WMS map services

A Web Map Service (OGC-WMS) is a standard protocol for serving georeferenced map images over the Internet.

The maps are generated from in-situ observations (Coriolis, Argo, MyOcean…).

The WMS services are usefull for web sites (such as portals) willing to display maps from various suppliers.

 

The last 30 days of Argo profile observations

The "getcapabilities" request

Example 1: a direct call of this WMS service from Sextant data portal

Example 2: Sextant data portal combining Argo profiles, coastal model and observations, objective analysis