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The OGC Web Coverage Service Interface Standard (WCS) 2.0, adopted in August 2010, provides access to coverage data in forms that are useful for client-side analysis and rendering, or as input into scientific models. Among the modular functionality facets is the OGC Web Coverage Processing Service (WCPS), a spatio-temporal geo raster query language.
In comparison to WFS and WMS, WCS plays a particular role in the OGC modular service framework:
This site offers a series of hands-on WCS demonstrations for manifold application scenarios, functionality facets, processing tasks.