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An OGC Web Map Service (WMS) produces maps of georeferenced data. A "map" in this context is seen as a visual representation of geodata; a map is not the data itself. The OGC WMS Implementation Specification standardizes the way in which maps are requested by clients and the way that servers describe their data holdings.
While mainly targeted at WCS and WCPS, this site offers WMS demonstrations for the following application scenarios: