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Non-ArcGIS Desktop (OGC)

Non-ArcGIS Desktop software includes a number of open source GIS desktop packages listed in the Types of Services Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Format section.

WFS Steps:

  1. Determine the URL of the server and service to use, follow these steps:
    1. The server URL to use is found in the REST. For example, go to ndgishub.nd.gov/arcgis/rest/services
    2. Click on the Features link then click on Features/Geology
    3. Scroll to the bottom of the page
    4. Click on the WFS link
    5. Find and copy one of the xlink:href URLs, e.g., http://ndgishub.nd.gov/arcgis/services/Features/Geology/MapServer/WFSServer?
  2. Paste this into the URL field. For example in Gaia the screen will look something like this:
Screen shot of Non-ArcGIS Desktop

WCS Steps:

  1. Determine the URL of the server and service to use, follow these steps:
    1. The server URL to use is found in the REST. For example, go to ndgishub.nd.gov/arcgis/rest/services
    2. Click on All_Imagery
    3. Scroll to the bottom of the page
    4. Click on the WCS link
    5. Find and copy one of the xlink:type URLs, e.g., http://ndgishub.nd.gov/arcgis/services/All_Imagery/MapServer/WCSServer
  2. Paste this into the URL field. For example in gvSIG the screen will look something like this:
Screen shot for WCS

WMS Steps

  1. Determine the URL of the server and service to use, follow these steps:
    1. The server URL to use is found in the REST. For example, go to ndgishub.nd.gov/arcgis/rest/services
    2. Click on All_Imagery
    3. Scroll to the bottom of the page
    4. Click on the WMS link
    5. Find and copy one of the xlink:href URLs, e.g., http://ndgishub.nd.gov/arcgis/services/All_Imagery/MapServer/WMSServer
  2. Paste this into the URL field. For example in Gaia the screen will look something like this:
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