IOOS SOS Home
The Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) implemented an Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) Sensor Observation Service (SOS) using an IOOS-DIF schema. CO-OPS SOS has implemented three operations:
This page illustrates a GetObservation Operation on the CO-OPS SOS. The GetObservation Operation supports HTTP/GET and HTTP/POST request methods. Please see our list of GetObservation parameters for more details, and the list of available products
GetObservation Request via HTTP/GET¶
This section should help users generate URLs of interest. The user can choose from the available parameters:
A valid URL will be generated and displayed back to the user by simply clicking the "Get Request URL" button. The URL can further be customized for any programs that aim at automating this data retrieval process.
To view the resulted output of that URL, please click the "Submit" button.
GetObservation Request via HTTP/POST¶
The following section illustrates an HTTP/POST request for a GetObservation. A user can specify a request for one or more stations, time period, product of interest, a desired output format and other optional parameters. A valid XML sample will be displayed in the request field, which can be copied to an XML file. The user can change the corresponding text, and click the "Submit" button to post the contents for querying SOS "GetObservation" results.