This page illustrates the GetObservation Operation for the SCHeMA SOS Service. This operation allows clients to retrieve observation data as acquired by the SCHeMA probes and by other platforms related to the project. The GetObservation Operation supports HTTP/GET and HTTP/POST request methods. For further info see the list of GetObservation parameters.

Request via HTTP/GET
Offering
Time Event
Observed properties
Procedure
Feature of interest
Result Format
HTTP/GET Request URL:
Request via HTTP/POST
Service URL
http://dataportal.schema-ocean.eu/service/wssos.asmx/SOS
Offering
Time Event
Observed properties
Procedure
Feature of interest
Result Format
POST XML
PARAMETERS DESCRIPTION
Request

The input parameters for GetObservation operation include:

Input Name Description
Mandatory
service Service name (SOS)
Yes
request Operation name (GetObservation)
Yes
version Service Version (1.0.0)
Yes
responseFormat Response format (MIME type) for GetObservation. Valid values are
  • text/xml
  • text/csv
Yes
eventTime Time period for requested data (in ISO6801 format), if no eventTime is specified, the latest available record is retrieved.
No
featureOfInterest The location of the test.
No
observedProperty Physical quantities
Yes
offering Experiments to retrieve data from
Yes
procedure Probes available to filter response data
No
See the Capabilities document to check the filtering options for every offering
Response

A GetObservation response returns a collection of observations in the Observations & Measurements (O&M) standard compliant observation [OGC 06-009r6]. Each observation is composed of metadata, description of the phenomena being returned (parameter names, units of measure, reference systems) and values.

The supported SCHeMA observation output format are text/xml and text/csv

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