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GIBS Tiled Web Mapping Service (TWMS)

Metadata Updated: December 7, 2023

The TWMS specification is a custom extension to the OGS WMS standard developed by the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Similar to the OGC WMTS specification, TWMS introduces a 'tiled' approach to imagery requests so that tiles may be pre-generated and cached for fast response. Unlike WMTS, the TWMS standard retains the usage of requests containing geographic coordinates for imagery. However, it only responds to a limited number of predefined geographic regions, creating a gridded access pattern.

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Restricted: This dataset can only be accessed or used under certain conditions. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023
Data Update Frequency irregular

Metadata Source

Harvested from NASA Data.json

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date November 12, 2020
Metadata Updated Date December 7, 2023
Publisher National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Identifier NASA-424
Data First Published 2018-06-25
Data Last Modified 2020-01-29
Category Earth Science
Public Access Level restricted public
Data Update Frequency irregular
Bureau Code 026:00
Metadata Context
Metadata Catalog ID
Schema Version
Catalog Describedby
Harvest Object Id 60e1e6fe-2bc5-43fb-835b-0038b47e4849
Harvest Source Id 58f92550-7a01-4f00-b1b2-8dc953bd598f
Harvest Source Title NASA Data.json
Homepage URL
Program Code 026:005
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash cbb049b26dfde4e11850d80a9a6e25360b9d25d0e3ecb999fecdb237397dcc1a
Source Schema Version 1.1

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