WS06: Web mapping with OGC services and GeoServer: an introduction


Trainers: Andrea Aime (GeoSolutions), Simone Giannecchini (GeoSolutions)

Schedule: Monday Morning 9-13

Places: 30




This workshop will provide an introduction to OGC services implementation with GeoServer and GeoWebCache. The workshop will cover: Setting up vector data, such as shapefile and postgis, in GeoServer Setting up raster data, such as geotiff, in GeoServerIntroduction to the Web Map Service protocol and usage of configured data from external clients Creating GeoServer styles with desktop tools * Introduction to the Web Map Tile Service, with examples using the GeoServer embedded GeoWebCache

In order to participate no previous knowledge of GeoServer and OGC services is required, but a basic knowledge of GIS concepts and basic data formats (shapefiles, geotiff) is recommended.

Tags: raster, vector, GeoServer, wfs, OGC, WMS, WMTS



Additional Information:

The workshop will use introductory portions of the GeoSolutions creative commons licenced training material available at

Older releases of this material have already been successfully used at previews FOSS4G, local conferences, and private workshops. The material gets regularly updated to cover the currently supported versions of GeoServer and latest functionality.