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Using QGIS for viewing our services

Using QGIS for viewing our services

Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a user friendly Open Source Geographic Information System ( GIS ) licensed under the GNU General Public License. QGIS is an official project of the Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo). It runs on Linux, Unix, Mac OSX, Windows and Android and supports numerous vector, raster, and database formats and functionalities. ...Read more

Add WMS layer to the QGIS desktop

  • Click the Add WMS layer icon or choose Layer → Add WMS layer

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  • At first we should create a new connection. Click the New button. You should see the window for specify new connection.
  • Fill the form with apropriate parameters. You might use whatever WMS URL. Our Habitats Forest Management Institute WMS link is www.habitats.cz/geoserver_habitats/wms . Name is not so important and only placement for qgis. WMS Service is free to use without additional credentials.

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  • Choose the layer e.g. Vegetation tiers (WGS-84) and continue with Add button

add-layers-from-wms-server-800.png

  • You should see the result as shown below

wms-result-800.png

Add WFS layer to the QGIS desktop

  • Click the Add WFS layer icon or choose Layer → Add WMS layer

panel-WFS.png

  • At first we should create a new connection. Click the New button. You should see the window for specifing new connection.
  • Fill the form with apropriate parameters. You might use whatever WFS URL. Our Habitats Forest Management Institute WFS link is www.habitats.cz/geoserver_habitats/wfs . Name is not so important and only placement for qgis. WFS Service is limited only for our stakeholders, therefore you have to ask for username and password.

new-wfs-connection.png

  • Choose the layer e.g. Forest roads (WGS-84) and continue with Ok button

add-layers-from-wfs-server-800.png

  • Now you have to provide your credentials for download layers.

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  • If the layer is comprehensive the QGIS will wait until all data downloaded completely.

loading-wfs-layers.png

  • You should see the result as shown below. You can explore the data, moreover the attribute table can be also accessed.

wfs-result-800.png

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