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Resource Basic Information
  Resource Id: urn:geoss:csr:resource:urn:uuid:ddfd882f-bc30-49ac-895d-f50f54119a35
  Name: Web 3D Service
  Abbreviation: W3DS
  Description: A Web 3D Service (W3DS) is a portrayal service for three-dimensional geodata such as landscape models, city models, textured building models, vegetation objects, and street furniture. Geodata is delivered as scenes that are comprised of display elements, optimized for efficient real time rendering at high frame rates. 3D Scenes can be interactively displayed and explored by internet browsers with 3D plugins, or loaded into virtual globe applications.
  GEO Member or Participating Organisation :
  Responsible Organisation: University of Heidelberg, Chair of GIScience
  Resource Information URL:
  Resource Interface URL:
Resource Contact Information
  Contact Name: Georg Walenciak
  Contact Email:
Resource Category
Societal Benefit Areas
Resource Status
GEOSS Data Core
  No GEOSS Data Core Indicator selected
Ontology Reference
  No Ontology Information Available
Standard Classification
  Web 3D Service
Standard Supportive
  Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP), Version 1.1
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