The VITO Web Coverage Service (WCS) interface is created and used by VITO in eg. the Time Series Viewer, the GeoViewer and applies to the following standard:

  • OGC 09-110r4: OGC WCS 2.0 Interface Standard - Core


It is possible to access the WCS directly by using a simple browser or desktop tools such as QGis.

General Url:


Examples for a single day (GeoTIFF file):


Next to the use of the WCS in tools such as QGIS, the WCS can also be used by developers in the Notebook environment. Examples are availalbe in the Notebook sample gallery.

The WCS is especially usefull for smaller areas. When a request with a bigger ROI generates a 'time out' error, it is recommened to size down the ROI.