Sensor Web for Dummies

... and others who just want answers in plain English.

What is the Sensor Web?

The concept of the "sensor web" is a type of sensor network that is especially well suited for environmental monitoring. The phrase the "sensor web" is also associated with a sensing system which heavily utilizes the World Wide Web. OGC's Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) framework defines a suite of web service interfaces and communication protocols abstracting from the heterogeneity of sensor (network) communication. (

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How can I register a sensor system with the SOS?

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