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nowCOAST LayerInfo API

nowCOAST is a GIS-based online mapping tool that provides access to real-time coastal environmental observations and NOAA forecasts for any region in the coastal United States. nowCOAST's LayerInfo API provides access to additional useful information on mapping layers, including Legends, Timestamps, Icons, and Layer Descriptions. The API uses HTTP calls and responses are formatted in XML, HTML and TXT.

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nowCOAST LayerInfo: Highlights

Summary
Coastal mapping information retrieval tool
Category
Mapping
Tags
Protocols
HTTP
Data Formats
HTML, XML, Text
API home
http://nowcoast.noaa.gov/help/layerinfo.shtml ... 

nowCOAST LayerInfo: Specifications

Functionality

Client Install Required
No  
Service Endpoint
http://nowcoast.noaa.gov/LayerInfo?

Signup and Licensing

Signup Requirements
None  
Developer Key Required
No  
Account Required
No  
Commercial Licensing
 
Provider
www.nauticalcharts.noaa.gov/  
Managed By
Office of Coast Survey  
Non-Commercial Lic.
 
Data Licensing
Unspecified  
Usage Fees
None  
Program Fees
 
Certification Program
 
Usage Limits
None given 
Terms of Service
nowcoast.noaa.gov/help/disclaimers.shtml?name=disc... 

Security

Authentication Model
None 
SSL Support
 
Read-only Without Login
 

Support

Vendor API Kits
 
Community API Kits
 
API Blog
 
Site Blog
 
API Forum
 
Developer Support
nowcoast.noaa.gov/help/faq.shtml?name=faq 
Console URL
 

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