OpenGIS Symbology Encoding Implementation Specification

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Full name OpenGIS Symbology Encoding Implementation Specification
Version V1.1.0
Amendments None
Corrigenda None
Published by OGC
Languages English
Online overview
Type of standard ISO International Standard and OpenGIS Implementation Specification
Application level
Related standard(s) ISO 19117:2012, Geographic information -- Portrayal
ISO 19119:2005, Geographic information – Services
ISO 19128:2005, Geographic information – Web Map Server interface
ISO 19143:2010, Geographic information – Filter encoding
OpenGIS Styled Layer Descriptor Profile of the Web Map Service Implementation Specification
Application The OGC Symbology Encoding (SE) standard has initially been a part of the Styled Layer Descriptor (SLD) 1.0 standard. OGC SE describes the actual syntax for the description of styles.
Conformance classes Basic Schema conformance
Basic Feature Styling Functionality
Basic Coverage Styling Functionality
Full Feature Styling Functionality
Full Coverage Styling Functionality
Implementation benefits OGC SE defines a language for specifying the style of a map. This language can be used to portray the output of WMS, WFS and CSW.
Products SE is implemented in conjunction with a SLD. An example of an SE implementation is GeoServer 2.5.2.