With the DescribeTasking request a client cab receive the necessary information to task a sensor.

The DescribeTasking request must be made in the form of a POST request .


Mandatory parameters for this request:

  • service - set to SPS
  • request - set to DescribeTasking
  • version - for this SPS-version set to “1.0.0″
  • sensorID - the unique ID of the sensor that is tasked

Example of a DescribeTasking request:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<DescribeTasking xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/sps" service="SPS" version="1.0.0">

The service responds to this request with a DescribeTaskingRequestResponse

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