IEDA: Marine Geoscience Data System

MGDS Web Services

We offer a variety of web services for different components of our data system:

We also provide access to select data via KML.

Global Multi-Resolution Topography (GMRT)

GMRT Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) WxS Services

Our Web Map Services (WMS) allow any OGC-enabled client to access map imagery from our Global Multi-Resolution Topography (GMRT) Synthesis. Use one the following URLS to access GMRT:

GMRT REST-type Services


Marine-Geo Digital Library

Catalog Services

We offer simple REST and OGC services to directly query our Digital Library for data and metadata.

Vocabulary Services

Marine-Geo Digital Library VocabServer exposes our controlled vocabularies:

OpenSearch Services

Our OpenSearch collection-level service provides XML records as an Atom feed. The service URL template (where XXX is typically a cruise ID) is: