IEDA: Marine Geoscience Data System

Web Services

We deliver catalogs, maps, and data through standard programmatic interfaces including:

Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) WxS Services

WxS Services can be used for live access to many of our data holdings. We use the MapServer software platform as our backend. A variety of OGC-enabled clients are available, both freeware and commercial, including the User-friendly Desktop Internet GIS (uDig), GeoMapApp, Gaia,NASA World Wind, and ArcGIS.

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


Catalog Services

We offer simple REST-type (read more) services to directly query our repository in real-time.