Thursday, 10 March 2011

GEBCO Web Map Service (WMS)

On behalf of the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) community, BODC has developed a WMS of the GEBCO_08 Grid — a global gridded bathymetric data set.

The WMS provides a means of accessing geo-referenced map images over the internet, which can be viewed in a web browser, incorporated in your own web applications or displayed in various geographic Information System (GIS) mapping packages.

Viewing the GEBCO WMS through a web browser ©

Supported service requests

  • GetMap

    GetMap request for the GEBCO_08 Grid WMS
    This request returns a map. Using the information given in the GetCapabilities request, the user can specify parameters such as the geographic extent of the map and the size of the returned image.

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