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Geoservices with swisstopo geodata

Many of swisstopo's geodata can be freely accessed via the geoservices of the Federal Spatial Data Infrastructure (FSDI). The geoservices allow the most up-to-date swisstopo geodata to be consumed online without having to worry about storing and updating the data.

swisstopoWMS

Different types of geoservices are available. Their use does not require prior registration. They are based on standards that allow the interconnection of systems.

Main portrayal services

These services make swisstopo's geodata available online. In many cases they represent a very interesting alternative to downloading the data.

WMS-IFDG

Web Mapping Services containing the public data of the Federal Spatial Data Infrastructure (FSDI).  The technical name of the swisstopo layers begins with ch.swisstopo. The WMS service can be easily integrated into common desktop GIS applications. 

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WMTS-IFDG

Web Map Tiling Services which contains the public data of the Federal Spatial Data Infrastructure (FSDI). The technical name of the swisstopo layers begins with ch.swisstopo. The WMTS service can be easily integrated into common desktop GIS applications and is also particularly suitable for publishing geodata on the Internet in raster format.

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Vector Tiles Service-IFDG

Service based on Vector-Tiles technology. The light base map LBM is available through this new service. This service is intended for publication on the Internet. 

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Other services

The FSDI offers many other geoservices such as 3D buildings and terrain, geocoding, height queries. The technical description of the services is available in English.

 

The terms of use of the Federal Spatial Data Infrastructure apply when using the geoservices.