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Published on 17 December 2023

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  • Communication12 June 2024

    New hiking maps available

    Are you planning your next excursion into nature? Take advantage of the 11 new hiking maps at a scale of 1:50,000.

  • The picture shows an aerial view of Brienz BE with the village, the railway station and Lake Brienz.

    Communication12 June 2024

    swissNAMES3D Update June 2024

    The 2024 edition of swissNAMES3D is available. With over 430,000 geo-referenced entries, swissNAMES3D is the most comprehensive collection of Swiss geographic names.

  • Bern as shaded relief

    Communication6 June 2024

    swissSURFACE3D Raster Update June 2024

    swissSURFACE3D raster now also covers the cantons of Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt and Solothurn, as well as the northern and western parts of the canton of Bern.

  • The image shows 3D building models of Locarno integrated into a 3D model that is textured with an aerial image.

    Communication5 June 2024

    swissBUILDINGS3D Update June 2024

    In swissBUILDINGS3D 3.0 Beta, 3D building models with the federal building identifier (EGID) are now also available for the cantons of Bern and Jura. Moreover, swisstopo has updated the datasets of swissBUILDINGS3D 2.0 and swissBUILDINGS3D 3.0 Beta in the cantons of Bern, Jura and Valais.

  • Folio 2024 - Cover

    3 June 2024

    Focus on women

    Women have been working in technical professions, geoinformatics and, namely, the field of geoinformation for a long time now. So we choose to turn our attention to the women in our federal office.

  • Communication28 May 2024

    SWISSIMAGE Update May 2024

    A new SWISSIMAGE update with images from the year 2023 is now available. A first part of the canton of Valais has been updated with the most recent images. The remaining part of the canton will be available at the beginning of July 2024.

  • Section of the national map 1:10’000, Andeer

    Communication23 May 2024

    Swiss Map Raster 10 Update 2024

    swisstopo has updated the digital National Map 1:10,000 (Swiss Map Raster 10) with the latest data. The 2024 edition of Switzerland's most detailed national map is available for download and can be viewed at map.geo.admin.ch.

  • 22 May 2024

    A new map of the Geological Atlas of Switzerland 1:25 000

    Sheet 177 Thun illustrates the differing geological structure of the Alpine margins on each side of Lake Thun and the Aare Valley: to the west, the remarkable Stockhorn chain and the landslide-prone formations of the Gurnigel region; to the east, the thick conglomerate layers between the Zulg Valley and Oberhofen.

  • Communication15 May 2024

    A journey through time national map 1:25’000

    The journey through time is now available for the 1:25’000 National Map. Analyse the evolution of the Swiss landscape from 1952 to the present day on the map viewer map.geo.admin.ch or with the geoservices of the Federal Geodata Infrastructure.

  • Communication2 May 2024

    Official directory of towns and cities: Update May 2024

    The product information has been updated.

  • Section of the Base Map, Aarau

    Communication1 May 2024

    Swiss Map Web products Update May 2024

    The vector tileset ‹Base› (ch.swisstopo.base.vt) has been updated with the latest data and the Swiss Map Web products have been adapted. Light Base Map and Imagery Base Map are now also based on the vector tileset ‹Base›. The vectortiles services ch.swisstopo.leichte-basiskarte.vt and ch.swisstopo.leichte-basiskarte-imagery.vt will no longer be updated and will be removed by the end of the year.

  • Berne and it's old town

    Communication30 April 2024

    swissSURFACE3D Update April 2024

    Our swissSURFACE3D data now covers the northern part of the canton of Berne up to the northern border of Thun.

  • Title of the mySwissMap map, background: Dufour map

    Communication24 April 2024

    mySwissMap – new for history and cartography enthusiasts

    Dive into the past and discover Switzerland in times past. The first editions of the Dufour and Siegfried Maps are now available as mySwissMap. Enjoy the advantages of the freely selectable map areas, to freely insert elements and the fully customizable cover. Order your historical piece of Switzerland!

  • The image shows a section of the swissTLM-Map in Bondo.

    Communication24 April 2024

    swissTLM-Map Update April 2024

    swisstopo has updated the map display of swissTLM-Map with the latest data of the topographic landscape model (TLM), as well as the corresponding layers in map.geo.admin.ch.

  • Title page of the map with map detail in the background

    Press releases15 April 2024

    Swiss summits – the new map series

    The 1:25,000 scale map series with 15 well-known peaks from different regions of Switzerland – not just for summiteers. Immerse yourself passionately in the world of mountains – with our precise summit maps.

  • swissALTIRegio hillshade

    Communication5 April 2024

    swissALTIRegio - the elevation model for wide-area applications

    The latest addition to swisstopo's range of elevation models has recently become available. swissALTIRegio is a small-scale terrain model. It replaces the outdated DHM25 and covers Switzerland and neighbouring countries with the latest elevation data.

  • The city of Solothurn shown in the form of a LiDAR point cloud.

    Communication13 March 2024

    swissSURFACE3D Update March 2024

    Our swissSURFACE3D data now covers the cantons of Basel-Landschaft, Basel-Stadt and Solothurn, as well as the north-western part of the canton of Bern.

  • Aeronautical Chart ICAO, Section Bernese Oberland

    Communication7 March 2024

    Aeronautical Maps Update 2024

    The digital edition 2024 of the Aeronautical Chart ICAO and the Glider Map is available now and valid from 21 March 2024.

  • The image shows the swissTLM3D landscape model in the Belp - Rubigen - Allmendingen b. Bern region

    Communication7 March 2024

    swissTLM3D Update March 2024

    The 2024 update of swissTLM3D is available. swisstopo has updated the topographic landscape model including the hiking routes. The current hiking route network is already published on map.geo.admin.ch.

  • The image shows the new border between the municipalities of Kloten and Nürensdorf on a gray national map from swisstopo.

    Communication28 February 2024

    Update of a municipal boundary in swissBOUNDARIES3D

    Due to a boundary mutation between the municipalities of Kloten and Nürensdorf, swisstopo has updated the affected boundary in the product swissBOUNDARIES3D.

  • Lac de l'Hongrin (VD), SWISSIMAGE 2023

    Communication26 February 2024

    SWISSIMAGE Update February 2024

    A new SWISSIMAGE update with images from 2023 is available. The entire canton of Vaud has been updated with the latest images.

  • The picture shows the bottom of Lake Baldegg in the form of a shaded relief

    Communication14 February 2024

    swissBATHY3D Update February 2024

    The batyhmetric data from lakes of Baldegg and Sempach are now available in swissBATHY3D.

  • Update SWISSIMAGE 2023

    Communication30 January 2024

    SWISSIMAGE Update January 2024

    A new SWISSIMAGE update with images from 2023 is available. The entire canton of Fribourg and Geneva and a large part of the canton of Vaud have been updated with the latest images.

  • Section of Swiss Map Vector 500, Biel/Bienne, Berne, Emmental region

    Communication26 January 2024

    Swiss Map Vector 500 and 1000 Edition 2023

    The edition of the national vector maps 1:500,000 and 1:1 Million, Swiss Map Vector 500 and 1000, with data status 2023 is now available.

  • The picture shows an infrared aerial view of the Charmey area (FR).

    Communication26 January 2024

    SWISSIMAGE RS Update January 2024

    Production of the SWISSIMAGE RS for the flight year 2023 has been completed. Data are available on request.

  • Communication3 January 2024

    swissBOUNDARIES3D Update December 2023

    The 2024 edition of swissBOUNDARIES3D is available! This updated dataset contains all fusions of municipalities that came into effect on January 1, 2024.

  • Communication21 December 2023

    Municipal boundaries - journey through time

    The number and territory of Swiss municipalities have changed considerably since 1850 and the creation of modern Switzerland. Discover this evolution on the map portal map.geo.admin.ch with the new journey through time function for municipal boundaries.

  • The image shows a relief shading from the data of the digital terrain model swissALTI3D, from the Bernina, Biancograt and Tschierva glacier area (GR).

    Communication9 December 2023

    swissALTI3D Update December 2023

    For the 2023 edition of swissALTI3D, the canton of Grisons has been updated.

  • The image shows a section of the Swiss Map Raster 1000 of the Rhone Valley (VS) from Martigny to Fiesch.

    Communication8 December 2023

    Swiss Map Raster 1000 Update 2023

    The 2023 update of the National Map 1:1 million is now available as digital National Map Swiss Map Raster.

  • Orthophoto of swisstopo's black and white aerial image overlaid on the national map in a GIS application.

    Communication6 December 2023

    Scanned Aerial Images for Download

    The self-service geodata offering from swisstopo is expanding with the integration of scanned aerial images. For the past few weeks, these images have been gradually made available for direct download. The integration of over 350’000 images will take several months and is expected to be completed by the end of 2024. Aerial images can be accessed through the map viewer of the federal geoportal.

  • The image shows 3D building models of Locarno integrated into a 3D model that is textured with an aerial image.

    Communication6 December 2023

    swissBUILDINGS3D Update December 2023

    swisstopo has partially updated the products swissBUILDINGS3D 2.0 and swissBUILDINGS3D 3.0 Beta. The entire canton of GR has been updated. Moreover, swissBUILDINGS3D 3.0 Beta includes now 3D building models with the federal building identifier (EGID) also for the cantons of BL and BS.

  • The image shows a section of the Swiss Map Vector 25 map of the Cham (ZG) area with the northern area and the northern part of Lake Zug.

    Communication5 December 2023

    Swiss Map Vector 10 and 25 Update 2023

    The 2023 edition of the national vector maps Swiss Map Vector 10 and 25 is now available with updated data.

  • The image shows a map section from Lucerne to Solothurn, with the perimeters of the official list of places coloured in

    Communication1 December 2023

    Official directory of towns and cities: New release per 1.12.2023

    A new, revised data model will come into force on 01.01.2024.

  • The picture shows an infrared aerial view of the Charmey area (FR).

    Communication8 November 2023

    SWISSIMAGE RS Update November 2023

    Production of the SWISSIMAGE RS 2023 for the cantons of Fribourg, Vaud and Valais has been completed. Data are available on request.

  • Communication7 November 2023

    Digital Road Map Update 2024/25

    The 2024/25 edition of the digital Road Map of Switzerland at a scale of 1:200,000 is now available.

  • The picture shows a section of a map of Riederalp and the surrounding area in winter colours.

    Communication6 November 2023

    Swiss Map Raster Winter - 2023 Edition

    The digital national maps in winter colours have been updated and are available at scales of 1:10,000 to 1:200,000. The perfect basis for visualising winter and snow sports themes.

  • Press releases2 November 2023

    A geomatics apprentice at swisstopo wins the Prix Carto

    Dorian Ramos receives the prestigious Swiss Cartography Award in the “Start” category for his castle map. This map was created as part of his apprenticeship as a geomatician with swisstopo. It provides information on the location, condition, and age of castles and fortresses around Lake Gruyère.

  • The image shows a map section from Lucerne to Solothurn, with the perimeters of the official list of places coloured in

    Communication1 November 2023

    Official directory of towns and cities

    swisstopo compiles, manages and publishes the directory of towns and cities, which includes postcodes as well as perimeters. The «PLZO_CH» dataset is available throughout the entire country.

  • Communication24 October 2023

    swissSURFACE3D Update November 2023

    Our swissSURFACE3D data now also cover the southwest of the canton of Bern.

  • The picture shows a section of the Swiss Map Raster 500 map of the Graubünden region, from Landquart - Thusis and Klosters - Flims.

    Communication17 October 2023

    Swiss Map Raster 500 Update 2023

    The digital National Map 1:500,000, Swiss Map Raster 500, has been updated and the 2023 edition is now available. Swiss Map Raster 500 provides an accurate general map of Switzerland and adjoining foreign territory.

  • The picture shows a section of the Swiss Map Raster 200 map from the Solothurn area to Pieterlen with the Weissenstein.

    Communication13 October 2023

    Swiss Map Raster 200 Update

    The 2023 update of the National Map 1:200,000 is now available as digital National Map Swiss Map Raster.

  • The image shows the symbolised swissTLMRegio landscape model in the Sion region.

    Communication11 October 2023

    swissTLMRegio Update October 2023

    The update 2023 of our small-scale landscape model is available. swissTLMRegio represents the natural and man-made features of the landscape in Switzerland and neighboring countries.

  • The image shows a map section from Lucerne to Solothurn, with the perimeters of the official list of places coloured in

    Communication1 October 2023

    Official directory of towns and cities: New release per 1.10.2023

    swisstopo compiles, manages and publishes the directory of towns and cities, which includes postcodes as well as perimeters. The «PLZO_CH» dataset is available throughout the entire country.

  • The picture shows an infrared aerial view of the Geneva area with the outflow of the Rhone and the island of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.

    Communication27 September 2023

    SWISSIMAGE RS Update Septembre 2023

    Production of the SWISSIMAGE RS 2023 for the canton of Geneva has been completed. Data are available on request.

  • The picture shows an aerial view of the centre of the town of La Chaux-de-Fonds (NE).

    Communication1 September 2023

    SWISSIMAGE Update September 2023

    A new SWISSIMAGE update with images from 2023 is available. The entire canton of Neuchâtel has been updated with the latest images.

  • The picture shows an aerial view of a single-family house neighbourhood, with the corresponding building addresses.

    Communication1 September 2023

    Official directory of building addresses Update September 2023

    The data will soon be available via the STAC API. The old data reference path will still be available during a transition period of two months.

  • The picture shows an aerial view of Nennigkofen (SO), with the corresponding street names of the official directory.

    Communication1 September 2023

    Official street directory

    The data will soon be available via the STAC API. The old data reference path will still be available during a transition period of two months.

  • The image shows a map section from Lucerne to Solothurn, with the perimeters of the official list of places coloured in

    Communication1 September 2023

    Official directory of towns and cities: New release per 1.9.2023

    swisstopo compiles, manages and publishes the directory of towns and cities, which includes postcodes as well as perimeters. The «PLZO_CH» dataset is available throughout the entire country.

  • The image shows the digital surface model (DOM) in the area of Sierre (VS).

    Communication3 August 2023

    swissSURFACE3D Raster Update August 2023

    As of now, swissSURFACE3D Raster is available for the canton of Valais.

  • The image shows a map section from Lucerne to Solothurn, with the perimeters of the official list of places coloured in

    Communication1 August 2023

    Official directory of towns and cities: New release per 1.8.2023

    swisstopo compiles, manages and publishes the directory of towns and cities, which includes postcodes as well as perimeters. The «PLZO_CH» dataset is available throughout the entire country. From 1 June 2023, the directory will no longer be available in MN03. The data is accessible via the STAC API.

  • The picture shows an aerial view of Nennigkofen (SO), with the corresponding street names of the official directory.

    Communication31 July 2023

    Official street directory Update August 2023

    This directory lists all streets, paths, alleys, squares and named districts that are used as street names for addresses. After the update, street axes will be extracted from the Topographic Landscape Model (TLM) in all of Switzerland.

  • The picture shows an aerial view of Saignelégier (JU) with spacious surroundings.

    Communication26 July 2023

    SWISSIMAGE Update July 2023

    The first update of SWISSIMAGE with images from 2023 is available. The entire canton of Jura has been updated with the latest images.

  • The picture shows an infrared aerial view of the old town centre of Colombier (NE).

    Communication10 July 2023

    SWISSIMAGE RS Update July 2023

    Production of the SWISSIMAGE RS 2023 for the canton of Neuchâtel has been completed. Data are available on request.

  • The image shows a map section from Lucerne to Solothurn, with the perimeters of the official list of places coloured in

    Communication1 July 2023

    Official directory of towns and cities: New release per 1.7.2023

    swisstopo compiles, manages and publishes the directory of towns and cities, which includes postcodes as well as perimeters. The «PLZO_CH» dataset is available throughout the entire country. From 1 June 2023, the directory will no longer be available in MN03. The data is accessible via the STAC API.

  • The picture shows an aerial view of the Julier Pass (GR) and its surroundings.

    Communication28 June 2023

    SWISSIMAGE Update June 2023

    Last update of the SWISSIMAGE product with images of 2022. The completion of the canton of Graubünden concludes the updating of the East of Switzerland with the 2022 images.

  • The picture shows the Gornergrat observatory with the Gornergrat railway station and the Monte Rosa massif in the background.

    Communication27 June 2023

    swissSURFACE3D Update June 2023

    The latest edition of swissSURFACE3D is available. Our LiDAR data now cover the entire canton of Valais.

  • The picture shows an infrared aerial view of the Etang de la Gruère (JU).

    Communication19 June 2023

    SWISSIMAGE RS Update June 2023

    Production of the SWISSIMAGE RS 2023 for the canton of Jura has been completed. Data are available on request.

  • The picture shows an aerial view of Brienz BE with the village, the railway station and Lake Brienz.

    Communication13 June 2023

    swissNAMES3D Update June 2023

    The 2023 edition of swissBOUNDARIES3D is available. With over 400,000 geo-referenced entries, swissNAMES3D is the most comprehensive collection of Swiss geographic names.

  • The image shows 3D building models of Locarno integrated into a 3D model that is textured with an aerial image.

    Communication2 June 2023

    swissBUILDINGS3D Update June 2023

    swisstopo has partially updated the products swissBUILDINGS3D 2.0 and swissBUILDINGS3D 3.0 Beta. In total an area of 3500 km2 has been updated in the cantons of LU, OW, NW, UR and TI. Moreover, swissBUILDINGS3D 3.0 Beta includes now 3D building models with the federal building identifier (EGID) for the canton AG and the city of Zürich.

  • The image shows a map section from Lucerne to Solothurn, with the perimeters of the official list of places coloured in

    Communication1 June 2023

    Official directory of towns and cities: New release per 1.6.2023

    swisstopo compiles, manages and publishes the directory of towns and cities, which includes postcodes as well as perimeters. The «PLZO_CH» dataset is available throughout the entire country. From 1 June 2023, the directory will no longer be available in MN03. The data is accessible via the STAC API.

  • The picture shows the lake bed of Lake Maggiore with the Brissago Islands in the foreground and Locarno in the background, seen from the Italian side.

    Communication25 May 2023

    swissBATHY3D Update May 2023

    The bathymetric data of Lake Morat and Lac de Joux were extended by the shallow water area and cover the lakes completely. Furthermore, we have added Lake Hallwil and the deep water area on the Swiss side of Lago Maggiore to the data set.

  • The picture shows a map of the village of Rodi-Fiesso (TI) with the surrounding area, Lake Campagna, the River Ticino and the motorway.

    Communication22 May 2023

    Swiss Map Raster 10 Update 2023

    swisstopo has updated the digital National Map 1:10,000 (Swiss Map Raster 10) with the latest data. The 2023 edition of Switzerland's most detailed national map is available for download and can be viewed at map.geo.admin.ch.

  • The image shows a section of the Swiss Map Vector 500 map from Zurich to Bern with Delémont and Amsteg.

    Communication8 May 2023

    Swiss Map Vector 500 and 1000 Update May 2023

    The edition of the national vector maps 1:500,000 and 1:1 Million, Swiss Map Vector 500 and 1000, with data status 2022 is now available.

  • The image shows a section of the swissTLM-Map in Bondo.

    Communication8 May 2023

    swissTLM-Map Update May 2023

    swisstopo has updated the map display of swissTLM-Map with the latest data of the topographic landscape model (TLM), as well as the corresponding layers in map.geo.admin.ch.

  • The picture shows an aerial view of Davos (GR) with the sports centre.

    Communication2 May 2023

    SWISSIMAGE Update May 2023

    New update of the SWISSIMAGE product with images of 2022. The first part of the canton of Graubünden is now available with the most recent images.

  • The image shows a map section from Lucerne to Solothurn, with the perimeters of the official list of places coloured in

    Communication1 May 2023

    Official directory of towns and cities

    swisstopo compiles, manages and publishes the directory of towns and cities, which includes postcodes as well as perimeters. The «PLZO_CH» dataset is available throughout the entire country.

  • The image shows the building and terrain as IFC combined with the BIM model of the swisstopo headquarters in Wabern.

    Communication28 April 2023

    New service IFC

    swisstopo offers a new service: Upon order, we export our building models and the terrain model in IFC format for a specific project area.

  • Communication14 April 2023

    swissSURFACE3D Update April 2023

    Our LiDAR data now cover half of the canton of Valais.

  • The image shows a map section from Lucerne to Solothurn, with the perimeters of the official list of places coloured in

    Communication1 April 2023

    Official directory of towns and cities: New release per 1.4.2023

    swisstopo compiles, manages and publishes the directory of towns and cities, which includes postcodes as well as perimeters. The «PLZO_CH» dataset is available throughout the entire country.

  • The picture shows a section of the aeronautical chart of the Lake Lucerne region and south-west to Sörenberg.

    Communication23 March 2023

    Aeronautical Maps Update 2023

    The digital edition 2023 of the Aeronautical Chart ICAO and the Glider Map is available now and valid from 23 March 2023.

  • The image shows the swissTLM3D landscape model in the Belp - Rubigen - Allmendingen b. Bern region

    Communication8 March 2023

    swissTLM3D Update March 2023

    The 2023 update of swissTLM3D is available. The current edition of swissTLM3D is now also available in GeoPackage format and contains all validated street names from the official index of streets.

  • The image shows a map section from Lucerne to Solothurn, with the perimeters of the official list of places coloured in

    Communication1 March 2023

    Official directory of towns and cities: New release per 1.3.2023

    swisstopo compiles, manages and publishes the directory of towns and cities, which includes postcodes as well as perimeters. The «PLZO_CH» dataset is available throughout the entire country.

  • The picture shows an aerial view of Obersee and Muttsee with the Muttsee dam.

    Communication28 February 2023

    SWISSIMAGE Update February 2023

    New update of the SWISSIMAGE product with images of 2022. The cantons Glarus, St. Gallen, Schwyz, Zug, Zurich and the Principality of Liechtenstein are now fully represented with the latest images.

  • The image shows an infrared aerial view of the St. Moritz (GR) area with lake.

    Communication21 February 2023

    SWISSIMAGE RS Update March 2023

    Production of the SWISSIMAGE RS for the flight year 2022 has been completed. Data are available on request.

  • The image shows a map section from Lucerne to Solothurn, with the perimeters of the official list of places coloured in

    Communication1 February 2023

    Official directory of towns and cities: New release per 1.2.2023

    swisstopo compiles, manages and publishes the directory of towns and cities, which includes postcodes as well as perimeters. The «PLZO_CH» dataset is available throughout the entire country.

  • The picture shows an aerial view of the centre of Appenzell.

    Communication9 January 2023

    SWISSIMAGE Update January 2023

    New update of the SWISSIMAGE product with images of 2022. The canton of Appenzell (A. Rh. and I.Rh.) is now fully represented with the latest images.

  • The picture shows a boundary stone in a snow-covered landscape on the right. On the left, the municipal boundaries in the northern part of the canton of Jura, in the French border region, with the municipality name 'Damphreux-Lugnez'.

    Communication22 December 2022

    swissBOUNDARIES3D Update December 2022

    The 2023 edition of swissBOUNDARIES3D is available! This updated dataset contains all fusions of municipalities that came into effect on January 1, 2023.

  • The picture shows a section of the Swiss Map Raster 1000 of the Lausanne - Bern - Interlaken area.

    Communication16 December 2022

    Swiss Map Raster 1000 Update 2022

    The 2022 update of the National Map 1:1 million is now available as digital National Map Swiss Map Raster.

  • The picture shows the lake bed of Lake Walen with the surrounding terrain, looking west from Walenstadt.

    Communication14 December 2022

    swissBATHY3D Update December 2022

    The bathymetric data for Walensee and the lakes of Sils and Silvaplana are now available.

  • The picture shows 3D building models of Neuchâtel from a bird's eye view, looking northwards from Lake Neuchâtel.

    Communication7 December 2022

    swissBUILDINGS3D Update December 2022

    swisstopo has partially updated the products swissBUILDINGS3D 2.0 and swissBUILDINGS3D 3.0 Beta. In total an area of 4104 km2 has been updated in the cantons of AG, LU and TI. Moreover, swissBUILDINGS3D 3.0 Beta includes 3D building models with the federal building identifier (EGID) for the first time. This additional information is available in the cantons AI, AR, GL and TG.

  • The picture shows a section of a map of Ste-Croix in winter colours.

    Communication1 December 2022

    Swiss Map Raster Winter - 2023 Edition

    The digital national maps 1:10,000 to 1:200,000 are now also available with a wintry colour scheme.

  • The image shows the digital surface model (DOM) in the area of the village of Soubey (JU) with the Doubs river bend.

    Communication15 November 2022

    swissSURFACE3D Raster Update November 2022

    As of today, swissSURFACE3D Raster ist available for the canton of Jura.

  • The picture shows the coloured relief shading of the Chelenalp valley and the Chelen glacier with the surrounding mountain peaks.

    Communication21 October 2022

    swissALTI3D Update October 2022

    For the 2022 edition of swissALTI3D, the cantons of Lucerne, Obwalden, Nidwalden, Uri and Ticino were updated.

  • The picture shows an aerial view of the Munot in Schaffhausen and the surrounding area.

    Communication19 October 2022

    SWISSIMAGE Update October 2022

    First update of the SWISSIMAGE product with images 2022. The Northeast of Switzerland, especially the cantons of Schaffhausen and Thurgau in their entirety, is now available with the latest images.

  • The image shows the symbolised swissTLMRegio landscape model in the Sion region.

    Communication19 October 2022

    swissTLMRegio Update October 2022

    The update 2022 of our small-scale landscape model is available. swissTLMRegio represents the natural and man-made features of the landscape in Switzerland and neighboring countries.

  • The picture shows St-Ursanne on the banks of the Doubs, visualised with data from swissSURFACE3D.

    Communication28 September 2022

    swissSURFACE3D Update Septembre 2022

    As of now, our LiDAR data for the canton of Jura are available.

  • Distribution of the integrity monitoring stations in Switzerland and their installation state

    Communication18 March 2021

    swipos-statistics-2020

    The quality of the swipos services is monitored by several Integrity Monitoring (IM) stations. The stations – just like regular users - regularly establish a connection to the swipos-GIS/GEO service and measure their position. By comparing the measured position with the known position, quality of the service can be determined.

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