Digital Geography

28. March 2014

Geoscience Australia – geodata collection via WMS, WFS and WCS

The Australian government now provides a bunch of commercial and free geodata on their Australia Geoscience-Portal. Like the well known U.S. data provider Earth-Explorer, you can do a product search, browse the full collection of data and application or find new released datasets. Besides this common features of data portals, the site offers a great collection of processed maps, datasets and really nice interactive models for geoscientific issues of Australia via WMS, WFS and WCS (Web Coverage Service).


Here are the categories in maps and 3D model section from the portal:

The Data and Application section contains:

If you want to visit the homepage on toplevel, here you are: http://www.ga.gov.au/index.html