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Application Services

 

USGS EROS has provided the following web services that can be used by the public to build custom applications:

  • Elevation — Use the Elevation Service to obtain elevations from a variety of data sources for the United States, U.S. territories, and parts of North America.
  • Inventory Use the Inventory Service to find out which datasets cover a specific geographic area. This service can also provide many characteristics of those datsets including download options, metadata URLs, and WMS information that can be used to request map images.
  • Downloads Use the Request Validation and Download Services to obtain full resolution data.
Service Name REST Interface SOAP Interface Description Additional Info
Elevation Service   WSDL Use the Elevation Service to obtain elevations from a variety of data sources for the United States, U.S. territories, and parts of North America. Test page

Inventory Service JSON WSDL Use the Inventory Service to find out which datasets cover a specific geographic area. This service can also provide many characteristics of those datsets including download options, metadata URLs, and WMS information that can be used to request map images. Users Guide
17 Aug 2013


Attributes
16 Dec 2009


Request_Validation_Service   WSDL Use the Request Validation and Download Services to obtain full resolution data. Users Guide
13 Mar 2013


Download_Service   WSDL Use the Request Validation and Download Services to obtain full resolution data. Users Guide
26 Feb 2010



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