Maps & Geodata



Maps


Kartenportal.CH – Access to Swiss Print Collection

Kartenportal.CH is the search portal for maps from Switzerland’s libraries and archives. Here you can find print collections such as topographical and thematic maps, with the corresponding links to the library holdings.

Geoportal of the Swiss Confederation – Online Map Viewer

The map viewer allows the interactive presentation of maps and the inclusion of thematic geographical data using a standard Web browser.

HADES – Hydrological Atlas of Switzerland

The Hydrological Atlas of Switzerland comprises a systematic sequence of maps split up into eight chapters. The HADES website offers the data presented in many maps and diagrams for free using

The Atlas is also available in print at the library locations in Birmensdorf, Dübendorf, Kastanienbaum and Villigen: HADES in the NEBIS catalogue


Geodata


Geodata4Edu / GeoVITe

Geodata4Edu is the Swiss national portal for geodata in teaching and research. It offers members of Swiss university institutions access to federal (eg swisstopo, BAFU, BFS) and also some cantonal geodata. Data can be accessed via the Geodata4Edu search portal ( user guide ) and a GIS browser or via the better-known GeoVITe portal ( recommended for data download ). User authentication works with Shibboleth (aai) / institutional login. Please be aware of the terms of use and cite used data correctly.

Geoportal of the Swiss Confederation

geo.admin.ch is the geographical information platform of the Swiss Confederation. The implemented map viewer allows the interactive presentation of maps and the inclusion of thematic geographical data using a standard Web browser. The respective datasets can be ordered directly from the responsible data supplier. Most datasets are also included in Geodata4edu.

geocat.ch

geocat.ch is the metadata catalogue of Switzerland's geodata. Federal, cantonal and municipal offices as well as private firms use geocat.ch to publish metadata for their own geodata.


Remote Sensing


Information System for Aerial Photographs / LUBIS Viewer

With the LUBIS viewer, you can search, display and order all terrestrial images, aerial photographs and aerial image strips registered in swisstopo’s LUBIS aerial imagery information system. For instructions, see here.

ESA Open Satellite Images

Satellite Images from the Sentinel sattelites provided by the European Space Agency (ESA). You have to create an account to be able to download satellite images for free.

NASA

Satellite Images offered by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).



 
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