GSI offers a range of websites and services to enable you to simply view, download or connect live to our data for free:
Data Download sites
|Interactive Web Data Delivery System (IWDDS).
Offshore (INSS and INFOMAR) and onshore GSI
data can be clipped and extracted from an
area of interest.
|DCENR Spatial data page . GIS data (ESRI shapefiles) |
can be downloaded in pre-zipped folders. A stylefile is
included as well as a digital licence agreement which
is to be completed by the user.
A generic "GSI Spatial Resources Viewer" was created in association with ISD developers.
Separate bespoke project viewers are also available below.
||The new GSI Spatial Resources Viewer(2016) displays all of GSI datasets available to date.|
This viewer replaces the old Public Data Viewer.
Each project dataset can be viewed in a separate tab or as a standalone viewer (click on the "view in full screen" option) or see the list below.
Project Viewers Project viewers are updated regularly when new datasets are available.
|GIS Web Map Services (WMS) |
You can now access The Geological Survey's GIS data directly through your desktop GIS application, or view our data in a variety of Open Source Viewers (e.g Gaia).
OGC compliant WMS (Web Map Service) feeds are now available via our departmental GIS server.
Consult your software's help documentation on how to add the WMS.
Download Opening a GSI WMS in ArcGIS.pdf
Download Opening a INFOMAR WMS in ArcGIS.pdf
Download Opening a INFOMAR WMS in GAIA.pdf
The full links for the WMS services are:
INFOMAR (Marine) WMS Services Click Here