• Low distortion area

    Geography, Territory and environment

    During fieldwork in the official cadastral survey, a local adaptation must be made or proof must be provided that this is not needed. In low distortion areas, a local adaptation...

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  • Geotechnical Map of Switzerland 1:200000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The 1:200'000 geotechnical map (GK200) shows the subsurface strata classified according to lithological-petrographic criteria. The legend is designed to represent the technical ...

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  • Tectonic Map of Switzerland 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Tectonic Map of Switzerland (GK500-Tekto) covers the whole of Switzerland and adjoining parts of neighbouring countries. It shows the large-scale structural and tectonic uni...

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  • Geological Map of Switzerland 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The 1:500,000 Geological Map of Switzerland covers the whole of Switzerland and adjoining parts of neighbouring countries. It gives an overview of the distribution of the upperm...

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  • Geothermal Map of Switzerland 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The geothermal map shows the thermal energy that is produced in the subsurface and traverses the Earth's surface within an area of 1 m2. The heat itself is released in the Earth...

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  • Gravimetric Map of Switzerland (Bouguer Anomalies) 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Gravitational acceleration or gravity depends on the location of the measuring point and the mass distribution in the subsurface structure. A Bouguer anomaly is the difference b...

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  • Natural stone: mining

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Natural stone is extracted from hard rock in quarries in the form of hewn or sawn blocks for direct use in construction. This dataset shows the active and decommissioned natural...

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  • Hydrogeological Map of Switzerland: Groundwater Resources 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) is the body within the Swiss Geological Survey responsible for hydrogeology. The 1:500,000 Hydrogeological Map forms part of the Ge...

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  • Gravimetric Map of Switzerland (Isostatic Anomalies) 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Isostatic anomalies can be deduced using the Pratt or Airy hypothesis. These anomalies correspond to the static flotation of the Earth’s crust in the upper mantle. The deviation...

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  • Declination Map of Switzerland 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Geomagnetic maps are the result of measurements of total intensity, declination and inclination. The declination describes the angle formed between magnetic and geographic north...

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  • Inclination Map of Switzerland 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Geomagnetic maps are the result of measurements of total intensity, declination and inclination. The inclination is the angle formed by the orientation of the magnetic field rel...

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  • Map of Mineral Raw Materials in Switzerland 1:200000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The 1:200'000 map of mineral resources (RK200) classifies the subsurface strata according to geochemical criteria. The map is overlaid with point data showing the occurrence of ...

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  • Total Intensity Map of Switzerland 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Geomagnetic maps are the result of measurements of total intensity, declination and inclination. The geomagnetic field is defined by a vector, which isrepresented in terms of it...

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  • Aeromagnetic Map of the Swiss Plateau and the Jura Mountains

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The overall magnetisation of a rock consists of induced magnetisation caused by the Earth's magnetic field and of remanent magnetisation acquired by the rock during its formatio...

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  • Aeromagnetic Map of Switzerland 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The overall magnetisation of a rock consists of induced magnetisation caused by the Earth's magnetic field and of remanent magnetisation acquired by the rock during its formatio...

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  • Broken rock: mining

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Broken hard rock refers to gravel, grit and rubble that is extracted from hard rock in quarries and then mechanically broken down into small pieces. It is used primarily in cons...

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  • Cement raw materials: mining and processing

    Geography, Territory and environment

    This dataset shows the active and decommissioned cement and lime mining and production sites in Switzerland. It forms part of the Resources Information System of the Georesource...

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  • Hydrogeological Map of Switzerland: Vulnerability of Groundwater Resources 1:...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) is the body within the Swiss Geological Survey responsible for hydrogeology. The 1:500,000 Hydrogeological Map forms part of the Ge...

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  • Status of the cantonal geotope inventories

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Geotopes Project Group (Swiss Academy of Sciences SCNAT) centralises all geodata relating to cantonal geotope inventories in a GIS database. The aim is to obtain a nationwid...

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  • Image strips swisstopo

    Geography, Territory and environment

    In context of the update cycle of the national maps and the production of the orthoimage mosaic SWISSIMAGE, swisstopo records the whole area of Switzerland with aerial image str...

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