• Geological Atlas of Switzerland 1:25000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The sheets of the Geological Atlas of Switzerland (GA25) give detailed information about the uppermost layers of the subsurface structure. Geological formations are represented ...

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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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  • Geological Vector Datasets GeoCover

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The GeoCover Datasets V2 (standardized according to the Data Model Geology of Switzerland) is based on the map sheets of the Geological Atlas of Switzerland 1:25 000 and on comp...

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  • GeoMaps 500 Vector

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Six «GeoMaps» at 1:500000 scale give a broad overview of the composition and major features of the underlying structure of Switzerland. The geological map provides an overview o...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • GeoMaps 500 Raster

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Six «GeoMaps» at 1:500000 scale give a broad overview of the composition and major features of the underlying structure of Switzerland. The geological map provides an overview o...

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  • General Geological Map of Switzerland 1:200,000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Geological mapping of the whole country based on the Dufour Map of Switzerland. Comprised of eight sheets, published between 1942 and 1964, the General Geological Map of Switzer...

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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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  • Thickness model of unconsolidated deposits

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The thickness model of unconsolidated deposits is a digital data set that describes the thickness of the unconsolidated deposits. This product is derived from the bedrock elevat...

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  • Bedrock elevation model

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The bedrock elevation model is a complete model of the bedrock surface (or Quaternary base) in the Molasse Basin, the larger Alpine valleys (Rhine, Rhône, Aare, Reuss, Linth and...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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