EcoAtlas for Developers

EcoAtlas provides various webserves to developers for accessing and displaying CRAM and Habitat Projects data.

Web services provide a standard way to access geo-referenced data online. Although potential uses are numerous, typically web services allow one machine to exchange data with another for timely, automated, and efficient sharing of information. Different service types provide different levels of access to the data, including serving image tiles of the data or the features and attributes themselves.

If you are using any of our services or need help, let us know. Contact us at webservices@sfei.org. We’re interested in hearing how our services are being used in other applications.

Web Map Services

Web map services are created in accordance with the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) WMS protocol. The WMS GetCapabilities operation requests metadata about the operations, services, and data (“capabilities”) that are offered by a WMS server. To retrieve this information, enter the following URL in your browser: https://geoserver.sfei.org/prd/sfeiwebservices/wms?request=GetCapabilities

For more details on WMS services see the documentation on the OGC website.

REST API

RESTful (Repesentational State Transfer) APIs allow for access of data over HTTP. The EcoAtlas REST API currently supports GET requests to programmatically query and retrieve Habitat Projects data in JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) format.