23 datasets found

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Division of Geological Vector Datasets GeoCover

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The GeoCover datasets are available according to the sheet division of the National Maps 1:25,000. To obtain a complete coverage of Switzerland, datasets can be found in the lay...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Gravimetric Atlas of Switzerland 1:100000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Bouguer anomalies for Switzerland are shown on 22 sheets. A Bouguer anomaly is the difference between the gravity measured at a particular point on the Earth's surface and t...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Lithological-petrographic map of Switzerland – Genesis 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The 1:500'000 geotechnical map (GK500) of the Swiss Geotechnical Commission (SGTK) shows the subsurface strata classified according to lithological-petrographic criteria. The le...

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  • Natural stones on buildings

    Geography, Territory and environment

    This dataset shows the use of stone in the construction of over 4,000 buildings in Switzerland. The data was collected by Francis de Quervain between 1954 and 1983. Over the pas...

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  • Switzerland During the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) 1:500000 (vector map)

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map (GK500-LGM) shows the maximum extent of glaciation in Switzerland at the height of the last Ice Age around 24,000 years ago. It presents the latest results of current re...

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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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  • Simplified map of the near-surface mineral resources of Switzerland 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map of near-surface mineral resources of Switzerland 1:500000 (GK500) of the Swiss Geotechnical Commission (SGTK) shows the subsurface strata classified according to litholo...

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  • Switzerland During the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) 1:500000

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map (GK500-LGM) shows the maximum extent of glaciation in Switzerland at the height of the last Ice Age around 24,000 years ago. It presents the latest results of current re...

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