wiki:AvailableWMSServices

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Available WMS Services

Below is a list of WMS Servers that can be publicly accessed. Each entry lists the WMS's URL, as well as a list of its supported parameters and a sample OpenLayers usage.

  • Labs at MetaCarta
    • description: Standard OpenLayers WMS
    • url: http://labs.metacarta.com/wms/vmap0
    • params:
    • Usage:
      var layer = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "OpenLayers WMS", 
                            "http://labs.metacarta.com/wms/vmap0", 
                            {layers: 'basic'} );
      
  • DM Solutions Demo
    • description: DM Solutions Demo
    • url: http://www2.dmsolutions.ca/cgi-bin/mswms_gmap
    • params:
      • layers: ['bathymetry','land_fn','park','drain_fn,drainage','prov_bound','fedlimit','rail','road','popplace']
      • transparent: ['true','false']
      • format: image/png?
    • Usage:
      var dm_wms = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "DM Solutions Demo",
                      "http://www2.dmsolutions.ca/cgi-bin/mswms_gmap",
                      {layers: "bathymetry,land_fn,park,drain_fn,drainage," +
                               "prov_bound,fedlimit,rail,road,popplace",
                       transparent: "true", format: "image/png" });
      
  • Boston Freemap
    • description: Boston Freemap
    • url: http://boston.freemap.in/cgi-bin/mapserv?
    • params:
      • layers: ['border','water', 'roads', 'rapid_transit', 'buildings']
      • transparent: ['true','false']
      • format: png?
    • Usage:
      var basemap = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "Boston", 
                      "http://boston.freemap.in/cgi-bin/mapserv?",
                      {map: '/www/freemap.in/boston/map/gmaps.map', layers: 'border,water,roads', format: 'png', 'transparent': 'off'});
      
  • Topo Maps
    • description: Topo Maps (US only)
    • url: http://terraservice.net/ogcmap.ashx
    • params:
    • Usage:
                  var drg = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS("Topo Maps",
                      "http://terraservice.net/ogcmap.ashx",
                      {layers: "DRG"});
      
  • Nexrad
    • description: Nexrad Weather Feed
    • url: http://online.resource.url/wms/script
    • params:
    • Usage:
      	        ia_wms = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS("Nexrad",
                                     "http://mesonet.agron.iastate.edu/cgi-bin/wms/nexrad/n0r.cgi?",
                                     {layers:"nexrad-n0r-wmst",transparent:"true",format:'image/png'});
      

  • Example entry
    • description: Description of the layer
    • url: http://online.resource.url/wms/script
    • params:
      • layers: ['layers','here']
    • Usage:
                  var wms = new OpenLayers.Layer.WMS( "Example Entry",
                      "http://online.resource.url/wms/script", 
                      {layers: "layers"});
      
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