A source identifier (SID) grid has been released to accompany the GEBCO_08 Grid. It identifies which grid cells in the GEBCO_08 Grid are based on bathymetric soundings and which contain predicted depths.
Release of the GEBCO_08 Grid Web Map Service (WMS)
The GEBCO_08 Grid is now available as a Web Map Service (WMS), a means of accessing geo-referenced map images over the internet. These maps can be viewed in a web browser; incorporated in your own web application or displayed in various GIS/mapping packages.
Find out more about the WMS and how to access the service.
Supported service requests
GetCapabilities request for the GEBCO_08 Grid WMS
This request returns information about the layers contained in the service in the form of an XML file (you may need to save this to view the information).
GetMap request for the GEBCO_08 Grid WMS
This request returns a map. Using the information given in the GetCapabilities
request, the user can specify parameters such as the geographic extent of the
map and the size of the returned image.