Understanding the topography of the European seas

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Available tilesets

All layers are rendered in projection EPSG:4326. Some layers are available in other tile sets. See below for an overview. In the future other tilesets might be released. If your WMTS client requires a different projection, you can try our WMS service or contact us for a solution

web_mercatorWeb MercatorEPSG:3857
laeaLAEA LambertEPSG:3035
epsg_3031Antarctic Polar StereographicEPSG:3031
epsg_3996IBCAO Polar StereographicEPSG:3996

Available layers

baselayerGlobal land and water coverageimage/pngdefault
baselayer_landGlobal land coverageimage/pngdefault
mean_atlas_landMean depth full coverage with land coverageimage/pngdefault
mean_multicolourMean depth in multi colourimage/pngdefault
mean_rainbowcolourMean depth rainbow colour rampimage/pngdefault