GeoSeer Stats

´╗┐This page contains statistics for the datasets, and services that are searchable via GeoSeer.
To the best of our knowledge GeoSeer has the largest index of such data, and while it is somewhat representative of the global state of OGC services, it's not a complete survey.

Caveat: The numbers below represent the number of datasets after clean-up and post-processing (i.e. duplicate removing). The actual number of public datasets GeoSeer's index represents is anything from 50-100% higher than the number given below. See this blog post for more information about counting datasets/layers.

Index


  1. General Stats
    1. Current and Historical Counts
    2. Services Statistics
    3. Number of Countries
  2. Dataset Extents
  3. Top Tens
    1. 10 Top Level Domains with most Datasets
    2. 10 Hosts with the most Datasets
    3. 10 WMSes with the most Datasets
    4. 10 WFSes with the most Datasets
    5. 10 WCSes with the most Datasets
    6. 10 WMTSes with the most Datasets
  4. Glossary


General Stats


Current and Historical Counts
See the glossary at the bottom of this page for information on meanings.
Now = Number in the current index; online and working during the last crawl.
Ever = Number ever found (since early 2018), including ones that are now offline.
Percentage Online = The percentage of discovered things that are currently online and in the index.

NowEverPercentage Online
Hosts5,0847,26669.97%
Endpoints238,475364,02165.51%
Services295,620452,25565.37%
Datasets2,505,2086,862,69036.5%
Distinct Datasets2,149,494--

Services Statistics
The different types of services, how many of each are out there, and the number of datasets there are for each type.

Service TypeNumber of this Service typeNumber of Datasets available via this Service Type
WMS179,7341,683,657
WFS73,871564,521
WMTS26,096136,882
WCS15,919120,148

Number of Countries
Total number of different countries hosting data.
  • Countries: 103
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Dataset Extents

This plot shows what extents the datasets in the GeoSeer index covers. It excludes the ~100,000 global coverage datasets.
There is a complete set of extent plots here, along with more information about them.Global Map showing extents of datasets
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Top Tens


10 Top Level Domains with most Datasets
The ten Top Level Domains (TLDs) with the most datasets. Basically, 'Which country has the most datasets?'

TLDNumber of Datasets
.fr217,488
.de200,041
.one198,853
.gov176,372
.no157,440
.org143,056
.edu126,023
.nl83,400
.eu82,509
.com78,405

10 Hosts with the most Datasets
The 10 hosts that have the most data. Or 'Who has the most data?'

Host DomainNumber of Datasets
geodienste.komm.one198,853
ogc.geo-ide.developpement-durable.gouv.fr96,614
hoydedata.no77,755
wms.geonorge.no49,647
d2bzsyjwknqwf6.cloudfront.net31,083
geoserver.d4science-ii.research-infrastructures.eu30,026
geoserver.d4science.org30,026
ambiente.caearte.conae.gov.ar28,284
www.sciencebase.gov26,879
geowebservices.stanford.edu26,464

10 WMSes with the most Datasets
The 10 Web Map Services that have the most datasets. You should be able to copy/paste the URL's below into your WMS client of choice.

WMS Service GetCapabilitiesNumber of Datasets
https://d2bzsyjwknqwf6.cloudfront.net/31,083
http://geoserver.d4science.org:80/geoserver/ows?SERVICE=WMS&15,011
http://geoserver.d4science-ii.research-infrastructures.eu:80/geoserver/ows?SERVICE=WMS&15,011
http://ambiente.caearte.conae.gov.ar:80/geoserver/ows?SERVICE=WMS&14,142
https://geowebservices.stanford.edu/geoserver/ows?SERVICE=WMS&13,232
https://tips.noveltis.com/geoserver/ows11,556
https://uslugi.wrotamazowsza.pl:443/geoserver/ows?SERVICE=WMS&8,200
https://geo.weather.gc.ca/geomet?7,249
http://hoydedata.no/arcgis/services/Prosjekt_DTM/ImageServer/WMSServer7,170
https://wms.geonorge.no/skwms1/wms.hoyde-dtm-prosjekt?7,170

10 WFSes with the most Datasets
The 10 Web Feature Services that have the most datasets. You should be able to copy/paste the URL's below into your WFS client of choice.

WFS Service GetCapabilitiesNumber of Datasets
http://geoserver.d4science.org:80/geoserver/wfs15,002
http://geoserver.d4science-ii.research-infrastructures.eu:80/geoserver/wfs15,002
http://geoserver2.d4science.research-infrastructures.eu:80/geoserver/wfs14,495
https://geowebservices.stanford.edu/geoserver/wfs9,039
http://ambiente.caearte.conae.gov.ar:80/geoserver/wfs7,006
https://espacialg.geoperu.gob.pe/geoserver/wfs5,929
https://espacialg.geoperu.gob.pe/geoserver/geoperu/wfs5,724
https://geoservicos.ibge.gov.br/geoserver/wfs5,052
http://openapi.aurin.org.au//public/wfs4,898
https://wfs-ext.gmpark.dk:443/geoserver/wfs4,338

10 WCSes with the most Datasets
The 10 Web Coverage Services that have the most datasets. You should be able to copy/paste the URL's below into your WCS client of choice.

WCS Service GetCapabilitiesNumber of Datasets
https://webmap.ornl.gov/ogcbroker/wcs?19,448
https://tips.noveltis.com/geoserver/wcs10,850
http://ambiente.caearte.conae.gov.ar:80/geoserver/wcs?7,136
https://geowebservices.stanford.edu/geoserver/wcs?4,193
http://mdi-dienste.baw.de/geoserver/wcs?1,980
https://www.sciencebase.gov:443/geoserver/wcs?1,899
https://my-beta.usgs.gov:443/geoserver/wcs?1,890
https://smartmap.ccom.unh.edu:443/geoserver/wcs?1,873
https://projectgeodata.zeeland.nl/geoserver/wcs?1,849
http://apps.rcmrd.org:8080/geoserver/rangelands/wcs?1,841

10 WMTSes with the most Datasets
The 10 Web Map Tile Services that have the most datasets. You should be able to copy/paste the URL's below into your WMTS client of choice.

WMTS Service GetCapabilitiesNumber of Datasets
https://projectgeodata.zeeland.nl/geoserver/gwc/service/wmts?3,663
http://ballerup.mapcentia.com/mapcache/ballerup/wmts?3,234
https://eo4c-geoserver.envsys.co.uk/geoserver/gwc/service/wmts?2,887
https://images.maps.vic.gov.au:443/erdas-iws/ogc/wmts/?2,636
https://gibs.earthdata.nasa.gov/wmts/epsg4326/all/1.0.0/WMTSCapabilities.xml
https://gibs.earthdata.nasa.gov/wmts/epsg4326/all/wmts.cgi?
2,166
https://gibs.earthdata.nasa.gov/wmts/epsg3857/all/1.0.0/WMTSCapabilities.xml
https://gibs.earthdata.nasa.gov/wmts/epsg3857/all/wmts.cgi?
2,114
https://ows.emodnet-humanactivities.eu/geoserver/gwc/service/wmts?2,056
https://dss.geoinfo.ait.ac.th/geoserver/gwc/service/wmts?1,941
https://smartmap.ccom.unh.edu:443/geoserver/gwc/service/wmts?1,874
https://www.sciencebase.gov/geoserver/CONUS_Range_2001/gwc/service/wmts?1,719
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Glossary

Hosts
- These are unique domains and sub-domains. For example, all of these count as one Host (www.example.com):
  • www.example.com/orange_county/wms
  • www.example.com/roads/wfs
  • www.example.com:8090/grids/ogc
But ogc.example.com would be considered a different host.
Endpoints
- These are the public URLs that Services are available via.
All of these are different Endpoints:
  • example.com/orange_county/
  • example.com/roads/
  • example.com/geoserver/roads/
It is important to note that we remove any Service specific (i.e. WMS/WFS/etc) components for Endpoints.
All of the following only count as one Endpoint (example.com/orange_county/):
  • example.com/orange_county/wms/
  • example.com/orange_county/wfs/
  • example.com/orange_county/ogc/
Services
- A Service is a URL that is serving one of: WMS, WFS, WCS or WMTS. Services are basically Endpoints with the service-specific parts left in.
These are all different Services:
  • example.com/orange_county/wms
  • example.com/orange_county/wfs
  • example.com/roads/wms
Datasets
- An individual dataset within a Service. This is a "layer" in a WMS and WMS, a "FeatureType" in WFS, and a "Coverage" in WCS. Meaningless datasets are not counted, nor are duplicate datasets that are the same across an Endpoint.
See this blog post for more information about counting layers (datasets).
These are all different Datasets:
  • example.com/datasets/wms - Roads
  • example.com/datasets/wms - Cabbage farms
  • example.com/datasets/wfs - Roads
  • example.com/services/ogc - Roads
Distinct Datasets
- If a dataset is accessible from the same endpoint but via different services, we count that as a single distinct dataset.
See this blog post for more information about counting layers (datasets).
These are all one Distinct Dataset (Roads):
  • example.com/datasets/wms - Roads (via WMS)
  • example.com/datasets/wfs - Roads (via WFS)
  • example.com/datasets/wmts - Roads (via WMTS)
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This page created on: 2021-03-21