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
Hosts5,0006,06982.39%
Endpoints165,249248,57966.48%
Services218,861319,73468.45%
Datasets2,048,3465,481,78037.37%
Distinct Datasets1,741,068--

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
WMS135,2581,376,146
WFS44,723413,323
WMTS23,818138,449
WCS15,062120,428

Number of Countries
Total number of different countries hosting data.
  • Countries: 96
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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
.fr219,531
.gov183,072
.de163,692
.edu113,234
.org111,749
.no105,270
.com102,221
.br86,369
.nl79,021
.es68,860

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

Host DomainNumber of Datasets
ogc.geo-ide.developpement-durable.gouv.fr100,616
hoydedata.no52,499
tips.noveltis.com43,980
www.sciencebase.gov31,086
geoserver.d4science.org29,621
ambiente.caearte.conae.gov.ar28,284
geoservicos.inde.gov.br28,055
d2bzsyjwknqwf6.cloudfront.net25,621
geoservicos.ibge.gov.br25,577
wms.geonorge.no23,695

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/25,621
https://tips.noveltis.com/geoserver/ows21,502
http://geoserver.d4science.org:80/geoserver/ows?SERVICE=WMS&14,808
http://ambiente.caearte.conae.gov.ar:80/geoserver/ows?SERVICE=WMS&14,142
https://geowebservices.stanford.edu:443/geoserver/ows?SERVICE=WMS&11,137
https://uslugi.wrotamazowsza.pl:443/geoserver/ows?SERVICE=WMS&7,735
https://geoservicos.ibge.gov.br/geoserver/gwc/service/wms?SERVICE=WMS&7,047
https://geoservicos.inde.gov.br/geoserver/gwc/service/wms?SERVICE=WMS&6,996
https://geo.weather.gc.ca/geomet-climate?6,268
https://geo.weather.gc.ca/geomet?5,480

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/wfs14,800
https://geowebservices.stanford.edu:443/geoserver/wfs8,666
http://ambiente.caearte.conae.gov.ar:80/geoserver/wfs7,006
http://openapi.aurin.org.au//public/wfs4,768
https://geoservicos.ibge.gov.br/geoserver/wfs3,803
http://geoservizi.regione.liguria.it/geoserver/wfs3,613
https://geoservicos.inde.gov.br/geoserver/wfs3,543
https://geoservicos.inde.gov.br/geoserver/INEA/wfs3,375
http://lipad-fmc.dream.upd.edu.ph:80/geoserver/wfs3,211
https://maps-data.nrel.gov/geoserver/nrel/wfs3,170

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://tips.noveltis.com/geoserver/wcs21,735
https://webmap.ornl.gov/ogcbroker/wcs?17,944
http://ambiente.caearte.conae.gov.ar:80/geoserver/wcs?7,136
https://geowebservices.stanford.edu:443/geoserver/wcs?2,471
https://www.sciencebase.gov:443/geoserver/wcs?1,907
http://gis.lib.virginia.edu:80/geoserver/wcs?1,819
https://projectgeodata.zeeland.nl/geoserver/wcs?1,808
https://www.sciencebase.gov:443/geoserver/CONUS_HabMap_2001/wcs?1,719
https://floodobservatory.colorado.edu:443/geoserver/wcs?1,605
http://mdi-dienste.baw.de/geoserver/wcs?1,605

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://geoservicos.inde.gov.br/geoserver/gwc/service/wmts?6,996
https://geoservicos.ibge.gov.br/geoserver/gwc/service/wmts?3,450
http://lipad-fmc.dream.upd.edu.ph/geoserver/gwc/service/wmts?3,181
http://ballerup.mapcentia.com/mapcache/ballerup/wmts?3,123
http://gpp3-wxs.ign.fr/geoportail/wmts?2,600
http://wxs.ign.fr/geoportail/wmts?2,600
https://gibs.earthdata.nasa.gov/wmts/epsg4326/all/1.0.0/WMTSCapabilities.xml
https://gibs.earthdata.nasa.gov/wmts/epsg4326/all/wmts.cgi?
1,920
https://gibs.earthdata.nasa.gov/wmts/epsg3857/all/1.0.0/WMTSCapabilities.xml
https://gibs.earthdata.nasa.gov/wmts/epsg3857/all/wmts.cgi?
1,914
https://projectgeodata.zeeland.nl/geoserver/gwc/service/wmts?1,814
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: 2020-01-20