National web map services

Finnish Environment Instute's (Syke) national GIS map services are nationwide environmental spatial information services designed for domestic use. National GIS map services are mainly Esri REST format (REpresentational State Transfer) and the majority of the datasets is also available as WMS services.

The coordinate system is ETRS-TM35FIN. SYKE's national GIS map services are updated along the spatial dataset updates, provided that the data has been changed. There are four updates per year.

Geological formations
The service includes Nationally Valuable Rocky Areas, Moraine Formations, Small-Scale Sites in Bedrock and  Aeolian and Littoral Deposits.

National urban parks

Land cover on wetlands

High biodiversity value forests (Zonation)

Water bodies (WFD)

Groundwater areas

Built heritage objects (special legislation)

Shoreline10 (Ranta10)

Protected sites

Nationally valuable landscape areas

Map services for projects and applications

Map services for projects and applications are created for a specific purpose. They may change according to project  resources.

Built environment (Liiteri)
The service includes  services for built environment information systems, such as residential areas and urban structure.

Potentially flooded forests

Flood hazard areas and flood risk zones

Soil extraction permissions

Underwater Marine Environment (VELMU)


Published 2019-10-14 at 10:26, updated 2023-01-09 at 13:15
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