Grid from Server

Click the Grids | New Grid | Grid from Server command to download data from an online web mapping server and create a new grid file. Clicking the Grid from Server command opens the Download Online Grids dialog.


The Download Online Grids dialog can also be accessed from the Open Grid dialog by clicking Download. The downloaded grid will be used to create a grid-based map layer or in the following grid command dialog, depending on which command was used to open the Open Grid dialog.


When using the Download Online Grids dialog, a server with appropriate data must be selected. Surfer currently supports four types of servers, web mapping server (WMS), Open Street Map server (OSM), web coverage server (WCS), and web feature server (WFS). WMS, OSM, WCS, and WFS servers provide different types data.



See Also

Open Grid

Download Online Grids

Grids Tab Commands