Base Map from Server

Click the Home | New Map | Base | Base from Server command, Home | Add to Map | Layer | Base from Server, or the Map Tools | Add to Map | Layer | Base from Server command to download a base map from an online web server. Clicking one of the preceding commands opens the Download Online Maps dialog. Use the Download Online Maps dialog to select the server, map extents, and image resolution.


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



See Also

Base Map

Download Online Maps