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Web service APIs provided by MRData.usgs.gov

Data sets in a bounding rectangle

Given a geographic bounding rectangle, provides a list of data resources with records that lie within those bounds.

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/general/in-bounds.php

Data records near a geographic location

Given a geographic location or bounding rectangle, provides links to individual data records that are near the location given or within the bounding rectangle.

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/general/near-point.php

Complete data record in XML

Given a data set and record identifier, returns an XML representation of the full data record

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/to-xml.php

Complete data record in JSON

Given a data set and record identifier, returns a JSON (in most cases conforming to GeoJSON) representation of the full data record

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/to-json.php

Data catalog records for a topic category

Given a thesaurus term identifier, returns catalog records of scientific data resources pertinent to the category identified by the thesaurus term

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/catalog/records-matching.php

MRDS records within a geographic rectangle

Given a geographic bounding rectangle, returns complete data for records located within that area

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/mrds/search-bbox.php

NURE sediment samples within a geographic rectangle

Given a geographic bounding rectangle, returns complete data for records located within that area

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/nure/sediment/search-bbox.php

NURE water samples within a geographic rectangle

Given a geographic bounding rectangle, returns complete data for records located within that area

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/nure/water/search-bbox.php

NGDB rock samples within a geographic rectangle

Given a geographic bounding rectangle, returns complete data for records located within that area

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/ngdb/rock/search-bbox.php

NGS sediment samples within a geographic rectangle

Given a geographic bounding rectangle, returns complete data for records located within that area

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/geochem/search-bbox.php

MRDS records whose names match a search text

Given the name of a mine, prospect, or occurrence, returns data records of sites whose names match

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/mrds/search-by-name.php

ARDF records whose names match a search text

Given the name of a mine, prospect, or occurrence, returns data records of sites whose names match

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/ardf/search-by-name.php

VMS deposits whose names match a search text

Given the name of a mine, prospect, or occurrence, returns data records of sites whose names match

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/vms/search-by-name.php

Sediment-hosted Zn-Pb deposits whose names match a search text

Given the name of a mine, prospect, or occurrence, returns data records of sites whose names match

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/sedznpb/search-by-name.php

SedEx-MVT deposits whose names match a search text

Given the name of a mine, prospect, or occurrence, returns data records of sites whose names match

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/sedexmvt/search-by-name.php

Porphyry Cu deposits whose names match a search text

Given the name of a mine, prospect, or occurrence, returns data records of sites whose names match

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/porcu/search-by-name.php

Sediment-hosted Cu deposits whose names match a search text

Given the name of a mine, prospect, or occurrence, returns data records of sites whose names match

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/sedcu/search-by-name.php

Ni-Cr PGE deposits whose names match a search text

Given the name of a mine, prospect, or occurrence, returns data records of sites whose names match

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/nicrpge/search-by-name.php

Carbonatite deposits whose names match a search text

Given the name of a mine, prospect, or occurrence, returns data records of sites whose names match

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/carbonatite/search-by-name.php

REE deposits whose names match a search text

Given the name of a mine, prospect, or occurrence, returns data records of sites whose names match

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/ree/search-by-name.php

Ni-Co laterite deposits whose names match a search text

Given the name of a mine, prospect, or occurrence, returns data records of sites whose names match

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/laterite/search-by-name.php

Phosphate deposit records whose names match a search text

Given the name of a mine, prospect, or occurrence, returns data records of sites whose names match

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/phosphate/search-by-name.php

Podiform Chromite deposits whose names match search text

Given the name of a mine, prospect, or occurrence, returns data records of sites whose names match

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/podchrome/search-by-name.php

SGMC map unit name at a geographic location

Given a geographic point location, returns as text the name and database identifier of the geologic unit in which the point lies

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/geology/state/point-unit.php

SGMC map unit details at a geographic location

Given a geologic unit identifier, returns descriptive information about the unit

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/geology/state/sgmc-unit.php

Soil geochemical landscape samples within a geographic rectangle

Given a geographic bounding rectangle, returns complete data for records located within that area

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/ds-801/search-bbox.php

Alaska geochemical samples within a geographic rectangle

Given a geographic bounding rectangle, returns complete data for records located within that area. Includes best-value estimates for each analyzed chemical element.

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/agdb/search-bbox.php

Geographic areas intersecting a bounding box

Given a bounding box, return the well known geographic areas that intersect the box. Coordinates will be interpreted as geographic latitude and longitude WGS84.

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/atlas/point.php

Catalog record details

Given a catalog record identifier, show citation information, category terms, bounding coordinates, OGC web services, download links, and browse graphics.

https://mrdata.usgs.gov/catalog/record.php