Strand Map Service

Image Explorer

The service provides access to images for all map visualizations via URLs. Use the forms on this page to access and explore the images, which are available for maps, strands, grade groups, and related benchmarks in JPG, PNG, PDF and SVG format. Images are not available for clusters, chapters or the atlas object. See the map image documentation for more information.

Default Map Images

URL pattern for default map images:
http://strandmaps.dls.ucar.edu/cms1-2/jsapi/map_images/default/{sms-id}.{ext}

Construct the URL:

ID:   Image format:

Custom Map Images

URL pattern for custom map images:
http://strandmaps.dls.ucar.edu/cms1-2/jsapi/map_images/{color}/{concept-size}/{scale}/{sms-id}.{ext}

Construct the URL:

color: concept box size: scale: ID: Image format: