GeoNet geophysical network locations can be queried using our web services.

FDSN Web Services can also supply station metadata.

Output formats

Location information is provided in simple XML or Comma Separated Variable (CSV) formats.

Query string

Build your URL in the form http://magma.geonet.org.nz/ws-delta/ with your parameter options following. See also the examples below.

Parameter values

type (mandatory)
  • cgps
  • seismicSite
  • seismicStation
  • tsunami
networkName
  • For type=cgps:
    • CG (GeoNet CGPS network)
    • GN (GNS Science CGPS network)
    • LI (LINZ "PositioNZ" CGPS network)
    • SA (Southern Alps CGPS network)
  • For type=seismic station or type=site:
    • all-strong-motion
    • all-weak-motion
status
  • operational
  • complete
  • permitted
  • suitable
  • possible
  • temporary
  • closed
  • abandoned
  • todo (a status value that includes all of complete, permitted, possible and suitable)
startDate
endDate
  • YYYY-MM-DD (form the range in which the station became or is expected to become operational)
outputFormat
  • csv (default is XML)

The latest versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox will display XML in a readable format; other browsers cannot be guaranteed to do so.

Examples

All GPS marks:

site?type=cgps

CGPS sites to become operational in 2011:

site?type=cgps&status=todo&startDate=2011-01-01&endDate=2011-12-31

CGPS sites on the CG network that are currently operational:

site?type=cgps&status=operational&networkName=CG

CGPS sites that are operational and became operational in June 2007:

site?type=cgps&status=operational&startDate=2007-06-01&endDate=2007-06-30

Strong-motion seismic stations that are operational:

site?type=seismicStation&status=operational&networkName=all-strong-motion

Weak-motion seismic stations that are operational:

site?type=seismicStation&status=operational&networkName=all-weak-motion

All permitted seismic sites:

site?type=seismicSite&status=permitted

Strong-motion seismic sites that are operational:

site?type=seismicSite&status=operational&networkName=all-strong-motion

Weak-motion seismic sites that are operational:

site?type=seismicSite&status=operational&networkName=all-weak-motion

All tsunami stations:

site?type=tsunami

 

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