FDSN Station Web Service

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The station web service station metadata in FDSN StationXML format (schema here) or in text format.
Results are available at four different levels of detail.
  • level= network|station|channel|response :Specify the level of detail to return (station level is default).
Other options

The following options are available:

Please, find below the full list of filter parameters:
where query-parameters:
Empty/No parameters Optional Will return all stations - level defaults to station.
net="network" Optional Specify SEED network code, example net=BK.
sta="station" Optional Specify SEED station code, example sta=CMB.
cha="channel" Optional Specify SEED channel code mask, example: cha=BHE.
loc="location" Optional Specify SEED location code mask, example: loc=00. substitute dash characters for white space, example: loc=--.
minlat="degrees" Optional Specify minimum latitude, northern boundary [-90 <= X <= 90].
maxlat="degrees" Optional Specify maximum latitude, southern boundary [-90 <= X <= 90].
minlon="degrees" Optional Specify minimum longitude, western boundary [-180 <= X <= 180].
maxlon="degrees" Optional Specify maximum longitude, eastern boundary [-180 <= X <= 180].
[lat,lon,maxradius [minradius]]="degrees" Optional Geographic circular bounding area. All lat, lon, maxradius parameters must be given together. minradius parameter is optional and defaults to zero. Cannot be combined with minlat, maxlat, minlon, maxlon.
startbefore=YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss[.sss] Optional Specify stations starting before this date.
startafter=YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss[.sss] Optional Specify stations starting after this date.
endbefore=YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss[.sss] Optional Specify stations ending before this date.
endafter=YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss[.sss] Optional Specify stations ending after this date.
start=YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss[.sss] Optional Specify stations/channels operating after this date.
end=YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss[.sss] Optional Specify stations/channels operating before this date.
updatedafter=YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss[.sss] Optional Query stations updated after a specific date.
level=network/station/channel/response Optional Specify whether to include channel/response metadata or not.
includeavailability=true/false Optional Specify if results should include information about time series data availability.
format=xml/text Optional Specify output format (Default is xml).
nodata=204/404 Optional Specify which HTML status code is returned when no data is found (Default is 204).
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URL: /fdsnws/station/1/query?


Retrieve the WADL associated with this service: application.wadl

Version: FDSN Station Service:1.1.0