About

Applications (or end point users) that want to benefit from SMHI Open Data Hydrography, Drainage Basins can use this service to retrieve data. The service is constructed as a REST API for easy access. The Entry point is located at https://opendata-download-hydrography.smhi.se/api. From here a client can traverse down by following links through the levels until a specific data resource is available. The structure is made up by the following levels. Apart from links to the different levels, there are also links to metadata and other useful resources.

Category This is the entry point of the API. Here you get a collection of links to different Versions of the API.
Version Information about the Version. Here you get a collection of links to different Specifications that the API exposes.
Specification Information about the Specification and collections of links to different Drainage Basins
Drainage Basin Information about the Drainage Basin and links to the different Reference Systems for which there is Data.
Reference System Information about the Reference System and links to the Data itself.
Data The actual Data.

The end result of a query is a Zip file containing a GML file which represents the selected drainage basin.

For more information about how to interact with the API, see Common and Schemas for general information and the pages under Resources for more specific information, or have a look at Demo to get started.

Licence

SMHI Open Data API is published under these Terms and conditions.