A standard method of providing map images that can be viewed in GIS software, virtual globes and portal-style websites using a map-based interface.
A standard method of providing geographical features across the web. WFS provides real data as opposed to WMS that provides only images.
BGS discovery metadata describes the datasets we hold and complies with ISO standard 19115:2003 for geographic information metadata.
KML files allow data to be visualised in Google Earth and Google Maps
GeoRSS feeds work as normal RSS feeds, but have additional location information embedded in each item. They can be incorporated into mashup-type applications using Google Maps and other available aggregators.
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