International Federation of Digital Seismograph Networks

FDSN Web Services

This specification defines RESTful web service interfaces for accessing common FDSN data types. This specification serves as a baseline level of compatibility allowing data request tools to work with any FDSN data center implementing these services.

The current specifications

The full definition of FDSN web services are the combination of common characteristics (“Commonalities”) and interface specific details.

Data centers supporting FDSN web services

The FDSN data center registry can be used search for data centers with FDSN services.

The legacy list of data centers may also be useful until the migration to the registry is complete.

Reporting issues and suggestions

The following project repositories should be used to report issues or suggestions for the specifications:

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