Descripton

The Earth Model web service provides access to community-contributed Earth models hosted by the IRIS’s Earth Model Collaboration data product (EMC, http://ds.iris.edu/ds/products/emc-earthmodels/). There are five service query methods:

/modelinfo

Produces a list of available Earth models along with a short summary for each.

  • Output format:
    • text (.txt, plain text)
    • JSON (.json, JavaScript Object Notation)

/model

Provides data for a model or a subset of a model via clipping and/or decimating.

  • Output format:
    • netCDF (.nc, network Common Data Form)
    • GeoCSV (.csv, tabular text formatting for geoscience data)

/isosurface

Provides isosurface data for selected variable(s) from a selected Earth model.

  • Output format:
    • netCDF (data)
    • GeoCSV (data)

/plane

Provides data from a model by intersecting the model with a plane.

  • Output format:
    • netCDF (data)
    • GeoCSV (data)
    • PNG (image)

/line

Provides data from a model by intersecting the model with a vertical line.

  • Output format:
    • netCDF (data)
    • GeoCSV (data)
    • PNG (image)

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