Get data

To use the Geofabric please download or access the data.

Data formats

The Geofabric is available in an Esri File Geodatabase format.

Systems must be compatible with Esri ArcGIS 9.3 or above.

Download the Geofabric data from the Geofabric FTP site.

For those users who do not have access to Esri's ArcGIS, the Geofabric can be supplied as ESRI Shapefiles on request by emailing ahgf@bom.gov.au.

Web services

The Geofabric is available as Web Map Services (WMS) and Web Feature Services (WFS). Access the Web Services.

The Geofabric Web Services User Guide (1.4Mb) explains how to connect to the Geofabric.

Sample toolset

A sample toolset has been developed to perform the common hydrological task of creating catchments for a set of user defined points using the Geofabric with ESRI ArcGIS Desktop. Download the Sample toolset from the Geofabric FTP site. The Sample toolset tutorial (4.2Mb) provides instructions on how to use the tools in the toolset.

Access to, and use of the Geofabric should comply with the Creative Commons Attribution Australia Licence.


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