Earth Sciences: Data & Computation

The Wolfram Language provides seamless access to the curated and continuously updated Wolfram Knowledgebase used in Wolfram|Alphawhich includes a wide range of types of data for the earth sciences. Free-form linguistics provide a convenient mechanism for accessing all available data; more common categories also have specific associated Wolfram Language functions.


(Ctrl+) request data using free-form linguistics

EntityValue general access to values of properties for all types of entities

GeoElevationData elevation data for all locations on the Earth

MountainData  ▪  VolcanoData  ▪  LakeData  ▪  OceanData

EarthquakeData real-time and historical data on earthquakes

Accessible via free-form linguistics and EntityValue:

"GeologicalLayer"  ▪  "GeologicalPeriod"

Geodesy & Mapping »

GeodesyData data on reference ellipsoids and geodetic datums

GeoProjectionData data on cartographic projections

FromDMS  ▪  DMSString  ▪  GeoDistance  ▪  GeoDirection  ▪  ...

GeoGraphics create detailed relief, border, street, etc. maps

Astronomical Data »

PlanetData properties of the Earth and other planets

PlanetaryMoonData  ▪  SolarSystemFeatureData  ▪  ExoplanetData  ▪  ...

StandardAtmosphereData computed Standard Atmosphere properties

Meteorological Data

WeatherData real-time and historical data from worldwide weather stations

AirTemperatureData  ▪  AirPressureData  ▪  WindSpeedData  ▪  WindDirectionData

Accessible via free-form linguistics and EntityValue:

"Hurricane"  ▪  "Tornado"  ▪  "AtmosphericLayer"