European Alps Map
Daily updated snow cover map at 20 meters resolution
The Alps are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe, and stretching approximately 1,200 kilometres across eight Alpine countries: France, Switzerland, Monaco, Italy, Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, and Slovenia.
The DeFROST Map for the European Alps coverage area, as per the Alpine Convention
Due to the key importance of this area in Europe and globally in terms of population, visitors and human activity, DeFROST operates and serves a daily snow cover map with 20 meters resolution for its extent.
The table below summarizes this map's key characteristics:
To display the DeFROST European Alps snow cover map as a layer over the base map of your choice, use the URL string below as the Tile Server endpoint:
Pay attention to the fact that as any DeFROST endpoint, JWT Authentication is required for the Tile Server. This means a valid JWT token has to be set in the HTTP Authorization request header. Read more about Maps Authentication in the Maps Overview section.