DeFROST operates and serves a daily snow cover map with 375 meters resolution for the entire world, excluding extreme latitudes (i.e. the poles) above or below the 70th parallels north and south.
The table below summarizes this map's key characteristics:
Daily at 4PM CET
Tile zoom levels
9 zoom levels
Default snow color
70°N to 70°S
To display the DeFROST Global snow cover map as a layer over the basemap 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.