Printed Swedish maps
The Geolibrary has cartographic resources including geological, topographical, and economic maps. Lund University Library also has a collection of old and modern maps.
Lantmäteriet’s map services
The Swedish Surveying and Cadastral Agency (Lantmäteriet) provides a range of map services. For instance, the service My map lets you view and export maps of Sweden in different layers, such as aerial photo, property map, and elevation map, while the map printing service lets you create and export maps in a printer friendly PDF format. The links below lead to the resources’ web pages.
Digital maps and geodata in Geodata Extraction Tool (GET)
Students and staff of Lund University may access and download data under licence from the Swedish Mapping, Cadastral, and Land Registration Authority (Lantmäteriet), the Geological Survey of Sweden (SGU), Statistics Sweden (SCB), and the Swedish Maritime Administration (MSW). Search and find data using the Geodata Extraction Tool (GET). Remember to cite the source when using data downloaded from GET.
Logging into GET
Log into GET with ‘Lund University’ as the identity provider and the username and password linked to your Lund University student account or your Lucat identity.
Citing the source
- Lund University geodata access agreement – gis.lu.se
- Lantmäteriet sources and copyright – Swedish only (PDF, 1,1 MB, new tab)
The Geological Survey of Sweden’s (SGU) map services
The links below lead to the resources’ web pages.
- Geological Survey of Sweden’s (SGU) map viewer
- Geological Survey of Sweden’s (SGU) service Geologi i 3D (only available in Swedish)
The Geological Survey of Sweden also has an app if you want to access geological maps in your phone.
Maps and geographical data for everyone
Lund University’s Geographic Information Systems Centre lists free geodata resources, both Swedish and international. The resources range from static map image to interactive map services.
Here you will find information on how to use the library's e-resources when you are outside the university network.
Aerial photos of Skåne from the 1940s
The Geolibrary has a unique collection of aerial photos of Skåne, photographed by the then National Land Survey between 1938 and 1947. The pictures are a unique record of Skåne’s landscape and how it has changed over the years.
Historically interesting maps of geological phenomena
In the database Alvin, you can find a collection of historically interesting maps and photos of geological phenomena made available with the support of the Thora Ohlsson Foundation.