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Delineation of Riparian Zones (MapServer)
Title DEL
Author EEA
Subject Delineation of Riparian Zones
Keywords Riparian Zones,DEL,Watershed
Copyright Text EEA
Registered first time 10 Aug 2015
Service Description
The delineation of Riparian Zones is based on a complex spatial modelling approach, making use of the Riparian Zones’ LC/LU classification, large-scale earth observation data and a range of additional geo-data sources, as well as derived spatially explicit indicators. Inputs are regionally parameterised and weighted according to relative importance in a fuzzy modelling approach. The Potential Riparian Zone is the resultant modelled area along both sides of the large and medium-sized European rivers and their major branches, with a high probability to host riparian features. It constitutes an integral part of the buffer zone used for land cover / land use and GLE mapping and typically describes the maximum potential extent of riparian zones without anthropogenic influence. The Actual Riparian Zone is a combination of the Potential Riparian Zone and the recent actual extent of riparian features (such as semi-natural riparian vegetation, oxbow lakes, riverbanks, etc.) as observed from earth observation data. It encompasses the area with the highest probability to find recent riparian features on the ground.
Description
SRS 3035
Extent -4214848.67947937,-4381575.32979812,10024943.0064325,6622585.02059251
Layers Riparian Zone Delivery,Observable,Actual,Potential
Map Name Layers
Category
RZ_GLE (MapServer)
Title GLE
Author EEA
Subject Green Linear Elements
Keywords GLE,Riparian Zones,Trees,Shrubs,Hedgerows
Copyright Text EEA
Registered first time 10 Aug 2015
Service Description
Green Linear Elements (GLE) are ecologically significant, structural landscape elements which act as important dispersion vectors of biodiversity. GLEs comprise hedgerows and lines of trees and offer a wide range of ecosystem services: they are linked to both landscape richness and fragmentation of habitats, with a direct potential for restoration, and contribute also to hazard protection. Green linear elements form part of the Green Infrastructure and are specifically addressed in the EU Biodiversity Strategy 2020. The GLE product provides reliable and detailed geospatial information on the occurrence and spatial distribution of: Small linear vegetation features such as hedgerows, scrub and tree rows with a minimum length of 100m and a width of up to 10m; Isolated patches of trees and scrub with a size between 500 m² and 0.5 ha.
Description
SRS
Extent 1234841.89134395,1279876.36010563,7430773.63164471,5654700.57393865
Layers Riparian Zone Delivery,GLE
Map Name Green Linear Elements
Category
RZ_LCLU (MapServer)
Title LCLU
Author EEA
Subject Land Cover/ Land Use of Riparian Zones
Keywords Riparian Zones,Land Cover,Land Use
Copyright Text EEA
Registered first time 10 Aug 2015
Service Description
Copernicus Initial Operations 2011-2013 Land Monitoring Service Local Component: Riparian Zones. Land Cover/Land Use (LC/LU) classification tailored to the needs of biodiversity monitoring in a buffer zone of selected rivers. LC/LU is extracted from VHR satellite data and other available data in a buffer zone of selected rivers for supporting biodiversity monitoring and mapping and assessment of ecosystems and their services. The classes follow the pre-defined nomenclature on the basis of MAES typology of ecosystems (Level 1 to Level 4) and Corine Land Cover. The Minimum Mapping Unit (MMU) is 0.5 ha; the Minimum Mapping Width (MMW) is 10m.
Description
SRS 102100
Extent -2730930.5468027,4104612.29115229,4989239.8215,11465970.5535044
Layers Riparian Zone Delivery,Land Cover / Land USe
Map Name RZ_LCLU
Category