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GlobWetland II

GlobWetland II

webgis.jena-optronik.de

GlobWetland II by Jena-Optronik is a regional pilote project of the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands and contains satellite-based maps of wetlands in North Africa and the Middle East.

GWSP Digital Water Atlas

GWSP Digital Water Atlas

atlas.gwsp.org

The purpose and intent of the ‘Digital Water Atlas’ is to describe the basic elements of the Global Water System, the interlinkages of the elements and changes in the state of the Global Water System by creating a consistent set of annotated maps. The project will especially promote the collection, analysis and consideration of social science data on the global basis.

 

HydroBASINS

HydroBASINS

www.hydrosheds.org/page/hydrobasins

HydroBASINS, a series of polygon layers, depicts watershed boundaries and provides a seamless global coverage of consistently sized and hierarchically nested sub-basins at different scales. An included coding scheme allows analysis of watershed topology such as up- and downstream connectivity.

IBAT - Integrated Biodiversity Assessment Tool

IBAT - Integrated Biodiversity Assessment Tool

www.ibat-alliance.org/ibat-conservation/login

The tool IBAT for Research and Conservation Planning contributes access to a range of global and national data layers, such as protected area boundaries, biological information about habitat and species diversity indices, and key areas for biodiversity. IBAT is made possible by a diverse set of data providers, users and funders (BirdLife International, Conservation International, IUCN and UNEP WCMC). Accessing IBAT requires a registration.

International Rivers - The State of the World's Rivers

International Rivers - The State of the World's Rivers

www.internationalrivers.org/sites/default/files/worldsrivers

The State of the World's Rivers is an interactive web database that illustrates data on ecological health in the world’s 50 major river basins. Indicators of ecosystem health are grouped into three categories: River Fragmentation, Biodiversity and Water Quality.

JRC Water Portal

JRC Water Portal

water.jrc.ec.europa.eu/waterportal

The JRC water portal provides access to water data, publications, maps, projects and events that are products of the JRC. The portal concentrates products on freshwater resources, FATE, Water and Ecosystems, Water and Development, GMIS, EMIS, EFAS, GloFAS, Droughts-EDO and GFDS.

LakeCores

LakeCores

www.lakecores.ucl.ac.uk

The meta-database LakeCores is a global inventory of lakes from which sediment cores have been taken. Sampling sites are dipicted in a map and provided with informations regarding lake name, location, principal characteristics of the lakes and the key characteristics of the cores.

LifeWeb

LifeWeb

lifeweb.cbd.int

LifeWeb is an initiative by the the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) which endeavours facilitate financing that helps secure livelihoods and address climate change through supporting the implementation of the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and the CBD Programme of Work on Protected Areas. Investments in the projects promoted through the LifeWeb Initiative contribute to sustaining our natural capital, improving livelihoods and help us reach the Aichi Biodiversity Targets.

Map of Life

Map of Life

www.mol.org

Map of Life is built on a scalable web platform geared for large biodiversity and environmental data and provides ‘best-possible’ species range information, species lists for any geographic area and their dynamics over time.

Mapping the World’s Biodiversity

Mapping the World’s Biodiversity

www.biodiversitymapping.org

Within this site you will find maps of biodiversity across our world. Global maps include terrestrial vertebrates and marine cone snails and are based on species range maps from the IUCN (mammals, amphibians, and cone snails) and BirdLife International and NatureServe (birds).

NatureServe

NatureServe

www.natureserve.org/conservation-tools/data-maps-tools

NatureServe Explorer provides authoritative conservation information on more than 70,000 plants, animals, and habitats of the United States and Canada. This free searchable public database represents 40 years of field work, ecological inventory, and scientific database development by NatureServe.

NOBANIS - European Network on Invasive Alien Species

NOBANIS - European Network on Invasive Alien Species

www.nobanis.org

NOBANIS is a gateway to information on alien and invasive species in North and Central Europe. NOBANIS provides a distributed but integrated database on introduced species in the region, fact sheets on many of the most invasive aliens, a catalogue of the regulation relevant to invasive species in participating countries, a literature database, a photo bank, connects to regional and global networks and projects of invasive aliens species.

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