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Basemap03 for download


Basemap03 is a land use / land cover map for Denmark. Basemap03 integrates and combines a number of publicly available data into one nationwide map for Denmark. Basemap03 has been compiled by Aarhus University, Department of Environmental Science as consultancy work for Statistics Denmark. The map is open access. Applied methods and data are documented in:

Levin, G. 2019. Basemap03. Technical documentation of the method for elaboration of a land-use and land-cover map for Denmark. Aarhus University, DCE – Danish Centre for Environment and Energy, 86 pp. Technical Report No. 159 http://dce2.au.dk/pub/TR159.pdf

Publications and disseminations of any analyses and data, which are based on Basemap03 must refer to this publication. Aarhus University, Department of Environmental Science disclaims all responsibility for how and for what purposes the map may be applied. Furthermore, it is pointed out, that the map is not legally binding and cannot be used for handling of any cases regarding land use and land cover.

For questions regarding Basemap03, please contact Gregor Levin gl@envs.au.dk

Basemap03 public.zip