Basiskaart Natuur 2021 : een landsdekkend basisbestand voor de terrestrische natuur in Nederland

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The Nature Base Map 2021 (Basiskaart Natuur 2021, or BKN2021) is a geodatabase of nature in the Netherlands. It is a raster database with a cell size of 25 x 25 metres. The database includes 13 land use classes, each with its own code and descriptor. The most important part of the database is the area of nature (natural and semi-natural ecosystems); according to the definition of nature used in BKN2021, the total area is 564,000 ha. This area includes the following land use classes: natural grassland (code 11), heath (30), forest (40), reed marsh (80), drift sand (90) and dune, beach and sand banks (91). BKN2021 has not yet been validated for use in monitoring.
Original languageDutch
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWOT Natuur & Milieu
Number of pages46
Publication statusPublished - 2022

Publication series

NameWOt-technical report
ISSN (Print)2352-2739

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