LCDB v4.1 Legend

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06 Jul 2015

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ArcGIS layer file for LCDB - this may be used most reliably if you load the downloaded data into ArcGIS, right click and select properties, make sure symbology is set to categorical and then click on the folder to import the symbology from this file. You'll need to make sure the symbology is using the correct field (class_2012).

Document ID9462
File namelcdb-v41-legend.lyr
TypeLYR
Size22.0 KB

This layer provides a classification of New Zealand ecosystems according to plant composition. Generalized Dissimilarity Modelling was used to produce a model of biotic composition in relation ship to environment and biogeography. This model was used to transform and scale environmental layers to predict community composition. The transformed environmental layers were then used to classify New Zealand into areas of similar biotic composition. The biotic data used for this model include all vascular plant taxa from NVS recce data and estimated community compositions from pollen data.

Layer ID 48212
Data type Grid
Resolution 100.000m
Services Raster Query API, Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

LCDB v4.1a cover class change summary 2008 2012

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17 Jul 2015

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Pivot table explaining cover class changes between 2008 and 2012.

Document ID9472
File namelcdb-v41a-cover-class-change-summary-2008-2012.xlsx
TypeXLSX
Size236 KB

This layer provides a classification of New Zealand ecosystems according to tree and shrub composition. Generalized Dissimilarity Modelling was used to produce a model of biotic composition in relation ship to environment and biogeography. This model was used to transform and scale environmental layers to predict community composition. The transformed environmental layers were then used to classify New Zealand into areas of similar biotic composition. The biotic data used for this model include all non-fern tree and shrub taxa from NVS recce data and estimated community compositions from pollen data.

Layer ID 48225
Data type Grid
Resolution 100.000m
Services Raster Query API, Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Basic Ecosystems

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01 May 2018

This dataset was first added to LRIS Portal on 01 May 2018.

This layer was derived from three existing data layers: the Land Cover Database 2 (LCDB2) (MfE 2002); the Land Use Map (LUM) from the Land Use Carbon Analysis System (MfE 2008; Dymond et al. 2012); and EcoSat Forests (Shepherd et al. 2002). Indigenous forest classes from EcoSat Forests were combined with classes from LCDB2 to form basic ecosystems classes. Where indigenous forest was mapped by LCDB2, the type of forest was determined from the EcoSat Forests layer. The eight forest types of EcoSat Forests were reduced to three basic types: beech forest; podocarp-broadleaved forest; and mixed beech and podocarp-broadleaved forest. To produce a recent 2008 layer the LUM was used to update indigenous and exotic forest changes since 2002. The mapping was performed using 15 m pixels, which is equivalent to a mapping scale of approximately 1:50 000.

Layer ID 95415
Data type Image/Raster
Resolution 25.000m
Services Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

EcoSat Woody South Island

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09 Jan 2011

This dataset was first added to LRIS Portal on 09 Jan 2011.

EcoSat woody is a basic landcover map of New Zealand from Landsat TM imagery at 15m resolution. Classes include water, bare ground, woody cover, herbaceous cover, and snow.

Reference: John R. Dymond, James D. Shepherd, The spatial distribution of indigenous forest and its composition in the Wellington region, New Zealand, from ETM+ satellite imagery, Remote Sensing of Environment, Volume 90, Issue 1, 15 March 2004, Pages 116-125, ISSN 0034-4257, DOI.

Landsat TM imagery is courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey .

Layer ID 48184
Data type Grid
Resolution 15.000m
Services Raster Query API, Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

GDM - Trees and Shrubs - Underlying Data: vpdtran

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07 Oct 2011

This dataset was first added to LRIS Portal on 07 Oct 2011.

This layer provides a transformation of environmental layer to best predict tree and shrub compositional turnover. Generalized Dissimilarity Modelling was used to produce a model of biotic composition in relationship to environment and biogeography. This model was used to transform and scale environmental layers to predict community composition. These transformed environmental layers can be used to predict commmunity composition changes, and to classify New Zealand into areas of similar biotic composition. The biotic data used for this model include all non-fern tree and shrub taxa from NVS recce data and estimated community compositions from pollen data.

Layer ID 48262
Data type Grid
Resolution 100.000m
Services Raster Query API, Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

ecr_fmask

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04 Aug 2017

This dataset was last updated on LRIS Portal on 04 Aug 2017.

This is a binary mask layer for the Earning Capacity Rental project - identifying all areas that by definition (forested or water body) will have BASE carrying capacity set to zero (0 SU/ha). All other areas are set to one (unity). The final BASE carrying capacity is derived by multiplying the result of the regression models by this binary mask leavibng model values either unchanged or reset to zero. For use with both Model 1 and Model 2.

Layer ID 48314
Data type Image/Raster
Resolution 25.000m
Services Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Desert Road Broom (Cytisus scoparius) 2012

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24 Oct 2015

This dataset was first added to LRIS Portal on 24 Oct 2015.

This raw aerial photography covering 23,000 ha of the Desert Road stretch of SH 1 running through the Central Plateau is provided to members of the Desert Rd Invasive Legume Control Group so that they can locate plants and prioritize areas where ground control is required.

Broom produces chemicals that prevent native seedlings establishing and then forms dense thickets able to shade out all other regenerating plants. This can occur from the road edge right to the snow line.

Estimated image resolution = 0.4 m

Layer ID 48438
Data type Image/Raster
Resolution Unknown

EcoSat Forests (North Island)

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07 Oct 2014

This dataset was first added to LRIS Portal on 07 Oct 2014.

Map of indigenous forest classes in New Zealand (podocarp, broadleaved, beech, podocarp-broadleaved, beech-broadleaved, podocarp-broadleaved-beech, kauri, coastal, subalpine scrub).

Layer ID 48415
Data type Multi-attribute Grid
Resolution 15.000m
Services Raster Query API, Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed
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