LCDB_v5.0 - Land Cover Database version 5.0, Chatham Islands

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463
23
Updated
29 Jan 2020

This dataset was last updated on LRIS Portal on 29 Jan 2020.

The New Zealand Land Cover Database (LCDB) is a multi-temporal, thematic classification of New Zealand's land cover. It identifies 33 mainland land cover classes (35 classes once the offshore Chatham Islands are included). The classification was revised between versions 1, 2, and 3 but has been consistent thereafter, and always with backward compatibility maintained. Land cover features are described by a polygon boundary, a land cover code, and a land cover name at each nominal time step; summer 1996/97, summer 2001/02, summer 2008/09, summer 2012/13, and summer 2018/19. The data set is designed to complement in theme, scale and accuracy, New Zealand’s 1:50,000 topographic database (www.linz.govt.nz/land/maps/topographic-maps/topo50...). LCDB is suitable for use in national and regional environment monitoring, forest and shrubland inventory, biodiversity assessment, trend analysis and infrastructure planning. The classification used in LCDBv5.0 is presented in the document 'LCDBClassesAtVersion5.pdf' and a table correlating LCDB classes over all versions is presented in the document 'LCDBClassCorrelations.pdf'. Both of these are among the accessory documents to this dataset in the LRIS portal (lris.scinfo.org.nz/). LCDB version 5.0 was released in January 2020 and includes corrections to all time steps 1997/97, 2001/02, 2008/09, 2012/13 and 2018/19 for both the New Zealand mainland and Chatham Islands. A description of work undertaken for this release (including that of all earlier releases) is presented in the Lineage section. Of particular note at version 5.0 is the addition to LCDB, of attributes designed to readily identify and monitor wetlands over time and a similar capability to manage significant coastal changes. “EditAuthority” and "EditDate" are attributes, maintained since version 3.0 to indicate authorship and nominal date of polygon mapping, edit or change. Errors in the data due to misclassification (rather than land cover change) or poor delineation can be reported to Landcare Research for inclusion in the next release using the online feedback facility in lris.scinfo.org.nz/.

Layer ID 104442
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 2333
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)

LCDB v5.0 Version Trace, Mainland New Zealand

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87
12
Updated
26 Jan 2020

This dataset was last updated on LRIS Portal on 26 Jan 2020.

This data set (LCDB v5.0Version Trace) allows users to track changes back to the previous version (v4.1), and to reconcile derived quantities, such as the total area of a class in a region, to those derived from the earlier LCDB version. Additionally the authority (and date) for mapping the change is recorded in this database where such a change has been manually mapped.However sometimes when a feature has been removed, and the change area becomes part of a larger "background", the EditDate will pertain to the background area. DO NOT use this dataset to assess real vegetation change over time. Rather use the latest available LCDB version which will contain vegetation cover for all timesteps. This Version Trace dataset is only provided to help reconcile with an analysis done on an earlier version of the LCDB. Similar datasets were provided to trace LCDB2 ==> LCDB v3.0, LCDB v3.0 ==> LCDB v3.3, LCDB v3.3 ==> LCDB v4.0, and LCDB v4.0==> LCDB v4.1. Note however, we earlier called the dataset "Change" rather than "Version Trace", e.g. "LCDB v4.0 Change".

Layer ID 104441
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 219045
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)

LCDB v5.0 Version Trace, Chatham Islands, New Zealand

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76
2
Added
24 Jan 2020

This dataset was first added to LRIS Portal on 24 Jan 2020.

This data set (LCDB v5.0Version Trace) allows users to track changes back to the previous version (v4.1), and to reconcile derived quantities, such as the total area of a class in a region, to those derived from the earlier LCDB version. Additionally the authority (and date) for mapping the change is recorded in this database where such a change has been manually mapped.However sometimes when a feature has been removed, and the change area becomes part of a larger "background", the EditDate will pertain to the background area. DO NOT use this dataset to assess real vegetation change over time. Rather use the latest available LCDB version which will contain vegetation cover for all timesteps. This Version Trace dataset is only provided to help reconcile with an analysis done on an earlier version of the LCDB. Similar datasets were provided to trace LCDB2 ==> LCDB v3.0, LCDB v3.0 ==> LCDB v3.3, LCDB v3.3 ==> LCDB v4.0, and LCDB v4.0==> LCDB v4.1. Note however, we earlier called the dataset "Change" rather than "Version Trace", e.g. "LCDB v4.0 Change".

Layer ID 104439
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 3963
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)

LCDB v5.0 - Land Cover Database version 5.0, Mainland New Zealand

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6798
904
Updated
29 Jan 2020

This dataset was last updated on LRIS Portal on 29 Jan 2020.

The New Zealand Land Cover Database (LCDB) is a multi-temporal, thematic classification of New Zealand's land cover. It identifies 33 mainland land cover classes (35 classes once the offshore Chatham Islands are included). The classification was revised between versions 1, 2, and 3 but has been consistent thereafter, and always with backward compatibility maintained. Land cover features are described by a polygon boundary, a land cover code, and a land cover name at each nominal time step; summer 1996/97, summer 2001/02, summer 2008/09, summer 2012/13, and summer 2018/19. The data set is designed to complement in theme, scale and accuracy, New Zealand’s 1:50,000 topographic database (www.linz.govt.nz/land/maps/topographic-maps/topo50...). LCDB is suitable for use in national and regional environment monitoring, forest and shrubland inventory, biodiversity assessment, trend analysis and infrastructure planning. The classification used in LCDBv5.0 is presented in the document 'LCDBClassesAtVersion5.pdf' and a table correlating LCDB classes over all versions is presented in the document 'LCDBClassCorrelations.pdf'. Both of these are among the accessory documents to this dataset in the LRIS portal (lris.scinfo.org.nz/). LCDB version 5.0 was released in January 2020 and includes corrections to all time steps 1997/97, 2001/02, 2008/09, 2012/13 and 2018/19 for both the New Zealand mainland and Chatham Islands. A description of work undertaken for this release (including that of all earlier releases) is presented in the Lineage section. Of particular note at version 5.0 is the addition to LCDB, of attributes designed to readily identify and monitor wetlands over time and a similar capability to manage significant coastal changes. “EditAuthority” and "EditDate" are attributes, maintained since version 3.0 to indicate authorship and nominal date of polygon mapping, edit or change. Errors in the data due to misclassification (rather than land cover change) or poor delineation can be reported to Landcare Research for inclusion in the next release using the online feedback facility in lris.scinfo.org.nz/.

Layer ID 104400
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 511104
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)

Broom Density 2012

1098
1
Added
19 Jun 2018

This dataset was first added to LRIS Portal on 19 Jun 2018.

Broom density has been classified within 4 ha (200 x 200 m) tiles as either absent (transparent), low density (< 1 plant/ha = yellow), moderate density (<10 plants/ha = orange) or high density (>10 plants/ha = red).

Layer ID 95528
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 5936
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)

Broom Density 2016

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5
Added
19 Jun 2018

This dataset was first added to LRIS Portal on 19 Jun 2018.

Broom density has been classified within 4 ha (200 x 200 m) tiles as either absent (transparent), low density (< 1 plant/ha = yellow), moderate density (<10 plants/ha = orange) or high density (>10 plants/ha = red).

Layer ID 95527
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 5936
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)

Gorse Density 2013

1035
2
Added
19 Jun 2018

This dataset was first added to LRIS Portal on 19 Jun 2018.

Gorse density has been classified within 4 ha (200 x 200 m) tiles as either absent (transparent), low density (< 1 plant/ha = yellow), moderate density (<10 plants/ha = orange) or high density (>10 plants/ha = red). Tiles overlap because classification was carried out on individual photos prior to mosaicking. The highest density takes precedence when tiles overlap.

Layer ID 95518
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 7475
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)

Lupin Density 2014

1049
0
Added
18 Jun 2018

This dataset was first added to LRIS Portal on 18 Jun 2018.

Lupin density has been classified within 4 ha (200 x 200 m) tiles as either absent (transparent), low density (< 1 plant/ha = yellow), moderate density (<10 plants/ha = orange) or high density (>10 plants/ha = red).

Layer ID 95517
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 6698
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)

Basic Ecosystems

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3012
264
Added
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

Desert Road Broom (Cytisus scoparius) 2016

1247
7
Updated
19 Feb 2018

This dataset was last updated on LRIS Portal on 19 Feb 2018.

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 = 0.17 m

Layer ID 93635
Data type Image/Raster
Resolution 0.200m
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