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Forest Type NFI
Entry ID: forest-type-nfi_2016 (current)

Abstract: This dataset presents an remote sensing based approach for a countrywide mapping of broadleaved and coniferous trees in Switzerland with a spatial resolution of 3 m x 3 m. The data available is a raster of 25 m x 25 m with the fraction of broadleaf trees. The classification approach incorporates a random forest classifier, explanatory variables from multispectral aerial imagery and a Digital ... View entire text
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 47.81   S: 45.82   E: 10.49   W: 5.96

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Lars Waser, Christian Ginzler
Dataset Title: Forest Type NFI
Dataset Release Date: 2018-01-01T00:00:00.000Z
Dataset Release Place: Birmensdorf, Switzerland
Dataset Publisher: National Forest Inventory (NFI)
Version: 2016 (current)
Dataset Editor: Lars Waser
Data Presentation Form: txt,pdf,jpeg
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Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2018-01-01
Stop Date: 2018-01-01
Access Constraints Public access to the data
Use Constraints Usage constraintes defined by the license "Other (Not Open)", see
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Data Center
Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL
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Data Center Personnel
Email: envidat at
Email: lars.waser at
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2018-04-03
Last DIF Revision Date: 2019-04-16