INSPIRE Knowledge Base

Trees

Description
Organisation: 
Tree Species Inventory over Europa and Russia (Europe) for grid based models
Acronym: 
Trees
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
To deliver a data set of tree species that can be used by spatial models such as air quality models. The data set is delivered on the EMEP grid
Formal Mandate: 
None
Mandate: 
The data set is freely available. Data uses are requested to cite the original article that describes the method, background data, quality etc.
Activities: 
The data set is expected to be improved during the coming years. Access to data sets that can improve the quality of the inventory will be greatly ackowledged by the authors. PublicaAccess to publications that use or evaluate the data will be greatly acknowledged by the autors.
Membership: 
Air quality and vegetation modellers
Comments: 
Original reference is: Skjøth, C. A., Geels, C., Hvidberg, M., Hertel, O., Brandt, J., Frohn, L. M., Hansen, K. M., Hedegaard, G. B., Christensen, J., and Moseholm, L., 2008, An inventory of tree species in Europe - an essential data input for air pollution modelling: Ecological Modelling, 217, 292-304.
Typology: 
Regional
Sectorial
Thematic
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    Europe
    The EMEP domain
    Societal Sector
    research
    Specific Expertise
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    Previous producer of gridded data sets. First data upload til INSPIRE
    Primary Business
    Research
    INSPIRE Data Themes
    Coordinator
    Producer
    User