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Existing Landuse harmonization in Hale

Dear LU group members,

I have set up a transformation in Hale Studio for existing Land use. It worked quite well, but I have 3 questions.

1) What sub field should I choose for the HILUCS Land Use code. I have chosen href as you can see in the picture below. Is that the right location?
Once transformed in GML and imported in QGIS, it won't show this href sub field as an attribute, so may be an other sub field would be better.

2) What should be entered? Just the code (like 3_1_1) or also the description behind it?

3) in the Tecnical Guideline page 117 (or 105 if you look at the nummer on the page) it states that there is a SLD seperately distributed. Where can I find it? 

  • Emmanuel Verigos

    By Emmanuel Verigos

    When trying to open Hale studio (macOS)

    This error displayed:

    See the log file

    So application can't open !

  • Bresters PIETER

    By Bresters PIETER

    I have a simular error in a Windows environment. If you open an existing Hale project it does not occur.

    In the meanwhile, I found a solution for my first and second question with the help of the Hale Studio forum. "href" is the correct field to enter the Hilucs code. It should contain the URL of the code in the codelis like:

    Qgis seems to have problems with subfields. To see the attribute in Qgis I missused the "name" field.

    So the only question that remains is: Where can I find the SLD for existing LU?

  • Lena Hallin-Pihlatie

    By Lena Hallin-Pihlatie

    Dear Pieter,

    As far as I know, there isn't any place where to obtain INSPIRE SLDs. Such a repository would certainly be useful. 

    Could you please share the ELU SLD file here at the TC for others to re-use if you went about to make one yourself?

    A project that I'm involved in are producing SLDs for PLU (HILUCS, HSRCL). I'll share the files at the TC as soon as I have the green light to do so.




  • Lena Hallin-Pihlatie

    By Lena Hallin-Pihlatie

    Dear Pieter, all,

    I'd like to share the SLD files we've produced for the HILUCS and HSRCL code list values for the provision of the regional land use plans in Finland. The HSRCL file is relevant only for planned LU.

     SLD HILCUS file

     SLD HSRCL file

     Please re-use these and share your examples as you may need to develop these further.


    PS. It would be interesting if you could share your final HALE mappings as well Pieter.

  • Bresters PIETER

    By Bresters PIETER

    Dear Lena and all,

    I have uploaded our Hale project here.

    And I also uploaded an adjusted SLD that works with the output of our transformation.

    It looks like below:

    How the Existing LU SLD works on Dutch LU


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