LUCAS NZ Land Use Map 1990 2008 2012 (v016)

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488
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04 May 2016

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LUCAS New Zealand Land Use Map 1990 2008 2012 (v016)

The Ministry for the Environment, LUCAS Land Use Map is composed of New Zealand-wide land use classifications (12) nominally at 1 January 1990, 1 January 2008 and 31 December 2012 (known as "1990", "2008" and "2012"). These date boundaries were dictated by the First Commitment Period of the Kyoto Protocol. The layer can therefore be used to create either a 1990, 2008 or 2012 land use map depending on what field is symbolised.

LUM tracks and quantifies changes in New Zealand land use so that Land Use, Land Use Change and Forestry (LULUCF) sector carbon accounting can be calculated for national Net Position, Kyoto Protocol and United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) reporting.

Layer ID 2375
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 528784
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Land Environments New Zealand (LENZ) - Level 4 Polygons (2009)

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3477
136
Updated
05 Mar 2015

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Land Environments of New Zealand (LENZ) is a classification of fifteen climate, landform, and soil variables chosen for their relevance to biological distributions. Classification groups were derived by automatic classification using a multivariate procedure. Four levels of classification detail have been produced from this analysis, containing 20, 100, 200, and 500 groups respectively.
More information is available from the LENZ web site:
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/databases/lenz/

Layer ID 2358
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 815185
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)

Erosion Susceptibility 4 Classes (2012)

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76
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19 Dec 2012

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Erosion susceptibility is defined by the predisposition (of a land unit) to erode, preparatory factors (such as the are removal of forest), the Likelihood and severity of an erosion event, and the consequences of an erosion event.

The Erosion Susceptibility Classification uses 4 fields: Legend (NZLRI Region); LUC (LUC unit code); PolyMaxSev (maximum erosion severity for each polygon unit); ESC (erosion susceptibility class for each polygon).

This version has removed the LUC from the attribute table and dissolved the geometry to the erosion susceptibility class.

Layer ID 2373
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 60
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Land Environments New Zealand (LENZ) - Level 1 Polygons (2009)

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1254
31
Added
14 Oct 2011

This dataset was first added to MfE Data Service on 14 Oct 2011.

Land Environments of New Zealand (LENZ) is a classification of fifteen climate, landform, and soil variables chosen for their relevance to biological distributions. Classification groups were derived by automatic classification using a multivariate procedure. Four levels of classification detail have been produced from this analysis, containing 20, 100, 200, and 500 groups respectively.
More information is available from the LENZ web site:
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/databases/lenz/

Layer ID 2354
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 83941
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)

Environmental Limiting Factors (2012)

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32
Added
25 Jul 2012

This dataset was first added to MfE Data Service on 25 Jul 2012.

A spatial dataset identifying a set of environmental conditions that have potential to inhibit growth of newly-established woody vegetation such that it might not reach a ‘forest’ status (defined as greater than 30% cover of trees of 5 m height) within a 30-40 year timeframe.

Inclusions: temperature, moisture availability, edaphic conditions, coastal exposure, and land instability

Exclusions: herbivory, competition, external gene pools, availability of seed sources and dispersers, and also fire

This ELF layer is designed to provide a concise evidence source to guide decision making regarding the potential for naturally regenerating species to reach the criteria for Kyoto-compliant forest. Due to the variable quality in the source data used to compile this layer it should only be considered to provide guidance and should not be used as authoritative for forest eligibility/ineligibility under any government scheme.

Layer ID 2374
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 18763
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Land Environments New Zealand (LENZ) - Level 1 Grid (2010)

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1163
21
Added
24 Dec 2013

This dataset was first added to MfE Data Service on 24 Dec 2013.

Land Environments of New Zealand (LENZ) is a classification of fifteen climate, landform, and soil variables chosen for their relevance to biological distributions. Classification groups were derived by automatic classification using a multivariate procedure. Four levels of classification detail have been produced from this analysis, containing 20, 100, 200, and 500 groups respectively.
More information is available from the LENZ web site:
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/databases/lenz/

Layer ID 1800
Data type Grid
Resolution 100.000m
Services Raster Query API, Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Land Environments New Zealand (LENZ) - Level 3 Polygons (2009)

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889
23
Updated
05 Mar 2015

This dataset was last updated on MfE Data Service on 05 Mar 2015.

Land Environments of New Zealand (LENZ) is a classification of fifteen climate, landform, and soil variables chosen for their relevance to biological distributions. Classification groups were derived by automatic classification using a multivariate procedure. Four levels of classification detail have been produced from this analysis, containing 20, 100, 200, and 500 groups respectively.
More information is available from the LENZ web site:
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/databases/lenz/

Layer ID 2355
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 528490
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)

Land Environments New Zealand (LENZ) - Level 4 Grid (2009)

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798
22
Added
24 Dec 2013

This dataset was first added to MfE Data Service on 24 Dec 2013.

Land Environments of New Zealand (LENZ) is a classification of fifteen climate, landform, and soil variables chosen for their relevance to biological distributions. Classification groups were derived by automatic classification using a multivariate procedure. Four levels of classification detail have been produced from this analysis, containing 20, 100, 200, and 500 groups respectively.
More information is available from the LENZ web site:
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/databases/lenz/

Layer ID 1801
Data type Grid
Resolution 25.000m
Services Raster Query API, Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed

Land Environments New Zealand (LENZ) - Level 2 Polygons (2009)

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762
26
Added
14 Oct 2011

This dataset was first added to MfE Data Service on 14 Oct 2011.

Land Environments of New Zealand (LENZ) is a classification of fifteen climate, landform, and soil variables chosen for their relevance to biological distributions. Classification groups were derived by automatic classification using a multivariate procedure. Four levels of classification detail have been produced from this analysis, containing 20, 100, 200, and 500 groups respectively.
More information is available from the LENZ web site:
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/databases/lenz/

Layer ID 2357
Data type Vector polygon
Feature count 130829
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS)

Land Environments New Zealand (LENZ) - Level 3 Grid (2009)

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707
14
Added
24 Dec 2013

This dataset was first added to MfE Data Service on 24 Dec 2013.

Land Environments of New Zealand (LENZ) is a classification of fifteen climate, landform, and soil variables chosen for their relevance to biological distributions. Classification groups were derived by automatic classification using a multivariate procedure. Four levels of classification detail have been produced from this analysis, containing 20, 100, 200, and 500 groups respectively.
More information is available from the LENZ web site:
www.landcareresearch.co.nz/databases/lenz/

Layer ID 1822
Data type Grid
Resolution 25.000m
Services Raster Query API, Catalog Service (CS-W), data.govt.nz Atom Feed
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