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EBV Data Portal

The EBV Data Portal includes a variety of EBV raster datasets. You can import these datasets into the map with a single click. You can also upload your own EBV raster data or vector data for private use or sharing with others.
GEO BON

EBV Data Portal

The EBV Data Portal includes a variety of EBV raster datasets. You can import these datasets into the map with a single click. You can also upload your own EBV raster data or vector data for private use or sharing with others.
GEO BON

EBV Data Portal

The EBV Data Portal includes a variety of EBV raster datasets. You can import these datasets into the map with a single click. You can also upload your own EBV raster data or vector data for private use or sharing with others.

MEASURING THE BIODIVERSITY OF OUR PLANET

BIODIVERSITY OBSERVATIONS FOR A BETTER FUTURE

Essential Biodiversity Variables (EBVs), defined as the derived measurements required to study, report, and manage biodiversity change, focusing on status and trend in elements of biodiversity. EBVs play the role of brokers between monitoring initiatives and decision makers. They provide the first level of abstraction between low-level primary observations and high-level indicators of biodiversity.

Latest EBV Datasets

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Global

Changes in average local terrestrial diversity for each grid cell caused by land-use, land-use intensity, and human population density, estimated by the PREDICTS model (Purvis et al., 2018). It reports the numb...

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  • PREDICTS

Global

Mean percentage of global tree canopy cover in the year 2000, defined as canopy closure for all vegetation taller than 5m in height.

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  • Forest cover
  • Mean percentage

Continental/Regional

The modelled suitability for the EUNIS habitat types is an indication of where conditions are favourable for each habitat type based on verified sample plot data (Braun-Blanquet database) and the Maxent softwar...

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  • Europe
  • Tundra
  • Terrestrial ecosystem
  • EUNIS

Global

Changes in bird diversity at the grid cell level caused by land-use, estimated by the cSAR model (Pereira et al, doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.14.031716). It reports changes in species number (percentage and absolute...

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  • BirdsLUH 2.0 projections
  • PREDICTS
  • land-use

Community composition

Changes in average local terrestrial diversity for each grid cell caused by land-use, land-use intensity, and human population density, estimated by the PREDICTS model (Purvis et al., 2018). It reports the numb...

Download Data (netCDF / 10.95MB)


  • PREDICTS

Ecosystem structure

Mean percentage of global tree canopy cover in the year 2000, defined as canopy closure for all vegetation taller than 5m in height.

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  • Forest cover
  • Mean percentage

Ecosystem structure

The modelled suitability for the EUNIS habitat types is an indication of where conditions are favourable for each habitat type based on verified sample plot data (Braun-Blanquet database) and the Maxent softwar...

Download Data (netCDF / 1.85GB)


  • Europe
  • Tundra
  • Terrestrial ecosystem
  • EUNIS

Community composition

Changes in bird diversity at the grid cell level caused by land-use, estimated by the cSAR model (Pereira et al, doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.14.031716). It reports changes in species number (percentage and absolute...

Download Data (netCDF / 1.49MB)


  • BirdsLUH 2.0 projections
  • PREDICTS
  • land-use

Terrestrial

Changes in average local terrestrial diversity for each grid cell caused by land-use, land-use intensity, and human population density, estimated by the PREDICTS model (Purvis et al., 2018). It reports the numb...

Download Data (netCDF / 10.95MB)


  • PREDICTS

Terrestrial

Mean percentage of global tree canopy cover in the year 2000, defined as canopy closure for all vegetation taller than 5m in height.

Download Data (netCDF / 102.78MB)


  • Forest cover
  • Mean percentage

Terrestrial

The modelled suitability for the EUNIS habitat types is an indication of where conditions are favourable for each habitat type based on verified sample plot data (Braun-Blanquet database) and the Maxent softwar...

Download Data (netCDF / 1.85GB)


  • Europe
  • Tundra
  • Terrestrial ecosystem
  • EUNIS

Terrestrial

Changes in bird diversity at the grid cell level caused by land-use, estimated by the cSAR model (Pereira et al, doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.14.031716). It reports changes in species number (percentage and absolute...

Download Data (netCDF / 1.49MB)


  • BirdsLUH 2.0 projections
  • PREDICTS
  • land-use

Decadal

Changes in average local terrestrial diversity for each grid cell caused by land-use, land-use intensity, and human population density, estimated by the PREDICTS model (Purvis et al., 2018). It reports the numb...

Download Data (netCDF / 10.95MB)


  • PREDICTS

Decade

Mean percentage of global tree canopy cover in the year 2000, defined as canopy closure for all vegetation taller than 5m in height.

Download Data (netCDF / 102.78MB)


  • Forest cover
  • Mean percentage

Every 5 years

The modelled suitability for the EUNIS habitat types is an indication of where conditions are favourable for each habitat type based on verified sample plot data (Braun-Blanquet database) and the Maxent softwar...

Download Data (netCDF / 1.85GB)


  • Europe
  • Tundra
  • Terrestrial ecosystem
  • EUNIS

Decade

Changes in bird diversity at the grid cell level caused by land-use, estimated by the cSAR model (Pereira et al, doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.14.031716). It reports changes in species number (percentage and absolute...

Download Data (netCDF / 1.49MB)


  • BirdsLUH 2.0 projections
  • PREDICTS
  • land-use

Community Types

Changes in average local terrestrial diversity for each grid cell caused by land-use, land-use intensity, and human population density, estimated by the PREDICTS model (Purvis et al., 2018). It reports the numb...

Download Data (netCDF / 10.95MB)


  • PREDICTS

Ecosystem Types

Mean percentage of global tree canopy cover in the year 2000, defined as canopy closure for all vegetation taller than 5m in height.

Download Data (netCDF / 102.78MB)


  • Forest cover
  • Mean percentage

Ecosystem Types

The modelled suitability for the EUNIS habitat types is an indication of where conditions are favourable for each habitat type based on verified sample plot data (Braun-Blanquet database) and the Maxent softwar...

Download Data (netCDF / 1.85GB)


  • Europe
  • Tundra
  • Terrestrial ecosystem
  • EUNIS

Species Taxonomy

Changes in bird diversity at the grid cell level caused by land-use, estimated by the cSAR model (Pereira et al, doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.14.031716). It reports changes in species number (percentage and absolute...

Download Data (netCDF / 1.49MB)


  • BirdsLUH 2.0 projections
  • PREDICTS
  • land-use

Andy Purvis

Changes in average local terrestrial diversity for each grid cell caused by land-use, land-use intensity, and human population density, estimated by the PREDICTS model (Purvis et al., 2018). It reports the numb...

Download Data (netCDF / 10.95MB)


  • PREDICTS

Florian Wolf

Mean percentage of global tree canopy cover in the year 2000, defined as canopy closure for all vegetation taller than 5m in height.

Download Data (netCDF / 102.78MB)


  • Forest cover
  • Mean percentage

Stephan Hennekens

The modelled suitability for the EUNIS habitat types is an indication of where conditions are favourable for each habitat type based on verified sample plot data (Braun-Blanquet database) and the Maxent softwar...

Download Data (netCDF / 1.85GB)


  • Europe
  • Tundra
  • Terrestrial ecosystem
  • EUNIS

Ines Martins

Changes in bird diversity at the grid cell level caused by land-use, estimated by the cSAR model (Pereira et al, doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.14.031716). It reports changes in species number (percentage and absolute...

Download Data (netCDF / 1.49MB)


  • BirdsLUH 2.0 projections
  • PREDICTS
  • land-use
MEASURING THE BIODIVERSITY OF OUR PLANET

EBV Data Portal

With Support By

The EBV Data Portal is supported by

eShape
iDiv
Philipps-University Marburg
Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg