Dutch Vegetation Database (LVD)
The Dutch Vegetation Database (LVD) hosts information on all plant communities in the Netherlands. This substantial archive consists of over 600.000 recent and historic vegetation descriptions. The data provide information on more than 85 years of vegetation recording in various habitats covering terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems from natural, semi-natural as well as cultural landscapes. For the purpose of the GBIF data-publishing vegetation plot data are converted into species occurrence data.
The Dutch Vegetation Database (LVD) is used for many different purposes, e.g. vegetation classification, trend analysis, distribution maps of plant communities and Natura 2000 habitat types. The database can
The location of threatened species listed on the Dutch Red list have been obscured to a level of 5x5 km squares.
Date range: Jan 1, 1868 - Oct 28, 2015
Language of Metadata
Dec 3, 2015
Jan 11, 2011