Environmental Stratification Classification Value - Code list

Definition: Codes for climatic stratification of the Environment of Europe.

Description: Based on environmental variables (climate, geomorphology, oceanicity and northing) using a Principal component analysis and ISODATA clustering routine. The Environmental Stratification of Europe (EnS) consists of 84 Strata, which have been aggregated to 13 Environmental Zones with a spatial resolution of 1 km².NOTE This stratification is after Metzger et al. 2005.

INSPIRE Data Theme: Bio-geographical Regions - [INSPIRE Data Theme Bio-geographical Regions]

INSPIRE Application schema: Bio-geographical Regions - [INSPIRE Application schema Bio-geographical Regions]

Subtype of: Region Classification Value


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