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Data downloads and links

Here you can find an overview of the data that created by the Vegetationmap4africa project. In addition, a list is provided of products that were derived from, or complement the vegetation map and its accompanying tools.


Vegetationmap4africa products


Potential natural vegetation map of eastern Africa

The potential natural vegetation map of eastern Africa is available in various formats, for use in Google Earth, your web-browser and on your mobile. [Click here]

Species distribution maps

Google Earth overlays with the potential distribution of 1,022 plant species in eastern Africa. The maps give the distribution of the potential natural vegetation types in which the species are expected to be present. [Click here]

Maps of the individual vegetation types

Google Earth overlays with the distribution of the individual potential natural vegetation types. [Click here]


Other data


Environmental gap analysis to prioritize conservation efforts in eastern Africa

Data created for the peer reviewed PLoS ONE publication "Environmental gap analysis to prioritize conservation efforts in eastern Africa". [Click here]

An alternative simplified version of the potential natural vegetation map for eastern Africa

Spatial data layer containing a aggregated version of potential natural vegetation map of eastern Africa. Used as baseline data in the PLoS ONE publication "Environmental gap analysis to prioritize conservation efforts in eastern Africa". [Click here]