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Data Source: EFI EUROFOREST Portal
2nd TitleFinnish Geoportal
CreatorNational Land Survey of Finland
DescriptionPaikkatietoikkuna [Finnish geoportal] is a public and free website that is open to all. It contains geographic information and information about geographic information in Finland and the rest of the world. The Metadata search can be used to search for information about spatial data sets and geographic information services. Results of the Finnish Multi-Source National Forest Inventory are available through the website and can be found in the Land Cover map layers. MS-NFI 2011 will be ready early 2013. The first set of the products freely available are from year 2009. The new set of the products will be produced annually or biannually in the future. The map from products are in a raster format with a pixel size of 20mx20m and in ETRS-TM35FIN coordinate system. The products cover the combined land categories forest land, poorly productive forest land and unproductive land. The other land categories as well as water bodies have been delineated out using the elements of topographic database of the Land Survey of Finland. Other map layers include Corine Land Cover 2000 and 2006 (amongst many other layers). The Map window can be used to view maps and browse geographic information. The Embedded maps function allows users to define maps to be embedded on their own websites.
LanguageEnglish, Finnish, Swedish
Keywordsgeospatial data; INSPIRE; metadata; maps; information services; national forest inventories; NFIs; land cover; open spatial data
TypeCountry data, Datasets, Statistics, Information services
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 Published: January 25 2013 | Last updated: November 23 2016