Biotopes

Status: Submitted

Definition: The map shows the predicted distribution of general biotopes in the areas examined with video until 2019. Biotopes are areas with distinctive benthic animal communities and a similar physical environment. Each biotope usually has a unique composition of species. Which species these are is determined by the environmental conditions in the area.

Updated: 20.06.2024
Submitter: Norwegian Mapping Authority
Owner: Geological Survey of Norway

Usage

The species living on the sea floor is not evenly distributed, but occur in patches related to various environmental and bottom types or habitats. This distribution is important to know in order to manage the seabed in the most sustainable way.

Theme: Nature

In scope of Inspire Directive: No

DOK according to KMD-definitions: No

In scope of Norway digital agreement: Yes

Land-use plans subject to law (PBL): No

In scope of the Geodata Act: No

Mareano: Yes

Ecological Base Map: No

Modellbaserte vegprosjekter: Yes

DOK-status

DOK-status: Proposal

DOK-status date approved:

Updated: 6/20/2024 4:15:10 AM

Geodatalov status

ASSESSMENT POINT
STATUS VALUE
COMMENT
Metadata
good
Product spesification
deficient
SOSI requirement status
notset
GML requirement status
notset
WMS status
useable
WFS status
deficient
ATOM feed status
deficient
Nedlastingskrav status
deficient