Articles | Volume 14, issue 4
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 1735–1794, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-1735-2022
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 14, 1735–1794, 2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-1735-2022
Data description paper
13 Apr 2022
Data description paper | 13 Apr 2022

High-resolution land use and land cover dataset for regional climate modelling: a plant functional type map for Europe 2015

Vanessa Reinhart et al.

Data sets

LANDMATE PFT land cover dataset for Europe 2015 (Version 1.0) Vanessa Reinhart, Peter Hoffmann, and Diana Rechid https://doi.org/10.26050/WDCC/LM_PFT_LandCov_EUR2015_v1.0

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Short summary
The LANDMATE plant functional type (PFT) land cover dataset for Europe 2015 (Version 1.0) is a gridded, high-resolution dataset for use in regional climate models. LANDMATE PFT is prepared using the expertise of regional climate modellers all over Europe and is easily adjustable to fit into different climate model families. We provide comprehensive spatial quality information for LANDMATE PFT, which can be used to reduce uncertainty in regional climate model simulations.