Surface representation and models

Hydrography

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Hydrographic elements, including marine areas and all other water bodies and items related to them, including river basins and sub-basins. Where appropriate, according to the definitions set out in Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2000 establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy and in the form of networks.

Hydrography

Elevation

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Digital elevation models for land, ice and ocean surface. Includes terrestrial elevation, bathymetry and shoreline.

Elevation

Land cover

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The biophysical cover of the earth's surface, including artificial and agricultural areas, wood, natural (near-natural) areas, wetlands and waterbodies.

Land cover

Orthoimagery

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Geo-referenced image data of the Earth's surface, from either satellite or airborne sensors.

Orthoimagery


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