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ECOSYSTEMS CLASSIFICATION AND MAPPING

 

ECOSYSTEMS is part of an integrated websites system that together make up NATURE WORLDWIDE, the official website of the World Institute for Conservation and Environment, WICE. It is part of a seamlessly integrated network of non-profit web sites trough which you navigate from one site to the other

NATURE WORLDWIDE deals with different topics on nature, the conservation of nature, natural resources management and most and for all, on nature and national parks and protected areas:

  1. Pages for all countries of the world over 20,000 km2 of terrestrial area;

  2. National checklists of all the species of birds and mammals, of the world;

  3. Most national parks, nature reserves and other protected areas of the world, where known, with 

  4. travel information on how to get there and where to stay;

  5. Special theme pages deal with topics that we consider of great importance: 

    1. Management of national parks, nature reserves and other protected areas;

    2. ecosystem and biodiversity mapping;

    3. biodiversity and ecosystem monitoring, applicable worldwide;

    4. geographical information systems (GIS) for biologists and natural resources managers;

    5. integral water management. 

A roadmap to these different themes is given on our general natural resources management page or you can follow the links from our navigation bar on the left side of this page or our site map

You will find for downloading state of the art tools for all of your natural resources management needs:

  1. ILWIS, the most comprehensive vector +  raster GIS in the world, free for downloading and open source;

  2. The world's most comprehensive stand-alone ecosystems and protected areas monitoring database with manuals and field forms in various languages;

  3. The latest and most comprehensive protected areas analysis book with the famous MICOSYS analysis programme based pm ecosystem and biodiversity representation;

  4. The world's best region-size ecosytems map of the tropics downloadable as a shapefile;

  5. Background on ecosystem services;

  6. The Land Cover Classification System, LCCS classification tool.

All tools are supported by thoroughly prepared scientific manuals prepared by some of the world most renowned ecologists and natural resources management specialists. All tools have been prepared in collaborate agreements (like joint financing or technical contributions) of the World Bank, UNDP, GEF, FAO, IUCN/WCPA. 

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Thank you for visiting Nature Worldwide on ecosystems. In this linked net of thematic web sites you can find pages on , nature, biodiversity, ecology, ecosystems, ecosystems monitoring, birds, mammals and national parks, conservation and many other themes of interests to both people who simply love nature and professional ecologists. Ecosystems provides background information on ecology, on ecosystems and natural resources management data, satellite images and free software. Moreover, Nature Worldwide provides complete bird lists by country and where available in native languages, placed in ornithological taxonomic order and ecosystem services. In Birds of the W you can find nature related websites, like on birding, birdwatching, general ornithology, nature, nature conservation, national parks, protected areas, nature reserves, etc. In Mammals of the World you can find the list of the mammals of the World in taxonomic order. National parks, Nature reserves and Protected areas of the World provides you with list of all the national parks and other protected areas of the World.  Click on the following links for our other worldwide websites:

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