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Map Generator

This mapgenerator allows you to generate a map from our Database containing large amounts of Geographic data regarding Climate and Hydrology. The maps are generated using the current content of the database but are of high quality. Such functionality is rare on the internet were quick and small resolution maps are the standard. Enjoy the maps and color your walls and corridors. The maps are projected in Lambert Equal Area and go from the North Cape to the Canary Islands and from the Azores to the Ural.
The options you can choose are the following:

Output Format:    JPEG    PNG    TIFF

Background Layers

Select optional layers that you want to display in the map:    Coastlines    River basins    Soil types

Main Themes

Combined Indicator
1. Combined Drought Indicator
Select date:   Resolution: 0.0416 DD
Please note that due to interruption in the MODIS data we processed, the regular production of the fAPAR anomaly is interrupted from April 2017. As a consequence, the Combined Drought Indicator (CDI) is currently produced without fAPAR data and cannot reach the alert status. We are working on a solution to this problem and will inform you as soon as the full service will be resumed.

2. Vegetation Productivity (fAPAR)
Year: Month:  Ten-day period:  Resolution:
3. Vegetation Productivity Anomaly (fAPAR Anomaly)
Year: Month:  Ten-day period:  Resolution:

4. Monthly Rainfall
Year:  Month:  Resolution: 1 DD
5. SPI Blended and Interpolated
Year:  Month:  Timescale:   Resolution:

Soil Moisture
6. Soil Moisture
Year:  Month:  Ten-day period:   Resolution:
7. Soil Moisture Anomaly
Year: Month:  Ten-day period:   Resolution:

Map Title

(optional; if not set, the title displayed above is used):

Warning This tool is experimental and available during working time only. Please, use it from 9:00 to 12:00 or from 14:00 to 17:00 CET.
Warning Current time: 5:36 CET -   Tool not available    

Warning For some maps the generation time can be long. Please keep your browser open during the map generation.

For more information or to leave feedback
please contact Alfred de Jager