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Make your own Map with the 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
From the 11th of March 2019, soil moisture and low-flow index data have been upgraded to a new version with a larger spatial extent, based on the latest LISFLOOD model.
Please note that these new data are still under evaluation and are not fully validated.

Vegetation
2. fraction of Absorbed Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fAPAR)
Year: Month:  Ten-day period:  Resolution:
3. fAPAR Anomaly
Year: Month:  Ten-day period:  Resolution:

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

Soil Moisture
6. Soil Moisture Index (SMI)
Year:  Month:  Ten-day period:   Resolution:
7. Soil Moisture Index (SMI) 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: 22:22 CET -   Tool not available    


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



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please contact Alfred de Jager