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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.
From February 2021, Soil Moisture Index (SMI), SMI Anomaly and Low-Flow Index (LFI) data are under upgrading to the new version 2.1, based on the new EFAS 4.0 source model. Please note that:
- All LFI and SMI layers display already the v.2.1 data.
- Data of v.2.0 are still available as theme option of ten-daily layers (accessible with right click on layer name).
- The new v.2.1 data are still under evaluation and are not fully validated; unexpected patterns or missing daily images can occur in maps.
- The Combined Drought Indicator (CDI) is based on SMI Anomaly v.2.1 from the second 10-day period of February 2021 included, while previous dekads are still based on v.2.0.

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    Sea-based coastline sort    River basins

Main Themes

Combined Indicator
1. Combined Drought Indicator
Select date:   Resolution: 0.0416 DD

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

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):

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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: 10:59 CET - Tool operational

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