Facilities & Products of Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra)


Maps, Geo-data and Geo-software

  • GeoDesk
    The GeoDesk is the place to go for students and employees of Wageningen University & Research with questions and activities related to geo-data and geo-software.
  • The Land Use Database of the Netherlands (LGN database)
    The LGN database maps the entire country and is based on satellite imagery and additional data.
  • Dutch Soil Information System (SIS)
    The Dutch Soil Information System (SIS) provides governmental bodies and companies with access to Dutch soil data and with scenarios for sustainable soil and groundwater use.

Software and models

  • Software and models
    Wageningen Environmental Research (Alterra) develops a variety of models, for example, to test the suitability of a habitat for flora or fauna or with which to make harvest forecasts on the basis of metrological and climate data.