Occurrence data can now be downloaded in OGC GeoPackage and ESRI Shapefile formats. Read more (in Finnish): Havaintoaineistojen lataus paikkatietona
FinBIF API offers occurrence data in GeoJSON format. Read more: Using occurrence API in GIS systems: GeoJSON format
Laji-Map has several thematic map layers that can be viewed side by side with the occurrence data. Read more (in Finnish): Lajitietokeskuksen karttapalvelun karttatasot
FinBIF map service https://laji.fi/map is a webpage that utilizes Laji-Map library to provide a way for the users to
- draw, import and export geometries
- convert coordinates
- browse different map layers
- measure lengths and areas
Location information by coordinates
Api.laji.fi /coordinates endpoint provides a service that provides information about a location (geometry; polygon, point, line..).
The service only works for areas inside Finland (Laji-Map has build-in features to use Google Geolocate API).
The service provides the following data:
- Biogeographical province
Municipality and region are based on data of National Land Survey of Finland (MML). We keep the data up to date in case of changes in municipality borders etc.
Borders of biogeographical provinces are maintained by FinBIF.