Commissioned by the Ministry of Economic Affairs ecosystem services for the Netherlands are composed. As a source for ecosystem services an ecosystem map delineating areas for Natural Capital and ecosystem services is compiled. Ecosystem services is the ability of nature to provide useful goods and services for society. Examples include vegetation and soils sequestering CO2, dunes protecting the land and nature providing recreational value.
Maps are compiled for the reference years 2006 and 2013.
The digital geometry can be downloaded underneath als a ZIP-file.