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The Radiosonde Station information set provides information on the identification and location of the radiosonde station owned by the Meteorological Service of Catalonia. It is a vector geographic information set of 2D at a scale of 1:5.000. The data recorded at the Radiosonde Station allow a vertical characterization of the atmosphere by means of instruments transported by a balloon that is launched automatically twice a day, at 11:00 and 23:00 hours UTC. The station is located on the roof of the Faculty of Physics of the University of Barcelona and belongs to the World Meteorological Network through the GTS (Global Telecommunication System).
Representation of the agri-food industries of Catalonia.
The XDDE provides information on the identification, location and status of the set of geographic information Network for the Detection of atmospheric Electric Discharges v1.0, owned by the Meteorological Service of Catalonia. The system allows the real-time detection of storms, as well as the very short-term forecast of their trajectory. The XDDE consists of four remote stations and a central processing system located at the SMC headquarters. The stations are located in Begues (el Baix Llobregat), Castellnou de Seana (el Pla d’Urgell), Muntanyola (Osona) and Amposta (el Montsià). The arrangement of the detectors is designed to provide good coverage throughout Catalonia, with an error in the location of lightning less than a kilometer for much of Catalonia. It is a 2D vectorial set of geographic information at 1:5.000 scale.
Provides information on the identification, location and status of the network of radars (XRAD) owned by the Meteorological Service of Catalonia, which has four radars integrated into the XRAD. The XRAD is designed for the identification of meteorological echoes in the atmosphere and to provide quantitative estimates of rainfall of great meteorological and hydrological interest. The network is made up of four Doppler type radars that operate in band C: the radar of Vallirana, the radar of Puig d’Arques, the radar of Panadella and the radar of Tivissa-Llaberia. It is a 2D vectorial set of geographic information at 1:5.000 scale.
XEMA provides information on the identification, location and status of the network of Automatic Meteorological Stations, owned by the Meteorological Service of Catalonia. On the occasion of the entry into force of Law 15/2001, of 14 November, the XEMA was created by grouping the stations of three different networks: the Network of Automatic Meteorological Stations (XMET) of the Meteorological Service of the Directorate General of Environmental Quality of the Department of the Environment, the Agrometeorological Network of Catalonia (XAC) of the Department of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries and the Snow-related Network of Catalonia (XANIC) of the Cartographic Institute of Catalonia. The EMAs are equipped with sensors that provide information on weather variables that allow to know the weather situation in real time and improve the country's climate knowledge (temperature, relative humidity, wind speed and direction, global solar irradiance, precipitation and atmospheric pressure). It is a 2D vectorial set of geographic information at 1:5.000 scale.
Update of the second version of the cartography of habitats of community interest (CHIC) in Catalonia. The legend is the list of habitats in Annex I of the European Union Directive 97/62/EC. The geometry is of polygons, each of which contains from one to ten habitats of the legend. The presence of each habitat in the polygon is expressed by the cover, in percentage over 10.
Delimitation and attributes that characterize each element of the Inventory of Spaces of Geological Interest of Catalonia. Spaces of geological interest are places of interest, due to their unique and/or representative character, for the study and interpretation of the origin and evolution of large geological domains, including the processes that have shaped them, the climates of the past and their paleobiological evolution in a sufficiently continuous and homogeneous manner throughout its extension, one or more notable and significant characteristics of the geological heritage of a natural region, with geometric or geographical continuity of the characteristic and with the homogeneity of this in all its extension. This set of information was born in 1999 from a collaboration agreement between, at that time, the Department of the Environment of the Generalitat of Catalonia and the Autonomous University of Barcelona.
The Atlas focuses on the climatic characterization of Catalonia in the period 1961-1990. This climate period has been established by the World Meteorological Organization as one of the international reference periods for climate series statistics. It consists of thermopluviometric information structured in 32 layers: 18 layers of precipitation (12 of the monthly averages, 4 of the seasonal averages, 1 of the annual average and 1 of the seasonal pluviometric regime) and 14 temperature layers (12 of the monthly averages, 1 of the annual average, and 1 of the annual average thermal amplitude). It is a database with 2D vector information at a scale of 1: 750.000.
Geographical base at 1:5,000 scale which shows, for each of the municipal boundary lines, the status of the process of elaboration, approval and completion of each line of the municipal boundary for the execution of the Municipal Map of Catalonia (Decree 244/2007, of 6 November). The Municipal Map (MM) is the set of lines that make up the municipal boundary, regardless of the number of sections. The current municipal boundaries come from the replan made from the delimitation document of the early twentieth century, when they were first set. The project of the MM that are carrying out the Directorate General of Local Administration (DGAL) and the Cartographic and Geologic Institute of Catalonia (ICGC), facilitates to the city councils the procedure to modify the line of boundary and adapt it, if necessary, to the current reality of the territory, generating a new municipal line that once approved by the Plenary Sessions of the city councils and published in the DOGC remains as a line of current delimitation. The municipal delimitation is dynamic due to its link with the territorial changes, but today it is more so because it is subject to the evolution of the elaboration of the MM. The base is updated periodically based on the sessions of the Territorial Delimitation Commission, which take place three times a year.
The Cartography of Controlled Fisheries Zones contains the delimitation of the controlled fishing areas, with their identifier and information on the geographical area in which they are located (river, basin, municipality, etc.), the fishing periods and the corresponding rest days, information on the permits applied (type, modality, arts and baits, maximum number, etc.), and the fishermen's society that collaborates in their management. A controlled exclusive fishery zone is the course, stretch of course or the mass of water in which it is limited the fishing to contribute towards developing a model of sustainable exploitation of the fishing resources based mainly on the natural selfregeneration of the populations of species and the regulation of fishing pressure. They can be with dead or without dead.