Land Resource Information System

The Land Resource Information System (LRIS) Portal is an online geospatial data repository provided by Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research that holds over 200 different land resource data layers for Aotearoa – New Zealand and beyond. These include for example: the New Zealand Land Resource Inventory (NZLRI), S-map layers, the NZ Landcover Database (all versions), NZ Digital Elevation Models and Fundamental Soils Layers (FSL), and the FSL New Zealand soil classification. Some of these specific resources are also discoverable through this site. To explore the full range of land resource data available in the LRIS Portal follow the link provided.
Hosted By: Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research
Category: Land
Keywords: Land, Land Resources, New Zealand
Data Quality
Parameter Score Description
Accessible (AC) Good Data are accessible from a public facing server
Common Format (CF) Good Data are available in a commonly used format (syntax)
Data Lineage Statement (DL) Good Data are well described in terms of their origins, modifications and processing history
Data Quality Statement (DQ) Medium Data are not well established in terms of their content quality, completeness and consistency
Governance (GO) Good The contributing organisation (CRI) has ownership or recognised stewardship of the data
Identifiers (ID) Good Both metadata and the data are described with a unique identifier
Terms of use (TU) Good A data licence is easily accessible and understandable
Last Updated (LU) Good A last updated statement is available