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Introduction

By pressing the layers_button Button a sidebar with different kind of layers is shown at the left of your screen.

layers_gif

Each layer has a set of tools as shown below

layers_tools.png

  1. Shows the symbology section of the layer (legend)
  2. Shows the information section (primary a link to the GitLab repository, it is highly recommended to look for more information about the data in the GitLab Repository )
  3. Download the layer for the selected region(en-s)
  4. Redircets you to the GitLab repository to download the whole layer

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Layers

There are two categories of layers:
1. Vector Layers 2. Raster Layers

Following layers can be found and visualized (you can see also the legend and also the information section of each layer):

sidebar_layer.png

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Raster Layers

Following raster layers are visualized:

  1. 17 x Buildings layers:

    • Heat Density Map (total / residential / non residential)
    • Cooling Density Map (total / residential / non residential)
    • Gross Floor Area (total / residential / non residential)
    • Buildings Volumes (total / residential / non residential)
  2. 1 x Population layer

    • Population Total
  3. 3 x Renewable Energy Sources Potential layers:

    • Solar radiation on building footprint
    • Wind potential at 50m
    • Forest Residues
  4. 5 x Climate layers:

    • Temperature
    • Cooling Degree Days
    • Heating Degree Days
    • Solar Radiation
    • Wind Speed

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Vector Layers

Following vector layers are visualized:

  1. 4x Industry layers:

    • Industrial Site Emission
    • Industrial Site Excess Heat
    • Industrial Site Company Name
    • Industrial Site Subsector
  2. 6 x Renewable Energy Sources Potential layers:

    • Waste Water Treatment Plants Power
    • Waste Water Treatment Plants Capacity
    • Argicultural Residues
    • Lifestock Effluents
    • Geothermal Potential Heat Conductivity
    • Municipal Solid Waste
  3. 1 x Electricity Layer:

    • Electricity CO2 Emissions Country Average

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How to cite

Jeton Hasani, in Hotmaps-Wiki, Layers-section-in-the-Hotmaps-toolbox (April 2019)

Authors and reviewers

This page is written by Jeton Hasani*.

☐ This page was reviewed by Lukas Kranzl.

* Energy Economics Group - TU Wien Institute of Energy Systems and Electrical Drives Gusshausstrasse 27-29/370 1040 Wien

License

Copyright © Hotmaps Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 International License. SPDX-License-Identifier: CC-BY-4.0 License-Text: https://spdx.org/licenses/CC-BY-4.0.html

Acknowledgement

We would like to convey our deepest appreciation to the Horizon 2020 Hotmaps Project (Grant Agreement number 723677), which provided the funding to carry out the present investigation.

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