In the Map Service, you can find data on species observations, biotopes and habitats as well as environmental variables collected in the VELMU Programme (The Finnish Inventory Programme for Underwater Marine Diversity).

Recent updates

2023-05: Data update; Added sandbank and reef models produced by the Geological Survey of Finland (GTK). It should be noted that the aforementioned models are not the same datasets used in the Habitats directive reporting in 2019 that were previously hosted on the Velmu map service.

2022-11: Data update; Species observations, threatened species and sampling methods updated with point data from 2022. Added a new PEMMA dataset.

Future updates

Autumn 2023: Data update