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All data from SwissLichens can also be obtained via InfoSpecies.


  1. Data in 5x5 km resolution
    Data in 5x5 km resolution are available to all users free of charge.
  2. Data in higher resolution
    For specific projects, data in higher resolution can be ordered from InfoSpecies using the application form.
  3. Permanent data access for cantons and parks via VDC
    Cantonal nature conservation agencies or other cantonal agencies concerned with species promotion, and the Swiss Parks are entitled to raw data or data in 1x1 km resolution for the area of their canton or park. These data can be obtained from the Virtual Data Centre (VDC) (login required, which can be requested from InfoSpecies).

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Here you will find information on the distribution, ecology and endangerment of Swiss lichen species


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