Data Requirements for InVEST
The following document contains a data matrix that identifies the optional, required, and valuation inputs for each InVEST 3.0 model. Please submit any updates or changes to Gregory Verutes (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Data Sources for InVEST
The following databases provide potential sources of spatial data and parameter values for InVEST models. Both databases are works in progress, and we are continuing to fill in missing information and add new data sources. Please submit any additions or corrections to email@example.com.
This Microsoft Excel file contains data sources of spatial data that may be of use for InVEST models. Data includes land use/land cover maps, digital elevation models, climate data, soil properties and more. Nearly all data listed is freely accessible.
We have assembled potential parameter values for InVEST sediment and nutrient models based on a global literature review in a Microsoft Access database. Here we provide the raw values collected from the literature and allow the user to select values from certain land cover types or geographic areas in order to choose the parameter values that are most appropriate for their desired application.