Layer 2: Biophysical characteristics

2.1. Soil type and composition

Title Type Author(s) Year
Environment and Territory Dataset Statistics and (BISA) 2020
Scientific Report #2 "The System Change Strategy" Journal Article Muynck et al. 2018
Soil Country Analysis Report Anna Rita Gentile et al. 2009
Proportion of impermeable surfaces Report Monitoring des Quartiers 2006
Map of Brussels' quaternary geological layer Data visualisation Schroyen et al. 2003
Soil map (1: 20,000) of Belgium Map Flanders Underground Database 1970

2.2. Trees

Title Type Author(s) Year
Inventory of Trees in Brussels by Municipality Webpage patrimoine.brussels
Trees in Brussels Along Regional Roads Shapefile Brussel Mobiliteit
2020-2030 Tree Plan Report City of Brussels 2019
Invasive Exotic Plants Shapefile City of Brussels 2018
Remarkable Trees Dataset IT Center for the Brussels Region (CIRB) 2018
Indicator : Evolution of the number of species of flora and fauna (by taxonomic group) Report Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2015
Forests and forest owners in Belgium from the end of the 18th century to 1914: History of the evolution of forest area, stands, silvicultural techniques and outlets for wood products. Book Pierre-Alain Tallier 2008

2.3. Biodiversity

Title Type Author(s) Year
Brussels Ecological Network Map Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2019
Semi-Natural Areas and Green Areas Benefitting from a Protective Status Report Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2019
Wild Bees in Brussels Capital Region Report Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2018
Biodiversity in Brussels Report Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2015
Biodiversity: Species Monitoring Report Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2015
Invasive exotic plants Dataset City of Brussels/Green Spaces 2014
Evolution of Dragonfly Populations in the Brussels-Capital Region- Their Recent Increases- Importance of Pond Management Thesis Lafontaine et al. 2013
European Protected Areas Shapefile Bruxelles Environnement / Leefmilieu Brussel 2012
Map of Access to Public Green Areas in the Neighborhoods of Brussels Map Monitoring des Quartiers 2012
Evolution of the Butterfly Population Map Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2008
Sparrows in Brussels Map Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2008

2.4. Bodies of water

Title Type Author(s) Year
Environment and Territory Dataset Statistics and (BISA) 2020
Map of Ponds Managed by Brussels Environment Map Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2020
Rivers, Channel and Ponds of the Brussels Region Map Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2020
Waters in Brussels Map Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2020
Biological Quality of Waters and Ponds in Brussels Report Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2018
Coherent Mapping for Integrated Water Management in Brussels Journal Article Tom Goosse and Claeys 2015
Consumption and Price of Tap Water Report Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2015
Impact of Wastewater Release on the Faecal Contamination of a Small Urban River: The Zenne River in Brussels Journal Article Koffi Ouattara et al. 2014
Register of Protected Areas in the Brussels-Capital Region in Applying the Water Framework Ordinance Report Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2014
Programs for monitoring the water status in the Brussels-Capital Region in application of the Water Framework Ordinance Report Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2010

2.5. Average temperatures

Title Type Author(s) Year
Brussels Climate Map Webpage Climate-Data.org
Environment and Territory Dataset Statistics and (BISA) 2020
Map of the Cool Islands of Brussels Map Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2018

2.6. Rainfall

Title Type Author(s) Year
Brussels Average weather by month: Temperature and Rainfall Image CLIMATE-DATA.ORG 2020
Flood Hazard and Risk Map Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2020
Rainwater and Flood Report Report Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2018

2.7. Mineral deposits

Title Type Author(s) Year
Sand and gravel extraction in the Belgian part of the North Sea Report SPF Economie 2020
Product and Management of Sludges and Sediment Deposit Report Environnement.Brussels - Leefmilieu.Brussels 2012

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