Effective mesh density (number of meshes per 1 000 km2) for NUTSX (combined NUTS 2 and 3) regions, 2009
The size of meshes is calculated as the Effective Mesh Size (meff), a geo-statistical measure, which converts the probability that randomly selected points in an area are connected into the size of an un-fragmented patch. Smaller mesh size means less landscape connectivity and higher landscape fragmentation, which is the inverse of connectivity. Effective mesh density (seff) is the reciprocal value of meff (seff = 1/meff)
For references, please go to http://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/figures/effective-mesh-density-number-of or scan the QR code.
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