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There are two ways to select a region in the Hotmaps toolbox: 1. selection by the NUTS classification (Nomenclature of territorial units for statistics)) 2. custom hectare selection

With the radio buttons at the right of your screen, you can choose the territorial scale that you want to analyze (NUTS regions, LAU (Local Administrative Units or hectare level)


Fig.1.: Radio buttons for the territorial scale

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Selection by NUTS boundaries:

After selecting a region and pressing the LOAD RESULTS Button the result sidebar at the right is shown and depending on what layer you selected some indicators for them are shown. You can see that by selecting another region the results will be aggregated on the fly.

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NUTS 0 Selection


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NUTS 1 Selection


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NUTS 2 Selection


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NUTS 3 Selection


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LAU Selection

Besides the three NUTS Levels, you have also the possibility to analyse in LAU level  selecting_lau_gif

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Custom Selection:

If you need a more flexible way and want to analyze a region that is not covered by the NUTS or LAU boundaries then it is better to specify your own customs regions (see below).


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How to cite

Jeton Hasani, in Hotmaps-Wiki, Select-a-region-in-the-Hotmaps-toolbox (April 2019)

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Authors and reviewers

This page is written by Jeton Hasani*.

☐ This page was reviewed by Lukas Kranzl.

* Energy Economics Group - TU Wien Institute of Energy Systems and Electrical Drives Gusshausstrasse 27-29/370 1040 Wien

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Copyright © Hotmaps Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License This work is licensed under a Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 International License. SPDX-License-Identifier: CC-BY-4.0 License-Text:

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We would like to convey our deepest appreciation to the Horizon 2020 Hotmaps Project (Grant Agreement number 723677), which provided the funding to carry out the present investigation.

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