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Open Research Data



Open Research Data

The platform for freely accessible landscape research data

 at Leibniz-Zentrum für Agrarlandschaftsforschung (ZALF) e.V.

ZALF Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landsape Research cooperates with DataCite and the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB) under a contract concerning the provision of “digital object identifiers” for the referencing and publication of scientific contents. As a centre for landscape research data, ZALF undertakes to comply with the rules of good scientific practice and to secure the quality, integrity and long-term availability of referenced data.


  • The portal provides free access to data and their descriptive metadata, including information about research context, instruments, methods, research areas and data management aspects. 
  • ZALF also offers other scientists and institutions involved in landscape research the use of ZALF’s data infrastructures and repositories for managing and publishing freely accessible primary landscape research data. 
  • Data created by ZALF are registered world wide via DOI 10.4228/ZALF + Suffix. 

Since 2015, Open Research Data is among the master data repositories of Web of Science. Thus, ZALF data are included in the Thomson Reuters Datata Citation Index. In addition, ZALF Open Research Data is included in the re3data Registry of Research Data Repositories.

If you have any enquiries regarding the provision or reuse of research data, please contact:

ZALF, Research Information Systems Department

ZALF Open Research Data in re3data