7,096 datasets found

  • Mapping of Floodplains of National Importance

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    In order to give cantons the option of taking the protection of floodplains of probable national importance into their own hands as quickly as possible, the Swiss Agency for the...

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  • Federal Inventory of Floodplains of National Importance - Appendix 2

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Floodplains, namely natural habitats in the flood zones of watercourses, are in decline. The scientific inventory of floodplains was commissioned by the FDHA in May 1981 and com...

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  • UNESCO World natural heritage

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (World Heritage Convention, SR 0.451.41) was signed at the UNESCO General Conference in 1972....

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  • Flood alert map for rivers and lakes of national interest

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Flood Alert map shows the current flood hazard for all lakes and rivers of national interest. Rivers of national interest are divided into separate sections. A flow monitori...

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  • Flood alert map for small catchments

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The FOEN also issues information when a sharp rise in small and medium-sized river levels is expected locally. In these cases, it is impossible to say precisely which rivers wil...

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  • Inventory of quaking bogs

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The inventory of quaking bogs in Switzerland contains discovered primary quaking bogs of a specific minimum size with transition and raised bog characteristics (83 bogs). This i...

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  • Biosphere reserves

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Biosphere reserves are not only used to protect and preserve ecosystems, but also for environmental research, environmentally-friendly land use and environmental education. They...

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  • Crayfish plague – Findings in Switzerland

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography

    Proof of the crayfish plague in Switzerland: Geo-referenced locations of populations with test results. The most cataclysmic disease for the European species is the crayfish pla...

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  • Wasserverfügbarkeit für Pflanzen (Transpirationsverhältnis)

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography

    Den Bäumen steht immer öfter zu wenig Wasser zur Verfügung: •Die Vegetation und der Boden geben Wasser an die Atmosphäre ab, je wärmer und trockener die Luft, desto mehr. Pflan...

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  • Vegetation height model NFI

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography

    Information on the vegetation height is determined using remote sensing methods with active and passive sensors. LiDAR is an active sensor. An optical sensor, for example an aer...

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  • Interregional wildlife corridor

    Geography, Territory and environment

    First, known wildlife corridors were recorded from existing data at the cantonal level, and potential corridors were detected by GIS and then divided into wildlife corridors of ...

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  • Map of seismic subsoil categories according to the standard SIA 261

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Subsoil classes are one of the parameter required to determine the earthquake loads on a structure according to the standard SIA 261. Standard SIA 261 defines six subsoilclasses...

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  • PKD (proliferative kidney disease)

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography

    The list provides information about this disease and names the bodies of water where PKD (proliferative kidney disease) had been detected in fish. The diagnosis is based on the ...

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  • Relief shading of vegetation height model NFI

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography

    Information on vegetation height is determined using remote sensing methods with active and passive sensors. LiDAR is an active sensor. An optical sensor, for example an aerial ...

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  • Wildlife network system

    Geography, Territory and environment

    First, known wildlife corridors were recorded from existing data at the cantonal level, and potential corridors were detected by GIS and then divided into wildlife corridors of ...

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  • Generalised background map for the representation of hydrological data

    Geography, Territory and environment

    In addition to the outline of Switzerland, the generalised background map displays a simplified, reduced watercourse network and some selected cities for improved orientation at...

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  • Perimeters of existing spectral micro-zoning studies

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Perimeters for which a spectral seismic micro-zonation study is available with links to further information. The amplification of seismic waves through the local geology is mode...

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  • Forest ecoregions

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography

    The map shows the Forest Ecoregions. They differ in terms of climatic factors, forest vegetation and altitudinal vegetation belts. The southernmost tip of Ticino is considered t...

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  • Areas of silver fir

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography

    The map shows the areas of silver fir occurrence. In the main area, fir is naturally involved to a considerable extent in the stand development in the upper montane and high-mon...

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  • Modelled altitudinal vegetation belts for 1995

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography

    This map shows the altitudinal belts of forest vegetation in Switzerland for the period 1981-2010. The following altitudinal vegetation belts only occur in the southern valleys:...

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