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  • Distribution of ibex colonies

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography

    After being resettled in 1906, Alpine (Capra) ibex live in colonies of varying sizes throughout the Alpine region and in the Jura mountains. Because the growth of stocks in spec...

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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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  • Ramsar sites in Switzerland

    Geography, Territory and environment

    To protect wetlands, particularly because they are habitats for waterbirds and migratory birds, an international convention was signed in 1971 in Ramsar, Iran. Switzerland ratif...

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  • Federal Inventory of Amphibian Spawning Sites of National Importance - Shifti...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    There are currently 19 different amphibian species that live in Switzerland, and nearly all of them are included in the Red List of Threatened Species. The areas that contain we...

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  • Swiss National Park

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Switzerland’s National Park was created in 1909 through private initiatives. When the Confederation took over, it was officially created on 1 August 1914. The park was expanded ...

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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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  • Altitudinal vegetation belts in Switzerland for 2085 with less dry future cli...

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography

    This map shows the altitudinal vegetation belts of forest vegetation in Switzerland for the period 2070-2099 assuming a less dry future climate. The following altitudinal vegeta...

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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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  • 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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  • Comparison of discharge and water gauge data of the past 24 hours with hazard...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map shows the peak discharge of the past 24 hours at allthe stations, as compared with flood hazard levels.

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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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  • 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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  • General situation of rivers and lakes

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map shows the current Swissriver discharges and lake water levels compared with the monthly percentiles of the long term hourly averages (expressed in percentiles). The perc...

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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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  • Wasserverfügbarkeit im Boden (Standortwasserbilanz)

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography

    Den Bäumen steht in der Vegetationszeit häufiger weniger Wasser zur Verfügung •Das Wasserangebot in der Vegetationszeit ist für Wachstum und Vitalität der Wälder entscheidend. ...

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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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  • Comparison of discharge and water gauge data with hazard levels

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map shows the current discharge at all the stations, as compared with flood hazard levels.

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  • Modelled altitudinal vegetation belts for 2085 with dry future climate

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography

    This map shows the altitudinal vegetation belts of forest vegetation in Switzerland for the period 2070-2099 assuming a dry future climate. The following altitudinal vegetation ...

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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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  • Emerald sites

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Emerald Network is a Europeanwide network that seeks to protect endangered animal and plant species and natural habitats listed in the Bern Convention. To obtain Emerald sta...

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