177 datasets found

  • 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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  • Biogeographical regions of Switzerland (CH)

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The biogeographical regions of Switzerland (in 6 or 10 categories) were developed through a purely statistical classification process based on the Swiss flora maps of the CRSF a...

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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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  • Federal Inventory of Raised and Transition Bogs of National Importance

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Raised bogs are some of the most susceptible habitats in Switzerland and are in sharp decline. Today, between 10% and 20% of the original stocks still exist. The scientific inve...

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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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  • 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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  • Federal Inventory of Mire Landscapes of Particular Beauty and National Signif...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Mire landscapes are essentially semi-natural landscapes shaped by mires that are also home to other noteworthy natural and cultural elements. They are the last remaining habitat...

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

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • National Ecological Network (REN), dry habitat

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The National Ecological Network (REN) was developed in close collaboration with cantonal authorities for the protec-tion of nature and landscapes. It issues a technical/sciencif...

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  • State of natural hazard mapping (Cantons): Floods

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Hazard maps indicate the locations in Switzerland where settlements are threatened by floods, avalanches, landslides and fall processes. Currently, 98% of the area to be mapped ...

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  • Map of the recent earthquakes (last 90 days) in and around Switzerland

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map of the earthquakes of the last 90 days shows the current seismic activity in Switzerland and the nearby regions recorded by the Swiss Seismological Service at the ETH Zu...

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  • Swiss National Park and parks of national importance (Perimeter)

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The dataset contains the protected area of the ‘Swiss National Park’, which is protected in accordance with the National Park Act of 19 December 1980 (SR454) as well as park pro...

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  • State of natural hazard mapping (Communes): Landslides

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Hazard maps indicate the locations in Switzerland where settlements are threatened by floods, avalanches, landslides and fall processes. Currently, 98% of the area to be mapped ...

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  • State of natural hazard mapping (Cantons): Fall processes

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Hazard maps indicate the locations in Switzerland where settlements are threatened by floods, avalanches, landslides and fall processes. Currently, 98% of the area to be mapped ...

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  • Nase spawning grounds 1995 - 2004

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The data includes the coordinates of spawning grounds in Switzerland (around 100 sites) as well as the average number of breeding animals (10-year average). The FOEN conducted a...

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  • State of natural hazard mapping (Communes): Avalanches

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Hazard maps indicate the locations in Switzerland where settlements are threatened by floods, avalanches, landslides and fall processes. Currently, 98% of the area to be mapped ...

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