The federal environmental authority. It is responsible for ensuring that natural resources are used sustainably, that the public is protected against natural hazards, and that the environment is protected from unacceptable adverse impacts.

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

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Geography, Territory and environment

    Die Baugrundklasse ist eine erforderliche Angabe, um die Erdbebeneinwirkung für ein Bauwerk gemäss Norm SIA 261 zu bestimmen. Die Karten der Baugrundklassen sind als Hinweiskarten...

    Last updated: August 17, 2021

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  • Traffic noise pollution

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Mobility and Transport, Territory and environment

    The sonBASE noise database was developed over a period of several years and has been available to users since 2009. It is based on the Topographic Landscape Model TLM. Other...

    Last updated: November 5, 2018

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  • Schwermetallbelastung des Bodens

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Agriculture, forestry, Territory and environment

    Dieser Datensatz stellt die in der oberen Bodenschicht (0-20 cm) gemessene Schwermetallkonzentration auf ca. 100 permanenten Parzellen des Nationalen Bodenbeobachtungsnetzes (NABO)...

    Last updated: April 27, 2021

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  • Nighttime road traffic noise exposure

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map shows the nighttime road traffic noise to which the population is exposed. The data is based on area-wide model calculations (sonBASE). Switzerland's entire road...

    Last updated: December 31, 2015

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  • Daytime railway noise exposure

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map shows the daytime railway noise to which the population is exposed. The noise calculation is based on the real emissions of the year 2015. This emissions were calculated...

    Last updated: December 31, 2015

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  • Daytime road traffic noise exposure

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map shows the daytime road traffic noise to which the population is exposed. The data is based on area-wide model calculations (sonBASE). Switzerland's entire road network,...

    Last updated: December 31, 2015

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  • Nighttime railway noise exposure

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map shows the nighttime railway noise to which the population is exposed. The noise calculation is based on the real emissions of the year 2015. This emissions were calculated...

    Last updated: December 31, 2015

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  • Federal Inventory of Dry Grasslands of National Importance (DGS)

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Geography, Territory and environment

    Dry grasslands are habitats with a wide variety of species that are marked by agricultural use. In accordance with the Federal Act on Protecting Nature and Cultural Heritage, the...

    Last updated: January 1, 2021

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  • Federal Inventory of Fens of National Importance

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Geography, Territory and environment

    Fens are vestiges of earlier natural and cultural landscapes and are in sharp decline. They are home to highly-adapted symbiotic communities of plants and animals that include a...

    Last updated: January 1, 2021

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  • Federal Inventory of Raised and Transition Bogs of National Importance

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    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...

    Last updated: November 1, 2017

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  • Distribution of ibex colonies

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    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...

    Last updated: March 31, 2021

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  • Federal Inventory of Swiss Game Reserves

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Geography, Territory and environment

    Swiss game reserves have existed since 1875. They were used to increase stocks of chamois, red deer, roe deer, and ibex (hoofed game), which had become scarce at the time due to...

    Last updated: January 1, 2014

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  • Federal Inventory of Floodplains of National Importance

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    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...

    Last updated: November 1, 2017

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  • Federal Inventory of Reserves for Waterbirds and Migratory Birds of international and national importance

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Geography, Territory and environment

    Switzerland is especially important as a wintering and resting site for various migratory waterbirds. As a result, in 1974 the Federal Council signed a convention on watercourses...

    Last updated: November 12, 2018

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  • Federal Inventory of Mire Landscapes of Particular Beauty and National Significance

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    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 habitats...

    Last updated: November 1, 2017

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  • Federal Inventory of Amphibian Spawning Sites of National Importance - Shifting Sites

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    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...

    Last updated: November 1, 2017

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  • Federal Inventory of Floodplains of National Importance - Appendix 2

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    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...

    Last updated: November 1, 2017

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  • Forest mix rate NFI

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    Information on the degree of forest mix rate NFI is modelled using remote sensing methods. Based on the freely available Copernicus (ESA) Sentinel-1 and -2 satellite data (image...

    Last updated: October 31, 2018

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  • Flood alert map for rivers and lakes of national interest

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    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 monitoring...

    Last updated: November 5, 2014

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  • Flood alert map for small catchments

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    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 will...

    Last updated: November 5, 2014

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