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.

11 datasets found

  • Forest mix rate NFI

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography

    Information on the forest mix rate NFI is modelled using remote sensing methods. Based on swisstopo image strips and their spectral information, country-wide grid cells of 3 m x...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Lothar” 1999 storm damage inventory

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The aim of the federal government’s “Lothar” storm damage inventory was to produce a complete and uniform database of total and partial damage to forests throughout Switzerland....

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