• 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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  • Nighttime railway noise exposure

    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 calculat...

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  • Nighttime road traffic noise exposure

    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 network...

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  • Daytime railway noise exposure

    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...

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  • Daytime road traffic noise exposure

    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, ...

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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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  • 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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  • Forest mix rate NFI

    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...

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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 Fens of National Importance

    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...

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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 Dry Grasslands of National Importance (DGS)

    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, th...

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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 Reserves for Waterbirds and Migratory Birds of internati...

    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 watercourse...

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  • Distribution of ibex colonies

    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 spec...

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  • Federal Inventory of Swiss Game Reserves

    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...

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  • Federal Inventory of Floodplains of National Importance

    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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  • Protection forest regions NFI

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    According to the geometry of the data set, Switzerland is divided into six areas. They represent different forest growth and protective forest conditions.

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  • Economic regions NFI

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    Switzerland is divided into fourteen areas according to the geometry of the data set. They represent different forest growth and economic conditions and represent a refinement o...

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  • Modelled altitudinal vegetation belts for 1975

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    This map shows the altitudinal belts of forest vegetation in Switzerland for the period 1961-1990. The following altitudinal vegetation belts only occur in the southern valleys:...

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  • Water availability in the soil (site water balance)

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    The trees often have less water available during the vegetation period. •The water supply during the vegetation period is decisive for the growth and vitality of the forests. Th...

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  • Water availability for plants

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    Too little water is available to the trees more and more often: •The vegetation and soil release water into the atmosphere, even moreso the warmer and drier the air. Plants evap...

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  • PKD (proliferative kidney disease)

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

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

    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 Hinweiskart...

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