• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Grayling population of national importance: larva habitats

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The data on grayling populations of national importance includes four subproducts; the larva habitats layer includes the areas in which larva were monitored. The core data come ...

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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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  • 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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Areas of silver fir

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    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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  • 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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  • Inventory of quaking bogs

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The inventory of quaking bogs in Switzerland contains discovered primary quaking bogs of a specific minimum size with transition and raised bog characteristics (83 bogs). This i...

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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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  • 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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  • Interregional wildlife corridor

    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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  • 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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  • Biosphere reserves

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Biosphere reserves are not only used to protect and preserve ecosystems, but also for environmental research, environmentally-friendly land use and environmental education. They...

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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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  • Forest ecoregions

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    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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