• Modelled altitudinal vegetation belts for 1995

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Altitudinal vegetation belts in Switzerland for 2085 with less dry future cli...

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Modelled altitudinal vegetation belts for 2085 with dry future climate

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    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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  • Water temperature monitoring stations

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The data set represents the locations of the stations in the water temperature monitoring network of the Hydrology Department of the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN). I...

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  • Emerald sites

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The Emerald Network is a Europeanwide network that seeks to protect endangered animal and plant species and natural habitats listed in the Bern Convention. To obtain Emerald sta...

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  • Map of past earthquakes in Switzerland and neighbouring regions

    Geography, Territory and environment

    ECOS09 is the earthquake catalogue of Switzerland and bordering regions. It integrates the following sources: - Macroseismic Earthquake Catalogue of Switzerland (MECOS 02) with ...

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  • Perimeters of existing spectral micro-zoning studies

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Perimeters for which a spectral seismic micro-zonation study is available with links to further information. The amplification of seismic waves through the local geology is mode...

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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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  • Stations hydrological forecasts

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map provides an overview of stations forecasted by FEWS.

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  • Water temperature of rivers and streams

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map provides an overview of current water temperatures in Switzerland's rivers (24-hour peak values).

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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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  • Areas of storm damage caused by “Vivian” in 1990

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Federal government inventory of damage caused by “Vivian” in February 1990: database of areas of total damage in forests. Defined criteria and conditions: Area of total damage: ...

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  • Swiss water topographical catchment areas: Main river section

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The data set “Main river section” is part of the geo dataset “Swiss water topographical catchment areas”. The main river in ​​a catchment area is the body of water that leaves t...

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  • Topographical catchment areas of Swiss waterbodies 2 km²

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The data set ‹sub-basins 2 km²› is the central element of the geodata set. It is made up of a comprehensive mosaic of over 22,000 topographically defined sub-basin areas that ca...

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

    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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  • Topographical catchment areas of Swiss waterbodies: Area outlets

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The "Area outlets" data set is part of the "Topographical catchment areas of Swiss waterbodies" geodata set. It consists of point objects that represent the area outlets for a p...

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