Habitat types key navigation

You can use the 'key navigation' function to identify a specific habitat by answering a set of questions. Starting from first question to next questions you select one of the possible answers. Here are samples of possible answers:
  • No ( 002 ) - Leading to question named '002'
  • Yes [ G ] - Leading to another questions subset of level G
  • No Factsheet icon[ E6 ] - Links directly to factsheet for E6
Additionally the diagram may be used for reference.

Category : (B2 )Coastal shingle
Diagram : Diagram icon

Question b07 :   Driftline?
   Driftline habitats characterised by lines of wave-deposited organic material are distinguished (path = Yes) from mobile or stabilised shingle beaches above the driftline.
Yes Factsheet icon [ B2.1 ] No (Question b08 )

Question b08 :   Vegetated?
   Unvegetated mobile shingle beaches (path = No) are separated from more stable vegetated coastal shingle habitats.
Yes (Question b09 ) No Factsheet icon [ B2.2 ]

Question b09 :   Shingle fixed by vegetation?
   Fixed shingle habitats with vegetation of grasses or heaths (path = Yes) are distinguished from more open communities dominated by other herbaceous species on substrates which may be more mobile.
Yes (Question b10 ) No Factsheet icon [ B2.3 ]

Question b10 :   Vegetation stratum
   Predominant vegetation type is used to distinguish between: shingle and gravel beach grassland, (herbs); shingle and gravel beach scrub (shrubs); and shingle and gravel beach woodland (trees).
herbs Factsheet icon [ B2.4 ] shrubs Factsheet icon [ B2.5 ] trees Factsheet icon [ B2.6 ]

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