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
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Category : (D2 )Valley mires, poor fens and transition mires
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Question d02 :   Water table
   Transition mires where the water table is at ground level, where peat forms mostly in water, are distinguished from valley bogs and poor fens, where the water table is below ground level and peat forms in more-or-less saturated conditions.
Answers:
at ground level (Question d04 ) below ground level (Question d03 )


Question d03 :   Water source
   Poor fens (acid flushes dominated by small sedges and often sphagna) developing on a slope and fed with water flowing laterally from springs and localised flushes are distinguished from valley mires (peat areas maintained by ground and river water).
Answers:
ground and river water Factsheet icon [ D2.1 ] springs and localised flushes Factsheet icon [ D2.2 ]


Question d04 :   Water flow
   Transition mires and quaking bogs where the ground is waterlogged are distinguished from poor fens fed with water flowing laterally from springs and localised flushes.
Answers:
waterlogged Factsheet icon [ D2.3 ] springs and localised flushes Factsheet icon [ D2.2 ]

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