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 : (J5 )Highly artificial man-made waters and associated structures
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Question j10 :   Saline?
   Highly artificial saline or brackish waterbodies and their associated conduits or containers (path = Yes) are distinguished from non-saline waters. Note that ‘highly artificial’ is defined as very artificial waters with wholly constructed beds or heavily contaminated water. Man-made but semi-natural water-bodies are categorised under C, and constructed habitats which support a semi-natural aquatic fauna and flora under A or C as appropriate ({question - 013}).
Answers:
Yes (Question j11 ) No (Question j12 )


Question j11 :   Water movement
   Highly artificial saline or brackish waterbodies with no perceptible flow, together with their associated containers, are distinguished from those with perceptible flow, together with their associated conduits (path = flowing).
Answers:
no perceptible flow Factsheet icon [ J5.1 ] flowing Factsheet icon [ J5.2 ]


Question j12 :   Water movement
   Highly artificial non-saline waters with no perceptible flow, together with their associated containers, are distinguished from those with perceptible horizontal flow, together with their associated conduits and from those with vertical flow such as fountains and artificial cascades with wholly constructed substrates.
Answers:
no perceptible flow Factsheet icon [ J5.3 ] horizontal flow Factsheet icon [ J5.4 ] vertical flow Factsheet icon [ J5.5 ]

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