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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 : (J4 )Transport networks and other constructed hard-surfaced areas
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Question j08 :   Disused?
   Transport networks and other constructed hard-surfaced areas which have fallen into disuse are separated (path = Yes). These may have <30% cover by ruderal or pioneer vegetation. Note that hard-surfaced habitats with ruderal or pioneer vegetation having >30% cover are included with E5.1 Anthropogenic herb stands.
Answers:
Yes Factsheet icon [ J4.1 ] No (Question j09 )


Question j09 :   Usage
   Six types of usage are distinguished: roads (including car parks and the immediate environment adjacent to roadways which is highly disturbed); railways (including the immediate environment which is highly disturbed); airports (constructed runways and aprons only); ports (terrestrial parts only); pavements and recreation areas; and the constructed parts of cemeteries. Note that associated buildings are categorised under J1 or J2 as appropriate.
Answers:
roads Factsheet icon [ J4.2 ] railways Factsheet icon [ J4.3 ] airports Factsheet icon [ J4.4 ] ports Factsheet icon [ J4.5 ] pavements and recreation areas Factsheet icon [ J4.6 ] cemeteries Factsheet icon [ J4.7 ]

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