Extractive industrial sites

English name: Extractive industrial sites

Description (English)

Sites in which minerals are extracted. Includes quarries, open-cast mines and active underground mines. Excludes disused underground mines (H1.7).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code J3

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
CORINE Land Cover 1.3.1. Mineral extraction sites n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 I Rock exposure and waste overlap
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 I2 Artifical rock exposure and waste overlap
Biodiversity Broad Habitat Classification (UK) 16 Inland rock overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 X COMPLEXE n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 J3 Extractive industrial sites same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 J3 Extractive industrial sites same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 J3 Extractive industrial sites same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 J3 Extractive industrial sites same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 J3 Extractive industrial sites same
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