EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > H - Inland unvegetated or sparsely vegetated habitats

Inland unvegetated or sparsely vegetated habitats

English name: Inland unvegetated or sparsely vegetated habitats

Description (English)

Non-coastal habitats with less than 30% vegetation cover (other than in crevices of rocks, screes or cliffs) which are dry or only seasonally wet (with the water table at or above ground level for less than half of the year). Subterranean non-marine caves and passages including underground waters and disused underground mines. Habitats characterised by the presence of permanent snow and surface ice other than marine ice bodies.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H

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
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 6 Inland rocks, screes and sands same
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 I Rock exposure and waste overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3 Glaciers, rochers, éboulis, graviers wider
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 4000000 Komplex skalných a sutinových biotopov n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H Inland unvegetated or sparsely vegetated habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H Inland unvegetated or sparsely vegetated habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H Inland unvegetated or sparsely vegetated habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H Inland unvegetated or sparsely vegetated habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H Inland sparsely vegetated or unvegetated habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H Inland sparsely vegetated or unvegetated habitats same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 6 Inland rocks, screes and sands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 6 Inland rocks, screes and sands same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 6   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 6   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 6   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 6   same
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