Snow packs

English name: Snow packs

Description (English)

Near-permanent snow packs, in particular in avalanche corridors.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H4.1

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 63.1 Snow packs same
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.5. Glaciers and perpetual snow n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.1.3 Névé d'altitude (été) narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.1.4 Plaque de neige au printemps narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types
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