EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > D - Mires, bogs and fens > D1 - Raised and blanket bogs

Raised and blanket bogs

English name: Raised and blanket bogs

Description (English)

Peatlands formed by ombrotrophic acid peat, which is (or was while actively growing) capable of growth fed by rainfall rather than by the inflow of water from higher ground in the vicinity.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code D1

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 4.1.2. Peatbogs n/a
HELCOM Baltic Sea Marine and Coastal Biotopes 1998 03.07.04 Coastal wetlands and meadows: bogs narrower
Ramsar Wetland Types U Non-forested peatlands wider
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 E1 Bog same
Biodiversity Broad Habitat Classification (UK) 12 Bogs same
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.2.4 Cariçaie de transition narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 2.4 Tourbière narrower
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 D1 Raised and blanket bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 D1 Raised and blanket bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 D1 Raised and blanket bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 D1 Raised and blanket bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 D1 Raised and blanket bogs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 D1 Raised and blanket bogs same
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