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Sound and independent information
on the environment

Highly artificial saline and brackish standing waters

English name: Highly artificial saline and brackish standing waters

Description (English)

Highly artificial inland saline or brackish waterbodies with no perceptible flow, together with their associated containers. Includes saltworks with active or recently abandoned salt-extraction evaporation basins.

Quick facts

  • EUNIS habitat type (code J5.1)

Vegetation types

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Relationships with other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 89.1 Saline industrial lagoons and canals narrower
CORINE Land Cover 4.2.2. Salines n/a
CORINE Land Cover 5.1.2. Water bodies n/a
Ramsar Wetland Types 5 Salt exploitation sites overlap
Biodiversity Broad Habitat Classification (UK) 13 Standing open water and canals wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 J5.1 Highly artificial saline and brackish standing waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 J5.1 Highly artificial saline and brackish standing waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 J5.1 Highly artificial saline and brackish standing waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 J5.1 Highly artificial saline and brackish standing waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 J5.1 Highly artificial saline and brackish waters same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 J4.1 Very artificial saline industrial lagoons and canals same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 89.1 Part of Saline industrial lagoons and canals narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 89.1 Part of Saline industrial lagoons and canals narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 89.1   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 89.1   narrower
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 89.1   narrower
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