Industrial waste

English name: Industrial waste

Description (English)

Heaps, tips and mounds formed as byproducts of industrial activities. Includes slag heaps, mine waste, dumped quarry waste, and mineral wastes resulting from chemical processes.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code J6.5

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 86.42 Slag heaps and other detritus heaps same
CORINE Land Cover 1.3.2. Dump sites n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 9.1.3 Décharge en activité wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 J6.5 Industrial waste same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 J6.5 Industrial waste same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 J6.5 Industrial waste same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 J6.5 Industrial waste same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 J6.4 Industrial waste same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 J2.14 Dump sites, landfill sites, slag heaps and other detritus heaps same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 86.42 Slag heaps and other detritus heaps same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 86.42 Slag heaps and other detritus heaps same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 86.42   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 86.42   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 86.42   same
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