EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > J - Constructed, industrial and other artificial habitats > J3 - Extractive industrial sites > J3.2 - Active opencast mineral extraction sites, including quarries

Active opencast mineral extraction sites, including quarries

English name: Active opencast mineral extraction sites, including quarries

Description (English)

Areas used for open-sky mining and quarrying activities and presently in operation.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code J3.2

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 86.31 Active extraction sites same
CORINE Land Cover 1.3.1. Mineral extraction sites n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 I21 Artifical rock exposure and waste: quarry narrower
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.0 Terrains minéral sans végétation wider
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 8234000 Materiálové jamy n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 J3.2 Active opencast mineral extraction sites, including quarries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 J3.2 Active opencast mineral extraction sites, including quarries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 J3.2 Active opencast mineral extraction sites, including quarries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 J3.2 Active opencast mineral extraction sites, including quarries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 J3.2 Active mineral extraction sites, including quarries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 J2.15 Active mineral extraction sites same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 86.31 Active extraction sites same
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