Peri-Alpine thermal springs

English name: Peri-Alpine thermal springs

Description (English)

Hot springs related to late Tertiary volcanism of the western Alpine system, its periphery, its satellite mountain complexes and its interior basins, including the Baetic mountains, the Rif, the Tell, the Atlas, the Pyreneo-Cantabrian range, the Alps, the Carpathians, the mountains of the Balkan peninsula, the Jura, the Hercynian ranges of Iberia, the Central Massif, the northern Hercynian arc. They include, in particular, Romanian geothermal waters harbouring formations of Nymphaea lotus (unit C1.24113).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C2.144

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Nymphaea lotus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Nymphaea lotus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 66.74 Peri-Alpine thermal springs source
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 1.3.0 Ecoulement superficiel, suintement sans végétation wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C2.144 Peri-Alpine thermal springs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C2.144 Peri-Alpine thermal springs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 C2.144 Peri-Alpine thermal springs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 C2.144 Peri-Alpine thermal springs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 C2.344 Peri-Alpine thermal springs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 C2.344 Peri-Alpine thermal springs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 66.74 Peri-Alpine thermal springs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 66.74 Peri-Alpine thermal springs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 66.94   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 66.94   same
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