Peri-Alpine fumaroles, solfataras and mofettes

Description (English)

Gas vents, fumaroles, solfataras, mofettes, related to late Tertiary volcanism of the western Alpine system, its periphery, its satellite mountain complexes and its interior basins, including the Pyrenees, the Alps, the Carpathians, and, notably, the Eastern Carpathians, the Jura, the Dinarides, the Hellenides, the Hercynian ranges, the Iberian mountains, the Atlas, the Taurus. Included in particular are the extensive mofette systems of Bohemia and of the mountains constituting the Bohemian Quadrangle, in particular, those of the bogs of Soos, in the Cheb district of western Bohemia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code U626

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
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) H6.17 Peri-Alpine fumaroles, solfataras and mofettes same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H6.17 Peri-Alpine fumaroles, solfataras and mofettes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H6.17 Peri-Alpine fumaroles, solfataras and mofettes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H6.17 Peri-Alpine fumaroles, solfataras and mofettes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H6.37 Peri-Alpine fumaroles, solfataras and mofettes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H6.37 Peri-Alpine fumaroles, solfataras and mofettes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H6.37 Peri-Alpine fumaroles, solfataras and mofettes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 66.67 Peri-Alpine fumaroles, solfataras and mofettes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 66.67 Peri-Alpine fumaroles, solfataras and mofettes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 66.67   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 66.67   same
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