High altitude and arctic siliceous cliffs

English name: High altitude and arctic siliceous cliffs

Description (English)

Siliceous rocks, cliffs and nunataks of non-desert arctic regions and of the nival, or aeolian, level of mountains of the Palaearctic.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H3.1B1
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H3.1)

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 62.421 High altitude and arctic siliceous cliffs source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.1B1 High altitude and arctic siliceous cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.1B1 High altitude and arctic siliceous cliffs same
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