Ems

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code DE2809331)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since June 2000
  • Country: Germany
  • Administrative region: Weser-Ems (DE94)
  • Surface area: 82 km2 (8216.66 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Atlantic biogeographical region
  • It protects 11 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 20 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species


List

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (11)
Species group Number
Amphibians 1
Fishes 6
Flowering Plants 1
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
2310 Dry sand heaths with Calluna and Genista 22
2330 Inland dunes with open Corynephorus and Agrostis grasslands 99.1
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 8
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition -type vegetation 167
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 604
3270 Rivers with muddy banks with Chenopodion rubri pp and Bidention pp vegetation 32.4
4030 European dry heaths 0.6
5130 Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands 19.5
6230 Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on silicious substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas in Continental Europe) 6
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 94
6510 Lowland hay meadows (Alopecurus pratensis, Sanguisorba officinalis) 195
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 10.5
9110 Luzulo-Fagetum beech forests 99.8
9120 Atlantic acidophilous beech forests with Ilex and sometimes also Taxus in the shrublayer (Quercion robori-petraeae or Ilici-Fagenion) 1.4
9130 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests 60.5
9160 Sub-Atlantic and medio-European oak or oak-hornbeam forests of the Carpinion betuli 36.8
9190 Old acidophilous oak woods with Quercus robur on sandy plains 228
91D0 Bog woodland 50
91E0 Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) 88.2
91F0 Riparian mixed forests of Quercus robur, Ulmus laevis and Ulmus minor, Fraxinus excelsior or Fraxinus angustifolia, along the great rivers (Ulmenion minoris) 172

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Not under Birds directive
 
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
June 2000
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2004
 
Date of Standard data form update May 2016

Interactive map

Other resources

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Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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