Torneträsk-Soppero fjällurskog

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code SE0820282)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since December 1995
  • Country: Sweden
  • Administrative region: Not available
  • Surface area: 3369 km2 (336897.80 ha)
  • Marine area: 0%
  • Located in Alpine and Boreal biogeographical regions
  • It protects 8 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 25 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form



Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (8)
Species group Number
Fishes 1
Flowering Plants 3
Invertebrates 1
Mammals 1
Mosses & Liverworts 2

Habitat types

Habitat type code Habitat type english name Cover [ha]
3110 Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals of sandy plains (Littorelletalia uniflorae) 105
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or of the Isoeto-Nanojuncetea 36.2
3160 Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds 152.9
3220 Alpine rivers and the herbaceous vegetation along their banks 2.8
3260 Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation 55.5
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths 63417.8
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp scrub 853.3
6110 Rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi 65
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands 342.3
6430 Hydrophilous tall herb fringe communities of plains and of the montane to alpine levels 9.5
6450 Northern boreal alluvial meadows 12.1
6520 Mountain hay meadows 0.9
7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs 17716.2
7160 Fennoscandian mineral-rich springs and springfens 76.6
7230 Alkaline fens 15.7
7310 Aapa mires 39388.2
7320 Palsa mires 14400
8110 Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) 59.6
8210 Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 3.2
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation 26.3
9010 Western Taïga 67965.3
9040 Nordic subalpine/subarctic forests with Betula pubescens ssp czerepanovii 129004
9060 Coniferous forests on, or connected to, glaciofluvial eskers 233.2
9080 Fennoscandian deciduous swamp woods 65.2
91D0 Bog woodland 128.8

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)
December 1995
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
December 2003
Date designated as Special Area of Conservation (SAC) December 2009
Date of Standard data form update August 2012

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