• Map of seismic subsoil categories according to the standard SIA 261

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Die Baugrundklasse ist eine erforderliche Angabe, um die Erdbebeneinwirkung für ein Bauwerk gemäss Norm SIA 261 zu bestimmen. Die Karten der Baugrundklassen sind als Hinweiskart...

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  • Nighttime road traffic noise exposure

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map shows the nighttime road traffic noise to which the population is exposed. The data is based on area-wide model calculations (sonBASE). Switzerland's entire road network...

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  • Daytime railway noise exposure

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map shows the daytime railway noise to which the population is exposed. The noise calculation is based on the real emissions of the year 2015. This emissions were calculated...

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  • Daytime road traffic noise exposure

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map shows the daytime road traffic noise to which the population is exposed. The data is based on area-wide model calculations (sonBASE). Switzerland's entire road network, ...

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  • Nighttime railway noise exposure

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The map shows the nighttime railway noise to which the population is exposed. The noise calculation is based on the real emissions of the year 2015. This emissions were calculat...

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  • Federal Inventory of Dry Grasslands of National Importance (DGS)

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Dry grasslands are habitats with a wide variety of species that are marked by agricultural use. In accordance with the Federal Act on Protecting Nature and Cultural Heritage, th...

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  • Federal Inventory of Fens of National Importance

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Fens are vestiges of earlier natural and cultural landscapes and are in sharp decline. They are home to highly-adapted symbiotic communities of plants and animals that include a...

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  • Federal Inventory of Raised and Transition Bogs of National Importance

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Raised bogs are some of the most susceptible habitats in Switzerland and are in sharp decline. Today, between 10% and 20% of the original stocks still exist. The scientific inve...

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  • Distribution of ibex colonies

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    After being resettled in 1906, Alpine (Capra) ibex live in colonies of varying sizes throughout the Alpine region and in the Jura mountains. Because the growth of stocks in spec...

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  • Federal Inventory of Swiss Game Reserves

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Swiss game reserves have existed since 1875. They were used to increase stocks of chamois, red deer, roe deer, and ibex (hoofed game), which had become scarce at the time due to...

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  • Federal Inventory of Floodplains of National Importance

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Floodplains, namely natural habitats in the flood zones of watercourses, are in decline. The scientific inventory of floodplains was commissioned by the FDHA in May 1981 and com...

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  • Federal Inventory of Reserves for Waterbirds and Migratory Birds of internati...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Switzerland is especially important as a wintering and resting site for various migratory waterbirds. As a result, in 1974 the Federal Council signed a convention on watercourse...

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  • Federal Inventory of Mire Landscapes of Particular Beauty and National Signif...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Mire landscapes are essentially semi-natural landscapes shaped by mires that are also home to other noteworthy natural and cultural elements. They are the last remaining habitat...

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  • Federal Inventory of Amphibian Spawning Sites of National Importance - Shifti...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    There are currently 19 different amphibian species that live in Switzerland, and nearly all of them are included in the Red List of Threatened Species. The areas that contain we...

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  • Federal Inventory of Floodplains of National Importance - Appendix 2

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Floodplains, namely natural habitats in the flood zones of watercourses, are in decline. The scientific inventory of floodplains was commissioned by the FDHA in May 1981 and com...

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  • Forest mix rate NFI

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    Information on the degree of forest mix rate NFI is modelled using remote sensing methods. Based on the freely available Copernicus (ESA) Sentinel-1 and -2 satellite data (image...

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  • Mapping of Floodplains of National Importance

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    In order to give cantons the option of taking the protection of floodplains of probable national importance into their own hands as quickly as possible, the Swiss Agency for the...

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  • National Long-Term Surveillance of Swiss Rivers

    Geography, Territory and environment

    The National River Monitoring and Survey Programme (NADUF) tracks the concentrations of substances occurring in selected Swiss watercourses. NADUF, launched in 1972, is a projec...

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  • Federal Inventory of Amphibian Spawning Sites of National Importance - Statio...

    Geography, Territory and environment

    There are currently 19 different amphibian species that live in Switzerland, and nearly all of them are included in the Red List of Threatened Species. The areas that contain we...

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  • Protection forest regions NFI

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    According to the geometry of the data set, Switzerland is divided into six areas. They represent different forest growth and protective forest conditions.

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  • Economic regions NFI

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    Switzerland is divided into fourteen areas according to the geometry of the data set. They represent different forest growth and economic conditions and represent a refinement o...

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  • Federal Inventory of Landscapes and Natural Monuments

    Geography, Territory and environment

    Article 5 of the Federal Act of 1 July 1966 on the Protection of Nature and Cultural Heritage (NCHA) orders the Federal Council to compile inventories of sites of national impor...

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  • Relief shading of vegetation height model NFI

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    Information on vegetation height is determined using remote sensing methods with active and passive sensors. LiDAR is an active sensor. An optical sensor, for example an aerial ...

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  • Vegetation height model NFI

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    Information on the vegetation height is determined using remote sensing methods with active and passive sensors. LiDAR is an active sensor. An optical sensor, for example an aer...

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  • Production regions NFI

    Agriculture, forestry, Geography, Territory and environment

    According to the geometry of the data set, Switzerland is divided into five areas, namely Jura, Central Plateau, Pre-Alps, Alps, and the southern side of the Alps. They represen...

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