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 Area of Sites (ha) of Natura 2000 Network
Characteristic Description
Name Area of Sites (ha) of Natura 2000 Network by Geographic localization (NUTS - 2002); Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Institution of Nature Conservation and Biodiversity
First available period 2004
Last available period 2010
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2002)
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • NATURE 2000 SITES:  A site that, in the bio-geographic region(s) to which it belongs, contributes significantly towards maintaining or restoring a type of natural habitat or a species in good condition and towards maintaining biological diversity. A site (classified under Directive 92/43/EEC of theCouncil) that, in Atlantic, Mediterranean or Macaronesian bio-geographicregion(s) contributes significantly towards maintaining or restoring a type of natural habitat in Schedule B-I or a species in Schedule B-II in good condition and may also contribute significantly to the coherence of the Natura 2000 Network or towards maintaining biological diversity in these bio-geographic region(s).
  • REDE NATURA 2000:  Rede ecológica europeia de zonas especiais preservação, que tem por objetivo assegurar a biodiversidade, através da conservação e do restabelecimento dos habitats naturais e da flora e fauna selvagens num estado de conservação favorável, tendo em conta as exigências económicas, sociais e culturais, bem como as particularidades regionais e locais.
Measure unit (symbol) Hectare (ha)
Power of 10  0
Observations The area values were calculated from cartograhic units and the Official Administrative Map of Portugal in PT-TM06-ETRS89 Reference System for Continente, in PTRA08 - UTM zone 28N Reference System for R. A. da Madeira and in ITRF93 - UTM -zone 26N and zone 25N for R. A. dos Açores. The "Total" contains the Sites of Community Importance surface beyond included area in the official territorial units. Specifically, the "Total" includes also the marine protected areas located outside the exclusive economic zone and under management of the R. A. dos Açores, according to the Regional Law Decret No.28/2011/A.
Last update date 17/11/2011

information presented in 16/4/2024