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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 - 2001); Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Institution of Nature Conservation and Biodiversity
First available period 2004
Last available period 2010
Dimensions
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2001)
Concepts
  • 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.
  • 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).
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, th e "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 22/10/2019