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Biogeographical regions

Data Created 16 Feb 2006 Published 16 Feb 2006 Last modified 23 Jan 2015, 03:57 PM
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Europe 2005 - The bio-geographic regions dataset contains the official delineations used in the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) and for the EMERALD Network set up under the Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats (Bern Convention)

European data

Biogeographical regions colour codes

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Bio_code Bio-geographic Region code nvarchar (32) 0
Biogeo Bio-geographic Region name nvarchar(50) 0
Colour name Colour name nvarchar(510) 0
Htmlcolor HTML color code nvarchar(510) 0
Rgbcolor RGB color code nvarchar(510) 0

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Additional information

Modifications adopted by the Bern Convention Standing Committee and approved by habitats Committee in 05-04/03. Version 3 incorporates digital data send by countries, therefore the polygons and lines in the map have different generalization levels. The changes in this version are: Lithuania: the whole country is in the Boreal region. Czech Republic: change in border between Continental and Pannonian regions. Slovak Republic: change in border between Alpine and Pannonian regions.
Geographical coverage note: Russian Federation covered to Ural. Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan partly covered.

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