Illustration of fragmentation geometry FG-B2 using an example from Switzerland and adjacent countries
The barriers are shown in black (built-up areas, roads, railways), and the colours indicate the sizes of the remaining patches in the landscape. Lake Constance and Lake Geneva are visible at the top and on the left of the map, respectively. In FG-B2, the lakes and mountains were considered as barriers, but were not included in the reporting units.
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This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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