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Taxonomy for Environmental Aspects

Level Topic ID Topic Description Type of data Indicators
1 PHY Physical Environment tbd tbd tbd
2 PHY_CLM Climatic and meteorological conditions desc
  • Temperature (Local seasonal average (Celsius degrees))
  • Sunshine (Days per year, Seasonal average hours per day)
  • Precipitation (average mm/year, Raining days per year, Seasonal (winter, summer) average mm)
  • Wind (Direction, Speed)
  • Risks (occurrence, severity)
    • Strong wind and storms
    • tornados
    • flood
    • rain-flood
    • thunderstorms (lightning, squalls, heavy rains)
    • snowstorms and ice
    • hail
    • avalanches
    • heatwaves
    • drought
    • wildfire
    • extreme cold
tbd
2 PHY_TOPO __ Topography Representation of landforms
  • Elevation contour lines

tbd
2 PHY_GEOL __ Geology Land composition
  • Type of earth structure (rock types)
  • Associated risks
    • Karst features
    • fault lines
    • caverns
    • unstable ground / ground movement (landslide, mudslide, rock falls)
    • relevant seismic activity
    • swelling clays (engineering risk)
    • quarries
    • civil engineering works

tbd
2 PHY_SURF __ Surface water Surface areas containing water
  • Type (rivers, lake, canal, creek, pond, temporary reservoir)
  • Use (industrial water, municipal water, irrigation, navigation, leisure)
  • Quality
  • Direction
  • Speed
  • Temperature

tbd
2 PHY_SUB __ Subsurface water Subsurface areas containing water
  • Type
  • Depth
  • Use (drinking water, industrial water, municipal water, irrigation, leisure)
  • Quality
  • Seasonal level change
  • Direction
  • Speed
  • Pressure
  • Temperature
  • Direction
  • Regulatory conditions

tbd
2 PHY_PRO __ Soil Profile tbd
  • Layers
  • Rock type

tbd
2 PHY_OCC __ Soil occupation Current use and nature of the soil
  • artificial surfaces
  • agricultural areas
  • forest and semi-natural areas
  • wetlands and water surface
  • envisaged for project development / construction of other projects (e.g. OAP in France)

tbd
2 PHY_POL __ Soil pollution Areas where soil is polluted
  • Type of pollution
  • Area status

tbd
2 PHY_SITE __ Polluted sites tbd
  • Type of pollution
  • Site status

tbd
1 NAT Natural Environment tbd tbd tbd
2 NAT_FLO Flora inventory of all plant life
  • Latin name
  • Common name
  • Occurrence
  • Rarity
  • Protection status

Criticality value based on occurrence, rarity, protection
2 NAT_FAU Fauna Inventory of animal life
  • Latin name
  • Common name
  • Occurrence
  • Rarity
  • Protection status

tbd
2 NAT_BIO Biodiversity Measure of variation at the species and ecosystem level Value based on biodiversity index, biodiversity at species level based on high species richness (number of species in a particular place), species evenness (the relative quantities or proportions of individuals belonging to the different species), rare species occurrence tbd
2 NAT_FOR Forest inventory of forested areas not used for silviculture Value based on type of trees, fauna, flora, hunting use and leisure value tbd
2 NAT_CHPZ Protection zones - Swiss Official protected zone defined by legal authorities of Switzerland Type (ENS, ZNIEFF...), Protection level tbd
2 NAT_FRPZ Protection zones - French Official protected zone defined by legal authorities of France Type (ENS, ZNIEFF...), Protection level tbd
1 HL Heritage and landscape tbd tbd tbd
2 HL_LSCP Landscape Inventory of valuable landscape and point of view
  • Landscape protection status
  • Point of view (perspective and direction to preserve)

tbd
2 HL_HER Heritage Inventory of valuable area for heritage
  • Type (Monument, Patrimony, Archaeological
  • Legal protection perimeters

tbd
1 HM Human environment tbd tbd tbd
2 HM_AGR Agriculture tbd
  • Seasonal use
  • vineyards
  • Forestry
  • fruits orchards
  • pastures

Specifically for Switzerland:

  • SdA
  • Soil quality database from OCAN Geneva
  • Prairies (natural spaces embedded in agricultural land)
Specifically for France
  • A, Ap zone indicators

tbd
2 HM_URB Infrastructure/Urbanism tbd
  • Roads
  • Railroads
  • Public transport
  • Air transport
  • Water ways
  • Eco transport
  • Gas station and electric charging stations

tbd
2 HM_CST Constructed zones tbd
  • Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Services
  • Agricultural buildings
  • Unused

tbd
HM_URB _TECH __ Technical infrastructure tbd
  • Electric lines with capacity indicator (23 kV, 63, kV, 225 kV, 400 kV)
  • Gas pipelines
  • Petrol piplines
  • Aqueducts
  • Telecom lines

tbd
2 HM_DEMO Demography and development tbd
  • Population density
  • Population growth
  • Employment type (list of types)
  • Population density
  • Population growth
  • Unemployment rate
  • Average incomes
  • Average education / training level
  • Population age distribution
  • Equipment and commerce
  • Health services
    • medical doctors,
    • first aid/emergency,
    • hospitals
  • Security services
    • police / gendarmerie
    • fire brigade
  • Development index on time scale 2050 (from low = some colour to high = some other colour or by type: nature, tourism, residential, industrial, high-tech)

tbd
2 HM_TRSK Technical risks tbd
  • Industrial risks
  • Transport of dangerous goods
  • - Faults and disturbances of critical infrastructures
  • Dam break

tbd
1 HLTH Human health tbd tbd tbd
2 HLTH_SOEC Socio-economic matters tbd
  • cultural and religious infrastructures and services
  • sport equipment and infrastructures
  • leisure activity offers
  • Restaurants, bars
  • tourism

tbd
2 HLTH_AIR Air Air quality, smell
  • Density
  • Limit value
tbd
2 HLTH_NOIS Noise  
  • Source
  • Level (dB)
  • Direction
tbd
2 HLTH_LIGH Light Light pollution
  • Source
  • Type
  • Level (Brightness)
  • Direction
  • Occurrence
tbd
2 HLTH_VIB Vibration Description
  • Source
  • Type
  • Level
  • Direction
  • Occurrence
tbd
2 HLTH_NIR Non ionizing radiation Description
  • Source
  • Type
  • Level
  • Direction
  • Occurrence
tbd
2 HLTH_IR Ionizing radiation Description
  • Source
  • Type
  • Level
  • Direction
  • Occurrence
tbd
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