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GEMET General Multilingual Environmental Thesaurus

ecozone

Definition

A broad geographic area in which there are distinctive climate patterns, ocean conditions, types of landscapes and species of plants and animals. (Source: SCHNET)

Themes
  • biology
  • geography
  • natural areas, landscape, ecosystems
Groups
  • LAND (landscape, geography)
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Scope note

Homogeous unit for landscape analysis based on the biophysical characteristics of the territory covered by the survey

Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/concept/10131