GEMET
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Environmental
Thesaurus
natural areas, landscape, ecosystems
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Concepts
  • abandoned industrial site
  • accidental release of organisms
  • afforestation
  • agricultural landscape
  • alluvial plain
  • altitude
  • amusement park
  • anaerobic lagoon
  • animal displacement
  • animal habitat
  • animal species reintroduction
  • Antarctic ecosystem
  • anthropologic reserve
  • aquatic environment
  • arboretum
  • Arctic ecosystem
  • area of potential pollution
  • area under stress
  • arid land
  • arid land ecosystem
  • artificial lake
  • artificial land
  • bank (land)
  • bank protection
  • barrier beach
  • barrier reef
  • bay
  • beach
  • bee conservation
  • benthic division
  • benthic ecosystem
  • biodiversity conservation
  • biodiversity protection
  • biological monitoring
  • biological reserve
  • biosphere reserve
  • biotope
  • biotope network
  • biotope order
  • biotope protection
  • bird sanctuary
  • bocage
  • bog
  • boreal forest dieback
  • botanical garden
  • brook
  • brushwood
  • camping site
  • canyon
  • carbon stock
  • catchment area
  • category of endangered species
  • cave
  • central park area
  • classified site
  • clean air area
  • cliff
  • climatic effect
  • climatic zone
  • climax
  • coast
  • coast protection
  • coastal area
  • coastal development
  • coastal ecosystem
  • coastal environment
  • coastal erosion
  • coastal pollution
  • coastal zone planning
  • cold zone ecosystem
  • concept of environment
  • coniferous forest
  • coniferous wood
  • conservation policy
  • contaminated area
  • controlled hunting zone
  • coppice
  • coppice with standards
  • coral reef
  • coral reef lagoon
  • covered anaerobic lagoon
  • creek
  • cultural ecosystem services
  • dam
  • dam draining
  • deciduous forest
  • deciduous tree
  • deforestation
  • degradation of the environment
  • delta
  • desert
  • desertification
  • desertification control
  • disaster zone
  • distribution area
  • disused military site
  • ditch
  • drinking water protection area
  • dry lawn
  • dune
  • dyke
  • dyke reinforcement
  • dynamical ice loss
  • eco-balance
  • ecodevelopment
  • ecological assessment
  • ecological civilisation
  • ecological niche
  • ecological parameter
  • ecological status
  • ecological stocktaking
  • ecologically sensitive area
  • ecosystem
  • ecosystem assessment
  • ecosystem boundary
  • ecosystem degradation
  • ecosystem interaction
  • ecosystem process
  • ecosystem resilience
  • ecosystem services
  • ecosystem stability
  • ecosystem type
  • ecosystem vulnerability
  • ecotoxicity
  • ecotoxicological evaluation
  • ecotype
  • ecozone
  • English garden
  • environmental accident
  • environmental assessment
  • environmental assessment criterion
  • environmental compatibility
  • environmental conservation
  • environmental criterion
  • environmental impact of forestry
  • environmental monitoring
  • estuarine conservation area
  • estuarine ecosystem
  • estuary
  • estuary pollution
  • European nature reserve
  • excavation site
  • fallow area
  • fallow land
  • fen
  • field
  • field damage
  • fishing preserve
  • flora restoration
  • forest
  • forest biological reserve
  • forest cover destruction
  • forest damage
  • forest deterioration
  • forest ecosystem
  • forest fire
  • forest pest
  • forest protection
  • forest reserve
  • forest resource
  • forestry unit
  • French formal garden
  • garden
  • garrigue
  • glacier
  • good ecological status
  • grass fire
  • grassland
  • grassland ecosystem
  • gravel pit
  • grazing
  • green corridor
  • green space
  • greenbelt
  • groundwater protection
  • gulf
  • habitat
  • habitat destruction
  • habitat loss
  • hazard area
  • headland (farm)
  • heathland
  • hedge
  • high mountain
  • highland ecosystem
  • hiking trail
  • hill
  • holiday camp
  • home garden
  • hunting reserve
  • hydrographic basin
  • ice cap
  • ice loss
  • ice pack
  • ice sheet
  • ice sheet mass balance
  • iceberg
  • impact assessment
  • impact minimisation
  • impact prevention
  • indicator of environmental management
  • indicator-based assessment
  • indigenous forest
  • industrial area
  • industrial wasteland
  • inland water
  • integral natural reserve
  • integrated environmental assessment
  • international river basin
  • internationally important ecosystem
  • intertidal zone
  • intervention in nature and landscape
  • intervention on land
  • introduction of animal species
  • introduction of plant species
  • island
  • island ecosystem
  • karst
  • karst area
  • lagoon
  • lake
  • lake basin
  • land
  • land allotment
  • land clearing
  • land conservation
  • land consolidation
  • land cover
  • land degradation
  • land development
  • land ecology
  • land forming
  • land management and planning
  • land occupation
  • land planning
  • land pollution
  • land reclamation
  • land register
  • land restoration
  • land restoration in mountain areas
  • land setup
  • land use
  • land use classification
  • land use plan
  • land use planning
  • land use regime
  • land-management intervention area
  • landform
  • landscape
  • landscape after mining
  • landscape alteration
  • landscape architecture
  • landscape component
  • landscape conservation
  • landscape conservation policy
  • landscape consumption
  • landscape ecology
  • landscape management
  • landscape planning
  • landscape protection
  • landscape protection area
  • landscape utilisation
  • landslide
  • littoral
  • mangrove swamp
  • maquis
  • marginal land
  • marine conservation area
  • marine environment
  • marine park
  • marine reserve
  • marsh
  • meadow
  • Mediterranean forest
  • Mediterranean wood
  • microecosystem
  • mine filling
  • mining district
  • mining site restoration
  • mixed forest
  • moor
  • mountain
  • mountain ecosystem
  • mountain forest
  • mountain management
  • mountain protection
  • mountain range
  • mountain refuge
  • mountainous area
  • mud flat
  • multiple use management area
  • national park
  • national reserve
  • natural area
  • natural areas protection
  • natural environment
  • natural forest
  • natural heritage assessment
  • natural monument
  • natural park
  • natural regeneration
  • natural resource conservation
  • natural scenery
  • natural value
  • nature conservation
  • nature conservation programme
  • nature protection
  • nature reserve
  • nesting area
  • non-built-up area
  • non-forested land
  • nursery garden
  • open lawn
  • opencast mining
  • overfertilisation
  • overgrazing
  • pasture
  • peat extraction
  • peripheral park area
  • periurban space
  • permafrost ecosystem
  • photogrammetry
  • physical planning
  • plain
  • planning measure
  • plant species reintroduction
  • polar ecosystem
  • polar region
  • polder
  • polluted site
  • pond
  • pool
  • prevention of forest fires
  • primary forest
  • private forest
  • protected area
  • protected landscape
  • public park
  • quarry
  • radiation damage
  • radiation effect
  • rain forest
  • recovery of landscape
  • recreational area
  • reef
  • reforestation
  • refuge
  • regional natural park
  • regional plan
  • registered site
  • remote sensing
  • renaturation
  • reserve
  • resource appraisal
  • resource conservation
  • resource efficiency
  • resource productivity
  • resource reserve
  • resource scarcity
  • resource use
  • resources management
  • retarding basin
  • revegetation
  • riparian zone
  • river
  • river basin
  • river basin development
  • river basin management
  • river bed
  • river channelling
  • river management
  • riverside vegetation
  • rock
  • rural area
  • rural environment
  • rural habitat
  • salina
  • salt marsh
  • salt meadow
  • sand dune
  • sand dune fixation
  • sand flat
  • sand pit
  • sea bed
  • sea grass bed
  • seashore
  • secondary biotope
  • sedimentary basin
  • semi-arid land ecosystem
  • sensitive area
  • sensitive ecosystem
  • sensitive environment
  • sensitive natural area
  • shelter
  • shrub
  • site protection
  • site rehabilitation
  • ski run
  • skyline destruction
  • slash and burn culture
  • slope
  • soil use regime
  • spoil dump
  • state biological reserve
  • state forest
  • storm damage
  • storm water basin
  • subtropical ecosystem
  • sustainable resource use
  • swamp
  • temperate ecosystem
  • temperate forest
  • temperate woodland
  • terraced garden
  • terraced landscape
  • terrestrial area
  • terrestrial ecosystem
  • terrestrial environment
  • territory
  • timber forest
  • touristic route
  • touristic zone
  • tropical ecosystem
  • tropical forest
  • tropical forest ecosystem
  • tropical rain forest
  • tropics
  • tundra
  • underground ecosystem
  • unmanaged land
  • urban ecosystem
  • urban environment assessment
  • urban green
  • urban habitat
  • urban landscape
  • urban settlement
  • urban sprawl
  • valley
  • valued ecosystem component
  • vegetation cover
  • vegetation level
  • volcanic area
  • volcano
  • voluntary natural reserve
  • vulnerability assessment
  • Wadden Sea
  • water catchment protection
  • water protection area
  • water scarcity
  • water table protection
  • watercourse
  • waterfall
  • watershed management
  • waterside development
  • wetland
  • wetlands ecosystem
  • wilderness
  • wildlife sanctuary
  • windfall
  • winter sports resort
  • wood
  • wood resource
  • woodland ecosystem
  • worked-out open cut
  • world heritage site
  • zoological garden
Concept URL: http://www.eionet.europa.eu/gemet/theme/23