The federal environmental authority. It is responsible for ensuring that natural resources are used sustainably, that the public is protected against natural hazards, and that the environment is protected from unacceptable adverse impacts.

242 datasets found

  • Tranquillity Areas

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Regions and cities, Environment

    Based on the "Tranquillity Map of the Swiss Plateau" and its calculated "tranquillity" values, certain recreational areas were derived. For this purpose, areas that did not fall...

    Last updated: February 10, 2022

    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • API
    • SERVICE
    • HTML
    • ZIP
    • GPKG
    • environment
    • habitats-and-biotopes
    • protected-sites
    • leisure-centre
    • space-provided-for-waters
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
    • tranquility
  • Pro Natura: Nature Preserves

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Regions and cities, Environment

    Pro Natura sichert mit Verträgen über 770 Naturschutzgebiete in der Schweiz mit einer Gesamtfläche von rund 270 km2. Aus unterschiedlichen Gründen dürfen öffentlich nur 763 Gebiete...

    Last updated: December 31, 2022

    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • SERVICE
    • API
    • HTML
    • environment
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Altitudinal vegetation belts in Switzerland for 2085 with less dry future climate

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Agriculture, fisheries, forestry and food, Regions and cities, Environment

    This map shows the altitudinal vegetation belts of forest vegetation in Switzerland for the period 2070-2099 assuming a less dry future climate. The following altitudinal...

    Last updated: September 16, 2021

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • ZIP
    • conservation-and-archiving-planning-aap---confederation
    • wood
    • forest-ecology
    • forest-resource
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Topographical catchment areas of Swiss waterbodies 2 km²

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Regions and cities, Environment

    The data set ‹sub-basins 2 km²› is the central element of the geodata set. It is made up of a comprehensive mosaic of over 22,000 topographically defined sub-basin areas that can...

    Last updated: July 1, 2010

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • ZIP
    • API
    • environmental-monitoring-facilities
    • hydrography
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Comparison of discharge and water gauge data with hazard levels

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Regions and cities, Environment

    The map shows the current discharge at all the stations, as compared with flood hazard levels.

    Last updated: October 30, 2014

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • ZIP
    • lake
    • water-geographic
    • hydrology
    • watercourse
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Swiss water topographical catchment areas: Main river section

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Regions and cities, Environment

    The data set “Main river section” is part of the geo dataset “Swiss water topographical catchment areas”. The main river in ​​a catchment area is the body of water that leaves the...

    Last updated: July 1, 2010

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • ZIP
    • API
    • hydrography
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Topographical catchment areas of Swiss waterbodies 40 km²

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Regions and cities, Environment

    The "40 km² catchment areas" data set is one of four possible aggregation levels for the "Topographical catchment areas of Swiss waterbodies" geodata set. It consists of a...

    Last updated: July 1, 2010

    • SERVICE
    • API
    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • environmental-monitoring-facilities
    • hydrography
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Modelled altitudinal vegetation belts for 1975

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Agriculture, fisheries, forestry and food, Regions and cities, Environment

    This map shows the altitudinal belts of forest vegetation in Switzerland for the period 1961-1990. The following altitudinal vegetation belts only occur in the southern valleys:...

    Last updated: September 9, 2021

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • ZIP
    • conservation-and-archiving-planning-aap---confederation
    • forest-ecology
    • forest-resource
    • wood
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Modelled altitudinal vegetation belts for 2085 with dry future climate

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Agriculture, fisheries, forestry and food, Regions and cities, Environment

    This map shows the altitudinal vegetation belts of forest vegetation in Switzerland for the period 2070-2099 assuming a dry future climate. The following altitudinal vegetation...

    Last updated: September 16, 2021

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • ZIP
    • conservation-and-archiving-planning-aap---confederation
    • forest-resource
    • wood
    • forest-ecology
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Seismic zones according to the SIA 261 standard

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Regions and cities, Environment

    Map of seismic zones from the SIA 261 Standard “Actions on Structures” (2020). A design value is specified for the horizontal ground acceleration agd (in m/s2). This design value...

    Last updated: March 30, 2011

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • HTML
    • hazard-area
    • natural-risk
    • earthquake
    • natural-risk-zones
    • conservation-and-archiving-planning-aap---confederation
    • hazard-map
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Grayling population of national importance: distribution area

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Regions and cities, Environment

    The data on grayling populations of national im-portance includes four subproducts; the distribution area layer includes the sections of watercourses with 20 major grayling...

    Last updated: September 5, 2011

    • SERVICE
    • WMTS
    • WMS
    • ZIP
    • environment
    • habitats-and-biotopes
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Wildlife Passages

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Regions and cities, Environment

    In einer ersten Phase hat das BAFU anhand der verfügbaren Daten die Wildtierpassagen auf dem Nationalstrassen- und Schienennetz erfasst. Berücksichtigt wurden Kunstbauten, die...

    Last updated: August 23, 2023

    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • API
    • SERVICE
    • HTML
    • environment
    • wild-animal
    • fauna
    • environmental-monitoring-facilities
    • biotope-network
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Invasive alien plants - map of the potential area Rhus typhina

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Agriculture, fisheries, forestry and food, Regions and cities, Environment

    The set of invasive alien plants shows the maps of the potential areas of 56 alien plants species present in Switzerland as well as some invasive species present in neighboring...

    Last updated: April 2, 2015

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • HTML
    • environment
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Invasive alien plants - map of the potential area Lonicera henryi

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Regions and cities, Environment

    The set of invasive alien plants shows the maps of the potential areas of 56 alien plants species present in Switzerland as well as some invasive species present in neighboring...

    Last updated: April 2, 2015

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • HTML
    • environment
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Flood alert map

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Regions and cities, Environment

    The flood alert map shows the current flood danger level (1 to 5) for all and for the regions in relation to small and medium-sized rivers. The rivers of national interest are...

    Last updated: November 5, 2014

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • ZIP
    • flood
    • flowing-water
    • hydrology
    • water-geographic
    • natural-hazard
    • lake
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Monthly rainfall erosivity (R-factor) maps of Switzerland in MJ mm ha⁻¹ h⁻¹ month⁻¹, June

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Regions and cities, Environment

    Monthly rainfall erosivity maps (R-factor maps) of Switzerland with a spatial resolution of 100 m. The maps show the spatial and seasonal variability of rainfall erosivity in MJ...

    Last updated: February 27, 2020

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • erosion
    • erosion
    • erosion-control
    • precipitation-enhancement
    • soil-erosion
    • e-geoch
    • conservation-and-archiving-planning-aap---confederation
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Swiss National Park and parks of national importance (Perimeter)

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Regions and cities, Environment

    The dataset contains the protected area of the ‘Swiss National Park’, which is protected in accordance with the National Park Act of 19 December 1980 (SR454) as well as park...

    Last updated: January 1, 2024

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • HTML
    • API
    • environment
    • protected-sites
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Catchments in karst regions

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Regions and cities, Environment

    The Karst catchments layer depicts those areas where seepage water flows into a specific spring and feeds it. Catchments can occasionally overlap, namely where sections of them...

    Last updated: July 1, 2015

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • ZIP
    • API
    • groundwater
    • karst
    • environment
    • hydrogeology
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Invasive alien plants - map of the potential area Hydrocotyle ranunculoides

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Regions and cities, Environment

    The set of invasive alien plants shows the maps of the potential areas of 56 alien plants species present in Switzerland as well as some invasive species present in neighboring...

    Last updated: April 2, 2015

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • HTML
    • environment
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure
  • Water availability for plants

    Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
    Agriculture, fisheries, forestry and food, Regions and cities, Environment

    Too little water is available to the trees more and more often: •The vegetation and soil release water into the atmosphere, even moreso the warmer and drier the air. Plants...

    Last updated: February 6, 2019

    • SERVICE
    • WMS
    • WMTS
    • HTML
    • conservation-and-archiving-planning-aap---confederation
    • forest-resource
    • forest-ecology
    • wood
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure