Database release:
SDF
NATURA 2000 - STANDARD DATA FORM

For Special Protection Areas (SPA),
Proposed Sites for Community Importance (pSCI),
Sites of Community Importance (SCI) and
for Special Areas of Conservation (SAC)

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. SITE IDENTIFICATION

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1.1 Type

B

1.2 Site code

GR1420001

1.3 Site name

KATO OLYMPOS - KALLIPEFKI

1.4 First Compilation date

1995-04

1.5 Update date

2016-12

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Υπουργείο Περιβάλλοντος και Ενέργειας
Address:               
Email:

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site proposed as SCI:1996-08
Date site confirmed as SCI:2006-09
Date site designated as SAC:2011-03
National legal reference of SAC designation:Law 3937/29-3-11 (OJ 60 A)

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:22.536389
Latitude:39.932500

2.2 Area [ha]

12719.4000

2.3 Marine area [%]

0.0000

2.4 Sitelength [km]:

0.00

2.5 Administrative region code and name

NUTS level 2 code Region Name
GR12Kentriki Makedonia
GR14Thessalia

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Mediterranean (0.00 %)

3. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

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3.1 Habitat types present on the site and assessment for them

Annex I Habitat types Site assessment
Code PF NP Cover [ha] Cave [number] Data quality A|B|C|D A|B|C
      RepresentativityRelative SurfaceConservationGlobal
4090  info      745.515  0.00 
5110  info      7.03055  0.00 
9110  info      449.027  0.00 
9150  info      2091.71  0.00 
91M0  info      832.81  0.00 
9260  info      256.22  0.00 
9270  info      1239.14  0.00 
92C0  info      90.7235  0.00 
9340  info      855.366  0.00 
9530  info  X     573.82  0.00 
  • PF: for the habitat types that can have a non-priority as well as a priority form (6210, 7130, 9430) enter "X" in the column PF to indicate the priority form.
  • NP: in case that a habitat type no longer exists in the site enter: x (optional)
  • Cover: decimal values can be entered
  • Caves: for habitat types 8310, 8330 (caves) enter the number of caves if estimated surface is not available.
  • Data quality: G = 'Good' (e.g. based on surveys); M = 'Moderate' (e.g. based on partial data with some extrapolation); P = 'Poor' (e.g. rough estimation)

4. SITE DESCRIPTION

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4.1 General site character

Habitat class % Cover
N0840.27
N1511.04
N1631.75
N176.82
N188.41
N221.32
N230.39

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

Kato Olympos is the foothills of Mount Olympos and Mount Ossa. The site comprises two separate areas. The large part includes habitats like pastures, extensive Abies and Fagus Forests, rugged ravines with old Castanea forests and forests of Pinus nigra. The small part is situated south west of the village Kallipefki and the dominant habitat type is forests of Ilex aquifolium (9380). The climate is between mediterranean (low altitudes) and continent (high altitudes). From a geological point of view Kato Olympos consists of Serpentinit, gneiss, amphibiotic etc. On a mountainous region like Kato Olympos, growth districts will always be more heterogeneous than in territories with a simpler geographical structure. These differences are particularly manifest in high altitude levels.

4.2 Quality and importance

This site comprises forests with great aesthetic and ecological value. A wide variety of biotopes and topography has as result a very rich flora and fauna as well as a diversity of habitats. The area has an alternating landscape with extensive closed forest, bare grazing land, mixture of pasture, groves and small fields on the platean. Listing of biotopes according to their significance for invertebrates. Among them, 2 taxa are local endemics. Astragalus lacteus (motivation D) is included in the WCMC and/or European Red Data list. Dactylorhiza sambucina (motivation D), is protected by the Greek Presidental Decree (67/1981), one taxon Carlina acaulis ssp. Simplex (motivation D) is rare in Greece. Centaurea pindicola, Peucedanum longifolium, Silene radicosa ssp. adicosa (motivation D) are Balkan endemics.

4.3 Threats, pressures and activities with impacts on the site

The most important impacts and activities with high effect on the site

Negative Impacts
RankThreats and pressures [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
HA01o
MA01i
MA02.01I
HA04i
HA04o
HA04.01.01i
LA04.02i
LA04.03I
HA07o
MA07I
MA08i
HA08o
MA09i
HA09o
MA10.01b
LD01.01b
MD01.02b
LD01.04i
LD01.05o
HE01o
LE01.03i
MF03.01o
MF03.01i
MF03.02.03b
MG01.04.02I
MG02o
MG05.07I
LG05.09I
LG05.11b
MI03.01b
MJ01i
MJ01o
MJ03.01.01b
MJ03.02b
LJ03.02.03b
LK01.01i
MK03.06b
ML09b
LXb
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
MA08i
HA08o
HA09o
MA09i
HBi
LUb

Rank: H = high, M = medium, L = low
Pollution: N = Nitrogen input, P = Phosphor/Phosphate input, A = Acid input/acidification,
T = toxic inorganic chemicals, O = toxic organic chemicals, X = Mixed pollutions
i = inside, o = outside, b = both

5. SITE PROTECTION STATUS

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5.1 Designation types at national and regional level:

Code Cover [%]
GR121.43
GR9529.34

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites:

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
GR95Dimosio Dasos Kato Olympou (Pantele?mona-Skotinas)*17.25
GR95Aspropetra-Ailia (Kallipefkis)*5.17
GR12Koilada Tempon Larisas*1.43
GR95Tsa?ra-Gkoliani (Rapsanis)*6.92

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

Yes
No, but in preparation
X
No

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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