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

SE0820259

1.3 Site name

Ruohojoki

1.4 First Compilation date

1995-10

1.5 Update date

2012-08

1.6 Respondent:

Name/Organisation:Länsstyrelsen i Norrbottens län
Address:               
Email:norrbotten@lansstyrelsen.se

1.7 Site indication and designation / classification dates

Date site proposed as SCI:1995-12
Date site confirmed as SCI:2005-01
Date site designated as SAC:2011-03
National legal reference of SAC designation:Governmental act M2010/4648/Nm

2. SITE LOCATION

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2.1 Site-centre location [decimal degrees]:

Longitude:22.540200
Latitude:67.616700

2.2 Area [ha]

35.8000

2.3 Marine area [%]

0.0000

2.4 Sitelength [km]:

0.00

2.6 Biogeographical Region(s)

Boreal (100.00 %)

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
7140  info      2.1  0.00 
9010  info      33.6  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
N076.00
N1794.00

Total Habitat Cover

100

Other Site Characteristics

The Ruohojoki reserve consists of a flat forestarea sloping in the south against the bog woodland at the brook Ruohojoki. During a trombic storm september 1983 was the most of the western part of the forest, nearly 20 hectares, felled by the storm. Due to this situation parts of the fores has developed from pinedominating forest into spruce- and birchdominating forest. Still are some remaining spots of overaged pines left. Due to the stormfelled parts the forest is sparse growing and features high amounts of coarsed dimensioned logs, dry trunks and some also signs of older burnings. In contrast the eastern part of the reserve managed the storm. Here the forest is dominated by spruce with some contributions of birch. In the northern part are some pinecovered hummocks having signs from loggings.

4.2 Quality and importance

Ruohojoki comprises unique areas of western taiga strongly affected by a trombic storm.

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]
HXi
Positive Impacts
RankActivities, management [code]Pollution (optional) [code]inside/outside [i|o|b]
HXi

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 [%]
SE02100.00

5.2 Relation of the described site with other sites:

Designated at national or regional level:

Type code Site name Type Cover [%]
SE02Ruohojoki DR=100.00

Designated at international level:

Type Site name Type Cover [%]
Other Ruohojoki DR=100.00

6. SITE MANAGEMENT

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6.1 Body(ies) responsible for the site management:

Organisation:Länsstyrelsen i Norrbottens län
Address:
Email:norrbotten@lansstyrelsen.se

6.2 Management Plan(s):

An actual management plan does exist:

X
Yes Name: Ruohojoki
Link: http://skyddadnatur.naturvardsverket.se/

No, but in preparation
No

 

7. MAP OF THE SITE

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INSPIRE ID:SE.SWEPA.SE0820259
Map delivered as PDF in electronic format (optional)
Yes
No

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