Water grasslands in Slovakia

    How/why/by, whom was it created?

    The entries are still in process, the e-atlas is still under development

    Literature

    Janišová, M., Hájková, p., Hegedôšová, K., Hrivnák, R., Kliment, J., Michálková D., Ružičková, H., Řezníčková M., Tichý L., Škodová I., Uhliarová E., Ujházy, K., Zaliberová M., 2007. Grassland vegetation of Slovak republik- electronic expert system for identification of syntaxa. Botanical institution, SAV, Bratislava. 263 p. ISBN 978-80-969265-7-2.

     

    Ružičková, H., Kalivoda, H., 2007. Flower meadows, natural heritage of Slovakia. Veda, SAV, Bratislava. 133 p. ISBN 978-80-224-0953-7.

     

    Rychnovská, M., Balátová, E., Úlehlová, B., Pelikán, J., 1985. Ecology of the grasslands, Academia, Praha. 292 p. 21-090-85.

     

    Šeffer, J. & Stanová V. (eds.) 1999. Morava River Floodplain Meadows - Importance, Restoration and Management. DAPHNE - Centre for Applied Ecology, Bratislava.

     

    Šeffer, J., Lasák R., Galvánek D., Stanová, V., 2002. Grasslands of Slovakia, Final report on the National Grassland Inventory 1998-2002. Daphne-Institute of Applied Ecology, Bratislava 2002. 112 s. ISBN 80-968495-9-X

    Physical geography: description

    Semi-natural water meadows

    - well known topic
    - a lot of literature and maps, good scientific background with results of the specialists, mostly phytocenologists, phytologists and ecologists
     
    Artificial (irrigated) water meadows
    - less information about the topic,
    - no or few literature, no scientific background

    without results of the specialists

    Is it connected to specific structures?

    wet habitat types:

    - continental alluvial meadows (712 ha)

    - disturbed wet grassland (5234 ha)

    - fen meadows (643 ha)

    - lowland wet meadows (5752 ha)

    - saline grassland (57 ha)

    - tall sedge and mud grassland (306 ha)

    - wet cirsium meadows (1173 ha)

    - wet pastures (2966 ha)