Table 1. Classified semi-natural land use types derived from the Swedish CORINE land use and vegetation database (2006), based on Steffan-Dewenter et al. (2002).

Classes of semi-natural habitat areas Description
Discontinuous urban fabric with more than 200 inhabitants and major areas of gardens and greenery 30–50% made up of built-up areas. Remaining area made up of green areas not defined as urban green areas
Discontinuous urban fabric with less than 200 inhabitants Built-up areas outside densely populated urban areas. 30–80% made up of built-up areas. Remaining area made up of vegetation
Urban green areas Green areas within major populated centers where 70% of the area is vegetated. Includes parks, cemeteries, allotment areas, botanical gardens, amusement parks, forest areas, and zoological gardens
Solitary houses with property Groups of houses or solitary houses with associated gardens and large open land
Road and rail networks and associated land Includes all major roads, roads and railroads and associated land such as roundabouts, verges, embankments, and lay-bys
Airfields Runway on grass
Golf courses† Golf courses and associated buildings
Non-urban parks Park areas such as amusement parks, parks around castles and mansions, and major cemeteries outside of major population centers
Camping sites and holiday cottage sites Includes trailer parks
Pastures Grass areas used for pasture or haymaking. Not part of rotation farming practices

† Based on Gange and Lindsay 2002