Forestry Statistics 2015: UK Forests and Climate Change

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The latest National Statistics on forestry produced by the Forestry Commission were released on 24 September 2015 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.

Detailed statistics are published in the web publication Forestry Statistics 2015, with an extract in Forestry Facts & Figures 2015. They include UK statistics on woodland area, planting, timber, trade, climate change, environment, recreation, employment and finance & prices as well as some statistics on international forestry. Where possible, figures are also provided for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

This dataset covers statistics on carbon in forests, the Woodland Carbon Code and public attitudes to climate change. Attribution statement:

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Dataset Extent

Latitude: 61° to 49.9°
Longitude: -8° to 2°

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Additional Information

Added to 01/07/2016
Theme Environment
Temporal coverage 2015
Harvest URL
Harvest date 20/01/2018 00:10
Metadata date 19/1/2018
Harvest GUID eab2d2c9-85b9-4480-8d7e-d318197b01fd
Extent Latitude: 61° to 49.9°
Longitude: -8° to 2°
Spatial reference system
Dataset reference date 24/9/2015 (creation), 24/9/2015 (publication)
Frequency of update annually
Responsible party Forestry Commission (pointOfContact)
Access constraints There are no public access constraints to this data. Use of this data is subject to the licence identified.
ISO19139 resource type dataset
Metadata language English
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