Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC)

Category: Executive non-departmental public body

The Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) is the statutory adviser to the UK Government on national and international nature conservation. Its work contributes to maintaining and enriching biological diversity, conserving geological features and sustaining natural systems.

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UK Marine Noise Registry (MNR) Outputs for 2015
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
This publication contains maps produced using data collated by the UK Marine Noise Registry (MNR; https://mnr.jncc.gov.uk/). When using and/or interpreting the MNR output maps and...
 
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UK Species Conservation Designation master list
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
This 'master list' of Species Designations contains details for “taxa" that have been assigned some form of rarity, threat or legal status in Great Britain or the UK. It is a collation of...
 
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England Otter Survey Database
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
As part of a scheme to monitor the distribution of otters throughout the UK, four England otter survey have been carried out covering the years 1977-79, 1984-85 and 1991-94, and 2000-02....
 
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All UK Special Protected Areas (SPAs) with marine components
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
This Shapefile contains Special Protection Areas (SPAs) with marine components are defined as those sites with qualifying Birds Directive (2009/147/EC) Annex I species or regularly...
 
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Common Database on Designated Areas in the UK
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
A spatial dataset of the UK's National designations submitted to the Common Database on Designated Areas (CDDA) in March 2016. This is the most up to data copy of the dataset and previous...
 
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Mapping
Northern Ireland Otter Survey Database
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
As part of a scheme to monitor the distribution of otters throughout the UK, two otter surveys in Northern Ireland have been carried out covering the years 1980-81 (funded by The Vincent...
 
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Environment
Standardised list of human activities in the marine environment
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
This table is a list of human activities associated with the marine environment and their descriptions. This list was created after a review of previous attempts to link human activities...
 
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All UK Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) with marine components
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
This shapefile contains the most up to date boundaries of inshore and offshore SACs with marine components, including sites that straddle the inshore/offshore (territorial seas) boundary....
 
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Environment
MNCR Area Summaries - Lagoons in the Outer Hebrides - Part 1
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
In 1993, the MNCR initiated a survey of lagoons in Scotland. Seventy-two lagoons in the Outer Hebrides were studied as part of this programme. This included field surveys of the shores...
 
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Environment
JNCC visual aerial bird survey data
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Visual aerial survey data collected for seaduck, divers, grebes, and little gull. Data were collected visually from aircraft, at sites identified as holding potentially important...
 
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Environment
Broadscale habitat (EUNIS level 3) for Markham's Triangle recommended Marine Conservation Zone (rMCZ)
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Updated habitat map resulting from an integrated analysis of the dedicated 2012 survey (CEND8/12a) data for Markham's Triangle rMCZ. Map created via unsupervised classification and...
 
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Environment
All UK Special Protected Areas (SPAs) with marine components
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
This spreadsheet contains Special Protection Areas (SPAs) with marine components are defined as those sites with qualifying Birds Directive (2009/147/EC) Annex I species or regularly...
 
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