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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Special Protection Areas (SPAs) bird data assemblages
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
This dataset contains details for each and every bird assemblage on every Special Protection Area (SPA). Special Protection Areas (SPAs) are strictly protected sites classified in...
 
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Wetlands of international importance under the Ramsar convention
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
A spatial dataset of Ramsar sites in the United Kingdom (i.e. Great Britain and Northern Ireland). Note that this does not include sites in the UK's Overseas Territories and Crown...
 
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Habitat point records from 1994 MNCR Lizard Peninsula and Falmouth Bay littoral survey
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Littoral survey of the Lizard Peninsula round as far as Poldhu Bay in the west and the mouth of the Helford River in the east including bedrock, boulder and sediment shores ranging from...
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Infaunal taxonomic analysis (abundance and biomass) data from North Sea and North East Scotland
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Infaunal taxonomic analysis from survey 0911S on the research vessel Scotia. This was a Scottish Marine Protected Areas (SMPA) site identification survey.
 
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Species point records from 1986 OPRU HRE Plymouth Harbour & Yealm Estuary survey
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Plymouth and the Yealm Estuary are situated on the south coast of Devon. The Plymouth area includes a complex of marine inlets, the largest of which is the Tamar which is tidal for about...
 
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Species point records from 1987 OPRU HRE Portland and Weymouth Harbours survey
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Portland and Weymouth harbours are situated on the south coast of Dorset to the north of the isle of Portland (or Portland Bill). Portland harbour encloses a large area of seabed and is...
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Species point records from 1988 MNCR Lochs Duich, Long and Alsh survey
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Lochs Duich, Long and Alsh lie on the Scottish west coast, to the east of Skye. They were surveyed in 1988 as part of a major survey of Scottish sealochs. Loch Duich is a long narrow loch...
 
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Third UK Habitats Directive report (2013) - pressures and threats to UK habitats and species
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
This dataset lists pressures and threats for habitats and species listed under the Habitats Directive. Every six years, all EU Member States are required (under Article 17 of the...
 
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Third UK Habitats Directive report (2013) - Supplementary distrbution map data
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
This dataset contains additional distribution map data for various species of Cetacea and Seals included as part of the 3rd UK Habitats Directive Report submitted to the European...
 
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At sea densities of puffin in the breeding season
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Krigged density surfaces for puffin, in the breeding season. Covers UK waters and uses ESAS data.
 
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Coastal Physiographic Features - Barrier Beach
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
This shapefile is of the coastal physiographic feature 'Barrier Beach'. The polygons in this shapefile represent the areas in which Barrier Beaches are located in the UK. Where, Barrier...
 
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