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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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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UK Marine Noise Registry Outputs for 2017
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
This publication contains maps, associated data tables and shapefiles from the 2017 data in the UK Marine Noise Registry (MNR; https://mnr.jncc.gov.uk/). When using and/or interpreting...
 
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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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Coastal Physiographic Features - Embayment
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
This is a shapefile of the coastal physiographic feature 'embayment'. Th polygons in this shapefile represent the boundaries of embayments of the UK. Where, embayment is defined using the...
 
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Coastal Physiographic Features - Estuaries
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
This is a shapefile of the coastal physiographic feature type 'estuaries'. The polygons in this shapefile represent the estuaries found within the UK. Where, estuary is defined as part of...
 
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Coastal Physiographic Features - Ria
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
This is a shapefile of the coastal physiographic feature 'Ria'. The polygons represent drowned river valleys of south-west Britain. Often with a greater presence of rock and more marine...
 
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Final report from Inner Dowsing, Race Bank and North Ridge cSAC, and Haisborough, Hammond and Winterton cSAC
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Final report from Inner Dowsing, Race Bank and North Ridge cSAC, and Haisborough, Hammond and Winterton cSAC (CEND 11/11). This survey, carried out on the Cefas Endeavour research vessel,...
 
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GIS point feature class of Scottish marine protected area search feature species at Fladen Grounds
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
GIS point feature class of Scottish marine protected area search feature species from survey undertaken by Cefas and JNCC in January 2013 at the three Fladen Grounds pMPAs. This was a...
 
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Habitat point records from 1954 McIntyre Scottish inshore fishing grounds survey
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
A survey of three Scottish Inshore fishing grounds, giving quantitative, unbiased results of the standing crop of the Benthos. The granulometry scale used was not the Wentworth Scale, so...
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Habitat point records from 1973 University of Bristol Severn estuary littoral survey
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
The pattern of the infauna on particulate shores of the southern coasts of the Severn Estuary has been examined. Although mud predominates as the major beach substratum within the...
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