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GIS Video tow data analysis from Hatton Rockall Basin

GIS Video tow data analysis from a survey to Hatton Rockall Basin NCMPA on the research vessel Scotia (1011S). The aim of the survey was to map seabed habitats and coral reefs using towed video...

Mapping the distribution of benthic biotopes in Loch Torridon: substrate close to shore - Part 2

This brief report presents the analysis completed to date. Little biological data exists for the majority of the deeper water of the Loch and for this reason the initial classification has been...

Habitat point records from 1990 NRA Langstone Harbour sublittoral survey

The 1990 Rivers Survey includes a quality classification of estuaries to provide a simple assessment of estuarine quality based on dissolved oxygen, aesthetic criteria, and simple biological...

Species point records from 1992-96 DWT Thurlestone littoral survey

This survey was carried out as part of the Marine Nature Conservation Review (MNCR). The MNCR was started in 1987 by the Nature Conservancy Council and subsequent to the Environment Protection Act...

Peak wave period in the Greater North Sea and Celtic Seas (2000-2005) for the EMODnet Seabed Habitats project

GeoTiff datasets of peak wave periods in Greater North Sea and Celtic Seas calculated for the period 2000-2005 with a raster cell size of 300m. Numbers in the Geotiff names refer to the...

Species point records from 1993 MNCR Shetland Braer oil spill survey

Littoral and Sublittoral field surveys were carried out between 25 February and 2 March 1993 around the vicinity of the Braer oil tanker grounding. The aim was to provide a rapid assesment of the...

Species point records from 1984 OPRU Upper Loch Sween littoral survey

Loch Sween is one of 7 locations identified in Great Britain as proposed statutory marine reserves. In order to provide information to assist in management of these areas, basic survey work to...

Habitat point records from 1991 MNCR Cumbria sublittoral survey

The sublittoral hard substrata between Morecambe Bay and Whitehaven was surveyed in 1991 as part of the survey of the north-eastern coast of the Irish Sea for the MNCR. This part of the coast is...

Species point records from 1990 NRA Otter Estuary littoral survey

Four 0.01m2 cores were taken at each site. The survey was carried out in October 1990 by the NRA South West Region. Samples were also taken for particle size analysis and organic carbon/nitrogen...

Third UK Habitats Directive report (2013) - audit trail for UK species details

This dataset contains an audit trail (also known as supporting notes) to accompany reports on the conservation status of Species listed under the Habitats Directive. Every six years, all EU Member...

Seabed still images log data from North Sea Acoustic Herring survey 2010

Seabed still images log data from the North Sea Acoustic Herring survey during 2010 on the research vessel Scotia. The aim of the survey was obtain information on seabed habitats in the North Sea.

Habitat point records from 1992 SWW Tamar Estuary sublittoral sediment survey

In September 1992, a study was undertaken by Marine Biological and Chemical Consultants, on behalf of South West Water to investigate the sediments and benthic fauna of the River Tamar in the...

Species point records from 1992 NRA Tamar Estuary littoral survey

Four 0.01m2 cores were taken at each site. The survey was carried out in November 1991 by the NRA South West Region. Samples were also taken for particle size analysis and organic carbon/nitrogen...

Processed bathymetry data from Rona and Windsock

Processed bathymetry data from Rona and Windsock closure area. The area was selected dut to the occurrence of sandy gravels, a biotope for which the scottish MPA project has very little information...

Species point records from 1986 BMNH Shakespeare & Abbot's Cliffs (Kent) littoral algal survey

Fifty-eight species of benthic marine algae and 1 marine lichen are recorded. A range of communities colonising supralittoral, upper littoral and lower littoral levels was detected at Abbot's...

Habitat point records from 1995 MNCR west Mainland and Hoy (Orkney) survey

This survey was carried out as part of the Marine Nature Conservation Review (MNCR). The MNCR was started in 1987 by the Nature Conservancy Council and subsequent to the Environment Protection Act...

Coastal Physiographic Features - Estuaries

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 Annex I...

Species point records from 1991 NWW St. Bees Head to Maryport littoral survey

This survey was carried out as part of the Marine Nature Conservation Review (MNCR). The MNCR was started in 1987 by the Nature Conservancy Council and subsequent to the Environment Protection Act...

Habitat point records from 1997 MNCR Scapa Flow (Orkney) sublittoral survey

MNCR Phase II survey Records currently considered sensitive have been removed from this dataset.

Habitat point records from 1991 MNCR/UMBSM Norwegian fjords survey

Fjords in two areas of south-west Norway were surveyed to compare the benthic communities present with those found in Scottish sealochs. The results will assist in the evaluation of the nature...