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Geological Conservation Review (GCR) Site Boundaries

The dataset contains the original site boundaries for all Geological Conservation Review (GCR) Sites in Wales. The boundaries define the area of a particular GCR Site (usually coincident...

Modelling of Habitat Networks for Welsh Woodlands, Grasslands, Heathlands, Bogs and Fens

There is a growing emphasis on ecological connectivity in planning for effective biodiversity conservation and building ecosystem resilience. A major part of this is to counteract the...

Environment (Wales) Act Section 7 and OSPAR: Marine Habitats

Under the Environment (Wales) Act (2016), Section 7 requires biodiversity lists to be produced. These lists include types of habitats which are of 'Principle Importance' for the purpose of...

Saltmarsh Extents

Polygon data layer showing the extent of Saltmarsh in Coastal and Transitional waters for use by both Flood and Coastal Risk Management and the implementation of Water Framework Directive....

Marine Special Area of Conservation (SAC) Features

The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2010 provide for the designation and protection of 'European sites', the protection of 'European protected species', and the adaptation...

Habitat Mapping for Conservation and Management of the Southern Irish Sea (HABMAP)

The HABMAP project was set up in response to the need for better spatial awareness of habitat distributions in the Southern Irish Sea. This work produced habitat maps of the seabed using...

Tranquil Areas Wales

This data collation is made up of two datasets showing tranquil areas across Wales for 1997 and 2009. A map of the land of Wales, graded to show levels of Tranquillity. It results from...

Waste Permit Returns Data Interrogator

All operators of regulated waste management facilities have to provide us with details of the quantities and types of waste they deal with i.e. waste received into site and waste sent on...

Bathing Water Quality at Designated Beaches

Natural Resources Wales (NRW) monitors bathing water sites identified under EC Bathing Waters Directive 2006/7/EC in Wales. Samples are taken throughout the bathing season from May to the...

National Coastal Erosion Risk Management (NCERM)

This dataset is a more detailed version of the Coastal Erosion data also available on Lle (Link). The National Coastal Erosion Risk Management (NCERM) map shows the spatial NCERM coastal...

Water Framework Directive (WFD) River Basin Districts Cycle 2

Water Framework Directive (WFD) River Basin Districts (RBD) is a polygon Shapefile dataset containing attributes that have been collated as defined for the implementation of the Water...

Lakes Inventory

This is the Welsh subset of an inventory of standing waters (freshwater lakes and lochs) derived from Ordnance Survey digital map data at a scale of 1:50 000 . The inventory basic physical...

Country Parks

There are over 250 recognised Country Parks in England and Wales. Most Country Parks were designated in the 1970s, under the Countryside Act 1968 with the support of the former Countryside...

Working with NaturalProcesses (WWNP) in Wales: Runoff Attenuation Features 3.3% AEP

Runoff Attenuation Features Potential is our best estimate of locations of high flow accumulation across the land surface or in smaller channels, where it may be possible to temporarily store water...

Working with NaturalProcesses (WWNP) in Wales: Runoff Attenuation Features 1% AEP

Runoff Attenuation Features Potential is our best estimate of locations of high flow accumulation across the land surface or in smaller channels, where it may be possible to temporarily store water...

Special Protection Areas (SPA)

This spatial dataset contains the digital boundaries of all Spatial Protection Areas (SPAs) in Wales. The EC Birds Directive of 1979 requires member states to establish SPAs to conserve the...

Biospheric Reserves

This spatial dataset contains the digital boundaries of biogenetic reserves in Wales. The Biosphere Reserve is an international designation made by UNESCO based on nominations made by more than 110...

Welsh Permitted Waste Operations

The EU Waste Framework Directive (2008/98EC) provides the legislative framework for the collection, transport, recovery and disposal of waste. The directive requires all Member States to take the...

Hydropower Permits

Permits issued for Hydropower Generation sites. NRW assesses and licences hydropower schemes for the water they abstract and to protect the local and wider environment; this may require issuing one...

Terrestrial Phase 1 Habitat Survey

This dataset holds comprehensive habitat cover data for the whole of Wales derived from a programme of field recording that was begun by the Wales Field Unit (WFU) of the Nature Conservancy...