English Nature - Sites of Special Scientific Interest

Title
English Nature - Sites of Special Scientific Interest
Alternative Title
SSSI
Dataset Language
English
Abstract
Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) are sites of importance for nature conservation (including geology) identified by English Nature under the Wildlife and Countryside Act (1881).
Topic Category
environment
Keyword
Sites of Special Scientific Interest
Temporal Extent
from - to 2010-01-19
Dataset Reference Date
2010-01
Lineage
Digitised, in a variety of ways, by English Nature (see more information)
Bounding Coordinates
Hertfordshire
West Bounding Longitude: -0.76
East Bounding Longitude: 0.22
North Bounding Latitude: 52.10
South Bounding Latitude: 51.58
Extent
County
Vertical Extent
-
Spatial Reference System
OSGB36 - National Grid of Great Britain
Spatial Resolution
Digitised from a varierty of sources, so unclear
Resource Locator
Webmaps-extra: Location in Hertfordshire
Format
ESRI/Shape file
Responsible Organisation
Steve Bayley
Mapping & GIS Officer
GIS Team
Corporate Services
Hertfordshire County Council
Email: steve.bayley@hertfordshire.gov.uk
Role: Distributor

Anita Parry
Hertfordshire Biological Records Centre
Hertfordshire County Council
Email: anita.parry@hertfordshire.gov.uk
Role: User

Nigel Thompson
Evidence Team
Science Services
Natural England
Northminster House
Peterborough
PE1 1UA
Email: nigel.thompson@naturalengland.org.uk
Role: Originator, Point of Contact
Update Frequency
unknown
Limitations on Public Access
005
(licence)
Use Constraints
© Crown Copyright and Natural England's Terms of Use
Additional information source
SSSI Information
Natural England Website
Unique Resource Identifier
sssi
Spatial Data Service Type
-
Coupled Resource
-
Resource Type
6
(dataset)
Originating Controlled Vocabulary
UK Public Sector Vocabulary (IPSV)
Conformity
NULL
Specification
Unknown
Metadata Date
2010-11-01
Metadata Language
eng
(English)
Metadata Point of Contact
Amy Malcolm
Trainee GIS Analyst
GIS Team
Corporate Services
Hertfordshire County Council
Tel: 01992 555248
Email: amelia.malcolm@hertfordshire.gov.uk
Review date
Unknown
Attributes
Name Long Name Description
OSGB36 National Grid Bounding Coordinates
West: 486000 East: 552000 North: 245000 South: 189000
More Information

All these sites (except the Geological SSSI) will also have been incorporated in the Ecology Database Site (Ecosites) and County Wildlife Site coverages, but their boundaries may differ, or the SSSI may cover more than one site.

Location

R:\GIS\geodata\Engnat\sssi\sssi

Change History

-

Use

This data is released for the official business use of Hertfordshire County Council, including it's partners, contractors and agents. It includes the intellectual property of Ordnance Survey as described in the copyright statement. It may not be passed to any third party without the written permission from Hertfordshire County Council.

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Copyright Acknowledgement

Contains, or is based on, information supplied by Natural England. Also contains, or is derived from, information supplied by Ordnance Survey. © Crown copyright and database right 2010. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100022021.