Sources of data and information
The MAGIC website provides geographic information about the natural environment created by Government and its agencies. The information is presented in an interactive map which can be explored using various mapping tools or downloaded as files which can be viewed using GIS
Marine Scotland Information is a web portal that provides access to descriptions and information about the Scottish marine environment while providing links to datasets and map resources.
Website contains marine plan documents for England and interactive map of evidence used in the marine planning process
Sitelink provides access to data and information on key Protected Areas across Scotland. You can view site boundaries, designated features and download supporting documents. There is also data on site management agreements and consultation cases along with links to other websites for supporting information.
Provides access to data and information on key protected areas in England. You can view site boundaries, designated features and download supporting documents.
A range of water quality data for Scotland available through an interactive map
The Catchment Data Explorer helps you explore and download information about the water environment.
View or download species records
Download publications and reports from Northumberland IFCA. Includes fish survey reports
Download publications and reports from Natural England
Environmental Records Centre for North East England. Holds species records (including marine species) and some habitat data. Data available through data requests to ERIC
Biological Records Centre for SE Scotland. Holds species and habitat data obtainable through data request.
Website contains information about non-native species in the UK and their management
The Wetland Bird Survey (WeBS) Report Online interface allows the viewing of the latest and historical data for WeBS Alerts, the Non-Estuarine Waterbird Survey (NEWS) and the Annual WeBS Report.
The portal provides access to the RSPB’s open geographical data in a variety of formats
The website collates all survey data that is being collected by the North East Coastal Observatory, such as beach profiles, topographic surveys, cliff top recession surveys, bathymetric and sea bed characterisation surveys, wave data, aerial photographs, LiDAR data