Links and Resources


GIS Resources:

  • Centre for Ecology and Hydrology - Environmental Information and Data Centre, including Land Cover maps, Biological Records Centre and Environmental Monitoring Schemes 
  • Climate Research Unit - Climatic data available for download 
  • HydroSHEDS - Hydrological data and maps based on SHuttle Elevation Derivatives at multiple Scales
  • USGS Land Cover Institute — Land cover datasets and links 
  • LandMap - Spatial datasets including elevation, radar and feature collections 
  • MAGIC Environmental datasets collated across government, including spatial datasets for download such as SSSI’s, Special Areas of Conservation, Special Protection Agreements and Environmental Sensitive Area agreements.
  • Natural England - Publications, Maps and Data including GIS Digital Boundary datasets of Protected Areas and habitats such as National Nature Reserves, National Parks, Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
  • Ordnance Survey Open Data - Mapping data and geographic information including raster street maps, boundary lines and Land form (contours) datasets for download.
  • South Pennine Moors GeoNetwork - An interactive resource base to share metadata and facilitate communication and collaboration between conservation, research and land management organisations.
  • World Climate data - At 1km2 resolution, including precipitation and temperature recorded in the past, presently and interpolated for future scenarios.
  • World Database of Protected Areas 

Please note, whilst we have provided these links and resources for further research, we can not guarantee the accuracy or effectiveness of external sites.

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