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UK Guidance on Defining Boundaries for Marine SACs for Annex I Habitat Sites Fully Detached from the Coast 2012

Marine Protected Areas admin boundary

Abstract

Updated guidance on defining the boundary of UK SACs that are not connected to the coast and may be in deep water (200 m to more than 1000 m). Actual site boundaries are determined on a site specific basis following general guidance including the habitat area, the size and distribution of these areas, water depth and impacts likely to affect the interest feature.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2012·02·01

Lineage
Updated guidance on defining the boundary of UK SACs, following JNCC’s consultation on the first seven possible offshore (SACs)

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC distributor

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2019·09·24

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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