Protected Features of Conservation Importance in offshore Marine Conservation Zones (MCZs) - WMS layers 2021
These Web Map Service layers show point, polygon and line data for protected Features of Conservation Importance (FOCI) features in offshore Marine Conservation Zones in UK waters. These data originate from a variety of offshore surveys and have been combined by JNCC.
The WMS layers include the following protected FOCI features: Cold-water coral reefs Sea-pen and burrowing megafauna communities Subtidal chalk Coral gardens
These layers are available to view on the JNCC MPA mapper and can also be accessed via our WMS: https://ows.jncc.gov.uk/mpa_mapper/wms?
Resource type Service
Topic category Biota
Reference date 2021·08·16
16/08/2021 - Point layers updated to include new survey data from CEND0917 in North West Jones Bank MCZ 22/07/2020 - Polygon layer update of Sea-pen and burrowing megafauna communities polygons in West of Walney MCZ. 29/06/2020 - Update to point layer to add Sea-pen and burrowing megafauna communities points in North West Jones Bank MCZ 20/05/2020 - Polygon dataset updated to include feature data for the offshore and joint inshore/offshore Tranche 3 MCZs 26/02/2020 - FOCI line layer added to show Tranche 3 MCZ data. Point dataset updated to include feature data for the offshore joint inshore/offshore Tranche 3 MCZs. 04/03/2019 - Dataset uploaded
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC pointOfContact
Limitations on public access No limitations
Use constraints Individual record ownership varies, and is attributed in the feature 'copyright' information on the MPA mapper. Further information on re-use limitations should be sought from the record owner.
Metadata date 2021·11·26
Metadata point of contact
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC
Temporal extent ·· 2020·07·22