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Annex I Sandbanks in the UK version 3 - 2019 Methods document 2019

Marine Seabed Habitats and Geology Habitats Directive - Annex I


This document contains methodology for producing the Annex I Sandbanks dataset for the Article 17 2019 reporting round. 'Sandbank' here refers to the habitat (1110) listed under Annex I of EC Directive 92/43/EEC of 21 May 1992 on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora – commonly known as the Habitats Directive.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Biota

Reference date 2019·07·01

Version 3 delineated Sandbanks were supplemented with additional data received from CNCBs and reassessed for confidence based on the suitability of the delineated feature against key Sandbank descriptors to "High" and "Potential".

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC custodian

Limitations on public access None

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence v3. Attribution statement "Contains JNCC, BGS and NRW data © copyright and database right 2017 and Defra data © Crown copyright and database right 2017".

Metadata date 2020·04·29

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

Temporal extent 2012·01·01 2016·12·06

Spatial extent
North 59.334842
South 49.854437
East 3.249861
West -7.456461
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