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The dataset contains the original site boundaries for all Geological Conservation Review (GCR) Sites in Wales. The boundaries define the area of a particular GCR Site (usually coincident with the geological feature as defined by Common Standards Monitoring). Proposed, current and de-notified boundaries are included. Records originally collected to show the extent of GCR blocks. These blocks...More
Regionally Important Geological and Geomorphological Sites (RIGS) are a purely voluntary scheme; councils are notified of sites but they have no statutory protection. The dataset also contains spatial information in the form of a layer file which contain RIGS sites data. It is intended that RIGS data be used by any organisation with an interest in the subject matter.
Unified Peat Map of Wales is based on a combination of the following layers:
BGS surface peat
Forestry Commission survey peats
Lowland peat survey (NRW)
Phase 1 habitat...More