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Harmonising the provision of breeding seabird data in the UK for the Coastal and marine Resource Atlas. - ME4128

Key Customer Purpose - Why is the R&D needed?
There is a need to improve the provision of breeding seabird data that is available within the Coastal and Marine Resource Atlas of the ‘Magic’ website ( It is envisaged that this will significantly assist maritime contingency planning and response in relation to breeding seabirds.

Summary Objectives

The project will harmonize the provision of breeding seabird data across the UK, allowing web-based access to accurate, up-to-date and spatially-defined information on their distribution and trends, with particular emphasis on protected sites.

Project Documents
• Final Report : Final Report   (825k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2007

To: 2007

Cost: £9,900
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Environmental Protection              
Marine Life              
Nature conservation              
Wildlife conservation              
Fields of Study
Environmental Protection - Marine