Digital datasets terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for the downloading of digital datasets from the DAERA website.

Terms and conditions

You may use the digital data downloaded from this website subject to the following terms and conditions;

Title, copyright and all other proprietary rights in the digital data remain vested in Northern Ireland Environment Agency

Northern Ireland Environment Agency does not guarantee that the digital data is free of minor errors not materially affecting performance.
You accept the digital data as delivered. Northern Ireland Environment Agency does not guarantee that the digital data will be suitable for use with any GIS or any other computer software.

If you print a map containing some of this digital data, the following statement should appear on the map: 

For Natural Environment:

“©NIEA, 2019”

(For OGL licence information please follow: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/)

For WMU:

'This material is based upon Crown Copyright and is reproduced with the permission of Land & Property Services under delegated authority from the Controller of Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, Crown copyright and database rights, MOU577.2 (2019). Northern Ireland Environment Agency Copyright 2019'

Maps containing all or any part of these digital datasets may not be published in hard copy or the internet without prior written permission from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency.

By downloading the digital data, you are accepting the above terms and conditions.

Datasets

The following datasets are available for download. They are available as Irish National Grid or British National Grid. There is information about the attributes contained in each dataset in the text file included in each zip file.
Some of the datasets have links to more information on NIEA's website.
You can view an ArcView script, that allows you to setup a hotlink to a webpage from within ArcView to see this information.

Natural Environment Related Datasets No of Records Last Updated
Areas of Special Scientific Interest (ASSIs) 394 29/10/19
Nature Reserve (NR) and National Nature Reserve (NNR) 50 29/10/19
Special Areas of Conservation (SACs) 58 29/10/19
Special Protection Areas (SPAs) 16 29/10/19
Ramsar Sites 20 29/10/19
Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) 8 29/10/19
Landscape Character Areas 130 29/10/19
Northern Ireland Seascape Character Assessment 24 29/10/19
World Heritage Site 1 29/10/19
NI Regional Landscape Character Assessment 26 29/10/19
Water Related Datasets No of Records Last Updated
WFD Coastal Waters (GML format) 40 10/12/10
WFD Coastal Waters (SHP format) 40 10/12/10
WFD Lakes (GML format) 60 10/12/10
WFD Lakes (SHP format) 60 10/12/10
WFD Rivers (GML format) 36,016 10/12/10
WFD Rivers (SHP format) 36,016 10/12/10
WFD Groundwaters (GML format) 67 10/12/10
WFD Groundwaters (SHP format) 67 10/12/10
WFD Transitional Waters (GML format) 14 10/12/10
WFD Transitional Waters (SHP format) 14 10/12/10
Catchment Stakeholder Groups (SHP format) 9 08/02/11
Catchment Stakeholder Groups (GML format) 9 08/02/11
WMU Local Management Areas (SHP format) 52 08/02/11
WMU Local Management Areas (GML format) 52 08/02/11

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