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Natura 2000 EUNIS Database

Data Source: EFI EUROFOREST Portal
TitleNatura 2000 EUNIS Database
CreatorDG Environment, European Commission
DescriptionThe Natura 2000 EUNIS database available from EEA data service is a sub-sample of the Natura 2000 descriptive database that holds information about sites designated by EU Member States under the Birds Directive (79/403/EEC) and the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC). The sub-sample database has information on sites officially adopted by the European Commission. Examples of the information provided are site code, location, lists of fauna, flora and habitat types. The sub-sample database is also available for interactive querying in the EUNIS portal. The full Natura 2000 descriptive database contains all the information reported by Member States, i.e. also information on sites not yet adopted by the Commission. The elaboration of GIS features for Natura 2000 is an ongoing project, which has not yet been completed. The descriptive database and the preliminary GIS features are managed by the European Commission, DG Environment.
Keywordsdatabases; protected areas; protected forest areas; biodiversity; flora; fauna; Natura 2000; EUNIS
TypeDatabases, Information services, EC-EU resources
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 Published: April 3 2007 | Last updated: November 24 2009