Nationally designated areas (CDDA)
- National designation type category
- Tables metadata
- File contains metadata definitions of all data tables and look-up tables.
- Site boundaries
- Zipped ESRI shapefile (vector, polygon) of nationally designated area boundaries as reported by countries. It is expected that the quality will improve in future versions.
- IUCN categories
- Table contains the IUCN management categories according to the new system. IUCN (1994), Guidelines for Protected Area Management Categories: http://www.iucn.org/themes/wcpa/pubs/pdfs/iucncategories.pdf
- Sites data table
- Table contains main information (name, location, area, IUCN category etc) of each individual designated area at national level. 78021 records are for EEA member countries.
- Database relation structure diagram
- CDDA - Microsoft Access database (8 tables)
- Database contains all data tables and lookup tables. Includes also simple relation structure (fields in tables are not indexed and keys are not set). Detailed table definitions are displayed in the section with individual tables.
- Site habitats table
- Table contains data on habitats and habitat cover within the site boundary of each individual designated site.
- Country codes and abbreviations (65 records)
- Table contains list of ISO Alpha 3 codes used in CDDA_designations and CDDA_sites tables. Complete and actual list can be found at the following URL: http://unstats.un.org/unsd/methods/m49/m49alpha.htm#ftna (Source: United Nations Statistics Division)
- Site relation categories
- Nationally designated areas (National - CDDA)
- Quality control documentation - Public version
- List of designations by country
- Table contains list of designations, references to laws as well as number and total area of sites per designation. 689 records are for EEA member countries.
- Site relations table
- Table indicates how each designated site relates to others (overlapping, neighbouring sites, containing each other etc).
For references, please go to www.eea.europa.eu/soer or scan the QR code.
This briefing is part of the EEA's report The European Environment - State and Outlook 2015. The EEA is an official agency of the EU, tasked with providing information on Europe’s environment.
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