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Natura 2000 network

Reference documents, lists and statistics on Natura 2000 network
Reference Portal for Natura 2000 SDF

The Reference Portal for NATURA 2000 is part of the Standard Data Form (SDF). The portal provides those elements of the SDF which are subject to change over time and subject to changes due to technical developments. These elements are reference documents (e.g. the coding of species), technical support material (e.g. data-model, applications) as well as guidelines to ensure a consistent use of the SDF by all Member States and to outline the technical and administrative procedures on how to submit data to the Commission.

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Natura 2000 network statistics

Statistics are calculated for each published version of the Natura 2000 dataset

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The Natura 2000 data flow

The paper is a living document under continuous revision and update.

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Building the Natura 2000 network

Link to the the European Topic Centre on Biological Diversity (ETC/BD) website with further background documents and guidelines

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Habitats Directive

Habitats Directive

04 May 2010

Link to Habitats Directive incl Interpretation manual and Standard Data Form (SDF)

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Birds Directive

Birds Directive

04 May 2010

Link to Birds Directive

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