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Conservation areas have special architectural or historic interest. There are 49 in Edinburgh. The Council must protect these areas, and there are extra rules to control building work.
Neighbourhood Partnerships are made up of councillors, public agencies, community representatives, Police, NHS Lothian and the voluntary sector. The key focus of the Partnerships is to address issues that affect local quality of life.\\n\\nThe Partnerships are able to make recommendations and provide guidance and direction to the Council and partner organisations. They’ll also take on decisions relating to environment, open space and traffic management; they’ll be responsible for local consultation; they’ll award small community grants for local projects, and they’ll be able to inform the development of city strategies – making sure they reflect local needs and priorities.
A 30-year (1971-2000) temperature and salinity climatology is presented for surface and near-bed regions of the NW European shelf seas, with a resolution of 1/6 longitude by 1/10 latitude. The data have been extracted from the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) data centre and supplemented by additional records from the World Ocean Data Centre (WODC). From the original data, which are irregularly distributed in space and time, the mean monthly temperature and salinity are calculated, as well as the climatic mean annual cycle. The climatology presented here is an improvement upon all existing climatologies presented in the literature for the NW European shelf; covering a wider area on a finer scale and including the surface and near-bed distribution of both temperature and salinity. Comparison of our data with existing climatologies shows good agreement, with differences occurring where our climatology is an improvement. This climatology, which will prove to be valuable to many users in the marine community will be regularly updated and made available to all users via the ICES data centre.
The National Soils Inventory for Scotland (NSIS1) dataset has been collected using sampling points arranged as a 10 km grid. A wide range of attributes are described, measured and analysed for each site. These range from contextual information describing the surrounding landscape (such as slope and vegetation), down to detailed chemical analyses of each horizon within the soil profile. There are 721 sites in total where soil occurs; where there is no soil at a particular 10 km sampling point, this point has not been included.
Angus Council and Dundee City Council have jointly prepared the Annual Audit of Housing Land detailing those sites with a capacity of five or more houses which contribute to the available supply of land for housebuilding in Angus and Dundee.
This dataset details the SNH Administrative Boundaries. This dataset was digitised using the Ordnance Survey Meridian2 coastline and administrative boundaries data, Ordnance Survey MasterMap line features and the SNH Areas dataset.
Current Community Council Boundaries for Edinburgh
Community Council Boundaries in Angus
Locations of grit bins within the City of Edinburgh Council area.
This dataset is based on the digital (vector) version of the Soils of Scotland 1:250,000 maps and the Land Cover of Scotland 1988. The topsoil carbon percentage in this data set has been computed using data from the Scottish Soils Knowledge Base (SSKIB).