Carbon budget and blue carbon stores - Predicted kelp habitat (P>20% cover) - SNH Commissioned Report 761 - August 2014

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This layer is part of the Carbon Budget and Blue Carbon Stores dataset, which describes the picture of the carbon budgets and potential for blue (i.e. within coastal or near-shore habitats)  carbon stores in Scotland's seas. It displays the predicted kelp habitat in Scottish sea areas regions based on relationships between MNCR kelp abundance data and underlying habitat predictors .

The data has been derived from figure 5 of SNH commissioned report no 761 (https://www.snh.scot/publications-data-and-research/publications/search-the-catalogue/publication-detail/?id=2176) . Burrows M.T., Kamenos N.A., Hughes D.J., Stahl H., Howe J.A. & Tett P. 2014. Assessment of carbon budgets and potential blue carbon stores in Scotland’s coastal and marine environment. Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 761.

 

 

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Layer name:nmp:kelp_p20cover
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