Carbon budget and blue carbon stores - Seagrass records - SNH Commissioned Report 761 - August 2014

This map layer has been supplied directly by Marine Scotland National Marine Plan interactive. You can obtain additional information about the layer on this page

Marine Scotland Information NMPi icon

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 Seagrass records around Scotland - Zostera marina (Z, 169 records), Zostera noltii (N, 93 records) and Ruppia (R, 112 records).

The data has been derived from figure 7 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.

GIS Data Type: 
Web Service Information: 
Base WMS Address: http://msmap1.atkinsgeospatial.com/geoserver/ows/nmp?
Layer name:nmp:seagrass
Does this layer display time aware features: 
No