European Directory of Marine Environmental Data (EDMED)

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General
Data set name

Inshore Natural Heritage Area around Ireland

Data holding centreNational Parks and Wildlife Service
CountryIreland  Ireland
Time periodJanuary 2015
OngoingYes
Geographical area

Coastline of the Republic of Ireland.

Observations 
Parameters

Date and time

Description 
Summary

The basic designation for wildlife is the Natural Heritage Area (NHA). This is an area considered nationally important for the habitats present or that holds species of plants and animals whose habitat needs protection. This is a national dataset.

OriginatorsNational Parks and Wildlife Service
Data web sitehttps://www.npws.ie/maps-and-data/designated-site-data/download-boundary-data
Availability 
OrganisationNational Parks and Wildlife Service
AvailabilityLicence
ContactGareth John (GIS Manager)
Address

National Parks and Wildlife Service
National Parks and Wildlife Service
7 Ely Place
Dublin 2
D02 TW98
Ireland

Telephone+353-1-8882000
Facsimile+353-1-8883272
Emailnature.conservation@ahg.gov.ie
Administration 
Collating centreMarine Institute
Local identifierPS.IE.DAHG.NPWS.NaturalHeritageArea
Global identifier6490
Last revised2017-10-25