Environmental data

We publish a range of datasets related to the environment, and we are continually reviewing and adding to this list. Please contact us if you cannot find the dataset you require.

Data area Application Licence level Access levels
Air 
Air Monitoring Sites Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE* 
Volcanic Ash Volcanic Emissions Network SEPA website condions of use CSV (& Map view)
Aquaculture information
Aquaculture Monthly biomass & treatment reports See LEGAL (Use of this website) CSV
Aquaculture Marine Fish Farm Discover data Open (SEWeb T&C 10.1) CSV
Flood risk information
Flood Hazard and Risk Maps  Flood maps Restricted to personal use only View only
Flood risk management strategies FRM Strategies Restricted to personal use only View only
National Flood Risk Assessment NFRA Map Restricted to personal use only View only
Pollutant release information
Scottish pollutant release inventory Search SPRI data returns SEPA Reuse statement View only
  Discover data Open (SEWeb T&C 10.1) CSV (& Map view)
Air Releases Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE * 
Waste Transfers Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE * 
Waste Water Releases Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE *
 Water Releases Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE * 
Sediment Monitoring Points Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE * 
Effluent monitoring points Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE *
Gaseous monitoring points Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE *
Soil Monitoring Points Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE * 
Waste monitoring points Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE * 
Water monitoring points Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE * 
Environmental monitoring sites: air, effluent, gaseous, land,   sediment, soil, waste, water SHAPE file Open Government Licence SHAPE * 
Waste information
Batteries National Packaging Waste Database - Batteries   pdf
Household waste Household waste data SEPA Reuse statement Excel
  Discover data Open (SEWeb T&C 10.1) CSV
Scottish Communities Landfill Fund tool  Scottish Communities Landfill Fund SEPA Reuse statement CSV
Packaging waste - register of accredited exporters and   reprocessors National Packaging Waste Database - Packaging n/a pdf
Registered Waste Carriers and Brokers Registered Waste Carriers and Brokers  n/a HTML
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Public register WEEE - Public Register SEPA List n/a csv, pdf
  WEEE - Public Registers UK n/a pdf
Waste data reporting (All Sources) Waste from all sources SEPA Reuse statement Excel + PDF reports
  Discover data Open (SEWeb T&C 10.1) CSV
Waste data reporting (Business) Business waste data SEPA Reuse statement Excel + PDF reports
Waste site information Waste sites and capacity SEPA Reuse statement Excel
  Interactive tool SEPA Reuse statement CSV
Water general information
Bathing Water Areas Map View/WMS Open Government Licence View only
Bathing Water Points Locations SEPA website condions of use MAP and PDF Reports
  Discover data Open (SEWeb T&C 10.1) CSV (& Map view)
  Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE*
Rainfall (beta) Rainfall Data SEPA website condions of use CSV, Excel
Reservoirs (Information) Reservoirs SEPA website condions of use View only
Reservoirs (maps) Controlled   reservoirs register SEPA website condions of use View only
Scottish Wetland inventory Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE * 
Water Levels Water Level Data SEPA, National River Flow Archive, CEH CSV, Shape
Water quality information
Water body classification (detail) Water Classification SEPA Reuse statement Excel
Water body classification (summary) Discover data Open (SEWeb T&C 10.1) CSV (& Map view)
Coastal Classifications Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE * 
Groundwater Classifications Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE * 
  Discover data Open (SEWeb T&C 10.1) CSV
Estuaries Classifications Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE * 
Loch Classifications Map View/WMS Open Government Licence SHAPE * 
River Classifications Map View/WMS Subject   to restrictions - view only. Derived from third party dataset licensed to Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.  Map View only
Obstacles to Fish Migration Map View/WMS Open   Government Licence Can include as ATOM   download
River basin management planning Water environment hub Composite   (SEPA, OS, CEH, EA, SNH) CSV
SEPA River basin Planning Benefits of the water environment Open   (SEWeb T&C 10.1) CSV
SEPA River basin Planning Potential impacts of climate and land use change  Open   (SEWeb T&C 10.1) CSV
SEPA River basin Planning Characterisation of the water environment, risks and issues Open (SEWeb T&C 10.1) CSV
Regulated Sites 
Compliance Assessment Scheme Assessment Reports   View only
Hydropower sites   Open Government Licence SHAPE *
Licensed sites   Open Government Licence SHAPE *

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Metadata for Spatial Data that is published under the EU INSPIRE Directivecan be found at SSDI

This fulfils our commitment to the Scottish Government’s Open Data strategy – to publish an Open data publication plan and list of datasets that are and will be published.