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 formats
Air 
Air Monitoring Sites Map View  Open Government Licence

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Volcanic Ash Volcanic Emissions Network SEPA website condions of use CSV  
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
Ecological data
ECN The ECN Data Centre ECN T&Cs  
Flood risk information
Flood Hazard and Risk Maps  Flood maps SEPA Flood maps: Acceptance of Terms and Conditions View only
Flood risk management strategies FRM Strategies FRMS T&Cs View only
National Flood Risk Assessment NFRA Map NFRA - Map Disclaimer 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
Air Releases Map View Open Government Licence

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Waste Transfers Map View Open Government Licence

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Waste Water Releases Map View Open Government Licence

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Water Releases Map View Open Government Licence

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Sediment Monitoring Points Map View Open Government Licence

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Effluent monitoring points Map View Open Government Licence

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Gaseous monitoring points Map View Open Government Licence

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Soil Monitoring Points Map View Open Government Licence

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Waste monitoring points Map View Open Government Licence

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Water monitoring points Map View Open Government Licence

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Environmental monitoring sites: air, effluent, gaseous, land,   sediment, soil, waste, water see Access Open Government Licence

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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

  Discover data Open (SEWeb T&C 10.1) CSV
Waste data reporting (Business) Business waste data SEPA Reuse statement

Excel

pdf

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 Open   Government Licence

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Bathing Water Points Locations SEPA   website condions of use MAP and PDF Reports
  Map View Open   Government Licence

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Bathing Water Analysis Discover data Open   (SEWeb T&C 10.1) CSV 
Automated Rainfall Data (beta) Rainfall Data SEPA   website condions of use

CSV
Excel

Archived Rainfall data  DataRequests@sepa.org.uk   

CSV
ZRXP
XML

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 Open Government Licence

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Water Levels Water Level Data Open Government Licence version 3.0 CSV,Shape
Scottish River flow data via the National River Flow Archive NRFA Data Search  Open Government Licence v3 CSV
Archived River Flow data  DataRequests@sepa.org.uk OGL SEPA reuse statement

CSV
ZRXP
XML

Main river and coastal catchments  see Access   SHAPE*
River and loch waterbody nested catchments see Access   SHAPE*
Baseline water body intercatchments see Access   SHAPE*
Baseline Confluences Nested Catchments see Access   SHAPE*
Baseline Confluence Inter Catchments  see Access   SHAPE*
Water Condition information
Water Classification Hub Water Classification Hub SEPA Reuse statement  
Coastal Classifications Map View Open Government Licence

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Groundwater Classifications Map View Open Government Licence

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  Discover data Open (SEWeb T&C 10.1) CSV
Estuaries Classifications Map View Open Government Licence

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Loch Classifications Map View Open Government Licence

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River Classifications Map View  Subject to restrictions - view only. Derived from third party dataset licensed to Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. 

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Obstacles to Fish Migration Map View Open Government Licence

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River basin management planning Water environment hub Composite (SEPA, OS, CEH, EA, SNH) CSV
Water Information System for Europe (WISE) Status of Water Quality EEA Legal Notice pdf
Regulated Sites 
Compliance Assessment Scheme Assessment Reports   View only
Hydropower sites see Access Open Government Licence

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Licensed sites see Access Open Government Licence

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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.