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Identifier sites
Short name Sites
Dataset CDDA
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Name Sites Data
Short Description The table contains the information on individual designated sites at national level.
Definition Information on the site records for each designation type creating "sites" (the field "CDDA sites" in the Designations table must be set to "Yes")
Methodology for obtaining data Codes for new sites are allocated by the ETC/BD helpdesk.

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The digital boundaries for sites larger than 1 hectare should also be delivered. The site code is the unique key for the tabular and the polygons in the spatial data set. GIS delivery instructions are provided separately: see data request letter to EIONET.


Element name Datatype Element type
* SITE_CODE (SITE_CODE) C integer Quantitative
* National Site Code (SITE_CODE_NAT) C string Quantitative
* Parent ISO code (PARENT_ISO) C string Fixed values
* ISO 3 character code (ISO3) C string Fixed values
* National designation type code (DESIG_ABBR) C string Quantitative
* Site name (SITE_NAME) string Quantitative
* Site area (SITE_AREA) decimal Quantitative
* IUCN category (IUCNCAT) string Fixed values
* Administrative Region Code (NUTS) string Quantitative
* Year (YEAR) string Quantitative
* Year of last legal change (Last_leg_chng_year) string Quantitative
* Code of last legal change (Last_leg_chng_code) string Fixed values
* Latitude (LAT) decimal Quantitative
* Longitude (LON) decimal Quantitative
* Coordination derivation code (CDDA_Coordinates_code) C string Fixed values
* Spatial resolution code (CDDA_Resolution_code) C string Fixed values
* Dissemination instruction code (CDDA_Dissemination_code) C string Fixed values
* EIONET change date (EIONET_CHNG_DATE) date Quantitative
* EIONET change type (EIONET_CHNG_TYPE) string Fixed values
* EIONET edited by (EIONET_EDITED_BY) string Quantitative
* EIONET institute (EIONET_INSTITUTE) string Quantitative
* Notes (NOTES) string Quantitative
* To be deleted (To_be_deleted) boolean Fixed values
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