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January 2015 News

Scottish Environment Statistics Online Data Updates (http://www.scotland.gov.uk/seso/)

SESO is an online data dissemination tool, which accompanies Key Scottish Environment Statistics and is an official statistics publication.

Datasets updated with new data since 19th November 2014 are;

Pre-announcements have been made by the Scottish Government and DEFRA for the following publications;

We will update the relevant datasets on SESO once this data has been published.

Abundance of Terrestrial Breeding Birds (published 20th November 2014)

The National Indicator on the Abundance of Terrestrial Breeding Birds was updated in Scotland Performs with the latest 2013 data, based on the figures published by Scottish Natural Heritage. (http://www.scotland.gov.uk/About/Performance/scotPerforms/indicator/biodiversity)

Scotland’s Environment Website (SEWeb) Update

In late March, SEWeb will include direct links to indicators and datasets, including some of those held on Scottish Environment Statistics Online.  

‘Emissions and removals of greenhouse gases from land use, land use change and forestry (LULUCF) for England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland’ Consultation

There was recently a consultation regarding proposals to cease the current publication on LULUCF and incorporate the figures into the full country level Greenhouse Gas Inventories, which closed for comments on 31st January 2015. The results of the consultation will be made available in due course.

Natural Environment Statistics Advisory Committee (NESAC)

The 25th meeting of the NESAC has been scheduled to take place on the 14th of April this year. (http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Statistics/Browse/Environment/scotstat/committees/NatEnvNotice)