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SSSI

The aim of this section is to:

  • Provide information about, and raise awareness of, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Dorset

These aims are achieved by:

  • Providing an index and a map of the Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Dorset
  • Providing links to the Natural England schedule and citation for each site
  • Providing additional information from the Nature of Dorset resources for each site where it is available

This section can be used for:

  • Establishing where Sites of Special Scientific Interest are in Dorset
  • Finding out why a site has been designated as a Site of Special Scientific Interest
  • Establishing the geographical extent of a Site of Special Scientific Interest and the habitat types within it
  • Seeing what key animal and plant species are present on a Site of Special Scientific Interest
  • Aligning information about individual sites featured on the Nature of Dorset with designated Site of Special Scientific Interest locations
  • Increasing ones general knowledge of Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Dorset

From the home page you can:

  • Access the Natural England website for detailed information about a Site of Special Scientific Interest
  • Access the Nature of Dorset pages for sites located within a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest
These links are provided to a more detailed level of information: 
Description

External links to the Natural England website for this Site of Special Scientific Interest. Two links are provided:

  1. To the schedule page which gives the detail of the site in terms of coverage, location, size, segments and so on
  2. To the citation page which gives a written description of the habitat and key species present on the site

The map shows the location of nature reserves and key sites featured on the Nature of Dorset that are located either wholely or partly within this Site of Special Scientific Interest

This report shows a list of the most notable species to be found on this Site of Special Scientific Interest 

Where one or more Nature of Dorset featured sites overlap with a Site of Special Scientific Interest  some photographs are shown here

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