Information products

We are a major custodian of environmental datasets. A range of our hydrological and land cover datasets available under licence for commercial, non-commercial and academic use are listed here. Environmental datasets not mentioned below may be available for download from the CEH Environmental Information Portal.

Further information is available in our PDF icon Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Data Licensing Policy.pdf.

Land Cover Map 2015 coming soon text
The latest land cover information for the UK
Detail from Land Cover plus Crops Map 2015 showing crop types
Digital mapping of arable cropping on an annual basis
Northern Ireland in Land Cover Map 2007
Land cover information for the whole of the UK
Land Cover Map 2000 Wales and S England
The first land cover dataset to cover all of the UK
Part of Scotland in Land Cover Map 1990
The first satellite imagery-derived land cover map for the whole of Great Britain
1km Rainfall Depth-Duration-Frequency Grids
Predicts amount of rainfall over a specified period of time
Catchment boundaries data product
Provides boundaries for all GB gauging stations within the National River Flow Archive
Flood risk map data product
Digital flood risk maps for Scotland and Northern Ireland
Hydrology of soil types data product
Groups 29 soil classes by their hydrological properties
QT grids data product
Flood peak river flows estimated at 50m intervals along the UK river network
Integrated Hydrological Digital Terrain Model
Digital terrain model in five separate gridded datasets
1:50,000 watercourse network
A continuous centreline network of rivers, canals and field drains for Great Britain