Fracking and Flood Risk

A project by Owen Boswarva.
Last updated 15/02/2015.

This map displays blocks offered for the 14th Round of Oil and Gas Licensing on 28/07/2014 (for England only).

Each block has been colour-coded based on the proportion of the block area that is within the floodplain for rivers and/or the sea. Click on a block for more information.

About the data

The 14th Round block polygons are "© DECC and contain public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0".

The RoFRS flood risk polygons (not shown but used to calculate the percentages) are "© Environment Agency copyright and/or database right 2014. All rights reserved © Crown copyright and database rights 2014 Ordnance Survey 100024198 Some features of this map are based on digital spatial data licensed from the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, © NERC".

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