Skip to main content
Select Source:

SSSI

SSSI (Site of Special Scientific Interest) The legal designation for an area of land in England, Scotland, or Wales that has been identified by English Nature, Scottish National Heritage, or the Countryside Council for Wales as being of special interest because of its flora, fauna, or geological or physiographical features. Such sites are protected from development activities and funds are available for their conservation and management. There are over 6000 SSSIs in Britain; similar sites in Northern Ireland are designated Areas of Special Scientific Interest (ASSIs).

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"SSSI." A Dictionary of Biology. . Encyclopedia.com. 15 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"SSSI." A Dictionary of Biology. . Encyclopedia.com. (December 15, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/sssi-1

"SSSI." A Dictionary of Biology. . Retrieved December 15, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/sssi-1

SSSI

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"SSSI." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 15 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"SSSI." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. (December 15, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/sssi

"SSSI." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved December 15, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/sssi

SSSI

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"SSSI." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Encyclopedia.com. 15 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"SSSI." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Encyclopedia.com. (December 15, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/sssi-0

"SSSI." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Retrieved December 15, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/sssi-0

SSSI

SSSI site of special scientific interest

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"SSSI." The Oxford Dictionary of Abbreviations. . Encyclopedia.com. 15 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"SSSI." The Oxford Dictionary of Abbreviations. . Encyclopedia.com. (December 15, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/sssi

"SSSI." The Oxford Dictionary of Abbreviations. . Retrieved December 15, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/humanities/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/sssi