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Countryside Survey 1990

Barr, C. J.; Fuller, R. M.; Furse, M. T.. 1992 Countryside Survey 1990. [Poster] In: Land use change: the causes and consequences (ITE symposium no.27). London, HMSO, 193.

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Abstract/Summary

The Countryside Survey 1990 project centres on a sample-based field survey of land cover, habitats and species, linked with a land cover map derived from satellite imagery. Other components include freshwater biota sampling and a detailed soil survey of sample sites throughout Great Britain. It is funded by the Department of the Environment and Natural Environment Research Council, with support from the Nature Conservancy Council. Results from the 1990 survey will be compared with those from earlier surveys by ITE and others, so that both stock and change statistics can be computed for great Britain and for major planning regions. Mapped information will be digitised and handled using geographical information systems. Results will become available over the next 12 months.

Item Type: Publication - Conference Item (Poster)
Programmes: CEH Programmes pre-2009 publications > Other
CEH Sections: _ Pre-2000 sections
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: poster abstract - full text displayed. The proceedings of the Symposium can be viewed at http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/4644/
Additional Keywords: Countryside Survey
NORA Subject Terms: Ecology and Environment
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Date made live: 16 Oct 2008 14:05
URI: http://nora.nerc.ac.uk/id/eprint/4590

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