Articles | Volume 10, issue 2
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 899–918, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-899-2018
Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 899–918, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-10-899-2018

Review article 18 May 2018

Review article | 18 May 2018

Land cover and vegetation data from an ecological survey of "key habitat" landscapes in England, 1992–1993

Claire M. Wood et al.

Data sets

Habitat and vegetation data from an ecological survey of terrestrial key habitats in England, 1992-1993 C. J. Barr, R. G. H. Bunce, R. P. Cummins, C. J. Hallam, M. Hornung, and C. M. Wood https://doi.org/10.5285/7aefe6aa-0760-4b6d-9473-fad8b960abd4

Spatial masks for calcareous, coastal, upland and lowland heath landscapes in England [Key Habitats 1992-93] R. G. H. Bunce, T. W. Parr, J. Ullyett, M. Hornung, F. Gerard, R. Bull, R. Cox, and N. J. Brown https://doi.org/10.5285/dc583be3-3649-4df6-b67e-b0f40b4ec895

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In the 1990s, ecological survey work was carried out in English landscapes containing semi-natural habitats that were perceived to be under threat, or which represented areas of concern ("key habitats"), complementing the national Countryside Survey of Great Britain. The landscapes were lowland heath, chalk and limestone grasslands, coasts and uplands. Standardised procedures were used to record ecological data from representative 1 km squares throughout England in 1992 and 1993.