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Common Standards Monitoring Guidance for Woodland Habitats 2004

Terrestrial JNCC Publications Protected Areas UK Biodiversity Habitat classification 1743-8160 Evidence Guidance Habitats NVC Plants Protected sites monitoring Surveillance and Monitoring UK Woodland

Abstract

This guidance deals with Common Standards Monitoring (CSM) for all woodland habitats, in both 'lowland' and 'upland' situations, on designated sites, including SSSIs, ASSIs and Special Areas of Conservation (SACs). Guidance is given on defining the feature of interest, selecting attributes and setting targets. There is also advice on making an overall assessment of condition for for woodland features.

This guidance will need to be used in conjunction with that for other features that may qualify in their own right on a site, particularly species interests, but also for other habitat features. For woodland on coastal cliffs and slopes the relevant coastal habitat guidance should be consulted. For wet woodlands associated with open mire vegetation the lowland wetland or upland guidance should be consulted as appropriate.

Guidance is given on defining the feature of interest, selecting attributes and setting targets. There is also advice on making an overall assessment of condition for for woodland features.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2004·02·01

Citation
JNCC (2004) Common Standards Monitoring Guidance for Woodland, Version February 2004, JNCC, Peterborough, ISSN 1743-8160.

Lineage
JNCC and the country nature conservation bodies commenced a programme to develop guidance across the range of species, habitat and earth science features which occur on UK protected sites.

Responsible organisation
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC publisher

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2019·08·19

Metadata point of contact
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC

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