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Common Standards Monitoring Guidance for Bryophytes and Lichens 2005

Freshwater Terrestrial JNCC Publications Protected Areas UK Biodiversity Habitat classification 1743-8160 Evidence Guidance Lower plants Plants Protected sites monitoring Surveillance and Monitoring


This guidance deals with common standards monitoring (CSM) guidance for bryophytes and lichens (lichenised fungi) on designated sites, including SSSIs, ASSIs and SACs.

It includes advice on the identification of interest features, attributes, targets and methods of assessment. It does not include guidance on monitoring either non-­lichenised fungi or algae.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2005·07·01

JNCC (2005) Common Standards Monitoring Guidance for Bryophytes and Lichens, Version July 2005, ISSN 1743-8160.

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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