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Falkland Islands broad scale habitat map from Earth Observation techniques 2018


This report outlines the development of a new habitat map for the Falkland Islands. To develop a broad scale habitat map it was necessary to identify suitable satellite imageries and the appropriate level of aggregation of habitat classes that could be identified through the analysis of the remotely sensed imageries.

This study was undertaken as part of a programme of Natural Capital Assessment (NCA) in the UK's South Atlantic Overseas Territories implemented by JNCC and conducted by SAERI. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) of the UK Government through the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF), the work sits under the Environmental Resilience programme which includes objectives to integrate natural capital considerations into economic and social development planning.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2018··

Marengo, I. 2018. Falkland Islands broad scale habitat map from Earth Observation techniques. Natural Capital in the UK’s Overseas Territories Report Series – Supplementary Report (South Atlantic Region).  Contracted report to JNCC.

Contracted report to JNCC as part of the 'Natural Capital in the Caribbean and South Atlantic Overseas Territories: Valuation, Vulnerability and Monitoring Change' project.

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC distributor

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Open, cite source of data

Metadata date 2020·09·09

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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