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Common Standards Monitoring: Introduction to the Guidance Manual 2004

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The introductory chapter to the Guidance manual provides an overview of the Common Standards Monitoring of designated sites adopted by the country nature conservation bodies. It covers the various concepts and terms, and provides the background to the guidance on setting conservation objectives, and assessing feature condition, covered in the later chapters of the manual.

Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2004·02·01

JNCC (2003) Common Standards Monitoring: Introduction to the Guidance Manual, JNCC, Peterborough.

JNCC and the country nature conservation agencies 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

Metadata date 2019·08·19

Metadata point of contact
Digital and Data Solutions, JNCC

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