Posts in Category: Habitat inventory

Production of a provisional inventory of Open Mosaic Habitat on Previously Developed Land in England

Client: Natural England

Open Mosaic Habitat inventory refinementexeGesIS were contracted to create and refine a complete provisional inventory of Open Mosaic Habitat (OMH) in England. We used a combination of available data sources and aerial photograph interpretation to accurately map possible OMH, also capturing information on the confidence that OMH was present.

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Definition and mapping of open mosaic habitats on previously developed land: phase 2 testing methods and developing the habitat inventory

Client: Defra

The hoverfly Xylota sylvarumWe identified the key features and enhanced knowledge of the distribution of UK BAP Open Mosaic Habitats on Previously Developed Land. This involved the development of a survey methodology and a survey of 98 sites to identify OMH habitat, including a survey of invertebrates on 50 - the largest single survey of its kind in the UK.

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Creating a provisional wood-pasture and parkland inventory for England

Client: Natural England

Wood-pasture and parkland inventoryOver a series of projects exeGesIS created a spatial inventory of wood pasture and parkland in England. Data were assessed against historic maps and aerial photography, as well as modern data sources. Ground truthing was undertaken in two regions. The resulting inventory mapped 156,838 ha of wood-pasture and parkland.

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Habitat inventory data capture and processing

Client: Natural England / English Nature

Coastal Vegetated ShingleexeGesIS has produced habitat inventories for coastal vegetated shingle, saline lagoons, grassland and upland Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) habitats. These involved collating spatial data, capturing paper-based data, aerial photograph interpretation, ground truthing and processing available data to create standardised national datasets.

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Habitat Data Entry Tool

Client: English Nature

exeGesIS developed data input and verification software that could be run from within the user's standard GIS interface. This ensured that English Nature's habitat inventories could be amalgamated quickly and efficiently, and standardised the data attributes. Support and training for the system was provided by exeGesIS.

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