Johnson, G.A.L.

Soil map of the Moor House National Nature Reserve

This is a digital soil map of the Moor House - Upper Teesdale National Nature Reserve. Mapped polygons represent a range of soil types. The site lies in the North Pennine uplands of England and has an area of 74 km2. It is England's highest and largest terrestrial National Nature Reserve (NNR), a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and a European Special Protection Area. Habitats include exposed summits, extensive blanket peatlands, upland grasslands, pastures, hay meadows and deciduous woodland. Altitude ranges from 290 to 850 m. Moor House - Upper Teesdale is part of the Environmental Change Network (ECN) whcih is the UK's long-term environmental monitoring programme.

Publication date: 1963-01-01

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You must cite: Johnson, G.A.L. (1963). Soil map of the Moor House National Nature Reserve. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. https://doi.org/10.5285/b36357bd-988c-41fa-a3a8-3b21cef5f0b6

 

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Where/When

Study area
Temporal extent
…    to    1963-01-01

Provenance & quality

This map was originally created in 1963 by G.A.L Johnson from methods outlined in Soil Map Of the Moor House National Nature Reserve (1963), Westmorland. Soil Survey for the Nature Conservancy by GAL Johnson in The Geology of Moor House, a National Nature Reserve in north-east Westmorland / Johnson G.A.L., Dunham K.C., Monographs of the Nature Conservancy (No.2) 1963, HMSO. It was digitized at the Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Monks Wood in the late 1990s.

Correspondence/contact details

Claire Wood
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Lancaster Environment Centre, Library Avenue, Bailrigg
Lancaster
Lancashire
LA1 4AP
United Kingdom
enquiries@ceh.ac.uk

Authors

Johnson, G.A.L.
University of Durham

Other contacts

Custodian
Environmental Information Data Centre
eidc@ceh.ac.uk
Publisher
NERC Environmental Information Data Centre
eidc@ceh.ac.uk
Owner
Natural Environment Research Council
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Spatial

Spatial representation type
Vector
Spatial reference system
WGS 84

Tags

Topic categories
Environment
Keywords
ECN,  England Environmental Change Network,  Moor House National Nature Reserve,  North Pennines,  Soil SPA,  Special Protection Area,  UNESCO Biosphere Reserve,  Upper Teesdale
INSPIRE Theme
Soil