Eddy, A.; Welch, D.; Rawes, M.

Vegetation map of the Moor House National Nature Reserve

This is a spatial dataset containing polygons representing areas of vegetation mapped within the Moor House National Nature Reserve in the northern Pennines, England. The map was created by staff of The Nature Conservancy in the 1960s.

Publication date: 1968-01-01

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Format of the dataset : ESRI Shapefile

This dataset is made available under the terms of the Open Government Licence

You must cite: Eddy, A.; Welch, D.; Rawes, M. (1968). Vegetation map of the Moor House National Nature Reserve . NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. https://doi.org/10.5285/bb703113-3428-483c-858a-2a85cafd9821

 

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Where/When

Study area
Temporal extent
1960-01-01    to    1965-12-31

Supplemental information

Other useful information regarding this dataset:

Eddy, A., Welch, D., & Rawes, M. (1968). The vegetation of the Moor House National Nature Reserve in the northern Pennines, England. Plant Ecology (Vegetation), 16(5), 239-284

Provenance & quality

This map was created by Eddy, A., Welch, D., & Rawes, M. in the early 1960s at the Nature Conservancy's Moor House Field Station (a forerunner of the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology). Note that the reserve has been extended to Upper Teesdale, however this map covers the Moor House area only. The original field survey was mapped on to a base map on the scale of 6 inches to the mile (1:10560). The paper map was digitised by the Institute of Terrestrial Ecology (now the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology) in the 1990s. See online Supporting Information for further details.

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

Eddy, A.
The Nature Conservancy
Welch, D.
The Nature Conservancy
Rawes, M.
The Nature Conservancy

Other contacts

Custodian
Environmental Information Data Centre
eidc@ceh.ac.uk
Publisher
NERC Environmental Information Data Centre
eidc@ceh.ac.uk

Spatial

Spatial representation type
Vector
Spatial reference system
OSGB 1936 / British National Grid

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Topic categories
Biota
Keywords
Agrostis spp. Biodiversity Blanket bog,  Bracken,  Calluna vulgaris England Eriophorum vaginatum Festuca spp. grassland,  Juncus effusus Juncus squarrosus Monitoring & Observing Systems Moor House Nardus stricta National Nature Reserve,  Natural Capital peat,  Pennines Polytrichum commune Sandstone scree,  Sphagnum recurvum Sphagnum spp. Trichophorum cespitosum uplands,  Vegetation
INSPIRE Theme
Land Cover