Habitats of Wales : a comprehensive field survey, 1979-1997 (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Habitats of Wales : a comprehensive field survey, 1979-1997

Author: T H Blackstock; Countryside Council for Wales. Terrestrial Science Group.
Publisher: Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Wales has a distinctive countryside, with distinctive patterns of grass, heath, wood and moor. This book provides an overview of a major habitat survey across the rural landscapes of Wales. It is  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Habitats of Wales.
Cardiff : University of Wales Press, 2010
(OCoLC)742278851
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T H Blackstock; Countryside Council for Wales. Terrestrial Science Group.
ISBN: 9780708322574 0708322573 9780708322581 0708322581
OCLC Number: 489632690
Language Note: Preface in English and Welsh.
Notes: "The authors work as part of the Terrestrial Science Group of the Countryside Council for Wales"--Page [x].
Description: xii, 229 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Environmental backdrop --
Vegetation history of Wales / P.D.M. Hughes --
Survey methodology --
Coastlands / with assistance from P.M. Rhind --
Grasslands / with assistance from D.P. Stevens --
Heathlands / with assistance from J. Sherry --
Bracken --
Woodlands and scrub / J. Latham --
Mires --
Rock exposures --
Arable --
Welsh habitats : a synthesis --
Habitat analyses --
Appendix 1. Principal field surveyors involved in the Habitat Survey of Wales --
Appendix 2. Summary of the findings for Wales of the first Land Utilisation Survey of Britain --
Appendix 3. Phase 1 habitat classes used during the Habitat Survey of Wales --
Appendix 4. Translation developed for use in Wales of Ratcliffe and Birks (1980) upland vegetation types to Phase 1 habitat classes (Nature Conservancy Council, 1990) --
Appendix 5. Reports produced during the lowland and upland programmes of the Habitat Survey of Wales --
Appendix 6. The Phase 1 classification of mires --
Appendix 7A. Areas of Phase 1 habitats recorded in the thirteen Watsonian vice-counties of Wales by the Habitat Survey of Wales --
Appendix 7B. Phase 1 habitat diversity and % cover of semi-natural habitats recorded in the thirteen Watsonian vice-counties of Wales by the Habitat Survey of Wales.
Responsibility: T.H. Blackstock [and others].

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