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Habitat Connectivity – Developing an indicator for UK and country level reporting. Phase 2: Indicator production - WC0716

Description
The project aims to complete work initiated in Phase 1 that explored options and to produce an indicator of functional habitat connectivity, associated explanatory text and metadata for England and the UK, that includes an indication of trends since a base line and which will enable updates to the England Biodiversity Indicators and contribute to completion of the suite of indicators for reporting at the UK level to the Convention on Biological Diversity by March 2009.
Objective
Phase 1 of this project examined data sources and options for developing an indicator of functional habitat connectivity. The aim of Phase 2 is to produce an indicator of functional habitat connectivity for the UK and member Countries and associated explanatory text and metadata suitable for publication as in Country strategies and at the UK level to the Convention on Biological Diversity
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2009

To: 2010

Cost: £103,767
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Forest Research Station (Alice Holt)
Keywords
Biodiversity              
Environmental Protection              
Habitat conservation              
Nature conservation              
Fields of Study
Wildlife Conservation