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CQuEL. Condition and Quality of England’s Landscapes - WC0804

The overall aim of the project is to develop and agree a methodology for integrating a quantitative and qualitative assessment of changes in character and delivery of ecosystem services in the English landscape. Specifically, the project would:
1. Review the previous methodology for ‘Countryside Quality Counts’ and the requirements of the European Landscape Convention to identify a series of criteria for assessing countryside character
2. Determine which ecosystem services can be attributed to landscape character and features (particularly as they relate to public enjoyment of the countryside).
3. Review existing data sets on landscape character and quality.
4. Consult with partners in the statutory and NGO sectors, through a series of workshops.
5. Provide a set of recommendations for implementation
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2010

To: 2010

Cost: £25,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Fields of Study
Wildlife Conservation