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Biological Impacts of Climate Change Observation Network – BICCO Net - WC0720

Description
This project will develop a cost effective process for collating and reporting on climate change induced trends in the abundance and distribution of native species and in the extent and condition of semi-natural habitats. The project will report focus on species and habitats most vulnerable to climate change. It will identify, develop and update indicators of climate change induced trends which will be available on the website.
Objective
This project will develop a cost effective process for collating and reporting on climate change induced trends in the abundance and distribution of native and non-native species and in the extent and condition of semi-natural habitats. Specifically, the project will:
1. Identify the availability of data on climate change induced impacts on biodiversity from existing research, monitoring and surveillance activities in the UK for a). UK BAP Priority species and habitats potentially at risk from climate change; b). Invasive species; and c). Other climate sensitive species and habitat (building on conclusions from Riley et al, 2003)
2. Undertake annual data collation on above and undertake a systematic assessment of findings.
3. Report systematic assessment on web-based media.
4. Develop and present an annually updated indicator of climate induced impacts on biodiversity.
5. Identify a long-term strategy for maintaining the web-site.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : BICCO-Net Final Report   (387k)
• ANX - Annex : BICCO-Net Final Report Appendix 1   (25k)
• ANX - Annex : BICCO-Net Final Report Appendix 2   (41k)
• ANX - Annex : BICCO-Net Final Report Appendix 3   (2879k)
• ANX - Annex : BICCO-Net Final Report Appendix 4   (77k)
• ANX - Annex : BICCO-Net Final Report Appendix 5   (399k)
• ANX - Annex : BICCO-Net Final Report Appendix 6 Summary for policy   (1108k)
• EXE - Executive Summary : evid4 BICCO NET   (217k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2009

To: 2011

Cost: £232,228
Contractor / Funded Organisations
British Trust For Ornithology
Keywords
Biodiversity              
Environmental Protection              
Nature conservation              
Wildlife conservation              
Fields of Study
Wildlife Conservation