The survey and assessment of heathland in Dorset, England, for conservation

@inproceedings{Chapman1989TheSA,
  title={The survey and assessment of heathland in Dorset, England, for conservation},
  author={S. B. Chapman and Ralph T. Clarke and Nigel R. Webb},
  year={1989}
}
Abstract The heathlands of south-east Dorset were surveyed in 1978 using a 200 × 200 m recording square. For each square definable attributes for the vegetation types, rare species, topography and land use were recorded and stored in a computerised database. The areas of the different vegetation types comprising heathland were calculated and by using defined levels of cover the fragmentation and continuity of the heathland vegetation were examined. A floristic index was developed to assess the… CONTINUE READING