The Countryside Information System (CIS)
The Countryside Information System (CIS) is a Microsoft Windows-based program developed to give policy advisers, planners and researchers easy access to spatial information about the British countryside.
CIS handles a wide range of environmental data - including landscape features, vegetation habitats and topography for each one kilometre square of Great Britain.
Users can enter their own data into CIS and examine the spatial inter-relationships with other existing datasets.
The development of the Countryside Information System was funded by Defra but is no longer supported under contract.
CIS data originates from a variety of sources the including the Countryside Survey and Magic. Data from the National Biodiversity Network can be downloaded and entered into CIS. The system covers Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales), Northern Ireland and the United Kingdom.
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