Woody Linear Features Framework

Part of a map depicting Great Britain woody linear features frameworkOur Woody Linear Features Framework describes the distribution of boundaries of hedges and lines of trees (woody linear features) in Great Britain. The dataset was derived from existing national datasets and created by a predictive model, which was developed at the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology in 2016.

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Format: Vector
Scale: 1:5,000
Supply Format: ESRI® Shapefile format
Coverage: Great Britain
Spatial Reference System: OSGB 1936 / British National Grid

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Scholefield, P., Morton, D, Rowland, C, Henrys, P, Howard, D and Norton, L (2016). A model of the extent and distribution of woody linear features in rural Great Britain. Ecology and Evolution, 6: 8893–8902. doi: 10.1002/ece3.2607

Scholefield, P A; Morton, R D; Rowland, C S; Henrys, P A; Howard, D C; Norton, L R. (2016). Woody linear features framework, Great Britain v.1.0. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. https://doi.org/10.5285/d7da6cb9-104b-4dbc-b709-c1f7ba94fb16

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