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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 123: Sand dune vegetation survey of Scotland: Orkney: Volume 3: NVC maps
This three-volume report presents the results of a 1996 survey of the dunes and links/machair of Orkney using the National Vegetation Classification (NVC). This, the third volume, consists of NVC vegetation maps. This work is part of the Sand Dune Vegetation Survey, which aims to complete NVC surv... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 125: Sand dune vegetation survey of Scotland: South West: Volume 1: Main report
This three-volume report presents the results of surveys of the dunes and machair/links of the Southwest Coast of Scotland using the National Vegetation Classification (NVC). This, the first volume, describes the methods used and the vegetation types found. This work is part of the Sand Dune Veget... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 125: Sand dune vegetation survey of Scotland: South West: Volume 3: NVC maps
This three-volume report presents the results of surveys of the dunes and machair/links of the Southwest Coast of Scotland using the National Vegetation Classification (NVC). This work is part of the Sand Dune Vegetation Survey of Scotland (SDVSS), which aims to complete NVC survey of all dunes in ... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 126: Sand dune vegetation survey of Scotland: North West: Volume 1: Main report
This three-volume report presents the results of surveys of the dunes and machair/links of the Northwest Coast of Scotland using the National Vegetation Classification (NVC). This, the first volume, describes the methods used and the vegetation types found. This work is part of the Sand Dune Veget... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 126: Sand dune vegetation survey of Scotland: North West: Volume 2: Site reports
This three-volume report presents the results of surveys of the dunes and machair/links of the Northwest Coast of Scotland using the National Vegetation Classification (NVC). This, the second volume, consists of dune site reports, organised by coastal sectors (Lochaber and Lochalsh, Wester Ross, We... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 126: Sand dune vegetation survey of Scotland: North West: Volume 3: NVC maps
This three-volume report presents the results of surveys of the dunes and machair/links of the Northwest Coast of Scotland using the National Vegetation Classification (NVC). This, the third volume, consists of NVC vegetation maps. This work is part of the Sand Dune Vegetation Survey of Scotland (... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 96: Sand dune vegetation survey of Scotland: Western Isles - Volume 1: main report
This three-volume report presents the results of 1988, 1995 and 1996 surveys of the dunes and machair of the Western Isles using the National Vegetation Classification (NVC). This, the first volume, describes the methods used and describes the major vegetation types found using summary floristic co... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 96: Sand dune vegetation survey of Scotland: Western Isles - Volume 2: Site reports
This three-volume report presents the results of 1988, 1995 and 1996 surveys of the dunes and machair of the Western Isles using the National Vegetation Classification (NVC). This, the second volume, consists of dune site reports, organised by island groupings within the Western Isles. This work i... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 96: Sand dune vegetation survey of Scotland: Western Isles - Volume 3: NVC maps
This three-volume report presents the results of 1988, 1995 and 1996 surveys of the dunes and machair of the Western Isles using the National Vegetation Classification (NVC). This, the third volume, consists of NVC vegetation maps. This work is part of the Sand Dune Vegetation Survey of Scotland, ... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 21: The status and habitat of the marsh fritillary butterfly in western Scotland
The status of the marsh fritillary butterfly Eurodryas aurinia in western Scotland was assessed in 1994 through a preliminary survey of over 80 sites in three regions: the Taynish peninsula; the vicinity of Oban and Loch Etive; and the Rhinns of Islay. 1994 was a poor year for the species, primaril... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 39: Freshwater macrophyte survey of Inverness 1988
The macrophyte flora of selected lochs within Inverness District was surveyed between June and September 1988 as part of the continuing survey of standing freshwaters throughout Scotland commissioned by the Chief Scientist Directorate and carried out by the Freshwater Loch Survey Team based in Edinb... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 55: Freshwater macrophyte survey of Wester Ross and Cromarty 1990
The standing freshwater resource in Wester Ross and Cromarty consists of over 900 lochs. The largest loch in the area is Loch Maree. At the time of the survey the conservation interest of many of these lochs was unknown. Recording their macrophyte flora provided a means for a comparative assessment ... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 58: Berwickshire Coast vegetation survey 1994: The National Vegetation Classification of Burnmouth Coast SSSI and St Abb's Head to Fast Castle SSSI
The main objective of the survey of Berwickshire coastline within the Burnmouth Coast SSSI and the St Abb's Head to Fast Castle SSSI was to acquire information on the distribution and abundance of habitats on the sites. While the high sea cliffs support one of the largest mainland sea-bird breeding ... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 59: Strathy Coast: A vegetation survey
On more than one occasion in the past, various parts of north Sutherland coast between Swordly Bay and Melvich Bay have been considered as potential SSSIs. Individually, particular sites have not yet been notified. The purpose of this survey is to determine whether all or part of the survey area i... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 60: Mapping survey of the sublittoral and littoral biotopes of the Berwickshire coast
Conservation management of coastal ecosystems requires the structured knowledge of marine habitats and their associated communities (biotopes). Fundamental to this is the description and classification of biotopes and then cataloguing and mapping their distributions. The aims of this project were to... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 67: Survey of the shallow sublittoral biotopes in Loch Sunart
Lochs Sunart and Teacuis, support a large population of European otters (Lutra lutra), a species listed on Annex II of the EU Habitats Directive. Much of the land around the lochs has been consulted on as possible Special Area of Conservation to protect the otter population. In order that the boun... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 75: Broad scale habitat mapping of intertidal and subtidal coastal areas: Busta Voe and Oina Firth, Shetland
The aim of this study was to carry out a broad-scale mapping survey of littoral and sublittoral habitats and associated biological communities of large shallow inlets in the Shetland Islands. These inlets form the northern inner arm of one of the major inlets on the west coast of Mainland - the Swar... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 76: Broad scale habitat mapping of intertidal and subtidal coastal areas: Loch Maddy, North Uist
The aim of this study was to carry out a comprehensive mapping survey of the littoral and sublittoral habitats of inner and outer Loch Maddy. Loch Maddy and its lagoons are a composite possible SAC under the Habitats Directive. The habitats and associated species found were classed as biotopes accor... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 78: An inventory of lowland raised bogs in Great Britain
Lowland raised bogs are the focus of this report, which brings to a close the National Peatland Resource Inventory (NPRI) lowland raised bog survey of Great Britain. New sites will continue to be discovered, and individual sites change under management, so that the database will change. However, the... [ read more... ]
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SNH Research, Survey and Monitoring Report 48: Distribution of pine martens in Scotland as determined by field survey and questionnaire
This survey was undertaken to define the areas of Scotland which have been re-colonised by a resident, breeding marten population and to distinguish these areas from those into which marten are dispersing but are not established.
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