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CS Rolling Survey: Year 2 field survey starting soon

As with many things this year, the second year of the 5 year rolling Countryside Survey field survey has been postponed due to Covid-19.

Depending on circumstances, UKCEH are planning to get surveyors out later in the summer to collect valuable soils and vegetation data to add to the Countryside Survey time-series.

Watch this space! 

Newly available! Countryside Survey - Resources for schools

Countryside Survey - Resources for Schools

Thanks to the Royal Geographical Society and the Nuffield Foundation (via facilitation from Lancaster University), there are now some Countryside Survey related Resources for Schools available. 

The resources are aimed at Key Stage 5 (A Level) and include the following:

New CS Rolling Survey: field survey underway

Following a successful training course near Kendal, five survey teams are now at large in the British countryside, collecting soil and recording vegetation information from a number of Countryside Survey sites as part of the Natural Environmental Research Council funded UK-SCAPE programme.  Surveying in 2019 continues until September.