Survey data

All use of CS data must be acknowledged: click here for information on citing use of Countryside Survey data and publications.

A range of CS datasets are now available via the Environmental Information Platform, with associated citations and Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs). 


Survey datasets available

Dataset CategoryDescription19781984199019982007
Freshwater Pond 

Base substrate, ponds identified as Biodiversity Action Plan (BAP) Priority ponds, emergent species present, Environmental & Chemistry Data, area, drawdown height, proportion of water left in pond, dried out pond indicator, pH, conductivity, alkalinity, turbidity, PO4, flows, grazing, management, plant Survey,  pollution,
Predictive System for Multimetrics (PSYM) assessment,  public access, sediment,
 surrounding land cover, wildlife pond wildlife

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Freshwater Stream 

Headwater stream invertebrate data

Headwater stream macrophyte data

River Habitat Survey (RHS) for streams

Headwater stream water chemistry data

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Landscape Area Feature Attributes: Agriculture, Coastal, Forestry, Inland Physiography, Inland Water, Natural Vegetation, Recreation, Structures and Transport.  Broad and Priority Habitat Areas.Click hereClick hereClick hereClick hereClick here
Landscape Linear Feature Attributes: Agriculture, Bank, Coastal, Fence, Forestry, Grass Strip, Inland Physiography, Inland Water, Natural Vegetation, Recreation, Structures, Transport, Wall and Woody Linear Feature (hedges and lines of trees) & speciesNSClick hereClick hereClick hereClick here
Landscape Point Feature Attributes: Coastal, Forestry, Inland Physiography, Inland Water, Recreation, Structures and Veteran Trees NSClick hereClick hereClick hereClick here
Soil 
  •  Soil phyisico-chemical properties
  •  Metals: Soil metal concentrations
  •  Soil invertebrates 
  • Topsoil mineralisable nitrogen

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Vegetation Plots
  • Plot Information, plot description, vegetation height and plot type
  • Species List Plant species presence and cover in Vegetation Plots
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* NS = Not surveyed