Vegetation

Vegetation Maps

In the Vegetation module, collections of Vegetation Types make up Vegetation Maps. Each Vegetation Map has the same observer and start and end dates. If associated with a CMSi Annual Project; they are also associated with the same Annual Project.

Vegetation form

Vegn map

From the Vegetation Map form, GIS reports and legends can be produced using the Report Wizard, such as those showing the distribution of various vegetation types across a Site. The following screenshot shows an example of a GIS report illustrating the distribution of national vegetation types across a Site in the Netherlands:

Netherlands site vegn types

Habitat quality assessments can be undertaken from GIS reports, as they can demonstrate whether a particular species is dominating an area. The following example of a GIS report shows the percentage cover of grass across a wetland heath Site:

Grassland cover on wetland heath