WIT Press


A Biological Management System (BioDAT/BioIMS) For The Storage, Review And Analysis Of SINC And Habitat Surveys

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/MIS000061

Volume

24

Pages

10

Published

2000

Size

1,426 kb

Author(s)

S.D. Farrier, T.M. Slow, A.R. Barker & K. Maddocks

Abstract

North Yorkshire County Council as part of an ongoing review of all the Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINC) and key habitats identified the need for up to date easily accessible and flexible data regarding the natural environment. Bullen Consultants were thereby commissioned to design and develop a computer database and information management system to store the ecological information being gathered from sites throughout the county. The ecological data will be used to evaluate each site and make decisions regarding the long-term protection from development of the most valuable nature conservation sites. The Biological DATabase (BioDAT) was developed for the storage, management and analysis of ecological information to evalu

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