This report measures habitat connectivity at a regional and national scale, taking into account a habitat's size, shape, configuration, distance from other similar habitats, and the effect of the surrounding non-habitat landscape. Four broad habitats are used and connectivity for each is measured for each of Scotland's 10 advisory area catchments - and a national value is derived. The four habitats assessed are 'heathland', 'semi-natural woodland', 'fen, marsh and swamp' and 'semi-natural grassland.
Publication 2018 - NatureScot Research Report 887 - Developing a habitat connectivity indicator for Scotland
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