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British National Vegetation Classification

Index British National Vegetation Classification

The British National Vegetation Classification or NVC is a system of classifying natural habitat types in Great Britain according to the vegetation they contain. [1]

38 relations: Aquatic communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system, Atlas of the British Flora, Botany, British Plant Communities, Bryophyte, Calcicolous grasslands in the British National Vegetation Classification system, Calcifugous grasslands and montane communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system, Cambridge University Press, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Ecology, Great Britain, Habitat, Heaths in the British National Vegetation Classification system, Hectad, John S. Rodwell, Joint Nature Conservation Committee, Lichen, List of constant species in the British National Vegetation Classification, List of plant communities in the British National Vegetation Classification, List of rare species in the British National Vegetation Classification, Maritime cliff communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system, Mesotrophic grasslands in the British National Vegetation Classification system, Mires in the British National Vegetation Classification system, Natural environment, Nature, Nature Conservancy Council, Northern Ireland, Salt-marsh communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system, Shingle, strandline and sand-dune communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system, Software, Swamps and tall-herb fens in the British National Vegetation Classification system, U.S. National Vegetation Classification, United Kingdom, Vascular plant, Vegetation, Vegetation of open habitats in the British National Vegetation Classification system, Vice-county, Woodland and scrub communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

Aquatic communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system

This article gives an overview of the aquatic communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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Atlas of the British Flora

The Atlas of the British Flora is a book by Franklyn Perring and S. Max Walters, published by the Botanical Society of the British Isles.

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Botany

Botany, also called plant science(s), plant biology or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.

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British Plant Communities

British Plant Communities is a five-volume work, edited by John S. Rodwell and published by Cambridge University Press, which describes the plant communities which comprise the British National Vegetation Classification.

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Bryophyte

Bryophytes are an informal group consisting of three divisions of non-vascular land plants (embryophytes): the liverworts, hornworts and mosses.

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Calcicolous grasslands in the British National Vegetation Classification system

This article gives an overview of the calcicolous grassland communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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Calcifugous grasslands and montane communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system

Calcifugous grasslands and montane communities are botanical groupings in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

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Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

The Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) is the United Kingdom's Centre of Excellence for integrated research in hydrology, terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems and their interaction with the atmosphere.

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Ecology

Ecology (from οἶκος, "house", or "environment"; -λογία, "study of") is the branch of biology which studies the interactions among organisms and their environment.

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Great Britain

Great Britain, also known as Britain, is a large island in the north Atlantic Ocean off the northwest coast of continental Europe.

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Habitat

In ecology, a habitat is the type of natural environment in which a particular species of organism lives.

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Heaths in the British National Vegetation Classification system

This article gives an overview of the heath communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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Hectad

A hectad is an area 10 km x 10 km square.

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John S. Rodwell

John S. Rodwell (1946 – present) is an ecologist who was based at the University of Lancaster, noted for his role in the development of the British National Vegetation Classification and as editor of the five volumes of British Plant Communities.

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Joint Nature Conservation Committee

The Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) is the public body that advises the UK Government and devolved administrations on UK-wide and international nature conservation.

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Lichen

A lichen is a composite organism that arises from algae or cyanobacteria living among filaments of multiple fungi in a symbiotic relationship.

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List of constant species in the British National Vegetation Classification

The following is a list of vascular plants, bryophytes and lichens which are constant species in one or more community of the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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List of plant communities in the British National Vegetation Classification

The following is the list of the 286 plant communities which comprise the British National Vegetation Classification (NVC).

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List of rare species in the British National Vegetation Classification

The following is a list of vascular plants, bryophytes and lichens which were regarded as rare species by the authors of British Plant Communities, together with the communities in which they occur.

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Maritime cliff communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system

This article gives an overview of the maritime cliff communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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Mesotrophic grasslands in the British National Vegetation Classification system

The mesotrophic grassland communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system were described in Volume 3 of British Plant Communities, first published in 1992, along with the calcicolous grassland communities and the calcifugous grasslands and montane communities.

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Mires in the British National Vegetation Classification system

This article gives an overview of the mire communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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Natural environment

The natural environment encompasses all living and non-living things occurring naturally, meaning in this case not artificial.

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Nature

Nature, in the broadest sense, is the natural, physical, or material world or universe.

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Nature Conservancy Council

The Nature Conservancy Council (NCC) was a United Kingdom government agency responsible for designating and managing National Nature Reserves and other nature conservation areas in Great Britain between 1973 and 1991 (it did not cover Northern Ireland).

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Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.

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Salt-marsh communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system

This article gives an overview of the salt-marsh communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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Shingle, strandline and sand-dune communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system

This article gives an overview of the shingle, strandline and sand-dune communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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Software

Computer software, or simply software, is a generic term that refers to a collection of data or computer instructions that tell the computer how to work, in contrast to the physical hardware from which the system is built, that actually performs the work.

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Swamps and tall-herb fens in the British National Vegetation Classification system

This article gives an overview of the swamp and tall-herb fen communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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U.S. National Vegetation Classification

The U.S. National Vegetation Classification (NVC or USNVC) is a scheme for classifying the natural and cultural vegetation communities of the United States.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Vascular plant

Vascular plants (from Latin vasculum: duct), also known as tracheophytes (from the equivalent Greek term trachea) and also higher plants, form a large group of plants (c. 308,312 accepted known species) that are defined as those land plants that have lignified tissues (the xylem) for conducting water and minerals throughout the plant.

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Vegetation

Vegetation is an assemblage of plant species and the ground cover they provide.

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Vegetation of open habitats in the British National Vegetation Classification system

This article gives an overview of the plant communities formed by vegetation of open habitats in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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Vice-county

A vice-county (vice county or biological vice-county) is a geographical division of the British Isles used for the purposes of biological recording and other scientific data-gathering.

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Woodland and scrub communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system

This article gives an overview of the woodland and scrub communities in the British National Vegetation Classification system.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_National_Vegetation_Classification

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