Conservation and research

Please contact us if you would like more information on the NPMS, or are considering collaborating with us on a research project.

 

Journal papers

Walker, K.J., Pescott, O.L., New, H., Harris, F., Cheffings, C.M., Newton, N., Jitlal, M., Redhead, J., Smart, S.M. & Roy, D.B. In prep. The design and launch of a new volunteer-based plant monitoring scheme for the United Kingdom.

Pescott, O.L., Jitlal, M., Smart, S.M., Walker, K.J., Roy, D.B. & Freeman, S.N. 2016. A comparison of models for interval-censored plant cover data, with applications to monitoring schemes. PeerjPrePrints. https://peerj.com/preprints/2532/

Pescott, O.L., Walker, K.J., Pocock, M.J.O., Jitlal, M., Outhwaite, C.L., Cheffings, C.M., Harris, F., Roy, D.B. 2015. Ecological monitoring with citizen science: the design and implementation of schemes for plants in Britain and Ireland. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 115(3), 505–521.

 

Other publications and reports

Staley, J.T., M. Lobley, M.E. McCracken, H. Chiswell, J.W. Redhead, S.M. Smart, O.L. Pescott, M. Jitlal, S.R. Amy, H.J. Dean, L. Ridding, R. Broughton and J.O. Mountford. In review. The environmental effectiveness of the Higher Level Stewardship scheme; Resurveying the baseline agreement monitoring sample to quantify change between 2009 and 2016. Natural England project ECM 6937.

Carvell, C., Isaac, N. J. B., Jitlal, M., Peyton, J., Powney, G. D., Roy, D. B., Vanbergen, A. J., O’Connor, R. S., Jones, C. M., Kunin, W. E., Breeze, T. D., Garratt, M. P. D., Potts, S. G., Harvey, M., Ansine, J., Comont, R. F., Lee, P., Edwards, M., Roberts, S. P. M., Morris, R. K. A., Musgrove, A. J., Brereton, T., Hawes, C., and Roy, H. E. 2016. Design and Testing of a National Pollinator and Pollination Monitoring Framework. Final summary report to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra), Scottish Government and Welsh Government: Project WC1101.

Walker, K., Pescott, O., Harris, F., Cheffings, C., New, H., Bunch, N., Roy, D. 2015. Making plants count. British Wildlife, 26 (4). 243-250.

 

NPMS reports

Pescott, O.L., K.J. Walker, S.M. Smart, and D.B. Roy. 2017. NPMS Air Pollution Data Review WP1 Report. Unpublished report to JNCC. CEH Wallingford & BSBI.

Pescott, O.L. and D.B. Roy. 2016. The potential uses of data from the National Plant Monitoring Scheme: A scoping report. Unpublished report to JNCC. CEH Wallingford & BSBI.

 

Data

NPMS Data Capture and Verification Summary

NPMS on the NBN Atlas

NPMS on the CEH Environmental Information Data Centre

NPMS on data.gov.uk

 

Miscellaneous resources

NPMS habitat to EUNIS/Annex 1 habitat equivalence table

NPMS habitat to NVC community definitions