Botanical Monitoring Methods for the MSc

The MSc Ecological Consultants, Wildlife Consevation and Biodiversity and Conservation students have been thinking about how best to monitor botanical species when carrying out research projects to detect change. How accurate is estimating percent cover by eye? Are there alternatives? Is it ok to use DOMIN? Also improving botanical skills. Then working out how to enter and manipulate data efficiently in Excel – but I didn’t get any pics in the computer room – not sure why!

I think Ray is doing all the hard work while Phil is just relaxing listening to the meadow pipits and skylarks …I assume they are taking turns.

Jatavia and Yuqian are taking a moment to pose for the camera while Ke continues to identify the moorland species

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