Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are used to provide interactive maps to analyse survey data. GIS enables the visualisation of complex information in an easily understandable format.
GIS are rapidly becoming an essential tool in many areas of ecology. GIS are used in the majority of ecological survey reports at Arbeco Ltd, from the mapping of site boundaries to the analysis of survey results.
GIS help to understand the ecology of a site and allows for appropriate mitigation strategies to be designed accurately. By using GIS data we can ensure that the client can accurately assess impacts and use the GIS to establish their options.
GIS can be used in a range of survey types to map the distribution of sampling sites, survey transects, capture or detector locations and habitat information. Arbeco uses GIS in the following survey types:
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