Distribution of Invasive and Non-Native Species in Greater Manchester
Records of Invasive and Non-Native Species in Greater Manchester. This data set includes the species defined as INNS by the Environment Agency.
Greater Manchester with a small proportion of records from bordering districts. The majority of records have a 100 metre or greater precision.
The dataset is a subset of the data held by GMEU. The dataset has been updated to inform the Greater Manchester Biodiversity Action Plan, Greater Manchester Spatial Framework and planning decisions within the county.
(a) Grid references have been checked against the original site descriptions, erronious grid references, where identified, have been corrected (b) the entire dataset has been checked using the NBN record cleaner (c) obvious duplicates have been removed
Largely records compiled from local naturalists and professional ecological surveys. Records have been collected from surveys of local wildlife sites, Phase I and Phase II habitat surveys as well as general records submitted to the record centre. All records have been through a basic validation process by GMEU ecologists before entry but some species groups still await formal verification.
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