Habitat Mapping – Projects and case studies

We have been mapping habitats for many years, pioneering the use of satellite technology to map everything from grassland to woodland to coastal heath and limestone pavement. Here are some of our case studies and projects:
  • In 2015 Bristol was the European Green Capital. In preparation for this Avon Wildlife Trust and Bristol City Council commissioned Environment Systems to produce a number of environmental opportunities maps, which cover the greater Bristol area. Go to case study
  • Environment Systems was commissioned by EM Highway Services (EM) on behalf of Highways England (formerly the Highways Agency) to prepare a habitat connectivity strategy for Area 1 (Cornwall and Devon) focusing on the A30 and A38 trunk roads between Exeter and Penzance. Go to case study
  • Environment Systems has been contributing to LANDMAP for many years, specifically in creating the landscape habitat layers, sitting on the LANDMAP steering group as Landscape Habitats expert and helping to design and implement the LANDMAP monitoring system. Go to project
  • A research project which focuses on determining how the Scottish Government can use remote sensing technology to assess the amount, location and distribution of trees outside areas classified as Scottish woodlands. Go to project
  • MoorLIFE 2020 is a project which aims to conserve and protect Active Blanket Bog (ABB) within the South Pennine Moors Special Area of Conservation (SAC) and the ecosystem services it provides. Go to project
  • St Helena is a volcanic island in the South Atlantic. Environment Systems is part of a team producing comprehensive environment maps which show the functioning of habitats and soils. Go to project
  • Outlines of three projects won under the SSGP(Space for Smarter Government) projects funded by the UK Space Agency Go to project
  • Anguilla is a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean where we have been working for a number of years. We have mapped the variety and extent of the habitats on the islands in the archipelago and also the marine environment using Worldview 2 satellite imagery. Go to project