ITE Land Classification of Great Britain 2007

R.G.H. Bunce, C.J. Barr, R.T. Clarke, D.C. Howard & W.A. Scott
The Land Classification 2007 is a classification of Great Britain into a set of 45 environmental strata, termed land classes, to be used as a basis for ecological survey, originally developed by the Institute of Terrestrial Ecology (ITE) in the late 1970s and building upon previous 1990 and 1998 versions. The strata were created from the multivariate analysis of 75 environmental variables, including climatic data, topographic data, human geographical features and geology data. The Land...

Registration Year

  • 2012

Resource Types

  • Dataset


  • Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
  • Bournemouth University