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2017 Reports

  
GMEP at a glance  
July 20171.2MbPDF icon GMEP-Glance-2017.pdf
GMEP Final Report, Executive Summary  
July 20175.9MBPDF icon GMEP-Final-Report-Exec-Summ-2017.pdf
GMEP Final Report  
July 20176.6MBPDF icon GMEP-Final-Report-2017.pdf
GMEP Final Report, Annexes  
July 201733MBPackage icon GMEP-Final-Report-Annexes2017.zip

2016 Reports

  
GMEP Summary by Glastir Outcome - Year 3 Report  
October 20161.7MBPDF icon GMEP-Summary-of-results-by-Glastir-Outcome-2016-07-EN (1).pdf

Options for a new integrated Natural Resources Monitoring Framework for Wales

  
Project Report - Phase I : Executive Summary

Reporting on a project to identify options, and developing recommendations for an integrated natural resources monitoring framework for Wales. A 3-page listing of the report's 10 recommendations.

  
November 2016804KBPDF icon Options-for-Integrated-NRMF-for-Wales-Report-Phase-1-Executive-Summary-2016-11-30.pdf
Project Report - Phase I : Report Summary

Reporting on a project to identify options, and developing recommendations for an integrated natural resources monitoring framework for Wales. A 13-page summary of the project report and recommendations.

  
November 20161.5MBPDF icon Options-for-Integrated-NRMF-for-Wales-Report-Phase-1-Report-Summary-2016-11-30.pdf
Project Report - Phase I : Additional documents

Reporting on a project to identify options, and developing recommendations for an integrated natural resources monitoring framework for Wales. These documents are in English only.

  
Project Report - Phase I : Report

The full project report (56 pages).

  
November 20162.3MBPDF icon Options-for-Integrated-NRMF-for-Wales-Report-Phase-1-Report-2016-11-30.pdf
Project Report - Phase I : Appendices

The supporting appendices, supplementing the project report (254 pages).

  
November 20165.6MBPDF icon Options-for-Integrated-NRMF-for-Wales-Report-Phase-1-Appendices-2016-10.pdf
Project Document - Technical Briefing Paper: Citizen Science

This document also appears as Appendix G (page 123 in the full Appendices document).

  
November 20161.8MBPDF icon Options-for-Integrated-NRMF-for-Wales-Report-Phase-1-Technical-Briefing-Paper-Citizen-Science-2016-11-30.pdf
   
Project Document - Technical Briefing Paper: Earth Observation

This document also appears as Appendix F (page 89 in the full Appendices document).

  
November 20162.8MBPDF icon Options-for-Integrated-NRMF-for-Wales-Report-Phase-1-Technical-Briefing-Paper-Earth-Observation-2016-11-30.pdf
Project Document - Technical Briefing Paper: Molecular/Environmental-DNA

This document also appears as Appendix H (page 159 in the full Appendices document)

  
November 20161.4MBPDF icon Options-for-Integrated-NRMF-for-Wales-Report-Phase-1-Technical-Briefing-Paper-Molecular-Environmental-DNA-2016-11-30.pdf
Project Document - Technical Briefing Paper: Data and Informatics

This document also appears as Appendix K (page 192 in the full Appendices document)

  
November 2016520KBPDF icon Options-for-Integrated-NRMF-for-Wales-Report-Phase-1-Technical-Briefing-Paper-Data-Informatics-2016-11-30.pdf
Project Document - Technical Briefing Paper: Freshwater Monitoring

This document also appears as Appendix I (page 172 in the full Appendices document)

  
November 20161.1MBPDF icon Options-for-Integrated-NRMF-for-Wales-Report-Phase-1-Freshwater-Monitoring-2016-11-30.pdf
Project Document - Technical Briefing Paper: Emergency Response

This document also appears as Appendix J (page 188 in the full Appendices document)

  
November 2016690KBPDF icon Options-for-Integrated-NRMF-for-Wales-Report-Phase-1-Emergency-Response-2016-11-30.pdf

Summaries

  
GMEP Summary for natural resource management

A summary of data produced by the GMEP project converted into practical metrics, maps and tools that can be used to develop new policies and initiative to deliver a more integrated approach to managing our natural resources.

  
July 20161.7MBPDF icon GMEP-Natural-Resource-Management-2016-07-EN.pdf
Exploring approaches for constructing Species Accounts in the context of the SEEA-EEA

An initial step-by-step process for developing spatial accounts of species status in the context of Environmental-Economic Accounting - Experimental Ecosystem Accounting (SEEA-EEA). process.
Lead Authors: Steven King; Claire Brown; Mike Harfoot; and Lucy Wilson.

  
20168.8MBMissing
Estimating the effect of nitrogen fertilizer on the greenhouse gas balance of soils in Wales under current and future climate

Abdalla et al 2016: A study of the ECOSSE model being applied to spatially to estimate GHG and soil organic carbon (SOC) fluxes from three major land uses (grass, arable and forest) in Wales.

  
20161.5MBPDF icon GMEP-Abdalla-et-al-2016.pdf

Posters

  
Relating agri-environmental payments in Wales to Ecosystem Services

A combined monitoring and modelling approach to maximize environmental, social and economic outcomes from agri-environmental measures at the national scale. Presented by Dr Amy Thomas (CEH) at the European Ecosystem Services 2016 conference.

  
September 2016780KBPDF icon GMEP-AThomas-ESP-ES-for-agri-Env-payments-2016.pdf

Presentations

  
Mesofauna communities in soil: Key drivers at the national scale

A presentation given by Paul George to the British Society of Soil Science annual meeting at the University of Reading

  
September 2016780KBPDF icon BSSS-poster-Paul-George.pdf

2015 Reports

  
GMEP second year annual report

A 316 page annual report (plus appendices) which provides a comprehensive account of project findings at the end of the second year along with associated appendices.

  
September 201540MBPackage icon GMEP-Year-Two-Annual-Report-2015-09.zip
   
Mapping the extent and condition of Welsh peats

A 47 page report undertaken as part of GMEP in order to provide improved data on the extent and condition of Welsh peatlands.

  
May 201521MBPDF icon GMEP-Evans-Mapping-the-extent-and-condition-of-Welsh-peats-2015-05.pdf

Summaries

  
GMEP second year annual report citizen summary

A simple bilingual 2 page summary which provides a brief overview of the second year project findings.

  
September 2015198KBPDF icon GMEP-Year-Two-Report-Citizen-Summary-2015-09.pdf
GMEP second year annual report summary

A 41 page bilingual summary of the second year annual report

  
September 20152.9MBPDF icon GMEP-Year-Two-Report-Summary-2015-09.pdf
GMEP second year annual report executive summary

A 15 page bilingual non-technical executive summary which summarizes the findings of the second year annual report

  
September 20151.8MBPDF icon GMEP-Year-Two-Report-Executive-Summary-2015-09.pdf
GMEP Summary against Glastir Strategic Objectives  
July 2015293KBPDF icon GMEP-Summary-Against-Glastir-Strategic-Objectives-2015-07.pdf
GMEP Summary by Glastir Outcome  
July 2015928KBPDF icon GMEP-Summary-of-results-by-Glastir-Outcome-2015-07-EN.pdf

Publicity

  
CEH Case study - Supporting farmers to deliver a more sustainable Wales

A two page A4 leaflet describing the Glastir Monitoring and Evaluation Project's role in supporting farmers in delivering a more sustainable Wales

  
December 20151.6MBPDF icon GMEP-Delivering-Sustainable-Wales-A4-2015-12-EN.pdf

Presentations

  
GMEP Stakeholder Meeting in Cardiff, December 2015

Presentations by Bridget Emmett, Simon Smart, David Robinson, David Chadwick and Ruth Swetnam include an overview and highlights of the programme plus comprehensive presentations focusing on the biodiversity, soil, freshwater, climate change mitigation and landscape elements.

  
December 201527.4MBPackage icon GMEP-Stakeholder-Meeting-Cardiff-2015-12-10.zip
GMEP Stakeholder Meeting in Cardiff, December 2015

Presentations by Bridget Emmett, Simon Smart, David Robinson, David Chadwick and Ruth Swetnam include an overview and highlights of the programme plus comprehensive presentations focusing on the biodiversity, soil, freshwater, climate change mitigation and landscape elements.

  
November 20154.1MBMissing
Modelling the potential benefits of woodland expansion in Wales

Simon Smart presented this keynote address at a conference arranged by the Centre of Advanced Research on Environmental Services from Nordic Forest Ecosystems (CAR-ES II) on 'Managing Forests to Promote Environmental Services: Climate change adaption and mitigation, water protection, biodiversity conservation and soil quality maintenance' in Copenhagen in November 2015.

  
November 20154.2MBPDF icon GMEP-Smart-Emmett-Copenhagen-2015-11.pdf
A combined monitoring and modelling approach to maximise the impacts of agri-environment payments at a national scale

A presentation delivered by Bridget Emmett at the 'Science for the Environment 2015 - Environmental Monitoring and Assessment: Challenges and opportunities' conference in Aarhus, Denmark, October 2015

  
October 20153.6MBPDF icon GMEP-Emmett-Aarhus-2015-10.pdf
Wales' Natural Resources: Resilience of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

A presentation delivered by Prof Jack Cosby at the Wales Biodiversity Partnership Conference in September 2015. The presentation focuses on the resilience of ecosystems and biodiversity.

  
September 20153.1MBPDF icon GMEP-Cosby-WBP-Conference-2015-09-19.pdf
Developing Indicatiors for the resilience of Wales' Natural Resources

A presentation delivered by Prof Bridget Emmett in July 2015 at the Wales Policy Forum providing a description of using monitoring programmes to develop indicators for reporting the resilience of Wales' Natural Resources.

  
July 20151.6MBPDF icon GMEP-Emmett-Wales-Policy-Forum-July-2015-08-05.pdf
GMEP Overview

An overview of GMEP delivered in March 2015

  
March 20153.8MBPDF icon GMEP-overview-March-2015-09-19.pdf

2014 Presentations

  
GMEP Project Brief Overview

A presentation delivered by Bronwen Williams in October 2014 providing a brief overview of the GMEP project.

  
October 20142.9MBPDF icon GMEP-BWilliams-Finnish-delegation-2014-10-15.pdf
GMEP Modelling Overview

An overview of modelling work being completed within GMEP delivered in June 2014.

  
June 2014444KBPDF icon GMEP-Modelling-overview-2014-06-06.pdf
MultiMOVE model

A short presentation providing an overview of the MultiMOVE model which describes habitat suitability for plant species.

  
June 2014381KBPDF icon GMEP-MultiMOVE-2014-06-06.pdf
Wales Diffuse Pollutant Emissions Modelling Framework

A short presentation providing an overview of the Wales Diffuse Pollutant Emissions Modelling Framework

  
June 2014678KBPDF icon GMEP-WDPEMF-2014-06-06.pdf
Land Utilization and Capability Indicatior

An overview of the LUCI (Land Utilization and Capability Indicator) model maps and evaluates ecosystem services from the sub-field to national scale

  
June 20143.3MBPDF icon GMEP-LUCI-2014-06-06.pdf
GMEP Visual Quality Index

An overview of the VQI (Visual Quality Index), an index which was developed within GMEP for ranking landscape quality

  
June 20141.7MBPDF icon GMEP-VQI-2014-06-06.pdf

2013 Reports

  
Environmental Management on Farmland

An integrated ecological, social and physical approach to monitoring environmental change and land management effects: the Wales Axis II Monitoring and Evaluation Programme.
Authored by Bridget Emmett, published in The Association of Applied Biologists, Aspects of Applied Biology (118), 2013.

  
2016330KBPDF icon EMMETT-AAB-118-2013.pdf
GMEP First year annual report

A 250 page annual report which provides a comprehensive account of project findings at the end of the first year along with associated appendices.

  
May 201421.2MBPackage icon GMEP-First-Year-Annual-Report-2014-05-17.zip

Summaries

  
GMEP First year annual report summary

A 32 page bilingual summary of the first year annual report

  
May 20142.4MBPDF icon GMEP-First-Year-Report-Summary-2014-07-31.pdf
GMEP First year annual report executive summary

A 19 page bilingual non-technical executive summary which summarizes the findings of the first year annual report

  
May 20141.5MBPDF icon GMEP-First-Year-Report-Executive-Summary-2014-07-31.pdf
GMEP First year annual report citizen summary

A simple bilingual 2 page summary which provides a brief overview of the first year project findings.

  
May 2014740KBPDF icon GMEP-First-Year-Report-Citizen-Summary-2014-07-31.pdf

Presentations

  
Applying LUCI at the national scale in Wales

A presentation delivered at the United Nations Statistical Division meeting (November 2013) providing an overview of the LUCI (Land Utilization and Capability Indicator) model.

  
November 20132.9MBPDF icon GMEP-Emmett-UN-2014-09-16.pdf
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