Does Coreo produce colour coded maps of my UKHab data?

The records that you collect via the UKHab Survey App are colour coded according to the form they relate to in Coreo.  For example, pre-survey records are shown as pink in colour. We don’t attempt to utilise UKHab codes to colour code since Coreo is not intended to be a report production or data analysis […]

Dave Kilbey Jul 22 2022

How do I get my survey results back into my GIS?

It’s easy to get your survey results into your GIS. In Coreo, we have several output formats for you to use: The UKHab Survey Results presents your data in the UKHab data model and is ideal for exporting as a Shapefile. You can pull this straight into your GIS. If you have a template set […]

Dave Kilbey Jul 13 2022

Is there a video overview of the UKHab Survey?

Yes. We have a 3 min video that shows how the app works. We also have a range of other videos that deal with specific parts of the app and data workflow on our UKHab Vimeo channel.

Dave Kilbey Jul 12 2022

Can people outside my organisation join the free trial?

Yes. Anyone can join your “Organisation” and projects in Coreo. You need to have enough seats available to accommodate them and then it’s simple to invite them to join by email. This guide explains how to do this.

Dave Kilbey Jul 12 2022

Do I need to be skilled in GIS to use the app?

No. Coreo, the platform on which the UKHab Survey runs, has been designed specifically to accommodate people without extensive GIS training. The app itself has been built so that the workflow is both intuitive and supportive. There is strict logic built into the UKHab Survey, meaning you only ever see relevant questions based on the […]

Dave Kilbey Jul 12 2022

Are the outputs compatible with Phase 1 surveys?

The habitat outputs from the App use the UK Habitat Classification (“UKHab”). Correspondence tables exist to help with translation into UKHab of habitat data collected using NVC and Phase 1. These are provided free on the UKHab website However, it should be noted that translation between survey types is not recommended, since information will always […]

Dave Kilbey Jul 12 2022

Does the app measure area and length of habitats?

Yes. When you add polygons or lines Coreo calculates the area or length of the feature on submission.

Dave Kilbey Jul 12 2022

Does the UKHab Survey App support the calculation of Biodiversity Units?

Yes. The UKHab Survey App supports habitat condition assessment of polygon and line UKHab features, using the criteria published in the Biodiversity Metric v3.1. These data can be exported from the App and then be fed into the Biodiversity Unit Calculator Tool. You may need some additional data, such as the habitats included in local […]

Dave Kilbey Jul 12 2022

Does the app support the import of existing boundaries?

Yes, you can export boundary files from your current GIS and then import them for use in the UKHab Survey. You can import: Shapefiles (in either EPSG:4236 or EPSG:27700) GeoJSON (in EPSG:4236) In the Records view of your UKHab project in Coreo, select the Import button from the toolbar, choose the appropriate form to import […]

Dave Kilbey Jul 11 2022