This report summarized the rationale behind the rapid assessment methodology, describes practical ways of making rapid assessments and incorporates field forms for all lowland grassland SSSI and SAC interest feature types.
This is part of our Good Practice Guidance for Habitats and Flora, produced by Richard Jefferson, Dominic Price, Iain Diack, Steve Coates and Andy Mclay.
Reference: Robertson, H.J. and Jefferson, R.G. (2000) Monitoring the condition of lowland grassland SSSIs. Volume I: English Nature’s rapid assessment system. English Nature Research Reports 315, Volume I. English Nature, Peterborough.