Title: Countryside Information System (CIS) 
Resource Type: maps, data, statistics, registers 
Country: United Kingdom 
Year: 2004 
Author 1/Producer: Defra & ADAS 
Author / Producer Type: Agency, regulator or other governmental or inter-governmental body 
Report / download web link (=direct link): http://www.cis-web.org.uk/home/  
EUGRIS Keyword(s): Contaminated land-->Contaminated land overview
Contaminated land-->policy and regulatory
 
Short description: The Countryside Information System (CIS) is a Microsoft Windows-based program developed to give policy advisers, planners and researchers easy access to spatial information about the British countryside. 
Long description: The Countryside Information System (CIS) is a Microsoft Windows-based program developed to give policy advisers, planners and researchers easy access to spatial information about the British countryside. CIS contains a wide range of environmental data - including landscape features, vegetation habitats and topography for each one kilometre square of Great Britain. As part of the CIS, the Data Catalogue provides information that enables users to identify and obtain available datasets and a forum for data suppliers to promote their datasets. 
Submitted By: Dr Denise Lambkin WhoDoesWhat?      Last update: 21/04/2005