Land Capability Classification for Forestry (LCF)

Digital DataThe Land Capability Classification for Forestry provides an assessment of the increasing degree of limitation imposed by the physical factors of soil, topography and climate on the growth of trees and on silvicultural practices. There are 7 classes.

Scales: 1:250 000 scale
Attributes: LCF Class
Format: vector data in ARC GIS format.
Cost: 15 pence per square kilometre

 

Scales: 1 x 1 km Dataset
Attributes: LCF Class
Format: raster data in ARC GIS format.
Cost: £350.00 for the whole of Scotland

Related Books

  • Land Capability Classification for Agriculture - this book describes the LCA classification system and its applications. £15.00 (75 pp).
  • Land Capability Classification for Forestry (LCF). This book describes the classification system and its applications (34 pp). (Note: Out of Print - but photocopies are available £8.00. post free)

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