Developing spatial data for the classification of rural areas

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Award: RES-224-25-0062
Policy and Practice Note
Project website
PI: Meg Huby, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of York
Dates: 30/09/2004 - 29/09/2005
 
Explore the spatial database with a wide variety of socio-economic and environmental characteristics of rural census Super Output Areas in England.

Data created

Social and environmental conditions in rural areas (SECRA)
Spatial data for the classification of rural areas according to socio-economic and environmental conditions. The SECRA dataset has been compiled at the level of the new Super Output Areas (SOAs) for England. The rural extent has been identified from new Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) definition of urban and rural areas which relies primarily on the morphology and context of settlements.

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Data type: Quantitative
Data format: MS Excel;CSV
Sample size: 268 social and environmental variables
Country: United Kingdom
Status: Data released

Publications and outputs

Paper (1)
Interdisciplinarity in practice : challenges for research and policy
M. Huby; S. Cinderby; A. Owen
03/12/2009

Website (1)
Social and environmental conditions in rural areas (SECRA)
Meg Huby; Anne Owen; Steve Cinderby
30/11/2005

Article (2)
The association of natural, social and economic factors with bird species richness in rural England
Meg Huby; Simon Gillings; Anne Owen; Colin McClean; Steve Cinderby; Dominic Moran; Andrew Crowe; Piran White
03/10/2006

Reconciling socio-economic and environmental data in a GIS context : an example from rural England
Meg Huby; Anne Owen; Steve Cinderby
15/08/2007

Workshop (1)
Bridging the disciplinary divide : integrating data to understand patterns and processes in human-dominated landscapes
M. Huby; N/A RELU; A. Crowe; P. White; D. Raffaelli; C. McClean; S. Cinderby; A. Owen
03/12/2009

Report (1)
Social and environmental conditions in rural areas
M. Huby; S. Cinderby; A. Owen
03/12/2009