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Service Level Agreement Costs

…GL services e.g. Discover-London. Training in the use of GiGL datasets and services Services: response to Freedom of Information and Environmental Information Regulations requests on partners’ behalf Working with partner contractors on project delivery Working with partner organisations’ volunteers on project delivery such as neighbourhood plans, management plans, informing new survey work Please note: GiGL’s SLA fee doesn’t cover the cost of thir…

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It takes a team to create a report

…habitats. There are various works involved to keep these data robust and up-to-date, and the updating process is different for each dataset… “My role at GiGL is focused in managing and developing our sites datasets, including Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation (SINCs), open spaces and habitats. There are various works involved to keep these data robust and up-to-date, and the updating process is different for each dataset. Designated site…

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GiGL Contacts

…l Agreement Partners.  Becky delivers work for existing GiGL partners with Service Level Agreements and co-ordinates our SLA Spotlight bulletin for existing and potential SLA partners. Contact Becky if you would like to make use of GiGL’s environmental data and your organisation is part of the GiGL Partnership or to sign up to SLA Spotlight. Julie Cox Partnership Manager Julie will be back with the team in Sep 2022. Please contact Eleni Foui, GiGL…

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Partner Citizen Science Forms

…surveys. These are available in addition to GiGL’s own one-off records web-form or multi-records spreadsheet available here. Note, you only need to use one form to report a sighting – all data from the forms we host are included in the shared London dataset managed by GiGL and made available to partners. Survey forms enable interested members of the public to contribute their knowledge or observations to a project and provide records for the GiGL…

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Working in Partnership with GiGL

…is software to provide you with answers to your requirements. GiGL is a not-for-profit, working in partnership with others. The areas of work that our datasets and services inform include: Climate change adaptation Land management Community awareness Local / regional biodiversity action plans Formal education Planning policy and development control Green infrastructure Strategic planning Reporting and control of invasive species Transport network…

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Wildlife Online

…ed data as maps and site related lists, using the NBN’s newly developed web-services.The Greater London Authority is also contributing brief site descriptions for accessible wildlife sites. The medium term plan is to make more detailed habitat information available in the same way, but the Gateway needs further development before this becomes a reality. In anticipation of this next stage of development, a partnership project between GiGL, the NBN,…

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Michelin Star Service

…onal legal requirements. However, many of these are on-going conversations that are also shaped by the feedback we receive from data providers and users, by technical practicalities and by policy changes, and mean the reports are regularly looked at and revised. All this work ensures that up-to-date and useful and relevant data is ready to be pulled into data search reports when that button is clicked. Maria Longley has experience of the whole dat…

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Online Mapping with discover-London

…lp the general public find and explore parks and publicly accessible wildlife sites, to showcase featured London projects and to support recorders with vice county and base mapping. You can access online mapping here (opens in a separate window). The Mapping Technical Note contains copyright information and further details about the data held on Discover-London….

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Data Search Service

…re essentially the same as they were but are now streamlined and delivered faster than previously. The new service also allows consultants to access a “biodiversity offsets metric”. Developed by eCountability, this assesses impacts and, where necessary, finds suitable alternative sites where habitat improvements can be made to compensate for impacts that cannot be mitigated on the development site. GiGL will still be delivering data direct to part…

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Wildife, Wildlife, Everywhere

…GL team. Mandy tells us more about the team’s achievements outside the nine-to-five, including congratulating Claudia, GiGL’s Royal Parks Officer, on becoming president of the British Entomological and Natural History Society. Hundreds of one-off species sightings are submitted to us through our online form, where recorders can now also provide photographs of their sightings. Chloë shares some of her favourite images with us. The records and photo…

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