Grassland Survey Wiltshire for Natural England

Grassland Survey Wiltshire for Natural England

Investigate the processes affecting the distribution of lichen-rich grasslands on Porton Down, by sampling and comparing a representative number of locations.

Lichen-rich grassland investigation, whole-site lichen survey and site dossier, for Porton Down SSSI.

Reference number: ITT_903/ECM_6723

Deadline date:14/10/2014

This deadline is for…
Interest in tendering
Contract value:£10,000 – £40,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out:
England
Desk based study
Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Name of the buying organisation:
Natural England
Description of the contract
Investigate the processes affecting the distribution of lichen-rich grasslands on Porton Down, by sampling and comparing a representative number of locations. Record lichen species presence and cover, using ten-twenty samples/quadrats on each area of known/historic lichen-rich grassland and on other sites with potentially suitable conditions. For each quadrat and the wider area, record relevant variables i.e. grasses, forbs and bryophytes presence, cover and structural state, % cover of bare ground and any other factors potentially affecting lichen distribution and growth.
Documents
Classification of the contract
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
Additional information
Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 5 Months

Who to contact
Contact name
Supplier.enquiries@naturalengland.org.uk
Organisation name
Natural England
Address
, Peterborough, PE1 1NG
Telephone
Extension number:
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Email
Supplier.enquiries@naturalengland.org.uk
Web address
https://naturalengland.bravosolution.co.uk
How to apply
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