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Scottish hill farming score by agricultural parishes

Spencer, Michael; Steven Thomson

Dataset to accompany work on the impact of hill farming in Scotland commissioned by RESAS (Scottish Government). Data resolution is agricultural parishes, spatial data defining these can be downloaded from <>.

Data used to define the hill farming score is derived from the following datasets: Ordnance Survey Terrain 50; Scottish Natural Heritage, landscape character assessment, carbon and peatland map; James Hutton Institute land capability for agriculture; RESAS agricultural census common and rough grazing areas.

Licence statements for input data are:

Derived from or contains: Scottish Government and SNH information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0; James Hutton Institute materials licensed under the Open Government Licence v.2.0; and Ordnance Survey data Crown copyright and database right 2018.

Generation code can be found here:

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