Sourhope Field Experiment Site: Topographic Survey
A topographic survey of the Sourhope Field Experiment Site was conducted
in the Spring of 2000 by Mick Whelan and Stuart Bradley (University of
Stirling). In addition to the various maps generated, the raw data is also
available for those who wish to match this information to their own data,
or analyse it in more detail.
The downloadable zip file below contains
the following information:
Explanatory notes and survey
details - readmegrd.txt
Original survey data (x-y-z
co-ordinates) - newsourceall.xls
Regular grid for across the site at
25cm intervals, with interpolated altitude values - newgrdxyz.txt
A macro which will work out the x-y
part of the grid reference as used in the above files for any cells on
inputing the Block/Main-plot/Cell(x,y) in the standard programme
notation - coordconv.xls.
A. Site Level Maps
The following two maps are first draughts of complete topographic
survey conducted at the Rigg Foot plot, Sourhope, which give and overall
picture of the site's topography. Please note: These contour maps
represent interim results - better quality maps including sub-plot
boundaries within each treatment can be found in section B below.
· Field boundary fence
+ Treatment boundary
Smaller dots indicate individual survey points and will be removed from
B. Main-plot level
detailed maps than those given above which show the Sub-plot boundaries
and have a 50cm cell grid overlay are held in the Microsoft PowerPoint
file given below. If you are unable to view this file please contact the
Programme Data Management team.
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