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Table 5 Coding tool for the systematic map

From: Can linear transportation infrastructure verges constitute a habitat and/or a corridor for biodiversity in temperate landscapes? A systematic review protocol

Coding variableDetails/examples
Publication year 
Publication typeBook chapter, journal paper, conference paper, thesis, organization report, etc.
PublisherName of the journal or institution publishing the document
Article languageEnglish/French
Study country 
Study regions 
GPS coordinates 
Biological groupsVascular flora, wild bees, etc.
LTIsRoads/railways/power lines/pipelines/waterways
Type of habitat of the study siteGrassland, shrubland, hedge, forest, etc.
Type of habitat of the control/compared siteGrassland, shrubland, hedge, forest, etc.
Management practicesMowing, pesticide spreading, pruning, planting, fence laying, beehive setting up, etc.
Type of comparisonSpatial/temporal/spatial and temporal
Measured outcomesSpecies richness, Shannon index, etc.
Susceptibility to biasLow/medium