Our soil surveyors/foresters and scientists provide bespoke advice on practical soil management for the sustainable, healthy growth of diverse tree species and woodlands.
Forest Research soils experts have worked on projects to help forest managers, owners, regulators and policy-makers to develop practical, evidence-based methods for sustainable soil management throughout the UK.
Soils are a fundamental contributor […]
Resources relevant to Forests and Soil.
The natural choice: securing the value of nature (2011). HM Government.
Safeguarding our soils: a strategy for England (2009). Defra, London.
Forestry Commission – www.gov.uk/government/organisations/forestry-commission
Scottish Forestry – https://forestry.gov.scot/
Natural Resources Wales – https://naturalresources.wales/
Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Northern Ireland – www.daera-ni.gov.uk/
Environment Agency – www.gov.uk/government/organisations/environment-agency
Scottish Environment Protection Agency – […]
Our top performing soil analysis service offers a comprehensive range of standard and specialist tests to determine the chemical composition and quality of soil, as well as sludge, manures and other wastes applied to land. Our tests can detect contamination or contribute to site monitoring programmes.
We provide a comprehensive suite of chemical analyses and […]
Rita Razauskaite, PhD studentship, University of Aberdeen (2015-2018)
Forest soils contain large amounts of carbon, which can be lost through forest operations or changing environmental conditions. As forests are perennial with infrequent disturbance, soil organic carbon (SOC) accumulation differs from highly disturbed land uses, with significant accumulation occurring in deeper soil horizons...
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