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  • Research

    Tree and Wood properties of silver firs, grand fir, Serbian spruce and Japanese red cedar

    An investigation of the sawn wood properties and production potential of Pacific silver fir, European silver fir, grand fir, Japanese red cedar and Serbian spruce.
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    Trees and Woods in Scottish Towns: The role of Local Authorities

    Lead Author: Anna van der Jagt
    Report giving a snapshot of the state of urban tree management by local authorities in Scotland. By A. van der Jagt and Anna Lawrence What’s of interest If your organisation has an interest in working with us on collaborative research related to greening brownfield or contaminated sites then please email: Related pages Brownfield regeneration […]
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    Development of decision tools and best practice guidance for land regeneration

    This page summarises the work undertaken by Forest Research in creating best practice guidance in land regeneration
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    Planning for brownfield land regeneration to woodland and wider green infrastructure

    Lead Author: Gail Atkinson
    The regeneration of brownfield land to green space can deliver multiple benefits to society and the environment through improvements in the quality of a site and its surrounding landscape. Successful delivery of regeneration projects is dependent on the planning of project delivery and on good project management. This Practice Note describes the process of brownfield […]
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    Trees, people and the built environment – Proceedings of the Urban Trees Research Conference 13-14 April 2011

    Lead Author: Mark Johnston
    Our urban forests, the trees and woodlands in and around our towns and cities, provide numerous environmental, economic and social benefits. As the most important single component of green infrastructure these trees have a vital role to play in promoting sustainable communities. In April 2011, for the first time in Britain, the relevant professional bodies […]
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    Health benefits of street trees

    The page summarises the findings of Forest Research’s comprehensive literature review to assess economic evidence on the health benefits provided by street trees.
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    Quantification and valuation of benefits provided by urban trees

    Overview of Forest Research's projects for the quantification and valuation of ecosystem service provision of urban trees
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    Urban trees and greenspace in a changing climate

    Research to understand the contribution that urban trees make with respect to: the resilience of current and planned urban tree stocks to climate change, their role in regulating temperatures, and water management in urban areas
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    EU Forest Action Plan: urban and peri-urban forests

    The page summarises a workshop in 2011 between forestry experts and stakeholders, European Commission staff and representatives from Member States to discuss urban and peri-urban forestry (UPF) initiatives and recommend EU-wide action to drive the UPF agenda forward.
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    2011- Street tree valuation systems

    Lead Author: Vadims Sarajevs
    Street trees and urban woodlands provide a number of environmental and social benefits, including contributing to climate change adaptation and mitigation and providing urban green space. This Note presents the results of a review of three approaches to estimating the amenity value of street trees: CAVAT, Helliwell and i-Tree.
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    The social value and governance of street trees

    The page summarises Forest Research’s work to identify the social and cultural values of street trees and determine the formal and informal rules and regulations that influence their management.
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    Review: street tree valuation systems

    The page summarises the findings of Forest Research’s assessment of three systems for calculating the amenity value of street trees.
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    Review: urban forestry in urban health and health inequalities

    This page summarises findings from Forest Research’s review of empirical research on the role of trees, woods and forests in urban areas, especially regarding people’s health.
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    Evaluating the impact of trees, woodland and forests on quality of life

    The page summarises Forest Research’s work to assess the contribution that trees, woods and forests make to the quality of life of people living and working in the vicinity.
  • Publications

    Integrated remediation, reclamation and greenspace creation on brownfield land

    Lead Author: Tony Hutchings
    An overview of how greenspace can be established and used in a sustainable regeneration context on brownfield land. By T.R. Hutchings, D. Sinnett, K.J. Doick, K. Pediaditi and A.J. Moffat. CL:AIRE SUBR:IM Bulletin 11 Contact Kieron Doick
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    Woodland establishment on landfill sites: Ten years of research

    Lead Author: Kirsten Foot
    Contract report to the Department for Communities and Local Government detailing research over a ten year period to examine tree growth on modern containment landfill sites. By Kirsten Foot and Andy Moffat. Please note this publication is archived and only available from the author Related pages Brownfield regeneration
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    Field portable X-ray fluorescence (FPXRF): A rapid and low cost alternative for measuring metals and metalloids in soils

    Lead Author: Caroline Kilbride
    By Caroline Kilbride, Jane Poole, Tony Hutchings, Olga Rodriguez-Walters, Danielle Sinnett, Andy Brunt and Andy Moffat. CL:AIRE Research Bulletin 7. What’s of interest If your organisation has an interest in working with us on collaborative research related to greening brownfield or contaminated sites then please email: Related pages Brownfield regeneration Urban Greening
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    The use of compost in the regeneration of brownfield land

    Lead Author: Danielle Sinnett
    Integrated remediation and greening of urban greenspace using compost for the establishment of plant growth on remediated soils and the development of novel compost for the remediation of metal contaminated land. By R. van Herwijnen, G. Sellers, D. Sinnett, A.J. Moffat, T.R. Hutchings, A. Al-Tabbaa and S. Ouki. CL:AIRE SUBR:IM Bulletin 10 What’s of interest […]