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Modelling the long-term response of stream water chemistry to atmospheric pollution and forestry practices in Galloway, SW Scotland

George MacDougall, Iain Malcolm, James Sample, Julian Aherne, Leah Jackson-Blake, Ross Doughty, Samantha Broadmeadow, Tom Nisbet

Lead Author: Dr Rachel Helliwell

Home publication Modelling the long-term response of stream water chemistry to atmospheric pollution and forestry practices in Galloway, SW Scotland

Report assessing the long term role of forestry in relation to the acidification and recovery of soil and surface water. It targets some of the most acid impacted head waters in the Galloway region of southwest Scotland, including three sub-catchments in the Black Water of Dee (Dargall Lane, Green Burn and Cuttie Shallow); Cardoon Burn in the Big Water of Fleet and Waterside on the River Bladnoch.

By Rachel Helliwell, James Sample and Leah Jackson-Blake (The James Hutton Institute), Julian Aherne and George MacDougall (Environmental and Resource Studies, Trent University), Tom Nisbet and Samantha Broadmeadow (Forest Research), Ross Doughty (SEPA SW Region) and, Iain Malcolm (Marine Scotland, Freshwater Laboratory).

September 2011.

Published
2022
Publication type
Publication
Publication owner
Forestry Commission Scotland