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Archive publication: Annual Report | AR

[Archive] Twentieth Annual Report of the Forestry Commissioners 1938-1939

Owing to war-time difficulties this report was not published.

Archive publication: Annual Report | AR

[Archive] Twenty-first Annual Report of the Forestry Commissioners 1939-1940

Owing to war-time difficulties this report was not published.

Peer reviewed papers

Is the introduction of novel exotic forest tree species a rational response to rapid environmental change? : A British perspective.

A suggested way for British woodlands to combat the problems they are facing due to climate change and exotic pests and diseases is to grow a range of novel exotic tree species. Here we examine the arguments for doing this in the context of British forestry where the objectives are either commercial timber production or conservation of biodiversity.

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
Peer reviewed papers

Ground surface subsidence in an afforested peatland fifty years after drainage and planting

In the UK, large areas of peatland were drained for forestry in the second half of the 20th century. Ground surface subsidence and diminishing depth (thickness) of the peat layer...

Themes

  • Soil science
  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
Peer reviewed papers

An analytical framework for spatially targeted management of natural capital

A major sustainability challenge is determining where to target management to enhance natural capital and the ecosystem services it provides. Achieving this understanding is difficult, given that the effects of...

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
Peer reviewed papers

Land managers behaviour and forest resilience

Land owners and managers are being urged to change their behaviours and practice to increase forest resilience, this research describes some of the barriers to change including the different attitudes and beliefs of different kinds of land managers around uncertainty and risk, and the need for information and guidance which takes these perspectives into account.

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Socio economic research
Archive publication: Annual Report | AR

[Archive] Twenty-third Annual Report f the Forestry Commissioners 1941-1942

Owing to war-time difficulties this report was not published.

Archive publication: Annual Report | AR

[Archive] Twenty-second Annual Report of the Forestry Commisisoners 1940-1941

Owing to war-time difficulties this report was not published.

Archive publication: Annual Report | AR

[Archive] Twenty-fourth Annual Report of the Forestry Commissioners 1942-1943

Owing to war-time difficulties, this report was not published.

Official publication: Research Note | RN

The Environmental Change Network at Alice Holt Research Forest

The Environmental Change Network (ECN) was established in 1992 to provide a framework for monitoring the effects of a range of environmental drivers on freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems. The Alice...

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Ecosystem services