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Simultaneous estimation of Pinus nigra Arn. ssp. salzmannii natural regeneration emergence and survival through lifetime analysis

We developed a climatic sensitive model to simultaneously estimate the emergence and survival of Corsican pine natural regeneration in Spain through lifetime analysis. This work is highly relevant for managing the species in a context of climate change. Our modelling approach represents a breakthrough in the state of the art of lifetime analysis.

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  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
Peer reviewed papers

The impacts of conifer afforestation and climate on water quality and freshwater ecology in a sensitive peaty catchment: a 25 year study in the upper River Halladale in North Scotland

Highlights Good forest practice was effective at protecting water quality. Streamwater acidity and ecology unaffected by conifer afforestation. Hurricanes caused marked changes in streamwater acidity and water colour. Total P…

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  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
  • Forest hydrology
Climate change series

Factsheet: Climate change and tree diseases

The three main fungal root pathogens already present in the UK, causing significant damage in forestry, are described along with the likely impact of climate change on their spread and severity.

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  • Climate change
  • Pests and diseases
Climate change series

Factsheet: Climate change and diseases of tree foliage

The six main foliar pathogens already causing significant damage to conifers and broadleaved tree species in the UK are described along with the likely impact of climate change on their spread and severity.

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  • Climate change
  • Pests and diseases
Climate change series

Factsheet: Climate change and ecosystem services

Climate change will have wide-ranging effects on ecosystem services

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  • Climate change
  • Ecosystem services
Climate change series

Factsheet: Climate change and human behaviours

There is increasing interest in designing policy interventions to sustain positive individual or societal behaviours and to encourage behaviour change which tackles environmental issues including climate change.

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  • Climate change
  • Socio economic research
Research Note

Ecological implications of oak decline in Great Britain

This Research Note describes the ecological value of Great Britain’s native oaks, as reflected in the biodiversity supported by the trees and ecosystem functions the trees perform.

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  • Climate change
  • Forest management
Research topic

PRAFOR: Probabilistic drought Risk Analysis for FORested landscapes

Probabilistic drought risk analysis

Status: Current

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  • Climate change
Peer reviewed papers

Providing the evidence base to diversify Britain’s forests

Early results of species and provenance trials established in 2012.

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  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
Climate change series

Factsheet: Climate change and forests

How do woodlands and forests affect the climate?

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Forest management