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Valuing flood regulation services of existing forest cover to inform natural capital accounts

Background Forests are recognised to reduce flood flows, although the issue is complex and continues to be explored. While the processes of how trees affect the generation and conveyance of...

Themes

  • Forest hydrology
  • Socio economic research
Research topic

Land management in lowland catchments for integrated flood risk reduction

The LANDWISE project is a collaboration of academics, policy makers and practitioners to investigate the impact of land use and management on flood risk in the Upper Thames catchment. It will quantify through measurement and modelling by how much, where and how the flood risk benefits can be up-scaled from local to river basin level.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Forest hydrology
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Forest hydrology

Assessing the impact of forestry on the freshwater environment

Status: Current

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Forest hydrology
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Payments for Ecosystem Services (Forest for water)

The aim of the PESFOR-W COST Action is to synthesize knowledge, provide guidance and encourage collaborative research to improve Europe’s capacity to use Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES)

Status: Current

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
  • Forest hydrology
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A Strategic Assessment of the Afforested Peat Resource in Wales

This report assesses the distribution of Welsh peatlands and gives an overview of the likely impacts of peat forming factors and afforested peatland restoration. National and field based assessment schemes are developed for the assessment of afforested peatland in Wales viable for restoration, as well as a national GIS assessment identifying potential restoration areas in Wales. Field-based assessment are testing by ground truthing a number of sites in Wales and relative costs of afforested peat restoration are provided.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Forest hydrology
  • Soil science
  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
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Monographs

The Forest Research Monograph series provides in-depth details on particular subjects for those interested in the background work as well as the headline results. They can be on any topic that our researchers are working on and will build-up to provide a useful resource of material covering a wide range of topics. The Monographs have gone through a rigorous in-house review procedure before being published as PDFs and given an ISBN number

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Forest hydrology
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Research information notes (RINs)

Out of print research publications from the 1980s and 1990s

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
  • Ecosystem services
  • Socio economic research
  • Urban greening
  • Forest hydrology
  • Soil science
  • Genetics
  • Tree breeding
Research topic

Slowing the Flow at Pickering

Project exploring a new approach to flood management by working with nature to try and store more water in the landscape and slow its passage downstream

Status: Current

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
  • Forest hydrology
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Publications on soil and water

List of publications about the interactions between forests and their physical and historic environment

Themes

  • Forest hydrology
  • Soil science
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Forest Focus Review

Review of EU Forest Focus programme(Regulation (EC) 2152/2003)

Themes

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