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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...
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.
Assessing the impact of forestry on the freshwater environment
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)
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.
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
Research information notes (RINs)
Out of print research publications from the 1980s and 1990s
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
Publications on soil and water
List of publications about the interactions between forests and their physical and historic environment
Forest Focus Review
Review of EU Forest Focus programme(Regulation (EC) 2152/2003)