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Soil changes under long-term woodland establishment

Investigation of soil development under woodland and the effects on aboveground biodiversity change.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Soil science
Research topic

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
Publication

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
Publication

Publications on soil and water

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

Themes

  • Forest hydrology
  • Soil science
Research topic

Soil sustainability

Research to ensure forest practices do not compromise soil sustainability, and to investigate effects of pollutant deposition and climate change on soil acidification and nutrient supply.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
  • Forest hydrology
  • Soil science
Publication

Publications on woodlands and the environment

Land reclamation and urban greening

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Soil science
  • Ecosystem services