Factsheet: Peatlands, forestry and climate change

Lead Author: Russell Anderson

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Peer reviewed papers

Peatland afforestation in the UK and consequences for carbon storage

Peatlands are a globally significant store of carbonDuring the second half of the 20th century new planting techniques combined with tax incentives encouraged commercial forestry across large areas of peat…


  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
Research topic

Creating sustainable forested peatlands

A 4-year PhD project on ecosystem services from low-density woods on peatland.

Status: Current


  • Ecosystem services