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The Level II network is a valuable platform for atmospheric pollution research, and related environmental and biological projects.
The Centre for Forestry and Climate Change of Forest Research is engaged in a range of central and supporting studies of forest ecosystem functioning using Level II data.
Some examples of studies involving the use of Level II data are cited below.
|Dissolved organic carbon in soil solution
|Coalburn, Grizedale, Llyn Brianne, Savernake, Lady Bower, Thetford, Tummel
Evaluation of the use of commercial tree nurseries to monitor visible ozone injury and assess exceedance of the ozone critical load at Level 1:
|Improving methodologies for measuring stem-flow in forest plots
|Investigation of canopy throughfall and interception
|Linking defoliation by Tortrix with tree growth and tree nutrient status
|Ectomycorrhizal fungal communities
|Rannoch, Lady Bower, Thetford
|Monitoring canopy exposure to ozone
|Alice Holt/Straits, Grizedale, Thetford
|Sampling soil in forests: accounting for spatial variation
|Coalburn, Rannoch, Savernake
|Straits flux station
|Soil mineral weathering rates
|Alice Holt/Straits, Coalburn, Grizedale
Llyn Brianne, Loch Awe, Rannoch, Savernake, Lady Bower, Thetford, Tummel
|Woodland burial studies
|Environmental change network
|Further development and implementation of an EU-level forest monitoring system (FutMon)
|Alice Holt/Straits, Llyn Brianne, Micheldever, Rannoch, Rogate, Lady Bower, Thetford
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