The effects of peatland restoration by deforestation on water quality
We are investigating the effects of peatland restoration by deforestation on nutrient and carbon transport to the water environment.
Towards robust projections of European forests under climate change
Improved understanding of climate change projections for European forests – from models to stakeholders.
Mechanical properties of naturally-regenerated Sitka spruce
An investigation into the wood properties and timber potential of naturally-regenerated Sitka spruce; whether left un-thinned or re-spaced to various stocking densities.
Peatland ecosystem services
Monitoring ecosystem services from afforested peatland and the effects of bog restoration and conversion to peatland edge woodland
Strathard: a landscape to live, work and play
This project aims to develop more sustainable and resilient land and water management plans in Strathard by taking an ecosystems approach which considers the wider impacts and benefits of a range of management plans on ecosystem services, the landscape and communities living there.
Forestry and water quality
Our diffuse pollution research area seeks to understand woodland-water interactions to prevent and reduce water pollution within freshwater catchments
Opportunity mapping for targeting grant aid for water benefits
Brief introduction to the targeting of Countryside Stewardship woodland capital grants in England
Climate change impacts on insect pests associated with Sitka spruce
This project is investigating the potential impact that a changing climate may have on the insect pests associated with the UK’s most important and widely planted conifer tree species Sitka spruce.
SilviFuture is a network established to promote and share knowledge about novel forest species across Britain.
Opportunity mapping - woodland creation for water objectives
Opportunity mapping has been developed to help identify these locations and promote more integrated catchment management.