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Harvested Wood Products and Carbon Substitution

This study reviews approaches to accounting for carbon storage and carbon substitution benefits of harvested wood products under existing carbon market standards, and considers how the UK Woodland Carbon Code - which at present covers climate change mitigation benefits of afforestation in terms of carbon sequestration, might be extended.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Ecosystem services
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PRotect Oak Ecosystems (PuRpOsE)

This project is providing understanding of the current and future health threats to native oaks in the UK. It is focussing on Acute Oak Decline (AOD).

Status: Current

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
  • Ecosystem services
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SCALEFORES: Scaling Rules For Ecosystem Service Mapping

We are working with Southampton University and the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology to develop and test novel modelling frameworks to explore the drivers of ecosystem services at different spatial scales in order to predict and map their delivery.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Pests and diseases
  • Socio economic research
  • Urban greening
  • Forest hydrology
  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
  • Ecosystem services
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Carbon accumulation and loss in afforested peatlands

PhD studentship •Quantifying carbon accumulation and loss in afforested peatlands

Status: Current

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
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Putting UK woodland bats on the map

We are working with Bat Conservation Trust to develop and trial a national citizen science field survey scheme and species distribution modelling framework for UK woodland bats.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
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Cultural ecosystem services, values and benefits

cultural ecosystem services, cultural ecosystem benefits, wellbeing benefits, social and environmental justice, green infrastructure, urban forestry, trees and woodlands.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
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New approach for evaluating options for climate change adaptions in forestry - Action Expiration Chart

Evaluation of robust climate change adaptation options for forest planning, management, and policy making using new approach.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Climate change
  • Forest management
  • Ecosystem services
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Woodland Creation and Ecological Networks (WrEN) Project

WrEN is a long-term, large-scale ‘natural experiment’ which is studying the influence of different site and landscape attributes on biodiversity in a chronosequence of secondary woodlands.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
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Shared values of ecosystems

Shared values of ecosystem services, their importance and methods to enable their formation and expression.

Status: Current

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
Research topic

Green Infrastructure - European network

Green Infrastructure - European network. Social environmental and economic benefits of green infrastructure.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services