Woodland measures for meeting Water Framework Directive objectives
An evaluation of the key issues relating to woodland and the Water Framework Directive
Slowing the Flow at Pickering
Project exploring a new approach to flood management by working with nature to try and store more water in the landscape and slow its passage downstream
Forestry and Water Resources
Improving ability to quantify amount of water used by trees through a range of process, field-catchment and modelling studies
Forestry and Natural Flood Management
Current research into the role of forestry in natural flood management
Forestry and Freshwater Ecology
The impact of forestry on the ecological functioning of the freshwater environment
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.
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.
The influence of riparian shade on water temperature in lowland forest streams of southern England
Results from an ongoing study in lowland streams in the New Forest