The Environmental Change Network at Alice Holt Research Forest
The Environmental Change Network (ECN) was established in 1992 to provide a framework for monitoring the effects of a range of environmental drivers on freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems. The Alice...
Holocene carbon accumulation in the peatlands of northern Scotland
Holocene carbon accumulation in the peatlands of northern Scotland J. L. Ratcliffe, R. J. Payne, T. J. Sloan, B. Smith, S. Waldron, D. Mauquoy, A. Newton, A. R. Anderson, A. Henderson and R. Andersen...
Peatland afforestation in the UK and consequences for carbon storage
Peatland afforestation in the UK and consequences for carbon storage T. J. Sloan, R. J. Payne, A. R. Anderson, C. Bain, S. Chapman, N. Cowie, P. Gilbert, R. Lindsay, D. Mauquoy9 A. J. Newton...
Story Map - harnessing the power of maps
Chloe Bellamy and Andrew Rattey of Forest Research talk about their experience of using a new visualisation tool to aid community engagement. The Strathard Initiative is a collaborative project that...
Niches for Species, a multi-species model to guide woodland management, Forestry Commission Research Note FCRN035.
Summary To protect biodiversity in the face of environmental change, there is a need to designate and manage areas of habitat for rare and threatened species. However, to identify the...
NHS Greenspace in Scotland
NHS Greenspace in Scotland is being developed through a series of demonstration projects at different hospital sites. Staff, patients, visitors and local communities are the beneficiaries of improvements to NHS Greenspace.
Encouraging biodiversity at multiple scales in support of resilient woodlands. Forestry Commission Research Note FCRN 033.
Woodland ecosystems are integral to our health, well-being, security and economy, but they face a number of pressures including climate change, land-use intensification, and emerging pests and diseases. This Research...
Exploring land manager views of payments for ecosystem services, networks and learning
Research exploring evidence for land manager perceptions and understandings of the concept of payments for ecosystem services, the use of formal and informal networks and the ways in which land managers learn from others.
EcoServ-GIS: a toolkit for mapping ecosystem services
Background EcoServ-GIS is a toolkit to map ecosystem services at a county and region scale. The toolkitgenerates maps illustrating the need for each service as well as the capacity for...
Land Use and Ecosystem Services
The research aims to increase our understanding of how woodlands and wooded landscapes provide a diverse range of ecosystem services (ES), and to help policymakers, forest managers and planners understand and assess how the specific placement and management of woodlands affects ES delivery at various scales.