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Publication: Scientific and technical publications

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...

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
  • Ecosystem services
Publication: Scientific and technical publications

Urban Forests in a European Perspective: what can National Forest Inventory tell us?

This pilot project demonstrates that the NFI data, in combinationwith the DEGURBA approach, provides existing data onEuropean urban forests. Now that we know what we have, thereis potential to quantify...

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  • Urban greening
  • Forest management
  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
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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.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Ecosystem services
  • Soil science
  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
  • Forest hydrology
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Canopy throughfall and interception

This page summarises the main findings of the project ‘Investigation of canopy throughfall and interception’, partially funded by the EU’s Forest Focus C funding scheme.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
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Cell wall macromolecules and reaction wood (CEMARE)

This page summarises the results of the ‘Cell wall macromolecules and reaction wood’ (CEMARE) project, funded by the EU’s COST cooperative research programme.

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
  • Genetics
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Compression wood in conifers (Compression Wood)

This page summarises the ‘Compression wood in conifers’ (Compression Wood) project, funded by the EU Fifth Framework Programme (FP5).

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting
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Modelling and forecasting timber yield and quality in Europe (MEFYQUE)

This page summarises output from the ‘Modelling and forecasting timber yield and quality in Europe’ (MEFYQUE) project, funded by the EU’s Fifth Framework Programme (FP5).

Status: Completed

Themes

  • Forest management
  • Measuring, modelling and forecasting