Plantation forestry impacts on water quality

Williamson, Jennifer. 2022 Plantation forestry impacts on water quality [in special issue: Trees for water: tree and woodland conservation] Wood Wise, Spring 2022. 32-35.

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Following the end of the Second World War, large areas of the UK’s uplands, which at the time were considered to be of low productive value, were planted with conifers. Coinciding with this, over the past 40 years, river and lake water in the UK has been getting browner, particularly in the uplands and areas with peat-dominated soils. Here, we explore the link between the ‘brownification’ of fresh water and plantation forestry.

Item Type: Publication - Article
UKCEH and CEH Sections/Science Areas: Soils and Land Use (Science Area 2017-)
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NORA Subject Terms: Botany
Date made live: 23 Jan 2024 09:38 +0 (UTC)

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