- with the policy challange: Land use
A possible method for estimating floodplain loss and corresponding flood risk impacts.
Different animals emit different levels of greenhouse gases. This report pulls together the current evidence for different types, size and breeds of cattle in Scotland.
Developing a robust method for generating intensity data for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions on Scottish farms.
This report summarises the extent certain agricultural practice changes in Scotland are (or could be) recognised in the smart inventory.
This report examines how Scotland’s agricultural soils might sequester carbon as part of an overall approach to mitigate against, and adapt to, climate change.
This briefing draws together the results of several projects that examined how the peatland responds when trees are removed from former conifer plantations on deep peat and the drainage channels are blocked.
An assessment of the impact of the 2018 summer heatwave on private water supplies in Scotland.
This report looks at this future risk of water scarcity in Scotland, and the link between water scarcity and land use options.
This report is a comparative analysis of farm-based carbon audits. It draws together evidence on the effectiveness of existing tools deployed in the UK, Europe and the wider world.
This report collates the current state of confident knowledge for Scotland – what we know, what we don’t know and what is under active debate.
This report identifies the potential benefits of increasing the use of agroforestry practice in Scotland to both farmers and wider society and aims to support wider discussion and implementation.