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Assessing climate risk to Notified Features

Many conservation activities are focussed around what are known as Notified Features. These are the specific features of a site,...

On-farm technologies for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions in Scotland

This report looks at options for reducing the greenhouse gas emissions from Scottish Farms. It analyses a range of options...

Review of the climate implications of land use change

Scotland's Land Use Strategy enables informed decision making about how Scotland can make the most of its land's potential now...

Projecting infection risk to wheat production

Fusarium head blight (FHB) is a major disease of wheat. It’s one of the top food safety concerns associated with...

The WISE peatland tool

A decision support tool summarising the information available at national scale on peatland locations and various condition indicators.

Adaptation of Native Woodlands in Scotland

Native woodland adaptation to climate change has been identified as an area that needs further investigation. ClimateXChange’s work in this...

Adaptive Forest Management and Climate Change – A New Toolkit for Scotland’s Epiphytes

Scotland's nature is important to all aspects of our lives, but it also has some very specialised species that can...

Modelling the risk of specific parasites to UK sheep under predicted climate change

As climate change makes Scottish summers warmer and wetter, livestock farmers will face new or increased threats from diseases and...

Land estates in Scotland: Perceptions of climate change and climate policy Implications for future policy support

Most of Scotland’s rural land – 83% - belongs to private estates. In 2012 half of this land was owned...

Increasing the integration of farming and forestry in Scotland: a summary of recent research

Creating woodland on agricultural land can be a highly effective way of mitigating climate change. However, planting rates over the...

Modelling the carbon abatement costs and potential from perennial energy crops

Biomass could supply 8–11% of the UK’s total primary energy demand by 2020, with the greatest growth in UK domestic...

Workshop on carbon sequestration in grassland

This stakeholder workshop was held in November 2013 to address topics around carbon sequestration in agricultural soils and the potential...