- with the policy challange: Land use
Developing a model to quantify the greenhouse gas emission intensity of Scottish agricultural commodities
Understanding the extent of the different legislative and policy mechanisms for the conservation and management of soil in Scotland, and how they relate to key national institutions.
This report explores the approach known as Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES). It looks at the types of schemes used and how they are variously defined, structured and implemented.
An analysis of the costs and benefits of peatland restoration activities in Scotland.
This project examines new evidence published since the 2010 Forest Research report ‘Understanding the GHG implications of forestry on peat soils in Scotland’
Building resilience across Scotland’s forestry supply chain.
Contingency planning plays an essential role in climate change adaptation for the forestry sector in Scotland.
Soil carbon, or the content of carbon housed within soil, plays a significant role in the release and absorption of...
Methane emissions from livestock are responsible for approximately 50% of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with agriculture in Scotland....
Studies of how to model and use remote sensing to identified peatland drainage.
This evidence assessment looks at the current state of knowledge on the impact of muirburn on peatland and peat soils....