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Afforestation of upland heaths

J. W. L. Zehetmayr

Afforestation of upland heaths

by J. W. L. Zehetmayr

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Published by HMSO in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Afforestation -- Great Britain,
  • Forests and forestry -- Research -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.W.L. Zehetmayr.
    SeriesForestry Commission bulletin -- no. 32
    ContributionsGreat Britain. Forestry Commission.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD409 .Z450
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 145 p. :
    Number of Pages145
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19196729M

    This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.   Heaths of European importance are widespread habitats in Scotland. Both European dry heaths (dry heaths) and Northern Atlantic wet heaths with Erica tetralix (wet heathland with cross .

    Some of Scotland’s landscapes and habitats are world-class. Our peat bogs and oakwoods are among Europe’s best, and machair is found only here and in Ireland. Landforms and geology. Our rocks, . in the Red Data Book as ‘Rare’ and Cranberry, which is scarce in County Wexford and Carlow. afforestation. erecting or operating a windfarm. • The following practices must not be carried out on .

    This paper aims to present a synthesis of information relating to Mn and land-use in upland Scottish catchments. The land-uses evaluated are conifer afforestation, upland pasture improvement and . upland grassland to productive neutral grassland, from flooded callows to turloughs and dry limestone grasslands. With one of the longest coastlines in Europe, we also have many maritime habitats: .


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Afforestation of upland heaths by J. W. L. Zehetmayr Download PDF EPUB FB2

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated. The upland heaths considered comprise wide stretches of heather-clad land among the hills along the E.

side of Scotland and N. England. They are distinct from the peat-covered lands situated further west, Cited by: The scientific assessment of the land resource and its availability for afforestation is a critical element of Ireland's afforestation programme.

In Chalmers introduced the modern concept of the ancient forest of Caledonia in his book Caledonia. It is at this point in time that two different traditions with regard to Scottish forestry. Beinn a’Ghlo has a similar range of European dry heaths to the Cairngorms and similarly is representative of the upland heaths of the cool and less oceanic north-east of Scotland.

The dry. Lowland Heath is a Biodiversity Action Plan habitat as it is a type of ancient wild landscape. Natural England's Environmental Stewardship scheme describes lowland heath as containing dry heath, wet.

Afforestation of Upland Heaths. By /. Zehetmayr. Forestry Commission Bulletin No. H.M. Stationerv Office, Pp. 17s. This is a compilation from the records of thirty-six years of. Afforestation will also have caused direct habitat loss, and while studies quantifying the impacts on upland birds are lacking, an estimate from south Scotland suggests that curlew pairs Cited by: The analyses were carried out between and in eastern Poland in three areas of high nature value: European dry heaths (Fig.

1), Xeric sand calcareous grasslands (Fig. 2) and. Scottish upland moorland dominated by heather Calluna vulgaris is the primary habitat for red grouse Lagopus lagopus scoticus, and has been declining since the s.

At the same time red grouse. In his book Feral [1], George Monbiot outlines his ideas for the environmental transformation of the British uplands - from open sheep grazed pastures to wooded hillsides. He argues that this will.

Sykes JM, Lowe VPW, Briggs DR () Some effects of afforestation on the flora and fauna of an upland sheepwalk during 12 years after planting. J Appl Ecol – CrossRef Google Scholar. Golden Plover – a distinctive species of open upland by Sindri Skulason via Google Images.

A central justification to Monbiot’s ideas, and the principles of the ‘rewilding’ movement which. The presence of fire in Irish upland and peatland areas is indicated by the area burned annually since (Figure ), when public afforestation programs commenced.

From the s the area. This book provides a timely, interdisciplinary understanding of issues related to agriculture in upland areas and is a nice accompaniment to Bonn et al () (reviewed in Mountain Research and Cited by: 1.

The target rate of afforestation in Ireland over the next 30 years is 20, ha per year, which would result in an increase of the forest cover from the current 10% to 17%. In order to promote sustainable forest management practices, it is essential to know the composition and conservation value of habitats where afforestation.

Biodiversity of the ground-dwelling spider fauna of afforestation habitats. The supplementary plots in the wet heaths supported fewer habitat specialists than the upland and lowland blanket bogs.

Land deterioration in upland Britain Show all authors P.D.S. and Gimingham, C.H. Heather burning and soil erosion on upland heaths in Scotland. Journal of Environmental Author: A.S.

Mather. Abstract. The effects of soil type (an acid peat and 2 acid brown earths) and Frankia source (3 spore-positive crushed nodule inocula and spore-negative crushed nodules containing the single Frankia Cited by: It represents 88% of the habitat surface destructed.

Decrease of dry heaths due to afforestation occupies 3, ha, in patches, assuming a loss of % of this habitat of community interest at the Cited by: 7. Weatherell J () The use of nurse species in the afforestation of upland heaths. Q J For – Google Scholar Whitmore TG () Tropical rain forests of the far by: The original paper by H.M.

Steven, with this title, described the silvicultural characteristics of the main coniferous species then available in British forestry. The use of these introduced conifers was justified Author: D. C. MALCOLM.1. Introduction Upland waters and environmental change.

In his book ‘The End of Nature’, McKibben () evocatively describes the human need to believe that there are still parts of our planet Cited by: