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Afforestation and mires in Caithness and Sutherland

Daniel R. Eustance

Afforestation and mires in Caithness and Sutherland

a study with particular reference to the human element of the problem.

by Daniel R. Eustance

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ContributionsManchester Polytechnic. Department of Architecture and Landscape.
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Afforestation and mires in Caithness and Sutherland by Daniel R. Eustance Download PDF EPUB FB2

It extends from the coast of Caithness in the east to the foot of the mountain chain which dominates western parts of Sutherland, covering someha in all. The mire systems of the Flow Country occur in a wide variety of forms as well as displaying distinct east-west gradients in their vegetation and surface microtopography.

The afforestation was eventually halted but only after s ha had been planted or was scheduled for planting. Lindsay, R. and Andersen, Roxane Blanket Mires of Caithness and Sutherland, Scotland’s Great Flow Country (UK).

in: Finlayson, C. Max, Milton, G. Randy, Prentice, R. Crawford and Davidson, Nick C. (ed.) The Wetland Author: Richard Lindsay, Roxane Andersen. Blanket Mires of Caithness and Sutherland, Scotland’s Great Flow Country (UK) DOI: /_ In book: The Wetland Book (pp) The afforestation was eventually.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Caithness (Scotland) -- Guidebooks. Sutherland (Scotland) -- Guidebooks.

Scotland -- Caithness. View all subjects; More like this: Similar Items. Blanket Mires of Caithness and Sutherland, Scotland’s Great Flow Country (UK) Lindsay, R. and Andersen, Roxane The Wetland Book: II: Distribution, Description and Conservation Springer Netherlands.

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In Scotland, there are records of Common Ringed Plover breeding on intact blanket bog, particularly in the Flow Country of Caithness and Sutherland (Stroud et al. It is estimated that at. Richard Lindsay, Roxane Andersen, Blanket Mires of Caithness and Sutherland, Scotland’s Great Flow Country (UK), The Wetland Book, /, (), ().

Crossref. The most common native woodland type in Sutherland is typically found on acid, peaty soils on valley sides or at the margins of blanket mires and hillslope and valley-side flushes.

Downy birch is usually the dominant tree, forming a open and often rather decrepit canopy, with a field layer of purple moorgrass and various sphagnum moss species. Contents1 Introduction2 Mosses and Liverworts in Scotland3 What are mosses and liverworts?4 Uses of mosses and liverworts Names5 Why Scotland has so many mosses and liverworts6 The Atlantic woodlands7 The Atlantic heaths Disjunct distributions of liverworts of the Atlantic heaths8 The mountains9 Snow beds – Scotland’s Arctic10 Rivers, springs and flushes11.

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The Flow Country is a large, rolling expanse of peatland and wetland area of Caithness and Sutherland in the North of Scotland. It is the largest expanse of blanket bog in Europe, and covers about 4, km 2 (1, sq mi).

It is an area of deep peat, dotted with bog pools and a very important habitat for wildlife, as well as climate change peat is largely made up of the remains. Richard Lindsay, Roxane Andersen, Blanket Mires of Caithness and Sutherland: Scotland’s Great Flow Country (UK), The Wetland Book, /.

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A crucial element of this project was the development (led by Scottish Natural Heritage) of the ‘Peatlands of Caithness & Sutherland Management Strategy ’. Caithness and Sutherland Historic Sites: See reviews and photos of 10 historic sites in Caithness and Sutherland, Scotland on Tripadvisor.

EISEVIER Forest Ecology and Management 79 () Forest Ecology and Management The Border Mires in Kielder Forest: A review of their ecology and conservation management Roger S.

Smith a, *, Angus G. Lunn b, Malcolm D. Newson Department of Agricultural and Environmental Science, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne NEI 7RU, UK b.

Afforestation can help us cut down on greenhouse gas emissions, and, thus, diminishing the effects of climate change. As a commercial purpose, it improves the production of several species of trees which can be used in the wood industry. Furthermore, companies which develop this process offer numerous job opportunities.

The RSPB is actively involved in the restoration of damaged blanket bog in Caithness and Sutherland. Between October and Septemberthe RSPB led an EU LIFE Nature-funded project focused in the peatlands of Caithness and Sutherland (Conservation of Active Blanket Bog in Scotland and Northern Ireland).

Travel forums for Caithness and Sutherland. Discuss Caithness and Sutherland travel with Tripadvisor travelers. of 4, km2 within the historic counties of Caithness and Sutherland, from the foot of the mountains in the west to the coast in the east.

It is the largest expanse of blanket mire in Europe (Lindsay et al. ) and the largest single terrestrial carbon store in the UK (Chapman et. of Caithness and Sutherland. Whilst it remains one of the least damaged peatland areas in the UK, the Flow Country still bears the imprint of centuries of human activities.

One of the largest disturbances was caused between the s and s when at least km2 (16 %) of the Flow Country peatlands were ploughed and afforested. Caithness and Sutherland was a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from to It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

The constituency was created by merging the constituencies of Caithness and Sutherland and the Dornoch and Wick components of the Wick Burghs constituency.

Forestry in the flows of Caithness and Suther- land. RSPB Conservation Topic Paper, No. Edinburgh. Lavers, C.

& Haines-Young, R. Using models of bird abundance to predict the impact of current land-use and conservation policies in the Flow Country of Caithness and Sutherland, northern Scotland. Biol. Conserv., 75, The geographical coverage of the project is the counties of Caithness and Sutherland in Scotland.

The project is open to both males and females who have a direct lineage back to the above areas on their paternal or maternal side. The project aims to help participants further their genealogical research and explore their 'deep ancestral' origins.

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