Soil carbon and land use in Scotland

RM Rees, S Buckingham, S. J. Chapman, Allan Lilly, Robert Matthews, James Morison, Mike Perks, Elena Vanguelova, Sirwan Yamulki, Jagadeesh B. Yeluripati

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Soil carbon has been identified as a priority issue by the Scottish Government in climate change policy across several areas. There is particular interest in the potential of soils to provide carbon sequestration as a contribution to the annual emissions reductions targets, with links to agriculture, renewable energy and other primary land uses.
Original languageEnglish
Publisher Scotland’s Rural College, James Hutton Institute & Forest Research
Commissioning bodyClimateXChange
Number of pages25
Publication statusPrint publication - Jan 2018

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