An Overview of the Science Underpinning Forestry on Peatland Habitats
This note provides a brief summary of the key scientific findings underpinning the supplementary guidance, and highlights the remaining scientific uncertainties.
Two primary sources have been drawn upon to provide this summary:
- Forest Research (2010): Understanding the greenhouse gas implications of forestry on peat soils in Scotland
- Morison J.I.L. (2013): Afforested Peatland Restoration. ClimateXChange policy brief