Habitats: Farmland & soil


Flora locale training and other events

If you would like to suggest a new training event for this topic then please let us know.

Flora locale publications, guidance & documents on this website

Carbon accounting tools   (Compiled by Flora locale)
Food, farming and conservation - issues overview   Introductory slides to seminar (Sue Everett, Flora locale, 2009)
Grazing and carbon   Info on the role of livestock, grazing and carbon

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Case Studies on Flora locale's website

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Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative was launched in September 2011 and is open to all those interested in developing a coherent platform for promoting the translation of expert knowledge on soil biodiversity into environmental policy and sustainable land management for the protection and enhancement of ecosystem services.Soil biodiversity programme: Biological diversity and ecosystem function in soil (Natural Environment Research Council)
Soil biodiversity European Commission Joint Research Centre
Soil biodiversity: Function, threats and tools (European Commission, 2010)
Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative The
Soil biodiversity (Wikipedia)
Soil microbiology analysis (Laverstoke Park Farm) This biodynamic farm is pioneering research and analysis of soil biodiversity and the development of compost teas for use in crop protection.
Hydrology of Soil Types: a hydrologically-based classification of the soils of the United Kingdom (Institute of Hdrology Report 126, 1995) on the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology website
2015 is the United Nations International Year of Soils
Dr Elaine Ingham's website Contains info and case studies of soil restoration; Dr Ingham focuses on restoring soil by understanding its biology and recovering it's biological productivity.
Soil carbon map and dataset on Scottish Natural Heritage website. Also includes land capability info.
Soil maps for Scotland
Soil maps for UK On the Land Information System portal
MySoil App British Geological Survey

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