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113 research outcomes, page 4 of 12
  • other research product . 2013
    English
    Country: United Kingdom
  • other research product . 2013
    English
    Authors:
    Tzilivakis, John; Lewis, Kathleen; Green, Andrew; Warner, Douglas; Fialkiewicz, W.; Olearczyk, Dorota; Bordet, Charlotte; Langevin, Brigitte;
    Publisher: European Commission
    Country: United Kingdom

    In 2013 the current Rural Development Programme (RDP) comes to an end and consequently consultations have been initiated to develop the programme post-2013. This presents an opportunity to develop more holistic RDP measures and operations that not only tackle rural issu...

  • other research product . 2013
    English
    Authors:
    Lewis, Kathleen; Green, Andrew; Warner, Douglas; Tzilivakis, John;
    Country: United Kingdom

    The agricultural sector contributes 9% towards total UK greenhouse gas emissions and so may offer significant potential as a sector to help meet national and international emission reduction targets. In order to help farmers manage their emissions and to encourage more ...

  • other research product . 2012
    English
    Authors:
    Rantakari, Miitta; Lehtonen, Aleksi; Linkosalo, Tapio; Tuomi, Mikko; Tamminen, Pekka; Heikkinen, Juha; Liski, Jari; Mäkipää, Raisa; Ilvesniemi, Hannu; Sievänen, Risto;
    Country: United Kingdom

    Forest soils store large amounts of carbon (C), and releases of C from this pool may significantly increase the CO 2 concentration in the atmosphere. Organic matter decomposition in soils has been shown to strongly depend on temperature and soil moisture and is, therefo...

  • other research product . 2012
    English
    Authors:
    Tzilivakis, John; Green, Andrew; Warner, Douglas; McGeevor, Kate; Lewis, Kathleen;
    Country: United Kingdom

    Purpose: The pressure on the food industry and society as a whole to evolve towards more sustainable production and consumption has increased in recent years. There are a number of drivers that can help reduce environmental impacts including legislative instruments, ret...

  • other research product . 2012
    English
    Authors:
    Repo, Anna; Känkänen, Riina; Tuovinen, Juha Pekka; Antikainen, Riina; Tuomi, Mikko; Vanhala, Pekka; Liski, Jari;
    Country: United Kingdom

    Bioenergy from forest residues can be used to avoid fossil carbon emissions, but removing biomass from forests reduces carbon stock sizes and carbon input to litter and soil. The magnitude and longevity of these carbon stock changes determine how effective measures to u...

  • other research product . 2012
    English
    Authors:
    Warner, Douglas; Green, Andrew; Tzilivakis, John; Lewis, Kathleen;
    Country: United Kingdom

    The alteration of land use and management practices under agri-environment schemes may impact agricultural greenhouse gas emissions. Scheme agreements require modifications to, for example, the location of livestock during the winter or stipulate the targeted creation o...

  • other research product . 2011
    English
    Authors:
    Warner, Douglas; Tzilivakis, John; Lewis, Kathleen;
    Publisher: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)
    Country: United Kingdom

    Environmental Stewardship was introduced to build on the already successful Environmentally Sensitive Areas (ESA) scheme and the Countryside Stewardship Scheme (CSS). Although primarily engaged with resource protection such as soil and water and the enhancement of biodi...

  • other research product . 2011
    English
    Authors:
    Thum, T.; Risnen, P.; Sevanto, S.; Tuomi, Mikko; Reick, C.; Vesala, T.; Raddatz, T.; Aalto, T.; Jrvinen, H.; Altimir, N.; ...
    Country: United Kingdom

    The response of soil organic carbon to climate change might lead to significant feedbacks affecting global warming. This response can be studied by coupled climate-carbon cycle models but so far the description of soil organic carbon cycle in these models has been quite...

  • other research product . 2011
    English
    Authors:
    Tzilivakis, J.; Lewis, Kathleen; Green, A.; Warner, D.;
    Country: United Kingdom

    There are a wide range of techniques that can be used for evaluating environmental impacts of agriculture, but they have not previously been used to identify the contribution individual farming activities make toward environmental outcomes or for prioritising activities...

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