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Calculating carbon savings from wind farms on Scottish peat lands: a new approach

This approach was developed to calculate the impact of wind farm developments on the soil carbon stocks held in peats. It provides a transparent and easy to follow method for estimating the impacts of wind farms on the carbon dynamics of peat lands.

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Calculating carbon savings from wind farms on Scottish peat lands: a new approach
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Dali Rani Nayak 1, David Miller 2, Andrew Nolan 2, Pete Smith 1 & Jo Smith 1

1 - Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences, School of Biological Science, University of Aberdeen, Cruickshank Building, St Machar Drive, Aberdeen, AB41 3UU
2 - Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen AB15 8QH

Project funded by the Rural and Environment Research and Analysis Directorate of the Scottish Government, Science Policy and Co-ordination Division.

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and do not necessarily represent those of the Scottish Government or Scottish Ministers

First published June 2008 - ISBN 978 0 7559 7147 3 (Web only publication)

This edition was corrected by the authors in June 2010.

Project funded by the Rural and Environment Research and Analysis Directorate of the Scottish Government, Science Policy and Co-ordination Division.

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and do not necessarily represent those of the Scottish Government or Scottish Ministers


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