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Effects of managing water levels to maintain or enhance ecological diversity within discrete catchments - ecology - BD0204

Description
The main objective is to establish the effectiveness of policies designed to enhance ecological diversity of wetland habitats within Environmentally Sensitive Areas (ESAs) by modelling the implications of water management regimes for ecological diversity and agricultural opportunity within dicrete catchments. Studies are planned in the Upper Thame Triburaries, the Norfolk Broads and the Somerset Levels and Moors ESA.
Objective
The main objective is to establish the effectiveness of policies designed to enhance ecological diversity of wetland habitats within Environmentally Sensitive Areas (E.S.As) by modelling the implications of water management regimes for ecological diversity and agricultural opportunity within dicrete catchments. Studies are planned in the Upper Thame Triburaries, the Norfolk Broads and the Somerset Levels and Moors ESA.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1993

To: 1996

Cost: £123,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Natural Environment Research Council
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Fields of Study
Environmental Stewardship