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Theme: Protecting & Enhancing Peat Soils & the Habitats

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SP0572: Ecosystem Services of Peat - Phase 1
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2009, Cost £103,478
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SP0573: Basis of the UK BAP target for the reduction in use of peat in horticulture
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2008 To 2009, Cost £29,557
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SP0574: A literature review of evidence on emissions of methane in peatlands
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2009, Cost £25,014
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SP0577: Costs to the horticultural sector of meeting the UKBAP target on peat use in horticulture
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2009 To 2009, Cost £60,000
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SP1201: Designing a Programme to Address Evidence Gaps in GHG and Carbon Flux from UK Peatlands
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From 2010 To 2010, Cost £10,000
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SP1202: Investigation of peatland restoration (grip blocking) techniques to achieve best outcomes for methane and greenhouse gas emissions / balance
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2010 To 2015, Cost £1,130,606
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SP1205: Greenhouse gas emissions associated with non gaseous losses of carbon - fate of particulate and dissolved carbon
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From 2010 To 2013, Cost £299,988
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SP1206: Review of growing media use and dominant materials (peat and alternatives) in other countries (European and international)
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From 2010 To 2010, Cost £33,938
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SP1208: Development of options to detect and measure the peat content of a bag of growing media
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From 2011 To 2012, Cost £78,644
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SP1210: Lowland peatland systems in England and Wales – evaluating greenhouse gas fluxes and carbon balances
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From 2011 To 2016, Cost £1,849,236
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