The research in this Theme focuses on Scotland’s land-based natural assets of soil, fresh water and biodiversity, and the ecosystem services (including cultural services such as recreation, heritage, spiritual, amenity, and health) which they support. The research to undertaken will use improved understanding of underlying biological and physical processes to inform the prediction of risks and impacts of change on Scotland's natural assets, and develop effective approaches and tools for their policy and management.
The Work Packages within this Theme are:
MRP Theme Co-ordinator
Robin Matthews, James Hutton Institute
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