the Riverwoods Science Group publish this report, which is a review of the science supporting different benefits of riparian and other river woodland.
Key aims of the evidence report
- To provide a broad indication of the most up-to-date scientific evidence underpinning the environmental benefits that river woods provide for Scotland.
- To present quantified evidence of river woods functionality.
- To classify the strength of the evidence based on the quality of studies to provide a level of confidence in woodland measures for investment purposes.
Audience & beneficiaries
The evidence in this technical science report will be valuable to a range of users including financial investors, businesses, land and river managers, Scottish Government and its agencies. The beneficiaries for specific benefits have been outlined in each benefit section.