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influence of vegetation and landuse change on soil development at Uragh, Co. Kerry

Deirdre Cunningham

influence of vegetation and landuse change on soil development at Uragh, Co. Kerry

by Deirdre Cunningham

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Published by University College Dublin in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest soils -- Ireland -- Analysis.,
  • Vegetation dynamics.,
  • Forest dynamics.,
  • Uragh Wood (Ireland)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Deirdre Cunningham.
    ContributionsUniversity College Dublin. Department of Environmental Resource Management.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxv,,115p. :
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21056011M

      Soil formation in Ireland By admin On J Leave a Comment The whole business of agriculture in the countryside is founded upon the soil; for the soil the farmer pays a rent, and upon his skill in making use of its inherent capacity depends the return he gets for his crops. Professor Fraser Mitchell Professor, Botany Professor, Trinity Centre for the Environment Assessment of the impact of past disturbance and prehistoric Pinus sylvestris on vegetation dynamics and soil development in Uragh Wood, S.W. Ireland, The Holocene, 6, , p90 Macaulay Land Use Research Institute Annual Report, Report,

    which the soil has been leached, varying aspect, precipitation and steepness of slope can all contribute to variations in soil features. Soil leaching due to the high level of precipitation ( mm/annum) is a major influence on the vegetation of the area under study. Leaching creates conditions which enables. On the slopes of Cappanawalla, the vegetation changes with altitude, bedrock and soil characteristics, and land use. The eastern slopes, which have little soil cover, harbour the more floristically interesting vegetation. Dryas octopetala is locally abundant above c. m a.s.l. and Empetrum nigrumCited by:

    Impacts of land use change on denitrifying bacteria and nitrous oxide emissions. Abstracts Theo Murphy Scientific Meeting: Nitrous Oxide, the Forgotten Greenhouse Gas, Chicheley, May Long-term impacts of zinc and copper enriched sewage sludge additions on bacterial, archaeal and fungal communities in arable and grassland soilsCited by: Increased understanding of coastal soils is, however, only possible from the purview of specific examples that illustrate soil distribution patterns in terms of sequences based on soil-forming factors of topography (toposequences), time (chronosequences), climate change .


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Influence of vegetation and landuse change on soil development at Uragh, Co. Kerry by Deirdre Cunningham Download PDF EPUB FB2

The relationships between semi-natural oak woodlands and the podzolic nature of their soils were investigated at 14 wooded and nine non-wooded sites l Cited by: Academic Press, London.

Cunningham, D A. The influence of vegetation and landuse change on soil development at Uragh. Kerry. MSc. Thesis (unpublished). University College Dublin.

Gardiner, M.J. and T. Radford. Soil associations of Ireland and their land use potential. An Foras Taluntais Soil Survey Bulletin No.

An Foras Author: Declan J. Little. Two sets of soils, one developed under semi-natural woodland and a second in an adjacent non-wooded site, were studied to elucidate the effects of land-use change on soil development.

Pollen analysis, supported by 14 C dating, was used to reconstruct the vegetation history of the non-wooded site, and to confirm historical documentary evidence Cited by: 6.

Highlights We study the effects of land use/vegetation change on infiltration of Andisols. Under natural conditions Andisols have a high structure stability and infiltration.

These soils are highly susceptible to changes in environmental conditions. Loss of and even change in forest covers leads to the decrease in infiltration values. This change is related in both cases to the drop in soil Cited by: Landscape influence of vegetation and landuse change on soil development at Uragh of topography-soil-vegetation relationship: Influence of land use and land form Article (PDF Available) in Polish Journal of Ecology 60(1) January with Reads.

LANDSCAPE AND URBAN PLANNING ELSEVIER Landscape and Urban Planning 31 () Vegetation and land use change in north-eastern Ireland James Power, Alan Cooper Department ofEnvironmental Studies, University ofUlster, Coleraine BT52 ISA, UK Abstract A survey ofthe vegetation of south County Antrim, UK, originally carried out inwas repeated inin order to assess.

The Influence of Land Use Change on Climate in the Sahel Results from a detailed land use model are used to generate realistic maps of vegetation changes linked to land use. The land use model. Soil and vegetation development during early succession on restored coal wastes: A six-year permanent plot study Article (PDF Available) in Plant and Soil ().

The role of vegetation and soil factors on the biodiversity of two soil dwelling, saprophagous, fly families (Sphaeroceridae and Lonchopteridae) in a heathland ecosystem were investigated.

The fly community is primarily affected by soil humidity and the amount of organic matter while the vegetation structure and species composition only indirectly influence the fly by: Topographically controlled soil moisture is the primary driver of local vegetation patterns across a lowland region JESPER E.

MOESLUND, 1,2,3,5, LARS ARGE,2 PEDER K. BøCHER,1 TOMMY DALGAARD,3 METTE V. O DGAARD,1,3 BETTINA NYGAARD, 4 AND JENS-CHRISTIAN SVENNING 1 1Ecoinformatics & Biodiversity Group, Department of Bioscience, Aarhus University, Ny Munkegade Cited by: extreme conditions which may influence land use or cause damage by soil erosion.

The area surveyed lies between the latitudes of 36 0 15' and 36 0 45' S., and has, in common with most of south- eastern Australia inland from the main mountain range, a warm temperate climate with a maximum rainfall.

Land degradation is one of the major threats to food security and natural resources conservation Zikre watershed.

The objective of the study was to investigate the effects of land use types, management practices and slope classes on soil physico-chemical properties. Results of the experiment indicated highest mean values of total nitrogen (%), organic matter (%) and cation exchange Cited by: Land and Soil.

Soil is a biologically active, complex mixture of weathered minerals, organic matter, organisms, air and water. This mixture supports a range of critical functions such as supporting terrestrial ecosystems and biological diversity, agricultural food production, flood alleviation, water filtration and storage, and carbon capture.

Since the concentration of CO 2 in the soil can be up to 10 times higher than aboveground, the impacts of atmospheric elevated CO 2 on soil fauna are likely to be plant-mediated (i.e.

Soil pH, available phosphorus, percent base saturation, CEC, and exchangeable base cations were higher in the SHaD vegetation community type. In addition to topographic aspect and vegetation community types, topographic positions are also likely to influence the physical and chemical properties of the studied soils of the Bale by: Soil Soil provides the foundation for life in terrestrial ecosystems and is a repository of biodiversity.

Healthy soil gives us food, fibre and timber, and helps ensure clean water and air, and diverse wildlife and landscapes. The interdependency of soil, water and air needs to be recognised in an integrated approach to environmental protection.

Updated daily. Explore all research articles, conference papers, preprints and more on LAND-USE MANAGEMENT. Find methods information, sources, references or. Exclusion has been applied as a main measure for re-vegetation all over the world. This paper, by comparing the results of year-round exclusion, seasonal exclusion, and non-exclusion, quantified the vegetation variations under three different exclusion measures and their correlation to soil factors.

The analysis results for community species component and plant diversity using multi Cited by: 1. The aims were to derive maps of land use and land cover (LULC) in four study sites along a climatic gradient and monitor vegetation using monthly Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) time.

disturbance and prehistoric Pinus sylvestris on vegetation dynamics and soil development in Uragh Wood, SW Ireland. Holocene 6, Ludi, W. () Fragmente zu Waldstudien in Irland. Veroff. geobot. Inst. R bel Z r Magurran, A.E. () Ecological diversity and its measurement.

Princeton University Press, Princeton. Abstract. Archaeology is the study of the human past from its material remains, most of which are made of or found within soils and sediments. Past human actions impact the soil record, as seen through relics of changes in soil characteristics and qualities, changes to sedimentation, and the presence of archaeological features and artefacts preserved within modern soils.

The runoff generated from mountainous regions is recognized as the main water source for inland river basins in arid environments. Thus, the mechanisms by which catchments retain water in soils are to be understood. The water storage capacity of soil depends on its depth and capacity to retain water under gravitational drainage and by: At first everything in Ireland was in the C-horizon and there was little change if lots of clay was present.

North Kerry, Clare and Kilkenny are rich in clay; in Leitrim the drumlins are built of glacial clay till. Movement of water is slow here and leads to waterlogged soil often called gley soil. There is high clay content in this type of soil.