Pupils from Tarland Primary, Aboyne Primary and Kincardine O’ Neil primary schools are proving to be very enthusiastic and capable young scientists. Pupils are recording weather data to support our research in the Tarland and whole Dee catchment. All three schools are hosting a variety of monitoring equipment for air temperature, rainfall, wind speed and […]
What are buffer strips and how can they help?
The Natural Flood Management Approach Natural flood management can be described as: “a suite of techniques that aim to work with natural, hydrological and morphological processes to manage the sources and pathways of flood waters. At the same time natural flood management can improve the quality of our natural and urban environments and provide many […]
The James Hutton Institute’s Managing Catchments and Coasts Theme integrates expertise in soil, biogeochemical, hydrological, ecological sciences and socio-economics to manage the potentially conflicting demands for services across multiple spatial scales. 2011 saw the beginning of the Managing Catchments and Coasts research theme at the James Hutton Institute. This theme, building on the previous interdisciplinary […]
Map of Talking points | Previous Slide | Introduction | The Tarland burn, tributary of the Dee An audio file (WAV format) of the above below is An introduction to our work in the Tarland catchment. The Macaulay Land Use Research Institute, now The James Hutton Institute, has worked in the Tarland catchment since the […]