Monthly Archive: September 2015

Erosion in Maize

Grower’s responses to erosion in Maize The River Lugg Catchment is currently failing its water quality targets due to sediment and phosphorus arising from soil erosion, mainly under Maize cropping. Two Cranfield PhD projects are looking at different components of…
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Making Soils Count!

Earlier this week I took a day out of the office to attend what looked like a very interesting networking event in Perth on ‘Making Soils Count’,  organised by Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH). The meeting’s purpose was to take stock and share…
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Lidar becomes Open-Data for England!

If you weren’t already aware, the Environment Agency (EA) recently released their airborne-derived Lidar data as part of Defra’s open data policy, under Open Government Licence (OGL). Lidar, which stands for Light Detection And Ranging, provides high-resolution digital surface models…
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