The Allt a´ Mharcaidh-the UK´s first sub-arctic Environmental Change Network (ECN) site
The first sub-arctic site in the Environmental Change Network (ECN) has been established in the catchment of the Allt a’ Mharcaidh, on the western slopes of the Cairngorm Mountains in Scotland. The ECN is a UK-wide integrated network established to monitor environmental change., by collecting, analysing and interpreting long-term data sets on a number of key physical, biological and chemical variables, which are considered to drive and/or respond to environmental change. There are 54 ECN sites, 12 terrestrial and 42 freshwater, representing a wide range of habitats from uplands to lowlands, and moorland to chalk grassland, along with both large and small rivers and lakes.
© PRUNELLA Publishers
All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in retrieval system or transmitted in any form or by any means, photocopying, elctronic, recording, etc. without the prior written permission of the publisher, PRUNELLA Publishers - RNDr. Marián Janiga, CSc., Vavra Šrobára 1524/6, 03401 Ružomberok, Slovakia, IČO: 30 525 764. Permission requests for creating new collective works, for resale, for advertising or promotional purposes, or for general distribution, should be addressed to the publisher as mentioned in the Slovak Copyright Law. Free submission of an article for publication entails the author(s) irrevocable authorization of the publisher to collect any sums or considerations for copying or reproduction payable by third parties, as mentioned in the Slovak Copyright Law. EV 3492/09.