Workshop Documents

Synthesis Document - Summary for Policy Makers (pdf document available at bottom of page):

Nitrogen Deposition and Natura 2000: Science & practice in determining environmental impacts
Findings of a European Workshop linking scientists, environmental managers and policy makers.

Background Topics (BGD) (documents available at bottom of page):

  • BGD Topic 1: Bill Bealey (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Edinburgh)
  • BGD Topic 2: Clare Whitfield (Joint Nature Conservation Committee, UK)
  • BGD Topic 3: Annika¬† Nordin (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden)
  • BGD Topic 4: Ole Hertel (National Environmental Resarch Institute, Roskilde/University of Aarhus, Denmark)
  • BGD Topic 5: Mark Sutton (Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Edinburgh)

Working Group Topics

Topic 1. Comparison of impact assessment and decision making approaches to determine the N deposition impacts of plans and projects in the context of Habitats Directive Article 6.3 obligations.

Topic 2. Comparison of approaches to assessing and reporting N deposition impacts on conservation status (Habitats Directive Article 17) and discussion of harmonising approaches for future reporting rounds.

Topic 3. New science on the effects of N deposition and concentrations on Natura 2000 sites, including bio-indicators, effects of N-form (e.g., NHx vs NOy), and the relationships between critical thresholds and biodiversity loss.

Topic 4. Approaches to modelling local N deposition and concentrations in the regulatory context of Natura 2000.

Topic 5. Options for future policy development to manage and mitigate the impacts of N deposition effects on the Natura 2000 network.

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