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Land use in the River Spey catchment

Land use in the River Spey catchment

ACLU Symposium no. 1, Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey, 6-8 November 1987

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Published by Aberdeen Centre for Land Use in Aberdeen .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementedited by David Jenkins.
ContributionsJenkins, David, 1926-, Aberdeen Centre for Land Use.
The Physical Object
Pagination254p. :
Number of Pages254
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15348918M
ISBN 100951318802

Printed from /staff/susan-cooksley on 02/04/20 AM. The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change. The River Tay (Scottish Gaelic: Tatha) is the longest river in Scotland and the seventh-longest in the United Kingdom. The Tay originates in western Scotland on the slopes of Ben Lui (Scottish Gaelic: Beinn Laoigh), then flows easterly across the Highlands, through Loch Dochart, Loch Iubhair and Loch Tay, then continues east through Strathtay (see Strath), in the centre of Country: United Kingdom.

In the Tweed catchment of some there has been a change from land which retained water to land from which water drained more rapidly. I don’t know what the figures are for upland drainage and improved grasslands but they are probably similar in the catchments of the Nith, Deveron South Esk and Helmsdale. Set in acres, with wonderful views across the Spey Valley, this five-bedroom property is ideal for large families, fishing parties or whisky aficionados seeking a peaceful base from which to explore the nearby amenities and activities.

The River Nene (/ ˈ n ɛ n / or / ˈ n iː n /: see below) is a river in the east of England that rises from three sources in Northamptonshire. The tidal river is about miles ( km) long, about miles ( km) of which forms the border between Cambridgeshire and is the tenth-longest river in the United Kingdom, and is navigable for 88 miles ( km), from Northampton Country: United Kingdom. The River Spey is one of the most famous and prolific salmon rivers in Scotland. It is one of Scotland’s “big four” salmon rivers, the others being the Dee, Tay and Tweed. The River Spey shares all the attributes of a highland salmon river but just on a larger scale. The Spey is probably the most we Read More.


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Interactions between game management, nature conservation and other land uses, in Land use in the River Spey catchment (D Jenkins: Editor), R Balharry, Aberdeen Centre for Land Use, l The implications for upland management, in Deer, Mountains and Man [Edited: H Rose], J Francis, R (Dick) Balharry, D (Desmond) Thompson, Red Deer.

No not every river IS a catchement. Although, yes every river does have a catchment area. The catchment area is the surrounding land within a watershed in which a single river system drains.

Near Boat of Garten, the Kinchurdy Beat stretches over approximately 3 scenic miles and offers salmon and sea trout fishing for up to six rods on a daily or weekly basis. Here you will find 19 stunning pools, a Ghillie who is happy to impart his local knowledge of the river to ensure the best possible chance of a successful visit for every.

”All At Sea”. Spey vs. Findhorn: Why Land use in the River Spey catchment book salmon stocks in adjacent catchments behave so differently. It is a widely held view that any perceived decline in Atlantic salmon populations is mainly due to issues out at sea, because of supposedly declining marine survival rates, or netting, or other issues.

Aviemore tickets can be obtained from Cairngorm Mountain Sports and Rothiemurchus Fishery Approximately 4 miles of single bank fishing which consistently produces specimen fish. Over the past few years this stretch has produced a lb brown trout and a lb sea trout.

Macopiyo Laban (): Effects of heterogeneous land use/cover types on river channel morphology in the Solo River catchment, Eastern Uganda, Geocarto International, DOI: / Site map of the river Spey catchment with Scotland River Temperature Monitoring Network sites shown as black dots and salmon rivers (where salmon are present or likely present) defined by.

Land Use in the River Spey Catchment. Aberdeen Centre for Land Use. Symposium No 1. Laughton, R. and Smith, G. () The relationship between the date of entry and the estimated spawning position of adult Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) in two major East coast rivers.

In: Priede, I.G. and Swift, S.M. (eds). Land cover change data were derived from interpretation of aerial photographs taken in and for km 2 area of the Cairngorms area, Scotland. These data are compared with qualitative predictions based on the successional models of Miles ( J.

Soil. Sci., 36).The impacts of man are shown to have been of the greatest magnitude, with conifer planting Cited by: Each chapter of the book presents a broadly consistent set of information that characterizes whole catchments or sub-catchments of the larger basins via data on physics, land-use (including protected areas), other human impacts, the number of ecoregions, biological (fish species richness) diversity and socioeconomics (for the largest rivers).

The Allt a’ Mharcaidh is a relatively small river in the north-western Cairngorm mountains and is a tributary of the Spey, joining it at Kincraig via the river Feshie. The catchment (or drainage basin, or watershed) of the Allt a’ Mharcaidh is relatively small (compared to other rivers in the Cairngorms like the Spey or the Dee) but is.

River Spey a view opened up as the bank further up was repaired and a track was made - - jpg × ; 72 KB River Spey at Boat o'Brig - - jpg × ; KBHeritage designation: Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Stutter M.I., Langan S.J. & Demars B.O.L. () River sediments provide a link between catchment pressures and ecological status in a mixed land use Scottish river system. Water Research, 41, The successfully-breeding population was found in one of the tributaries of the River Spey in an area of native woodland by Kieran Leigh-Moy while.

Here are some facts about the River Wye. The River Wye is the UK’s 5th longest river, at almost km long. It flows from Plynlimon in mid Wales, to the Severn Estuary in southwest England.; It forms part of the border between Wales and England for some of its length.; Its source is in the Cambrian Mountains, where legend has it there is a sleeping giant.

The net catch numbers are similar on each river yet today, Spey rod catch is roughly 4x that of the Findhorn. I am making a huge assumption here, not knowing the catchments in any way, that the Spey is a much bigger river with a much larger run of salmon.

The Findhorn net catch prior to was on average 11x greater than the rod catch. The River Tay is the longest river in Scotland; In it’s upper course, the River Tay has a number of different names, including: the River Connonish, the River Fillan and the River Dochart.

The river becomes tidal below Perth. The Tay has several tributaries, including: the Earn, the River Tummel, the Isla and the Almond. In a study was undertaken in the River Spey catchment, north-east Scotland, to estimate the economic impact of recreational rod fisheries for Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), brown and sea trout (S.

trutta), pike (Esox lucius), and non-native rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Thirty-one fishery owners and anglers completed questionnaire surveys on average catches and Cited by: The James Hutton Institute was formed to create a world leading () CATCH: Integrated catchment planning: a handbook for project officers., Macaulay Land Use Research Institute () Active involvement in river basin planning: lessons learnt from the River Spey, Scotland., In: Sustainability in River Basins: A Question of Governance.

Salmon fishing in Scotland. It is easy to see why Scotland is one of the world’s premier Atlantic Salmon fishing destinations. There are a multitude of famous and prolific salmon rivers across the country, which offer some of the finest salmon fishing for even the most discerning of anglers. Flood levels are available for four river flow gauging station sites in the Spey catchment, northern Scotland, for the major floods of and Field survey and Manning's equation were used to estimate peak discharge for each of the historic flood levels, to assist with the assessment of flood frequency.

Standard UK methods encourage the use of historical information, but uptake Cited by: 7.Topics covered in the book include land use, climate, hydrology, biodiversity, and environmental issues, ous Spey, Tay, and Tweed.

In England and Wales, the chapter is the Po River, the catchment of which forms the largest Italian plain and encompasses,24% of Italy. Other Alpine rivers considered are the Adige.The other major but often-forgotten use of this area is water catchment. Most of the main rivers flow south and east into Grampian, rather than north and west into Highland Region.

Grampian has had to cope with high demands for water because of the oil boom and large population influx, and the Cairngorms provide an important part of this supply.