Quantifying environmental effects of Short Rotation Coppice (SRC) on biodiversity, soil and water

Jan 2011

This report was prepared as a joint effort by the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institute (vTI), University of Rostock, Chalmers University of Technology, Georg-August University of Goettingen, University of Applied Sciences Eberswalde, Biop Institut and Buro for Applied Landscape Ecology and Scenario Analysis. The report addresses environmental effects of short rotation coppice production. The purpose of the report was to produce an unbiased, authoritative statement on this topic based on a review of relevant scientific literature.