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Impacts of volcanic ash originating from the April 2010 eruption in Eyjafjallajökull (Iceland) on the natural resources of Scotland

  title={Impacts of volcanic ash originating from the April 2010 eruption in Eyjafjallaj{\"o}kull (Iceland) on the natural resources of Scotland},
  author={J. Dawson and Evelyne Delbos and R. Hough and D. Lumsdon and B. Mayes},
  • J. Dawson, Evelyne Delbos, +2 authors B. Mayes
  • Published 2010
  • Geology
  • Executive Summary The fall out of volcanic ash from the eruption of the Icelandic volcano Eyjafjallajökull caused significant travel disruption and raised concerns about the potential impacts on Scottish natural resources. This report provides an evaluation of these potential impacts on 3 main resource areas: (i) pastures and livestock; (ii) soils and (iii) surface water. This is based on current scientific opinion as well as post-eruption data collected from long-term monitoring sites. This… CONTINUE READING
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