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Sand dune machair 3

Sand dune machair 3

report on meeting in the Outer Hebrides, 14-16th July 1978

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Published by Institute of Terrestrial Ecology in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Sand dune ecology -- Scotland -- Congresses.,
    • Pasture ecology -- Scotland -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSand dune machair three.
      Statementedited by D.S. Ranwell.
      ContributionsRanwell, D. S., Institute of Terrestrial Ecology., Machair Group., Machair Meeting (3rd : 1978 : Lochmaddy, Inverness-shire, Scot.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH541.5.S26 S26 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination45 p. :
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3121534M
      ISBN 100904282414
      LC Control Number82232104

      SSSI Guidelines - Chapter 1a Coastlands (coastal saltmarsh, sand dune, machair, shingle, and maritime cliff and slopes, habitats) Marine Terrestrial JNCC Publications UK Biodiversity Coastal and Estuarine Habitats Habitats Directive Saltmarsh Sand dunes Shingle UK Habitats and Species. Description Report, 'Sand Dune Machair 3', Report on meeting in the Outer Hebrides, for the Institute of the Terristrial Ecology, Natural Environment Research Council, Ed. by D.S. Ranwell. Date to

      The machair sand dune systems of the Outer Hebrides of Scotland are a unique habitat, which is rare within both a global and European context. Unusually, the machair habitat also represents an agricultural resource that is very important to the Hebridean people, having been subject to both grazing and cultivation throughout the historical by:   Abstract. Machair is a special type of sand dune occurring as a sandy plain. It is restricted to northwest Scotland and western Ireland. This chapter describes a landscape shaped by natural forces associated with the geology of the islands, glacial history, geographical position, climate and geomorphological by: 1.

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The different states in which the habitat exists both for the. Machair is one of the rarest habitats in Europe, found only in the north and west of Britain and Ireland.

Almost half of the Scottish machair occurs in the Outer Hebrides, with the best and most extensive in the Uists and Barra, and also Tiree.

Machair sand has a high shell content, sometimes 80 or 90%. This helps distinguish it. Machair is a Gaelic word which applies to those areas of ancient sand dune systems mainly in the Hebrides of Scotland, but also in west Ireland, where long dune grasses have been superseded and the topography is essentially a low, plain surface (Ritchie, ).Its.

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Even combining all seven criteria and employing an element of judgement proved inadequate as a means of allocating the more difficult systems to machair or other types of dune grassland. SAND DUNE VEGETATION SURVEY OF SCOTLAND.

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