decline of reedswamp in the Norfolk Broadland

causes, consequences and solutions by Caroline E. Crook

Publisher: Broads Authority in Norwich

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StatementCaroline E. Crook, Rosalind R. Boar and Brian Moss ; [Assisted by members of the] School of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia.
SeriesBARS (Broads Authority Research Study) -- 6
ContributionsBoar, Rosalind R., Moss, Brian., University of East Anglia. School of Environmental Sciences.
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Number of Pages132
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Summary 1. The Norfolk Broadland comprises wide river valleys, floored with deep deposits of peat and clay. Over forty mediaeval peat pits (the Broads) became flooded after the fourteenth century and were mostly connected with the rivers by navigation channels.

Between about A.D. and A.D. the valleys supported a diverse wetland ecosystem, partly maintained by deliberate cropping of. losses, by succession, to fen. After the area of reedswamp decreased mainly by rapid succession to fen, and a slower rate of colonization. (3) From onwards there was a dramatic loss of reedswamp.

The area decreased from ha in to in These losses were almost entirely through reversion of reedswamp to open water.

Inthe Rev Richard Lubbock's book "Observations on the Fauna of Norfolk, and more particularly on the District of the Broads" talked of a decline in birds. Inbook Geographical Description of The County of Norfolk concluded that "Norfolk is, generally speaking, a cheap and plentiful county.

The gentry live in a splendid and hospitable manner. The fauna of a Phragmites reedswamp at Alderfen Broad, Norfolk, is described in terms of structure and diversity.

Three transects were laid parallel to the water's edge at 1 m (T1), 10 m (T2) and. After the area of reedswamp decreased mainly by rapid succession to fen, and a slower rate of colonization.

(3) From onwards there was a dramatic loss of reedswamp. The area decreased. The waterways of the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads have for many centuries been used as a method of travel and as a means of transporting goods. Pin-pointing the exact time that boating for pleasure began though is probably an impossible task but, according to Nicholas Everitt in his book “Broadland Sport”, the “water frolics”,or regattas as we now know them, could certainly be.

CONSERVATION PROBLEMS IN THE NORFOLK BROADS AND RIVERS OF EAST ANGLIA, ENGLAND-- PHYTOPLANKTON, BOATS AND THE CAUSES OF TURBIDITY BRIAN MOSS School O] Environmental Sciences, University oJ East Anglia, Norwich, NR4 7T J, Great Britain ABSTRACT The NorJolk Broads and rivers of eastern England (Fig.

1) comprise an area hitherto. Aquat. Bot., Sincethere has been progressive and extensive loss of reedswamp from the margins of a set of small shallow lakes, the Norfolk Broads. This has coincided with the grazing of birds and coypu, increases in disturbance by boats, and the eutrophication of the water.

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The decline of reedswamp in the Norfolk Broadland: causes, consequences and solutions. Report to the Broads Authority, Norwich, U.K. Google Scholar European Environment Agency, The Changing Status of Reedswamp in the Norfolk Broads Published in: Journal of Applied Ecology, April DOI: / Authors: L.

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The Norfolk Broads is an area of rivers, marshes, farmland, villages and wide open stretches of water known as Broads in East and South Norfolk.

Most of the more interesting plants in Broadland are found in the riverside marshes and in the dykes that criss-cross the grazing marshes. Typical plants of the "tall-herb fen" include Common Reed, Meadowsweet, Hemp Agrimony and Purple and Yellow Loosestrifes, with local specialities including Marsh Fern, Cowbane, Greater Water-parsnip, Greater Spearwort, Marsh-pea and the statuesque.

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The civil parish has an area of square kilometres ( sq. miles) and in had a population of in households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the area of the district of Broadland.

The name "Acle" means "oaks lea", that is, a clearing in an oak forest. Norfolk (/ ˈ n ɔːr f ə k /) is a county in East Anglia in borders Lincolnshire to the northwest, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest, and Suffolk to the south.

Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea and to the northwest, The county town is the city of an area of 2, square miles (5, km 2) and a population ofNorfolk is a. Beighton / ˈ b aɪ t ən / is a village and civil parish in the Broadland district of Norfolk, England, about two miles (3 km) South-West of Acle about miles ( km) to covers an area of km 2 ( sq mil) and has a population of in households according to the census.

Today, Beighton incorporates the old parish of Moulton St Mary, and both parishes are. 3) Broadland: () East Suffolk: () Great Yarmouth: () King’s Lynn and West Norfolk: () North Norfolk: 8.West Somerton in Norfolk is a great destination at any time of the year.

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