HISTORY

Rivers in time: the past and future of a long-term Observatory

Professor John Stoner, speaking here in the 1980s, explains the origins of the “Llyn Brianne Project” in acid-rain research.  He outlines why the catchments were thought ideal for long-term study. (Video courtesy of Afonydd Cymru)

Cardiff Professor of Applied Biology, Ron Edwards (1930-2007), again filmed in the 1980s, predicted how research at Llyn Brianne could have wider impact. (Video courtesy of Afonydd Cymru)  Professor Steve Ormerod picks up the story today.

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The Llyn Brianne Stream Observatory now and in future.  Dr Isabelle Durance talks about contributions to future sustainability and ecosystem resilience through a major new investigation of ecosystem services. Steve Ormerod envisions how the project will continue to evolve and prosper.