Soil Surveys, Environmental Assessment & Land Management

Case Studies

In early 2016 LRA were awarded a contract to conduct a soil survey on the agricultural areas of the site in order to inform the final site design and planting scheme. Soils were investigated using the ‘free survey’ method to classify the soils at…
Land Research Associates were awarded the tenders for four FC Districts: Dumfries and Borders, Galloway, Scottish Lowlands and Cowal & Trossachs - a total survey area of more than 6,000 ha.
A 49 MW solar farm planned across 78 ha of agricultural land on the Hampshire Downs had met with considerable opposition from local residents. With the government restating its aim in early 2015 to direct solar farms away from the best and most…
In order to assist with the allocation of land for housing and employment and to meet the requirements of paragraph 112 of the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), Maidstone Borough Council needed to assess the impact on “best and most…
LRA’s director Malcolm Reeve was asked to produce a reconnaissance soil map of 132 km2 of degraded tropical forest and shifting cultivation land as part of a pre-feasibility soil geochemical study for the mining project.