Research Projects

The Forest Ecology Research Group at UCC has a number of research projects.

  • BIOFOREST - Biodiversity in Irish plantation forests
  • PLANFORBIO - Planning and management tools for biodiversity in a range of Irish forests
  • FORWATER - Forest and water programme of measures and standards
  • BIOCHANGE - Biodiversity and environmental change: An integrated study encompassing a range of scales, taxa and habitats
  • BALRATH 2007 - The breeding bird community of Balrath Wood, County Meath
  • HYDROFOR - Assessment of the impacts of forest operations on the ecological quality of water
  • DEFORMAP - Deforestation mapping and estimation in Ireland
  • WINDHARRIER - Investigation of the interactions between Hen Harriers and wind turbines
  • FORDEER - The use of forests by deer in Ireland
  • ADAPT - Avian diversity and afforestation planning tools
  • SHINE - Supporting Hen Harriers in novel environments


Forest Ecology

Dept. of Zoology, Ecology & Plant Science, University College Cork, Distillery Fields, North Mall, Cork