Research and analysis

Potential impacts of climate change on river water quality

Model-based research to show potential impacts of climate change on river water quality and ecology in five UK river systems.

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Potential impacts of climate change on river water quality

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This research used four climate scenarios over three time periods to test the potential impacts of climate change on phosphorus, nitrate, ammonia, sediments and aquatic plant ecology.

Published 1 May 2008