The Llyn Brianne Observatory was originally set up in 1981 to investigate acid rain.
It continues to make seminal contributions to research on the factors affecting ecological recovery from this major stressor on the environment.
- Pye, M. C., Vaughan, I. P. and Ormerod, S. J. 2012. Episodic acidification affects the breakdown and invertebrate colonisation of oak litter. Freshwater Biology 57(11), pp. 2318-2329. (10.1111/fwb.12007)
- S J Ormerod & I Durance (2009) Restoration and recovery from acidification in upland Welsh streams over 25 years. Journal of Applied Ecology, 46, 164-174