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Items related to Soil Research - soil microbiology and biology, soil science, molecular biology, mineralogy and plant physiology.

Scenarios and land use futures (Research Page)

Environmental, economic and social issues associated with agriculture are often fundamental for rural prosperity and sustainability, with consequent implications for any debate about future land use. A key to supporting the planni ... Read more

Realising Land's Potential stakeholder engagement events (Research Page)

Stakeholder engagement events relating to theme topics Health and wellbeing conferences and workshops Date Title Theme role Venue 25 November 2013 ... Read more

Natural resource datasets and databases (Research Page)

Soil mapping ... Read more

ALTER: Alternative Carbon Investments in Ecosystems for Poverty Alleviation (Project)

This project is co-funded by the Department for International Development (DFID), NERC & the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) under the ESPA programme and will run from 2013-2019. ... Read more

New website for Scotland's soils launched (News)

A new website, which brings together information on one of Scotland’s most valuable natural assets, has gone live. The website is the result of a collaboration between the Scottish Government, the James Hutton Institute, SEP ... Read more

World Soil Day: celebrating life (News)

It’s simple: no soil means no life. Human life without soils is impossible to imagine as human wellbeing depends on its capacities and functions. On World Soil Day 2013 researchers at the James Hutton Institute are highlight ... Read more

DNA fingerprinting for soils might soon help catch criminals (News)

In certain criminal cases, soil, mud or vegetation on, or from, a vehicle or foot, clothing or implements may provide the clue that could point to a particular search location. ... Read more

Dundee Flower and Food Festival 2013 (Event)

The James Hutton Institute will be joined by colleagues from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and the Wellcome Trust as they invite members of the public to 'Know your soil'  at the annual Dundee Flower and Food Fes ... Read more

Fyvie farm in Aberdeenshire has the Best Soil in Show (News)

After closely examining samples from different areas of the country, soil scientists from the James Hutton Institute has awarded the Best Soil in Show at the Royal Highland Show 2013. A sample from Fyvie in Aberdeenshire, submitte ... Read more

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