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Soil research

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

Chemical and Molecular Ecology funding (Research Page)

Funding for Chemical and Molecular Ecology comes from a variety of sources UK research funders NERC: Indirect and direct effects of genotypic diversity on ecosystem functioning. NERC project. (Andy Taylor, James Hutton Insti ... Read more

Selected Scientific Publications and Patents in Chemical and Molecular Ecology (Research Page)

Scientific Publications Artz, R.R.E.; Donnelly, D.; Cuthbert, A.; Evans, C.; Smart, S.; Reed, M.; Kenter, J.; Clark, J. 2013. Restoration of lowland raised bogs in Scotland: Emissions savings and the implications of a changing c ... Read more

Staff in the Chemical and Molecular Ecology group (Research Page)

Dr Rebekka Artz: ecology and ecosystem functions of peatland ecosystems. Focussing on building decision support tools for peatland management, including restoration opportunities and monitoring of restoration succession of the abo ... Read more

Chemical and Molecular Ecology (Research Page)

The Chemical and Molecular Ecology group uses chemical and molecular methods to answers problems in ecology and sustainable resource use and to understand evolution and ecosystem functioning. ... Read more

A new soil carbon app for Scottish farmers (News)

A free, new soil carbon app has been launched to provide farmers with a quick, cost-effective source of information about the organic matter content of their soil. The app, known as SOCiT (Soil Organic Carbon information), provi ... Read more

Soil Capital (Research Page)

Soils underpin a multitude of ecosystem goods and services that are not only vital to peoples’ livelihoods and Society in general, but also to Earth’s regulating systems. ... Read more

Research areas in the Chemical and Molecular Ecology Group (Research Page)

Soil-Microbial-Environmental Interactions Plant-Mutualist Interactions Plant-Animal Interactions Pathogens and Pollution ... Read more

James Hutton Institute to investigate links between soil degradation and poverty (News)

The James Hutton Institute has won a £1.9 million government-funded research project which will investigate the opportunities in tackling soil degradation to alleviate poverty in rural communities in Africa where millions of ... Read more

Best Soil in Show (Page)

Experts from the James Hutton Institute will be on hand throughout the Royal Highland Show examining the importance of soil health and quality to ensure you are getting the most from your land. Discussing the latest techniques a ... Read more

European Network on Soil Awareness (Event)

The European Network on Soil Awareness held its third meeting at the James Hutton Institute in Aberdeen from 19-20 September 2013. ... Read more

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