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Scottish scientists study a “Planet Under Pressure” (News)

The Chief Executive of the James Hutton Institute, and several senior scientists on his team, are heading to London shortly to take part in the Planet Under Pressure conference which gets underway at the new International Conventi ... Read more

Soil treatments and field site (Research Page)

The LTSE field site at Hartwood is a dedicated site and is fenced off to prevent disturbance by grazing livestock. The topsoil, typical of that found in the agricultural land in Scotland is a medium textured sandy clay loam consis ... Read more

ESMART: web tools and apps for the Scottish environment (Research Page)

E-SMART: Environmental Sensing for Monitoring and Advising in Real-Time ... Read more

Clifton Bain, Director of IUCN Peatland Programme (Event)

Clifton Bain, Director of IUCN Peatland Programme will deliver this seminar entitled "A damaged bog is more than a little inconvenient". ... Read more

Professor Jos Milner, Hedmark University College, Norway (Event)

Jos Milner, Faculty of Forestry and Wildlife Management, Hedmark University College, Norway, will deliver this seminar entitled "Supplementary feeding in Norwegian moose populations - wildlife management or sustainable meat p ... Read more

Professor Mark Tester, University of Adelaide (Event)

Professor Mark Tester of the Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics at the University of Adelaide will deliver this seminar entitled "Understanding and engineering salinity tolerance in crop plants". Genetics a ... Read more

James Hutton Institute Open Day 2012 (Event)

The first James Hutton Institute Open Day will be held at our Dundee site this summer when we look forward to welcoming visitors of all ages to find out more about our work. There will be a wide range of exhibitions and hands-on ... Read more

Types of analysis done at the LTSE (Research Page)

Measurement type Property of characteristic measured Chemical Total Zn, Cu, Cd, Ni, Pb Extractable Zn, Cu, Cd, Ni, Pb Mineral N Total N Organic C and N Biological ... Read more

People and contacts of the LTSE (Research Page)

For further information about the project partners please contact: ... Read more

Acknowledgements for the LTSE (Research Page)

The LTSE project was undertaken by ADAS, Rothamsted Research and the Water Research Centre (WRc) in England and Wales and, by the James Hutton Institute and Scottish Agricultural College (SAC) (Auchincruive) in Scotland.  The ... Read more

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