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Land Systems Research Team (Research Page)

The Land Systems Team are a group of researchers within the Information and Computational Sciences group of the James Hutton Institute. Historically the team were involved in the development of farm-scale land use decision support ... Read more

Tay Estuary Forum 2014 conference (Event)

The 17th annual conference of the Tay Estuary Forum will focus on Creative Coasts when it is held at the West Park Conference Centre in Dundee on 4 April 2014. Some of the subjects featured at the conference will be: ... Read more

Carbohydrates in health: friends or foes? (Event)

Carbohydrates, which represent the main source of dietary energy, can potentially affect human health and the risk of chronic disease. The aim of the Nutrition Society Summer Meeting 2014 is to explore the contribution of cereals, ... Read more

SSCR Potato Winter Meeting (Event)

The Scottish Society for Crop Research (SSCR) Potato Sub-committee will hold its Winter Meeting at the James Hutton Institute in Dundee. Basis points have been applied for and will be available to attendees on the day. Programme ... Read more

Measures for greenhouse gas mitigation in agriculture (Event)

This meeting organised by the Society of Chemical Industry will examine the competing pressures of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the agricultural sector while ensuring food security. Measures for Greenhouse Gas Miti ... Read more

A multi-scale and co-ordinated disciplinary approach for sustainable agriculture (Event)

Professor Johan Six from ETH Zürich will give this seminar "A multi-scale and co-ordinated disciplinary approach for sustainable agriculture" which has been organised by the Scottish Food Security Alliance - Crops. ... Read more

What will happen to the reindeer as the planet warms? (News)

Work to help monitor the impact of climate change on the Arctic reindeer population by Professor Steve Albon of the James Hutton Institute is featured in the March issue of the Smithsonian magazine. The article "As the Planet ... Read more

Exploring low-carbon transitions by means of model integration (Event)

This seminar "Exploring low-carbon transitions by means of model integration" will be given by Associate Professor Alexey Voinov from the University of Twente, the Netherlands, at the James Hutton Institute in Aberd ... Read more

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