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Andrew Thorburn

Staff picture: Andrew Thorburn
Finance and Corporate Services
IT Services
Web and Database Developer
andrew.thorburn@hutton.ac.uk
+44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)

The James Hutton Institute
Craigiebuckler
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK

 

Andrew Thorburn has worked at the Institute since 1993, as a research assistant in the Socio-Economic Research Group (1993 - 2000) and as the Institute's Webmaster and Spatial Database Manager (2000 - date) in the IT Services group.

Previously he trained as a commercial production forester in Scotland.

Current research interests

Andrew's research focuses on the development of browser based applications to aid the research of the science base.  Andrew also manages the back-end technology which aids in the delivery of Web Mapping Services as part of our INSPIRE obligations.

Bibliography

  • Szubert, J.; Reiff, C.; Thorburn, A.P.; Singh, B.K. (2007) REMA: A computer-based mapping tool for analysis of restriction sites in multiple DNA sequences., Journal of Microbiological Methods, 69, 411-413.
  • Crabtree, J.R.; Chalmers, N.; Thorburn, A.P.; MacDonald, D.; Eiser, D.; Potts, J.; Colman, D. (2001) Economic evaluation of the community woodland supplement., Final Report to the Forestry Commission.
  • Macmillan, D.C.; Smart, T.S.; Thorburn, A.P. (1999) A field experiment involving cash and hypothetical charitable donations., Environmental and Resource Economics, 14, 399-412.
  • Macmillan, D.C.; Smart, T.S.; Thorburn, A.P. (1998) A comparison of real and hypothetical donations when incentives to free ride and over-bid are equivalent across surveys., Paper presented at World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, Venice.
  • Macmillan, D.C.; Smart, T.S.; Thorburn, A.P. (1998) A comparison of real and hypothetical donations when incentives to free ride and over-bid are equivalent across surveys., Paper presented at AES Conference, University of Reading.

  • Crabtree, J.R.; Chalmers, N.; Thorburn, A.P.; MacDonald, D.; Eiser, D.; Potts, J.; Colman, D. (2001) Economic evaluation of the community woodland supplement., Final Report to the Forestry Commission.

  • Macmillan, D.C.; Smart, T.S.; Thorburn, A.P. (1998) A comparison of real and hypothetical donations when incentives to free ride and over-bid are equivalent across surveys., Paper presented at World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists, Venice.
  • Macmillan, D.C.; Smart, T.S.; Thorburn, A.P. (1998) A comparison of real and hypothetical donations when incentives to free ride and over-bid are equivalent across surveys., Paper presented at AES Conference, University of Reading.

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