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Carol Taylor

Environmental and Biochemical Sciences
Environmental and Biochemical Sciences
Field/Laboratory Assistant
+44 (0)1224 395164

The James Hutton Institute
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK


BSc Science degree from Aberdeen University.

Current research interests

  • Environmental Change Network: Use of long-term monitoring sites and historical re-sampling strategies in the detection of environmental changes (ECN).
  • Hydrology and Stream Morphology.

Past research

  • Effects of sewage sludge applications to agricultural soils on soil microbial activity and the implications for agricultural productivity and long term soil fertility.
  • A stable isotopic investigation of the processes controlloing lead input to freshwaters from current and past deposition in upland areas.


  • Vinten, A.J.A.; Abel, C.; Watson, H.; Taylor, A. (2009) Lunan monitored priority catchment project., Annual Report 2008.
  • Iannetta, P.P.M.; Jones, C.S.; Stewart, D.; Taylor, M.A.; McNicol, R.J.; Davies, H.V. (1998) Multidisciplinary approaches to improve red raspberry (Rubus idaeus L.) fruit quality., Annual Report of the Scottish Crop Research Institute for 1997/98, pp99-103.

  • Vinten, A.J.A.; Stutter, M.I.; Potts, J.; Watson, H.; Abel, C.; Taylor, C.; Cook, Y. (2010) Assessment of catchment scale efficacy of diffuse pollution mitigation using turbidity probes: a cost-effective approach to monitoring in priority catchments?, Joint SAC/SEPA Biennial Conference 2010, Climate, Water and Soil: Science: Policy and Practice, Edinburgh, 31 March - 1 April 2010.
  • Vinten, A.J.A.; Artz, R.R.E.; Singh, B.K.; Langan, S.J.; Watson, H.; Cook, Y.; Taylor, C.; Abel, C.; Thomas, N.; Reid, E. (2007) Assessing the potential of stream microbial biofilm community analysis to identify impacts of agricultural pollution on water quality., 11th International Conference on Diffuse Pollution and the 1st Joint Meeting of the IWA Diffuse Pollution and Urban Drainage Specialist Groups, Belo Horizonte-MG, 26-31 August 2007.

  • Hewison, R.; Taylor, C. (2014) ECN Soil Solution Chemistry. Monitoring methods for assessing soil moisture and the chemical composition of soil solution at ECN sites across the UK., UK Environmental Change Network (ECN) 20 Year Symposium, Lancaster University, 12-13 May 2014.

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.