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Clare Cameron

Staff picture: Clare Cameron
Ecological Sciences
Ecological Sciences
Research Assistant
+44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)

The James Hutton Institute
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK


Clare joined the Institute in 1992 as a research assistant in Soil Microbiology.  She has experience in a range of soil microbial and molecular techniques including PLFA, MicroResp™, DGGE and TRFLP, as well as statistical analysis. Clare has many years experience with the development of MicroResp™ and is responsible for the commercial side of this project. 

Current research interests

Her current research involves the use of biological indicators for assessing soil health and is part of the team analysing the National Soils Inventory for Scotland (NSIS).


  • Mitchell, R.J.; Lilly, A.; Bell, J.S.; Cameron, C.; Donald, C.; Fielding, D.; Green, G.; Hewison, R.H.; McIntyre, S.; Newman, G.: Nolan, A.; Owen, J.; Smith, D.; Sturgeon, F.; Thompson, C.; Towers, W.; Williams E. (2014) Ecosystem effects of long-term herbivore exclusion., SNH Contract Report.
  • Ritz, K.; Harris, H.; Pawlett, M.; Cameron, C.; Black, H.I.J. (2011) Climate change impacts on soil biota - development of a resistance and resilience assay., Final Report to Defra CTE0825.
  • Campbell, C.D.; Cameron, C.M.; Smith, A. (2004) Biodegradation of hydrocarbons in two oilfield waste drill cuttings., BP under MRCS Contract 274 - follow up to MRC242. Confidential Report.
  • Campbell, C.D.; Cameron, C.M. (2003) Testing the efficacy of proprietary amendments designed to enhance the degradation of hydrocarbons in oilfield waste drill cuttings., MRC242 - BP. Confidential Report.
  • Campbell, C.D.; Paton, G.I.; Towers, W.; Paterson, E.; Dawson, J.J.C.; Cameron, C.M.; Coull, M.C.; Christie, P. (2001) A biological classification scheme to assess the sensitivity of Scottish and Northern Ireland soils to heavy metals., Technical Report SR(00) 09 to SNIFFER, Edinburgh, June 2001.

Scientific posters/conferences

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