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Jagadeesh Yeluripati

Staff picture: Jagadeesh Yeluripati
Information and Computational Sciences
Information and Computational Sciences
Senior Scientist (Ecosystem Modelling)
jagadeesh.yeluripati@hutton.ac.uk
+44 (0)1224 395282

The James Hutton Institute
Craigiebuckler
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK

 

I have a background in environmental science and engineering. Over the past 15 years I have been conducting interdisciplinary research on impact of climate change on different production systems especially agriculture systems in several countries. After obtaining a PhD from the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, India, I worked as a post-doctoral fellow at Complex System Research Centre at University of New Hampshire, USA and McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada. In 2007, I joined Institute of Biological and Environmental Sciences, University of Aberdeen, Scotland. In October 2013 I joined as Scientist in Information and computational science group at the James Hutton Institute.

Current research interests

My current research interests focus on interactions between terrestrial ecosystems and the global atmosphere, with a particular focus on soils and their role in global carbon and nitrogen cycling, to understand how the ecology of ecosystems may be shifting in response to global climate change. This work has been conducted across many varied temperate and tropical ecosystems and has contributed directly to a number of international collaborative projects including the, NitroEurope-IP, GHG-Europe, SmartSoil, MACSUR and networks. Like Global Research Alliance in Agriculture Greenhouse gas emissions (GRA), FACE-JPI etc.

Current research focuses on:

  • modelling soil carbon and nitrogen biogeochemistry
  • greenhouse gas fluxes from terrestrial ecosystems
  • climate change impacts and adaptation in agriculture,
  • sustainability of ecosystem services under changing climate
  • land use change and food security.

Current responsibilities: 

External project funding

Current Postdocs :

Current Phd students : 

  • Ms. RUJUTA NALAVADE (University of Aberdeen, 2020-Present) The potential impact of Zero Budget Natural Farming in India on food availability, poverty alleviation and soil degradation
  • Mr. Jake Witherington  (University of Highlands and Islands, 2021 – present) Modelling eco-hydrological feedbacks and resilience in blanket bogs undergoing restoration in the context of climate change

Graduated Phd and MSc Students: 

  • Ms. Khadiza Begum (Aberdeen University, 2018) Assessing the sensitivity of soil carbon dynamics to land management using ecosystem models
  • Ms. Fortune Gomo (University of Dundee, 2019) Supporting better decisions across the nexus of water-energy-food challenges
  • Ms. Valeria Mazzola (University of Aberdeen, 2021) Carbon and greenhouse gas implications of integrated energy security and climate change mitigation options for Scotland
  • Ms. Julia Peraldi (University of Aberdeen, 2016, MSc dissertation) Assessing the carbon balance of windfarms in Scotland            

Bibliography

  • Smith, P.; Albanito, F.; Bell, M.; Bellarby, J.; Blagodatskiy, S.; Datta, A.; Dondini, M.; Fitton, N.; Flynn, H.; Hastings, A.; Hillier, J.; Jones, E.O.; Kuhnert, M.; Nayak, D.R.; Pogson, M.; Richards, M.; Sozanska-Stanton, G.; Wang, S.; Yeluripati, J.B.; Bottoms, E.; Brown, C.; Farmer, J.; Feliciano, D.; Hao, C.; Robertson, A.; Vetter, S.; Man Wong, H.; Smith, J. (2012) Systems approaches in global change and biogeochemistry research., Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, Biological Sciences, 367, 311-21.

  • Sandison, F.; Yeluripati, J. (2023) Life cycle analysis of agriculture commodities and potential towards net zero Deliverable 51 for the Project C21 Towards Carbon Positive Through Improved Farming (TRANSITION), Report submitted to RESAS for the project C2-1 WP5.
  • Sandison, F.; Yeluripati, J. (2023) Assessing Scotland’s crop related food and drink sector Deliverable 211 for RESAS Project B51 REACT, Report submitted to RESAS.
  • Coyle, M.; Cash, J.; Johnson-Marshall, A.; Donaldson-Selby, G.; Yeluripati, J.; Artz, R. (2022) The Scottish GHG Flux Network - Review of site operation and data status - October 2022, Zenodo, 10.5281/zenodo.7386016.
  • Sandison, F.; Stewart, D.; Yeluripati, J. (2021) A comparison of impacts: lettuce production, PAWSA report
  • Baggaley, N.; Britton, A.; Barnes, A.; Buckingham, S.; Holland, J.; Lilly, A.; Pakeman, R.; Rees, B.; Taylor, A.; Yeluripati, J. (2021) Understanding carbon sequestration in upland habitats, Climate x Change Research Report.
  • Neilson, R.; Lilly, A.; Aitkenhead, M.; Artz, R.R.E.; Baggaley, N.; Giles, M.E.; Holland, J.; Loades, K.; Ovando Pol, P.; Rivington, M.; Roberts, M.; Yeluripati, J. (2020) Measuring the vulnerability of Scottish soils to a changing climate., ClimateXChange Report, 42pp.
  • Lilly, A.; Baggaley, N.J.; Yeluripati, J. (2020) A review of the effects of land use and land management changes on soil organic carbon stocks in hill farms., Climate-Positive Farming Reviews, hosted on the Glensaugh Climate-Positive Farm Website, 30pp.
  • Coyle, M.; Khomik, M.; Artz, R.R.E.; Yelaputri, J. (2019) Carbon storage and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from restored peatlands., Project Progress Report, April 2019.
  • Khomik, M.; Perks, M.; Bathgate, S.; Chapman, S.J.; Yeluripati, J.; Morison, J. (2017) Agroforestry in Scotland: potential benefits., Report for CXC (ClimateXChange), December 2017.
  • Waldron, S.; Yeluripati, J.B.; Saunders, M.; Conniff, A.; Chapman, S.J.; Miller, D.G.; Matthews, R.B.; Smith, J.; Govan, S. (2015) The peatland carbon calculator - its use and future potential., CXC Final Report, 14 December 2015, 92pp.
  • Waldron, S.; Yeluripati, J.B.; Saunders, M.; Conniff, A.; Chapman, S.J.; Miller, D.; Matthews, R.B.; Smith, J.; Govan, S. (2015) Use of and priorities for extending the Peatland Carbon Calculator., Draft Report to CxC.

  • Aitkenhead, M.J.; Saunders, M.; Yeluripati, J.B.; Bell, J. (2014) A digital soil mapping neural network approach for peat depth mapping in Scotland., EGU General Assembly, Vienna, Austria, 27 April - 2 May 2014.

  • Coyle, M.; Morrison, R.; Artz, R.R.E.; Yeluripati, J.; Donaldson-Selby, G. (2020) Pre-restoration carbon dioxide exchange and energy balance dynamics in an eroded upland blanket bog peatland, Scotland, UK., EGU General Assembly 2020 Online, 4-8 May 2020. EGU2020-20705. Abstract.
  • Klatt, S.; Zhao, G.; Hoffmann, H.; van Bussel, L.; Enders, A.; Specka, X.; Sosa, C.; Gebbert, S.; Yeluripati, J.B.; Tao, F.; Constantin, J.; Teixeira, E.; Grosz, B.; Nendel, C.; Kiese, R.; Raynal, H.; Dechow, R.; Eckersten, HJ.; Haas, E.; Kuhnert, M.; Lewan, E.; Doro, L.; Bach, M.; Kersebaum, K.C.; Wallach, D.; Gaiser, T.; Ewert, F. (2014) Responses of soil N2O emissions and nitrate leaching on climate input data aggregation: a biogeochemistry model ensemble study., CropM International Symposium and Workshop : Modelling Climate Change Impacts on Crop Production for Food Security, Oslo, Norway, 10-12 February 2014, p80.
  • Zhao, G.; Hoffmann, H.; van Bussel, L.; Enders, A.; Specka, X.; Sosa, C.; Yeluripati, J.B.; Tao, F.; Constantin, J.; Teixeira, E.; Grosz, B.; Nendel, C.; Kiese, R.; Raynal, H.; Eckersten, HJ.; Haas, E.; Kuhnert, M.; Lewan, E.; Bach, M.; Kersebaum, K.C.; Rotter, R.; Wallach, D.; Gaiser, T.; Ewert, F. (2014) Responses of crop’s water use efficiency to weather data aggregation: a crop model ensemble study., CropM International Symposium and Workshop : Modelling Climate Change Impacts on Crop Production for Food Security, Oslo, Norway, 10-12 February 2014.
  • Hoffmann, H.; Zhao, G.; van Bussel, L.; Enders, A.; Specka, X.; Sosa, C.; Yeluripati, J.B.; Tao, F.; Constantin, J.; Teixeira, E.; Grosz, B.; Nendel, C.; Kiese, R.; Raynal, H.; Eckersten, HJ.; Haas, E.; Kuhnert, M.; Lewan, E.; Bach, M.; Kersebaum, K.C.; Rotter, R.; Wallach, D.; Gaiser, T.; Ewert, F. (2014) Effects of climate input data aggregation on modelling regional crop yields., CropM International Symposium and Workshop : Modelling Climate Change Impacts on Crop Production for Food Security, Oslo, Norway, 10-12 February 2014, p46.
  • Ewert, F.; van Bussel, L.; Chao, G.; Hoffmann, H.; Gaiser, T.; Specka, X.; Nendel, C.; Kersebaum, K.C.; Sosa, C.; Lewan, E.; Yeluripati, J.B.; Kuhnert, M.; Tao, F.; Rotter, R.; Constantin, J.; Raynal, H.; Wallach, D.; Teixeira, E.; Grosz, B.; Bach, M.; Doro, L.; Roggero, P.P.; Zhao, Z.; Wang, E.; Kiese, R.; Eckersten, HJ.; Haas, E.; Trombi, G.; Bindi, M.; Klein, C.; Biernath, C.; Heinlein, F.; Cammarano, D.; Asseng, S; Elliott, J.; Glotter, M.; Basso, B.; Baigorria, G.A.; Romero, C.C. (2013) Uncertainties in scaling up crop models for large area climate change impact assessments., Proceedings of ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings on Water, Food, Energy & Innovation for a Sustainable World. Long Beach, California, USA,3-6 November 2013.
  • Gilhespy, S.L.; Anthony, L.M.; Cardenas, D.R.; Chadwick, A.; del Prado, A.; Li, C.; Misselbrook, T.H.; Rees, R.; Salas, W.; Sanz, A.; Smith, P.; Tilston, E.L.; Topps, K.; Vetter, S.H.; Yeluripati, J. (2013) First 20 years of DNDC: Model evolution and GRAMP., 6th International Nitrogen Conference, Kampala, Uganda, 18 November 2013.
  • Yeluripati, J.B. (2013) GRAMP: Global Research Alliance Modelling Platform., Cropland Research Group of Global Research Alliance, Tempe, Florida, USA, 7 November 2013.

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