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Malcolm Coull

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Information and Computational Sciences
Information and Computational Sciences
Soil Database/GIS Technician
+44 (0)1224 395143

The James Hutton Institute
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK


Current research interests

After studying Soil Science at Aberdeen University, I joined the Institute in 1993, and have worked on a variety of projects involving soil and/or water - everything from sewage sludge trials to public engagement, with numerous branches along the way. I don't do very much field or lab work now, but spend most of my time in front of a computer, doing a range of things from data analysis to working with Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

I am the assistant Soils Data Manager, responsible for helping to maintain the James Hutton Institute's extensive soil data holdings - the National Soils Database holds information on over 13,000 soil profiles across Scotland. I am also interested in data management and metadata, areas which are being increasingly recognised as important by our funders, as well as colleagues within the research community.


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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.