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Pat Cooper

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Environmental and Biochemical Sciences
Environmental and Biochemical Sciences
Research Assistant
+44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)

The James Hutton Institute
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK


Pat is a research assistant with 25 years experience, mainly in Soil Organic Chemistry, Microbiological and Biogeochemistry of Catchment Systems. She has experience of a broad range of Analytical and Microbiological techniques with extensive fieldwork and site management skills.

Current research interests

Current interests include the study of the effect of Long Term Sewage Sludge application to Agricultural Soils on Soil Microbial Activity and the implications for Agricultural Productivity and Long Term Fertility. Another current interest is the analysis of P in buffer strips near rivers.


  • Dawson, L.A.; Towers, W.; Owen, J.; White, D.; Coull, M.C.; Ross, J.M.; Donnelly, D.; Cooper, P. (2010) Soils of the crofts., In: Dawson, L.A., Morrice, J. & Rodway, P. Soils of the Crofts. The James Hutton Institute Publication with Crofting Connections, Aberdeen, 130pp.

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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.