Modelling the agriculture-deforestation interface in the Brazilian Amazon
Prof D Moran, Dr R de Olivera Silva
10 January 2019
Project Summary. Mathematical and socio-ecological modelling will be used to understand the dynamics of land use change and agricultural intensification and deforestation related to beef cattle and soybean production in Brazil.
Emissions of Greenhouse Gases from Extensive Agriculture in the Indio-Gangetic Plain
Dr H Boesch, Dr H Sembhi
21 January 2019
Agriculture is the world’s second-largest emitter of damaging greenhouse gases (GHG) after the energy sector. The future growth of the global population will result in additional pressures on the agricultural sector to secure food production whilst aiming to reduce GHG emissions.
aqAMR: AMR at the interface of the agricultural and aquatic environments
Dr T Connor, Prof P Kille
17 December 2018
The interface between aquatic systems, agricultural environments involved in livestock farming and human habitation represents, on a microbial ecology level, an interface between microbial populations that are all under different antimicrobial selection pressures.