PhD in Environmental Science: High precision surface exposure dating
Dr R Shanks, Dr D Fabel, Dr T Bradwell
18 January 2019
This project will determine how fast ice caps can melt by analysing the collapse of the ice cap that existed in Scotland about 11600 years ago and disappeared at a time when temperatures rose by 8°C, the same as the temperature rise predicted for the Arctic by 2100.
Carbon dynamics of pre-and post-fire moorlands in upland Britain
Prof P Hughes, Dr B.J. Robroek, Dr J Leyland
4 January 2019
Programme website. http://inspire-dtp.ac.uk. Project Rationale. Peatlands are critical terrestrial carbon (C) stores and may store up to 17% of the global soil carbon stock .