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  Field scale reconstruction of nineteenth century rural land use using first County Series OS maps and parish area books
  Prof N S Walford, Dr D Brown
Applications accepted all year round

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The project will explore agricultural land use change in mid-nineteenth century England, which was a period of relatively high prosperity and stability before the onset of an era of decline and depression from the early 1870s through to the twentieth century.
  Coupled carbon, water and heat fluxes over the global land surface
  Prof K Haines, Dr TL Quaife, Dr D Hemming
Applications accepted all year round

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Simulating changes to the Earth’s energy, water and carbon cycles is a key goal of climate and earth system models.
  Satellite image analysis for monitoring climate change effects on land cover
  Dr S Sharifzadeh
Application Deadline: 1 November 2019

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Coventry University (CU) is inviting applications from suitably-qualified self-funded graduates for a PhD studentship in satellite image analysis domain.
  Novel Approaches to Engaging Land Managers in Monitoring the Impact of Agri-Environment-Climate Schemes
  Dr K Prager, Prof S Redpath
Applications accepted all year round

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Agri-environment-climate schemes (AECS) are a voluntary policy mechanism to incentivise and compensate farmers for undertaking environmental measures as part of their land management.
  Hot stuff? Evaluating the human exposure hazard presented by land contaminated with organic flame retardants
  Prof S J Harrad, Dr M Abdallah
Applications accepted all year round

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Chemical flame retardants (FRs) such as polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and chlorinated organophosphates (e.g. tris (2-chloroisopropyl)phosphate – TCIPP) have been used extensively in a wide range of applications worldwide.
  Impacts of land-use change on tropical biodiversity
  Dr D Edwards
Applications accepted all year round

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Tropical land-use change is a core driver of the global extinction and climate change crises. In the Edwards lab, we use field research, economic assessment and rigorous statistical analyses to determine the impacts of tropical land-use change on biodiversity, carbon stocks and other ecosystem services.
  Rewilding and Natural Flood Management
  Research Group: Earth Surface Science
  Dr G Harvey, Dr A Henshaw, Dr S Clarke
Applications accepted all year round

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Over the last decade, the UK has experienced some of the most significant and extreme flood events of the last 100 years, and predicted changes in precipitation are expected to increase the frequency and costs of flooding.
  Restoring Brazil’s savannas: new techniques to quantify carbon sequestration potential and water use of restoration projects - Geography Department– PhD (Funded)
  Dr L Rowland, Dr T Hill
Application Deadline: 10 October 2019

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The world needs a range of measures to limit carbon dioxide emissions, while meeting rising energy demand. They include the protection and restoration of natural ecosystems such as forests, grasslands and wetlands.
  Social impacts of decision-making processes under wildlife conservation conflicts in Scotland
  Research Group: Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG)
  Dr H Wheeler, Dr N Jones
Applications accepted all year round

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Research Group. Applied Ecology Research Group (AERG), Global Sustainability Institute (GSI). https://www.anglia.ac.uk/science-and-engineering/research/institutes-and-groups/applied-ecology.
  The development, evaluation and monitoring of an optimal housing system in Ireland through a comparative policy analysis
  Dr L Sirr
Application Deadline: 27 September 2019

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Project Description. In its 2018 report, Urban Development Land, Housing and Infrastructure. Fixing Ireland’s Broken System, the National Social and Economic Council of Ireland (NESC) described the Irish housing system as “broken”, also referring to it as.
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