Understanding microbial lignin degradation in soil
CENTA - Central England NERC Training Alliance
Prof T Bugg, Prof E M H Wellington
21 January 2019
Project Highlights. Understand microbiology of lignin degradation in soil. Identify novel lignin-degrading bacteria and enzymes. Application to resource recovery from landfill waste.
Microbial methane cycling in Scottish peatlands
Institute of Life and Earth Sciences
Dr J Pratscher, Prof P A Wookey
18 January 2019
Peatlands are one of Scotland’s most important natural assets, cover over 20% of Scotland’s land area, and they are estimated to store around 1,600 Mt of carbon.