The Soil Microbial Black Box - Does What’s Inside Matter?
Dr M Giles, Dr E Paterson, Prof L Baggs, Dr R Neilson
4 January 2019
A single gram of soil can harbor in the order of 1010 bacteria and up to 52 000 individual species. However, the role of this diversity in regulating soil functions (e.g.
Microbial controls on carbon loss from eroding and restored UK blanket peatland
Molecular Environmental Sciences
Dr C Robinson, Prof J Lloyd, Prof M G Evans
6 February 2019
CASE STUDENTSHIP with Moors for the Future Partnership. The blanket peatlands of the UK are important terrestrial carbon stores but are uniquely eroded because of impacts of industrial pollution, overgrazing, wildfire and climate change (Evans and Warburton, 2011 and Figure 1).