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Climatology & Climate Change (sustainable agriculture) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

We have 8 Climatology & Climate Change (sustainable agriculture) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Earthworms and sustainable agriculture
  Dr P J Watt
Applications accepted all year round

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Worldwide, soils are in a poor state, through erosion, compaction and the loss of organic carbon, and so it is essential that we manage them in order to maintain the productivity of agricultural land.
  ONE Planet DTP - Developing a methodology to measure and optimise the impacts of climate change on urban building environment (Ref: OP20283)
  Dr Z Qian
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Following the Government heating and energy target guidelines to improved building performance it is important to consider building design and human activities when examining the impact of changing microclimate due to climate change.
  Quantifying the benefits of climate change mitigation for the agricultural sector (WARRENRU20SCIO)
  Prof R Warren, Dr J Price
Application Deadline: 30 January 2020

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The risks associated with global warming have become well known and are synthesized in reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) which inform global and national decision makers who create and influence climate change policy.
  ONE Planet DTP - Geospatial big data analytics for global water security (OP20265)
  Prof J Mills
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Global water security – ensuring a reliable and acceptable quantity and quality of water, and managing water-related risks for all – is foundational to sustainable development.
  ONE Planet DTP - Developing novel geophysical tools to investigate urban plant-water processes.
  Dr R Stirling
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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This PhD aims to improve our understanding of how street vegetation influence soil-water capacity in the built environment through the use of geophysical tomography.
  ONE Planet DTP - Multiple benefits and opportunities from tree planting in the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania (OP20203)
  Dr M Pfeifer
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Sub-Saharan Africa faces tough climate change challenges and high rates of deforestation. It is the only region where human population growth will still be rising by 2080, and rising with it will be demands on land for resources and food production.
  ONE Planet DTP - The potential of endophyte application to manage the crop microbiome for climate resilient and Anthropocene-alligned farming (OP20222)
  Prof N Boonham
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Endophytes within plant tissues can provide mutiple benefits to their hosts, including buffering against climate shocks (e.g. drought, heat stress) or pest and pathogen outbreaks.
  ONE Planet DTP - Urban subsurface change driven by storm water management (OP20259)
  Dr B Thomas
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Alterations in urban hydrology impact changes in the source, timing and rate of flow in a watershed, and can have a large influence on water flow and storage in the system.
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