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  QUADRAT DTP: Quantifying carbon accumulation and loss in Russian Arctic peatlands
  Dr D Mauquoy, Dr M Blaauw
Application Deadline: 22 January 2020

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Peatlands in Russia (and North America) are a major terrestrial carbon store and a natural sink for atmospheric CO2 during the Holocene (Charman et al., 2013, holding around 612 gigatonnes of carbon, which represents a larger stock than the worlds live vegetation.
  The influence of biogeochemistry and microbiology on Antarctic ice shelves
  Dr E Bagshaw, Dr A Jungblut, Prof I Hawes, Prof J L Wadham
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Project Background. Predicting the future behaviour of ice shelves is critical for understanding how Antarctica will respond to climate warming.
  Can we develop tools for securing Lawtonian landscape resilience?
  Dr R Corstanje, Prof J Harris
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Lawton (2010) reviewed England’s biodiversity and ecological networks and concluded that biodiversity sites did not comprise a coherent and resilient ecological network, in the face of a changing climate and threats to biodiversity.
  Waking the “dead”: Evolutionary responses of Daphnia spp. to biophysical disruption in tropical lake systems
  Dr D Ryves, Dr L Orsini
Application Deadline: 10 January 2020

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Application details. Reference number. CENTA20-LU11. Start date. 1 October 2020. Closing date. 10 January 2020. Interview date. Week beginning 3 February 2020.
  ONE Planet DTP - Barriers to tree re-establishment in logged tropical rainforests in Borneo
  Prof Y Teh
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Using a quasi-experimental approach and spatial modelling, this project will test the influence of natural and anthropogenic factors on the success of natural forest restoration in an expansive landscape dominated by oil palm production (Northern Borneo).
  ONE Planet DTP - Mainstreaming green infrastructure: how to better use the green belt to address the climate and biodiversity emergencies in North East England . (Ref: OP202063)
  Prof A Scott
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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There is considerable public & policy attention around the optimal use for green belts (GB). This is polarised between those who see GB’s purpose simply as preventing urban sprawl and those who see GB as potential sites to meet housing need through careful and selective GB releases.
  PhD studentship in Urban Ecohydrology
  Dr G Manoli
Application Deadline: 25 December 2019

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Despite the rapid urbanization of our planet and the significance of cities in human societies, our ability to sustainably design urban systems is limited.
  Next-generation model for plant ozone damage: a big step towards smaller uncertainties and more robust climate predictions. PhD in Mathematics (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Prof N Unger
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Prof Nadine Unger, Department of Mathematics, College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Blue carbon and ecosystem functioning in mangroves under pressure. PhD in Geography (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Dr B van Maanen
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Dr Barend van Maanen, Department of Geography, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter.
  Coral reef ecosystem collapse: constraining rates of biological and physical erosion. PhD in Geography (NERC GW4+ DTP)
  Prof CT Perry
Application Deadline: 6 January 2020

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Lead Supervisor. Prof Chris Perry, Department of Geography, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter. Additional Supervisors.
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