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Environmental Field Course 2

This programme is intended to train students in design of investigations, analysis of data and practical techniques that are regularly used in the environmental science professions.

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Dr Clare Robinson

Research interests: (1) Structure and function of fungal communities in soils and plant litter, (2) Biogeochemistry of Arctic and Antarctic soils, (3) Techniques to characterise the structure and function of the soil microbial community.

Soil, Biology, Geology, Environment, Sustainability, Teaching, Education, Trees, Plants, Biodiversity


Dr Neil Mitchell

In Manchester, Neil is pursuing a range of research on quantifying and modelling seabed morphology in a variety of settings including continental margins and around volcanic islands.

Marine, Geology, Water, Environment, Coasts, Climate change, Climate, Instrumentation, Shipping, Sustainability, Teaching, Education


Dr Stephen Boult

Hydrology and hydrochemistry, is studied at all scales from laboratory simulation where conditions are wholly controlled to field scale where, though uncontrolled, conditions are monitored.  This work has been developed through the founding of a University spin out company Intelisys Ltd, which develops commercial monitoring equipment.

Water, Chemistry, Hydrochemistry, Business, Instrumentation, Monitoring, Carbon, Environment, Climate change, Climate, Networks, Evaluation, Pollution, Governance, Sustainability, Teaching, Education