Research projects

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Current projects

Title Funder Start date End date
CongoPeat: Past, Present and Future of the Peatlands of the Central Congo Basin NERC 1 September 2018 31 August 2023
TreeMORT: Redefining the carbon sink capacity of global forests: The driving role of tree mortality EU Horizon 2020 1 February 2018 31 January 2023
Understanding the Importance of Liana Dominance for Tropical Forest Health Australian Research Council 1 January 2018 31 December 2022
Transitions to resilience and sustainability through UK dairy systems and supply chain innovation BBSRC 1 January 2018 31 December 2021
Solar treatment of biomass for power generation using carbon slurries in hybrid renewable energy systems (ACERA) Royal Society-DFID 15 June 2016 30 September 2021
E FUNDIA EU Horizon 2020 1 August 2018 31 July 2021
Solar treatment of biomass for power generation Royal Society 15 June 2016 14 June 2021
CCI Biomass European Space Agency 1 June 2018 31 May 2021
Creating Resilient Sustainable Micro-Grids through Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems (CRESUM-HYRES) EPSRC 1 May 2018 30 April 2021
Towards an Indian observatory of tropical forest response to climate change NERC 1 March 2018 28 February 2021
Forest Observation System European Space Agency 1 January 2018 31 December 2020
RAINFOR: The Amazon Forest Inventory Network Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) 1 January 2000 31 December 2020
Carbon Storage in Amazonian Peatlands: Distribution and Dynamics NERC 1 December 2017 30 November 2020
Testing novel isotope approaches to reconstruct past precipitation regimes in the Amazon NERC 1 October 2018 30 September 2020
Facilitating the tropical forest carbon sink: The evolution and function of symbiotic N2 fixation NERC 1 September 2015 31 August 2020
ASICA EU Horizon 2020 1 September 2015 31 August 2020
The Global Methane Budget (MOYA) NERC 1 May 2016 30 April 2020
Impacts of Changes in Land Cover on Ecosystem Function and Climate in Brazil Royal Society 31 March 2018 30 March 2020
SEOSAW: A Socio-Ecological Observatory for the Southern African Woodlands NERC 1 February 2017 31 January 2020
Do past fires explain current carbon dynamics of Amazonian forests? NERC 1 December 2016 30 November 2019

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
TREMOR: Mechanisms and consequences of increasing TREe MORtality in Amazonian rainforests. 1 October 2015 1 September 2019
Nordeste NERC 1 April 2016 31 August 2019
SPARC Global Environment Facility 1 May 2016 31 May 2019
Sustainable gas pathways for Brazil; from microcosm to macrocosm NERC 1 May 2016 30 April 2019
AM-TRAN British Council 1 April 2017 31 March 2019
Determining the Resilience of Logged Dipterocarp Forests to El NiƱo Drought British Council 1 April 2017 31 March 2019
Promoting biodiversity in sustainable oil-palm landscapes for West African smallholders DEFRA - Darwin Initiative 1 April 2016 31 March 2019
MonANPeru: Monitoring Protected Areas in Peru to Increase Forest Resilience to Climate Change. 1 November 2016 1 October 2018
ECOFOR: Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in degraded and recovering Amazonian and Atlantic forests NERC 1 October 2013 30 September 2018
T-FORCES: Tropical Forests in the Changing Earth System European Research Council (ERC) 1 July 2012 30 June 2018
GEM-TRAIT: The Global Ecosystems Monitoring and Trait Study European Research Council (ERC) 1 May 2013 30 April 2018
Towards a Comprehensive Understanding of Changes in the Amazon Hydrological Cycle RCUK 1 January 2015 31 December 2017
The Amazon hydrological cycle: past, present and future NERC 17 January 2014 31 December 2017
History or Ecology? Untangling the Drivers of Diversification in the Tropics. Leverhulme Trust 1 July 2015 1 June 2017
Energy gardens for small-scale farmers in Nepal: Institutions, species and technology ESRC/N8 1 October 2013 31 March 2015