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
RAINFOR: The Amazon Forest Inventory Network Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) 1 January 2000 31 December 2020
Forest Observation System European Space Agency 1 January 2018 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

Past projects

Title Funder Start date End date
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
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