GIS

The Accidental Soil Scientist!

“The next post in our ‘Your Career in Soil Or Plant Sciences’ segment comes from The James Hutton Institute’s Matt Aitkenhead who talks, humorously, about the many obstacles he had to work around to become successful in his field of…
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Lidar becomes Open-Data for England!

If you weren’t already aware, the Environment Agency (EA) recently released their airborne-derived Lidar data as part of Defra’s open data policy, under Open Government Licence (OGL). Lidar, which stands for Light Detection And Ranging, provides high-resolution digital surface models…
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A catch up from the North!

Its been a while since I last blogged for The Dirt Doctors! Therefore, I thought that I’d give you an update as to what’s been happening in my PhD world. Firstly, I can’t believe that 10 months has passed since I…
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The final hurrah: #EGU15

Firstly, many apologies for the delay in this blog post. Thursday was the day of my presentation, and so I was preparing myself for this and having a couple of celebratory drinks and dinner after it was completed. Then friday came…
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#EGU15 Day 2

After a long nights sleep, I felt somewhat more prepared for the 2nd day of talks at EGU 15. What I learnt from the first day was to admit that you cannot simply see everything. Taking breaks is also a…
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‘Dirt Science’ – BSSS introduction to Soil System Science

The British Society of Soil Science (BSSS) in collaboration with Cranfield University (CU) and the James Hutton Institute (JHI) recently hosted a NERC-funded (Natural Environment Research Council) course for PhD and postdoctoral researchers entitled ‘Dirt Science’. The week-long residential course aimed…
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