UK Biochar Research Centre
Charchive Standard Biochars

Hamish Creber

PhD student (E3 DTP)
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Hamish was successful in the 2016-17 round of recruitment to the E3 Doctoral Training Partnership. E3 is stands for "Edinburgh Earth and Environment". It is funded by NERC, based at the University of Edinburgh and led by the School of GeoSciences. Forest Research are a key partner in the project, with Mike Perks (Senior Climate Scientist) as one co-supervisor.

The title for Hamish project was simply "Biochar in Forestry". It is now into Year 2 and field work has started at a Forestry Commission Scotland site near Loch Ness. An update on the context for this study is presented on the project page here.

The BBC visited the field site in November 2018, as part of the Crowd Science episode "Is soil the secret to slowing climate change?". In the programme, Hamish outlines some initial results.

Parallel laboratory and glasshouse experiments will begin in January 2019.

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