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2018 PhD Studentships

PhD Studentships - application deadline for these projects closed on the 22nd January 2018

Reconstruction of glacial-interglacial monsoon hydroclimate variability (OU1)

Response of meadow species assemblages along a hydrological gradient and impacts on the movement and fate of carbon in the plant-soil system (OU2)

Enrichment of critical elements in granites: melting process or protolith? (OU3)

Organic Geochemical Reconstructions of the Indian Summer Monsoon (OU4)

History of vegetation and aridity: linking climate, tectonics and monsoon evolution (OU5)

Microplastic Contamination: Environmental Impact in Terrestrial Ecosystems (OU6)

Completing the siliceous ecology puzzle: can we fill in the missing piece of wood? (OU7)

Methane and N2O fluxes in temperate forests: reconciling scales and source-sink attribution of powerful greenhouse gases at high temporal resolution (CASE) (OU8)

Geological drivers of the Asian monsoon (OU9)

Angiosperm evolution and the Arctic floral revolution (OU10)

Monitoring icebergs with the Sentinel-1 satellite for environmental studies in the Arctic (OU11)

Looking at forest structure and biomass using radar tomography (OU12)

Resilience to change in a fast-changing environment: vegetation productivity in the high Arctic (OU13)

Plant-mycorrhizal associations and response to global change in a species-rich calcareous grassland (OU14)

Deciphering the phosphorus cycle in soils: towards an understanding of mineral dissolution by microbially produced organic and inorganic acids (OU15)

Cooling and hydrothermal history of Rochechouart Impact Crater (OU16)

Onset of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current and the oceanographic isolation of Antarctica (OU17)

Regulation of the tropical ocean by the polar ocean in a warm climate (OU18)

Pulses, sources and timescales: tectonic implications of melting during mountain-belt formation (OU19)

Brown hares, land use and predation risk (OU20)

Building the evidence base for the environmental benefits of urban trees with citizen science (OU21)

STEM Faculty Funded Studentships

Plio-Pleistocene monsoon driven productivity and stratification reconstructions (OU22)

Impact of future winter temperature volatility on winter mortality (OU23)

The exchange of greenhouse gases (CO2, methane and N2O) in plantations and natural forests,  Sumatra, INDONESIA (OU24)

The behaviour of the economically important elements during crustal processes and volcanic degassing at Popocatépetl volcano, Mexico (OU25)

Understanding life in extreme saline environments (OU26)

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