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Hutton forensic soil scientist in multi-agency search for Moira Anderson

by The James Hutton Institute
Posted on March 17, 2017


Professor Lorna Dawson, a forensic soil scientist based at The James Hutton Institute, has joined a team of Police Scotland detectives as they commence a full scientific examination of a site in Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire as part of the investigation into the disappearance of 11-year-old Moira Anderson.

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Action on climate change: protecting our peatlands

by The Scottish Government
Posted on March 15, 2017


An £8 million investment will restore peatlands and help reduce carbon emissions, Climate Change Secretary Roseanna Cunningham has revealed as she opened the funding for applications today.

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Data farming provides new insights on soil fertility

by British Geological Survey
Posted on March 09, 2017


Scientists from the British Geological Survey and NRM Laboratories have found a novel way of using soil data to assess soil fertility.

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