Dr. Aidan Keith. Soil Scientist inspecting Victorian bottles in the Sample Archive of Rothamsted Research in Hertfordshire UK - the world's oldest agricultural institution. Principle Investigator on the NERC Soil Security Programme 2019, researching soil stability: influenced by land use, organic matter, rainfall and the composition of the microbial community.
Dr. Nicholle Bell. Soil Scientist inspecting Sphagnum moss and other flora at Forsinard Flows, Highlands, Scotland.
Specializing in the study of Peatlands and their carbon sequestration abilities. A participant and Principle Investigator on the NERC Soil Security Programme 2019.
Dr. Rob Griffiths (aka "Bug Man"). A Soil Scientist, specializing in molecular microbial ecology.
Studying bacterial communities in soil ecosystems. Principle Investigator on the NERC Soil Security Programme 2019.
Prof. Paul Hallet (PI) and his post-doc Siul Ruiz. Research has shown that hairier roots have a direct influence on the effective uptake of nutrients, through root hairs , onto the parent plant.
Will Blake. Professor of catchment science the University of Plymouth doing fieldwork in the Rift Valley of Tanzania. Will colleagues from Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology.