Dr. Rob Griffiths, Soil, Soil Security Programme, Soil Scientist, Soil, Rothamsted Research, microorganisms, microbes, bacteria, microbial hyphae, Science Portraits, Portrait Collection, Life portraits, Portrait photography, Documentary Photography, PhotoJournalism, NERC, Carey Marks Photography. 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. Dr. Aidan Keith, Soil, Rothamsted Research, Soil Scientist, Soil health, microbial, Science Portraits, Portrait Collection, Life portraits, Portrait photography, Life Studies, Portrait Study, Life Study, Portraiture, Photographie, Photographie de portrait, Portraitfotografie, fotografía de retrato, портрет сүрөт, portret süröt, портретная фотография, portretnaya fotografiya, Portraits, Documentary Photography, PhotoJournalism, People of UK, Carey Marks Photography. 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. 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. Paul Hallett, Soil, Soil Security Programme, Soil Scientist, Soil, Natural History Museum, microorganisms, microbes, bacteria, microbial hyphae, Science Portraits, Portrait Collection, Life portraits, Portrait photography, Documentary Photography, PhotoJournalism, NERC, Carey Marks Photography. 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. Carey Marks photography, Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology, Prof Will Blake, University of Plymouth, Reportage, scientist, soil scientist, photojournalism, photography, photographic stories, documentary photography, capturing places and people 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.