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Alasdair Sykes


  • West Mains Road, Kings Buildings

    EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

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greenhouse gas Earth & Environmental Sciences
greenhouse gases Agriculture & Biology
carbon footprint Earth & Environmental Sciences
bovine trypanosomiasis Agriculture & Biology
emissions factor Agriculture & Biology
social impact Agriculture & Biology
production system Earth & Environmental Sciences
economic impact Agriculture & Biology

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Projects 2017 2021

Research Output 2017 2019

Modelling nutrient cycles in agriculture and their environmental impacts

Sykes, AS., Topp, CFE. & Rees, RM., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Assessing the environmental impact of agriculture. Weidema, B. (ed.). Cambridge: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited: Series in Agricultural Science, 69 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

environmental impact
greenhouse gas

Understanding uncertainty in the carbon footprint of beef production

Sykes, AS., Rees, RM. & Topp, CFE., 19 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 234, p. 423-435

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Carbon footprint
carbon footprint
greenhouse gas
Greenhouse gases
3 Citations (Scopus)
2 Downloads (Pure)

Assessing the greenhouse gas mitigation effect of removing bovine trypanosomiasis in Eastern Africa

MacLeod, M., Eory, V., Wint, W., Shaw, A., Gerber, PJ., Cecchi, G., Mattioli, R., Sykes, A. & Robinson, T., 18 May 2018, In : Sustainability. 10, 5, p. 1633 - 1647 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
bovine trypanosomiasis
emissions factor
greenhouse gases
Eastern Africa
cattle production
2 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)

A comparison of farm-level greenhouse gas calculators in their application on beef production systems

Sykes, AJ., Topp, CFE., Wilson, RM., Reid, G. & Rees, RM., 22 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 164, p. 398 - 409 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
production system
greenhouse gas
carbon footprint