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Alasdair Sykes


  • West Mains Road, Kings Buildings

    EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

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Research Output 2017 2019


Characterising the biophysical, economic and social impacts of soil carbon sequestration as a greenhouse gas removal technology

Sykes, AJ., MacLeod, M., Eory, V., Rees, RM., Payen, FP., Myrgiotis, VM., Williams, M., Sohi, S., Hillier, J., Moran, D., Manning, D., Goglio, P., Seghetta, M., Williams, A. G., Harris, J., Dondini, M., Walton, J., House, J. & Smith, P., 18 Sep 2019, In : Global Change Biology.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Carbon Sequestration
social impact
greenhouse gases
economic impact
Social Change

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 proceedingChapter

environmental impact
greenhouse gas

Understanding uncertainty in the carbon footprint of beef production

Sykes, AS., Rees, RM. & Topp, CFE., 10 Oct 2019, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 234, p. 423-435 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbon footprint
carbon footprint
greenhouse gas
Greenhouse gases
4 Citations (Scopus)
4 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 journalArticle

Open Access
bovine trypanosomiasis
emissions factor
greenhouse gases
Eastern Africa
cattle production
2 Citations (Scopus)
5 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 journalArticle

Open Access
production system
greenhouse gas
carbon footprint