Bob Rees

Prof

  • West Mains Road, Kings Buildings

    EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

1989 …2021

Research output per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Research interests

A Professor in Agriculture and Climate Change, with research interests in carbon sequestration, agricultural greenhouse gas mitigation and adaptation. A soil and environmental scientist, with a long established history of research in nitrogen and carbon cycling and soil management in a range of crop and soil systems. A significant involvement in EU funded research programmes, and recently co-ordinated Legume-Futures an EU Framework project on the role of legumes in farming systems. A participant in the recent projects on Marginal Abatement Cost Curves, and in an EU project on climate change adaptation. Currently expanding research activities on greenhouse gas mitigation in China and South Asia.

 

Teaching

I contribute to Masters Courses in Environmental Protection and management, Soils and Sustainability and Food Security. I teach undergraduates students in soil science at the University of Edinburgh (Global Academy)

I co-supervise four PhD students, and undertake duties as an external examiner for PhD students, Masters and undergraduate programmes in the UK and internationally.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Aberdeen

Award Date: 1 Jun 1985

Bachelor, University of Exeter

Award Date: 30 Jun 1981

Keywords

  • S Agriculture (General)
  • Soil science
  • Greenhouse gas
  • Nitrous oxide
  • Carbon sequestration
  • Climate change
  • Nitrogen
  • Soil
  • Legume

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics where Bob Rees is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 14 Similar Profiles

Network

Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.