School of GeoSciences

School of GeoSciences

James Howie

PhD Student

Bsc (Hons) Ecology (Environmental Science), Edinburgh

E-mail: J.E.Howie ( at )

I am a PhD Student Working in the School of GeoSciences at Edinburgh University. My current research title is :
[Pine cone collection the ecologists way....]
Hunting pine cones in the highlands.

"Greenhouse gas balance at landscape to regional scales"

For more information on my current research please Click Here and Here.


Why should we be interested in the greenhouse gas balance at regional scales?
Listen here to BBC Radio4's Frontiers programme from 28/7/10 titled 'Carbon Detectives'.

John Moncrieff also speaks about our research on the Planet Earth online podcast, available here.

Funding for the PhD has been provided by the Natural Enviroment Research Council (NERC) via the Centre for Terrestrial Carbon Dynamics (CTCD)
I am a member of the Global Change research group, the The Micrometeorology Group and The Palmer Group.
Supervisors:    Prof. John Moncrieff
                          Prof. Paul Palmer

Contact Details:
Institute of Atmopheric and Environmental Science
School of GeoSciences
University of Edinburgh
Crew Building
The King's Buildings
West Mains Road

Tel: +44 (0)131 650 6439 (or 8744)
Fax: +44 (0)131 662 0478
E-mail: J.E.Howie ( at )

Academic research

I'm also interested in Art/Science interactions and co-founded ASCUS: Art Science Collaborative:


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