Dr Paul Gilbert will be leaving the University of Manchester and the FAB-GGR team for pastures new in the public sector in Scotland. Dr Mirjam Röder will take over from Paul as work package leader and supervisor to Dr Zhongyuan Li.
Mirjam Röder and colleagues published a paper on understanding the timing and variation of greenhouse gas emissions from forest bioenergy systems. Their work finds that the mitigation potential depends on forest management and what products are coming from the whole forest. The paper is published in the journal Biomass and Bioenergy.
Nathan Owen joins the FAB-GGR team at the University of Exeter to work on the UK scale modelling of ecosystem impacts of afforestation and BECCS.Nathan has a PhD in Mathematics and has applied this to projects at the Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute, building a connected set of economic and environmental models for the UK and a decision support tool.