Nuffield Placement 28 - Green Potential of Urban Environments
Supervisor: Carla-Leanne Washbourne and Elisa Lopez-Capel
Organisation: Newcastle Univeristy: Civil engineering and geosciences
Successful Applicant: Caitlin Stalker
School: Central Newcastle High School
Research Area: Ecology / Carbon Capture
Length of Project: 4 weeks
Urban greenspaces are vital components of our cities as they provide essential ecosystem services including carbon storage. This project will contrubute to soil and vegetation survey of urban environments in the North East towards optimisation of urban ecosystem services.
Start Date: 9 July 2012
For more info visit www.nuffieldfoundation.org.