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Environmental Science Techniques

Behind the Science

Remote sensing data captured by Unmanned Aerial Vehicles can be used to study geomorphological and environmental processes.


Gas measurements
can be made in the laboratory and the field to analyse the fluxes of greenhouse gasses from land to the atmosphere.


Vegetation
can be analysed to determine the concentrations of nutrients or pollutants in plant tissues and assess crop health.

 

Soils and sediments can be characterised to identify pollutants, assess soil biological health, chemical fertility, physical structure and water release characteristics.


Water
can be subjected to a wide range of laboratory chemical analysis to characterise nutrient and pollutant loadings or monitored in-situ using high frequency analysis
platforms.

Contact us

Archaeological Science:

Rob Batchelor

c.r.batchelor@reading.ac.uk

+44 (0) 118 378 8941;

+44 (0) 7734 530 438

Dan Young

d.s.young@reading.ac.uk;

+44 (0) 118 378 7978;

+44 (0) 7713 088 568

Environmental Science:

Nathalie Marini

n.a.marini@reading.ac.uk

+44 (0)118 378 8945

Postal Address:

Quaternary Scientific, School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science (SAGES),
The University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 227, Reading, RG6 6AB, UK