Professional summary

Elisabeth Appleton has a longstanding interest in agriculture and land-use and their links to biogeochemical cycles. She uses a mix of field and lab-based approaches to study patterns in biogeochemical cycles with a particular interest in how soils and changes in land-use can play a role in climate change mitigation.

Elisabeth is a research associate in the Plant Soil Interactions group and is currently involved in the following projects: DIVINE — Diurnal variation in soil nitrous oxide emissions: drivers and mechanisms; AgZero+ —Towards sustainable, climate-neutral farming; Biomass Connect: Biomass Innovation and Information Platform; and, GGR-Peat — Greenhouse gas removal by accelerated peat formation.