Information & Computational Sciences

Land Systems Research Team

The Land Systems Team are a group of researchers within the Information and Computational Sciences group of the James Hutton Institute. Historically the team were involved in the development of farm-scale land use decision support systems (LADSS). Since 2006 the focus and expertise of the team has moved increasingly towards supporting national-scale policy making in a range of land related domains. For publications related to each area of work, or external pages related to projects, see below.

Major Areas of Work:

  • Supporting Scottish Government’s CAP reforms. See: Supporting CAP reform in Scotland page.
  • Analysis of Woodland Expansion and its effects on Carbon Stocks. See here for press release.
  • Climate Change via agrometerological indicators.

Current Projects:

Past Projects: