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AUGER - Peatland properties influencing greenhouse Gas Emissions and Removals

Ken Byrne


Lecturer, Department of Life Sciences, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland

David Wilson


Expert in greenhouse gas measurement Greenhouse gas balances and carbon stocks in intact,
damaged and restored peatlands, climate change and vegetation dynamics
Research scientist with Earthy Matters Environmental Services

Earthy Matters

Matthew Saunders


Department of Botany,

School of Natural Sciences,
Trinity College Dublin,
Dublin2, Ireland

Kilian Walz


PhD student in University of Limerick, co-supervised by Dr Byrne and Dr Renou-Wilson

Alina Permrov


Post-doctoral expert in ECOSSE modelling


To help us steer this project, the Project Team works with 

Jagadeesh Yeluripati (Senior Research Scientist (Ecosystem modelling);  Information and Computational Sciences Group; The James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK

Prof. Eeva-Stiina Tuittila; University of Eastern Finland, School of Forest Sciences;  Joensuu, Finland

Marc Kierans ; Phillip O’Brien ; Bernard Hyde and Conor Quinlan from the Environmental Protection Agency.


University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland.
T: +353 1 716 7777