St Andrews Sustainability Institute Research
The St Andrews Sustainability Institute (SASI) is a group of people at the University of St Andrews who are working towards a sustainable future for everyone. A key objective of SASI is to provide a focus for existing interdisciplinary research at the University and a spark-point for new collaborations across the whole breadth of sustainability. Members of SASI are drawn from more than a dozen academic schools and administrative units within the University.
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(2017-01-12) - Journal articleThis study presents a summer temperature reconstruction using Scots pine tree-ring chronologies for Scotland allowing the placement of current regional temperature changes in a longer-term context. ‘Living-tree’ chronologies ...
Using hierarchical centering to facilitate a reversible jump MCMC algorithm for random effects models (2016-06) - Journal articleHierarchical centering has been described as a reparameterisation method applicable to random effects models. It has been shown to improve mixing of models in the context of Markov chain Monte Carlo (MCMC) methods. A ...
Evaluating the impacts of Nitrate Vulnerable Zones on the environment and on farmers’ practices: a Scottish case study (2016) - Journal articleNitrate vulnerable zones (NVZs) have been established throughout Europe to tackle diffuse pollution. This research investigates the attitudes and practices of farmers in the River Eden catchment, within the Strathmore and ...
(2016-11-25) - Journal articleIn this work ZrS3 has been synthesized by solid state reaction in a sealed quartz tube and investigated as a candidate cathode material in Li thermal batteries. The structure of ZrS3 before and after cell testing has been ...