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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(2017-11-02) - Journal articleFjords are recognized as globally important sites for the burial and long-term storage of carbon (C) within sediments. The proximity of fjords to the terrestrial environment in combination with their geomorphology and ...
Prevalence of multimodal species abundance distributions is linked to spatial and taxonomic breadth (2017-02) - Journal articleAim. Species abundance distributions (SADs) are a synthetic measure of biodiversity and community structure. Although typically described by unimodal logseries or lognormal distributions, empirical SADs can also exhibit ...
Co-designing for sustainability: strategising community carbon emission reduction through socio-ecological innovation (2016-04-22) - Journal articleDesigning for sustainability requires us to intentionally and creatively explore and implement radical changes in social as well as environmental arenas. This paper reflects on an interdisciplinary, action research project ...
(2017-04-24) - Journal articleThe prevailing paradigm for the climatic effects of large asteroid or comet impacts is a reduction in sunlight and significant short-term cooling caused by atmospheric aerosol loading. Here we show, using global climate ...
(2016-10-24) - Journal article