Dr Sarah Buckingham is the Chair of the Scottish Soil Discussion Group and Council member.
Sarah is Programme Director of the MSc Soils and Sustainability at Scotland’s Rural College. Her research interests include the analysis of land management effects on soil carbon and nitrogen stocks and fluxes through the assessment of nutrient dynamics, greenhouse gas emissions and leached nutrients from agricultural soils.
Sarah’s work includes identifying soil parameters that are driving biogeochemical processes contributing to soil quality, GHG mitigation, UK net-zero targets and reporting under the IPCC UK inventory.
Sarah achieved her PhD from Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University in 2008.