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School of the Environment

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School of the Environment

Tom Hutchison

Tom HutchisonProfessor Emeritus & Part Time Instructor

BSc (Manchester), PhD (Sheffield), F.R.S.C.

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Restoration and re-vegetation of acidic and toxic mine sites,
  • Adaptations of plants to heavy metal and acidity stress and to air pollution including sulphur dioxide, ozone and acid rain 
  • Ecology of tundra and boreal forests
  • Use of heritage livestock breeds in sustainable agriculture  

Recent Publications on Google Scholar