Scottish Alliance for Geoscience, Environment and Society

James Scott Robinson

Research interests:

– Environmental social science
– Natural resource management
– Mixed methods (qualitative and quantitative)

Career history:

PhD (ongoing) – The University of Edinburgh
MSc Integrated Natural Resource Management – Humboldt University, Berlin
BA Philosophy and Politics – The University of Manchester

2018 – 2020: Social Scientist – Forest Research, Edinburgh
2017 – 2018: Student Research Assistant – ZALF, Muencheberg (Germany)

Active research projects:

Title: “Socio-ecological impacts of community forest management in Tanzania”
Online descriptors: "community forest management"; "impact evaluation"; "miombo woodlands"; "interdisciplinary"

Recent publications:

Paul et al. (2022). "Dataset of Indicators for the Assessment of Ecosystem Services Affected by Agricultural Soil Management". Data, 7(8): 102.
Ahrends et al. (2021). "Detecting and predicting forest degradation: A comparison of ground surveys and remote sensing in Tanzanian forests". Plants People Planet, 23: 268–281.
Occhibove et al. (2020). "Eco-Epidemiological Uncertainties of Emerging Plant Diseases: The Challenge of Predicting Xylella fastidiosa Dynamics in Novel Environments". Phytopathology, 110: 1740-1750.
Paul et al. (2019). "Rebound effects in agricultural land and soil management: Review and analytical framework". Journal of Cleaner Production, 227: 1054-1067.

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