Dr Robert Mills

Senior Research Associate

Research Overview

Understanding the cycling of carbon and macronutrients in the soil-plant system, with a focus on the use of stable and radio isotopes of C and N for exploring processes on the scale of hours to millennia. A particular interest lies in mountain and alpine systems, trying to understand how physical complexity in microhabitats might explain patterns in carbon accumulation and turnover, with a second emphasis on the role of snow and winter conditions in CNP cycling.