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Dr. Vivian Scott PhD (Edin)


Research Associate in CO2 Storage

Room: 402
Address: Grant Institute, The King's Buildings, James Hutton Road, Edinburgh EH9 3FE
Phone: +44 (0) 131 650 8522
FAX: +44 (0) 131 650 7340
Research Institute: Earth and Planetary Science
Research Interests:

I work on carbon capture and storage (CCS) as a method to control anthropogenic emissions of carbon dioxide and mitigate climate change.

My research focuses on three main areas: policy development to enable and accelerate the deployment of CCS as a climate mitigation measure, the potential for CCS principals and technologies to be used to manage fossil fuel resources in a more sustainable manner, and understanding the role and implications of large amounts of CO2 or carbon storage on the climate system.

More broadly, I am interested in the interactions between society, the carbon cycle and climate change, and the inter-generational responsibilities and feedbacks these generate. Working actively in policy development, I strongly feel that improving understanding and interaction between the research, political and public communities is hugely important to addressing climate change and other challenges of the modern world.

Further Information: Publications
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