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Video: Exploring the Central Congo Basin Peatlands

Just released: video preview for our COP26 event Climb onboard with the CongoPeat expedition teams to see the unique value of the peatlands in the Republic of the Congo and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Link to video: https://youtu.be/44mtN3IJ46U For more information, join our COP26 event and drinks reception. Read the COP26 briefing from …

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Video: CongoPeat at Peat-Fest 2021

At Peat-Fest on 29 May 2021, CongoPeat Early Career Researchers gave a video introduction to CongoPeat, the central Congo Basin peatlands and the ECRs behind the science.

Open for applications: CongoPeat Postdoctoral Research Associate / Fellow – Land Surface Modeller (deadline 8 June 2021)

The College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, wishes to recruit either a Postdoctoral Research Associate or Fellow to participate in the CongoPeat project, led by the University of Leeds and involving a number of leading experts from the UK, Republic of Congo and Democratic Republic of Congo. CongoPeat is supported by a …

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Mapping the Congo Basin Peatlands

In February 2019, Dr Ian Davenport and Dr Iain McNicol, postdoctoral researchers at the University of Edinburgh, travelled to the Republic of Congo as part of the first CongoPeat field campaign. The aim was to fly a large unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) over the Congo Basin to help determine how much carbon-rich peat exists below …

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