PROJECTS

NITROUS OXIDE EMISSIONS

Nitrous oxide is a potent greenhouse gas (GHG) with a 100-year global warming potential 298 times greater than carbon dioxide. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate [...]

CARBON SEQUESTRATION

Carbon sequestration describes the process of transferring carbon from the atmosphere to the terrestrial biosphere (soil or vegetation). Soils contain vast quantities of plant, animal [...]

METHANE & THE RUMEN MICROBIOME

Agriculture accounts for the majority of methane (CH4) emissions in Ireland (almost 90%) due to the dominance of cattle and sheep livestock production in Irish [...]

INTEGRATED LAND MANAGEMENT

The agricultural sector faces significant challenges in reducing GHG emissions in line with EU targets and maintaining food security. This dual objective must be managed [...]

MODELLING & DATA COLLATION

In order to improve national GHG reporting and reduce the emissions profile of the agricultural sector, more refined emission factors and flexible inventories are urgently [...]

AGRI-I WORK PACKAGES

The AGRI-I projects will be implemented in five linked work packages:   WP1: Establishment, management and global outreach of the AGRI-I Consortium Partner organisations: Teagasc, [...]