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Welcome to the European Centre of the INI (INI-Europe)

INI-Europe has been established as a hub of INI-related activities in Europe. More detailed information is available on the concepts and visions of INI-Europe and on the internal structure.
If you wish to contribute to INI-Europe, please join the address list by clicking here (which will initialize an e-mail to be sent to europe@initrogen.org). INI Europe also features "associate activties", i.e. independent projects that fit the INI umbrella.

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Publications

Release Date: 
06/2013

Feature article of IIASA: "The nitrogen quandary"

This article has been issued relating to a publication of the Royal Society. (For more information about the Royal Society meeting and their publication "The global nitrogen cycle" see here.)

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Author(s): 
Mark Sutton and Albert Bleeker
Release Date: 
02/2013

Environmental science: The shape of nitrogen to come. Mark Sutton and Albert Bleeker report in the magazine Nature on the future impact of reactive nitrogen in China and globally (Feb. 20, 2013)

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Release Date: 
03/2013

The GPNM-INI report “Our Nutrient World” sparks numerous reports in the press, i.a. in The Guardian (UK, Feb. 18, 2013) or Die Presse (Austria, in German language, March 3, 2013).

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Author(s): 
David Fowler, John A. Pyle, John A. Raven and Mark A. Sutton
Release Date: 
07/2013

The Phil Trans B issue on ‘The global nitrogen cycle in the 21st century’ has been published online.
The table of contents can be found here.

Full title: Discussion Meeting Issue 'The global nitrogen cycle in the twenty-first century' organised and edited by David Fowler, John A. Pyle, John A. Raven and Mark A. Sutton, July 5, 2013; 368 (1621)

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Release Date: 
06/2012

Feature on Fritz Haber in the "Bad Show" Season 10, Episode 5 (part begins around minute 28 of the podcast).

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Our Director

Kevin Hicks

Country: 
United Kingdom
Affiliation: 
SEI
Deputy Centre Director and Senior Research Associate, Stockholm Environment Institute at York, Environment Department, University of York, UK
Kevin has been a research associate at SEI since 1997 and has 25 years’ experience in the field of air pollution. He has a B.Sc. in Plant Science from the University of Liverpool (1989) and a Ph.D. on ‘The Importance to Upland Vegetation of Enhanced Nitrogen Deposition at High Altitude’ from the Department of Plant and Soil Science, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK (1996). His current research interests cover air pollution impacts, especially of nitrogen, on terrestrial ecosystems, linkages between air pollution and climate change, and the transfer of scientific information to the policy process.
He has extensive experience of international cooperation on air pollution issues in Europe and in developing countries and has helped organize various workshops, including a global meeting on Nitrogen Deposition, Critical Loads and Biodiversity in Edinburgh, UK, in 2009. He helped coordinate the 2011 UNEP/WMO Integrated Assessment of Black Carbon and Tropospheric Ozone and is active in the follow-up work in developing countries under the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), where he is interested in the development of national action planning and the linkages between energy, food production and water and air quality management in the agricultural sector.
 
He served on the INI Europe Steering Group under Wilfried Winiwarter from 2013 to 2016, before becoming the INI Europe Director in December 2016.

Contact Us

Contact Person: 
Kevin Hicks
Address: 
Stockholm Environment Institute
University of York
York
YO10 5NG
United Kingdom