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Kerr Adams

The Scottish Water Landscape and its resilience to change: an assessment to support future

Project Dates: 1 October 2018 - 30 September 2021

Kerr Adams is a Hydro Nations Scholar and PhD student at the University of Edinburgh and the James Hutton Institute. His project titled, "The Scottish Water Landscape and its resilience to change: an assessment to support future policy'' looks to engage key stakeholders and inform policy makers by developing water scenarios to explore future water pressures and trade-offs. His aim is to protect and enhance Scotland's valuable water ecosystems and help the country become a world leader in water management. 

 

Previously, Kerr worked as a graduate research assistant at the University of Arkansas, where he also achieved his Msc in Agricultural Economics. His research focused on addressing future groundwater scarcity issues in the irrigation intensive Mississippi Delta region. Kerr received his undergraduate degree in Sustainable Environmental Management from SRUC and the University of Edinburgh. He also has experience as a sustainability consultant for the furniture re-use charity, Furniture Plus. 

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