Recently Apsara Amarasinghe arrived from Sri Lanka to commence her PhD studies with the Terrestrial Carbon Reseach Group. Apsara’s PhD research will be looking at soil biodiversity and nutrient dynamics under environmental plantings. Her PhD is one compontent of a larger project lead by Brian Wilson funded by the Environmental Trust NSW for “Soil biodiversity benefits from environmental plantings”.
Apsara has hit the ground running with already completing a number of soil sampling trips to Gunnedah and recently completing her confirmation of canditure. She is looking forward to further sampling trips to Dubbo, Emerald Plains and Wagga Wagga.