Officeholder Peter Clinton

Peter Clinton


Scion (New Zealand Forest Research Institute)

University of Canterbury
PO Box 29237, Fendalton
8540 Christchurch
New Zealand


Email: Peter.Clinton(at)
Fax: +64-3-3642812
Phone: +64-3-3642949


Deputy Coordinator 8.01.03 – Forest soils and nutrient cycles

Research interests

  • plant soil relationships in natural and managed forests
  • ecosystem studies linking soil processes to cambial processes
  • impacts of intensive land management (forest management, weed management, biosolids application, land use change) practices on environmental sustainability and productive capacity of forest soils, including composition and function of soil microbial communities

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