Research Output

2016

Environmental pressures on and status of urban allotments

Hursthouse, A. & Leitao, T., 15 Mar 2016, Urban Allotment Gardens in Europe. Bell, S., Fox-Kämper, R., Keshavarz, N., Benson, M., Caputo, S., Noori, S. & Voigt, A. (eds.). Abingdon: Routledge, p. 142-164 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Microplastic Pollutants

Blair Crawford, C. & Quinn, B., 1 Sep 2016, 1 ed. Elsevier Limited. 330 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Microplastics in the final ocean frontier

Courtene-Jones, W., Quinn, B., Gary, S. & E. Narayanaswamy, B., 25 May 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
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Non-consumptive effects of native and invasive predators on juvenile Caribbean parrotfish

Eaton, L., Sloman, K., Wilson, R. W., Gill, A. B. & Harborne, A. R., May 2016, In : Environmental Biology of Fishes. 99, 5, p. 499-508 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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8 Citations (Scopus)
142 Downloads (Pure)

Optimisation of enzymatic digestion and validation of specimen preservation methods for the analysis of ingested microplastics

Courtene-Jones, W., Quinn, B., Murphy, F., Gary, S. F. & Narayanaswamy, B. E., 27 Sep 2016, In : Analytical Methods. 9, p. 1437-1445 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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158 Downloads (Pure)
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23 Citations (Scopus)
166 Downloads (Pure)

Preparation and characterization of iron-copper binary oxide and its effective removal of antimony (III) from aqueous solution

Li, Y., Geng, B., Hu, X., Ren, B. & Hursthouse, A., Jul 2016, In : Water Science & Technology. 74, 2, p. 393-401

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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3 Citations (Scopus)
148 Downloads (Pure)

Synergies and tensions between climate change and air quality actions: a report by the cleaner air for Scotland climate change sub-group

Curran, J., Harris, B., Holmes, N., Low, R., McLellan, I., Milne, S., Pratt, E., Redshaw, J., Whyte, B., Wolstenholme, R. & Aitken, M., 1 Oct 2016, 58 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

20 Downloads (Pure)

Testing the 3Rs model of service quality.

Moyes, D., Scott, J. & Cano-Kourouklis, M., 1 Mar 2016, In : The TQM Journal. 28, 3, p. 455-166

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The behavioural effects of supplementing diets with synthetic and naturally sourced astaxanthin in an ornamental fish (Puntius titteya)

Eaton, L., Clezy, K., Snellgrove, D. & Sloman, K., Sep 2016, In : Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 182, p. 94-100

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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2 Citations (Scopus)
144 Downloads (Pure)

The effects of microplastic on freshwater Hydra attenuata morphology & feeding

Murphy, F., Prades, L., Ewins, C. & Quinn, B., 1 Dec 2016, MICRO 2016: Fate and Impact of Microplastics in Marine Ecosystems: From the Coastline to the Open Sea. Baztan, J., Jorgensen, B., Pahl, S., Thompson, R. & Vanderlinden, J-P. (eds.). Elsevier B.V., p. 78-79

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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95 Downloads (Pure)

The effects of microplastic on freshwater Hydra attenuata morphology & feeding

Murphy, F., Prades, L., Ewins, C. & Quinn, B., 22 May 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

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101 Downloads (Pure)

The hydrology of sand rivers in Zimbabwe and the use of remote sensing to assess their level of saturation

Mpala, S. C., Gagnon, A. S., Mansell, M. G. & Hussey, S. W., 10 Mar 2016, In : Physics and Chemistry of the Earth. 93, p. 24-36 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of the variability and periodicity of rainfall on surface water supply systems in Scotland

Afzal, M., Gagnon, A. S. & Mansell, M. G., Jun 2016, In : Journal of Water and Climate Change. 7, 2, p. 321-339 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

The rapid development of small scale cyclones — numerical modelling versus empirical models

Haig, C. W., Hursthouse, A., Sykes, D. & Mcilwain, S., Jun 2016, In : Applied Mathematical Modelling. 40, 11-12, p. 6082-6104 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)
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2 Citations (Scopus)
78 Downloads (Pure)

Using functional responses to assess predator hatching phenology implications for pioneering prey in arid temporary pools

Wasserman, R. J., Alexander, M. E., Barrios-O'Neill, D., Weyl, O. L. F. & Dalu, T., Jan 2016, In : Journal of Plankton Research. 38, 1, p. 154-158

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Citations (Scopus)

Using functional responses to quantify interaction effects among predators

Wasserman, R. J., Alexander, M. E., Dalu, T., Ellender, B. R., Kaiser, H. & Weyl, O. LF., 31 Dec 2016, In : Functional Ecology. 30, 12, p. 1988-1998 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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37 Citations (Scopus)
125 Downloads (Pure)

Validation of a density separation technique for the recovery of microplastic and its use on marine & freshwater sediments

Quinn, B., Murphy, F. & Ewins, C., 1 Dec 2016, MICRO 2016: Fate and Impact of Microplastics in Marine Ecosystems: From the Coastline to the Open Sea. Baztan, J., Jorgensen, B., Pahl, S., Thompson, R. & Vanderlinden, J-P. (eds.). Elsevier Limited, p. 9

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

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102 Downloads (Pure)

Validation of density separation for the rapid recovery of microplastics from sediment

Quinn, B., Murphy, F. & Ewins, C., 11 Nov 2016, In : Analytical Methods. 9, p. 1491-1498 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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52 Citations (Scopus)
197 Downloads (Pure)

Wastewater Treatment Works (WwTW) as a Source of Microplastics in the Aquatic Environment

Murphy, F., Ewins, C., Carbonnier, F. & Quinn, B., 7 Jun 2016, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 50, 11, p. 5800-8 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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394 Citations (Scopus)
696 Downloads (Pure)
2015

An empirical investigation into the influence of pressure drop on particle behaviour in small scale reverse-flow cyclones

Haig, C. W., Hursthouse, A., Mcilwain, S. & Sykes, D., May 2015, In : Powder Technology. 275, p. 172-181

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

A population model with birth pulses, age structure, and non-overlapping generations

Terry, A., 15 Nov 2015, In : Applied Mathematics and Computation. 271, p. 400-417 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of the health risk, aesthetic and agricultural quality of rainwater, surface water and groundwater in the shale bedrock areas, southeastern Nigeria

Nganje, T., Hursthouse, A., Edet, A., Stirling, D. & Adamu, C. I., Jun 2015, In : Water Quality, Exposure & Health. 7, 2, p. 153-178 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Changes in the variability and periodicity of precipitation in Scotland

Afzal, M., Gagnon, A. S. & Mansell, M. G., Jan 2015, In : Theoretical and Applied Climatology. 119, 1, p. 135-159 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Conceptual elements of climate change vulnerability assessments: a review

Soares, M. B., Gagnon, A. & Doherty, R. M., 2015, New Perspectives in Climate Change. Emerald Publishing Limited, p. 37-70

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Open Access

Eaten alive: cannibalism is enhanced by parasites

Bunke, M., Alexander, M. E., Dick, J. T. A., Hatcher, M. J., Paterson, R. & Dunn, A. M., 2015, In : Royal Society open science. 2, 3, 1 p., 140369.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Ecological impacts of invasive alien species along temperature gradients: testing the role of environmental matching

Iacarella, J. C., Dick, J. T. A., Alexander, M. E. & Ricciardi, A., Apr 2015, In : Ecological Applications. 25, 3, p. 706-716

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental diagnostics: the use of medical diagnostic techniques to assess the health of the marine environment

Quinn, B., McGann, O. & Foley, V., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

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16 Downloads (Pure)

Equilibrium passive sampling as a tool to study polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in Baltic Sea sediment pore-water systems

Lang, S-C., Hursthouse, A., Mayer, P., Koetke, D., Hand, I., Schulz-Bull, D. & Witt, G., 15 Dec 2015, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 101, 1, p. 296-303

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

30 Citations (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)

Forecasting invasions: resource use by mussels informs invasion patterns along the South African coast

Alexander, M. E., Adams, R., Dick, J. T. A. & Robinson, T. B., 2015, In : Marine Biology. 162, 12, p. 2493-2500 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Growth, Oxygen Consumption, and Behavioral Responses of Danio rerio to Variation in Dietary Protein and Lipid Levels

O'Brine, T. M., Vrtelova, J., Snellgrove, D. L., Davies, S. J. & Sloman, K. A., 1 Aug 2015, In : Zebrafish. 12, 4, p. 296-304

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrochemistry of surface water and groundwater in the shale bedrock, Cross River Basin and Niger Delta Region, Nigeria

Nganje, T., Hursthouse, A., Edet, A., Stirling, D. & Adamu, C. I., 2015, In : Applied Water Science. 7, 2, p. 961-985 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Implementing a Greener Hydraulic Fracturing in Scotland

Cano-Kourouklis, M., Matthew, A. & Quinn, B., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access

Mild maternal stress disrupts associative learning and increases aggression in offspring

Eaton, L., Edmonds, E. J., Henry, T. B., Snellgrove, D. L. & Sloman, K. A., May 2015, In : Hormones and Behavior. 71, p. 10-15

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Preface: Selected papers from the 30th SEGH Conference on Environmental Geochemistry and Health

Entwistle, J. & Hursthouse, A., Aug 2015, In : Environmental Geochemistry and Health. 37, 4, p. 603-603

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Citation (Scopus)
Open Access

Significance of the balance between intracellular glutathione and polyethylene glycol for successful release of small interfering RNA from gold nanoparticles

McCully, M., Hernandez, Y., Conde, J., Baptista, P. V., de la Fuente, J. M., Hursthouse, A., Stirling, D. & Berry, C. C., Oct 2015, In : Nano Research. 8, 10, p. 3281-3292

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of projected changes in climate variability on the reliability of surface water supply in Scotland

Afzal, M., Gagnon, A. S. & Mansell, M. G., Jul 2015, In : Water Science and Technology: Water Supply. 15, 4, p. 736-745 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

The influence of particle size and static magnetic fields on the uptake of magnetic nanoparticles into three dimensional cell-seeded collagen gel cultures

Lewis, E. E. L., Child, H. W., Hursthouse, A., Stirling, D., McCully, M., Paterson, D., Mullin, M. & Berry, C. C., Aug 2015, In : Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials. 103, 6, p. 1294-1301

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)

Trait-Mediated Effects of Parasites on Invader-Native Interactions

Hatcher, M. J., Dick, J. T. A., Paterson, R. A., Alexander, M., Bunke, M. & Dunn, A. M., 2015, Host Manipulations by Parasites and Viruses. Mehlhorn, H. (ed.). Springer International Publishing AG, Vol. 7. p. 29-47 19 p. (Parasitology Research Monographs).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Understanding fungal functional biodiversity during the mitigation of environmentally dispersed pentachlorophenol in cork oak forest soils

Varela, A., Martins, C., Nunez, O., Martins, I., Houbraken, J. A. M. P., Martins, T. M., Leitao, M. C., McLellan, I., Vetter, W., Galceran, M. T., Samson, R. A., Hursthouse, A. & Pereira, C. S., Aug 2015, In : Environmental Microbiology. 17, 8, p. 2922-2934

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Vulnerability and Adaptation to Extreme Coastal Flooding: an Example from the South Ford Area, Scottish Outer Hebrides

Muir, D., Dawson, A. G., Gagnon, A. & O'Mahony, C., 2015, From Sea to Shore – Meeting the Challenges of the Sea. ICE Publishing, p. 22-32

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter