Research and Enterprise Groups

Research Output 1992 2022

2005

Neglected native or undesirable alien? Resolution of a conservation dilemma concerning the pool frog Rana lessonae

Beebee, T., Buckley, J., Evans, I., Foster, J. P., Gent, A., Gleed-Owen, C., Kelly, G., Rowe, G., Snell, C., Wycherley, J. & Zeisset, I., 2005, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 14, 7, p. 1607–1626

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

frog
bioacoustics
subfossil
introduced species
Postglacial
2004

A simplified low-cost approach to antibiotic resistance profiling for faecal source tracking

Ebdon, J., Wallis, J. L. & Taylor, H., 2004, In : Water Science & Technology. 50, 1, p. 185-191 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

antibiotic resistance
cost
antibiotics
microplate
environmental management

Book Review: A photographic guide to snakes and other reptiles of Thailand and South-East Asia

Pernetta, A., 2004, In : Herpetological Bulletin. 90, p. 32

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Dinucleotide microsatellite DNA loci from the ant Myrmica scabrinodis

Zeisset, I., Ebsen, J. R. & Boomsma, J., 23 Dec 2004, In : Molecular Ecology Notes. 5, 1, p. 163-164

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Myrmica
heterozygosity
Formicidae
hybridization
microsatellite repeats

Dispersion of cerussite-rich tailings and plant uptake of heavy metals at historical lead mines near Newtownards, Northern Ireland

Moles, N., Smyth, D., Maher, C. E., Beattie, E., Kerr, K. & Kelly, M., Apr 2004, In : Applied Earth Science (Trans. IMM B). 113, 1, p. 21-30 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

cerussite
tailings
heavy metal
bioavailability
soil

Expedition Field Techniques: Reptiles and Amphibians

Pernetta, A., 1 Jan 2004, In : Herpetological Bulletin. 87, p. 32

Research output: Contribution to journalBook ReviewResearchpeer-review

Faecal source tracking as a tool for agricultural pollution management

Taylor, H., Wallis, J. L., Ebdon, J. & Caplin, J., 2004.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOtherResearch

Geodiversity as an explanation for biodiversity in the Burren National Park

Moles, N. & Moles, R. T., 2004, Natural and cultural landscapes: the geological foundation: proceedings of a conference, 9-11 September 2002, Dublin Castle, Ireland. Parkes, M. A. (ed.). Dublin, Ireland: Royal Irish Academy, p. 61-64 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapterResearchpeer-review

Gongylomorphus bojerii bojerii (Bojer’s skink): arboreality

Pernetta, A., 2004, In : Herpetological Bulletin. 91, p. 31-32 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Microsatellite markers for the large blue butterflies Maculinea nausithous and Maculinea alcon (Lepidoptera : Lycaenidae) and their amplification in other Maculinea species

Zeisset, I., Damm Als, T., Settele, J. & Boomsma, J., 23 Dec 2004, In : Molecular Ecology Notes. 5, 1, p. 165-168

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lycaenidae
butterflies
Lepidoptera
microsatellite repeats
endangered species

Pollution source tracking to meet the demands of a revised European Union bathing water directive

Taylor, H., Wallis, J. L. & Ebdon, J., 2004, Coastal environment V incorporating oil spill studies. Brebbia, C. A., Saval Perez, J. M., Garcia Andion, L. & Villcampa, Y. (eds.). Southampton, UK: WIT Press, p. 135-144 10 p. (Environmental studies).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapterResearchpeer-review

Tracking the origin of faecal pollution in surface water: an ongoing project within the European Union research programme

Blanch, A. R., Belanche-Muñoz, L., Bonjoch, X., Ebdon, J., Gantzer, C., Lucena, F., Ottoson, J., Kourtis, C., Iversen, A., Kühn, I., Mocé, L., Muniesa, M., Schwartzbrod, J., Skraber, S., Papageorgiou, G. T., Taylor, H., Wallis, J. L. & Jofre, J., Dec 2004, In : Journal of Water and Health. 2, 4, p. 249-260 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

research program
European Union
bacteriophage
surface water
pollution

‘Non-destructive’ aquarium trade fishery – a misnomer

Pernetta, A., 2004, In : Oryx. 38, 1, p. 3-4 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2003

Population genetics of a successful invader: the marsh frog Rana ridibunda in Britain

Zeisset, I. & Beebee, T., 26 Feb 2003, In : Molecular Ecology. 12, 3, p. 639-646

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Romney
Rana
United Kingdom
marshes
frogs

Replacement and authigenic mineralogy of metal contaminants in stream and estuarine sediments at Newtownards, Northern Ireland

Moles, N., Betz, S. M., McCready, A. J. & Murphy, P. J., Apr 2003, In : Mineralogical Magazine. 67, 2, p. 305-324 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

estuarine sediment
fluvial deposit
canal
mineralogy
replacement

Rock'n'rain: the basis of Burren's biodiversity

Moles, N. & Moles, R. T., 2003, In : Earth Heritage. 20, p. 12-13 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

The impact of environmental factors on the distribution of plant species in a Burren grassland patch: implications for conservation

Moles, R. T., Hayes, K., O'Regan, B. & Moles, N., Oct 2003, In : Biology and Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy. 103B, 3, p. 139-145 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

environmental factor
grassland
vegetation
mass movement
angiosperm
2002

Influence of geology, glacial processes and land use on soil composition and Quaternary landscape evolution in The Burren National Park, Ireland

Moles, N. & Moles, R. T., May 2002, In : CATENA. 47, 4, p. 291-321 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

landscape evolution
national park
geology
shale
land use
2001

Determination of biogeographical range: an application of molecular phylogeography to the European pool frog Rana lessonae

Zeisset, I. & Beebee, T., 7 May 2001, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 268, 1470, p. 933-938

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Rana
phylogeography
United Kingdom
frogs
Norway

Polymerase chain reaction primers for microsatellite loci in the north European water frogs Rana ridibunda and R. lessonae

Zeisset, I., Rowe, G. & Beebee, T., 25 Dec 2001, In : Molecular Ecology. 9, 8, p. 1173-1174

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Rana
frogs
polymerase chain reaction
microsatellite repeats
loci
2000

Experimental study of wind directional variability in the vicinity of a model valley

Bullard, J. E., Wiggs, G. F. S. & Nash, D., Oct 2000, In : Geomorphology. 35, 1-2, p. 127-143 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

experimental study
valley
airflow
morphometry
bedform

The structure of a leafminer-parasitoid community

Rott, A. & Godfray, H. C. J., Mar 2000, In : Journal of Animal Ecology. 69, 2, p. 274-289 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1999

Arid geomorphology

Nash, D. J., 1 Jan 1999, In : Progress in Physical Geography. 23, 3, p. 429-439 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1998

Drainage-line silcretes of the Middle Kalahari: An analogue for Cenozoic sarsen trains?

Nash, D. J., Shaw, P. A. & Ullyott, S., 1 Jan 1998, In : Proceedings of the Geologists' Association. 109, 4, p. 241-254 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

silicification
silcrete
train
drainage
silica

Dual mechanisms for the formation of fluvial silcretes in the distal reaches of the Okavango Delta Fan, Botswana

Shaw, P. A. & Nash, D. J., 1 Jan 1998, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 23, 8, p. 705-714 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

fan delta
Botswana
fan
natural disaster
silica

Linear dune pattern variability in the vicinity of dry valleys in the southwest Kalahari

Bullard, J. E. & Nash, D. J., 1 Jan 1998, In : Geomorphology. 23, 1, p. 35-54 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

dune
valley
river
sediment
effect

Multiple calcrete profiles in the Tabernas Basin, southeast Spain: their origins and geomorphic implications

Nash, D. J. & Smith, R. F., 1 Nov 1998, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 23, 11, p. 1009-1029 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

calcrete
fan
Spain
contact
basin

RAPD identification of north European water frogs

Zeisset, I. & Beebee, T., 1998, In : Amphibia-Reptilia. 19, 2, p. 163-170

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

frogs
water
Bufo calamita
Rana esculenta
Bufo bufo

Recent advances in silcrete research and their implications for the origin and palaeoenvironmental significance of sarsens

Stewart Ullyott, J., Nash, D. J. & Shaw, P. A., 1 Jan 1998, In : Proceedings of the Geologists' Association. 109, 4, p. 255-270 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

silcrete
drainage
groundwater
Paleogene
soil profile

Silica and carbonate relationships in silcrete-calcrete intergrade duricrusts from the Kalahari of Botswana and Namibia

Nash, D. J. & Shaw, P. A., 1 Jul 1998, In : Journal of African Earth Sciences. 27, 1, p. 11-25 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

silcrete
duricrust
calcrete
silica
carbonate
1997

Late Holocene sedimentation rates and geomorphological significance of the Ncamasere Valley, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Nash, D. J., Meadows, M. E., Baxter, A. J., Shaw, P. A. & Gieske, A., 1 Sep 1997, In : South African Geographical Journal. 79, 2, p. 93-100 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Botswana
sedimentation rate
natural disaster
river
Holocene
1996

Groundwater sapping and valley development in the Hackness Hills, North Yorkshire, England

Nash, D. J., 1 Jan 1996, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 21, 9, p. 781-795 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

erosion
valley
groundwater
seepage
bedrock

On the dry valleys of the Kalahari: Documentary evidence of environmental change in central southern Africa

Nash, D. J., 1 Jan 1996, In : Geographical Journal. 162, 2, p. 154-168 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Central Africa
Southern Africa
environmental change
hydrological change
valley
1994

Duricrust development and valley evolution: Process–landform links in the Kalahari

Nash, D. J., Shaw, P. A. & Thomas, D. S. G., 1 Jan 1994, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 19, 4, p. 299-317 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

duricrust
valley
Central Africa
Namibia
Botswana

Siliceous duricrusts as palaeoclimatic indicators: evidence from the Kalahari desert of Botswana

Nash, D. J., Thomas, D. S. G. & Shaw, P. A., 1 Jan 1994, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 112, 3-4, p. 279-295 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Kalahari Desert
duricrust
Botswana
chemistry
desert
1993

Present day lunette sediment cycling at Witpan in the arid southwestern Kalahari Desert

Thomas, D. S. G., Nash, D. J., Shaw, P. A. & Van der Post, C., 1 Jan 1993, In : CATENA. 20, 5, p. 515-527 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

dune
desert
pediment
gully
sediment
1992

Late Quaternary fluvial activity in the dry valleys (mekgacha) of the Middle and Southern Kalahari, southern Africa

Shaw, P. A., Thomas, D. S. G. & Nash, D. J., 1 Jan 1992, In : Journal of Quaternary Science. 7, 4, p. 273-281 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

valley
Southern Oscillation
paleoflood
flood deposit
terrace