Visiting address:
1076 Parkstead House, Whitelands

Phone: +44 (0)20 8392 3457

Mobile: +44 (0)7985 431 703

Consultancy work

Collembola ID, PFA management

  • April 2013 Collembola survey of Dundreggan estate, Scotland on behalf of "Trees for Life".
  • Jacobs Engineering (advice on Cottam Power station PFA management) 2006.
  • Royal Parks 2003-2006: Monitoring soils and vegetation around Pen Ponds car park after changes to path layout.
  • Lee Valley Park Authority 2003 (management of old PFA orchid areas).

Links

Professional affiliations

British Ecological Society

Qualifications

Ph.D., University of York, Ecology, 1985
B.A., Oxford University, Zoology, 1982

Research interests

1: Ecology and genetic diversity of UK collembola (springtails).
2: Colonisation patterns and conservation management of industrial wastes.

Research projects

Research Expertise

  • The ecology and taxonomy of Collembola (springtails).
  • The ecology and management of pulverised fuel ash (PFA), and other industrial wastes.
  • The application of multivariate analyses.
  • General identification of UK flora and wildlife.

Teaching

Teaching Expertise:

  • Research methods at all levels from 2nd year to PhD.
  • Residential undergraduate field courses.
  • Invertebrate zoology.
  • Plant Biology.
  • Conservation/biodiversity.
  • General plant biology.

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