Biological Sciences

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Fishes Medicine & Life Sciences
Oncorhynchus mykiss Medicine & Life Sciences
soil Earth & Environmental Sciences
Salmo salar Medicine & Life Sciences
Soil Medicine & Life Sciences
Ecosystem Medicine & Life Sciences
Energy Metabolism Medicine & Life Sciences
Genes Medicine & Life Sciences

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Mohamed Abdalla

Person: Academic Related - Research

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Paul Acker

Person: Academic Related - Research

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Fabrizio Albanito

Person: Academic Related - Research


Research Output 1974 2018

Abundant pre-industrial carbon detected in Canadian Arctic headwaters: implications for the permafrost carbon feedback

Dean, J. F., van der Velde, Y., Garnett, M. H., Dinsmore, K. J., Baxter, R., Lessels, J. S., Smith, P., Street, L. E., Subke, J-A., Tetzlaff, D., Washbourne, I., Wookey, P. A. & Billett, M. F. Mar 2018 In : Environmental Research Letters. 13, 3, 11 p., 034024

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access

A call for viewshed ecology: Advancing our understanding of the ecology of information through viewshed analysis

Aben, J., Pellikka, P. & Travis, J. M. J. Mar 2018 In : Methods in Ecology and Evolution. 9, 3, p. 624-633 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

auditory cue
2 Citations

Accelerated increase in plant species richness on mountain summits is linked to warming

Steinbauer, M. J. , Grytnes, J-A. , Jurasinski, G. , Kulonen, A. , Lenoir, J. , Pauli, H. , Rixen, C. , Winkler, M. , Bardy-Durchhalter, M. , Barni, E. , Bjorkman, A. D. , Breiner, F. T. , Burg, S. , Czortek, P. , Dawes, M. A. , Delimat, A. , Dullinger, S. , Erschbamer, B. , Felde, V. A. , Fernández-Arberas, O. & 33 others Fossheim, K. F., Gómez-García, D., Georges, D., Grindrud, E. T., Haider, S., Haugum, S. V., Henriksen, H., Herreros, M. J., Jaroszewicz, B., Jaroszynska, F., Kanka, R., Kapfer, J., Klanderud, K., Kühn, I., Lamprecht, A., Matteodo, M., di Cella, U. M., Normand, S., Odland, A., Olsen, S. L., Palacio, S., Petey, M., Piscová, V., Sedlakova, B., Steinbauer, K., Stöckli, V., Svenning, J-C., Teppa, G., Theurillat, J-P., Vittoz, P., Woodin, S. J., Zimmermann, N. E. & Wipf, S. 2018 In : Nature. 556, p. 231-234 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

species richness
local extinction
global change


Oceanlab Business Unit

Biological Sciences

Equipment/facility: Facility


Vibration tables

Biological Sciences

Equipment/facility: Equipment

Shock testing
Electronic equipment


Best student oral presentation prize; Highly commended

Gwen -Aelle Grelet (Recipient), Dec 1999

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Fellow of Royal Society of Edinburgh

Jane Margaret Reid (Recipient), 15 Feb 2017

Prize: Election to learned society

Activities 1987 2017

PhD Examiner

Philip Smith (Examiner)
14 Feb 2017

Activity: Examination

Modelling SoilMAT-ters

Brand, A. M. (Speaker), Smith, J. U. (Speaker)
21 Nov 2017

Activity: Invited talk

Modelling SoilMAT-ters

Brand, A. M. (Speaker)
18 Dec 2017

Activity: Oral presentation

Press / Media

Spread of Japanese wireweed in Scotland

Philip Smith & Fiona Manson


1 media contribution

Press / Media: Other

Lobsters on the move

Philip Smith


1 media contribution

Press / Media: Research

Lobster tracking

Philip Smith


1 media contribution

Press / Media: Research