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Defining and evaluating the impact of cross-disciplinary conservation research
(2010-12) - Journal article,
Cross-disciplinary research is advocated as a way of improving understanding of the complexity of environmental problems; cross-disciplinary projects, centres and academic institutes have increased. However, there is ...
Sustainable development and the Arctic : An imperative in search of a uniting agenda
(Arctic Research Centre, 2015-08) - Report,
Protest, politics and produce : a resource account of anti-genetically modified organism activism
(2015-01-15) - Journal article,
Activism research is over-reliant on social psychological frameworks emphasising framing or ideological-based explanations. The current underdevelopment of resource-based accounts requires urgent attention from social ...
Local indicators for categorical data : Impacts of scaling decisions
(2010) - Journal article,
When the geographic distribution of landscape pattern varies, global indices fail to capture the spatial nonstationarity within the dataset. Methods that measure landscape pattern at a spatially local scale are advantageous, ...
The anthropogenic influence on wildfire regimes : charcoal records from the Holocene and Last Interglacial at Ioannina, Greece
(2013-12) - Journal article,
Aim: To characterize the changing fire regime of a Mediterranean landscape during the Holocene and the Last Interglacial and, by comparing the two periods, to improve our understanding of the extent and timing of human ...
Impact of small-scale vegetation structure on tephra layer preservation
(2016-11-15) - Journal article,
The factors that influence tephra layer taphonomy are poorly understood, but vegetation cover is likely to play a role in the preservation of terrestrial tephra deposits. The impact of vegetation on tephra layer preservation ...
Drivers of public attitudes towards small wind turbines in the UK
(2016-03-24) - Journal article,
Small Wind Turbines (SWTs) are a growing micro-generation industry with over 870,000 installed units worldwide. No research has focussed on public attitudes towards SWTs, despite evidence the perception of such attitudes ...
The effects of electricity costs on firm re-location decisions: insights for the pollution havens hypothesis?
(2017-12) - Journal article,
Electricity costs are partly driven by environmental policy choices. In this paper, the effects of variations in electricity costs—as measured by end-user electricity prices–on firm relocation decisions are investigated. ...
Impacts of regional productivity growth, decoupling and pollution leakage
(2017) - Journal article,
Impacts of regional productivity growth, decoupling and pollution leakage. Regional Studies. This paper examines the issues of decoupling regional economic growth and pollution and the extent to which pollution effects ...
Modelling spatial distributions of alpine vegetation : a graph theory approach to delineate ecologically-consistent species assemblages
(2015) - Journal article,
Safeguarding biodiversity has been one of the most important issues on the environmental and forest policies agenda since the 1990's. The problem remains in terms of decisions and knowledge on where to set appropriate ...