Ecosystem services associated with aquatic plants in urban landscapes
School of Biology
Dr C Hassall
7 January 2019
Current projections of urbanisation predict that between 2000 and 2030 the extent of urban areas will increase by an estimated 185%, representing a considerable threat to biodiversity and complex challenges for urban planners and conservationists alike (Hassall, 2014).
NERC GW4 FRESH CDT - The electric ecology of freshwater habitats
Prof D Robert, Prof M Genner
17 December 2018
Essential to all biomes, freshwater is put under pressure by urbanisation and human populations, by demands of intensive agriculture, and various damages incurred through anthropogenic pollution.
Temperature variation and risk modelling of endangered aquatic species
Dr K Cuddington
31 December 2018
In collaboration with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Natural Resources Canada, the candidate will analyze variance of temperature data for North America and use this information to access risks for endangered aquatic species.