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Our scientists and volunteers regularly publish their findings in scientific journals, books and reports, often in collaboration with international partners and participants.

2020

Henderson, C. (2020) How citizen science can support businesses to deliver on environmental targets. Earthwatch Europe, Oxford, UK

Roberts, L. R, Bishop, I. J, Adams, J. K (2020) Anthropogenically forced change in aquatic ecosystems: Reflections on the use of monitoring, archival and palaeolimnological data to inform conservation. Geo: Geography and Environment 7(1), e00089.

Winton, D.J., Anderson, L.G., Rocliffe, S. and Loiselle, S., 2020. Macroplastic pollution in freshwater environments: Focusing public and policy action. Science of the Total Environment, 704, p.135242.

2019

Ceccaroni, L., Bowser, A., Brenton, P.. 2019. Civic Education and Citizen Science: Definitions, Categories, Knowledge RepresentationCivic Engagement and Politics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. Information Resources Management Association, Hershey, USA. 

Ceccaroni, L., Bibby, J., Roger, E., Flemons, P., Michael, K., Fagan, L. and Oliver, J.L., 2019. Opportunities and Risks for Citizen Science in the Age of Artificial Intelligence. Citizen Science: Theory and Practice, 4(1). 

Head. J. 2019. Soil Health, Biodiversity and the Business Case for Sustainable Agriculture. Earthwatch Europe, Oxford, UK

Earthwatch Institute. 2019. Plastic Rivers Reducing the Plastic Pollution on our Doorstep. Earthwatch Europe, Oxford, UK

Thornhill, I., Loiselle, S., Clymans, W. and van Noordwijk, C.G.E., 2019. How citizen scientists can enrich freshwater science as contributors, collaborators, and co-creators. Freshwater Science, 38(2), pp.231-235.

Eunomia Research and Consulting. 2019. Microplastics: How should Businesses Respond? Eunomia, Bristol, UK

August, T.A., West, S.E., Robson, H., Lyon, J., Huddart, J., Velasquez, L.F. and Thornhill, I., 2019. Citizen meets social science: predicting volunteer involvement in a global freshwater monitoring experiment. Freshwater Science, 38(2), pp.321-331.

Dawson, M.R., Hutchins, M., Bachiller-Jareno, N. and Loiselle, S., 2019. The spatial and temporal variation of water quality at a community garden site in an urban setting: citizen science in action. Freshwater Science, 38(2), pp.352-364.

Miguel-Chinchilla, L., Heasley, E., Loiselle, S. and Thornhill, I., 2019. Local and landscape influences on turbidity in urban streams: a global approach using citizen scientists. Freshwater Science, 38(2), pp.303-320.

2018

Mazumdar, S., Ceccaroni, L., Piera, J., Hölker, F., Berre, A., Arlinghaus, R. and Bowser, A., 2018. Citizen science technologies and new opportunities for participation. In Hecker, S., Haklay, M., Bowser, A., Makuch, Z., Vogel, J. & Bonn, A. 2018. Citizen Science: Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy. UCL Press, London.

Ceccaroni, L. & Piera, J., 2018. Stakeholder engagement in water quality research: A case study based on the Citclops and MONOCLE projects. In Hecker, S., Haklay, M., Bowser, A., Makuch, Z., Vogel, J. & Bonn, A. 2018. Citizen Science: Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy. UCL Press, London.

Cunha, D.G.F., Dodds, W.K. and Loiselle, S.A., 2018. Factors related to water quality and thresholds for microcystin concentrations in subtropical Brazilian reservoirs. Inland Waters, 8(3), pp.368-380.

Thornhill, I., Chautard, A. and Loiselle, S., 2018. Monitoring biological and chemical trends in temperate still waters using citizen science. Water, 10(7), p.839.

Ceccaroni, L., Velickovski, F., Steblin, A. and Subirats, L., 2018. Citclops: data interpretation and knowledge-based systems integration. International Journal of Spatial Data Infrastructures Research, 13, pp.24-37.

Pocock, M.J., Chandler, M., Bonney, R., Thornhill, I., Albin, A., August, T., Bachman, S., Brown, P.M., Cunha, D.G.F., Grez, A. and Jackson, C., 2018. A vision for global biodiversity monitoring with citizen science. Advances in Ecological Research, 59, pp.169-223.

2017

Hadj-Hammou, J., Loiselle, S., Ophof, D. and Thornhill, I., 2017. Getting the full picture: Assessing the complementarity of citizen science and agency monitoring data. PloS one, 12(12), p.e0188507.

Chandler, M., Rullman, S., Cousins, J., Esmail, N., Begin, E., Venicx, G., Eisenberg, C. and Studer, M., 2017. Contributions to publications and management plans from 7 years of citizen science: use of a novel evaluation tool on Earthwatch-supported projects. Biological conservation, 208, pp.163-173.

McGavin, K., Head, J., and Smith, D. 2017. Coral Communities in the Seychelles: Annual Report for the Seychelles National Parks Authortity. Earthwatch Europe, Oxford, UK

Loiselle, S.A., Frost, P.C., Turak, E. and Thornhill, I., 2017. Citizen scientists supporting environmental research priorities. Science of the Total Environment, 598, p.937.

Cunha, D.G., Marques, J.F., Resende, J.C., Falco, P.B., Souza, C.M. and Loiselle, S.A., 2017. Citizen science participation in research in the environmental sciences: key factors related to projects’ success and longevity. Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências, 89(3), pp.2229-2245.

Chandler, M., Rullman, S., Cousins, J., Esmail, N., Begin, E., Venicx, G., Eisenberg, C. and Studer, M., 2017. Contributions to publications and management plans from 7 years of citizen science: use of a novel evaluation tool on Earthwatch-supported projects. Biological conservation, 208, pp.163-173.

Thornhill, I., Ho, J.G., Zhang, Y., Li, H., Ho, K.C., Miguel-Chinchilla, L. and Loiselle, S.A., 2017. Prioritising local action for water quality improvement using citizen science; a study across three major metropolitan areas of China. Science of the Total Environment, 584, pp.1268-1281.

Cunha, D.G.F., Casali, S.P., de Falco, P.B., Thornhill, I. and Loiselle, S.A., 2017. The contribution of volunteer-based monitoring data to the assessment of harmful phytoplankton blooms in Brazilian urban streams. Science of The Total Environment, 584, pp.586-594.

2016

Loiselle, S.A., Cunha, D.G.F., Shupe, S., Valiente, E., Rocha, L., Heasley, E., Belmont, P.P. and Baruch, A., 2016. Micro and macroscale drivers of nutrient concentrations in urban streams in South, Central and North America. PloS one, 11(9), p.e0162684.

Thornhill, I., Loiselle, S., Lind, K. and Ophof, D., 2016. The citizen science opportunity for researchers and agencies. BioScience, 66(9), pp.720-721.

Mi, X., Swenson, N.G., Jia, Q., Rao, M., Feng, G., Ren, H., Bebber, D.P. and Ma, K., 2016. Stochastic assembly in a subtropical forest chronosequence: evidence from contrasting changes of species, phylogenetic and functional dissimilarity over succession. Scientific reports, 6, p.32596.

Loiselle, S., Thornhill, I. and Bailey, N., 2016, September. Citizen science: advantages of shallow versus deep participation. In Front. Environ. Sci. Conf. Abstr. Austrian Citiz. Sci. Conf.(Vol. 2016) (p. 4).

2015

Castilla, E.P., Cunha, D.G.F., Lee, F.W.F., Loiselle, S., Ho, K.C. and Hall, C., 2015. Quantification of phytoplankton bloom dynamics by citizen scientists in urban and peri-urban environments. Environmental monitoring and assessment, 187(11), p.690.

Crockatt, M.E. and Bebber, D.P., 2015. Edge effects on moisture reduce wood decomposition rate in a temperate forest. Global Change Biology, 21(2), pp.698-707.

Riutta, T., Clack, H., Crockatt, M. and Slade, E.M., 2016. Landscape-scale implications of the edge effect on soil fauna activity in a temperate forest. Ecosystems, 19(3), pp.534-544.

Castilla, E.P., Cunha, D.G.F., Lee, F.W.F., Loiselle, S., Ho, K.C. and Hall, C., 2015. Quantification of phytoplankton bloom dynamics by citizen scientists in urban and peri-urban environments. Environmental monitoring and assessment, 187(11), p.690.

McMahon, S.M., Bebber, D.P., Butt, N., Crockatt, M., Kirby, K., Parker, G.G., Riutta, T. and Slade, E.M., 2015. Ground based LiDAR demonstrates the legacy of management history to canopy structure and composition across a fragmented temperate woodland. Forest Ecology and Management, 335, pp.255-260.

2014

Butt, N., Bebber, D.P., Riutta, T., Crockatt, M., Morecroft, M.D. and Malhi, Y., 2014. Relationships between tree growth and weather extremes: spatial and interspecific comparisons in a temperate broadleaf forest. Forest ecology and management, 334, pp.209-216.

Crockatt, M.E. and Bebber, D.P., 2015. Edge effects on moisture reduce wood decomposition rate in a temperate forest. Global Change Biology, 21(2), pp.698-707.

2013

Slade, E.M., Merckx, T., Riutta, T., Bebber, D.P., Redhead, D., Riordan, P. and Macdonald, D.W., 2013. Life‐history traits and landscape characteristics predict macro‐moth responses to forest fragmentation. Ecology, 94(7), pp.1519-1530.

Chisholm, R.A., Muller‐Landau, H.C., Abdul Rahman, K., Bebber, D.P., Bin, Y., Bohlman, S.A., Bourg, N.A., Brinks, J., Bunyavejchewin, S., Butt, N. and Cao, H., 2013. Scale‐dependent relationships between tree species richness and ecosystem function in forests. Journal of Ecology, 101(5), pp.1214-1224

Slade, E.M., Merckx, T., Riutta, T., Bebber, D.P., Redhead, D., Riordan, P. and Macdonald, D.W., 2013. Life‐history traits and landscape characteristics predict macro‐moth responses to forest fragmentation. Ecology, 94(7), pp.1519-1530.

2012

Chandler, M., Bebber, D.P., Castro, S., Lowman, M.D., Muoria, P., Oguge, N. and Rubenstein, D.I., 2012. International citizen science: making the local global. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 10(6), pp.328-331.

Riutta, T., Slade, E.M., Bebber, D.P., Taylor, M.E., Malhi, Y., Riordan, P., Macdonald, D.W. and Morecroft, M.D., 2012. Experimental evidence for the interacting effects of forest edge, moisture and soil macrofauna on leaf litter decomposition. Soil biology and Biochemistry, 49, pp.124-131.

Bebber, D.P., Carine, M.A., Davidse, G., Harris, D.J., Haston, E.M., Penn, M.G., Cafferty, S., Wood, J.R. and Scotland, R.W., 2012. Big hitting collectors make massive and disproportionate contribution to the discovery of plant species. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 279(1736), pp.2269-2274.

2011

Khatun, K., Valdes, P.J., Knorr, W. and Khalid, M.A., 2010. Exploring synergies between the Clean Development Mechanism and national forest policies in India to advance sustainable development for a post-2012 climate policy. Climate and Development, 2(3), pp.207-220.

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