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Publication List also available on the Environmental Change Research Centre pages here, as well as at UCL Discovery. Remarkably, Google has done this with the list without even being asked.

Battarbee, R. W., Shilland, E. M., Kernan, M., Monteith, D. T. & Curtis, C. J. (2014) Recovery of acidified surface waters from acidification in the United Kingdom after twenty years of chemical and biological monitoring (1988-2008). Ecological Indicators, 37, Part B, 267-273.

Battarbee, R. W., Simpson, G. L., Shilland, E. M., Flower, R. J., Kreiser, A., Yang, H., Clarke, &. & Gina. (2014) Recovery of UK lakes from acidification: An assessment using combined palaeoecological and contemporary diatom assemblage data. Ecological Indicators, 37, Part B, 365-380.

Curtis, C. J., Battarbee, R. W., Monteith, D. T. & Shilland, E. M. (2014) The future of upland water ecosystems of the UK in the 21st century: A synthesis. Ecological Indicators, 37, Part B, 412-430.

Malcolm, I. A., Bacon, P. J., Middlemas, S. J., Fryer, R. J., Shilland, E. M. & Collen, P. (2014) Relationships between hydrochemistry and the presence of juvenile brown trout (Salmo trutta) in headwater streams recovering from acidification. Ecological Indicators, 37, Part B, 351-364.

Murphy, J. F., Winterbottom, J. H., Orton, S., Simpson, G. L., Shilland, E. M. & Hildrew, A. G. (2014) Evidence of recovery from acidification in the macroinvertebrate assemblages of UK fresh waters: A 20-year time series. Ecological Indicators, 37, Part B, 330-340.

Stockdale, A., Tipping, E., Fjellheim, A., Garmo, +. A., Hildrew, A. G., Lofts, S., Monteith, D. T., Ormerod, S. J. & Shilland, E. M. (2014) Recovery of macroinvertebrate species richness in acidified upland waters assessed with a field toxicity model. Ecological Indicators, 37, Part B, 341-350.

Battarbee, R. W., Shilland, E. M., Simpson, G. L., Salgado, J., Goldsmith, B. J., Grey, W. & Turner, S. D. (2013) Surface-water Acidity in the River Dart Area. Report for the West Country Rivers Trust. ECRC Research Report No. 154, 1-56. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Mackay, A. W., Bezrukova, E. V., Boyle, J. F., Holmes, J. A., Panizzo, V. N., Piotrowska, N., Shchetnikov, A., Shilland, E. M., Tarasov, P. & White, D. (2013) Multiproxy evidence for abrupt climate change impacts on terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems in the Olkhon region of Lake Baikal, central Asia. Quaternary International, 290-291, 46-56.

Salgado, J., Shilland, E. M. & Battarbee, R. W. (2013) A Review of Liming as a Technique for Protecting Salmonid Fish Populations in Acidified Surface Waters. Report for the West Country Rivers Trust. ECRC Research Report No. 156, 1-56. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Sayer, C. D., Shilland, E. M., Greaves, H., Dawson, B., Patmore, I., Emson, D., Alderton, E., Robinson, P., Andrews, K., Axmacher, J. & Wiik, E. (2013) Managing Britain's ponds - conservation lessons from a Norfolk farm. British Wildlife 25(1), 21-28. British Wildlife Publishing, Gillingham, Dorset.

Shilland, E. M., Burgess, A., Roe, K. & Goodrich, S. (2013) Environmental Change Network Diatom Analysis and Archiving Project. Final Report to the ECN. Research Report No. 158, 1-54. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M. (2013) 25 Years of the Acid Waters Monitoring Network in Wales.  Marine and Freshwater Evidence Workshop, Countryside Council for Wales HQ, Bangor. February 20th 2013.

Shilland, E. M. (2013) UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network (UKAWMN) - Contract 22 01 249 Llyn Cwm Mynach, Afon Hafren and Afon Gwy Annual Summary Progress Report April 2012 - March 2013. Report to the Welsh Government, Countryside Council for Wales and Environment Agency, Wales.  1-82. ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Irvine, L. & Malcolm, I. A. (2013) UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network (UKAWMN) - Allt na Coire nan Con, Loch Chon and Loch Grannoch. Annual Summary Progress Report to Forest Research. April 2012 - March 2013.  1-41. ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Irvine, L., Malcolm, I. A. & Salgado, J. (2013) The United Kingdom Acid Waters Monitoring Network Data Report for 2011-2012 (year 24). Report to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Contract EPG 1/3/160).  1-250. ENSIS Ltd. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Velle, G., Telford, R. J., Curtis, C. J., Eriksson, L., Fjellheim, A., Frolova, M., Fölster, J., Grudule, N., Halvorsen, G. A., Hildrew, A., Hoffmann, A., Indriksone, I., Kamasová, L., Kopácek, J., Orton, S., Krám, P., Monteith, D. T., Senoo, T., Shilland, E. M., Stuchlík, E., Wiklund, M. L., de Wit, H. & Skjelkvåle, B. L. (2013) Biodiversity in freshwaters: temporal trends and response to water chemistry. ICP Waters Report 114/2013, 1-66. NIVA, Norway.

Allott, T. E. H., Evans, M., Rothwell, J., Evans, C. D., Monteith, D. T., Crouch, T., Walker, J., Shilland, E. M. & Battarbee, R. W. (9-5-2012) Peatlands and water quality: degradation, restoration and the Water Framework Directive.  Reducing the cost of the Water Framework Directive through Payments for Water Services. Valuing Nature Network Meeting. Leeds. 9th May 2012.

Battarbee, R. W., Evans, C. D., Shilland, E. M. & Monteith, D. T. (2012) An Upland Waters Monitoring Network for the UK. Tracking changes in water quality and biodiversity in upland streams and lakes across the UK. Poster. Joint British Ecological Society and IUCN UK Peatland Programme Symposium 2012. Investing in Peatlands - Demonstrating Success, 26 - 28 June, Bangor University.

Battarbee, R. W., Shilland, E. M. & Yang, H. (2012) Epilithic diatoms from the Trout Beck, North Pennines: 1997-2011. Report to the Environmental Change Network. Research Report No. 150, 1-31. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Battarbee, R. W. & Shilland, E. M. (2012) Acid Waters Monitoring Network (AWMN) to Upland Waters Monitoring Network (UWMN): tracking water quality and biodiversity in the Uplands.  Joint EA/NE/CCW Lakes Workshop, Birmingham. Dec 4th 2012.

Battarbee, R. W. & Shilland, E. M. (2012) Acid Waters Monitoring Network to Upland Waters Monitoring Network: tracking water quality and biodiversity in the Uplands.  Plenary 2. The FBA Annual Scientific Meeting 2012. Glasgow. 11th July 2012.

Mackay, A. W., Bezrukova, E. V., Leng, M. J., Meaney, M., Nunes, A., Piotrowska, N., Self, A., Shchetnikov, A., Shilland, E. M., Tarasov, P., Wang, L. & White, D. (2012) Aquatic ecosystem responses to Holocene climate change and biome development in boreal, central Asia. Quaternary Science Reviews, 41, 119-131.

Malcolm, I. A., Bacon, P., Middlemas, S., Fryer, R., Shilland, E. M. & Monteith, D. T. (2012) Relationships Between Hydrochemistry And The Presence Of Brown Trout (Salmo Trutta) In Headwater Streams Recovering From Acidification.  6th World Fisheries Congress: Sustainable Fisheries in a Changing World. Edinburgh, Scotland. 7th - 11th May 2012.

Sayer, C., Andrews, K., Shilland, E., Edmonds, N., Edmonds-Brown, R., Patmore, I., Emson, D. & Axmacher, J. (2012) The role of pond management for biodiversity conservation in an agricultural landscape. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, 22, 626-638.

Shilland, E. M., Irvine, L. & Malcolm, I. A. (2012) UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network (UKAWMN) - Contract 22 01 249 Llyn Cwm Mynach, Afon Hafren and Afon Gwy Annual Summary Progress Report April 2011 - March 2012. Report to the Welsh Government, Countryside Council for Wales and Environment Agency, Wales.  1-104. ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Irvine, L., Malcolm, I. A. & Salgado, J. (2012) UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network (UKAWMN) - Llyn Llagi. Annual Summary Progress Report to the Countryside Council for Wales. April 2011 - March 2012.  1-25. ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Irvine, L. & Malcolm, I. A. (2012) UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network (UKAWMN) - Allt na Coire nan Con, Loch Chon and Loch Grannoch. Annual Summary Progress Report to Forest Research. April 2011 - March 2012.  1-41. ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Irvine, L., Malcolm, I. A., Marazzi, L., Panizzo, V. N. & Salgado, J. (2012) The United Kingdom Acid Waters Monitoring Network Data Report for 2010-2011 (year 23). Report to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Contract EPG 1/3/160).  1-239. ENSIS Ltd. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Battarbee, R. W., Curtis, C. J. & Shilland, E. M. (2011) The Round Loch of Glenhead: Recovery from acidification, climate change monitoring and future threats. Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 469, 1-41. Scottish Natural Heritage, Inverness.

Evans, C. D., Monteith, D. T., Simpson, G. L., Shilland, E. M., Curtis, C. J., Battarbee, R. W., Patrick, S. T., Reynolds, B. & Helliwell, R. C. (2011) The UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network: (20 years of research in 20 minutes…).  19th ICP Integrated Monitoring Task Force Meeting. Rome, Italy. 4-6th May 2011.

Goldsmith, B. J., Shilland, E. M., Bennion, H. B. & Sayer, C. D. (2011) Lake monitoring to support EA WFD. EA Ecological Services Framework Contract (22383) - Data Report.  ENSIS Ltd, London.

Goldsmith, B. J., Shilland, E. M. & Sayer, C. D. (2011) Conservation of the field ponds at Kirby Cane Hall Farm for Higher Level Stewardship. Final Report to Kirby Cane Hall Farms.  1-35. ENSIS Ltd., Environmental Change Research Centre, UCL, London.

Kernan, M., Battarbee, R. W., Curtis, C. J., Evans, C. D., Monteith, D. T., Shilland, E. M. & Simpson, G. L. (2011) Recovery of acidified lakes and streams in the UK, 1988-2009.  8th International Conference on Acid Deposition. Acid Rain 2011. Beijing, China. 15th-18th June 2011.

Pla-Rabes, S., Flower, R. J., Shilland, E. M. & Kreiser, A. M. (2011) Assessing microbial diversity using recent lake sediments and estimations of spatio-temporal diversity. Journal of Biogeography, 38, 2033-2040.

Shilland, E. M., Irvine, L. & Malcolm, I. A. (2011) UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network (UKAWMN) - Contract 22 01 249 Llyn Cwm Mynach, Afon Hafren and Afon Gwy Annual Summary Progress Report April 2010 - March 2011. Report to the Welsh Assembly Government, Countryside Council for Wales and Environment Agency, Wales.  1-94. ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Battarbee, R. W., Flower, R. J., Keay, J., Malcolm, I. A., McCartney, A., Monteith, D. T., Roe, K., Rose, N. L. & Yang, H. (2011) Land-Use Experiments in the Loch Laidon Catchment: 2011 Report on Stream Water Quality to the Rannoch Trust. Research Report No. 148, 1-140. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Irvine, L. & Malcolm, I. A. (2011) UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network (UKAWMN) - Allt na Coire nan Con, Loch Chon and Loch Grannoch. Annual Summary Progress Report to Forest Research. April 2010 - March 2011.  1-41. ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Irvine, L. & Malcolm, I. A. (2011) The United Kingdom Acid Waters Monitoring Network Data Report for 2009-2010 (year 22). Report to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Contract EPG 1/3/160).  1-237. ENSIS Ltd. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Battarbee, R. W., Shilland, E. M. & Monteith, D. T. (2010) Tracking the biodiversity response of upland waters to environmental change: the value of the UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network. Presentation. Beyond 2010: strategies for understanding and responding to long-term trends in UK biodiversity. Natural History Museum, London, UK. 16-17 November 2010.

Battarbee, R. W. & Shilland, E. M. (2010) Epilithic diatoms from the Trout Beck, North Pennines: 1997-2008. Report to the Environmental Change Network. Research Report No. 145, 1-31. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Battarbee, R. W. & Shilland, E. M. (2010) ECN Diatom Time-series from the Nant Teyrn, Snowdonia. Report to the Countryside Council for Wales.  1-16. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Curtis, C. J., Battarbee, R. W., Shilland, E. M., Simpson, G. L., Kernan, M. R. & Monteith, D. T. (2010) The UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network: 20 Year Interpretive Report – a brief summary. Skjelkvåle, B. L., de Wit, H., and Jeffries, D. Proceedings of the 25th Meeting of the ICP Waters Task Force in Burlington, Canada, October 19-21 2009, 29-35. NIVA, Oslo, Norway. NIVA Report No. 5995-2010.

Curtis, C. J., Battarbee, R. W., Heliwell, R., Flower, R. J., Simpson, G. L., Monteith, D. T., Shilland, E. M., Aherne, J. & MacDougall, G. (2010) Recovery Progress: Reference Conditions and Restoration Targets. In: UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network 20 Year Interpretative Report, 206-237, ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Flower, R. J., Simpson, G. L., Kreiser, A. M., Yang, H., Shilland, E. M. & Battarbee, R. W. (2010) Epilithic Diatoms. In: UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network 20 Year Interpretative Report, 97-111, ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Goldsmith, B. J. & Shilland, E. M. (2010) Common Standards Macrophyte Surveys: Welsh Standing Waters 2007 - 2009, Data Summary. Report to CCW as part of: Lake Macrophyte & Habitat Surveys for the Water Framework Directive, 2007-10. Contract No: 20457.  1-129. The Environment Agency., Bristol.

Goldsmith, B. J., Shilland, E. M., Bennion, H. B., Sayer, C. D., Salgado, J., Burgess, A. & Darwell, A. (2010) Lake Macrophyte and Habitat Surveys for Water Framework Directive Status Classification and Site Condition Assessment: Data Report. Contract No: 20457.  Environment Agency., Bristol.

Hildrew, A. G., Winterbottom, J. H., Orton, S., Murphy, J., Simpson, G. L. & Shilland, E. M. (2010) Macroinvertebrates. In: UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network 20 Year Interpretative Report, 126-139, ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Kernan, M., Monteith, D. T., Battarbee, R. W., Curtis, C. J., Shilland, E. M. & Simpson, G. L. (2010) Introduction. In: UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network 20 Year Interpretative Report, 23-30, ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Kernan, M., Battarbee, R. W., Curtis, C. J., Monteith, D. T.& Shilland, E. M. (2010) UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network 20 Year Interpretative Report, 1-477, ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Malcolm, I. A., Bacon, P., Middlemas, S., Collen, P. & Shilland, E. M. (2010) Salmonid Fish Populations. In: UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network 20 Year Interpretative Report, 140-165, ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Malcolm, I. A., Bacon, P., Middlemas, S., Collen, P. & Shilland, E. M. (2010) Acid Waters and salmonid populations. Presentation. Workshop on Forestry and Acidification at Forest Research, Northern Research Station, Midlothian, Scotland. Tue 9 Nov 2010.

Shilland, E. M., Collen, P., Flower, R. J., Keay, J., McCartney, A., Roe, K., Rose, N. L. & Yang, H. (2010) Land-use experiments in the Loch Laidon catchment. 2010 Data Report on Stream Water Quality to the Rannoch Trust. Research Report No. 147, 1-86. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Curtis, C. J. & Kernan, M. R. (2010) UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network (UKAWMN). Llyn Llagi, Llyn Cwm Mynach, Afon Hafren and Afon Gwy. Sites Summary Report. Report to the Countryside Council for Wales.  1-103. ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Irvine, L. & Malcolm, I. A. (2010) UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network (UKAWMN) - Contract 22 01 249 Llyn Cwm Mynach, Afon Hafren and Afon Gwy Annual Summary Progress Report April 2009 - March 2010. Report to the Welsh Assembly Government, Countryside Council for Wales and Environment Agency, Wales.  1-74. ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Irvine, L. & Malcolm, I. A. (2010) UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network (UKAWMN) - Allt na Coire nan Con, Loch Chon and Loch Grannoch. Annual Summary Progress Report to Forest Research. April 2009 - March 2010.  1-40. ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M. & Monteith, D. T. (2010) Aquatic Macrophytes. In: UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network 20 Year Interpretative Report, 112-125, ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Irvine, L. & Malcolm, I. A. (2010) The United Kingdom Acid Waters Monitoring Network Data Report for 2008-2009 (year 21). Report to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Contract EPG 1/3/160).  1-237. ENSIS Ltd. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Burgess, A., Goldsmith, B. J., Hatton-Ellis, T., Hughes, M. & Shilland, E. M. (1-3-2009) CCW Standing Waters SSSI Monitoring 2007-2008. CCW Contract Science Report No. 855.  -351. Countryside Council for Wales, Bangor.

Goldsmith, B. J., Hughes, M. J. & Shilland, E. M. (2009) Habitats Directive assessment of Lyn Anafon with respect to proposed water level changes. Final report to Mott MacDonald. Research Report No. 138, 1-36. ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M. & Hutchins, M. (2009) UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network (UKAWMN) - Contract 22 01 249 Llyn Cwm Mynach, Afon Hafren and Afon Gwy Annual Summary Progress Report April 2008 - March 2009. Report to the Welsh Assembly Government, Countryside Council for Wales and Environment Agency, Wales.  1-61. ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M. & Hutchins, M. (2009) UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network (UKAWMN) - Allt na Coire nan Con, Loch Chon and Loch Grannoch. Annual Summary Progress Report to Forest Research. April 2008 - March 2009.  1-37. ENSIS Ltd, Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Monteith, D. T. & Hutchins, M. (2009) The United Kingdom Acid Waters Monitoring Network Data Report for 2007-2008 (year 20). Report to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Contract EPG 1/3/160).  1-205. ENSIS Ltd. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Battarbee, R. W., Monteith, D. T., Juggins, S., Simpson, G. L., Shilland, E. M., Flower, R. J. & Kreiser, A. M. (2008) Assessing the accuracy of diatom-based transfer functions in defining reference pH conditions for acidified lakes in the United Kingdom. The Holocene, 18, 57-67.

Sayer, C. D. & Shilland, E. M. (2008) Great Crested Newt - the discovery of pond heaven! River Glaven Conservation Group Newsletter March, 1-8. River Glaven Conservation Group, Norfolk.

Shilland, E. M., Monteith, D. T., Curtis, C. J., Kreiser, A. M., Keay, J. & Collen, P. (2008) The effects of cattle grazing on aquatic ecosystems of Rannoch Moor, results from a long-term experiment. Pimley, E.  18-20. Rannoch Trust, London. Grazing Management of Upland Habitats:Implications for Nature Conservation, Biodiversity and Land Use. 11-4-2008.

Shilland, E. M. (2008) UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network (UKAWMN) - Contract 22 01 249. Llyn Cwm Mynach - Annual Summary Progress Report. April 2007 - March 2008. Report to the Welsh Assembly Government.  1-20. ENSIS Ltd, University College London, London.

Flower, R. J., Monteith, D. T., Tyler, J. J., Shilland, E. M. & Pla, S. (2007) The Aquatic Flora of Lochnagar. In: Lochnagar - The natural history of a mountain lake, 199-229, Springer, Dordrecht.

Monteith, D. T. & Shilland, E. M. (2007) The United Kingdom Acid Waters Monitoring Network Assessment of the First 18 Years of Data. Data Summary Annex Accompanying Research Project Final Report. Report to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Contract EPG 1/3/160).  1-276. ENSIS Ltd. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Rennie, S., Sherrin, L., Irvine, L., Lane, M., Scott, A., Parr, T., Adamson, J., Arnold, K., Bailey, N., Bonjean, M., Bradford, B., Chadd, R., vy-Bowker, J., De Ville, M., Dilks, C., Dodd, B., English, V., Foy, B., Fraser, D., Gunn, I., Gunn, R., Hatton-Ellis, M., Howard, S., Jeffrey, J., Jerome, M., Jouny, K., Lynch, D., Matthews, D., May, L., Meadows, P., Monteith, D., Lacan, M., Kelly, T., Netherway, A., Ploger, A., Prigg, R., Rhucroft, C., Rippon, L., Rose, R., Scrivener, J., Shafiq, N., Shilland, E. M., Tacon, J., Taylor, C., Taylor, S., Walmsley, R. & Watson, H. (2007) The UK Environmental Change Network. Annual Data Digest 2006. Part 2 - Freshwater Sites.  

Shilland, E. M., Monteith, D. T., Hutchins, M. & Beaumont, W. R. C. (2007) The United Kingdom Acid Waters Monitoring Network Data Report for 2006-2007 (year 19). Report to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Contract EPG 1/3/160).  1-203. ENSIS Ltd. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Monteith, D. T., Keay, J., Collen, P. & Kreiser, A. (2007) Land-use experiments in the Loch Laidon catchment. 2007 Data Report on Stream Water Quality to the Rannoch Trust. Research Report No. 120, 1-75. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Burgess, A. & Shilland, E. M. (2006) Lake SSSI Assessments (17 lakes) – Site Condition Monitoring.Final Report to English Nature (now Natural England) under Contract FST20-29-024. Research Report No. 112, 1-62. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Goldsmith, B. J., Shilland, E. M., Shilland, J. D., Burgess, A. & Hughes, M. J. (2006) Lake monitoring to support EA WFD intercalibration exercise and classification tool development - Phase 3 Data Report.  ENSIS Ltd. University College London, London.

Rennie, S., Irvine, L., Sherrin, L. C., Lane, M., Scott, W. A., Parr, T. W., Adamson, J., Arnold, K., Bonjean, M., Carse, F., Chadd, R., vey-Bowker, J., De Ville, M., Dodd, B., English, V., Foy, B., Fraser, D., Gunn, I., Gunn, R., Hatton-Ellis, M., Howard, S., Jeffrey, J., Jerome, M., Johnson, J., Lynch, D., Matthews, D., May, L., Meadows, P., Monteith, D., Moore, M., Moreland, T., Netherway, A., Pircher, E., Prigg, R., Proctor, B., Rhucroft, C., Rippon, L., Shafiq, N., Shilland, E. M., Tacon, J., Taylor, C., Taylor, S., Townend, V., Walmsley, R., Watson, H. & Whittingham, E. (2006) The United Kingdom Environmental Change Network. Annual Data Digest 2005. Part 2 - Freshwater Sites.  NERC/Centre for Ecology and Hydrology.

Shilland, E. M., Monteith, D. T., Keay, J., Collen, P. & Kreiser, A. (2006) Land-use experiments in the Loch Laidon catchment. Tenth Report on Stream Water Quality to the Rannoch Trust. Research Report No. 111, 1-83. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London.

Shilland, E. M., Monteith, D. T. & Battarbee, R. W. (2006) Recovery of Acidified Waters in the United Kingdom. Evidence from the UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network. Special Theme - Restoration & Recovery of Fresh Waters. Poster. Freshwater Biological Association, FBA Annual Scientific Meeting 2006, Dorset.

Shilland, E. M. & Sayer, C. D. (2006) Pond Amphibian Survey with Special Reference to Great Crested Newts. Manor Farm, Melton Constable, Norfolk. Research Report No. 108, 1-25. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Monteith, D. T., Bonjean, M. & Beaumont, W. R. C. (2006) The United Kingdom Acid Waters Monitoring Network Data Report for 2005-2006 (year 18). Report to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Contract EPG 1/3/160).  1-203. ENSIS Ltd. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Curtis, C. J., Emmett, B. A., Grant, H., Kernan, M., Reynolds, B. & Shilland, E. (2005) Nitrogen saturation in UK moorlands: the critical role of bryophytes and lichens in determining retention of atmospheric N deposition. Journal of Applied Ecology, 42, 507-517.

Goldsmith, B. J., Burgess, A., Shilland, E. M. & Shilland, J. D. (2005) Lake SSSI assessments - site condition monitoring. English Nature Contract FST20-29-024. Data Report.  ENSIS Ltd. University College London, London.

Goldsmith, B. J., Shilland, E. M., Shilland, J. D., Bennion, H. B., Hughes, M. J. & Sayer, C. D. (2005) Lake monitoring to support EA WFD intercalibration exercise and classification tool development, and CCW Site Condition Assessment - Phase 2 Data Report.  ENSIS Ltd. University College London, London.

Kamenik.C., Agusti-Panareda, A., Appleby, P. G., Dearing, J. A., Shilland, E. M., Sporka, F., Stefkova, E. & Thompson, A. R. (2005) Paleolimnological evidence for atmospheric pollution, climate and catchment-related changes in alpine chrysophyte stomatocyst assemblages (Tatra, Slovakia). Nova Hedwigia, Beiheft 128, 275-294.

Monteith, D. T., Hildrew, A. G., Flower, R. J., Raven, P. J., Beaumont, W. R. B., Collen, P., Kreiser, A. M., Shilland, E. M. & Winterbottom, J. H. (2005) Biological responses to the chemical recovery of acidified fresh waters in the UK. Environmental Pollution, 137, 83-101.

Shilland, E. M., Monteith, D. T., Keay, J., Collen, P. & Kreiser, A. (2005) Land-use experiments in the Loch Laidon catchment. Ninth Report on Stream Water Quality to the Rannoch Trust. Research Report No. 103, 1-71. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London.

Shilland, E. M., Monteith, D. T., Bonjean, M. & Beaumont, W. R. C. (2005) The United Kingdom Acid Waters Monitoring Network Data Report for 2004-2005 (year 17). Report to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Contract EPG 1/3/160).  1-188. ENSIS Ltd., London.

Simpson, G. L., Shilland, E. M., Winterbottom, J. M. & Keay, J. (2005) Defining reference conditions for acidified waters using a modern analogue approach. Environmental Pollution, 137, 119-133.

Goldsmith, B. J., Shilland, E. M., Shilland, J. D. & Bennion, H. B. (2004)  Pilot lake monitoring for the WFD - Phase 1 Data report.  ENSIS Ltd. University College London, London.

Perrow, M. R., Sayer, C. D., Skeate, E. R., Shilland, E. M., Goldsmith, B. J. & Hughes, M. J. (2004) The Future Management of Falcondale Lake, Site of Special Scientific Interest, Ceredigion. CCW Contract Science Report No 620., 1-49. Countryside Council for Wales, Bangor, Gwynedd.

Shilland, E. M., Monteith, D. T., Bonjean, M. & Beaumont, W. R. C. (2004) The United Kingdom Acid Waters Monitoring Network Data Report for 2003-2004 (year 16). Report to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Contract EPG 1/3/160).  1-188. ENSIS Ltd., London.

Shilland, E. M., Monteith, D. T., Keay, J., Collen, P. & Kreiser, A. (2004) Land-use experiments in the Loch Laidon catchment. Eighth Report on Stream Water Quality to the Rannoch Trust. Research Report No. 93, 1-72. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Skeate, E. R., Perrow, M. R., Sayer, C. D., Wheeler, B., Shaw, S. S., Hughes, M., Shilland, E. M., Tomlinson, M. L. & Ayres, K. (2004) A feasability study into the restoration of Upton Broad including potential sediment removal. Report to the Norfolk Wildlife Trust in partnership with the Broads Authority and English Nature.  1-101. Norfolk Wildlife Trust, Norwich.

Bennion, H. B., Shilland, E. M. & Appleby, P. G. (2003) An Assessment of Recent Environmental Change in Llyn Tegid Using Palaeolimnology. In: The ecology, conservation and environmental history of the largest natural lake in Wales, 153-168, University of Liverpool.

Curtis, C. J., Emmett, B. A., Grant, H., Reynolds, B. & Shilland, E. M. (2003) Short-term retention of N deposition in moorland soils and plants measured using a 15N tracer. Contract Report to National Power.  Ensis Ltd, London.

Goldsmith, B. J. & Shilland, E. M. (2003) Sediment Assessment of the Barrow Reservoirs. A Report to Aquarius marine ltd.  ENSIS Ltd. Environmental Change Research Centre. University College London., London.

Goldsmith, B. J., Solovieva, N., Rose, N. L. & Shilland, E. M. (2003) A Palaeoloimnological Investigation at Crazy Well Pool, Dartmoor. report to Westcountry Rivers Trust. Research Report No. 90, 1-20. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Monteith, D. T., Smith, J. & Beaumont, W. R. C. (2003) The United Kingdom Acid Waters Monitoring Network Data Report for 2002-2003 (year 15). Report to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Contract EPG 1/3/160) and the Department of the Environment Northern Ireland (Contract CON 4/4 (38)).  1-178. ENSIS Ltd., London.

Shilland, E. M., Monteith, D. T., Harriman, R., Morrison, B. R. S., Collen, P. & Kreiser, A. (2003) Land-use experiments in the Loch Laidon catchment. Seventh Report on Stream Water Quality to the Rannoch Trust. Research Report No. 86, 1-62. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Brancelj, A., Sisko, M., Muri, G., Appleby, P., Lami, A., Shilland, E., Rose, N. L., Kamenik, C., Brooks, S. J. & Dearing, J. A. (2002) Lake Jezero v Ledvici ( NW Slovenia) - changes in sediment records over the last two centuries. Journal of Paleolimnology, 28, 47-58.

Kreiser, A. M., Monteith, D. T. & Shilland, E. M. (2002) Epilithic diatom analysis of samples from Environmental Change Network (ECN) sites, including time-series analysis of samples from Trout Beck. Report from ENSIS Ltd. to the Environmental Change Network.  1-20. ENSIS Ltd., Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Rose, N. L., Shilland, E., Yang, H., Berg, T., Camerero, L., Harriman, R., Koinig, K., Lein, L., Nickus, U., Stuchlik, E., Thies, H. & Ventura, M. (2002) Deposition and Storage of Spheroidal Carbonaceous Fly-Ash Particles in European Mountain Lake Sediments and Catchment Soils. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution: Focus, 2, 251-260.

Shilland, E. M., Monteith, D. T., Smith, J. & Beaumont, W. R. C. (2002) The United Kingdom Acid Waters Monitoring Network Data Report for 2000-2001 (year 13). Report to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Contract EPG 1/3/160) and the Department of the Environment Northern Ireland (Contract CON 4/4 (38)).  1-178. ENSIS Ltd., London.

Shilland, E. M., Monteith, D. T., Smith, J. & Beaumont, W. R. C. (2002) The United Kingdom Acid Waters Monitoring Network Data Report for 2001-2002 (year 14). Report to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Contract EPG 1/3/160) and the Department of the Environment Northern Ireland (Contract CON 4/4 (38)).  1-178. ENSIS Ltd., London.

Sporka, F., Stefkova, E., Bitusik, P., Thompson, A. R., Agusti-Panareda, A., Appleby, P. G., Grytnes, J. A., Kamenik, C., Krno, I., Lami, A., Rose, N. & Shilland, N. E. (2002) The paleolimnological analysis of sediments from high mountain lake Nizne Terianske pleso in the high Tatras (Slovakia). Journal of Paleolimnology, 28, 95-109.

Curtis, C. J., Hughes, M., Kernan, M. R., Shilland, E. M. & Harriman, R. (2001) Critical loads of sulphur and nitrogen for surface waters in Northern Ireland. Report to the Environment and Heritage Service of the Department of the Environment Northern Ireland (contract no. CON4/3(14)). Research Report No. 76., 1-35. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London., London.

Flower, R. J., Dobinson, S., Ramdani, M., Kraiem, M. M., Ben Hamza, C., Fathi, A. A., Abdelzaher, H. M. A., Birks, H. H., Appleby, P. G., Lees, J. A., Shilland, E. M. & Patrick, S. T. (2001) Recent environmental change in North African wetland lakes: diatom and other stratigraphic evidence from nine sites in the CASSARINA Project. Aquatic Ecology, 35, 369-388.

Rose, N. L., Shilland, E., Berg, T., Hanselmann, K., Harriman, R., Koinig, K., Nickus, U., Trad, B. S., Stuchlik, E., Thies, H. & Ventura, M. (2001) Relationships between acid ions and carbonaceous fly-ash particles in deposition at European mountain lakes. Water Air and Soil Pollution, 130, 1703-1708.

Shilland, E. M. & Monteith, D. T. (2001) Limnological Surveys of Welsh Lakes: Llyn Helyg, Llyn Bedydd and Pant-yr-ochain Pools, Clwyd. Report to the Countryside Council for Wales, CCW Contract Science Report No. 486. Research Report No. 82, 1-40. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M., Monteith, D. T., Harriman, R., Morrison, B. R. S., Collen, P. & Kreiser, A. (2001) Land-use experiments in the Loch Laidon catchment. Sixth Report on Stream Water Quality to the Rannoch Trust. Research Report No. 80, 1-53. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Shilland, E. M. (1999) A pollution chronology for Maiden Erlegh Lake, Berkshire. Research Report No. 58. Environmental Change Research Centre, London.

Bennion, H. B., Allott, T. E. H. & Shilland, E. M. (1998) Investigation of environmental change in two mesotrophic lakes in Mid-Wales: Llyn Eiddwen and Llyn Fanod. Report to the Countryside Council for Wales, Contract No. FC-73-01-71A, CCW Contract Science Report No. 247. Research Report No. 46. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Bennion, H. B., Shilland, E. M. & Appleby, P. G. (1997) A study of recent environmental change at Llyn Tegid (Lake Bala), Wales. A Report to the Environment Agency, by Ensis Ltd. Research Report No. 36. Environmental Change Research Centre, University College London, London.

Research

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Research Experience and Expertise

• Freshwater acidification and ecology.
• Monitoring the impacts of acidification on the aquatic environment.
• Monitoring the impacts of grazing experiments on the aquatic environment.
• Ecological surveys of freshwaters, especially aquatic macrophytes and bryophytes.
• Bathymetric and sedimentological surveys.
• Sediment coring using ie Glew, Livingstone, Mackereth, Renberg, Tapper, Jenkins and Russian corers.
• Amphibian surveys.
• Remote sensing calibration/validation.
• The use of spheroidal carbonaceous particles for geochronological dating of lake sediments.
• Statistical analysis and interpretation of environmental data sets.
• Research microscopy.
• Photography.

Professional Profile

• Co-ordinator, scientist, database manager and webmaster for the United Kingdom Acid Waters Monitoring Network (UKAWMN).
• Co-ordinator of UKAWMN inputs to the Environmental Change Network.
• Co-ordinator of ENSIS inputs to the UK Acid Deposition Monitoring Network.
Experienced aquatic macrophyte surveyor for the UKAWMN, NRW contracts, CLAM2, Laidon Grazing Experiment, Natural England and various Environment Agency projects.
• Participant in various projects funded by bodies such as the EU, UN, Environment Agency, Natural England, Natural Resources Wales, Scottish Environmental Protection Agency, Scottish Natural Heritage, SNIFFER, JNCC, DEFRA and NERC. These covered research topics such as acidification of mountain lakes, upland catchment nitrogen dynamics, lake ecology, pollution of lake sediments and measuring and modelling environmental change.
• Lecturer and demonstrator for MSc and taught short courses run by the ECRC.
• Experience in database design and management, desk top publishing, web page design, UNIX and various Microsoft OS system administration, mapping using GIS, computer user support.
• Species licences: Luronium natans (Floating Water Plantain) and Triturus cristatus (Great Crested Newt),
• Fieldwork experience throughout the UK and Ireland, Central, Southern and Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Iceland, Greenland, Siberia, Tunisia, Botswana, South Africa and as a consultant for the IAEA to Pakistan.
• RYA Powerboat Level 2 certified.
• First Aid at Work and Mountain First Aid trained.
• Fellow of the Linnean Society of London. Member of the British Ecological Society, the Botanical Society of the British Isles, the Freshwater Biological Association, the British Herpetological Society and the British Dragonfly Society.

Impact

Impact

 

For details see the UKAWMN policy and research support page here.

All images (c) Ewan Shilland

Teaching

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Lecturer, classroom and field demonstrator for MSc and taught short courses run by the ECRC.

Links

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Acidification

Organisations

Research

Projects

Other

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photographs

More of my pictures can be found on the ECRC image database from the following folder links. Plenty others are scattered through the rest of the folders. They are a work resource so not just the good shots go on..

UKAWMN fieldwork 2005

English Nature SSSI and EA Water Framework Directive fieldwork 2005

Greenland 2004

Iceland 2005

EN SSSI aquatic plant surveys 2006

Botswana 2006

Lake Baikal 2006

Entries in the UCL "research images as art" competitions, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2008.

We were fortunate to collaborate with Marc Roussel, a professional photographer and writer, whilst in Siberia. See his work, including that shot whilst
with us, here

2 girls outside Perinet reserve, Madagascar. April 2006.

Girls Perinet

 

Elephant, Okavango Delta, Botswana. Dec 2006.

Elephant Okavango

 

Transect survey. Blue Lough, Northern Ireland. August 2005.

blue lough transect

 

Two Gormleys and two Coopers. Formby. September 2005.

coopers

 

The Karoo. South Africa. December 2004.

karoo road

 

Tarn Hows. EN SSSI surveying. September 2005.

tarn hows bog bean

 

Ben.

ben

 

Limestone. Schiehallion. July 2004.

limestone

 

View from Nelson Mandela's prison cell. Robben Island, South Africa.

mandela prison cell

 

Helen at Kleifarvatn, Iceland. August 2005.

helen iceland

 

Tower Bridge. RYA Powerboat Level 2 course. February 2005.

tower bridge

 

Sunset. South Africa.

sunset

Projects

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I am, or have been, involved in the following projects in one form or another:

United Kingdom Acid Waters Monitoring Network.

Loch Laidon Grazing Experiment.

EA pilot lake monitoring scheme

English Nature Lake SSSI assessments

Lake monitoring to support EA WFD intercalibration exercise and classification tool development, and NRW Site Condition Assessments

Great Crested Newt surveying in North Norfolk and pond restoration.

Baikal Archaeology Project

Aquatic biodiversity, Climate Change and hydrology in the Okavango River Delta (ACCORD)

Environmental Change Network

UK Acid Deposition Monitoring Network

Greenland Lakes

CLAM/CLAG

CASSARINA

EUROLIMPACS

EMERGE

MOLAR

Caesium 137 Erosional Study. Islamabad.

Environmental Diagnostics.

Palaeolimnological investigation at Crazy Well Pool, Devon.

Sediment Assessment of the Barrow Reservoirs.

Feasibility study into the restoration of Upton Broad including potential sediment removal.

Investigation of environmental change in two mesotrophic lakes in Mid-Wales: Llyn Eiddwen and Llyn Fanod.

Short-term retention of N deposition in moorland soils and plants measured using a 15N tracer.

The future management of Falcondale Lake, site of special scientific interest, Ceredigion.

Critical loads of sulphur and nitrogen for surface waters in Northern Ireland.

Study of recent environmental change at Llyn Tegid (Lake Bala), Wales.