Here you will find a list of historic scientific papers that our team have published. 

With 18+ postdoctoral level researchers and years of scientific expertise, we are working within the scientific community and transparently publish our work to accelerate innovation and understanding of DNA-based monitoring. In addition to our client projects, our team have a wealth of publishing experience from projects in many different sectors and specialities.

The scientific papers linked below were originally published pre 2014.

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A diurnal observation of Small-toothed Palm Civets Arctogalidia trivirgata mating in Seima Protection Forest, Mondulkiri province, Cambodia. Small Carnivore Conservation
NM author(s): Benjamin Barca

A synthesis of direct evidence of predation on amphibians in New Zealand, in the context of global invasion biology. Herpetological review
NM author(s): Bastian Egeter

Adaptability and vulnerability of Riverine Biota to Climate Change – Developing Tools for Assessing Biological Effects. Water Research Commission Report.
DOI: ISBN 978-1-4312-0656-8
NM author(s): Vere Ross-Gillespie

Biodiversity conservation: the impacts of UK university research. Environmental Scientist
NM author(s): Christian Devenish

Detecting frogs as prey in the diets of introduced mammals: a comparison between morphological and DNA-based diet analyses. Molecular Ecology Resources
NM author(s): Bastian Egeter

Detecting frogs as prey in the diets of introduced mammals: A comparison between morphological and DNA based diet analyses. Molecular Ecology Resources
NM author(s): Bastian Egeter

Guidelines for DNA taxonomy, with a focus on the meiofauna. Marine Biodiversity.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-015-0319-7
NM author(s): Cuong Q. Tang

Herbivory by subterranean termite colonies and the development of fairy circles in SW Namibia. Ecological Entomology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/een.12157
NM author(s): Vere Ross-Gillespie

High-throughput monitoring of wild bee diversity and abundance via mitogenomics. Ecology and Evolution
NM author(s): Douglas W. Yu

High throughput monitoring of wild bee diversity and abundance via mitogenomics. Methods in Ecology and Evolution.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.12416
NM author(s): Kat Bruce

iDNA from terrestrial haematophagous leeches as a wildlife surveying and monitoring tool – prospects, pitfalls and avenues to be developed. Frontiers in Zoology
NM author(s): Douglas W. Yu

iDNA from terrestrial haematophagous leeches as a wildlife surveying and monitoring tool–prospects, pitfalls and avenues to be developed. Frontiers in zoology.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12983-015-0115-z

Jaguars (Panthera onca) increase kill utilization rates and share prey in response to seasonal fluctuations in nesting green turtle (Chelonia mydas mydas) abundance in Tortuguero National Park, Costa Rica. Mammalian Biology
NM author(s): Benjamin Barca

Patterns and causes of covariation in bird and butterfly community structure. Landscape Ecology.
DOI: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10980-015-0199-z
NM author(s): Cath Tayleur

Sublethal effects of temperature on freshwater organisms, with special reference to aquatic insects. Water SA.
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/WSA.V41I5.15
Keywords: biotic responses, experimental, riverine ecosystems, thermal research, tolerance
NM author(s): Vere Ross-Gillespie

Swedish birds are tracking temperature but not rainfall: evidence from a decade of abundance changes. Global Ecology and Biogeography.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/geb.12308
NM author(s): Cath Tayleur

Combined Use of Systematic Conservation Planning, Species Distribution Modelling, and Connectivity Analysis Reveals Severe Conservation Gaps in a Megadiverse Country (Peru). PLoS ONE.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0114367
NM author(s): Christian Devenish

Detecting frogs as prey in the diets of introduced mammals. University of Otago
NM author(s): Bastian Egeter

Detection of the Acetylcholinesterase Insecticide Resistance Mutation (G328A) in Natural Populations of Ceratitis capitata. Journal of Economic Entomology
NM author(s): Samia Elfekih

Detection of the Acetylcholinesterase Insecticide Resistance Mutation (G328A) in Natural Populations of Ceratitis capitata.. Journal of economic entomology.
DOI: https://bioone.org/journals/journal-of-economic-entomology/volume-107/issue-5/EC14166/Detection-of-the-Acetylcholinesterase-Insecticide-Resistance-Mutation-G328A-in-Natural/10.1603/EC14166.short
NM author(s): Alfried P. Vogler

Field measurements give biased estimates of functional response parameters, but help explain foraging distributions. Journal of Animal Ecology.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12309
Keywords: digestive constraint, distribution, energetics, foraging, Holling’s disc equation, intake rate, interference, Limosa lapponica, prey detection, shorebird.
NM author(s): Ineke E. Knot

Using species distributions models for designing conservation strategies of Tropical Andean biodiversity under climate change. Journal for Nature Conservation.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jnc.2014.03.007
NM author(s): Christian Devenish

PyroClean: denoising pyrosequences from protein-coding amplicons for the recovery of interspecific and intraspecific genetic variation. PLOS One.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0057615
NM author(s): Kat Bruce

CONDESAN: Better Knowledge, Better Decisions—Supporting Sustainable Andean Mountains Development. Mountain Research and Development.
DOI: 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-13-00056.1
NM author(s): Christian Devenish

Impact of climate change on communities: revealing species’ contribution. Journal of Animal Ecology.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2656.12035
NM author(s): Cath Tayleur

Reliable, verifiable and efficient monitoring of biodiversity via metabarcoding. Ecology Letters.
DOI: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/ele.12162
NM author(s): Kat Bruce

20 years of Sustainable Mountain Development in the Andes – from Rio 1992 to 2012 and beyond. CONDESAN, Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation
NM author(s): Christian Devenish

Ants and the enigmatic Namibian fairy circles – cause and effect?. Ecological Entomology.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2311.2011.01332.x
NM author(s): Vere Ross-Gillespie

Forest Finance Risk Network (Online). Forest Finance Risk Network.
DOI: https://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/
NM author(s): Susan Davies

Life history does matter in assessing potential ecological impacts of thermal changes on aquatic macroinvertebrates. River Research and Applications.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/rra.2600
NM author(s): Vere Ross-Gillespie

Protecting Important Sites for Biodiversity Contributes to Meeting Global Conservation Targets. PLoS ONE.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0032529 
NM author(s): Christian Devenish

Rise of the generalists: evidence for climate driven homogenization in avian communities. Global Ecology & Biogeography.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1466-8238.2011.00693.x
NM author(s): Cath Tayleur

Water Temperatures and the Ecological Reserve. Water Research Commission Report.
DOI: ISBN 978-1-4312-0300-0
NM author(s): Vere Ross-Gillespie

Addressing the forest science versus investments nexus: can a more holistic understanding of risks bridge the gap?. Carbon Management
NM author(s): Susan Davies

DNA Detects Frog Predation, University of Otago. FrogLog
NM author(s): Bastian Egeter

Key life-history traits and thermal cues of selected aquatic macroinvertebrates. Water Research Commission Report
NM author(s): Vere Ross-Gillespie

Assessing the impact of Entry Level Stewardship on lowland farmland birds in England. Ibis.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1474-919X.2009.01001.x
NM author(s): Cath Tayleur

Estimation of the Water Quality Amelioration Value of Wetlands: A Case Study of the Western Cape, South Africa. . Environment for Development Initiative.
DOI: https://www.jstor.org/stable/resrep14937
NM author(s): Vere Ross-Gillespie

Regional variation in the efficacy of Entry Level Stewardship in England. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2010.07.008 .
NM author(s): Cath Tayleur

Wetland health and importance research programme. The assessment of temporary wetlands during dry conditions. Water Research Commission Report.
DOI: ISBN 978-1-77005-926-9
NM author(s): Vere Ross-Gillespie

Important Bird Areas AMERICAS – Priority sites for biodiversity conservation. BirdLife International
NM author(s): Christian Devenish

Important Bird Areas of the Neotropics: Colombia. Neotropical Birding
NM author(s): Christian Devenish

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