Publications

Barsoum. N., Bruce. K., Forster. J., Yin-QiuJi., Yu. D.W. 2018. Metabarcoding of arthropods provides a sensitive measure of biodiversity response to forest stand composition compared with surrogate measures of biodiversity. Ecological Indicators, Volume 101, June 2019, Pages 313-323.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.01.023
Keywords: DNA metabarcoding, Malaise traps, Surrogate measures of biodiversity, Biodiversity indicators, Forest management, Tree identity

Tang, C.Q., Crampton-Platt, A., Townend, S., Bruce, K., Bista, I. & Creer, S. 2018. Development of DNA applications in Natural England. Natural England Commissioned Reports, Number 252.
Keywords: DNA, eDNA, sequencing, metabarcoding, monitoring, invertebrates, fish, vascular plants

Harper, L.R., Buxton, A.S., Rees, H.C., Bruce, K. et al. 2018. Prospects and challenges of environmental DNA (eDNA) monitoring in freshwater ponds. Hydrobiologia 826: 25.
DOI: 10.1007/s10750-018-3750-5
Keywords: Aquatic, Biodiversity, Lentic, Metabarcoding, Quantitative PCR, Survey 

Hering, Daniel., Borja, Angel., Jones, John., Pont, Didier., Boets, Pieter., Bouchez, Agnès., Bruce, Kat. et al. 2018. Implementation options for DNA-based identification into ecological status assessment under the European Water Framework Directive. Water Research.
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2018.03.003
Keywords: Metabarcoding, eDNA, Biological quality elements, Rivers, Lakes