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Beach Litter Sampling Strategies: is there a ‘Best’ Method?

Journal Article
Velander, K., & Mocogni, M. (1999)
Beach Litter Sampling Strategies: is there a ‘Best’ Method?. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 38(12), 1134-1140. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0025-326X%2899%2900143-5
Ten methods for sampling beach litter were tested on 16 beaches located around the Firth of Forth, Scotland in order to ascertain the effectiveness of the various methods. Bot...

Maritime litter and sewage contamination at Cramond Beach Edinburgh — A comparative study

Journal Article
Velander, K. A., & Mocogni, M. (1998)
Maritime litter and sewage contamination at Cramond Beach Edinburgh — A comparative study. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 36(5), 385-389. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0025-326X%2897%2900204-X
Beach litter was monitored between April and October 1994 at Cramond Beach, Edinburgh. When compared with data collected over the same period in 1984, it was found that overal...

The Sustainability of Whale-watching in Scotland

Journal Article
Woods-Ballard, A., Parsons, E., Velander, K., Hughes, A., Ladle, R., & Warburton, C. (2003)
The Sustainability of Whale-watching in Scotland. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 11(1), 40-55. doi:10.1080/09669580308667192
Scotland's tourism trade grosses £2.5 billion annually and supports 180,000 jobs; whale-watching is an important part of this activity. Whales and dolphins are the country's n...

Seasonal differences in the uitilisation of agricultural habitats by small rodents.

Journal Article
Webb, L. & Velander, K. (1999)
Seasonal differences in the uitilisation of agricultural habitats by small rodents. Naturalist (10136444). 125, 99-109. ISSN 1013-6444
The population and community structure of small rodents on arable and set-aside habitats was stided in winter and summer in order to determine seasonal patterns of habitat use...

Fishing behavior in a giant tailess whip spider.

Journal Article
Ladle, R. J. & Velander, K. (2002)
Fishing behavior in a giant tailess whip spider. Journal of Arachnology. 31, 154-156. ISSN 0161-8202
Whip spiders (Amblypygi) are a small and understudied group of arachnids characterised by long antenniform legs and raptorial pedipalps. Due to their nocturnal habits, secret...

Developing Learning Landscape Partnerships: Why and how to work with protected area managers

Journal Article
McKee, A., Blackstock, K., Barea Azcón, J. M., Ciucci, P., Hošek, M., Huber, M., …Velander, K. (2018)
Developing Learning Landscape Partnerships: Why and how to work with protected area managers. Parks: The international Journal of Protected Areas and Conservation, 24(2), 63-78. https://doi.org/10.2305/iucn.ch.2018.parks-24-2amck.en
There are many calls for more effective science-policy interaction and knowledge exchange in order to tackle persistent conservation problems; however, more clarity is needed ...

Beach litter deposition at a selection of beaches in the Firth of Forth, Scotland.

Journal Article
Storrier, K. L., McGlashan, D. J., Bonellie, S. & Velander, K. (2007)
Beach litter deposition at a selection of beaches in the Firth of Forth, Scotland. Journal of Coastal Research. 23, 813-822. doi:10.2112/04-0251.1. ISSN 15515036
Beach litter deposition at a selection of beaches in the Firth of Forth, Scotland, was studied between July 2001 and December 2003. The amount and types of beach litter is rel...

Sacred Natural Sites: Conserving Nature and Culture

Journal Article
Velander, K. (2011)
Sacred Natural Sites: Conserving Nature and Culture. Mountain Research and Development, 31(3), 276-277. https://doi.org/10.1659/mrd.mm088

Seasonal variations in nutrient levels in Bemersyde Moss, Borders Region, Scotland.

Journal Article
Velander, K. & Mocogni, M. (2001)
Seasonal variations in nutrient levels in Bemersyde Moss, Borders Region, Scotland. The naturalist. 126, 17-26. ISSN 0028-0771
Nutrient levels were monitored over a twelve month period in Bemersyde Moss, a shallow wetland in southern Scotland. The Moss is used by a variety of waterfowl, both as a wint...

Agricultural and avian nutrient input into a shallow wetland, Bemersyde Moss, Roxburghshire, Scotland

Journal Article
Velander, K. & Mocogni, M. (2001)
Agricultural and avian nutrient input into a shallow wetland, Bemersyde Moss, Roxburghshire, Scotland. The naturalist. 126, 17-26. ISSN 0028-0771