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Yvonne Cook

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Environmental and Biochemical Sciences
+44 (0)844 928 5428 (*)

The James Hutton Institute
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK

Yvonne Cook has 25 years experience as Research Assistant which has involved field and laboratory skills in many different areas. She has experience in a range of analytical techniques in both soil and water analysis and her main task is the nutrient analysis of fresh water and soil extracts using a Skalar auto analyser.

Current research interests 

Current Interests include being the main contact for Virtual Observatory project in Tarland which will see the local community and Schools being involved in uploading weather data and any interesting environmental issues onto the Your Catchment website.


Yvonne's highlighted publications

Yvonne's most recent publications

  • Edwards, A.C.; Watson, H.; Cook, Y.; Domburg, P., (In press) Contrasting the pathways and delivery mechanisms of nitrogen, phosphorus and coliforms to a headwater stream., Water Science and Technology.
  • Booth, P.; Cooksley, S.L.; Cook, Y.; Langan, S.J., (2009) Determining the level of awareness amongst devlopers about freshwater pearl mussels., Scottish Natural Heritage.
  • McWhinnie, M.J., Chapman, S.J., Edwards, A.C. and Cook, Y.E.M., (2004) A rapid method for the estimation of rock surface areas., Hydrobiologia, 517, 133-136.
  • Lilly, A., Edwards, A.C., McMaster, M. and Cook, Y., (2002) Microbiological risk assessment source protection for private water supplies: Validation study: Interim report., SEERAD Water Services Unit.
  • Edwards, A.C., Hooda, P.S. and Cook, Y., (2001) Determination of nitrate in water containing dissolved organic carbon by ultraviolet spectroscopy., International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 80, 49-59.
  • Wade, A.J.; Soulsby, S.; Langan, S.J.; Whitehead, P.G.; Edwards, A.C.; Butterfield, D.; Smart, R.P.; Cook, Y.; Owen, R.P., (2001) Modelling instream nitrogen variability in the Dee catchment, North East Scotland., The Science of the Total Environment, 265, 233-256.
  • Edwards, A.C.; Cook, Y.; Smart, R.; Wade, A.J., (2000) Concentrations of nitrogen and phosphorus in streams draining the mixed land-use Dee catchment, north-east Scotland., Journal of Applied Ecology, 37(Suppl.1), 159-170.

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