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David Riach

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Ecological Sciences
Ecological Sciences
Research Assistant
david.riach@hutton.ac.uk
+44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)

The James Hutton Institute
Craigiebuckler
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK

 

David is a research assistant in the ecology group and has worked at the Institute for over 20 years.

Current research interests

David has worked on many projects within the institute over the years. He was originally involved with work relating to the fibre biology of cashmere goats. Currently he is involved with carrying out support work for projects led by Dr Justin Irvine and Dr Andrea Britton.

Bibliography

  • Hewison, R.L.; Nolan, A.J.; Beesley, L.; Henderson, D.J.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2019) Soil survey digital map data and technical reports., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical report for Forestry Commission, scale 1:10,000, volume 112 - Loch Ard Forest Corriegrennan Block, Inverness, Ross & Skye Forest District (2019).
  • Nolan, A.J.; Henderson, D.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2019) Soil survey digital map data and technical reports., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical report for Forestry Commission, scale 1:10,000, volume 111 - Inverliever Forest 2018, West Argyll Forest District (2019).
  • Nolan, A.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2019) Soil survey digital map data and technical reports., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical report for Forestry Commission, scale 1:10,000, volume 110 - Glen Righ Forest 2018 block, Lochaber Forest District (2019).
  • Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Nolan, A.J.; Donnelly, D. (2019) Soil survey digital map data and technical reports., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical report for Forestry Commission, scale 1:10,000, volume 109 - Torrachilty Forest 2018 north block, Inverness, Ross & Skye Forest District (2019).
  • Nolan, A.J.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2019) Soil survey digital map data and technical reports., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical report for Forestry Commission, scale 1:10,000, volume 107 - Torrachilty Forest 2018 south block, Inverness, Ross & Skye Forest District (2019).
  • Mitchell, R.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Fielding, D.A.; Fisher, J.M.; Gilbert, D.J.; Hurskainen, S.; Pakeman, R.J.; Potts, J.M.; Riach, D. (2018) Decline in atmospheric sulphur deposition and changes in climate are the major drivers of long-term change in grassland plant communities in Scotland., Environmental Pollution, 235, 956-964.
  • Britton, A.J.; Mitchell, R.J.; Fisher, J.M.; Riach, D.J.; Taylor, A.F.S. (2018) Nitrogen deposition drives loss of moss cover in alpine moss-sedge heath via lowered C: N ratio and accelerated decomposition., New Phytologist, 218, 470-478.
  • Nolan, A J.; Henderson, D.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 106 - Fonab Forest, Tay Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Hewison, R.L.; Riach, R.L.; Nolan, A.J.; Beesley, L.; Donnelly, D.; Khomik, M. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 104 - Loch Ard Forest Corrie Block, Cowal & Trossachs Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Nolan, A J.; Hewison, R.L.; Beesley, L.; Henderson, D.J.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D.; Butler, B. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 103 - Drumnatorran Forest Blocks, Lochaber Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Hewison, R.L.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Henderson, D.J.; Nolan, A.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 102 - Strath Ruisdale Forest Blocks 2017, North Highland Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Beesley, L.; Nolan, A.J.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D.; Farooq, N. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 93 - Garmony Forest, Mull - West Block 2017, West Argyll Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Riach, D.J.; Beesley, L.; Nolan, A.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 92 - Garmony Forest, Mull - Mid Block 2017, West Argyll Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Nolan, A.J.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D.; Farooq, N. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 90 - Knockandy Hill 2017 Block, Moray & Aberdeenshire Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Nolan, A.J.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 89 - Gartly Forest - 2017 Block, Moray & Aberdeenshire Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Hewison, R.L.; Riach, D.J.; Nolan, A.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 88 - Edinvale 2017 Block, Moray & Aberdeenshire Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Nolan, A.J., Hewison, R.L., Riach, D.J. and Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 87 - Hunt Hill Block, 2017 (Rothes Forest) Moray & Aberdeenshire Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Nolan, A.J.; Henderson, D.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 86 - Ardgartan Forest, 2017, Cowal & Trossachs Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Henderson, D.J.; Nolan, A.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 85 - South Strome Forest - South Block, 2017, Inverness, Ross & Skye Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Nolan, A.J.; Henderson, D.J.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 84 - South Strome Forest - North Block, 2017, Inverness, Ross & Skye Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Riach, D.J.; Beesley, L.; Nolan, A.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 83 - Wester Dunsyston, Scottish Lowlands Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Nolan, A.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 82 - Easter Dunsyston, Scottish Lowlands Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Nolan, A.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 79 - Selm Muir Wood, Scottish Lowlands Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Mitchell, R.J.; Broome, A.; Beaton, J.K.; Bellamy, P.E.; Ellis, C.J.; Hester, A.J.; Hodgetts, N.G.; Iason, G.R.; Littlewood, N.A.; Newey, S.; Pozsgai, G.; Ramsay, S.; Riach, D.; Stockan, J.A.; Taylor, A.F.S.; Woodward, S. (2017) Challenges in assessing the ecological impacts of tree diseases and mitigation measures: the case of Hymenoscyphus fraxineus and Fraxinus excelsior., Baltic Forestry, 23, 116-140.
  • Mitchell, R.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Britton, A.J.; Brooker, R.W.; Cummins, R.P.; Fielding, D.A.; Fisher, J.M.; Gilbert, D.J.; Hester, A.J.; Hurskainen, S.; Pakeman, R.J.; Potts, J.M.; Riach, D. (2017) Forty years of change in Scottish grassland vegetation: increased richness, decreased diversity and increased dominance., Biological Conservation, 212, 327-336.
  • Britton, A.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Mitchell, R.J.; Riach, D . (2017) Pollution and climate change drive long-term change in Scottish wetland vegetation composition., Biological Conservation, 210, 72-79.
  • Pakeman, R.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Riach, D.; Fisher, J.; Hurskianen, S.; Fielding, D.; Mitchell, R.J. (2017) Long-term functional structure and functional diversity changes in Scottish grasslands., Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 247, 352-362.
  • Baggaley, N.J.; Lilly, A.; Riach, D. (2017) Rapid survey of soil erosion in the north east of Scotland after unprecedented winter rainfall., Macaulay Development Trust Report, 30 March 2017.
  • Nolan, A.J.; Henderson, D.J.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2017) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 64 - Blar-a-chaorain 2016, Lochaber Forest District (2017). , Digital data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Nolan, A.J.; Henderson, D.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2017) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 74 - Fearnoch Forest 2016, West Argyll Forest District (2017)., Digital data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Hewison, R.L.; Nolan, A.J.; Henderson, D.J.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J. ; Donnelly, D. (2017) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 73 - Glen Finart Forest 2016, Cowal and Trossachs Forest District (2017)., Digital data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Beesley, L.; Nolan, A.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D.; Campbell, G.A. (2017) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 72 - East Loch Eck Forest 2016, Cowal & Trossachs Forest District (2017)., Digital data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Baggaley, N.; Lilly, A.; Riach, D. (2017) Rapid survey of soil erosion in the north east of Scotland after unprecedented winter rainfall., Macaulay Development Trust Report.
  • Nolan, A.J.; Henderson, D.J.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2017) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 64 - Blar-a-chaorain 2016, Lochaber Forest District (2017)., Digital data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Nolan, A.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D.; Campbell, G.A. (2017) Soil survey digital map data and reports, scale 1:10,000, volume 58 - Craigvinean 2016 block, Tay Forest District (2017)., Digital data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Riach, D.J.; Nolan, A.J.; Donnelly, D. (2017) Soil survey digital map data and reports, scale 1:10,000, volume 60 - Garmony Forest, Mull - mid block, West Argyll Forest District (2017)., Digital data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission
  • Nolan, A.J.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2017) Soil survey digital map data and reports, scale 1:10,000, volume 67 - Culloden Forest 2016 Block, Inverness, Ross & Skye Forest District (2017)., Digital data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Hewison, R.L.; Riach, D.J.; Nolan, A.J.; Donnelly, D. (2017) Soil survey digital map data and reports, scale 1:10,000, volume 70 - Carradale, mid block 2016, West Argyll Forest District (2017)., Digital data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Mitchell, R.J.; Pakeman, R.J.; Broome, A.; Beaton, J.K.; Bellamy, P.E.; Brooker, R.W.; Ellis, C.J.; Hester, A.J.; Hodgetts, N.G.; Iason, G.R.; Littlewood, N.A.; Pozsgai, G.; Ramsay, S.; Riach, D.; Stockan, J.A.; Taylor, A.F.S.; Woodward, S. (2016) How to replicate the functions and biodiversity of a threatened tree species? the case of Fraxinus excelsior in Britain., Ecosystems, 19, 573-586.
  • Nolan, A.J.; Henderson, D.J.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2016) Soil Survey Map Data and Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 46 - Muir of Ord Forest Blocks (Auchmore, Clash and Faebait, Birch and Rheindown Woods), Inverness, Ross and Skye Forest District. (2016)., Digital data submitted to Forestry Commission, Scotland.

  • Hewison, R.L.; Nolan, A.J.; Beesley, L.; Henderson, D.J.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2019) Soil survey digital map data and technical reports., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical report for Forestry Commission, scale 1:10,000, volume 112 - Loch Ard Forest Corriegrennan Block, Inverness, Ross & Skye Forest District (2019).
  • Nolan, A.J.; Henderson, D.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2019) Soil survey digital map data and technical reports., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical report for Forestry Commission, scale 1:10,000, volume 111 - Inverliever Forest 2018, West Argyll Forest District (2019).
  • Nolan, A.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2019) Soil survey digital map data and technical reports., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical report for Forestry Commission, scale 1:10,000, volume 110 - Glen Righ Forest 2018 block, Lochaber Forest District (2019).
  • Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Nolan, A.J.; Donnelly, D. (2019) Soil survey digital map data and technical reports., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical report for Forestry Commission, scale 1:10,000, volume 109 - Torrachilty Forest 2018 north block, Inverness, Ross & Skye Forest District (2019).
  • Nolan, A.J.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2019) Soil survey digital map data and technical reports., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical report for Forestry Commission, scale 1:10,000, volume 107 - Torrachilty Forest 2018 south block, Inverness, Ross & Skye Forest District (2019).
  • Nolan, A J.; Henderson, D.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 106 - Fonab Forest, Tay Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Hewison, R.L.; Riach, R.L.; Nolan, A.J.; Beesley, L.; Donnelly, D.; Khomik, M. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 104 - Loch Ard Forest Corrie Block, Cowal & Trossachs Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Nolan, A J.; Hewison, R.L.; Beesley, L.; Henderson, D.J.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D.; Butler, B. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 103 - Drumnatorran Forest Blocks, Lochaber Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Hewison, R.L.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Henderson, D.J.; Nolan, A.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 102 - Strath Ruisdale Forest Blocks 2017, North Highland Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Beesley, L.; Nolan, A.J.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D.; Farooq, N. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 93 - Garmony Forest, Mull - West Block 2017, West Argyll Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Riach, D.J.; Beesley, L.; Nolan, A.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 92 - Garmony Forest, Mull - Mid Block 2017, West Argyll Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Nolan, A.J.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D.; Farooq, N. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 90 - Knockandy Hill 2017 Block, Moray & Aberdeenshire Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Nolan, A.J.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 89 - Gartly Forest - 2017 Block, Moray & Aberdeenshire Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Hewison, R.L.; Riach, D.J.; Nolan, A.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 88 - Edinvale 2017 Block, Moray & Aberdeenshire Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Nolan, A.J., Hewison, R.L., Riach, D.J. and Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 87 - Hunt Hill Block, 2017 (Rothes Forest) Moray & Aberdeenshire Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Nolan, A.J.; Henderson, D.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 86 - Ardgartan Forest, 2017, Cowal & Trossachs Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Henderson, D.J.; Nolan, A.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 85 - South Strome Forest - South Block, 2017, Inverness, Ross & Skye Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Nolan, A.J.; Henderson, D.J.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 84 - South Strome Forest - North Block, 2017, Inverness, Ross & Skye Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Nolan, A.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 82 - Easter Dunsyston, Scottish Lowlands Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.
  • Nolan, A.J.; Hewison, R.L.; Beesley, L.; Riach, D.J.; Donnelly, D. (2018) Soil Survey Digital Map Data and Technical Reports, Scale 1:10,000, Volume 79 - Selm Muir Wood, Scottish Lowlands Forest District (2017)., Digital soils data uploaded into 'Forester' and Technical Report to Forestry Commission.

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