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Debbie Fielding

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Ecological Sciences
Ecological Sciences
Research Assistant
debbie.fielding@hutton.ac.uk
+44 (0)1224 395184

The James Hutton Institute
Craigiebuckler
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK

 

Debbie is a research assistant in the Ecological Sciences group. Her background is in environmental conservation. She completed a BSc in Environmental Conservation in 2005 and an MSc in Conservation & Land management in 2006 at the University of Wales, Bangor. Following her academic studies, she worked as a field surveyor for an ecological consultancy and then as Conservation Officer for the Countryside Council for Wales, prior to Joining the James Hutton Institute in 2008. In her current role she uses her extensive field skills and experience of working in a variety of habitats to collect data for a range of ecological projects.

Current research interests

Much of Debbie’s work focuses on an assessment of different aspects of biodiversity under different land management regimes.
She is currently working on a variety of projects:

Bibliography

  • Roberts, D.; Torrance, L.; Stirton, G.; Britton, A.J.; Craig, C.; Kyle, C-A.; Abel, C.; Macaulay, C.; Fielding, D.; Watson, H.; Pohle, I.; Robertson, J.; Maxwell, J.; Irvine, K.; Sutherland, L-A.; Dawson, L.A.; Shepherd, L.; Miller, P.; Ellis, R.; Richards, S.; Blok, V.; Hackett, C.; Kettle, H. (2018) Women in Science., The James Hutton Institute, 25pp.
  • Newey, S., Mustin, K., Fielding, D. Irvine, J. Redpath, S. Arroyo, B., Bryce, R., Beja, P., Bunnefeld, N. (2016) Consequences of game bird management for non-game species: a European review and Scottish case study., In: Irvine, R.J. (ed.). Biodiversity and Upland Management. The James Hutton Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen, Chapter 1, pp4-5.
  • Pakeman, R.J.; Fielding, D.; Littlewood, N.; Pozsgai, G.; Smith, S. (2016) Grassland management drives trade-offs for biodiversity., In: Pakeman, R.J. (ed.) Grassland Biodiversity. The James Hutton Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen, pp20-21.
  • Fielding, D.; Littlewood, N.; Pozsgai, G.; Pakeman, R.J.; Evans, D. (2016) Upland grassland management for biodiversity., In: Pakeman, R.J. (ed.). Grassland Biodiversity. The James Hutton Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen, pp8-9.
  • Fielding, D.; Irvine, R.J. (2016) Heath vegetation recovery after muirburn under different grazing regimes., In: Irvine, R.J. (ed.) Biodiversity and Upland Management. The James Hutton Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen, Chapter 6, pp14-15.
  • Fielding, D.; Newey, S.; Navarro, C.; Irvine, R.J. (2016) The impact of deer carcasses on soil nutrients and invertebrate communities., In: Irvine, R.J. (ed.) Biodiversity and Upland Management. The James Hutton Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen, Chapter 15, pp32-33.
  • Newey, S.; Fielding, D.; Irvine, R.J.; Van der Wal, R. (2016) The use of deer carcasses by avain and mammalian scavengers., In: Irvine, R.J. (ed.) Biodiversity and Upland Management. The James Hutton Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen, Chapter 16, pp34-56.

  • Newey, S.; Mustin, K.; Bryce, R.; Fielding, D.; Daniel, B.; Bunnefeld, N.; Irvine, R.J. (2012) Bird diversity and game management in the Scottish Highlands, UK., International Conference on Hunting for Sustainability: Ecology, Economics and Society, Ciudad Real, Spain, 27-29 March 2012.

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