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Jim McLeod

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Information and Computational Sciences
Information and Computational Sciences
Software Engineer
jim.mcleod@hutton.ac.uk
+44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)

The James Hutton Institute
Craigiebuckler
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK

 

Jim McLeod is a Software Engineer with over twenty years experience in designing, building and testing software systems in both research and commercial environments. His recent work has been on the development and testing of ecological models and decision support systems.

Current research interests

Modelling of spatial foraging processes.

Bibliography

  • Gilbert, L.; McLeod, J.; Braga, J. (2016) The role of woodland expansion in shaping tick abundance over Scotland., In: Irvine, R.J. (ed.) Biodiversity and Upland Management. The James Hutton Institute, Craigiebuckler, Aberdeen, Chapter 12, pp26-27.

  • Albon, S.D.; Potts, J.M.; Brewer, M.; McLeod, J.; Elston, D.; Irvine, R.J. (2017) Estimating national trends and regional differences in red deer density on open-hill ground in Scotland: identifying the causes of change and consequences for upland habitats., Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report, No. 981, 29pp.
  • Pakeman, R,J.; Beale, C.; Brooker, R,; Chamberlain, D.; Demars, B.O.L.; Iason, G.R.; McLeod, J.; Littlewood, N.; Lisewski, V.; Taylor, A.F.S. (2011) Prioritising species and habitat actions by Local Biodiversity Action Partnerships in Scotland., Report to Scottish Natural Heritage.
  • Pakeman, R.J.; McLeod, J. (2011) Resoration of BAP habitats on upland grass fell commons. Provision of advice on grazing levels., Report to H & H Bowe Chartered Surveyors.
  • Schwarz, G.; Wilson, R.M.; Swales, V.; Burton, R.; Wright, I.A.; Gilbert, A.; McLeod, J. (2006) Less favoured area support scheme in Scotland: review of the evidence and appraisal of options for the scheme post 2010., Report for the Scottish Executive, Macaulay Institute, University of Edinburgh and IEEP, October 2006, 207pp.
  • Henderson, D.J.; Malcolm, A.; Nolan, A.J.; Hewison, R.L.; MCLeod, J.; Alexander, J. (2004) Habitat condition assessment and modelling for appropriate grazing management of Merrick-Kells SSSI and heather condition assessment for Cairnsmore of Fleet NNR., Scottish Natural Heritage.

Scientific posters/conferences


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