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David Hughes

Doctor

  • United Kingdom

  • 689 Citations
  • 15 h-Index
1993 …2020

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Research expertise

A marine zoologist specialising in the ecology of benthic invertebrates. Research experience covers a wide range of habitats extending from coastal waters to the deep-sea bed, and from the Arctic to the tropics.

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Research Output

  • Assessment of Blue Carbon Resources in Scotland's Inshore Marine Protected Area Network

    Burrows, M., Hughes, D., Austin, W. E. N., Smeaton, C., Hicks, N., Howe, J., Allen, C., Taylor, P. & Vare, L., 3 Feb 2017, Scottish Natural Heritage. 283 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

    Open Access
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  • Ecosystem uptake and transfer of Sellafield-derived radiocarbon (14c). Part 1. The Irish Sea

    Muir, G., Tierney, K. M., Cook, G., MacKinnon, G., Howe, J., Heymans, J., Hughes, D. & Xu, S., 30 Jan 2017, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 114, 2, p. 792-804 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    4 Citations (Scopus)
    25 Downloads (Pure)

    Ecosystem uptake and transfer of Sellafield-derived radiocarbon (C-14) part 2: The West of Scotland

    Tierney, K. M., Muir, G. K. P., Cook, G. T., MacKinnon, G., Howe, J. A., Heymans, J. J., Hughes, D. J. & Xu, S., 15 Feb 2017, In : Marine Pollution Bulletin. 115, 1-2, p. 57-66 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
    5 Citations (Scopus)
    39 Downloads (Pure)

    Activities

    Expert advice/comments on proposed structure for deep-sea section of Marine Habitat Classification

    David Hughes (Reviewer)
    Jun 2013Jul 2013

    Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Contribution to the work of national or international committees and working groups

    Interview on BBC Radio Scotland

    David Hughes (Interviewee)
    Jan 2013

    Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

    JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MARINE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY (Journal)

    David Hughes (Peer reviewer)
    Nov 2012Dec 2012

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

    Masters thesis external examination

    David Hughes (External Examiner)
    Nov 2012Dec 2012

    Activity: OtherTypes of External academic engagement - Membership of peer review panel or committee

    Biodiversity in Loch Creran

    David Hughes (Speaker)
    2012 → …

    Activity: OtherTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Public lecture/debate/seminar

    Thesis

    Predicting the ecosystem effects of harvesting beach-cast kelp for biofuel

    Author: Orr, K. K., 4 Dec 2013

    Supervisor: Heymans, J. (Supervisor), Wilding, T. (Supervisor) & Hughes, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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    Gradients in benthic community structure and bioturbation potential along the Nordic Seas continental margin

    Author: Shields, M. A., 3 Jul 2008

    Supervisor: Hughes, D. (Supervisor), Gage, J. D. (Supervisor) & Black, K. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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    Large-scale forcing of coastal communities

    Author: Shelmerdine, R. L., 17 Apr 2007

    Supervisor: Burrows, M. (Supervisor) & Hughes, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)

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