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Scoil na Bitheolaíochta agus na hEolaíochta Comhshaoil UCD

2010 Publications


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Baars, J-R. and Caffrey, J.M.  (2010) The Frond-feeding Weevil (Stenopelmus rufinasus Gyllenhal)(Coleoptera: Erirhinidae) a natural enemy of Azolla filiculoides in Ireland.  Irish Naturalists Journal , 30 (2):142-143.

Miller, D.M. & Mariani, S. (2010) Smoke, mirrors and mislabelled cod: poor transparency in the European seafood industry.  Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 8 (10):517-521. doi:10.1890/090212.

Belcher, C.M., Yearlsey, J.M., Hadden, R., McElwain, J.C. & Rein, G. (2010) Baseline intrinsic flammability of Earths ecosystems estimated from paleoatmospheric oxygen over the past 350 million year.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107 (52) 22448-22453. doi:10.1073/pnas.1011974107.

Fennell, M., Gallagher, T., and Osborne, B. (2010) Patterns of genetic variation in invasive populations of Gunnera tinctoria: an analysis at three spatial scales.  Biological Invasions, 12 (12) :1-151. doi: 10.1007/s10530-010-9813-9.

Longmore C., Fogarty K., Neat F., Brophy D., Trueman C., Milton A. & Mariani S. (2010) A comparison of otolith microchemistry and otolith shape analysis for the study of spatial variation in a deep-sea teleost, Coryphaenoides rupestris.  Environmental Biology of Fishes, 89 (3-4):591-605. doi: 10.1007/s10641-010-9674-1.


Book Chapters 

McElwain, J.C., Willis, K.J., Niklas, K. (2010) Long term fluctuations in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration influence plant speciation rate In: Hodkinson, T., Jones, M., Parnell, J., Waldren, S(Eds.).  Climate Change and Systematics. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press: Systematics Association Special Series.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Devos DP and Reynaud EG (2010) 'Intermediate steps'. Science, 330 (6008):1187-1188.Osborne, B., Saunders, M., Walmsley, D., Jones, M.J. and Smith, P. (2010) Key Questions and uncertainties associated with the cropland greenhouse gas balance.  Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 139 (3):293-301. 

Wattenbach, M., Sus, O., Vuichard, N., Lehuger, S., Gottschalk, G., Li, L., Leip, A., Williams, M., Tomelleri, E., Kutsch, W.L., Buchmann, N., Eugster, W., Dietiker, D., Aubinet, M., Ceschia, E., Beziat, P., Grunwald, T., Hastings, A., Osborne, B., Ciais, P., Cellier, P., and Smith, P. (2010) The carbon balance of European croplands: a cross site comparison of simulation models.  Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 139 (3):419-453.  

Smith, P., Lanigan. G., Kutsch, W.L., Buchmann, N., Eugster, W., Aubinet, M., Ceschia, E., Beziat, P., Yeluripati, J.B., Osborne, B., Moors, E.J., Brut, A., Wattenbach, M., Saunders, M., Jones, M. (2010) Measurements necessary for assessing the net ecosystem carbon budget of croplands.  Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 139 (3):302-315. 

Farrell, E.D., Mariani, S., Clarke, M. (2010) Reproductive biology of the starry smooth-hound shark Mustelus asterias: geographic variation and implications for sustainable exploitation.  Journal of Fish Biology, 77:1505-1525.


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Atalah, J., Kelly Quinn, M., Irvine , K. & Crowe, T.P.  (2010) Impacts of invasion by Dreissena polymorpha on the performance of macroinvertebrate assessment tools for eutrophication pressure in lakes.  Hydrobiologia, 654 :237-251. 

Fitch, J. E. & Crowe, T. P. (2010) Effective methods for assessing ecological quality in littoral soft-sediment habitats.  Marine Pollution Bulletin, 60 :1726-1733.

Coscia I. , Rountree V., King J.J., Roche W.K. & Mariani S (2010) A highly permeable species boundary between two anadromous fishes.  Journal of Fish Biology, 77:1137-1149.  

Taylor, C. McElwain, J.C. (2010) Ancient atmospheres and the evolution of oxygen sensing via the hypoxia-inducible factor in metazoans. Physiology 25 (5):272-279. 

Conference Publications 

Renou-Wilson, F. (2010) Ecosystem of peatlands: How do peatlands benefit people?  An Taisce Biodiversity Seminar, Tailors Hall, Dublin , 9th October 2010.

September 2010

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Atalah, J., Kelly Quinn, M., Irvine, K. & Crowe, T.P.  (2010) Impacts of invasion by Dreissena polymorpha on the performance of macroinvertebrate assessment tools for eutrophication pressure in lakes.  Hydrobiologia, 654 :237-251.

Baars, J-R, Coetzee, J.A., Martin, G., Hill, M. and Caffrey, J.M. (2010) Natural enemies from South Africa for biological control of Lagarosiphon major (Ridl.) Moss ex Wager (Hydrocharitaceae) in Europe.  Hydrobiologia, 656 (1): 149-158.

Vandewalle, M., de Bello, F., Berg, M.P., Bolger, T., Dolédec, S., Dubs, F., Feld, C. K., Harrington, R., Harrison, P. A., Lavorel, S., Martins da Silva, P., Moretti, M., Niemelä, J., Santos, P., Sattler, T., Sousa, J. P., Sykes, M. T., Vanbergen, A. J. and Woodcock, B. A.  (2010) Functional traits as indicators of biodiversity response to land use changes across ecosystems and organisms.  Biodiversity and Conservation, 19 :2941-2947

Wang, X., Zhang, X., Gao, C., Lianhai, H., Qingjin, M., Liu, J. (2010) A new enantiornithine bird from the Early Cretaceous of western Liaoning, China. The Condor, 112(3): 432-437

July 2010

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Gibney, E.R. and Nolan, C.M. (2010) Epigenetics and gene expression.  Heredity, 105 (1):4-13.  

Farrell, E., Mariania, S and Clarke, M.W.  (2010) Age and growth estimates for the starry smooth-hound shark (Mustelus asterias) in the Northeast Atlantic Ocean.  Ices Journal of Marine Science, 67 (5):931-939.    

Other Publications  

Dyke, G. (2010) Winged Victory: Modern birds, long thought to have arisen only after the dinosaurs perished, turn out to have lived alongside them. Scientific American: Media

June 2010

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Hayden B., Pulcini D., Kelly-Quinn M., O'Grady M., Caffrey J., McGrath A. & MarianiS. (2010) 'Hybridisation between two cyprinid fishes in a novel habitat: genetics, morphology and life-history traits'. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 10

Palmer, C. and Dyke, G.J. (2010) Moving on from Kirkpatrick (1994): estimating safety factors for flying vertebrates.  Journal of Experimental Biology, 213:2174. doi: 10.1242/jeb.044537

Nudds, R.L. and Dyke, G.J. (2010) Narrow primary feather rachises in Confuciusornis and Archaeopteryx suggest poor flight ability.  Science, 328 :887-889.

Atalah, J. and Crowe, T.P. (2010) Combined effects of nutrient enrichment, sedimentation and grazer loss on rock pool assemblages.  Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 388 :51-57.

Arroyo, J., Moraza, M. L. and Bolger, T.  (2010) The mesostigmatid mite (Acari, Mesostigmata) community in canopies of Sitka spruce forests in Ireland and a comparison with ground moss habitats.  Graellsia, 66 (1):29-37.

May 2010

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Bertelli, S., Lindow, B.E.K., Dyke, G.J. and Chiappe, L.M.  (2010) A well-preserved `charadriiform-like’ fossil bird from the early Eocene Fur Formation of Denmark, Palaeontology, 53 (3):507-531.

O’Connor, J.K. and Dyke, G.J. (2010) A re-assessment of Sinornis santensis and Cathayornis yandica (Aves: Enantiornithes).  Records of the Australian Museum , 62 (1):7-20.

Dyke, G.J. and Kaiser, G.W. (2010) Cracking a developmental constraint: egg size and bird evolution.  Records of the Australian Museum , 62 (1):207-216.

Belcher, C.M., Mander, L., Rein, G., Jervis, F.X., Haworth, M., Hesselbo, S.P., Glaspool, I.J. and McElwain, J.C. (2010) 'Increased fire activity at the Triassic/Jurassic boundary in Greenland due to climate-driven floral change'. Nature Geoscience, 3 (6):426-429

April 2010

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Toscano, B.J., Pulcini, D., Hayden, B., Russo, T., Kelly-Quinn, M. & Mariani, S. (2010) ‘An ecomorphological framework for the coexistence of two cyprinid fish and their hybrids in a novel environment’.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 99(4) :768-783. doi: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2010.01383.x

International Aphid Genome Consortium (including Carolan, J., Fitzroy, C., Reardon, K. and Wilkinson, T.L.) (2010) 'Genome Sequence of the Pea Aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum'. Plos Biology, 8 (2) e1000313. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000313

Bermingham, J. and Wilkinson, T.L. (2010) 'The role of intracellular symbiotic bacteria in the amino acid nutrition of embryos from the black bean aphid Aphis fabae'. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata, 134 :272-279. Doi: 10.1111/j.1570-7458.2009.00953.x

Wang, Y., Carolan, J., Hao, F-H., Nicholson, J., Wilkinson, T.L. and Douglas, A.E. (2010) 'Integrated metabonomic-proteomic analysis of an insect-bacterial symbiotic system'. Journal of Proteome Research, 9 (3):1257-1267. doi: 10.1021/pr9007392

March 2010

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Massa-Gallucci A., Coscia I., O'Grady M., Kelly-Quinn M. & Mariani S. (2010) 'Patterns of genetic structuring in a brown trout (Salmo trutta L) metapopulation'. Conservation Genetics, 11 :1689-1699

Mateus, O., Dyke, G.J., Motchurova-Dekova, N., Kamenov, G.D. and Ivanov, P. (2010) The first record of a dinosaur from Bulgaria.  Lethaia, 43 (1):88-94.

Barclay, R.S., McElwain, J.C., Sageman, B.B. (2010) Volcanic CO2 pulse activates carbon sequestration during Oceanic Anoxic Event 2.  Nature Geoscience, 3 :205-208. doi: 10.1038/ngeo757

Collins D., Winter D.C., Hogan A.M., Schirmer L., Baird A.W. and Stewart G.S.   (2010) Differential protein abundance and function of UT-B urea transporters in human colon.  American Journal of Physiology Gastrointestinal Physiology, 298 :G345-G351. doi: 10.1152/ajpgi.00405.2009

Haworth, M., Heath, J. and McElwain, J.C. (2010) Differences in the response sensitivity of stomatal index to atmospheric CO2 among four genera of Cupressaceae conifers.  Annals of Botany, 105 (3):411-418. doi:10.1093/aob/mcp309

Vanbergen, A. J., Woodcock, B. A., Koivula, M. I., Niemelä, J., Kotze, D.J., Bolger, T., Golgen, V., Dubs, F., Boulanger, G., Serreno, J., Lencina, J. L., Serrano, A., Aguiar, C., Grandchamp, A.-C., Stoffer, S., Szél, G., Ivvits, E., Adlar, P., Markus, J. and Watt, A. D.  (2010) Trophic level modulates carabid beetle responses to habitat and landscape structure: a pan-European study.  Ecological Entomology, 35 (2):226-235. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2311.2010.01175.x

 Reape, TJ and McCabe, PF (2010) Apoptotic-like regulation of programmed cell death in plants.  Apoptosis, 15 (3):249-256. doi: 10.1007/s10495-009-0447-2

Toscano, B.J., Pulcini, D., Hayden, B., Russo, T., Kelly-Quinn, M. and Mariani, S. (2010) An ecomorphological framework for the coexistance of two cyprinid fish and their hybrids in a novel environment.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 99:768-783.

Palmer, C. and Dyke, G.J. (2010) Biomechanics of the unique pterosaur pteroid.  Proceedings of the Royal Society, Series B, 277 :1121-1127.

Thakuria, D., Schmidt, O., Finan, D., Egan, D. and Doohan, F.M. (2010) Gut wall bacteria in earthworms: a natural selection process.  The ISME Journal, 4 (3):357-366.

January 2010

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Pata, M.O., Hannun, Y.A. & Ng, C.K.Y. (2010) 'Plant sphingolipids: decoding the enigma of the Sphinx'. New Phytologist, 185 (3):611-630. DOI: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.03123.x

Hutchens, E., Gleeson, D., McDermott, F.P., Miranda-CasoLuengon, R. & Clipson, N. (2010) 'Meter-Scale Diversity of Microbial Communities on a Weathered Pegmatite Granite Outcrop in the Wicklow Mountains , Ireland ; Evidence for Mineral Induced Selection?'. Geomicrobiology Journal, 27 (1):1-14. DOI: 10.1080/01490450903232157

Doyle, S.M., Diamond, M. & McCabe, P.F. (2010) 'Chloroplast and reactive oxygen species involvement in apoptotic-like programmed cell death in Arabidopsis suspension cultures'. Journal of Experimental Botany, 61 (2):473-482. DOI: 10.