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2023 - 2024

  • Clavel-Henry M., Dabrowski T., Giesler R. J., Crowe T. P. , Yearsley J. M., Predicting the export of retention-oriented larvae from their natal population using coastal features: a modelling study on the Pacific oyster, Marine Ecology Progress Series, 724, 81-95 (2023) DOI: 10.3354/meps14456
  • Karbassioon, A., Yearlsey, J., Dirilgen, T. et al. Responses in honeybee and bumblebee activity to changes in weather conditions. Oecologia 201, 689-701 (2023). DOI: 10.1007/s00442-023-05332-x
  • Browett, S. S., Synnott, R., O’Meara, D. B., Antwis, R. E., Browett, S. S., Bown, K. J., Wangensteen, O. S., Dawson, D. A., Searle, J. B., Yearsley, J. M., & McDevitt, A. D. Resource competition drives an invasion-replacement event among shrew species on an island. Journal of Animal Ecology 92, 698 – 709. (2023) DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.13855

2021 - 2022

2019 - 2020

2018 - 2017

  • Prat-Guitart, N., Belcher, C.B., Thompson, DK, Burns, P., Yearsley, J.M., 2017. 'Fine-scale distribution of moisture in the surface of a degraded blanket bog and its effects on the potential spread of smouldering fire. Ecohydrology,10:e1898. doi; 10.1002/eco.1898

2015 - 2016

  • Elliot-Kingston et al. 2016. Does Size Matter? Atmospheric CO2 May Be a Stronger Driver of Stomatal Closing Rate Than Stomatal Size in Taxa That Diversified under Low CO2 Frontiers in Plant Science, 62, 551-556. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2016.01253
  • Eldon, B et al. 2016. Current hypotheses to explain genetic chaos under the sea. Current Zoology, 62, 551-556. DOI: 10.1093/cz/zow094
  • Gargan, LM, Cornette, RI, Yearsley, JM, Montgomery, WI, Pauper, J, Alves, PC, Butler, F, Pascal, M, Tresset, A, Herrel, A, Lusby, J, Tosh, DG, Searle, JB, McDevitt, AD 2016 Molecular and morphological insights into the origin of the invasive greater white-toothed shrew (Crocidura russula) in Ireland. Biological Invasions, 18 (3):857-871 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10530-016-1056-y
  • Prat-Guitart, N., Rein, G., Hadden, R.M., Belcher, C.M., Yearsley, J.M., 2016. Effect of spatial heterogeneity in moisture content on the horizontal spread of peat fires. Science of the Total Environment, Vol. 572, p1422-1430. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969716303564
  • Prat-Guitart, N., Rein, G., Hadden, R.M., Belcher, C.M., Yearsley, J.M., 2016. Propagation probability and spread rates of self-sustained smouldering fires under controlled moisture content and bulk density conditions. International Journal of Wildland Fire, Vol 25, p456-465. http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/WF15103
  • Prat-Guitart, N., Hadden, R.M., Belcher, C.M., Rein, G., Yearsley, J.M., 2015. Infrared image analysis as a tool for studying the horizontal smoldering propagation of laboratory peat fires, in: Stracher, G.B., Prakash, A., Rein, G. (Eds.), Coal and Peat Fires, A Global Perspective. Peat - Geology, Combustion and Case Studies. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 121–139. [ Weblink module info]
  • Prat N., Belcher B.,Hadden R., Rein G., Yearsley J. (2015) A laboratory study of the effect of moisture content on the spread of smouldering in peat fires, FLAMMA, Vol. 6, Issue 1, p35-38 [ Weblink module info]

2013 - 2014

  • Hudspith, V. a, Belcher, C.M., Yearsley, J.M., (2014) Charring temperatures are driven by the fuel types burned in a peatland wildfire. Frontiers in Plant Science. (5), 714. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2014.00714
  • McDevitt, A. et al. (2014). Invading and Expanding: Range Dynamics and Ecological Consequences of the Greater White-Toothed Shrew (Crocidura russula) Invasion in Ireland, PLoS ONE. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0100403
  • Broquet, T et al. (2013) Genetic drift and collective dispersal can result in chaotic genetic patchiness. Evolution, 67 (6):1660-1675. DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2012.01826.x
  • Yearsley, JM et al. (2013) The effect of collective dispersal on the genetic structure of a subdivided population. Evolution, 67 (6):1649-1659. DOI: 10.1111/evo.12111
  • Prat, N., Hadden, R., Rein, G., Belcher, C., Yearsley, J., (2013). Effect of peat moisture content on smouldering fire propagation, in: Wade, D., Fox, R. (Eds.), Proceedings of 4th Fire Behavior and Fuels Conference. International Association of Widland Fire, Missoula, USA, pp. 248–250. [ Weblink module info]
  • Yearsley, J., Belcher, C.M., Hadden, R.M., Prat, N., Rein, G., (2013). Linking smouldering experiments with simple cellular automata models of smouldering fires, in: Wade, D., Fox, R. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 4th Fire Behaviour Conference. International Association of Wildland Fire, Missoula, USA, pp. 156–158. [ Weblink module info]


  • Yearsley, J.M. and Sigwart, J.D. (2011) Larval transport modelling of deep-sea invertebrates can aid the search for undiscovered populations. PLoS ONE, 6(8) e23063 http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0023063
  • Belcher, C.M., Yearsley, J.M.., Hadden, R.M., McElwain, J.C., Rein, G., 2010. Baseline intrinsic flammability of Earth’s ecosystems estimated from paleoatmospheric oxygen over the past 350 million years. Proceedings of National Academy of Science (107), 22448–22453. [ Weblink module info]