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2015 North East England Section Conference

Advances in Survey Techniques

16 April 2015, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Biographies and Abstracts

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Conference presentations can be downloaded below. Please click the presentation title to download a PDF version

Exploring inter-observer variation - what do we know about the causes and consequences?
Andy Cherrill CEnv MCIEEM (Harper Adams University)

Investigating European lobster populations via trapping and telemetry
Dan Skerritt (Newcastle University)

A standardised method for survey and monitoring of woodland bats
John Altringham MCIEEM (Leeds University)

Northumberland Nathusius' Project
Tina Wiffen MCIEEM (Northumberland Bat Group)

The use of search dogs in ecological surveys
Corrie Bruemmer (Natural England)

The uses and limitations of DNA in surveys
Lisa Kerslake CEcol FCIEEM (Swift Ecology)

The use of bioacoustic recorders to monitor species that are difficult to detect: an example of nightjars
Mieke Zwart (Newcastle University)

Horses for courses - Picking a bat detector to suit your needs
Paul Howden-Leach MCIEEM (Skyline Ecology)

PHASE 1.5 - A practical development of the Phase 1 Habitat survey method
Barry Wright MCIEEM (Baker Consultants)

Unmanned aerial vehicles and their uses for ecological surveys
Simon Gibson-Poole (Edinburgh University)