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Plant species cover and vegetation damage from burnt and unburnt areas of the Flow Country, Scotland, autumn 2019, following wildfires in May 2019 and nearby historic wildfire sites from the years 1997, 2000 and 2011

A. Martin-Walker, P. Fernandez-Garcia, M. Hancock, N. Cowie, D. Klein & R. Andersen
Plot-scale percent cover of all plant species recorded between October and December 2019 in 360 1 x 1 m quadrats within two burnt areas of the 2019 Flow Country Wildfire and nearby unburnt control areas and within three additional historic burnt site with recorded wildfires in 1997, 2000 and 2011 respectively and their respective adjacent unburnt controls. At each site, quadrats were located in both “open” and “drain” plots to reflect the potential impact of...

MALDI-TOF MS spectra and sequence data of collagen of modern and archaeological flatfish from European waters

Katrien Dierickx, Samantha Presslee, Richard Hagan, Tarek Oueslati, Jennifer Harland, Jessica Hendy, David Orton, Michelle Alexander & Virginia Harvey
MALDI-TOF MS spectra, LC-MS/MS datafiles, and Mascot MZID files of modern bone collagen of 18 species of Pleuronectiformes as reference spectra that were used to develop peptide biomarkers for ZooMS (Zooarchaeology by Mass Spectrometry). Details on the samples used can be found in the file "Reference spectra information.csv". Further information on the method and results can be found in the manuscript. The file names contain the type of data file and the species name. MALDI-TOF...

Egg size and offspring phenotype data at early life stages in seven Arctic charr morphs

Samantha V. Beck, Katja Räsänen, Bjarni K. Kristjánsson, Skúli Skúlason, Zophonías O. Jónsson, Markos Tsinganis & Camille A. Leblanc
Maternal effects have the potential to alter early developmental processes of offspring and contribute to adaptive diversification. Egg size is a major contributor to offspring phenotype, which can influence developmental trajectories and potential resource use. However, to what extent intraspecific variation in egg size facilitates evolution of resource polymorphism is poorly understood. We studied multiple resource morphs of Icelandic Arctic charr, ranging from an anadromous morph – with a phenotype similar to the proposed ancestral...

Water chemistry measured from peatland sub-catchments in the Flow Country, Scotland following a wildfire 2019-2020

P. Fernandez-Garcia, R. Anderson, S. Felgate, P. Gaffney, P. Gilbert, A. Grant, D. Mayor & A.E. Pickard
The dataset contains water chemistry data collected from peatland headwaters across the Flow Country following a wildfire in May 2019. Samples were collected on a monthly basis from 52 sites across the region from September 2019 to October 2020. Sampling sites were selected to represent peatland catchments in the following conditions: burned near natural, burned drained, unburned near natural, unburned drained and unburned forested. Data were obtained via collection of water samples in situ, and...

Hotspots in the grid: Avian sensitivity and vulnerability to collision risk from energy infrastructure interactions in Europe and North Africa

Jethro George Gauld, João P. Silva, Philip W. Atkinson, Paul Record, Marta Acácio, Volen Arkumarev, Julio Blas, Willem Bouten, Niall Burton, Inês Catry, Jocelyn Champagnon, Elizabeth A. Masden, Gary D. Clewley, Mindaugas Dagys, Olivier Duriez, Klaus‐Michael Exo, Wolfgang Fiedler, Andrea Flack, Guilad Friedemann, Johannes Fritz, Clara García-Ripollés, Stefan Garthe, Dimitri Giunchi, Atanas Grozdanov, Roi Harel … & Victoria Saravia
Wind turbines and power lines can cause bird mortality due to collision or electrocution. The biodiversity impacts of energy infrastructure (EI) can be minimised through effective landscape-scale planning and mitigation. The identification of high-vulnerability areas is urgently needed to assess potential cumulative impacts of EI while supporting the transition to zero-carbon energy. We collected GPS location data from 1,454 birds from 27 species susceptible to collision within Europe and North Africa and identified areas where...

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  • 2022

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  • University of the Highlands and Islands
  • Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
  • Environmental Research Institute
  • Hólar University College
  • Estación Biológica de Doñana
  • National Oceanography Centre
  • Linnaeus University
  • Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
  • UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
  • University of Iceland