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Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I welcome applications from students interested in the following topics: environmental/climate change impacts on lakes and peatlands; development of novel biomonitoring approaches using microfossils and geochemical techniques; impacts of nutrient enrichment on aquatic ecosystems.

1992 …2020

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2020

Assessment of FlowCam technology as a potential tool for rapid semi-automatic analysis of lacustrine Arcellinida (testate lobose amoebae)

Steele, R. E., Patterson, R. T., Hamilton, P. B., Nasser, N. A. & Roe, H. M., 01 Feb 2020, In : Environmental Technology & Innovation. 17, 14 p., 100580.

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Use of Arcellinida (testate lobose amoebae) Arsenic tolerance limits as novel tool for biomonitoring Arsenic contamination in lakes

Nasser, N., Patterson, T., Roe, H., Galloway, J., Falck, H. & Sanei, H., 19 Feb 2020, In : Ecological Indicators.

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An evaluation of methodologies for calibrating Itrax X-ray fluorescence counts with ICP-MS concentration data for discrete sediment samples

Gregory, B. R. B., Patterson, R. T., Reinhardt, E. G., Galloway, J. M. & Roe, H. M., 11 May 2019, In : Chemical Geology.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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Inter-annual Arcellinida (testate lobose amoebae) assemblage dynamics within lacustrine environments

Nasser, N. A., Cullen, J., Patterson, C. W., Patterson, R. T., Roe, H. M. & Galloway, J. M., 01 May 2019, In : Limnologica. 76, p. 60-71

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Phylogenetic divergence within the Arcellinida (Amoebozoa) is congruent with test size and metabolism type.

Macumber, A., Blandenier, Q., Todorov, M., Duckert, C., Lara, E., Lahr, D., Mitchell, E. & Roe, H., 23 Oct 2019, In : European Journal of Protistology.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Raising awareness of the character, importance and conservation of Irish peatlands

Roe, H., Apr 2019, In : The Biologist. 66, 2, p. 45

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The Secret of Ireland's Peatlands: Bog Bodies, Volcanoes and Climate Change

Roe, H., Jun 2019, In : Quaternary Newsletter. 148, 2, p. 51-53 3 p.

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Widespread drying of European peatlands in recent centuries

Swindles, G., Morris, P., Mullan, D., Payne, R., Roland, T., Amesbury, M., Lamentowicz, M., Turner, E., Gallego-Sala, A., Sim, T., Barr, I., Blaauw, M., Blundell, A., Chambers, F., Charman, D., Feurdean, A., Galloway, J., Galka, M., Green, S., Kajukalo, K. & 19 others, Karofeld, E., Korhola, A., Lamentowicz, L., Langdon, P., Marcisz, K., Mauquoy, D., Mazei, Y., McKeown, M., Mitchell, E., Novenko, E., Plunkett, G., Roe, H., Schoning, K., Sillasoo, Ü., Tsyganov, A., van der Linden, M., Vallranta, M., Warner, B. & Swindles, G., 21 Oct 2019, In : Nature Geoscience. 12, p. 922-928 7 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
4 Downloads (Pure)
2018

An Assessment of Sub-Meter Scale Spatial Variability of Arcellinida (Testate Lobose Amoebae) Assemblages in a Temperate Lake: Implications for Limnological Studies

Steele, R. E., Nasser, N. A., Patterson, R. T., Gregory, B. R. B., Roe, H. M. & Reinhardt, E. G., 04 Mar 2018, In : Microbial Ecology.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
124 Downloads (Pure)

Late Holocene climatic variability in Subarctic Canada: insights from a high-resolution lake record from the central Northwest Territories.

Dalton, A., Patterson, R. T., Roe, H., Macumber, A. L., Swindles, G. T., Galloway, J. M., Vermaire, J., Crann, C. & Falck, H., 28 Jun 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 6, p. 1-22

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4 Citations (Scopus)
147 Downloads (Pure)

Towards a Holarctic synthesis of peatland testate amoeba ecology: development of a new continental-scale palaeohydrological transfer function for North America and comparison to European data

Amesbury, M., Booth, R., Roland, T., Bunbury, J., Clifford, M., Charman, D. J., Elliott, S., Finkelstein, S., Garneau, M., Hughes, P., Lamarre, A., Loisel, J., Mackay, H., Magnan, G., Markel, E., Mitchell, E., Payne, R., Pelletier, N., Roe, H., Sullivan, M. & 4 others, Swindles, G., Talbot, J., van Bellen, S. & Warner, B., 01 Dec 2018, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 201, p. 483-500 18 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
123 Downloads (Pure)

What killed Frame Lake? A precautionary tale for urban planners

Gavel, M. J., Patterson, R. T., Nasser, N. A., Galloway, J. M., Hanna, B. W., Cott, P. A., Roe, H. M. & Falck, H., 14 Jun 2018, In : PeerJ. 6, 31 p., e4850.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
147 Downloads (Pure)
2017

Re-assessing the vertical distribution of testate amoeba communities in surface peats: implications for palaeohydrological studies

Roe, H. M., Elliott, S. M. & Patterson, R. T., Aug 2017, In : European Journal of Protistology. 60, p. 13-27

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6 Citations (Scopus)
162 Downloads (Pure)

Reconstructing the accumulation history of a saltmarsh sediment core: Which age-depth model is best?

Wright, A. J., Edwards, R. J., van de Plassche, O., Blaauw, M., Parnell, A. C., van der Borg, K., de Jong, A. F. M., Roe, H. M., Selby, K. & Black, S., Apr 2017, In : Quaternary Geochronology. 39, p. 35-67 33 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)
150 Downloads (Pure)

Refining the palaeoecology of lacustrine testate amoebae: insights from a plant macrofossil record from a eutrophic Scottish lake

Prentice, S. V., Roe, H. M., Bennion, H., Sayer, C. D. & Salgado, J., 12 Jun 2017, In : Journal of Paleolimnology. 19 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)
194 Downloads (Pure)
2016
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4 Citations (Scopus)
203 Downloads (Pure)

Lacustrine Arcellinida (testate amoebae) as bio-indicators of arsenic contamination.

Nasser, N. A., Patterson, R. T., Roe, H. M., Galloway, J. M., Falck, H., Palmer, M. J., Spence, C., Sanai, H., Macumber, A. L. & Neville, L. A., Jul 2016, In : Microbial Ecology. 72, 1, p. 130-149 20 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Sediment accumulation rates in subarctic lakes: insights into age-depth modeling from 22 dated lake records from the Northwest Territories, Canada.

Crann, C. A., Patterson, R. T., Macumber, A. L., Galloway, J. M., Roe, H. M., Blaauw, M., Swindles, G. T. & Falck, H., 01 Apr 2015, In : Quaternary Geochronology. 27, p. 131-144 14 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
214 Downloads (Pure)

Testing the cause of the Sphagnum austinii (Sull. ex Aust.) decline: multiproxy evidence from a raised bog in Northern Ireland.

Swindles, G. T., Turner, T. E., Roe, H. M., Hall, V. A. & Rea, H. A., Feb 2015, In : Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 213, p. 17-26

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14 Citations (Scopus)
222 Downloads (Pure)
2014

Arcellacea (testate amoebae) as bio-indicators of road salt contamination in lakes.

Roe, H. M. & Patterson, R. T., Aug 2014, In : Microbial Ecology. 68, 2, p. 299-313 15 p.

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24 Citations (Scopus)

Autoecological approaches to resolve subjective taxonomic divisions within Arcellacea.

Macumber, A. L., Patterson, R. T., Roe, H. M., Reinhardt, E. G., Neville, L. A. & Swindles, G. T., May 2014, In : Protist. 165, 3, p. 305-316 12 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Holocene floodplain palaeoecology of the Humberhead Levels; implications for regional wetland development.

Mansell, L. J., Whitehouse, N. J., Gearey, B. R., Barratt, P. & Roe, H. M., 18 Aug 2014, In : Quaternary International. 341, p. 91-109 19 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Middle to late Holocene chironomid-inferred July temperatures for the central Northwest Territories, Canada.

Upiter, L. M., Vermaire, J. C., Patterson, R. T., Crann, C. A., Galloway, J. M., Macumber, A. L., Neville, L. A., Swindles, G. T., Falck, H., Roe, H. M. & Pisaric, M. F. J., Sep 2014, In : Journal of Paleolimnology. 52, 1-2, p. 11-26 16 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Centennial-scale climate change in Ireland during the Holocene

Swindles, G. T., Lawson, I. T., Matthews, I. P., Blaauw, M., Daley, T. J., Charman, D. J., Roland, T. P., Plunkett, G., Schettler, G., Gearey, B. R., Turner, T. E., Rea, H. A., Roe, H. M., Amesbury, M. J., Chambers, F. M., Holmes, J., Mitchell, F. J. G., Blackford, J., Blundell, A., Branch, N. & 12 others, Holmes, J., Langdon, P., McCarroll, J., McDermott, F., Oksanen, P. O., Pritchard, O., Stastney, P., Stefanini, B., Young, D., Wheeler, J., Becker, K. & Armit, I., Nov 2013, In : Earth-Science Reviews. 126, p. 300-320 21 p.

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55 Citations (Scopus)
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Climate change and decadal to centennial-scale periodicities recorded in a late Holocene NE Pacific marine record: Examining the role of solar forcing.

Galloway, J. M., Wigston, A., Patterson, R. T., Swindles, G. T., Reinhardt, E. & Roe, H. M., 15 Sep 2013, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 386, p. 669-689

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17 Citations (Scopus)

Influence of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation, El Niño-Southern Oscillation and solar forcing on climate and primary productivity changes in the northeast Pacific.

Patterson, R. T., Chang, A. S., Prokoph, A., Roe, H. & Swindles, G. T., 15 Oct 2013, In : Quaternary International. 310, null, p. 124-139 16 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation basin records of late Quaternary sea-level change, central mainland British Columbia, Canada.

Roe, H. M., Doherty, C. T., Patterson, R. T. & Milne, G. A., 15 Oct 2013, In : Quaternary International. 310, p. 181-198 18 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Development of an Arcellacean (testate lobose amoebae) based transfer function for sedimentary phosphorous in lakes.

Patterson, RT., Roe, H. & Swindles, G. T., 01 Sep 2012, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 348-349, p. 32-44 13 p.

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34 Citations (Scopus)
35 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluating periocidities in peat-based climate proxy records.

Swindles, G. T., Patterson, R. T., Roe, H. M. & Galloway, J. M., 18 May 2012, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 41, null, p. 94-103 10 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)

Integrated chronological control on a Pleistocene river terrace sequence: the Medway, eastern Essex, England.

Briant, R. M., Kilfeather, A. A., Parfitt, S., Penkman, K. E. H., Preece, R. C., Roe, H. M., Schwenninger, J-L., Wenban-Smith, F. F. & Whitaker, J. E., Jan 2012, In : proceedings of the Geologists Association. 123, 1, p. 87-108 22 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)

Testate amoebae as indicators of hydroseral change: an 8,500 year record from Mer Bleue Bog, eastern Ontario, Canada.

Elliott, S. M., Roe, H. & Timothy Patterson, R., 03 Aug 2012, In : Quaternary International. 268, p. 128-144 17 p.

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22 Citations (Scopus)

The Hekla 1947 tephra in the North of Ireland: regional distribution, concentration and geochemistry.

Rea, H. A., Swindles, G. T. & Roe, H., 30 May 2012, In : Journal of Quaternary Science. 27, 4, p. 425-431 7 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Evolution of the Thames Estuary during MIS 9: insights from the Shoeburyness area, Essex.

Roe, H., Penkman, K. E. H., Preece, R. C., Briant, R. M. & Wenban-Smith, F., May 2011, In : Proceedings of the Geologists' Association. 122, 1, p. 397-418 22 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)
2010

A 4500-year proxy climate record from peatlands in the North of Ireland: the identification of widespread summer ‘drought phases’?

Swindles, G. T., Blundell, A., Roe, H. M. & Hall, V. A., Jun 2010, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 29, 13-14, p. 1577-1589 13 p.

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84 Citations (Scopus)
54 Citations (Scopus)

The use of Personal Response Systems (PRS) in multiple-choice assessment: benefits and pitfalls over traditional, paper-based approaches.

Roe, H. & Robinson, D. P., Dec 2010, In : Planet. 23, p. 54-62 9 p.

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2009

Contemporary distributions of saltmarsh diatoms in the Seymour–Belize Inlet Complex, British Columbia, Canada: Implications for studies of sea-level change.

Roe, H., Doherty, C. T., Patterson, R. T. & Swindles, G. T., 2009, In : Marine Micropaleontology. 70, 3-4, p. 134-150 16 p.

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13 Citations (Scopus)

Differentiation of MIS 9 and MIS 11 in the continental record: vegetational, faunal, aminostratigraphic and sea level evidence from coastal sites in Essex, UK.

Roe, H. M., Russell Coope, G., Devoy, R. J. N., Harrison, C. J. O., Penkman, K. E. H., Preece, R. C. & Schreve, D. C., Nov 2009, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 28, 23-24, p. 2342-2373 32 p.

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45 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental controls on peatland testate amoebae (Protozoa: Rhizopoda) in the North of Ireland: implications for Holocene palaeoclimate studies

Swindles, G. T., Charman, D. J., Roe, H. & Sansum, P. A., Jul 2009, In : Journal of Paleolimnology. 42, 1, p. 123-140 18 p.

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74 Citations (Scopus)
2008

Diatoms and pollen as indicators of water quality and land-use change: a case study from the Oak Ridges Moraine, Southern Ontario, Canada

Watchorn, M. A., Hamilton, P. B., Anderson, T. W., Roe, H. & Patterson, R. T., Apr 2008, In : Journal of Paleolimnology. 39, 4, p. 491-509 19 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)
2007

A delayed climatic response to solar forcing at 2800 cal. BP: Multiproxy evidence from three Irish peatlands

Swindles, G. T., Plunkett, G. & Roe, H. M., 01 Mar 2007, In : Holocene. 17, 2, p. 177-182 6 p.

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74 Citations (Scopus)

A delayed climatic response to solar forcing at 2800 cal. BP: multi-proxy evidence from three Irish peatlands.

Swindles, G. T., Plunkett, G. & Roe, H., 2007, In : The Holocene. 17, p. 177-182 6 p.

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54 Citations (Scopus)

A record of Lateglacial and Holocene vegetation and climate change from Woods Lake, Seymour Inlet, coastal British Columbia, Canada

Stolze, S., Roe, H., Patterson, R. T. & Monecke, T., Dec 2007, In : Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 147, 1-4, p. 112-127 16 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)