Reeves, Alison

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  • 323 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
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Research

My research interests are linked by the theme of transitional waters and associated environmental quality;
•       Sediment fingerprinting (provenance) studies using organic tracers. Particularly carbon sinks and stores in coastal and estuarine environments,
•       Use of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Imaging to study oil binding in sediments,
•       Changes to EU legislation regarding the aquatic environment,
•       Interactions of natural scientists and lawyers in the formulation of environmental regulations (specifically diffuse pollution),
•       Natural resource management, environmental protection and environmental crime.

Biography

 

Academic Background

Year

Degree/University

1984-88

PhD awarded July 1988, University of Liverpool, Oceanography Laboratories, Department of Earth Sciences Research Studentship (Natural Environment Research Council). 
Title: The distribution and behaviour of lignin in the estuarine environment.

1981-84

BSc (Hons) Oceanography and Meteorology, Institute of Marine Studies, Plymouth Polytechnic
Final Year Honours Project: An examination of the role of carbonate saturation in the formation of authigenic particles in estuaries. In conjunction with Plymouth Marine Laboratories.

 

Appointments

Year

Title/University

2012 -

University of Dundee Senate

2011 -

University of Dundee Court

2006 -

Reader, Head of Geography, University of Dundee

2004 -

Reader, Geography Department, University of Dundee

2003-2004

Senior Lecturer, Geography Department, University of Dundee

1992-2003

Lecturer, Geography Department, University of Dundee

1991-1992

Temporary Lecturer, Geography Department, University of Dundee

1988-91

Postdoctoral Research Assistant: Hydrology and Fluid Dynamics Group, Centre for Research on Environmental Systems, Department of Environmental Science, Institute of Environmental and Natural Sciences, Lancaster University. Description of duties: Project funded by UK Nirex Ltd. (Nuclear Industry Radioactive Waste Executive); sub-contracted to Professor K.J. Beven. This analytical study, using HPLC, was designed to produce data on the flow of water and solutes through undisturbed, structured soil, to aid the development of a detailed transport model.

Professional Memberships

  • European Geophysical Union (EGU)
  • EGU Technical Committee (Hydrological Sciences)
  • Higher Education Academy
  • Scottish Royal Geographical Society

Professional Roles

  • Editor for Hydrology and Earth Systems Science (HESS) 2004 onwards
  • Editor for HEA Planet 2012

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Alison Reeves is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

water Social Sciences
natural disaster Social Sciences
learning Earth & Environmental Sciences
regulation Social Sciences
estuarine sediment Earth & Environmental Sciences
organic carbon Earth & Environmental Sciences
policy implementation Earth & Environmental Sciences
sediment Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 2001 2018

  • 323 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 22 Article
  • 4 Commissioned report
  • 2 Chapter
4 Citations (Scopus)
97 Downloads (Pure)

Vegetation changes and water cycle in a changing environment

Wang, L., Wei, X., Bishop, K., Reeves, A. D., Ursino, N. & Winkler, R., 8 Mar 2018, In : Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 22, 3, p. 1731-1734 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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6 Citations (Scopus)

Incentives and constraints to Indigenous engagement in water management

Escott, H., Beavis, S. & Reeves, A., Dec 2015, In : Land Use Policy. 49, p. 382-393 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

water management
incentive
water
indigenous knowledge
water policy
18 Citations (Scopus)

Policy implementation of catchment-scale flood risk management: Learning from Scotland and England

Rouillard, J. J., Ball, T., Heal, K. V. & Reeves, A. D., Jun 2015, In : Environmental Science and Policy. 50, p. 155-165 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

policy implementation
risk management
natural disaster
learning
catchment
25 Citations (Scopus)

The role of public participation in encouraging changes in rural land use to reduce flood risk

Rouillard, J. J., Reeves, A. D., Heal, K. V. & Ball, T., May 2014, In : Land Use Policy. 38, p. 637-645 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

natural disaster
managers
land use
policy implementation
participation
42 Citations (Scopus)

Knowledge management for land degradation monitoring and assessment: an analysis of contemporary thinking

Reed, M. S., Fazey, I., Stringer, L. C., Raymond, C. M., Akhtar-Schuster, M., Begni, G., Bigas, H., Brehm, S., Briggs, J., Bryce, R., Buckmaster, S., Chanda, R., Davies, J., Diez, E., Essahli, W., Evely, A., Geeson, N., Hartmann, I., Hubacek, K., Ioris, A. A. R. & 11 others, Kruger, B., Laureano, P., Phillipson, J., Prell, C., Quinn, C. H., Reeves, A. D., Seely, M., Thomas, R., van der Werff Ten Bosch, M. J., Vergunst, P. & Wagner, L., 2013, In : Land Degradation and Development. 24, 4, p. 307-322 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

land degradation
Knowledge management
knowledge management
monitoring
Degradation

Thesis

Adaptive water governance: flood management and the policy process in Scotland

Author: Rouillard, J. J., 2012

Supervisor: Reeves, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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