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Author Archive for Clare Benskin

Clare Benskin works as a Field Technician based in the Lancaster Environment Centre, Lancaster University. As part of the EdenDTC project Clare is responsible for installing and maintaining field equipment whilst also monitoring water quality within the catchment.

"Dynamics of cattle in-stream presence and suspended solids" – journal article available online

“Dynamics of cattle in-stream presence and suspended solids” – journal article available online

Temporal dynamics between cattle in-stream presence and suspended solids in a headwater catchment Julie A. Terry,* Clare McW.H. Benskin*, Emma F. Eastoe† and Philip M. Haygarth*

Invasive crayfish found in the River Eden

Invasive crayfish found in the River Eden

At the beginning of this year, the presence of a population of North American signal crayfish was confirmed in a tributary of the River Eden. This population poses a potential threat to the endangered native white clawed crayfish, as it is a resistant carrier of the fungal disease called crayfish plague.

Colleagues from INRA, France, visit the Eden

Colleagues from INRA, France, visit the Eden

Philippe Merot and Anne Monchy, from the French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), visited the Eden catchment and Lancaster University on the 26th and 27th of November 2012.

"Monitoring agricultural diffuse pollution in the Eden" - journal article available online

“Monitoring agricultural diffuse pollution in the Eden” – journal article available online

Monitoring agricultural diffuse pollution through a dense monitoring network in the River Eden Demonstration Test Catchment, Cumbria, UK G.J Owen*, M.T Perks**, C.McW.H Benskin†, M.E Wilkinson*, J Jonczyk* and P.F Quinn*

Mr Sam Townend's Masters project

Mr Sam Townend’s Masters project

Masters project (May – September 2012) Modelling the spatial pattern of flood sources and management implications for projected future inundation risks in north-west England

Mr Fatai Oladapo Tijani's PhD research

Mr Fatai Oladapo Tijani’s PhD research

PhD project (2011 -) Field study of spatial variability in nutrient yield along a rural river system, River Eden, Cumbria

Mr Chris Murphy's Masters project in the Eden

Mr Chris Murphy’s Masters project in the Eden

Masters project (May – September 2012) Quasi-continuous water chemistry monitoring: new insight into hydrological pathways and dynamics.

Miss Ying Wang's PhD research

Miss Ying Wang’s PhD research

PhD project (2011 – ) Fate and transport of phosphorus compounds in the River Eden, UK