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Dr Kurt McLaren

Senior Lecturer

Department: Geography and Environmental Sciences

Qualifications

  • Geography MSc November 21 2007
  • Ecology PhD November 17 2001
  • BSc July 01 1995

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Reconstructing the effects of hurricanes over 155 years on the structure and diversity of trees in two tropical montane rainforests in Jamaica, McLaren, K., Luke, D., Tanner, E., Bellingham, P., Healey, J. 15 Oct 2019, In: Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
  • Satellite Telemetry of Crocodylus acutus in Jamaica: Habitat Selection and Management Implications, Mazzotti , F., Beauchamp, J., Wilson, B., McLaren, K., Wasilewski, J., Henriques, L. 1 Mar 2019, In: Caribbean Naturalist
  • Using the random forest algorithm to integrate hydroacoustic data with satellite images to improve the mapping of shallow nearshore benthic features in a marine protected area in Jamaica, McLaren, K., McIntyre, K., Prospere, K. 3 Oct 2019, In: GIScience and Remote Sensing
  • Are species photosynthetic characteristics good predictors of seedling post-hurricane demographic patterns and species spatiotemporal distribution in a hurricane impacted wet montane forest?, Luke, D., McLaren, K. 1 May 2018, In: Acta Oecologica
  • Geographical ecology of dry forest tree communities in the West Indies, Franklin, J., Andrade, R., Daniels, M., Fairbairn, P., Fandino, M., Gillespie, T., Gonzalez, G., Gonzalez, O., Imbert, D., Kapos, V., Kelly, D., Marcano-Vega, H., Melendez-Ackerman, E., McLaren, K., McDonald, M., Ripplinger, J., Rojas-Sandoval, J., Ross, M., Ruiz, J., Steadman, D., Tanner, E., Terrill, I., Vennetier, M. 3 May 2018, In: Journal of Biogeography
  • Mapping shallow nearshore benthic features in a Caribbean marine-protected area: assessing the efficacy of using different data types (hydroacoustic versus satellite images) and classification techniques, McIntyre, K., McLaren, K., Prospere, K. 1 Feb 2018, In: International Journal of Remote Sensing
  • Using the forest-transition model and a proximate cause of deforestation to explain long-term forest cover trends in a Caribbean forest, Newman, M., McLaren, K., Wilson, B. 1 Feb 2018, In: Land Use Policy
  • Assessing the status of an artisanal shrimp fishery in a Ramsar wetland in Jamaica: The effects of seasonality, extreme La Nina episodes and elevated temperature on landings, Prospere, K., McLaren, K., Pienkowski, T., Wilson, B. 1 Jul 2016, In: Limnologica
  • Characterizing the Status (Disturbed, Hybrid or Novel) of Swamp Forest Fragments in a Caribbean Ramsar Wetland: The Impact of Anthropogenic Degradation and Invasive Plant Species, Prospere, K., McLaren, K., Wilson, B. 30 Jun 2016, In: Environmental Management


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