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Ecology, Cultural and built heritage, Landscape ecology

Abstracts or Prefaces, list of Contents, etc. are given for all publications. Books and Field Study Guides still in print have details on ordering. Journals and books out of print can be borrowed from or, for a small charge via, University and Public Libraries, from the British Lending Library or International Library Loan. Copies of all (science) publications are held at APIRS (Aquatic and Invasive Plants Information and Retrieval System), Center for Aquatic Plants, 7922 NW 71st Street, Gainesville, Fl 32653-3071, USA. Contact APIRS

The extra interpretation and beauty given by the illustrations in my books is due to the artistic ability of Mrs Y. Bower and Mrs P.A. Wolseley, who have my enduring appreciation and gratitude.



In Prep'n. (with Tina Bone, Natural History and Botanical Artist, www.tinabonedtp.co.uk). Coffee Table Book: THE MOST PRECIOUS THING ON EARTH: NO WATER—NO LIFE! (Loss of water in rivers: the impact).

In Prep'n. BETWEEN THE RIVER AND THE LAND. Forrest Press, Cardigan.

THE WAVING PLANTS OF THE RIVER. 2013. Forrest Text, Cardigan. 278 pp. ISBN 978-0-9564692-4-3.

Water: the greatest ecosystem service. 2011. In Landscape Ecology and Ecosystem Services. C. Young, L. Bosongel, I. Hooper & K. Moreton-Jones (Eds.) pp. 129–137.

THE RIVERSCAPE AND THE RIVER. 2008. Cambridge University Press, New York, 404 pp. ISBN 978-0-521-83978-5.

RIVER PLANTS OF WESTERN EUROPE 2nd Edition. 2006. Forrest Text, Cardigan. 438 pp. ISBN 09550740 4 5.

Whither river landscape ecology? 2006. In Davies, B.R. & Thompson, S. Water and the landscape IALE (UK). International Association for Landscape Ecology (UK Chapter) pp. 3–7.

(with J. Borg). Wied Garnaw in Santa Lucija. A Field Study Guide. In Press. Santa Lucija Local Council, Malta.

(with J. Borg, J.M. Psaila) River Kbir: The Hidden Wonder. In Press. Malta.

(with J. Borg) Our Nature, our Heritage. A Field Study Guide. 2002. Ministry of Agriculture, Malta. 52 pp. ISBN 99932-0-204-5.

(with A. Vella) Birds associated with agricultural crops in Malta. 2002. In Chamberlain, D. & Wilson, A. (Eds). Avian Landscape Ecology, pp. 238—241. International Association for Landscape Ecology, UK Region. IALE (UK).

Stream community lists as bioindicators. 2002. Proceedings of the 11th EWRS (European Weed Research Society) International Symposium on Aquatic Weeds, September 2—6, 2002, 243—6, Moliets et Maâ, France.

Retaining the cultural heritage of rivers? 2001. In: Mander, Ü, Rintsmann, A. & Palang, H. (Eds). Development of European Landscapes, Vol. 1, 206—9, Tartu.

The cropped walls of Malta. 2001. In: Barr, C. & Petit, S. 2001 (Eds), Hedgerows of the world: their ecological functions in different landscapes, pp. 87—92. International Association of Landscape Ecology, UK Region. IALE (UK)

(with J. Borg) Wied il—Lunziata. A Field Study Guide. 2001. Ministry for Gozo, Malta. ISBN 99932-0-086-7.

Socio—economic forces in Gozo (Maltese Islands) and landscape ecology analysis. 2001. In: T. Clare & D. Howard (Eds), Quantitative approaches to landscape ecology, pp. 25—32. International Association for Landscape Ecology (UK Region). IALE (UK).

Impact of land use changes on rivers. 2001. Aspects of Applied Biology, 58, 197—204.

The evaluation of river pollution in the Maltese Islands. 2001. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 9, 347—51.

River patterns in landscapes. 1999. In Maudsly, M. & Marshall, J. (Eds) Heterogeneity in Landscape Ecology Pattern and Scale, pp. 169—75. International Association for Landscape Ecology (UK Region).

Ponds and pools of Malta: past and present, 1999. In Boothby, J. (Ed.). Ponds and pond landscape of Europe, pp. 117—24. PondLife, Liverpool.

(with J. Borg) THE RIVER VALLEYS OF THE MALTESE ISLANDS, 1998. Ciheam, Bari, and Islands and Small States Institute, Foundation of International Studies, Malta, 330 pp. ISBN 99909-49-06-0.

Chadwick Lakes. A Field Study Guide. 1998. International Tree Foundation, Malta. 50 pp.

The deterioration of water quality in Malta. 1998. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 7, 96—9.

The precarious state of the rivers of Malta. 1997. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 6, 343—8.

THE RIVER SCENE: ECOLOGY AND CULTURAL HERITAGE. 1997. Cambridge University Press. 344 pp. ISBN 0-521-57410-2.

River habitat fragmentation in Malta: a danger needing investigation. 1997. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin. 6, 43—7.

Deterioration and fragmentation of rivers in Malta. 1997. Freshwater Forum, 9, 55—61

Enhancing river vegetation: conservation, development and restoration. 1996. Hydrobiologia, 340, 345—8.

Cultural variation in river quality and macrophyte response. 1995. Acta Botanica Gallica, 142, 345—8

Pollution and the Public. 1992. Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, 1, 113—6.

Rivers and river vegetation in North—Central Florida, 1992. 73 pp.

River pollution in some Mediterranean Islands. 1991. Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry, 31—32, 255—63.

THE HISTORIC RIVER. 1991. Cobden of Cambridge Press, Cambridge, 332 pp. ISBN 0-9517963-0-5.

RIVER POLLUTION: AN ECOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE. 1990. Belhaven Press, London, 253 pp. ISBN 1-85293-073-X

The influence of climate and man on the watercourses of Malta. 1989. Toxicological and Environmental Chemistry, 20—21, 85—92.

The macrophytic vegetation of the major rivers of Luxembourg. 1988. Bulletin Societé Naturalists Luxembourge, 88, 3—54.

RIVER PLANTS OF WESTERN EUROPE. 1987. Cambridge University Press. 512 pp. ISBN 0-521-26427-8.

(with J.P.C. Harding, D.H.N. Spence. Authors not listed on title page). Methods for the use of Aquatic Macrophytes for assessing water quality 1985. 1987. METHODS FOR THE EXAMINATION OF WATERS AND ASSOCIATED MATERIALS. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London, 176 pp. ISBN 0-11-752000-4

Sources of watercourse pollution in Italy and Mediterranean France. 1987. Chemosphere, 16, 331—337.

Causes of changes in river vegetation giving rise to complaints. 1986. Proceedings EWRS/AAB 7th Symposium on Aquatic Weeds 1986, 151—6.

Stream vegetation and pollution in Italy and Mediterranean France. 1984. Second International Symposium on Environmental Pollution and its Impact on Life in the Mediterranean Region. Second International Symposium of the Mediterranean Scientific Association of Environmental Protection (MESAEP), pp. 19—91. Munich.

(with F.H. Dawson). The management of river vegetation with particular reference to shading effects of marginal vegetation. 1983. Landscape Planning, 10, 147—69.

A proposed method for monitoring river pollution using macrophytes. 1982. Environmental Technology Letters 3, 19—34.

Indices for dyke vegetation. 1982. Nature in Cambridgeshire 25, 34—40.

Major factors affecting the distribution of macrophytic vegetation in the watercourses of the European Economic Community. 1982. Proceedings EWRS 6th Symposium on Aquatic Weeds 1982, 105—112.

VEGETATION IN BRITISH RIVERS. 1982. Nature Conservancy Council. 2 Vols., 125 pp and 320 pp. ISBN 0-86139-203-5.

(WITH P.A. WOLSELEY) RIVER VEGETATION: ITS IDENTIFICATION, ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT. 1981. Cambridge University Press, 154 pp. ISBN 0—521-23186-8.

(with R.F.A. Murfitt). Some unanswered questions relating to the mechanical control of weeds in water channels. 1981. Proceedings Aquatic Weeds and their Control, 1981, 87—94.

Changing rivers and changing vegetation in the past half century. 1981. Proceedings Aquatic Weeds and their Control, 1981, 49—57.

RIVER PLANTS. 1978. Cambridge University Press, 396 pp. ISBN 0-521-21493-9.

Keep those river weeds — they are useful. 1978. In Biological Surveillance of river water quality. (Eds) H.A. Hawkes, J.G. Hughes, pp. 30—54. From the proceedings of Section K, jointly with Section D, of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, Aston 1977. University of Aston, Birmingham.

Macrophytes in relation to stream quality. 1978. In Elaboration of the scientific bases for monitoring the quality of surface water by hydrobiological indicators, pp. 109—14. Pollution Report 3, Department of the Environment and Central Unit on Environmental Pollution.

(WITH C.A. SINKER, P.A. WOLSELEY) BRITISH WATER PLANTS. 1975. Field Studies Council. 108 pp. (1982 — Reprint With Corrections.) FSC Publication S10.

River vegetation and pollution. 1975. In Science, Technology and Environmental Management. (Eds) R.D. Hey, T.D. Davis, pp. 137—44. Saxon House/Lexington. ISBN 0-347-01087-3.

Physical factors and some river weeds. 1971. Proceedings of the European Weed Research Council 3rd International Symposium on Aquatic Weeds 1971, 29—38.


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