Dr Emily Bridcut
Renewables and Energy Programme
Renewable Energy Environmental Advice Group
Onshore Renewables Energy Fish Advisor
Marine Scotland Science, Freshwater Fisheries Laboratory, Faskally, Pitlochry, PH16 5BB, UK
Details of specialism
I currently provide advice on the impacts of onshore wind farm developments on freshwater and diadromous fish.
- salmonid juvenile populations and factors affecting their distribution and production
- impacts of onshore wind farms on the distribution and abundance of salmonid populations
- member of the Heads of Planning Scotland Climate Change, Energy and Resources Sub Group Working Group – Association of Environmental Clerk of Works
Papers of relevance
Bridcut EE, Anderson HL, Hall LM and Lightbody J (2019) Onshore wind farm developments and how they may impact salmon and trout populations. Poster and presentation at the Conference on Wind Energy and Wildlife, University of Stirling.
Bridcut EE, McNish J and Harriman R (2004) Incorporating episodicity into estimates of critical loads for juvenile salmonids in Scottish streams. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences 8(3), 366-376.
Harriman R, Bridcut EE and Anderson H (1995) The relationship between salmonid fish densities and critical ANC at exceeded and non-exceeded stream sites in Scotland. Water, Air and Soil Pollution 85, 2543-2552.
Bridcut EE and Giller PS (1993) Movement and site fidelity in young brown trout Salmo trutta L. populations in a southern Irish stream. Journal of Fish Biology 43, 889-899.
Marine Scotland Science
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