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Marine Scotland Science: directory

Published: 23 Nov 2019
Last updated: 12 May 2021 - see all updates

Details of specialists working for Marine Scotland Science.

Marine Scotland Science: directory
Dr Emily Bridcut

Dr Emily Bridcut

Renewables and Energy Programme
Renewable Energy Environmental Advice Group
Onshore Renewables Energy Fish Advisor

E-mail: emily.bridcut@gov.scot

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. 

This includes:

  • salmonid juvenile populations and factors affecting their distribution and production
  • impacts of onshore wind farms on the distribution and abundance of salmonid populations

External committees

  • 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.


Contact

Post:

Marine Scotland Science
Scottish Government
Marine Laboratory
PO Box 101
375 Victoria Road
Aberdeen
AB11 9DB

Telephone:

+44 (0)131 244 2500

Email:

marinescotland@gov.scot
 

First published: 23 Nov 2019 Last updated: 12 May 2021 -