Liverpool Skylilne

Natural Sciences and Psychology

Dr David Bourke

Dr David Bourke


Journal Articles

Hodd RL, Bourke D, Skeffington MS. 2014. Projected Range Contractions of European Protected Oceanic Montane Plant Communities: Focus on Climate Change Impacts Is Essential for Their Future Conservation PLOS ONE, 9 >DOI >Link

Coll J, Bourke D, Skeffington MS, Gormally M, Sweeney J. 2014. Projected loss of active blanket bogs in Ireland CLIMATE RESEARCH, 59 :103-115 >DOI >Link

Bourke D, Stanley D, O'Rourke E, Thompson R, Carnus T, Dauber J, Emmerson M, Whelan P, Hecq F, Flynn E, Dolan L, Stout J. 2014. Response of farmland biodiversity to the introduction of bioenergy crops: effects of local factors and surrounding landscape context GLOBAL CHANGE BIOLOGY BIOENERGY, 6 :275-289 >DOI >Link

Sharkey N, Jones M, Bourke D. 2013. Climate Change Impacts on Woodland Species: Implications for The Conservation of Woodland Habitats in Ireland Biology & Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 113 :1-31 >DOI

Coll J, Bourke DO, Sweeney J, Gormally M, Sheehy Skeffington M. 2011. Developing a predictive modelling capacity for a climate change vulnerable blanket bog habitat in Ireland: Assessing baseline climate relationships Irish Geography, 44 :27-60

Sullivan CA, Bourke D, Skeffington MS, Finn JA, Green S, Kelly S, Gormally MJ. 2011. Modelling semi-natural habitat area on lowland farms in western Ireland BIOLOGICAL CONSERVATION, 144 :1089-1099 >DOI >Link

Finn JA, Bartolini F, Bourke D, Kurz I, Viaggi D. 2009. Ex post environmental evaluation of agri-environment schemes using experts' judgements and multicriteria analysis JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT, 52 :717-737 >DOI >Link

Bourke D, Kurz I, Dowding P, O'Reilly C, Tunney H, Doody DG, O'Brien JE, Jeffrey DW. 2009. Characterisation of organic phosphorus in overland flow from grassland plots using P-31 nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy SOIL USE AND MANAGEMENT, 25 :234-242 >DOI >Link

Bourke D, Dowding P, Tunney H, O'Brien JE, Jeffrey DW. 2008. THE ORGANIC PHOSPHORUS COMPOSITION OF AN IRISH GRASSLAND SOIL Biology & Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 108 :17-28 >DOI

Finn JA, Kurz I, Bourke DO. 2007. Multiple factors control the environmental effectiveness of agri-environmental schemes: implications for design and evaluation Tearmann: Irish Journal of Agri-Environmental Research, 6 :45-56

Doody D, Moles R, Tunney H, Kurz I, Bourke D, Daly K, O’Regan B. 2006. Impact of flow path length and flow rate on phosphorus loss in simulated overland flow from a humic gleysol grassland soil Science of The Total Environment, 372 :247-255 >DOI

Coll J, Bourke DO, Hodd RL, Sheehy Skeffington M, Gormally M, Sweeney J. Projected climate change impacts on upland heaths in Ireland CLIMATE RESEARCH, 69 :177-191 >DOI


Sweeney J, Bourke DO, Coll J, Flood S, Gormally M, Hall J, McGloughlin J, Murphy C, Salmon N, Sheehy Skeffington M, Smyth D. 2013. Co-ordination, Communication and Adaptation for Climate Change in Ireland: an Integrated Approach (COCOADAPT) Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report, EPA, Johnstown Castle, Co. Wexford, Ireland.

Stout J, Bourke D. 2013. Sectoral Impacts on Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services End of Project Synthesis Report. A report for the Environmental Protection Agency

Coll J, Bourke DO, Gormally M, Sheehy Skeffington M, Sweeney J. 2013. Winners and Losers: Climate Change Impacts on Biodiversity in Ireland. Climate Change Research Programme - CCRP Report >Link

Carton OT, Bourke DO, Tunney HT, Daly K, Ryan M, Kurz I, Doody D, Kiely G, Moles R, Jordan P, Ryan D, Irvine K, Jennings E, Magette WL, Bruen M, Rodgers M, Johnston P. 2008. Eutrophication from agricultural sources Synthesis report, Environmental Protection Agency, Johnstown Castle, Wexford, Ireland.

Bourke DO, Jeffrey DW, Dowding PD, Tunney HT, Kurz I. 2008. Phosphorus dynamics in a grazed grassland ecosystem Final Report. Environmental Protection Agency, Johnstown Castle, Wexford, Ireland.


Bartolini F, Bourke DO, Finn JA, Viaggi D. 2011. Ex-post analyses of agri-environment schemes: a comparative analysis using expert judgement and multicriteria analysis Andreopoulou Z, Manos B, Polman N, Viaggi D. Agricultural and Environmental Informatics, Governance, and Management: Emerging Research Applications :23-38 Information Science Publishing