Liverpool Skylilne

School of Biological and Environmental Sciences

Dr David Bourke

Dr David Bourke

Telephone: 0151 231 2005

Biography

Degrees

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, PhD
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, BA(Mod), Environmental Science
Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, Postgraduate Diploma, Statistics

Academic appointments

Senior Lecturer in Conservation Ecology, School of Natural Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, 2014 - present
Research Fellow, Botany Department, Trinity College Dublin, 2010 - 2013
Post Doctoral Researcher, Applied Ecology Unit, Centre for Environmental Science and Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, National University of Ireland - Galway, 2008 - 2010

Publications

Highlighted publications

Bellis J, Bourke D, Williams C, Dalrymple S. 2019. Identifying factors associated with the success and failure of terrestrial insect translocations Biological Conservation, 236 :29-36 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Bellis J, Bourke D, Maschinski J, Heineman K, Dalrymple S. Climate suitability as a predictor of conservation translocation failure Conservation Biology, DOI Author Url Public Url

Journal article

Bellis J, Bourke D, Williams C, Dalrymple S. 2019. Identifying factors associated with the success and failure of terrestrial insect translocations Biological Conservation, 236 :29-36 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Coll J, Bourke DO, Hodd RL, Sheehy Skeffington M, Gormally M, Sweeney J. 2016. Projected climate change impacts on upland heaths in Ireland CLIMATE RESEARCH, 69 :177-191 DOI Author Url Public Url

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 Author Url

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 Author Url Public Url

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 Author Url

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

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 Author Url

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 DOI

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 Author Url

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 Author Url

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. 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

Bellis J, Bourke D, Maschinski J, Heineman K, Dalrymple S. Climate suitability as a predictor of conservation translocation failure Conservation Biology, DOI Author Url Public Url

Report

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

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. Publisher Url

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 Author Url

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

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. Eutrophication from agricultural sources Synthesis report, Environmental Protection Agency, Johnstown Castle, Wexford, Ireland. Publisher Url

Chapters

Bartolini F, Bourke DO, Finn JA, Viaggi D. 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

Book

Bartolini F, Bourke DO, Finn JA, Viaggi D. Ex-post analyses of agri-environment schemes: a comparative analysis using expert judgement and multicriteria analysis” In: “Agricultural and Environmental Informatics, Governance, and Management: Emerging Research Applications" :23-38 Information Science Publishing