Scientific Data Manager (Biological Focus)
I am a Scientific Data Manager based in the UK Polar Data Centre, BAS. My main focus is the management of biological data from the Higher Predator and Conservation group within the Ecosystems team and from terrestrial projects within Biodiversity, Evolution and Adaptation. I also manage the BAS Herbarium and its associated Antarctic Plant Database, as well as data from geology projects within Geology and Geophysics.
2008-2012 PhD, University of Hertfordshire, Thesis entitled: Diversity and Distribution of Epiphytic Bryophytes in Apple Orchards
2006-2007 MSc Ecology, Bangor University
2000-2003 BSc Archaeology, University of York
Publications from NERC Open Research Archive
Waluda, Claire M., Staniland, Iain J. ORCID record for Iain J. Staniland, Dunn, Michael J. ORCID record for Michael J. Dunn, Thorpe, Sally E. ORCID record for Sally E. Thorpe, Grilly, Emily, Whitelaw, Mari, Hughes, Kevin A.. (2020) Thirty years of marine debris in the Southern Ocean: annual surveys of two island shores in the Scotia Sea. Environment International, 136. 10.1016/j.envint.2020.105460