EP Ecology Ltd. has a number of publications and is proud to undertake and support research projects which advance ecological consultancy as a profession and promotes conservation within Scotland.
Peer-reviewed Research Papers
McInerny, C.J., Paterson, E., Weddle, R.B., & Downie, J.R. (In Press). A re-assessment and review of some published amphibian and reptile records in the Clyde area, Scotland. The Glasgow Naturalist, 27(2).
Bird, R.J., Paterson, E., Downie, J.R., & Mable, B.K. (2019). Linking water quality with amphibian breeding and development: A case study comparing natural ponds and Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) in East Kilbride, Scotland. The Glasgow Naturalist, 27 (Supplement: The Amphibians and Reptiles of Scotland): 49-66.
Technical Reports (In Public Domain)
Paterson, E. (2013). Langlands Moss Local Nature Reserve Reptile Survey 2012. Clyde Amphibian and Reptile Group, Glasgow. 9pp.
Paterson, E. (2013). East Kilbride Amphibian Census 2013. Clyde Amphibian and Reptile Group, Glasgow. 52pp.
Paterson, E. (2012). East Kilbride Frog Survey 2012. Clyde Amphibian and Reptile Group, Glasgow. 38pp.
Paterson E. (2019). The Ten O’Clock Newts: Torchlight Timing for Newt Surveys. Herpetofauna Worker’s Meeting 2019, 9 February 2019, Stoke-on-Trent, England.
Paterson, E., & Bird, R.J. (2018). Amphibians and Water Quality in East Kilbride. Amphibians and Reptiles of Scotland: Current Research, Future Challenges, 9 June 2019, Glasgow, Scotland.
Paterson, E. (2018). Changes in Relative Detection Rates of Great Crested Newts Over Time. Scottish Ecology, Environment, and Conservation Conference 2018, 21 March 2018, St. Andrews, Scotland.
Paterson, E. (2018). The Ten O’Clock Newts: Investigating Nocturnal Patterns of the Great Crested Newt. Glasgow Natural History Society, 9 January 2018, Glasgow, Scotland.
Paterson, E. (2018). Changes in Relative Detection Rates of Great Crested Newts (Triturus cristatus) Over Time. First Displayed: Herpetofauna Workers Meeting 2018, 3 & 4 February 2018, Northampton, England.
Paterson, E. (2017). Annual Variation in Common Frog (Rana temporaria) Spawning Numbers. First Displayed: Scottish Ecology, Environment, and Conservation Conference 2017, 3 & 4 April 2017, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Paterson, E. (2011). The Captive Care of House Snakes. AuthorHouse UK, Milton Keynes. 43pp.
Fairclough, B., Walker, G., & Paterson, E. (2020). Should We Rethink Winter Pond Maintenance For Newts? CIEEM InPractice Magazine. Issue 108: June 2020 pp. 19-23.
Paterson, E. (2017). Five Years of Frogs: The Status of Common Frogs in East Kilbride. South Lanarkshire Council Environment Volunteer Network Newsletter, Spring 2011, pp.10-11.
Paterson, E. (2012). The Beauty in the Brown: A Guide to African House Snakes. HerpHouse eZine 2(3), pp 2-5.
Paterson, E. (2010). The World of the Dragon. Practical Reptile Keeping Magazine. October 2010 Issue, pp. 15-20.
Paterson, E. (2010). The Underrated House Snake. Practical Reptile Keeping Magazine. July 2010 Issue, pp. 22-27.
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