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Dr. Stephen Waldren

Assoc Prof/ Curator of Botanic Gardens (Botany)

  ADAPTATION   AMPHIBIOUS PLANTS   AQUATIC MACROPHYTES   ASSIMILATION   Biodiversity   BIOGEOGRAPHY   Biosphere   Botany   CO2   COLONIZATION   COMMUNITY   Conservation Biology   CONSERVATION GENETICS   CREEPING BUTTERCUP   DEMOGRAPHY   DUCIE   Ecology   Endangered Species   Environmental Biology   Environmental Conservation   Evolutionary Biology   FLOODING   Flora of Ireland   Genetic Mapping, Gene Sequence   Grazing ecology   HENDERSON   HENDERSON ISLAND   HERITABILITY   History of the Irish Flora   ISLAND CONSERVATION   LEAF   LEAF SHAPE   LEAVES   LIMESTONE ISLAND   Molecular Biology   Molecular systematics   Natural History   Natural Resources   OENO   Peperomia systematics   PHENOLOGIES   PHOTOSYNTHETIC RATE   Physiology of flooding tolerance   PHYTOCHEMICALS   PITCAIRN   Plant Nutrition   PLANT PHENOLOGY   Plant systematics   Plant Taxonomy   PLANTS   POLYNESIA   POPULATION BIOLOGY   RANUNCULUS REPENS L.   Saltmarsh ecology   Seed genebanks   SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC   Systematic Biology   Systematics   Tropical Biology   TROPICAL FOREST   Turlough ecology   TURLOUGHS   Vegetation and flora of Pitcairn islands   VEGETATION COMMUNITIES   Vegetation ecology   Western European endemic plants   WETLAND PLANTS   Wetlands
 Biodiversity and environmental change: an integrated study encompassing a range of scales, taxa and habitats
 Conservation biology and biogeography of Spiranthes romanzoffiana
 Nutrient fluxes in turlough soil and plants
 Conservation genetics of Asparagus prostratus
 Using molecular markers to study the historical biogeography of the 'Lusitanian' element in the Irish flora

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Details Date
BGCI/IABG European Botanic Gardens Consortium, Irish representative from 1995
Irish Advisory Council for Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture from 1998
Editorial Board, Biology & Environment (Royal Irish Academy) from 2000
Editorial Board, Biological Conservation (Elsevier) From 2002
Director, The Irish Naturalist's Journal Ltd (TCD representative) from 2003
Director, PlantNetwork (formerly PlantNet), the UK & Ireland network of plant collections from 1996
Director, Botanical, Environmental and Conservation Consultants Ltd. from 2001
Director, Genetic Heritage Ireland (Irish Genetic Resources Cosnervation Trust) from 1995
Hon Treasurer, Genetic Heritage Ireland (Irish Genetic Resources Conservation Trust) from 1998
Gill L., Bhatnagar S., Bijkerk E., Regan S., Somlai C., Naughton O., Ghosh B., Waldren S., Coxon C., Johnston P., EcoMetrics - Environmental Supporting Conditions for Groundwater-dependent Terrestrial Ecosystems, Wexford, Ireland, Environmental Protection Agency, 2022, 1 - 54pp, Book, PUBLISHED  URL
Bhatnagar S., Gill L.W., Regan S., Waldren S., Ghosh B., A nested drone-satellite approach to monitoring the ecological conditions of wetlands, ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing , 174, 2021, p151 - 165, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Bhatnagar S., Gill L.W., Waldren S., Sharkey N., Naughton O., Johnston P., Coxon C., Morrissey P., Ghosh B., Ecohydrological metrics for vegetation communities in turloughs (ephemeral karstic wetlands), Ecohydrology, 14, 2021, pe2316 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Perrin, P.M. & Waldren, S. , Vegetation richness and rarity in habitats of European conservation value in Ireland., Ecological Indicators, 117, 2020, , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Penk, M. R., Perrin, P. M., & Waldren, S., Above- to below-ground vegetation biomass ratio in temperate north-east Atlantic salt- marshes increases strongly with soil nitrogen gradient., Ecosystems, 23, 2020, p648 - 661, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Penk, M.R., Perrin, P.M., Kelly, R., O'Neill, F. & Waldren, S., Plant diversity and community composition in temperate northeast Atlantic salt marshes are linked to nutrient concentrations., Applied Vegetation Science, 23, 2020, p3 - 13, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Bhatnagar S., Gill L.W., Regan S., Naughton O., Johnston P.M., Waldren S., Ghosh B., Mapping vegetation communities inside wetlands using Sentinel-2 imagery in Ireland, International Journal of Applied Earth Observations and Geoinformation, 88, 2020, p10283 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Walsh, A., Sullivan, C., Waldren, S. & Finn, J., Development of a scoring method to identify important areas of plant diversity in Ireland., Journal for Nature Conservation, 47, 2019, p1 - 11, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Penk, M.R., Wilkes, R., Perrin, P.M. & Waldren, S., Nutrients in saltmarsh soils are weakly related to those in adjacent coastal waters., Estuaries and Coasts, 42, 2019, p675 - 687, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Roche, J.R., Mitchell, F.J.G., Waldren, S. & Stefanini, B., Palaeoecological evidence for survival of Scots Pine through the late Holocene in Western Ireland: Implications for ecological management., Forests, 2018, p , Journal Article, PUBLISHED

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Waldren, S., Turloughs: Hydrology, Ecology and Conservation, Dublin, Ireland, National Parks & Wildlife Service, 2015, p1 - 897, Report, PUBLISHED
Waldren, S., Turloughs: Hydrology, Ecology and Conservation. Appendix - Site Reports, Dublin, Ireland, National Parks & Wildlife Service, 2015, p1 - 497, Notes: [Relevant for Wildlife Act and EU police implementation], Report, PUBLISHED
Waldren, S., Recovery programmes for threatened Irish plants, Ensconews, 1, 2006, p12 - 13, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Waldren, S., Kingston, N., Smyth, N., Warren, J. & Warren, C., Integrated plant conservation on Pitcairn Island, south-central Pacific Ocean, BG Journal, 2, 2005, p22 - 24, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Waldren, S., Kingston, N., Smyth, N., Warren, J. & Warren, C., Plant conservation activities on Pitcairn Island, Flora English Nature, 2004, p14 - 15, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Uniquely Irish III. The turlough form of Ranunculus repens in, editor(s)M. Otte , Wetlands of Ireland. Distribution, Ecology, Uses and Economic Value, Dublin, University College Dublin Press, 2003, pp157 - 159, [Lynn, D.E. & Waldren, S.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Lynn, D.E., Kingston, N.E., Martin, J.R. & Waldren, S., Biodiversity in Dublin city urban parklands, Biodiversity in the City: Proceedings of a one-day International Conference, Dublin, September 12, edited by L. Dunne , Environmental Institute, University College Dublin, 2002, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Conservation of Island Plant Populations and Communities (, H. Heatwole, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems: Oceanic Islands, Paris, France & Oxford, UK, UNESCO Publishing-Eolss Publishers, 2002, [Waldren, S.], Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, PUBLISHED
Conservation of biodiversity. In: Action Plan for Botanic Gardens in the European Union in, editor(s)Cheney, J., Navarro, J.N. & Wyse Jackson, P.S. , Action Plan for Botanic Gardens in the European Union, Meise, National Botanic Garden of Belgium for Botanic Gardens Conservation International, 2000, [Waldren, S. & Wyse Jackson, P.S.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Waldren, S. & Kingston, N., Pitcairn's floral beauty, Technology Ireland, 31, 1999, p32 - 36, Journal Article, PUBLISHED


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Award Date
Ford Conservation Award- Irish winner with James Martin 1997