Professional summary

Steve is the leader of the Lake Ecosystems Group within UKCEH, and currently coordinates long-term and high frequency monitoring of lakes in the English Lake District. His own research interests revolve around the impacts of environmental change on freshwater ecosystems, including the impacts of climate change and pollution on freshwater species and communities. He has a particular interest in the ecology of plankton populations.

In 2022, Steve became Co-Chair of the Aquatic Ecology Special Interest Group of the British Ecological Society. He is a Subject Editor for Global Change Biology, handling manuscripts addressing diverse aspects of environmental change in freshwater ecosystems, and also a member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Plankton Research.

Selected publications