Louise Sing


  • Land Use and Ecosystem Services: Focusing on the use of ecosystem services indicators and tools, scenario modelling for management planning, and woodland expansion visions for the Lochaber region, Scotland.

Peer reviewed journal articles

Sing, L., Metzger, M.J., Paterson, J.S. and Ray, D. (2018) A review of the effects of forest management intensity on ecosystem services for northern European temperate forest with a focus on the UK. Forestry 91,151-154 DOI: 10.1093/forestry/cpx042.

Palomo I, Willemen L, Drakou E, Burkhard B, Crossman N, Bellamy C, Burkhard K, Campagne C, Dangol A, Franke J, Kulczyk S, Le Clec'h S, Abdul Malak D, Muñoz L, Narusevicius V, Ottoy S, Roelens J, Sing L, Thomas A, Van Meerbeek K, Verweij P (2018) Practical solutions for bottlenecks in ecosystem services mapping. One Ecosystem 3: e20713. https://doi.org/10.3897/oneeco.3.e20713

Sarkki S, Jokinen M, Nijnik M, Zahvoyska L, Abraham EM, Alados CL, Bellamy C, Bratanova-Dontcheva S, Grunewald K, Kollar J, Krajčí J, Kyriazopoulos AP, La Porta N, Monteiro AT, Munoz-Rojas J, Parpan T, Sing L, Smith M, Sutinen ML, Tolvanen A, Zhyla T (2017) Social equity in governance of ecosystem services: synthesis from European treeline areas. Climate Research.

Bouriaud, L., Marzano, M., Lexer, M. et al. (2015) Institutional factors and opportunities for adapting European forest management to climate change. Reg Environ Change 15: 1595. doi:10.1007/s10113-015-0852-8

Thomas, H., Paterson, J., Metzger, M. and Sing, L. (2015) Towards a research agenda for woodland expansion in Scotland. Forest Ecology and Management 349, 149-161

Sing, L., Towers, W. and Ellis, J. (2013) Woodland expansion in Scotland: an assessment of the opportunities and constraints using GIS. Scottish Forestry 67(4), 18-25.

FC and FR publications including official statistics

Sing, L., Ray, D. and Watts, K. (2015) Ecosystem services and forest management. Forestry Commission Research Note 20. Forestry Commission, Edinburgh.

Contract and project reports

Gulsrud, N.M., Nielsen, A.B., Bastrup-Birk, A., Olafsson, A.S., Lier, M., Fischer, C., Zalkauskas, R., Hedblom, M., Sievanen, T., Nordh, H., Dahlgren, J., Kulbokas, G., Davies, C., Polley, H., Brändli, U-B., Kriher, F., Johannsen, V.K., Nord-Larsen, T., Haakana, H., Ihalainen, A., Korhonen, K., Straigte, L., Tomter, S., Sing, L., Edwards, D., Ross, D., 2018. Urban Forests in a European Perspective: what can National Forest Inventory tell us? Workshop for Practitioners and Researchers held on March 15, Brussels – Summary of workshop results. Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg.

Ray, D., Sing, L. and Nicoll, B. (2016) LWEC Agriculture & Forestry Report Card Paper 9: Forest Ecosystem Services and Climate Change.

Towers, W., Sing, L., Ray, D. and Crow, P. (2011). Woodland Expansion GIS project: Final report (PDF–3.78MB). James Hutton Institute and Forest Research report to Forestry Commission Scotland Woodland Expansion Advisory Group.