Skip navigation

Dr Kurt McLaren

Assistant Professor

Department: Geography and Environmental Sciences

Kurt McLaren

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Modelling Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Dry Forest Fauna, Stephenson, K., Wilson, B., Taylor, M., McLaren, K., Van Veen, R., Kunna, J., Campbell, J. 15 Apr 2022, In: Sustainability
  • High levels of population genetic differentiation in the American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus), Rossi, N., Menchaca-Rodriguez, A., Antelo, R., Wilson, B., McLaren, K., Mazzotti, F., Crespo, R., Wasilewski, J., Alda, F., Doadrio, I., Barros, T., Hekkala, E., Alonso-Tabet, M., Alonso-Gimenez, Y., Lopez, M., Espinosa-Lopez, G., Burgess, J., Thorbjarnarson, J., Ginsberg, J., Vliet, K., Amato, G. 2 Jul 2020, In: PLoS One
  • Reconstructing the effects of hurricanes over 155 years on the structure and diversity of trees in two tropical montane rainforests in Jamaica, McLaren, K., Luke, D., Tanner, E., Bellingham, P., Healey, J. 15 Oct 2019, In: Agricultural and Forest Meteorology
  • Satellite Telemetry of Crocodylus acutus in Jamaica: Habitat Selection and Management Implications, Mazzotti , F., Beauchamp, J., Wilson, B., McLaren, K., Wasilewski, J., Henriques, L. 1 Mar 2019, In: Caribbean Naturalist
  • Using the random forest algorithm to integrate hydroacoustic data with satellite images to improve the mapping of shallow nearshore benthic features in a marine protected area in Jamaica, McLaren, K., McIntyre, K., Prospere, K. 3 Oct 2019, In: GIScience and Remote Sensing
  • Are species photosynthetic characteristics good predictors of seedling post-hurricane demographic patterns and species spatiotemporal distribution in a hurricane impacted wet montane forest?, Luke, D., McLaren, K. 1 May 2018, In: Acta Oecologica
  • Geographical ecology of dry forest tree communities in the West Indies, Franklin, J., Andrade, R., Daniels, M., Fairbairn, P., Fandino, M., Gillespie, T., Gonzalez, G., Gonzalez, O., Imbert, D., Kapos, V., Kelly, D., Marcano-Vega, H., Melendez-Ackerman, E., McLaren, K., McDonald, M., Ripplinger, J., Rojas-Sandoval, J., Ross, M., Ruiz, J., Steadman, D., Tanner, E., Terrill, I., Vennetier, M. 3 May 2018, In: Journal of Biogeography
  • Mapping shallow nearshore benthic features in a Caribbean marine-protected area: assessing the efficacy of using different data types (hydroacoustic versus satellite images) and classification techniques, McIntyre, K., McLaren, K., Prospere, K. 1 Feb 2018, In: International Journal of Remote Sensing
  • Using the forest-transition model and a proximate cause of deforestation to explain long-term forest cover trends in a Caribbean forest, Newman, M., McLaren, K., Wilson, B. 1 Feb 2018, In: Land Use Policy
  • Assessing the status of an artisanal shrimp fishery in a Ramsar wetland in Jamaica: The effects of seasonality, extreme La Nina episodes and elevated temperature on landings, Prospere, K., McLaren, K., Pienkowski, T., Wilson, B. 1 Jul 2016, In: Limnologica

  • Geography MSc November 21 2007
  • Ecology PhD November 17 2001
  • BSc July 01 1995

Our Staff


a sign in front of a crowd
+

Northumbria Open Days

Open Days are a great way for you to get a feel of the University, the city of Newcastle upon Tyne and the course(s) you are interested in.

Research at Northumbria
+

Research at Northumbria

Research is the life blood of a University and at Northumbria University we pride ourselves on research that makes a difference; research that has application and affects people's lives.

NU World
+

Explore NU World

Find out what life here is all about. From studying to socialising, term time to downtime, we’ve got it covered.


Latest News and Features

Nursing Degree Apprenticeship shortlisted for national award
Simulated learning using virtual reality recognised as example of best practice in nursing education
A three-year research project, led by academics from Northumbria University, aims to better connect the care system and expand it include creative health approaches such as art, crafts, sports, gardening or cooking to provide holistic support tailored to individuals. Getty Images.
Mothers working on the quilts at the community workshops hosted by the researchers.
Greenland Ice Sheet near Kangerlussuaq, Greenland
Dark green fritiliary (Speyeria aglaja) is a species for which local extinctions have been linked to a warming climate. Photo by Alistair Auffret.
More news

Back to top