Dr Rachel Turner
Lecturer in Environmental Social Science

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Key publications



Gill DA, Oxenford HA, Turner RA, Schuhmann PW (In Press). Making the most of data-poor fisheries: low cost mapping of small island fisheries to inform policy. Marine Policy Full text. DOI.
Sainsbury NC, Genner MJ, Saville GR, Pinnegar JK, O Neill CK, Simpson SD, Turner RA (2018). Changing storminess and global capture fisheries. Nature Climate Change, 8(8), 655-659. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Forster J, Turner RA, Fitzsimmons C, Peterson AM, Mahon R, Stead SM (2017). Evidence of a common understanding of proximate and distal drivers of reef health. Marine Policy, 84, 263-272. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Coulthard S, Evans L, Turner R, Mills D, Foale S, Abernethy K, Hicks C, Monnereau I (2017). Exploring 'islandness' and the impacts of nature conservation through the lens of wellbeing. Environmental Conservation, 44(3), 298-309. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Turner RA, Forster J, Fitzsimmons C, Gill D, Mahon R, Peterson A, Stead S (2017). Social fit of coral reef governance varies among individuals. Conservation Letters, 11(3), e12422-e12422. Full text. DOI.
Monnereau I, Mahon R, McConney P, Nurse L, Turner R, Valles H (2017). The impact of methodological choices on the outcome of national-­level climate change vulnerability assessments: an example from the global fisheries sector. Fish and Fisheries Full text. DOI.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Gill DA, Oxenford HA, Turner RA, Schuhmann PW (In Press). Making the most of data-poor fisheries: low cost mapping of small island fisheries to inform policy. Marine Policy Full text. DOI.
Sainsbury NC, Genner MJ, Saville GR, Pinnegar JK, O Neill CK, Simpson SD, Turner RA (2018). Changing storminess and global capture fisheries. Nature Climate Change, 8(8), 655-659. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Woodhead A, Abernethy K, Szaboova L, Turner R (2018). Health in fishing communities: a global perspective. Fish and Fisheries Full text. DOI.
Metcalfe K, Bréheret N, Chauvet E, Collins T, Curran BK, Parnell RJ, Turner RA, Witt MJ, Godley BJ (2018). Using satellite AIS to improve our understanding of shipping and fill gaps in ocean observation data to support marine spatial planning. Journal of Applied Ecology, 55(4), 1834-1845. Abstract. DOI.
Forster J, Turner RA, Fitzsimmons C, Peterson AM, Mahon R, Stead SM (2017). Evidence of a common understanding of proximate and distal drivers of reef health. Marine Policy, 84, 263-272. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Coulthard S, Evans L, Turner R, Mills D, Foale S, Abernethy K, Hicks C, Monnereau I (2017). Exploring 'islandness' and the impacts of nature conservation through the lens of wellbeing. Environmental Conservation, 44(3), 298-309. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Turner RA, Forster J, Fitzsimmons C, Gill D, Mahon R, Peterson A, Stead S (2017). Social fit of coral reef governance varies among individuals. Conservation Letters, 11(3), e12422-e12422. Full text. DOI.
Monnereau I, Mahon R, McConney P, Nurse L, Turner R, Valles H (2017). The impact of methodological choices on the outcome of national-­level climate change vulnerability assessments: an example from the global fisheries sector. Fish and Fisheries Full text. DOI.
Metcalfe K, Collins T, Abernethy KE, Boumba R, Dengui J-C, Miyalou R, Parnell RJ, Plummer KE, Russell DJ, Safou GK, et al (2016). Addressing Uncertainty in Marine Resource Management; Combining Community Engagement and Tracking Technology to Characterize Human Behavior. Conservation Letters, 10(4), 460-469. Full text. DOI.
Turner R, Addison J, Arias A, Bergseth BJ, Marshall NA, Morrison TH, Tobin RC (2016). Trust, confidence, and equity affect the legitimacy of natural resource. governance. Ecology and Society: a journal of integrative science for resilience and sustainability, 21 Full text. DOI.
Turner RA, Polunin NVC, Stead SM (2015). Mapping inshore fisheries: Comparing observed and perceived distributions of pot fishing activity in Northumberland. Marine Policy, 51, 173-181. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Turner RA, Fitzsimmons C, Forster, J, Mahon R, Peterson A, Stead S (2014). Measuring good governance for complex ecosystems: Perceptions of coral reef-dependent communities in the Caribbean. Global Environmental Change(29), 105-117. Full text.
Turner RA, Polunin NVC, Stead SM (2014). Social networks and fishers' behavior: Exploring the links between information flow and fishing success in the Northumberland lobster fishery. Ecology and Society, 19(2). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Turner RA, Gray T, Polunin NVC, Stead SM (2013). Territoriality as a Driver of Fishers' Spatial Behavior in the Northumberland Lobster Fishery. Society and Natural Resources, 26(5), 491-505. Abstract. DOI.
Wilson SK, Fisher R, Pratchett MS, Graham NAJ, Dulvy NK, Turner RA, Cakacaka A, Polunin NVC (2010). Habitat degradation and fishing effects on the size structure of coral reef fish communities. Ecological Applications, 20(2), 442-451. DOI.
WILSON SK, FISHER R, PRATCHETT MS, GRAHAM NAJ, DULVY NK, TURNER RA, CAKACAKA A, POLUNIN NVC, RUSHTON SP (2008). Exploitation and habitat degradation as agents of change within coral reef fish communities. Global Change Biology, 14(12), 2796-2809. DOI.
Turner RA, Cakacaka A, Graham NAJ, Polunin NVC, Pratchett MS, Stead SM, Wilson SK (2007). Declining reliance on marine resources in remote South Pacific societies: Ecological versus socio-economic drivers. Coral Reefs, 26(4), 997-1008. Abstract. DOI.

Chapters

Turner R, Gill D, FItzsimmons C, Forster J, Mahon R, Peterson A, Stead S (2018). Supporting Enhancement of Stewardship in Small-Scale Fisheries: Perceptions of Governance Among Caribbean Coral Reef Fishers. In Salas S, Barragán-Paladines M, Chuenpagdee R (Eds.) Viability and Sustainability of Small-Scale Fisheries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Springer. Abstract.

Publications by year



In Press

Gill DA, Oxenford HA, Turner RA, Schuhmann PW (In Press). Making the most of data-poor fisheries: low cost mapping of small island fisheries to inform policy. Marine Policy Full text. DOI.

2018

Sainsbury NC, Genner MJ, Saville GR, Pinnegar JK, O Neill CK, Simpson SD, Turner RA (2018). Changing storminess and global capture fisheries. Nature Climate Change, 8(8), 655-659. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Woodhead A, Abernethy K, Szaboova L, Turner R (2018). Health in fishing communities: a global perspective. Fish and Fisheries Full text. DOI.
Turner R, Gill D, FItzsimmons C, Forster J, Mahon R, Peterson A, Stead S (2018). Supporting Enhancement of Stewardship in Small-Scale Fisheries: Perceptions of Governance Among Caribbean Coral Reef Fishers. In Salas S, Barragán-Paladines M, Chuenpagdee R (Eds.) Viability and Sustainability of Small-Scale Fisheries in Latin America and the Caribbean, Springer. Abstract.
Metcalfe K, Bréheret N, Chauvet E, Collins T, Curran BK, Parnell RJ, Turner RA, Witt MJ, Godley BJ (2018). Using satellite AIS to improve our understanding of shipping and fill gaps in ocean observation data to support marine spatial planning. Journal of Applied Ecology, 55(4), 1834-1845. Abstract. DOI.

2017

Forster J, Turner RA, Fitzsimmons C, Peterson AM, Mahon R, Stead SM (2017). Evidence of a common understanding of proximate and distal drivers of reef health. Marine Policy, 84, 263-272. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Coulthard S, Evans L, Turner R, Mills D, Foale S, Abernethy K, Hicks C, Monnereau I (2017). Exploring 'islandness' and the impacts of nature conservation through the lens of wellbeing. Environmental Conservation, 44(3), 298-309. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.
Turner RA, Forster J, Fitzsimmons C, Gill D, Mahon R, Peterson A, Stead S (2017). Social fit of coral reef governance varies among individuals. Conservation Letters, 11(3), e12422-e12422. Full text. DOI.
Monnereau I, Mahon R, McConney P, Nurse L, Turner R, Valles H (2017). The impact of methodological choices on the outcome of national-­level climate change vulnerability assessments: an example from the global fisheries sector. Fish and Fisheries Full text. DOI.

2016

Metcalfe K, Collins T, Abernethy KE, Boumba R, Dengui J-C, Miyalou R, Parnell RJ, Plummer KE, Russell DJ, Safou GK, et al (2016). Addressing Uncertainty in Marine Resource Management; Combining Community Engagement and Tracking Technology to Characterize Human Behavior. Conservation Letters, 10(4), 460-469. Full text. DOI.
Turner R, Addison J, Arias A, Bergseth BJ, Marshall NA, Morrison TH, Tobin RC (2016). Trust, confidence, and equity affect the legitimacy of natural resource. governance. Ecology and Society: a journal of integrative science for resilience and sustainability, 21 Full text. DOI.

2015

Turner RA, Polunin NVC, Stead SM (2015). Mapping inshore fisheries: Comparing observed and perceived distributions of pot fishing activity in Northumberland. Marine Policy, 51, 173-181. Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2014

Turner RA, Fitzsimmons C, Forster, J, Mahon R, Peterson A, Stead S (2014). Measuring good governance for complex ecosystems: Perceptions of coral reef-dependent communities in the Caribbean. Global Environmental Change(29), 105-117. Full text.
Turner RA, Polunin NVC, Stead SM (2014). Social networks and fishers' behavior: Exploring the links between information flow and fishing success in the Northumberland lobster fishery. Ecology and Society, 19(2). Abstract.  Full text. DOI.

2013

Turner RA, Gray T, Polunin NVC, Stead SM (2013). Territoriality as a Driver of Fishers' Spatial Behavior in the Northumberland Lobster Fishery. Society and Natural Resources, 26(5), 491-505. Abstract. DOI.

2010

Wilson SK, Fisher R, Pratchett MS, Graham NAJ, Dulvy NK, Turner RA, Cakacaka A, Polunin NVC (2010). Habitat degradation and fishing effects on the size structure of coral reef fish communities. Ecological Applications, 20(2), 442-451. DOI.

2008

WILSON SK, FISHER R, PRATCHETT MS, GRAHAM NAJ, DULVY NK, TURNER RA, CAKACAKA A, POLUNIN NVC, RUSHTON SP (2008). Exploitation and habitat degradation as agents of change within coral reef fish communities. Global Change Biology, 14(12), 2796-2809. DOI.

2007

Turner RA, Cakacaka A, Graham NAJ, Polunin NVC, Pratchett MS, Stead SM, Wilson SK (2007). Declining reliance on marine resources in remote South Pacific societies: Ecological versus socio-economic drivers. Coral Reefs, 26(4), 997-1008. Abstract. DOI.