IT Sligo Staff Profiles

MS Cait Coyle

Lecturer

Contact Details

Lecturer
Address

E: coyle.cait@itsligo.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Since 2011, Cait Coyle has worked as a Lecturer in Earth Science in the Department of Environmental Science at IT Sligo. She lectures earth science, soil characterisation, resource management, waste management, environmental water quality and communications in science. 

She was the Programme Chair for the BSc in Agri-Food Science and the BSc (Hons) in Agri-Food Science from 2016 to 2017. Cait also formed part of the core design team for these two degree programmes during 2016.

She is an experienced environmental consultant and worked for some of the leading consulting engineering firms in Australia, Central Africa and the UK during her ten years in this sector prior to becoming a Lecturer. Cait is also a Chartered Waste Manager with the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management.

Her research interests include soil ecosystem services (soil functions),  compost quality, soil structural quality and remedial technologies for contaminated soil.

Research Interests

Soil ecosystem services (soil functions), soil structural quality, compost quality and remedial technologies for contaminated soil

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2016) 'A Functional Land Management conceptual framework under soil drainage and land use scenarios'
Coyle, C., Creamer, R.E., Schulte, R.P.O., O’Sullivan, L. and Jordan, P. (2016) 'A Functional Land Management conceptual framework under soil drainage and land use scenarios'. Environmental Science & Policy, 56 :39-48 [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2016) 'Exploring Climate-Smart Land Management for Atlantic Europe'
Schulte, R.P.O., O’Sullivan, L., Coyle, C., Farrelly, N., Gutzler, C., Lanigan, G., Torres-Sallan, G. and Creamer, R.E. (2016) 'Exploring Climate-Smart Land Management for Atlantic Europe' Agricultural & Environmental Letters, . [Details]
(2015) 'Managing Soil Functions from Local to Continental Scale'
Schulte RPO, Bampa F, Bardy M, Coyle C, Creamer RE, Fealy R, Gardi C, Ghaley BB, Jordan P, Laudon H, O'Donoghue C, Ó'hUallacháin D, O'Sullivan L, Rutgers M, Six J, Toth GL and Vrebos D (2015) 'Managing Soil Functions from Local to Continental Scale' Frontiers in Environmental Science, . [Details]
(2014) 'Functional land management. How can we make the most from our land?'
O'Sullivan, L., Bampa, F., Bondi, G., Coyle, C., Creamer, R.C., Murphy, P., Simo, I., Wall, D. and Schulte, R (2014) 'Functional land management. How can we make the most from our land?' TResearch (Teagasc), 9 (3) :34-35. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2002) Fifth International Acid Sulfate Soils Conference. Sustainable Management of Acid Sulfate Soils
Cramer, D., MacPherson, A. and Coyle, C (2002) Managing Acid Sulfate Soils on the Yelgun to Chinderah Pacific Highway Upgrade Fifth International Acid Sulfate Soils Conference. Sustainable Management of Acid Sulfate Soils [Details]

Committees

  Committee Function From / To
Soil Science Society of Ireland Committee Member /

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Chartered Institution of Wastes Management Chartered Waste Manager /