Complex spatial variation of environmental variables: sampling, prediction and interpretation

Project (past)

Project dates01 Apr 2008 to end of 31 Mar 2012
FunderBiotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
Project number4943
S4943
DepartmentBiomathematics and Bioinformatics (BAB)
Research fish codeBBS/E/C/00004943
Grant IDBBS/E/C/00004943

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Technological developments for spatial prediction of soil properties, and Daniel Krige's influence on it

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Webster, R. 2015. Technological developments for spatial prediction of soil properties, and Daniel Krige's influence on it. Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy. 115 (1), pp. 165-172.

Air temperature, relative humidity, climate regionalization and thermal comfort of Nigeria

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Eludoyin, O. M., Adelekan, I. O., Webster, R. and Eludoyin, A. O. 2014. Air temperature, relative humidity, climate regionalization and thermal comfort of Nigeria. International Journal of Climatology. 34 (6), pp. 2000-2018.

Mapping gamma radiation and its uncertainty from weathering products in a Tasmanian landscape with a proximal sensor and random forest kriging

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Viscarra Rossel, R. A., Webster, R. and Kidd, D. 2014. Mapping gamma radiation and its uncertainty from weathering products in a Tasmanian landscape with a proximal sensor and random forest kriging. Earth Surface Processes And Landforms. 39 (6), pp. 735-748.

A tutorial guide to geostatistics: computing and modelling variograms and kriging

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Oliver, M. A. and Webster, R. 2014. A tutorial guide to geostatistics: computing and modelling variograms and kriging. Catena. 113, pp. 56-69.

Future prospects

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Oliver, M. A., Marchant, B. P. and Bishop, T. F. A. 2013. Future prospects. in: Oliver, M. A., Marchant, B. P. and Bishop, T. F. A. (ed.) Precision agriculture for sustainability and environmental protection Routledge. pp. 265-268

The economics of precision agriculture

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Whelan, B. M. 2013. The economics of precision agriculture. in: Oliver, M. A., Marchant, B. P. and Bishop, T. F. A. (ed.) Precision agriculture for sustainability and environmental protection George Routledge & Sons London. pp. 191-204

Spatial analysis of gilgai patterns

G - Articles in popular magazines and other technical publications
Webster, R., Milne, A. E. and Lark, R. M. 2013. Spatial analysis of gilgai patterns. Pedometron. 33, pp. 4-9.

Rational management decisions from uncertain spatial data

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Dailey, A. G. and Webster, R. 2013. Rational management decisions from uncertain spatial data. in: Oliver, M. A., Marchant, B. P. and Bishop, T. F. A. (ed.) Precision agriculture for sustainability and environmental protection George Routledge & Sons London. pp. 61-81

Wavelet analysis of the variability of nitrous oxide emissions from soil at decameter to kilometer scales

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Milne, A. E., Haskard, K. A., Webster, C. P., Truan, I. A., Goulding, K. W. T. and Lark, R. M. 2013. Wavelet analysis of the variability of nitrous oxide emissions from soil at decameter to kilometer scales. Journal of Environmental Quality. 42, pp. 1070-1079.

Fluctuations in method-of-moments variograms caused by clustered sampling and their elimination by declustering and residual maximum likelihood estimation

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Marchant, B. P., Viscarra Rossel, R. A. and Webster, R. 2013. Fluctuations in method-of-moments variograms caused by clustered sampling and their elimination by declustering and residual maximum likelihood estimation. European Journal of Soil Science. 64 (4), pp. 401-409.

Using geostatistics to analyze prediction errors from a simulation model of sediment particle sizes across Tokyo Bay

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Orton, T. G., Lark, R. M. and Sasaki, J. 2013. Using geostatistics to analyze prediction errors from a simulation model of sediment particle sizes across Tokyo Bay. Journal Of Coastal Research. 29, pp. 145-156.

Spatial distribution of Lindane concentration in topsoil across France

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Orton, T. G., Saby, N. P. A., Arrouays, D., Jolivet, C. C., Villanneau, E. J., Marchant, B. P., Caria, G., Barriuso, E., Bispo, A. and Briand, O. 2013. Spatial distribution of Lindane concentration in topsoil across France. Science of the Total Environment. 443, pp. 338-350.

Spatial prediction of soil organic carbon from data in large and variable spatial supports. II. Mapping temporal change

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Orton, T. G., Saby, N. P. A., Arrouays, D., Walter, C., Lemercier, B., Schvartz, C. and Lark, R. M. 2012. Spatial prediction of soil organic carbon from data in large and variable spatial supports. II. Mapping temporal change. Environmetrics. 23 (2), pp. 148-161.

Spatial prediction of soil organic carbon from data in large and variable spatial supports. I. Inventory and mapping

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Orton, T. G., Saby, N. P. A., Arrouays, D., Walter, C., Lemercier, B., Schvartz, C. and Lark, R. M. 2012. Spatial prediction of soil organic carbon from data in large and variable spatial supports. I. Inventory and mapping. Environmetrics. 23 (2), pp. 129-147.

Resolving the spatial variability of soil N using fractions of soil organic matter

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cordova, C., Sohi, S. P., Lark, R. M., Goulding, K. W. T. and Robinson, J. S. 2012. Resolving the spatial variability of soil N using fractions of soil organic matter. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 147, pp. 66-72.

Towards cost-effective estimation of soil carbon stocks at the field scale

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Singh, K., Murphy, B. W. and Marchant, B. P. 2012. Towards cost-effective estimation of soil carbon stocks at the field scale. Soil Research. 50, pp. 672-684.

Predicting soil properties from the Australian soil visible-near infrared spectroscopic database

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Viscara Rossel, R. A. and Webster, R. 2012. Predicting soil properties from the Australian soil visible-near infrared spectroscopic database. European Journal of Soil Science. 63 (6), pp. 848-860.

Analyzing the spatial distribution of PCB concentrations in soils using below-quantification limit data

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Orton, T. G., Saby, N. P. A., Arrouays, D., Jolivet, C. C., Villanneau, E. J., Paroissien, J-B., Marchant, B. P., Caria, G., Barriuso, E., Bispo, A. and Briand, O. 2012. Analyzing the spatial distribution of PCB concentrations in soils using below-quantification limit data. Journal of Environmental Quality. 41, pp. 1893-1905.

Spatial and temporal prediction of soil properties from legacy data

C1 - Edited contributions to conferences/learned societies
Marchant, B. P., Crawford, D. M. and Robinson, N. J. 2012. Spatial and temporal prediction of soil properties from legacy data. McBratney, A. B. (ed.) Digital Soil Assessments and Beyond: Proceedings 5th Global Workshop on Digital Soil Mapping, Sydney, 2012 . CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida. pp. 239-244 doi:10.1201/b12728-48

Generic issues on broad-scale soil monitoring schemes: a review

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Arrouays, D., Marchant, B. P., Saby, N. P. A., Meersmans, J., Orton, T. G., Martin, M. P., Bellamy, P. H., Lark, R. M. and Kibblewhite, M. 2012. Generic issues on broad-scale soil monitoring schemes: a review. Pedosphere. 22 (4), pp. 456-469.

Mapping soil Pb stocks and availability in mainland France combining regression trees with robust geostatistics

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lacarce, E., Saby, N. P. A., Martin, M. P., Marchant, B. P., Boulonne, L., Meersmans, J., Jolivet, C., Bispo, A. and Arrouays, D. 2012. Mapping soil Pb stocks and availability in mainland France combining regression trees with robust geostatistics. Geoderma. 170, pp. 359-368.

Disaggregation of legacy soil data using area to point kriging for mapping soil organic carbon at the regional scale

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Kerry, R., Goovaerts, P., Rawlins, B. G. and Marchant, B. P. 2012. Disaggregation of legacy soil data using area to point kriging for mapping soil organic carbon at the regional scale. Geoderma. 170, pp. 347-358.

Spatially nested sampling schemes for spatial variance components: scope for their optimization

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lark, R. M. 2011. Spatially nested sampling schemes for spatial variance components: scope for their optimization. Computers and Geosciences. 37, pp. 1633-1641.

Exploring the variation in soil saturated hydraulic conductivity under a tropical rainforest using the wavelet transform

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hassler, S. K., Lark, R. M., Milne, A. E. and Elsenbeer, H. 2011. Exploring the variation in soil saturated hydraulic conductivity under a tropical rainforest using the wavelet transform. European Journal of Soil Science. 62 (6), pp. 891-901.

Soil carbon stock in the tropical rangelands of Australia: effects of soil type and grazing pressure, and determination of sampling requirement

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pringle, M. J., Allen, D. E., Dalal, R. C., Payne, J. E., Mayer, D. G., O'reagain, P. and Marchant, B. P. 2011. Soil carbon stock in the tropical rangelands of Australia: effects of soil type and grazing pressure, and determination of sampling requirement. Geoderma. 167-168, pp. 261-273.

Which persistent organic pollutants can we map in soil using a large spacing systematic soil monitoring design? A case study in Northern France

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Villanneau, E. J., Saby, N. P. A., Marchant, B. P., Jolivet, C. C., Boulonne, L., Caria, G., Barriuso, E., Bispo, A., Briand, O. and Arrouays, D. 2011. Which persistent organic pollutants can we map in soil using a large spacing systematic soil monitoring design? A case study in Northern France. Science of the Total Environment. 409, pp. 3719-3731.

Robust geostatistical prediction of trace elements across France

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Saby, N. P. A., Marchant, B. P., Lark, R. M., Jolivet, C. C. and Arrouays, D. 2011. Robust geostatistical prediction of trace elements across France. Geoderma. 162 (3-4), pp. 303-311.

Wavelet analysis of soil variation at nanometre- to micrometre-scales: an example of organic carbon content in a micro-aggregate

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Milne, A. E., Lehmann, J., Solomon, D. and Lark, R. M. 2011. Wavelet analysis of soil variation at nanometre- to micrometre-scales: an example of organic carbon content in a micro-aggregate. European Journal of Soil Science. 62 (4), pp. 617-628.

Spatial prediction of soil properties with copulas

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Marchant, B. P., Saby, N. P. A., Jolivet, C. C., Arrouays, D. and Lark, R. M. 2011. Spatial prediction of soil properties with copulas. Geoderma. 162, pp. 327-334.

The assessment of point-source and diffuse soil metal pollution using robust geostatistical methods: a case study in Swansea (Wales, UK)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Marchant, B. P., Tye, A. M. and Rawlins, B. G. 2011. The assessment of point-source and diffuse soil metal pollution using robust geostatistical methods: a case study in Swansea (Wales, UK). European Journal of Soil Science. 62 (3), pp. 346-358.

Discrimination of Australian soil horizons and classes from their visible-near infrared spectra

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Viscarra Rossel, R. A. and Webster, R. 2011. Discrimination of Australian soil horizons and classes from their visible-near infrared spectra. European Journal of Soil Science. 62 (4), pp. 637-647.

Geostatistical prediction of nitrous oxide emissions from soil using data, process models and expert opinion

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Orton, T. G., Goulding, K. W. T. and Lark, R. M. 2011. Geostatistical prediction of nitrous oxide emissions from soil using data, process models and expert opinion. European Journal of Soil Science. 62 (3), pp. 359-370.

Wavelet analysis of the correlations between soil properties and potential nitrous oxide emission at farm and landscape scales

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Milne, A. E., Haskard, K. A., Webster, C. P., Truan, I. A., Goulding, K. W. T. and Lark, R. M. 2011. Wavelet analysis of the correlations between soil properties and potential nitrous oxide emission at farm and landscape scales. European Journal of Soil Science. 62 (3), pp. 467-478.

Mapping the three-dimensional variation of electrical conductivity in a paddy rice soil

C2 - Non-edited contributions to conferences
Li, H. Y., Shi, Z., Webster, R. and Guo, Y. 2010. Mapping the three-dimensional variation of electrical conductivity in a paddy rice soil. Abstracts 19th World Congress of Soil Science: Soil Solutions for a Changing World, Brisbane, 1-6 August 2010 . pp. 95-98

Changes in soil pH across England and Wales in response to decreased acid deposition

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Kirk, G. J. D., Bellamy, P. H. and Lark, R. M. 2010. Changes in soil pH across England and Wales in response to decreased acid deposition. Global Change Biology. 16 (11), pp. 3111-3119.

Weeds, worms and geostatistics

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Webster, R. 2010. Weeds, worms and geostatistics. in: Oliver, M. A. (ed.) Geostatistical applications for precision agriculture Springer, Berlin. pp. 221-241

Investigating the effect of previous treatments on wheat biomass over multiple spatial frequencies

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Milne, A. E., Castellanos, M. T., Cartagena, M. C., Tarquis, A. M. and Lark, R. M. 2010. Investigating the effect of previous treatments on wheat biomass over multiple spatial frequencies. Biogeosciences. 7, pp. 2739-2747.

Two contrasting spatial processes with a common variogram: inference about spatial models from higher-order statistics

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lark, R. M. 2010. Two contrasting spatial processes with a common variogram: inference about spatial models from higher-order statistics. European Journal of Soil Science. 61 (4), pp. 479-492.

Spectral and wavelet analysis of gilgai patterns from air photography

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Milne, A. E., Webster, R. and Lark, R. M. 2010. Spectral and wavelet analysis of gilgai patterns from air photography. Australian journal of soil research. 48, pp. 309-325.

Robust analysis of soil properties at the national scale: cadmium content of French soils

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Marchant, B. P., Saby, N. P. A., Lark, R. M., Bellamy, P. H., Jolivet, C. C. and Arrouays, D. 2010. Robust analysis of soil properties at the national scale: cadmium content of French soils. European Journal of Soil Science. 61 (1), pp. 144-152.