S2N - Soil to Nutrition - Work package 3 (WP3) - Sustainable intensification - optimisation at multiple scales

Project

Project dates01 Apr 2017 to end of 31 Mar 2022
Researchers
Principal InvestigatorMichael Lee
Co-InvestigatorAdrian Collins
Project numberI0330
DepartmentSustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke
Research fish codeBBS/E/C/000I0330
Grant IDBBS/E/C/000I0330

Outputs

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Modeling crop yield and nitrogen use efficiency in wheat and maize production systems under future climate change

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Liang, S, Zhang, X., Sun, N., Xu, M. and Wu, L. 2019. Modeling crop yield and nitrogen use efficiency in wheat and maize production systems under future climate change. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 115 (1), pp. 117-136.

Field-based determination of controls on runoff and fine sediment generation from lowland grazing livestock fields

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pulley, S. and Collins, A. L. 2019. Field-based determination of controls on runoff and fine sediment generation from lowland grazing livestock fields. Journal of Environmental Management. 249, p. 109365.

Fingerprinting sub-basin spatial sediment sources in a large Iranian catchment under dry-land cultivation and rangeland farming: combining geochemical tracers and weathering indices

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Raigani, Z. M., Nosrati, K. and Collins, A. L. 2019. Fingerprinting sub-basin spatial sediment sources in a large Iranian catchment under dry-land cultivation and rangeland farming: combining geochemical tracers and weathering indices. Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies. 24, p. 100613.

A palaeoenvironmental study of particle size‐specific connectivity—New insights and implications from the West Sussex Rother Catchment, United Kingdom

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Foster, I. D. L., Biddulph, M., Boardman, J., Copeland-Phillips, R., Evans, J., Pulley, S., Zhang, Y. and Collins, A. L. 2019. A palaeoenvironmental study of particle size‐specific connectivity—New insights and implications from the West Sussex Rother Catchment, United Kingdom. River Research and Applications.

Fingerprinting sub-basin spatial suspended sediment sources by combining geochemical tracers and weathering indices

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nosrati, K., Fathi, Z. and Collins, A. L. 2019. Fingerprinting sub-basin spatial suspended sediment sources by combining geochemical tracers and weathering indices. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.

Twenty-three unsolved problems in hydrology (UPH) – a community perspective

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Bloschl, G., Bierkens, M., Chambel, A., Cudennec, C., Destouni, G., Fiori, A., Kirchner, J. W., McDonnell, J. J., Sivapalan, M., Stumpp, C., Toth, E., Volpi, E., Carr, G., Lupton, C., Salinas, J., Szeles, B., Viglione, A., Aksoy, H., Allen, S. T., Amin, A., Andreassian, V., Arheimer, B., Aryal, S. K., Baker, V., Bardsley, E., Barendrecht, M. H., Bartosova, A., Batelaan, O., Berghuijs, W. R., Beven, K., Blume. T., Bogaard, T., Borges de Amorim, P., Bottcher, M. E., Boulet, G., Breinl, K., Brilly, M., Brocca, L., Buytaert, W., Castellarin, A., Castelletti, A., Chen, X., Chen ,Y., Chen , Y., Chifflard, P., Claps, P., Clark, M. P., Collins, A. L., Croke, B., Dathe, A., David, P. C., De Barros, F. P. J., De Rooij, G., Di Baldassarre, G., Driscoll, J. M., Duethmann, D., Dwivedi, R., Eris, E., Farmer, W. H., Feiccabrino, J., Ferguson, G., Ferrari, E., Ferrais, S., Fersch, B., Finger, D., Foglia, L., Fowler, K., Gartsman, B., Gascoin, S., Gaume, E., Gelfan, A., Geris, J., Gharari, S., Gleeson, T., Glendell, M., Gonzalez Bevacqua, A., Gonzalez-Dugo, M. P., Grimaldi, S., Gupta, A. B., Guse, B., Han, D., Hannah, D., Harpold, A., Haun, S., Heal, K., Helfricht, K., Herrnegger, M., Hipsey, M., Hlavacikova, H., Hohmann, C., Holko, L., Hopkinson, C., Hrachowitz, M., Illangasekare, T. H., Inam, A., Innocente, C., Istanbulluoglu, E., Jarihani, B., Kalantari, Z., Kalvans, A., Khanal, S., Khatami, S., Kiesel, J., Kirby, M., Knoben, W., Kochanek, K., Kohnova, S., Kolechkina, A., Krause, S., Kreamer, D., Kreibich, H., Kunstmann, H., Lange, H., Liberato, M. L. R., Lindquist, E., Link, T., Liu, J., Loucks, D. P., Luce, C., Mahe, G., Makarieva, O., Malard, J., Mashtayeva, S., Maskey, S., Mas-Pla, J., Mavrova-Guirguinova, M., Mazzoleni, M., Mernild, S., Misstear, B. D., Montanari, A., Muller-Thomy, H., Nabizadeh, A., Nardi, F., Neale, C., Nesterova, N., Nurtaev, B., Odongo, V. O., Panda, S., Pande, S., Pang, Z., Papacharalampous, G., Perrin, C., Pfister, L., Pimentel, R., Polo, M. J., Post, D., Prieto Sierra, C., Ramos, M-H., Renner, M., Reynolds, J. E., Ridolfi, E., Rigon, R., Riva, M., Robertson, D. E., Rosso, R., Roy, T., Sa, J. H. M., Salvadori, G., Sandells, M., Schaefli, B., Schumann, A., Scolobig, A., Seibert, J., Servat, E., Shafieri, M., Sharma, A., Sidibe, M., Sidle, R. C., Skaugen, T., Smith, H., Spiessel, S. M., Stein, L., Steinsland, I., Strasser, U., Su, B., Szolgay, J., Tarboton, D., Tauro, F., Thirel, G., Tian, F., Tong, R., Tussupova, K., Tryalsi, H., Uijlenhoet, R., Van Beek, R., Van der Ent, R. J., Van der Ploeg, M., Van Loon, A. F., Van Meerveld, I., Van Nooijen, R., Van Oel, P. R., Vidal, J-P., Von Freyberg, J., Vorogushyn, S., Wachniew, P., Wade, A. J., Ward, P., Westerberg, I. K., White, C., Wood, E. F., Woods, R., Xu, Z., Yilmaz, K. K. and Zhang, Y. 2019. Twenty-three unsolved problems in hydrology (UPH) – a community perspective. Hydrological Sciences Journal. 64 (10), pp. 1141-1158.

The impact of metal-rich sediments derived from mining on freshwater stream life

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Jones, I. J., Murphy, J. F., Collins, A. L., Spencer, K. L., Rainbow, P. S., Arnold, A., Pretty, J. L., Moorhouse A. M. L., Aguilera, V., Edwards, P., Parsonage, F., Potter, H. and Whitehouse, P. 2019. The impact of metal-rich sediments derived from mining on freshwater stream life. in: De Voogt, P. (ed.) Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology Volume 248. Reviews of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology (Continuation of Residue Reviews) Springer. pp. 111-189

Multi-objective optimization as a tool to identify possibilities for future agricultural landscapes

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Todman, L. C., Coleman, K., Milne, A. E., Gil, J. D. B., Reidsma, P., Schwoob, M-H., Treyer, S. and Whitmore, A. P. 2019. Multi-objective optimization as a tool to identify possibilities for future agricultural landscapes. Science of the Total Environment. 687 (15 October), pp. 535-545.

A Generic Approach for Live prediction of the risk of agricultural field runoff and delivery to watercourses: linking parsimonious soil-water-connectivity models with live weather data APIs in decision tools

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Comber, A., Collins, A. L., Haro-Monteagudo, D., Hess, T., Zhang, Y., Smith, A. and Turner, A. 2019. A Generic Approach for Live prediction of the risk of agricultural field runoff and delivery to watercourses: linking parsimonious soil-water-connectivity models with live weather data APIs in decision tools. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3, p. Article 42.

Monte Carlo fingerprinting of the terrestrial sources of different particle size fractions of coastal sediment deposits using geochemical tracers: some lessons for the user community

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Gholami, H., TakhtiNajad, E. J., Collins, A. L. and Fathabadi, A. 2019. Monte Carlo fingerprinting of the terrestrial sources of different particle size fractions of coastal sediment deposits using geochemical tracers: some lessons for the user community. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 26 (13), pp. 13560-13579.

Fingerprinting the contribution of quarrying to fine‐grained bed sediment in a mountainous catchment, Iran

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nosrati, K. and Collins, A. L. 2019. Fingerprinting the contribution of quarrying to fine‐grained bed sediment in a mountainous catchment, Iran. River Research and Applications. 35, pp. 290-300.

Decision support framework to identify lakes that are likely to meet water quality targets if external inputs of phosphorus from agriculture are reduced

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
May, L., Taylor, P., Spears, B., Pitt, J-A., Collins, A. L., Whitely, I., Anthony, S., Skirvin, D., Lee, D. and Pamela, S. Naden 2019. Decision support framework to identify lakes that are likely to meet water quality targets if external inputs of phosphorus from agriculture are reduced. Limnetica. 38 (1), pp. 489-501.

Optimizing the bioenergy water footprint selecting SRC willow canopy phenotypes: regional scenario simulations

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Richard, B., Richter, G. M., Cerasuolo, M. and Shield, I. F. 2019. Optimizing the bioenergy water footprint selecting SRC willow canopy phenotypes: regional scenario simulations. Annals of Botany.

The sources and dynamics of fine-grained sediment degrading the Freshwater Pearl Mussel (Margaritifera margaritifera) beds of the River Torridge, Devon, UK

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pulley, S., Goubet, A., Mosser, I., Browning, S. and Collins, A. L. 2019. The sources and dynamics of fine-grained sediment degrading the Freshwater Pearl Mussel (Margaritifera margaritifera) beds of the River Torridge, Devon, UK. Science of the Total Environment. 657 (March 20), pp. 420-434.

Investigating the importance of recreational roads as a sediment source in a mountainous catchment using a fingerprinting procedure with different multivariate statistical techniques and a Bayesian un-mixing model

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nosrati, K. and Collins, A. L. 2019. Investigating the importance of recreational roads as a sediment source in a mountainous catchment using a fingerprinting procedure with different multivariate statistical techniques and a Bayesian un-mixing model. Journal of Hydrology. 569 (February), pp. 506-518.

Accounting for data sparsity when forming spatially coherent zones

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hassall, K. L., Whitmore, A. P. and Milne, A. E. 2019. Accounting for data sparsity when forming spatially coherent zones. Applied Mathematical Modelling. 72, pp. 537-552.

Field scale temporal and spatial variability of δ13C, δ15N, TC and TN soil properties : Implications for sediment source tracing

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Collins, A. L., Burak, E., Harris, P., Pulley, S., Cardenas, L. M. and Tang, Q. 2019. Field scale temporal and spatial variability of δ13C, δ15N, TC and TN soil properties : Implications for sediment source tracing. Geoderma. 333 (1 January), pp. 108-122.

Determining the sources of nutrient flux to water in headwater catchments: Examining the speciation balance to inform the targeting of mitigation measures

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lloyd, C. E. M., Johnes, P. J., Freer, J. E., Carswell, A. M., Jones, J. I., Stirling, M. W., Hodgkinson, R. A., Richmond, C. and Collins, A. L. 2019. Determining the sources of nutrient flux to water in headwater catchments: Examining the speciation balance to inform the targeting of mitigation measures. Science of the Total Environment. 648, pp. 1179-1200.

The importance of scale in spatially varying coefficient modelling

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Murakami, D., Lu, B., Harris, P., Brunsdon, C., Charlton, M., Nakaya, T. and Griffith, D. A. 2019. The importance of scale in spatially varying coefficient modelling. Annals of the American Association of Geographers. 109 (1), pp. 50-70.

A synthetic analysis of livestock manure substitution effects on organic carbon changes in China's arable topsoil

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Ren, F., Zhang, X., Liu, J., Sun, N., Sun, Z., Wu, L. and Xu, M. 2018. A synthetic analysis of livestock manure substitution effects on organic carbon changes in China's arable topsoil. Catena. 171, pp. 1-10.

Response of crop yield and nitrogen use efficiency for wheat-maize cropping system to future climate change in northern China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Liang, S., Li, Y., Zhang, X., Sun, Z., Sun, N., Duan, Y., Xu, M. and Wu, L. 2018. Response of crop yield and nitrogen use efficiency for wheat-maize cropping system to future climate change in northern China. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 262, pp. 310-321.

Bed and suspended sediment-associated rare earth element concentrations and fluxes in a polluted Brazilian river system

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
da Silva, Y., Nascimento, C., da Silva, Y., Amorim, F., Singh, V. and Collins, A. L. 2018. Bed and suspended sediment-associated rare earth element concentrations and fluxes in a polluted Brazilian river system . Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 25 (34), pp. 34426-34437.

Subsurface sources contribute substantially to fine‐grained suspended sediment transported in a tropical West African watershed in Burkina Faso

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Rode, M., Op de Hipt, F., Collins, A. L., Zhang, Y., Theuring, P., Schkade, U-K. and Diekkruger, B. 2018. Subsurface sources contribute substantially to fine‐grained suspended sediment transported in a tropical West African watershed in Burkina Faso. Land Degradation & Development. 29 (11), pp. 4092-4105.

Tracing sediment sources in a mountainous forest catchment under road construction in northern Iran: comparison of Bayesian and frequentist approaches

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nosrati, K., Haddadchi, A., Collins, A. L., Jalali, S. and Reza Zare, M. 2018. Tracing sediment sources in a mountainous forest catchment under road construction in northern Iran: comparison of Bayesian and frequentist approaches. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 25, pp. 30979-30999.

Geographically weighted elastic net logistic regression

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Comber, A. and Harris, P. 2018. Geographically weighted elastic net logistic regression. Journal of Geographical Systems. 20 (4), pp. 317-341.

A method for uncertainty constraint of catchment discharge and phosphorus load estimates

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Holloway, M. J., Beven K. J., Benskin, C. Mc. W. H., Collins, A. L., Evans, R., Fallon, P. D., Forber, K. J., Hiscock, K. M., Kahana R., Macleod, C. J. A., Ockenden, M. C., Villamizar, M., Wearing, C., Withers, P. J. A., Zhou, J. G., Barber, N. J. and Haygarth, P. M. 2018. A method for uncertainty constraint of catchment discharge and phosphorus load estimates. Hydrological Processes. 32 (17), pp. 2779-2787.

Small Water Bodies in Great Britain and Ireland: Ecosystem function, human-generated degradation, and options for restorative action

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Riley, W. D., Potter, E. C. E., Collins, A. L., Biggs, J., Jarvie, H. P., Jones, J. I., Kelly-Quinn, M., Ormerod, S. J., Sear, D. A., Wilby, R. L., Broadmeadow, S., Brown, C. D., Chanin, P., Copp, G. H., Cowx, I. G., Grogan, A., Hornby, D. D., Huggett, D., Kelly, M. G., Naura, M., Newman, J. R. and Siriwardena, G. M. 2018. Small Water Bodies in Great Britain and Ireland: Ecosystem function, human-generated degradation, and options for restorative action. Science of the Total Environment. 645, pp. 1598-1616.

Sedimentary chronology reinterpreted from Changshou Lake of the Three Gorges Reservoir Area reveals natural and anthropogenic control on sediment production

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Anjum, R., Tang, Q., Collins, A. L., Gao, J., Long, Y., Zhang, X., He, X., Zhonglin, S., Wen, A. and Wei, J. 2018. Sedimentary chronology reinterpreted from Changshou Lake of the Three Gorges Reservoir Area reveals natural and anthropogenic control on sediment production. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 24, pp. 17620-17633.

Chapter 9 - Projecting Soil C Under Future Climate and Land-Use Scenarios (Modeling)

B - Book chapters etc edited externally
Dondini, M., Abdalla, M., Aini, F. K., Albanito, F., Beckert, M. R., Begum, K., Brand, A., Cheng, K., Comeau, L.-P., Jones, E. O., Farmer, J. A., Feliciano, D. M. S., Fitton, N., Hastings, A., Henner, D. N., Kuhnert, M., Nayak, D. R., Oyesikublakemore, J., Phillips, L., Richards, M. I. A., Tumwesige, V., van Dijk, W. F. A., Vetter, S. H., Coleman, K., Smith, J. and Smith, P. 2018. Chapter 9 - Projecting Soil C Under Future Climate and Land-Use Scenarios (Modeling). in: Singh, B. K. (ed.) Soil Carbon Storage : Modulators, Mechanisms and Modeling Western Sydney University, Penrith South, NSW, Australia Academic Press. pp. 281-309

Spatial Analysis of Digital Imagery of Weeds in a Maize Crop

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
San-Martin-Hernandez, C., Milne, A. E., Webster, R., Storkey, J., Andujar, D., Fernandez-Quintanilla, C. and Dorado, J. 2018. Spatial Analysis of Digital Imagery of Weeds in a Maize Crop. ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information. 7 (2), pp. 61-81.

An analysis of potential controls on long-term 137Cs accumulation in the sediments of UK lakes

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pulley, S., Foster, I. D. L., Collins, A. L., Zhang, Y. and Evans, Jennine 2018. An analysis of potential controls on long-term 137Cs accumulation in the sediments of UK lakes. Journal Of Paleolimnology. 60, pp. 1-30.

Tracing catchment fine sediment sources using the new SIFT (SedIment Fingerprinting Tool) open source software

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pulley, S. and Collins, A. L. 2018. Tracing catchment fine sediment sources using the new SIFT (SedIment Fingerprinting Tool) open source software. Science of the Total Environment. 635, p. 838–858.

Particle size differentiation explains flow regulation controls on sediment sorting in the water-level fluctuation zone of the Three Gorges Reservoir, China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Tang, Q., Collins, A. L., Wen, A., He, X., Bao, Y., Yan, D., Long, Y. and Zhang, Y. 2018. Particle size differentiation explains flow regulation controls on sediment sorting in the water-level fluctuation zone of the Three Gorges Reservoir, China. Science of the Total Environment. 633, pp. 1114-1125.

Amendment soil with biochar to control antibiotic resistance genes under unconventional water resources irrigation : Proceed with caution

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cui, E-P., Gao, F., Liu, Y., Fan, X-Y., Li, Z-Y., Du, Z-J., Hu, C. and Neal, A. L. 2018. Amendment soil with biochar to control antibiotic resistance genes under unconventional water resources irrigation : Proceed with caution. Environmental Pollution. 240, pp. 475-484.

The environmental costs and benefits of high-yield farming

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Balmford, A., Amano, T., Bartlett, H., Chadwick, D., Collins, A. L., Edwards, D., Field, R., Garnsworthy, P., Green, R., Smith, P., Waters, H., Whitmore, A. P., Broom, D. M., Chara, J., Finch, T., Garnett, E., Gathorne-Hardy, A., Hernandez-Medrano, J., Herrero, M., Hua, F., Latawiec, A., Misselbrook, T. H., Phalan, B., Simmons I. B., Takahashi, T., Vause, J., Ermgassen, E. Z. and Eisner, R. 2018. The environmental costs and benefits of high-yield farming. Nature Sustainability. 1, pp. 477-285.

Developing a sustainable strategy to conserve reservoir marginal landscapes

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Tang, Q., Fu, B., Collins, A. L., Wen, A., He, X. and Bao, Y. 2018. Developing a sustainable strategy to conserve reservoir marginal landscapes. National Science Review. 5 (1), pp. 10-14.

The stable oxygen isotope ratio of resin extractable phosphate derived from fresh cattle faeces

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Granger, S. J., Yang, Y., Pfahler, V., Hodgson, C., Smith, A. C., Le Cocq, K., Collins, A. L., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Howden, N. K. J. 2018. The stable oxygen isotope ratio of resin extractable phosphate derived from fresh cattle faeces. Rapid Communications In Mass Spectrometry. 32, pp. 703-710.

Fingerprinting sub-basin spatial sediment sources using different multivariate statistical techniques and the Modified MixSIR model

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Collins, A. L., Nosrati, K. and Madankan, M. 2018. Fingerprinting sub-basin spatial sediment sources using different multivariate statistical techniques and the Modified MixSIR model. Catena. 164 (May), pp. 32-43.

Simulating greenhouse gas emissions and stocks of carbon and nitrogen in soil from a long-term no-till system in the North China Plain

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zhang, X., Sun, Z., Liu, J., Ouyang, Z. and Wu, L. 2018. Simulating greenhouse gas emissions and stocks of carbon and nitrogen in soil from a long-term no-till system in the North China Plain. Soil & Tillage Research. 178 (May), pp. 32-40.

A comparison of conventional and 137Cs-based estimates of soil erosion rates on arable and grassland across lowland England and Wales

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Evans, R., Collins, A. L., Zhang, Y., Foster, I. D. L., Boardman, J., Sint, H., Lee, M. R. F. and Griffith, B. A. 2017. A comparison of conventional and 137Cs-based estimates of soil erosion rates on arable and grassland across lowland England and Wales. Earth-Science Reviews. 173 (October), pp. 49-64.