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

Repository project

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

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Absence of a home‑field advantage within a short‑rotation arable cropping system

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Whitmore, A. P., Mortimer, S., Shu, X. and Sizmur, T. 2022. Absence of a home‑field advantage within a short‑rotation arable cropping system. Plant and Soil. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-022-05419-z

Soil N2O and CH4 emissions from fodder maize production with and without riparian bufer strips of difering vegetation

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Dlamini, J., Cardenas, L. M., Tesfamariam, E. H., Dunn, R., Evans, J., Hawkins, J. M. B., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Collins, A. L. 2022. Soil N2O and CH4 emissions from fodder maize production with and without riparian bufer strips of difering vegetation. Plant and Soil. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-022-05426-0

Prolonged heavy rainfall and land use drive catchment sediment source dynamics: appraisal using multiple biotracers

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Upadhayay, H. R., Zhang, Y., Granger, S. J., Micale, M. and Collins, A. L. 2022. Prolonged heavy rainfall and land use drive catchment sediment source dynamics: appraisal using multiple biotracers. Water Research. 216, p. 118348. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2022.118348

Monitored flow and water quality data from upper river taw observatory in 2018 and 2019 water years

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Granger, S. J., Zhang, Y., Sint, H. M. and Collins, A. L. 2022. Monitored flow and water quality data from upper river taw observatory in 2018 and 2019 water years. Rothamsted Research. https://doi.org/10.23637/rothamsted.9882v

A rapid and inexpensive colour-based sediment tracing method incorporating hydrogen peroxide sample treatment as an alternative to quantitative source fingerprinting for catchment management

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pulley, S. and Collins, A. L. 2022. A rapid and inexpensive colour-based sediment tracing method incorporating hydrogen peroxide sample treatment as an alternative to quantitative source fingerprinting for catchment management. Journal of Environmental Management. 311 (1 June), p. 114780. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.114780

(Un)willingness to contribute financially towards advice surrounding diffuse water pollution: the perspectives of farmers and advisors

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Chivers, C. and Collins, A. L. 2022. (Un)willingness to contribute financially towards advice surrounding diffuse water pollution: the perspectives of farmers and advisors. The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension. https://doi.org/10.1080/1389224X.2022.2043917

Coupled steroid and phosphorus leaching from cattle slurry at lysimeter scale

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Manley, A., Collins, A. L., Joynes, A., Mellander, P-E. and Jordan, P. 2022. Coupled steroid and phosphorus leaching from cattle slurry at lysimeter scale. Journal of Contaminant Hydrology. 247 (May), p. 103979. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jconhyd.2022.103979

Exploring the effects of land management change on productivity, carbon and nutrient balance: Application of an Ensemble Modelling Approach to the upper River Taw observatory, UK

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Hassall, K. L., Coleman, K., Dixit, P., Granger, S. J., Zhang, Y., Sharp, R., Wu, L., Whitmore, A. P., Richter, G. M., Collins, A. L. and Milne, A. E. 2022. Exploring the effects of land management change on productivity, carbon and nutrient balance: Application of an Ensemble Modelling Approach to the upper River Taw observatory, UK. Science of the Total Environment. 824, p. 153824. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2022.153824

Diffuse water pollution during recent extreme wet-weather in the UK: Environmental damage costs and insight into the future?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zhang, Y., Granger, S. J., Semenov, M. A., Upadhayay, H. and Collins, A. L. 2022. Diffuse water pollution during recent extreme wet-weather in the UK: Environmental damage costs and insight into the future? Journal of Cleaner Production. 338, p. 130633. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.130633

Tackling unintended consequences of grazing livestock farming: Multi-scale assessment of co-benefits and trade-offs for water pollution mitigation scenarios

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Zhang, Y., Griffith, B. A., Granger, S. J., Sint, H. M. and Collins, A. L. 2022. Tackling unintended consequences of grazing livestock farming: Multi-scale assessment of co-benefits and trade-offs for water pollution mitigation scenarios. Journal of Cleaner Production. 336 (15 Feb), p. 130449. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.130449

The efficiency of elemental geochemistry and weathering indices as tracers in aeolian sediment provenance fingerprinting

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nosrati, K., Moradian, H., Dolatkordestani, M., Mol, L. and Collins, A. L. 2022. The efficiency of elemental geochemistry and weathering indices as tracers in aeolian sediment provenance fingerprinting. Catena. 210 (March 2022), p. 105932. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105932

Comparing the effect of different sample conditions and spectral libraries on the prediction accuracy of soil properties from near- and mid-infrared spectra at the field-scale

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Breure, T. S., Prout, J. M., Haefele, S. M., Milne, A. E., Hannam, J. A., Moreno-Rojas, S. and Corstanje, R. 2022. Comparing the effect of different sample conditions and spectral libraries on the prediction accuracy of soil properties from near- and mid-infrared spectra at the field-scale. Soil & Tillage Research. 215, p. 105196. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2021.105196

A Route Map for Successful Applications of Geographically Weighted Regression

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Comber, A., Brunsdon, C., Charlton, M., Dong, G., Harris, R., Lu, B., Lu, Y., Murakami, D., Nakaya, T., Wang, Y. and Harris, P. 2021. A Route Map for Successful Applications of Geographically Weighted Regression. Geographical Analysis . https://doi.org/10.1111/gean.12316

Soil methane (CH4) fluxes in cropland with permanent pasture and riparian buffer strips with different vegetation

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Dlamini, J., Cardenas, L. M., Tesfamariam, E. H., Dunn, R. M., Hawkins, J. M. B., Blackwell, M. S. A., Evans, J. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Soil methane (CH4) fluxes in cropland with permanent pasture and riparian buffer strips with different vegetation. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/jpln.202000473

Effects of drying and simulated flooding on soil phosphorus dynamics from two contrasting UK grassland soils

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Khan S. U., Hooda P. S., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Busquets R. 2021. Effects of drying and simulated flooding on soil phosphorus dynamics from two contrasting UK grassland soils. European Journal of Soil Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.13196

Quantifying the provenance of dune sediments in the Taklimakan Desert using machine learning, multidimensional scaling and sediment source fingerprinting

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Song, Y., Chen, X., Li, Y., Fan, Y. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Quantifying the provenance of dune sediments in the Taklimakan Desert using machine learning, multidimensional scaling and sediment source fingerprinting. Catena. 210, p. 105902. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105902

Natural and anthropogenic impacts on the geochemical composition and metal speciation of fine sediment in a glacier-fed Canadian river basin

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Stone, M., Collins, A. L. and Laceby, J. P. 2021. Natural and anthropogenic impacts on the geochemical composition and metal speciation of fine sediment in a glacier-fed Canadian river basin. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 22, pp. 365-380. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-021-03079-7

High frequency un-mixing of soil samples using a submerged spectrophotometer in a laboratory setting—implications for sediment fingerprinting

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Lake, N. F., Martínez-Carreras, N., Shaw, P. J. and Collins, A. L. 2021. High frequency un-mixing of soil samples using a submerged spectrophotometer in a laboratory setting—implications for sediment fingerprinting. Journal of Soils and Sediments. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-021-03107-6

Sediment detachment by raindrop impact on grassland and arable fields an investigation of controls

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pulley, S., Morten, C., Morgan, S., Cardenas, L. M. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Sediment detachment by raindrop impact on grassland and arable fields an investigation of controls . Journal of Soils and Sediments. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-021-03098-4

Anthropogenic and Climate-Exacerbated Landscape Disturbances Converge to Alter Phosphorus Bioavailability in an Oligotrophic River

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Watt, C., Emelko, M. B., Silins, U., Collins, A. L. and Stone, M. 2021. Anthropogenic and Climate-Exacerbated Landscape Disturbances Converge to Alter Phosphorus Bioavailability in an Oligotrophic River. Water. 13 (22), p. 3151. https://doi.org/10.3390/w13223151

Desertifcation of Iran in the early twenty‑first century: assessment using climate and vegetation indices

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Eskandari Dameneh, H., Gholami, H., Telfer, M. W, Comino, J. R., Collins, A. L. and Jansen, J. D. 2021. Desertifcation of Iran in the early twenty‑first century: assessment using climate and vegetation indices. Scientific Reports. 11, p. 20548. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-99636-8

Anthropogenic sediment traps and network dislocation in a lowland UK river

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Foster, I. D. L, Boardman, J., Evans, J. L., Copeland-Phillips, R., Vadher, A. N., Wright, S., Collins, A. L. and Manning, C. 2021. Anthropogenic sediment traps and network dislocation in a lowland UK river. Earth Surface Processes And Landforms. pp. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.5235

A New Framework for Modelling Fine Sediment Transport in Rivers Includes Flocculation to Inform Reservoir Management in Wildfire Impacted Watersheds

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Stone, M., Krishnappan, B. G., Silins, U., Emelko, M. B., Williams, C. H. S., Collins, A. L. and Spencer, S. A. 2021. A New Framework for Modelling Fine Sediment Transport in Rivers Includes Flocculation to Inform Reservoir Management in Wildfire Impacted Watersheds. Water. 13 (17), p. 2319. https://doi.org/10.3390/w13172319

Integrated modelling for mapping spatial sources of dust in central Asia - An important dust source in the global atmospheric system

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Gholami, H., Mohammadifar, A., Malakooti, H., Esmaeilpour, Y., Golzari, S., Mohammadi, F., Li, Y., Song, Y., Kaskaoutis, D.G., Fitzsimmons, K.E. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Integrated modelling for mapping spatial sources of dust in central Asia - An important dust source in the global atmospheric system. Atmospheric Pollution Research. 12 (9), p. 101173. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apr.2021.101173

Elucidating the performance of hybrid models for predicting extreme water flow events through variography and wavelet analyses

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Curceac, S., Milne, A. E., Atkinson, P. M., Wu, L. and Harris, P. 2021. Elucidating the performance of hybrid models for predicting extreme water flow events through variography and wavelet analyses. Journal of Hydrology. 598 (July), p. 126442. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126442

Insights into bulk stable isotope alteration during sediment redistribution to edge-of-field: impact on sediment source apportionment

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Upadhayay, H. R., Granger, S. J., Zhang, Y., Amorim, F., Cilione, L., Micale, M. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Insights into bulk stable isotope alteration during sediment redistribution to edge-of-field: impact on sediment source apportionment. Biogeochemistry. 155, pp. 263-281. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-021-00825-4

Simulating cropping sequences using earth observation data

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Sharp, R. T., Henrys, P. A., Jarvis, S. G., Whitmore, A. P., Milne, A. E., Coleman, K., Mohankumar, S. E. P. and Metcalfe, H. 2021. Simulating cropping sequences using earth observation data. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 188, p. 106330. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2021.106330

Attribution of runoff changes in the main tributaries of the middle Yellow River, China, based on the Budyko model with a time-varying parameter

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Li, H., Shi, C, Sun, P, Zhang, Y. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Attribution of runoff changes in the main tributaries of the middle Yellow River, China, based on the Budyko model with a time-varying parameter. Catena. 206 (105557). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105557

A case study on the effects of data temporal resolution on the simulation of water flux extremes using a process-based model at the grassland field scale

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wu, L., Curceac, S., Atkinson, Peter, Milne, A. E. and Harris, P. 2021. A case study on the effects of data temporal resolution on the simulation of water flux extremes using a process-based model at the grassland field scale. Agricultural Water Management. 255, p. 107049. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2021.107049

The scope for a system-based approach to determine fine sediment targets for chalk streams

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Mondon, B., Sear, D. A., Collins, A. L., Shaw, P. J. and Sykes, T. 2021. The scope for a system-based approach to determine fine sediment targets for chalk streams . Catena. 206 (105541). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105541

The potential for colour to provide a robust alternative to high-cost sediment source fingerprinting: Assessment using eight catchments in England

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pulley, S. and Collins, A. L. 2021. The potential for colour to provide a robust alternative to high-cost sediment source fingerprinting: Assessment using eight catchments in England. Science of the Total Environment. 792 (20 Oct), p. 148416. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.148416

Distribution of rare earth elements in soils of contrasting geological and pedological settings to support human health assessment and environmental policies

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Landim, J. S. P., Da Silva, Y. J. A. B., Do Nascimento, C. W. A., Da Silva, Y. J. A. B., Nascimento, R. C., Boechat, C. L., Silva, C. M. C. A. C., De Olinda, R.A., Barbosa, R. S., Dos Santos Silva, T., Biondi, C. M. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Distribution of rare earth elements in soils of contrasting geological and pedological settings to support human health assessment and environmental policies. Environmental Geochemistry And Health. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10653-021-00993-0

Can agri-environment initiatives control sediment loss in the context of extreme winter rainfall?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pulley, S. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Can agri-environment initiatives control sediment loss in the context of extreme winter rainfall? Journal of Cleaner Production. 311, p. 127593. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.127593

Baseline and business-as-usual (BAU) agricultural footprints for major farm types across England

N - Datasets
Zhang, Y. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Baseline and business-as-usual (BAU) agricultural footprints for major farm types across England. Rothamsted Research. https://doi.org/10.23637/rothamsted.98497

Modelling the Interactions of Soils, Climate, and Management for Grass Production in England and Wales

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Giannitsopoulos, M. L., Burgess, P. J., Richter, G. M., Bell, M. J., Topp, C. F. E., Ingram, J. and Takahashi, T. 2021. Modelling the Interactions of Soils, Climate, and Management for Grass Production in England and Wales. Agronomy. 11 (4), p. 677. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy11040677

Optimising storage conditions and processing of sheep urine prior to subsequent nitrogen-cycle and gaseous emission measurements from urine patches

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Charteris, A., Marsden, K. A., Evans, J., Barrat, H., Loick, N., Jones, D. L., Chadwick, D. R. and Cardenas, L. M. 2021. Optimising storage conditions and processing of sheep urine prior to subsequent nitrogen-cycle and gaseous emission measurements from urine patches. Scientific Reports. 11, p. 12116. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-91498-4

Late Quaternary evolution of a lowland anastomosing river system: Geological-topographic inheritance, non-uniformity and implications for biodiversity and management

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Brown, A. G., Rhodes, E. J., Davis, S., Zhang, Y., Pears, B., Whitehouse, N. J., Bradley, C., Bennett, J., Schwenninger, J-L., Firth, A., Firth, E., Hughes, P. and Walling, D. 2021. Late Quaternary evolution of a lowland anastomosing river system: Geological-topographic inheritance, non-uniformity and implications for biodiversity and management. Quaternary Science Reviews. 260, p. 106929. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2021.106929

Deposition and erosion behaviour of cohesive sediments in the upper River Taw observatory, southwest UK: Implications for management and modelling

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Stone, M, Krishnappan, B. G., Granger, S. J., Upadhayay, H., Zhang, Y., Chivers, C., Decent, Q. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Deposition and erosion behaviour of cohesive sediments in the upper River Taw observatory, southwest UK: Implications for management and modelling. Journal of Hydrology. 598 (126145). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2021.126145

Within-field spatial variability of greenhouse gas fluxes from an extensive and intensive sheep-grazed pasture

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Charteris, A. F., Harris, P., Marsden, K. A., Harris, I. M., Guo, Z., Beaumont, D. A., Taylor, H., Sanfratello, G., Jones, D. L., Johnson, S. C. M., Whelan, M. J., Howden, N., Sint, H. M., Chadwick, D. R. and Cardenas, L. M. 2021. Within-field spatial variability of greenhouse gas fluxes from an extensive and intensive sheep-grazed pasture. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 312, p. 107355. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2021.107355

Spatial modelling of soil salinity: deep or shallow learning models?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Mohammadifar, A., Gholami, H., Golzari, S. and Collins, A. L. 2021. Spatial modelling of soil salinity: deep or shallow learning models? Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 28, pp. 39432-39450. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-021-13503-7