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

Outputs

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Current advisory interventions for grazing ruminant farming cannot close exceedance of modern background sediment loss – Assessment using an instrumented farm platform and modelled scaling out

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Collins, A. L., Zhang, Y., Upadhayay, H., Pulley, S., Granger, S. J., Harris, P., Sint, H. M. and Griffith, B. A. 2021. Current advisory interventions for grazing ruminant farming cannot close exceedance of modern background sediment loss – Assessment using an instrumented farm platform and modelled scaling out. Environmental Science & Policy. 116 (2021), pp. 114-127. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2020.11.004

Soil loss on the arable lands of the forest-steppe and steppe zones of European Russia and Siberia during the period of intensive agriculture

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Golosov, V. N., Collins, A. L., Dobrovolskaya, N. G., Bazhenova, O. I., Ryzhov, Y. V. and Sidorchuk, A. Y. 2021. Soil loss on the arable lands of the forest-steppe and steppe zones of European Russia and Siberia during the period of intensive agriculture . Geoderma. 381 (January), p. 114678. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114678

Predicting the growth of lettuce from soil infrared reflectance spectra: the potential for crop management

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Breure, T. S., Milne, A. E., Webster, R., Haefele, S. M., Hannam, J. A., Moreno-Rojas, S. and Corstanje, R. 2021. Predicting the growth of lettuce from soil infrared reflectance spectra: the potential for crop management. Precision Agriculture. 22, p. 226–248. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11119-020-09739-x

Modelling spatio-temporal patterns of soil carbon and greenhouse gas emissions in grazing lands: Current status and prospects

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wang, J., Li, Y., Bork, E. W., Richter, G. M., Eum, H-I., Chen, C., Shah. S. H. H. and Mezbahiddin, S. 2020. Modelling spatio-temporal patterns of soil carbon and greenhouse gas emissions in grazing lands: Current status and prospects. Science of the Total Environment. 739 (Article), p. 139092. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139092

Comparing grain size composition of inter-rill and rill-eroded sediment from cultivated hillslope soils using caesium-134 and cobalt-60 as tracers

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Greenwood, P. and Zhang, Y. 2020. Comparing grain size composition of inter-rill and rill-eroded sediment from cultivated hillslope soils using caesium-134 and cobalt-60 as tracers. Soil & Tillage Research. 198, p. 104532. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2019.104532

Mapping wind erosion hazard with regression-based machine learning algorithms

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Gholami, H., Mohammadifar, A., Bui, D.T. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Mapping wind erosion hazard with regression-based machine learning algorithms. Scientific Reports. 10, p. 20494. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-77567-0

Obtaining more benefits from crop residues as soil amendments by application as chemically heterogeneous mixtures

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Struijk, M., Whitmore, A. P., Mortimer, S. R. and Sizmur, T. 2020. Obtaining more benefits from crop residues as soil amendments by application as chemically heterogeneous mixtures. Soil. 6 (2), p. 467–481. https://doi.org/10.5194/soil-6-467-2020

Comparing Extraction Methods for Biomarker Steroid Characterisation from Soil and Slurry

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Manley, A., Collins, A. L., Joynes, A., Mellander, P. E. and Jordan, P. 2020. Comparing Extraction Methods for Biomarker Steroid Characterisation from Soil and Slurry. Water Air And Soil Pollution. 231 (10), pp. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11270-020-04871-w

Using catchment characteristics to model seasonality of dissolved organic carbon fluxes in semi-arid mountainous headwaters

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nosrati, K., Collins, A. L. and Fiener, P. 2020. Using catchment characteristics to model seasonality of dissolved organic carbon fluxes in semi-arid mountainous headwaters. Environmental Monitoring And Assessment. 192 (Article), p. 674. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-020-08626-2

Adjusting for conditional bias in process model simulations of hydrological extremes: an experiment using the North Wyke Farm Platform

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Curceac, S., Atkinson, P. M., Milne, A. E., Wu, L. and Harris, P. 2020. Adjusting for conditional bias in process model simulations of hydrological extremes: an experiment using the North Wyke Farm Platform. Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence. 3 (82). https://doi.org/10.3389/frai.2020.565859

Sediment sources, soil loss rates and sediment yields in a Karst plateau catchment in Southwest China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Cheng, Q., Wang, S., Peng, T., Cao, L., Zhang, X., Buckerfield, S. J., Zhang, Y. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Sediment sources, soil loss rates and sediment yields in a Karst plateau catchment in Southwest China. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment. 304, p. 107114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2020.107114

Source fingerprinting loess deposits in Central Asia using elemental geochemistry with Bayesian and GLUE models

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Li, Y., Gholami, H., Song, Y., Fathabadi, A., Malakooti, H. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Source fingerprinting loess deposits in Central Asia using elemental geochemistry with Bayesian and GLUE models. Catena. 194, p. 104808. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2020.104808

Influence of Geographical Effects in Hedonic Pricing Models for Grass-Fed Cattle in Uruguay

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Harris, P., Lanfanco, B., Lu, B. and Comber, A. 2020. Influence of Geographical Effects in Hedonic Pricing Models for Grass-Fed Cattle in Uruguay. Agriculture. 10, p. 299. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture10070299

Sediment source fingerprinting: benchmarking recent outputs, remaining challenges and emerging themes

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Collins, A. L., Blackwell, M. S. A., Boeckx, P., Chivers, C-A., Emelko, M., Evrad, O., Foster, I., Gellis, A., Gholami, H., Granger, S. J., Harris, P., Horowitz, A. J., Laceby, J. P., Martinez-Carreras, N., Minella, J., Mol, L., Nosrati, K., Pulley, S., Silins, U., Da Silva, Y. J., Stone, M., Tiecher, T., Upadhayay, H. and Zhang, Y. 2020. Sediment source fingerprinting: benchmarking recent outputs, remaining challenges and emerging themes. Journal of Soils and Sediments. 20, pp. 4160-4193. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-020-02755-4

Sediment loss in response to scheduled pasture ploughing and reseeding: The importance of soil moisture content in controlling risk

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pulley, S. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Sediment loss in response to scheduled pasture ploughing and reseeding: The importance of soil moisture content in controlling risk. Soil & Tillage Research. 204, p. 104746. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2020.104746

A new integrated data mining model to map spatial variation in the susceptibility of land to act as a source of aeolian dust

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Gholami, H., Mohammadifar, A., Pourghasemi, H. R. and Collins, A. L. 2020. A new integrated data mining model to map spatial variation in the susceptibility of land to act as a source of aeolian dust. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-10168-6

Using the Budyko hypothesis for detecting and attributing changes in runoff to climate and vegetation change in the soft sandstone area of the middle Yellow River basin, China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Li, H., Shi, C., Zhang, Y., Ning, T., Sun, P., Liu, X., Ma, X., Liu, W. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Using the Budyko hypothesis for detecting and attributing changes in runoff to climate and vegetation change in the soft sandstone area of the middle Yellow River basin, China . Science of the Total Environment. 703, p. 135588. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.135588

Mapping the spatial sources of atmospheric dust using GLUE and Monte Carlo simulation

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Gholami, H., Rahimi, S., Fathabadi, A., Habibi, S. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Mapping the spatial sources of atmospheric dust using GLUE and Monte Carlo simulation. Science of the Total Environment. 723, p. 138090. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138090

Satellite-derived bathymetry in optically complex waters using a model inversion approach and Sentinel-2 data

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Casal, G., Hedley, J. D., Monteys, X, Harris, P., Cahalane, C. and McCarthy, T 2020. Satellite-derived bathymetry in optically complex waters using a model inversion approach and Sentinel-2 data. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 241, p. 106814. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2020.106814

A novel ensemble computational intelligence approach for the spatial prediction of land subsidence susceptibility

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Arabameri, A., Saha, S., Roy, J., Tiefenbacher, J. P., Cerda, A., Biggs, T., Pradhan, B., Ngo, P. T. T. and Collins, A. L. 2020. A novel ensemble computational intelligence approach for the spatial prediction of land subsidence susceptibility . Science of the Total Environment. 726, p. 138595. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138595

A comparison of machine learning models for the mapping of groundwater spring potential

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Al-Fugara, A., Pourghasemi, H. R., Al-Shabeeb, A. R., Habib, M., Al-Adamat, R., Al-Amoush, H. and Collins, A. L. 2020. A comparison of machine learning models for the mapping of groundwater spring potential. Environmental Earth Sciences. 79, p. 206. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12665-020-08944-1

Spatial and Temporal Stability of Weed Patches in Cereal Fields under Direct Drilling and Harrow Tillage

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Izquierdo, J., Milne, A. E., Recasens, J., Royo-Esnal, A., Torra, J., Webster, R. and Baraibar, B. 2020. Spatial and Temporal Stability of Weed Patches in Cereal Fields under Direct Drilling and Harrow Tillage. Agronomy. 10 (4), p. 452. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10040452

Gully erosion spatial modelling - Role of machine learning algorithms in selection of the best controlling factors and modelling process

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pourghasemi, H. R., Sadhasivam, N., Kariminejad, N. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Gully erosion spatial modelling - Role of machine learning algorithms in selection of the best controlling factors and modelling process. Geoscience Frontiers. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gsf.2020.03.005

Storm dust source fingerprinting for different particle size fractions using colour and magnetic susceptibility and a Bayesian un-mixing model

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nosrati, K., Akbari-Mahdiabad, M., Ayoubi, S., Degos, E., Koubansky, A., Coquatrix, Q., Pulley, S. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Storm dust source fingerprinting for different particle size fractions using colour and magnetic susceptibility and a Bayesian un-mixing model. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 27, p. 31578–31594. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-020-09249-3

Catchment-wide variations and biogeochemical time lags in soil fatty acid carbon isotope composition for different land uses: Implications for sediment source classification

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Upadhayay, H. R., Griepentrog, M., Bode, S., Bajracharya, R. M., Cornelis, W., Collins, A. L. and Boeckx, P. 2020. Catchment-wide variations and biogeochemical time lags in soil fatty acid carbon isotope composition for different land uses: Implications for sediment source classification. Organic Geochemistry. 146, p. 104048. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.orggeochem.2020.104048

Experimental Investigation of Erosion Characteristics of Fine-Grained Cohesive Sediments

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Krishnappan, B. G., Stone, M., Granger, S. J., Upadhayay, H. R., Tang, Q., Zhang, Y. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Experimental Investigation of Erosion Characteristics of Fine-Grained Cohesive Sediments. Water. 12 (5), p. 1511. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12051511

The representation of sediment source group tracer distributions in Monte Carlo uncertainty routines for fingerprinting: An analysis of accuracy and precision using data for four contrasting catchments

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pulley, S., Collins, A. L. and Laceby, J. P. 2020. The representation of sediment source group tracer distributions in Monte Carlo uncertainty routines for fingerprinting: An analysis of accuracy and precision using data for four contrasting catchments. Hydrological Processes. 34 (11), pp. 2381-2400. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.13736

An evaluation of automated GPD threshold selection methods for hydrological extremes across different scales

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Curceac, S., Atkinson, P. M., Milne, A. E., Wu, L. and Harris, P. 2020. An evaluation of automated GPD threshold selection methods for hydrological extremes across different scales. Journal of Hydrology. 585, p. 124845. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2020.124845

Dry cropland changes in China's Three Gorges Reservoir Region during the period 1990 to 2015

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Wang, M., Tian, F., He, X., Anjum, R., Bao, Y. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Dry cropland changes in China's Three Gorges Reservoir Region during the period 1990 to 2015. Journal of Mountain Science. 17, pp. 516-527. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11629-019-5598-1

Sensitivity of source apportionment predicted by a Bayesian tracer mixing model to the inclusion of a sediment connectivity index as an informative prior: Illustration using the Kharka catchment (Nepal)

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Upadhayay, H. R., Lamichhane, S., Bajracharya, R. M., Cornelis, W., Collins, A. L. and Boeckx, P. 2020. Sensitivity of source apportionment predicted by a Bayesian tracer mixing model to the inclusion of a sediment connectivity index as an informative prior: Illustration using the Kharka catchment (Nepal). Science of the Total Environment. 713, p. 136703. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.136703

Optimizing farmyard manure and cattle slurry applications for intensively managed grasslands based on UK-DNDC model simulations

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Shah, S. H. H., Li, Y., Wang, J. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Optimizing farmyard manure and cattle slurry applications for intensively managed grasslands based on UK-DNDC model simulations. Science of the Total Environment. 714, p. 136672. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.136672

Spatial mapping of the provenance of storm dust: Application of data mining and ensemble modelling

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Gholami, G., Mohamadifar, A. and Collins, A. L. 2020. Spatial mapping of the provenance of storm dust: Application of data mining and ensemble modelling. Atmospheric Research. 233 (104716). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2019.104716

Optimizing multifunctional agroecosystems in irrigated dryland agriculture to restore soil carbon – experiments and model

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Giongo, V., Coleman, K., Da Silva Santanac, M., Monteiro Salviano, A., Olszveskid, N., Whitmore, A. P. and Richter, G. M. 2020. Optimizing multifunctional agroecosystems in irrigated dryland agriculture to restore soil carbon – experiments and model. Science of the Total Environment. p. 138072. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.138072

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. 2020. 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

Model-based optimisation of agricultural profitability and nutrient management: a practical approach for dealing with issues of scale

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Milne, A. E., Coleman, K., Todman, L. C. and Whitmore, A. P. 2020. Model-based optimisation of agricultural profitability and nutrient management: a practical approach for dealing with issues of scale. Environmental Monitoring And Assessment. 192, p. 730. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-020-08699-z

Changes of oxygen isotope values of soil P pools associated with changes in soil pH

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pfahler, V., Macdonald, A. J., Mead, A., Smith, A. C., Tamburini, F., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Granger, S. J. 2020. Changes of oxygen isotope values of soil P pools associated with changes in soil pH. Scientific Reports. 10 (2065). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-59103-2

What makes or breaks a campaign to stop an invading plant pathogen?

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Milne, A., Gottwald, T., Parnell, S. R., Alonso Chavez, V. and Vandenbosch, F. 2020. What makes or breaks a campaign to stop an invading plant pathogen? PLOS Computational Biology. 16 (2), p. e1007570. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1007570

Fingerprinting the sources of water-mobilized sediment threatening agricultural and water resource sustainability: Progress, challenges and prospects in China

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Tang, Q., Fu, B., Wen, A., Zhang, X., He, X. and Collins, A. L. 2019. Fingerprinting the sources of water-mobilized sediment threatening agricultural and water resource sustainability: Progress, challenges and prospects in China. Science China Earth Sciences. 62, pp. 2017-2030. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11430-018-9349-0

A soil quality index for evaluation of degradation under land use and soil erosion categories in a small mountainous catchment, Iran

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Nosrati, K. and Collins, A. L. 2019. A soil quality index for evaluation of degradation under land use and soil erosion categories in a small mountainous catchment, Iran. Journal of Mountain Science. 16 (11), pp. 2577-2590. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11629-019-5567-8

A rapid ammonium fluoride method to determine the oxygen isotope ratio of available phosphorus in tropical soils

A - Papers appearing in refereed journals
Pfahler, V., Bielnicka, A., Smith, A. C., Granger, S. J., Blackwell, M. S. A. and Turner, B. L. 2019. A rapid ammonium fluoride method to determine the oxygen isotope ratio of available phosphorus in tropical soils. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. https://doi.org/10.1002/rcm.8647