Deborah Beaumont

NameDeborah Beaumont
Email addressdeborah.beaumont@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentSustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke
Research clusterSAS-NW: Atmospheric Emissions and Mitigation
Preferred citationBeaumont, D. A.
OfficeNorth Wyke

Research outputs

Creating productive diverse grassland for multi-ecosystem services: an example of agri-environment schemes policies driven by science in United Kingdom

Beaumont, D. A., Griffith, B. A., Dunn, R. M., Orr, R. J., Rivero-Viera, J., Woodcock, B., Pywell, R. and Tallowin, J. R. B. 2018. Creating productive diverse grassland for multi-ecosystem services: an example of agri-environment schemes policies driven by science in United Kingdom. Agro Sur. 46 (2), pp. 3-5.

The Importance of Sustained Grassland and Environmental Research: A Case Study From North Wyke Research Station, UK, 1982–2017

Blackwell, M. S. A., Jarvis, S. C., Wilkins, R. J., Beaumont, D. A., Cardenas, L. M., Chadwick, D. R., Collins, A. L., Dungait, J. A. J., Gibb, M. J., Hopkins, A., Lee, M. R. F., Misselbrook, T. H., Murray, P. J. and Tallowin, J. R. B. 2018. The Importance of Sustained Grassland and Environmental Research: A Case Study From North Wyke Research Station, UK, 1982–2017. in: Sparks, D. L. (ed.) Advances in Agronomy. Volume 149 Elsevier. pp. 161-235

Effect of long‐term drainage on plant community, soil carbon and nitrogen contents and stable isotopic (δ13C, δ15N) composition of a permanent grassland

Harris, P., Bol, R., Evans, J., Hawkins, J. M. B., Dixon, E. R., Wolf, K., Dungait, J. A. J., Griffith, B. A., Herbst, M., Dhanoa, M. S., Beaumont, D. A., Dunn, R. M. and Weisenberg, G. L. B. 2018. Effect of long‐term drainage on plant community, soil carbon and nitrogen contents and stable isotopic (δ13C, δ15N) composition of a permanent grassland. European Journal Of Soil Science. 69 (1), pp. 48-68.

Can diverse forage mixtures optimise ruminant animal production, resilience and environmental impact?

Beaumont, D. A., Dittmann, M. T., Humphries, D. J., Hunt, J. J., Jones, H. E., Saunders, K. J., Wu, L., Misselbrook, T. H. and Reynolds, C. K. 2017. Can diverse forage mixtures optimise ruminant animal production, resilience and environmental impact? In: Grassland resources for extensive farming systems in marginal lands: major drivers and future scenarios, 19th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation, 7-10th May, Sardinia, Italy . European Grassland Federation (EGF). pp. 518-529

Can diverse forage mixtures optimise ruminant animal production, resilience and environmental impact?

Beaumont, D. A., Dittmann, M. T., Humphries, D. J., Reynolds, C. K., Hunt, J. J., Jones, H. E., Lukac, M., Saunders, K. J., Wu, L. and Misselbrook, T. H. 2017. Can diverse forage mixtures optimise ruminant animal production, resilience and environmental impact? Proceedings of the 19th Symposium of the European Grassland Federation, 7-10 May, Alghero, Italy.. European Grassland Federation (EGF). pp. 518-520

Plant, soil and microbial controls on grassland diversity restoration: a long-term, multi-site mesocosm experiment

Fry, E. L., Pilgrim, E. S., Tallowin, J. R. B., Smith, R. S., Mortimer, S. R., Beaumont, D. A., Simkin, J., Harris, S. J., Shiel, R. S., Quirk, H., Harrison, K. A., Lawson, C. S., Hobbs, P. J. and Bardgett, R. D. 2017. Plant, soil and microbial controls on grassland diversity restoration: a long-term, multi-site mesocosm experiment. Journal of Applied Ecology. February (Early publication), pp. 1-11.

The UK Environmental change network North Wyke the first 20 years (1993-2012)

Beaumont, D. A. 2016. The UK Environmental change network North Wyke the first 20 years (1993-2012). Lawes Agricultural Trust, (LAT) Harpenden.

UK Environmental Change Network (ECN) coarse grain vegetation data: 1993-2012

Rennie, S., Adamson, J., Anderson, R., Andrews, C., Bater, J., Bayfield, N., Beaton, K., Beaumont, D. A., Benham, S., Bowmaker, V., Britt, C., Brooker, R., Brooks, D., Brunt, J., Common, G., Cooper, R., Corbett, S., Critchley, N., Dennis, P., Dick, J., Dodd, B., Dodd, N., Donovan, N., Easter, J., Eaton, E., Flexen, M., Gardiner, A., Hamilton, D., Hargreaves, P., Hatton-Ellis, M., Howe, M., Kahl, J., Lane, M., Langan, S., Lloyd, D., McElarney, Y., McKenna, C., Mcmillan, S., Milne, F., Milne, L., Morecroft, M., Murphy, M., Nelson, A., Nicholson, H., Pallett, D., Parry, D., Pearce, I., Pozsgai, G., Rose, R., Schafer, S., Scott, T., Sherrin, L., Shortall, C. R., Smith, R., Smith, P., Tait, R., Taylor, C., Taylor, M., Thurlow, M., Turner, A., Tyson, K., Watson, H. and Whittaker, M. 2016. UK Environmental Change Network (ECN) coarse grain vegetation data: 1993-2012. Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

UK Environmental Change Network (ECN) baseline vegetation data: 1991-2000

Rennie, S., Adamson, J., Anderson, R., Andrews, C., Bater, J., Bayfield, N., Beaton, K., Beaumont, D. A., Benham, S., Bowmaker, V., Britt, C., Brooker, R., Brooks, D., Brunt, J., Common, G., Cooper, R., Corbett, S., Critchley, N., Dennis, P., Dick, J., Dodd, B., Dodd, N., Donovan, N., Easter, J., Eaton, E., Flexen, M., Gardiner, A., Hamilton, D., Hargreaves, P., Hatton-Ellis, M., Howe, M., Kahl, J., Lane, M., Langan, S., Lloyd, D., McElarney, Y., McKenna, C., Mcmillan, S., Milne, F., Milne, L., Morecroft, M., Murphy, M., Nelson, A., Nicholson, H., Pallett, D., Parry, D., Pearce, I., Pozsgai, G., Rose, R., Schafer, S., Scott, T., Sherrin, L., Shortall, C. R., Smith, R., Smith, P., Tait, R., Taylor, C., Taylor, M., Thurlow, M., Turner, A., Tyson, K., Watson, H. and Whittaker, M. 2016. UK Environmental Change Network (ECN) baseline vegetation data: 1991-2000. Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

Evidence for increases in vegetation species richness across UK Environmental Change Network sites linked to changes in air pollution and weather patterns

Rose, R., Monteith, D. T., Henrys, P., Smart, S., Wood, C., Morecroft, M., Andrews, C., Beaumont, D. A., Benham, S., Bowmaker, V., Corbett, S., Dick, J., Dodd, B., Dodd, N., Flexen, M., McKenna, C., Mcmillan, S., Pallett, D., Rennie, S., Schafer, S., Scott, T., Sherrin, L., Turner, A. and Watson, H. 2016. Evidence for increases in vegetation species richness across UK Environmental Change Network sites linked to changes in air pollution and weather patterns. Ecological Indicators. 68, pp. 52-62.

Trends and variability in weather and atmospheric deposition at UK Environmental Change Network sites (1993-2012)

Monteith, D. T., Henrys, P., Banin, L., Smith, R. E. N., Morecroft, M., Scott, T., Andrews, C., Beaumont, D. A., Benham, S., Bowmaker, V., Corbett, S., Dick, J., Dodd, B., Dodd, N., McKenna, C., Mcmillan, S., Pallett, D., Pereira, M. G., Poskitt, J., Rennie, S., Rose, R., Schafer, S., Sherrin, L., Tang, S., Turner, A. and Watson, H. 2016. Trends and variability in weather and atmospheric deposition at UK Environmental Change Network sites (1993-2012). Ecological Indicators. 68, pp. 21-35.

Analysis of temporal change in delivery of ecosystem services over 20 years at long term monitoring sites of the UK Environmental Change Network

Dick, J., Andrews, C., Beaumont, D. A., Benham, S., Dodd, N., Pallett, D., Rose, R., Scott, T., Smith, R. E. N., Schafer, S. M., Turner, A. and Watson, H. 2016. Analysis of temporal change in delivery of ecosystem services over 20 years at long term monitoring sites of the UK Environmental Change Network. Ecological Indicators. 68 (September), pp. 115-125.

Long term drainage alters plant biodiversity and soil C- and N-storage

Wolf, K., Bol, R., Dungait, J. A. J., Dixon, E. R., Dhanoa, D., Beaumont, D. A. and Wiesenberg, G. L. B. 2012. Long term drainage alters plant biodiversity and soil C- and N-storage. European Geosciences Union. pp. 13952

Floodplain wetland biota in the Murray-Darling Basin: Water and habitat requirements

Beaumont, D. A. 2012. Floodplain wetland biota in the Murray-Darling Basin: Water and habitat requirements. River Research and Applications. 28 (8), pp. 1322-1322.

Plant-soil interactions and grassland diversity restoration

Bardgett, R. D., Smith, R. S., Shiel, R. S., Tallowin, J. R. B., Mortimer, S. R., Brown, V. K., Pilgrim, E. S., Millward, D., Lawson, C., Harrison, K. A., Edwards, A. E., Hobbs, P. J., Sanderson, R., Harris, S. J., Beaumont, D. A., Murray, A. M., Wright, D. G. and Quirk, H. 2012. Plant-soil interactions and grassland diversity restoration. Restoring diverse grassland: what can be achieved where, and what will it do for us? Aspects of Applied Biology 115 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 31-34

Negative impact of facilitator plant species on floral diversity

Beaumont, D. A., Tallowin, J. R. B., Dunn, R. M., Pilgrim, E. S. and Bardgett, R. D. 2012. Negative impact of facilitator plant species on floral diversity. Restoring diverse grassland: what can be achieved where, and what will it do for us? Aspects of Applied Biology 115 . Association of Applied Biologists (AAB) Wellesbourne Warwick . pp. 157-163

Large carabid beetle declines in a United Kingdom monitoring network increases evidence for a widespread loss in insect biodiversity

Brooks, D. R., Bater, J., Clark, S. J., Monteith, D. T., Andrews, C., Corbett, S. J., Beaumont, D. A. and Chapman, J. W. 2012. Large carabid beetle declines in a United Kingdom monitoring network increases evidence for a widespread loss in insect biodiversity. Journal of Applied Ecology. 49 (5), pp. 1009-1019.

A comparison of ecosystem services delivered by 11 long-term monitoring sites in the UK environmental change network

Dick, J., Andrews, C., Beaumont, D. A., Benham, S., Brooks, D. R., Corbett, S., Lloyd, D., Mcmillan, S., Monteith, D. T., Pilgrim, E. S., Rose, R., Scott, T., Scott, A., Smith, R. I., Taylor, C., Taylor, M., Turner, A. and Watson, H. 2011. A comparison of ecosystem services delivered by 11 long-term monitoring sites in the UK environmental change network. Environmetrics. 22 (5), pp. 639-648.

Learning how to model ecosystem trade-offs at the farm scale

Pilgrim, E. S., Macleod, C. J. A., Beaumont, D. A., Blackwell, M. S. A., Bol, R., Del Prado, A., Griffith, B. A., Orr, R. J., Shepherd, A., Wu, L. and Firbank, L. G. 2010. Learning how to model ecosystem trade-offs at the farm scale. Yang, W., Filatova, T., Rizzoli, A., Voinov, A. A. and Swayne, D. A. (ed.) Proceedings International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs) 2010 International Congress on Environmental Modelling and Software Modelling for Environment's Sake, Ottawa, 5-8 July 2010 . IEMSS. pp. 8pp

The UK Environmental Change Network: emerging trends in the composition of plant and animal communities and the physical environment

Morecroft, M. D., Bealey, C. E., Beaumont, D. A., Benham, S., Brooks, D. R., Burt, T. P., Critchley, C. N. R., Dick, J., Littlewood, N. A., Monteith, D. T., Scott, W. A., Smith, R. I., Walmsley, C. and Watson, H. 2009. The UK Environmental Change Network: emerging trends in the composition of plant and animal communities and the physical environment. Biological Conservation. 142 (12), pp. 2814-2832.

Towards a national research facility at North Wyke

Beaumont, D. A., Hatch, D. J., Bol. R., Murray, P. J. and Firbank, L. G. 2008. Towards a national research facility at North Wyke. Crighton, K. and Audsley, R. (ed.) Agriculture and the environment VII: Land management in a changing environment: proceedings of the SAC and SEPA Biennial Conference.. pp. 202

Establishing links between floral diversity and soil phosphorus availability over a range of different grasslands

Pilgrim, E. S., Smith, R. S., Bardgett, R. D., Mortimer, S. R., Beaumont, D. A., Millward, D., Lawson, C., Harrison, K. A., Edwards, A. E. and Quirk, H. 2007. Establishing links between floral diversity and soil phosphorus availability over a range of different grasslands. Hopkins, J. J., Duncan, A. J., McCracken, D. I., Peel, S. and Tallowin, J. R. B. (ed.) 'High Value Grassland: providing biodiversity, a clean environment and premium products': Proceedings BGS/BES/BSAS Conference, Keele University, Staffs, 17-19 April 2007. British Grassland Society Occasional Symposium, 38.

Diversification of grassland through manipulation of plant-soil interactions: The DIGFOR experiment

Bardgett, R. D., Smith, R. S., Shiel, R. S., Mortimer, S. R., Brown, V. K., Pilgrim, E. S., Millward, D., Lawson, C., Harrison, K. A., Edwards, A. E., Hobbs, P. J., Sanderson, R., Harris, S. J., Beaumont, D. A., Murray, A. M. and Quirk, H. 2007. Diversification of grassland through manipulation of plant-soil interactions: The DIGFOR experiment. Hopkins, J. J., Duncan, A. J., McCracken, D. I., Peel, S. and Tallowin, J. R. B. (ed.) 'High Value Grassland: providing biodiversity, a clean environment and premium products': Proceedings BGS/BES/BSAS Conference, Keele University, Staffs, 17-19 April 2007. British Grassland Society Occasional Symposium, 38. pp. 123-128

"Ken's meadow update"

Hatch, D. J., Clegg, C. D. and Beaumont, D. A. 2007. "Ken's meadow update".

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