Steve Granger

NameSteve Granger
Job titlePostdoctoral Research Scientist -Soil and Water Science
Email addresssteve.granger@rothamsted.ac.uk
DepartmentSustainable Agriculture Sciences North Wyke
Research clusterSAS-NW: Environment Systems and Modelling
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0183-0244
Preferred citationGranger, S. J.
OfficeNorth Wyke

Research outputs

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

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

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

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

Experimental Investigation of Erosion Characteristics of Fine-Grained Cohesive Sediments

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 (9), pp. 703-710. https://doi.org/10.1002/rcm.8092

Organic phosphorus in the terrestrial environment: a perspective on the state of the art and future priorities

George, T. S., Giles, C. D., Menezes-Blackburn, D., Condron, L. M., Gama-Rodrigues, A. C., Jaisi, D., Lang, F., Neal, A. L., Stutter, M. I., Almeida, D. S., Bol, R., Cabugoa, K. G., Celi, L., Cotner, J. B., Feng, G., Goll, D. S., Hallama, M., Krueger, J., Plassard, C., Rosling, A., Darch, T., Fraser, T., Giesler, R., Richardson, A. E., Tamburini, F., Shand, C. A., Lumsdon, D. G., Zhang, H., Blackwell, M. S. A., Wearing, C., Mezeli, M. M., Almas, A. R., Audette, Y., Bertrand, I., Beyhaut, E., Boitt, G., Bradshaw, N., Brearley, C. A., Bruulsema, T. W., Ciais, P., Cozzolino, V., Duran, P. C., Mora, M. L., De Menezes, A. B., Dodd, R. J., Dunfield, K., Engl, C., Frazao, P. C., Garland, G., Gonzalez Jimenez, J. L., Graca, J., Granger, S. J., Harrison, A. F., Heuck, C., Hou, E. Q., Johnes, P. J., Kaiser, K., Kjaer, H. A., Klumpp, E., Lamb, A. L., Macintosh, K .A., Mackay, E. B., McGrath, J., McIntryre, C., McLaren, T., Meszaros, E., Missong, A., Mooshammer, M., Negron, C. P., Nelson, L. A., Pfahler, V., Poblete-Grant, P., Randall, M., Seguel, A., Seth, K., Smith , A. C., Smits, M. M., Sobaro, J. A., Spohn, M., Tawaraya, K., Tibbett, M., Voroney, P., Wallander, H., Wang, L., Wasaki, J. and Haygarth, P. M. 2018. Organic phosphorus in the terrestrial environment: a perspective on the state of the art and future priorities. Plant and Soil. 427 (1-2), pp. 191-208. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-017-3391-x

Elemental Composition of Natural Nanoparticles and Fine Colloids in European Forest Stream Waters and Their Role as Phosphorus Carriers

Gottselig, N., Amelung, W., Kirchner, J. W., Bol, R., Eugster, W., Granger, S. J., Hernández-Crespo, C., Herrmann, F., Keizer, J. J., Korkiakoski, M., Laudon, H., Lehner, I., Löfgren, S., Lohila, A., Macleod, C. J. A., Mölder, M., Müller, C., Nasta, P., Nischwitz, V., Paul-Limoges, E., Pierret, M. C., Pilegaard, K., Romano, N., Sebastià, M. T., Stähli, M., Voltz, M., Vereecken, H., Siemens, J. and Klumpp, E. 2017. Elemental Composition of Natural Nanoparticles and Fine Colloids in European Forest Stream Waters and Their Role as Phosphorus Carriers. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 31 (10), pp. 1592-1607. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017GB005657

The oxygen isotopic composition of phosphate in river water and its potential sources in the Upper River Taw catchment, UK

Granger, S. J., Heaton, T. H. E., Pfahler, V., Blackwell, M. S. A., Yuan, H-M. and Collins, A. L. 2017. The oxygen isotopic composition of phosphate in river water and its potential sources in the Upper River Taw catchment, UK. Science of the Total Environment. 574 (1 January), pp. 680-690. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.09.007

Phosphate stable oxygen isotope variability within a temperate agricultural soil

Granger, S. J., Harris, P., Peukert, S., Guo, R., Tamburini, F., Blackwell, M. S. A., Howden, N. J. K. and McGrath, S. P. 2017. Phosphate stable oxygen isotope variability within a temperate agricultural soil. Geoderma. 285 (1 January), pp. 64-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2016.09.020

Using 31P-NMR to investigate dynamics of soil phosphorus compounds in the Rothamsted Long Term Experiments

Blackwell, M. S. A., Turner, B., Granger, S. J., Hooper, A. M., Darch, T., Hawkins, J. M. B., Yuan, H. and McGrath, S. P. 2015. Using 31P-NMR to investigate dynamics of soil phosphorus compounds in the Rothamsted Long Term Experiments. EGU.

Changes in wheat root morphology under different phosphorus fertiliser supply rates

Blackwell, M. S. A., Yuan, H., McGrath, S. P., Granger, S. J., Hawkins, J. M. B., Dunham, S. J., Hooper, A. M., George, T. and Shen, J. 2014. Changes in wheat root morphology under different phosphorus fertiliser supply rates. Abstracts 5th Conference on Phosphorus in Soils and Plants, Montpellier, 26-29 August 2014 . pp. P242

Quantifying the spatial variability of soil physical and chemical properties in relation to mitigation of diffuse water pollution

Glendell, M., Granger, S. J., Bol, R. and Brazier, R. E. 2014. Quantifying the spatial variability of soil physical and chemical properties in relation to mitigation of diffuse water pollution. Geoderma. 214-215, pp. 25-41. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2013.10.008

A novel application of natural fluorescence to understand the sources and transport pathways of pollutants from livestock farming in small headwater catchments

Old, G. H., Naden, P. S., Granger, S. J., Bilotta, G. S., Brazier, R. E., Macleod, C. J. A., Krueger, T., Bol, R., Hawkins, J. M. B., Haygarth, P. M. and Freer, J. 2012. A novel application of natural fluorescence to understand the sources and transport pathways of pollutants from livestock farming in small headwater catchments. Science of the Total Environment. 417-418, pp. 169-182. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.12.013

Multi-scale approaches to investigating C dynamics in grassland systems

Dungait, J. A. J., Bol, R., Murray, P. J., Dixon, E. R., Granger, S. J., Crotty, F. V., Hirsch, P. R., Evershed, R. and Goulding, K. W. T. 2011. Multi-scale approaches to investigating C dynamics in grassland systems. Abstracts AGU Fall Meeting 2011, San Francisco, 5-9 December 2011 .

Using artificial fluorescent particles as tracers of livestock wastes within an agricultural catchment

Granger, S. J., Bol, R., Hawkins, J. M. B., White, S. M., Naden, P. S., Old, G. H., Marsh, J. K., Bilotta, G. S., Brazier, R. E., Macleod, C. J. A. and Haygarth, P. M. 2011. Using artificial fluorescent particles as tracers of livestock wastes within an agricultural catchment. Science of the Total Environment. 409, pp. 1095-1103. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.12.005

Modern isotopic methods to investigate the fate and provenance of C sequestered into soils from livestock derived organic matter

Dungait, J. A. J., Bol, R., Bull, I. D., Chadwick, D., Amelung, W., Granger, S. J. and Evershed, R. P. 2010. Modern isotopic methods to investigate the fate and provenance of C sequestered into soils from livestock derived organic matter. Abstracts 19th World Congress of Soil Science: Soil Solutions for a Changing World, Brisbane, 1-6 August 2010 . pp. 11-12

Dispersal of soil-dwelling clover root weevil (Sitona lepidus Gyllenhal, Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larvae in mixed plant communities

Murray, P. J., Gregory, P. J., Granger, S. J., Headon, D. M. and Johnson, S. N. 2010. Dispersal of soil-dwelling clover root weevil (Sitona lepidus Gyllenhal, Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larvae in mixed plant communities. Applied Soil Ecology. 46, pp. 422-425. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apsoil.2010.09.008

Assessing multiple novel tracers to improve the understanding of the contribution of agricultural farm waste to diffuse water pollution

Granger, S. J., Bol, R., Dixon, E. R., Naden, P. S., Old, G. H., Marsh, J. K., Bilotta, G., Brazier, R., White, S. M. and Haygarth, P. M. 2010. Assessing multiple novel tracers to improve the understanding of the contribution of agricultural farm waste to diffuse water pollution. Journal of Environmental Monitoring. 12, pp. 1159-1169. https://doi.org/10.1039/b915929k

Assessment of natural fluorescence as a tracer of diffuse agricultural pollution from slurry spreading on intensely-farmed grasslands

Naden, P. S., Old, G. H., Eliot-Laize, C., Granger, S. J., Hawkins, J. M. B., Bol, R. and Haygarth, P. M. 2010. Assessment of natural fluorescence as a tracer of diffuse agricultural pollution from slurry spreading on intensely-farmed grasslands. Water Research. 44, pp. 1701-1712. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2009.11.038

The hydrological response of heavy clay grassland soils to rainfall in south-west England using delta2H

Granger, S. J., Bol, R., Meier-Augenstein, W., Leng, M. J., Kemp, H. F., Heaton, T. H. E. and White, S. M. 2010. The hydrological response of heavy clay grassland soils to rainfall in south-west England using delta2H. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 24, pp. 475-482. https://doi.org/10.1002/rcm.4281

Applications of stable isotope ratio mass spectrometry in cattle dung carbon cycling studies

Dungait, J. A. J., Bol, R., Lopez-Capel, E., Bull, I. D., Chadwick, D. R., Amelung, W., Granger, S. J., Manning, D. A. C. and Evershed, R. P. 2010. Applications of stable isotope ratio mass spectrometry in cattle dung carbon cycling studies. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 24, pp. 495-500. https://doi.org/10.1002/rcm.4332

Towards a holistic classification of diffuse agricultural water pollution from intensively managed grasslands on heavy soils

Granger, S. J., Bol, R., Anthony, S., Owens, P. N., White, S. M. and Haygarth, P. M. 2010. Towards a holistic classification of diffuse agricultural water pollution from intensively managed grasslands on heavy soils. Advances in Agronomy. 105, pp. 83-115. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0065-2113(10)05003-0

High temporal resolution monitoring of multiple pollutant responses in drainage from an intensively managed grassland catchment caused by a summer storm

Granger, S. J., Hawkins, J. M. B., Bol, R., White, S. M., Naden, P., Old, G., Bilotta, G. S., Brazier, R. E., Macleod, C. J. A. and Haygarth, P. M. 2010. High temporal resolution monitoring of multiple pollutant responses in drainage from an intensively managed grassland catchment caused by a summer storm. Water Air And Soil Pollution. 205, pp. 377-393. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11270-009-0083-z

Temporal dynamics of a 13CO2 pulse in grassland mesocosms

Murray, P. J., Brown, V. K., Gange, A. C., Granger, S. J., Headon, D. M., Symondson, W. O. C. and Fountain, M. T. 2009. Temporal dynamics of a 13CO2 pulse in grassland mesocosms. Abstracts Stable Isotope Mass-Spectrometry User Group (SIMSUG) Meeting, Glasgow, 14-15 January 2009 .

Using delta15N and delta18O to evaluate the sources and pathways of NO3 in rainfall event discharge from drained agricultural grassland lysimeters at high temporal resolutions

Granger, S. J., Heaton, T. H. E., Bol, R., Bilotta, G. S., Butler, P., Haygarth, P. M. and Owens, P. N. 2008. Using delta15N and delta18O to evaluate the sources and pathways of NO3 in rainfall event discharge from drained agricultural grassland lysimeters at high temporal resolutions. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 22, pp. 1681-1689. https://doi.org/10.1002/rcm.3505

Rethinking the contribution of drained and undrained grasslands to sediment-related water quality problems

Bilotta, G. S., Brazier, R. E., Haygarth, P. M., Macleod, C. J. A., Butler, P., Granger, S. J., Krueger, T., Freer, J. and Quinton, J. 2008. Rethinking the contribution of drained and undrained grasslands to sediment-related water quality problems. Journal of Environmental Quality. 37, pp. 906-914. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2007.0457

Understanding the pathways and dynamics of agricultural diffuse pollution from intensively farmed grassland: the application of natural and artificial tracing techniques

Old, G. H., Naden, P. S., Granger, S. J., Bol, R., Butler, P. J., Marsh, J., Owens, P. N., Smith, B. P. G., Macleod, C. J., Bilotta, G. S., Brazier, R. E. and Haygarth, P. M. 2007. Understanding the pathways and dynamics of agricultural diffuse pollution from intensively farmed grassland: the application of natural and artificial tracing techniques. 5th International Phosphorus Workshop (IPW5), Silkeborg, Denmark, 3-7 September 2007. pp. 201-204

Data availability and model identification in the case of sediment and phosphorus transfer at the plot scale

Krueger, T., Quinton, J. N., Freer, J., Macleod, C. J. A., Bilotta, G. S., Brazier, R. E., Butler, P., Granger, S. J. and Haygarth, P. M. 2007. Data availability and model identification in the case of sediment and phosphorus transfer at the plot scale. European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2007, Vienna, Austria, 16-20 April 2007.

Phosphorus and sediment export from drained and undrained intensively managed grasslands

Bilotta, G. S., Brazier, R. E., Butler, P. J., Freer, J., Granger, S. J., Haygarth, P. M., Krueger, T., Macleod, C. J. A. and Quinton, J. N. 2007. Phosphorus and sediment export from drained and undrained intensively managed grasslands. 5th International Phosphorus Workshop (IPW5), Silkeborg, Denmark, 3-7 September 2007.

Inferring processes of sediment and phosphorus transfer from replicated, intensive grassland plots

Krueger, T., Quinton, J. N., Freer, J., Macleod, C. J. A., Bilotta, G. S., Brazier, R. E., Butler, P. J., Granger, S. J. and Haygarth, P. M. 2007. Inferring processes of sediment and phosphorus transfer from replicated, intensive grassland plots. 5th International Phosphorus Workshop (IPW5), Silkeborg, Denmark, 3-7 September 2007.

Grasslands, sediment, colloids and phosphorus: an interdisciplinary team approach with the 'GrasP' project

Macleod, C. J. A., Bilotta, G. S., Bol, R., Brazier, R. E., Butler, P. J., Freer, J., Gimbert, L. J., Granger, S. J., Hawkins, J. M. B., Krueger, T., Naden, P. S., Old, G., Quinton, J. N., Worsfold. P. and Haygarth, P. M. 2007. Grasslands, sediment, colloids and phosphorus: an interdisciplinary team approach with the 'GrasP' project. Heckrath, G., Rubaek, G. H. and Kronvang, B. (ed.) Diffuse Phosphorus Loss: Risk Assessment, Mitigation Options and Ecological Effects in River Basins. 5th International Phosphorus Workshop (IPW5), Silkeborg, Denmark, 3-7 September 2007. pp. 193-196

Understanding the sources and pathways of nitrate in drainage derived from intensively managed grasslands

Granger, S. J., Bilotta, G., Bol, R., Heaton, T., Owens, P. and Butler, P. J. 2007. Understanding the sources and pathways of nitrate in drainage derived from intensively managed grasslands. Annual meeting of the Stable Isotope Mass Spectrometry User Group (SIMSUG), Newcastle University, 20-22 June 2007.

Variability in a replicated plot experiment on erosion of intensively managed grassland soil

Krueger, T., Bilotta, G. S., Brazier, R. E., Quinton, J. N., Freer, J. N., Macleod, C. J. A., Butler, P. J., Granger, S. J. and Haygarth, P. M. 2007. Variability in a replicated plot experiment on erosion of intensively managed grassland soil. European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2007, Vienna, Austria, 16-20 April 2007.

Processes affecting transfer of sediment and colloids, with associated phosphorus, from intensively farmed grasslands: tracing sediment and organic matter

Granger, S. J., Bol, R., Butler, P. J., Haygarth, P. M., Naden, P., Old, G., Owens, P. N. and Smith, B. 2007. Processes affecting transfer of sediment and colloids, with associated phosphorus, from intensively farmed grasslands: tracing sediment and organic matter. Hydrological Processes. 21 (3), pp. 417-422. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.6597

Fluorescent tracing of slurry to headwater streams

Naden, P., Old, G., Granger, S. J., Butler, P. J., Bilotta, G. S., Brazier, R. E., Bol, R., Haygarth, P. M. and Macleod, C. J. A. 2006. Fluorescent tracing of slurry to headwater streams. British Hydrological Society Fluoronet Meeting, Birmingham, October 2006.

A measure-centric approach to diffuse pollution modelling and cost curve analysis of mitigation measures

Chadwick, D. R., Chambers, B. J., Anthony, S. G., Granger, S. J., Haygarth, P. M., Harris, D. and Smith, K. A. 2006. A measure-centric approach to diffuse pollution modelling and cost curve analysis of mitigation measures. Agriculture and the Environment VI - managing Rural Diffuse Pollution. Proceedings of the SAC and Biennial Conference, Edinburgh, 5-6 April 2006. pp. 93-99

Phosphorus, sediment and colloid transfers from grasslands

Freer, J., Bilotta, G. S., Bol, R., Brazier, R., Butler, P. J., Gimbert, L. J., Granger, S. J., Haygarth, P. M., Krueger, T., Macleod, C. J., Naden, P., Old, G., Quinton, J. N., Smith, B. and Worsfold, P. 2006. Phosphorus, sediment and colloid transfers from grasslands. The GRASP project. Second International Conference on Natural Aquatic Colloids and Nanoparticles, University of Plymouth, 13-14 September 2006.

Phosphorus, sediment and colloid transfers from grasslands

Freer, J., Bilotta, G. S., Bol, R., Brazier, R., Butler, P. J., Gimbert, L. J., Granger, S. J., Haygarth, P. M., Krueger, T., Macleod, C. J., Naden, P., Old, G., Quinton, J. N., Smith, B. and Worsfold, P. 2006. Phosphorus, sediment and colloid transfers from grasslands. The GRASP project. European Geosciences Union, General Assembly 2006, Vienna, Austria, 2-7 April 2006.

Processes affecting transfer of sediment and colloids, with associated phosphorus, from intensively farmed grasslands: an overview of key issues

Haygarth, P. M., Bilotta, G. S., Bol, R., Brazier, R. E., Butler, P. J., Freer, J., Gimbert, L. J., Granger, S. J., Krueger, T., Macleod, C. J. A., Naden, P., Old, G., Quinton, J. N., Smith, B. and Worsfold, P. 2006. Processes affecting transfer of sediment and colloids, with associated phosphorus, from intensively farmed grasslands: an overview of key issues. Hydrological Processes. 20 (20), pp. 4407-4413. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.6598

Cost-Cube: A measure centric model for characterisation of diffuse pollution

Anthony, S. G., Chadwick, D. R., Granger, S. J., Haygarth, P. M., Harris, D., Chambers, B. J. and Smith, K. A. 2005. Cost-Cube: A measure centric model for characterisation of diffuse pollution. 'N management in agrosystems in relation to the Water Framework Directive', 14th N-Workshop, Maastricht, Netherlands, 24-26 October 2005.

A conceptual model for the characterisation of diffuse pollutants

Granger, S. J., Haygarth, P. M., Chadwick, D. R., Smith, K. A., Anthony, S. G., Chambers, B. J. and Harris, D. 2004. A conceptual model for the characterisation of diffuse pollutants. IWA (International Water Association) 8th International Conference on Diffuse/Nonpoint Pollution, Kyoto, Japan, 24-29 October 2004.

Transformations of nitrogen at the interface between the topsoil and an impervious clay subsoil

Murray, P. J., Hatch, D. J., Dixon, E. R., Granger, S. J., O'Prey, C., Stevens, R. J., Laughlin, R. J. and Jarvis, S. C. 2004. Transformations of nitrogen at the interface between the topsoil and an impervious clay subsoil. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution: Focus. 4 (6), pp. 45-52. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11267-005-3012-1

N transformations at a sub-surface clay interface: a study using undisturbed, in situ soil lysimeters

Murray, P. J., Dixon, E. R., Hatch, D. J., Granger, S. J. and Laughlin, R. 2003. N transformations at a sub-surface clay interface: a study using undisturbed, in situ soil lysimeters. Abstracts 12th N Workshop, Controlling N flows and losses, Exeter, Devon, UK, 21-24 September 2003.

Using a system of undisturbed, in situ soil lysimeters to determine nitrogen transformations in a sub-surface clay interface

Dixon, E. R., Ordonez Gaete, C. I., Granger, S. J., Hatch, D. J., Murray, P. J., O'Prey, K. and Stevens, R. J. 2003. Using a system of undisturbed, in situ soil lysimeters to determine nitrogen transformations in a sub-surface clay interface. Poster 7th British Grassland Society (BGS) Research Conference, Aberystwyth, 1-3 September 2003. pp. 57-58

Ammonia fluxes from cut swards

Granger, S. J., Ross, C. A. and Hatch, D. J. 2000. Ammonia fluxes from cut swards. Proceedings 6th British Grassland Society Research Conference, Aberdeen, 11-13 September 2000. British Grassland Society (BGS) Hurley. pp. 9-10

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