John Lennox Monteith

NameJohn Lennox Monteith
Job titleBiological physicist - pioneered the application of physics to biology. He was an authority in the related fields of water management for agricultural production, soil physics, micrometeorology, transpiration, and the influence of the natural environment on field crops, horticultural crops, forestry, and animal production.
Web address (URL)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Monteith
Preferred citationMonteith, J. L.

Research outputs

The exchange of trace gases between land and atmosphere

Fowler, D., Jenkinson, D. S. and Monteith, J. L. Unsworth, M. H. (ed.) 1995. The exchange of trace gases between land and atmosphere.

Sensitivity of the AFRC winter wheat model to changes in temperature and radiation

Kocabas, Z., Craigon, J., Mitchell, R. A. C., Perry, J. N. and Ross, G. J. S. 1994. Sensitivity of the AFRC winter wheat model to changes in temperature and radiation. Scott, R. K., Unsworth, M. H. and Monteith, J. L. (ed.) Resource Capture by Crops. Proceedings 52nd University of Nottingham Easter School, Nottingham, April 1992 . Nottingham, Nottingham University Press. pp. 420-423

Resource capture by arable crops

Jaggard, K. W. and Sylvester-Bradley, R. 1994. Resource capture by arable crops. in: Scott, R. K., Unsworth, M. H. and Monteith, J. L. (ed.) Resource capture by crops Nottingham University Press. pp. 279-302

Exploiting resource capture - grassland

Parsons, A. J. 1994. Exploiting resource capture - grassland. in: Monteith, J. L., Scott, R. K. and Unsworth, M. H. (ed.) Resource Capture by Crops, Proceedings of the 52nd Easter School, University of Nottingham, School in Agricultural Science, 30 March - 2 April 1992 Nottingham University Press. pp. 315-349

Howard Latimer Penman 1909-1984

Monteith, J. L. 1986. Howard Latimer Penman 1909-1984. Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society. 32 (December). https://doi.org/10.1098/rsbm.1986.0012

Heat and mass transfer within plant canopies

Legg, B. and Monteith, J. L. 1975. Heat and mass transfer within plant canopies. in: In De Vries DA and Afgan NH Heat and mass transfer in the biosphere Part 1 chapter 11 1975

A diffusive resistance porometer for field use. II. Theory, calibration and performance

Monteith, J. L. and Bull, T. A. 1970. A diffusive resistance porometer for field use. II. Theory, calibration and performance. Journal of Applied Ecology. 7 (3), pp. 623-638. https://doi.org/10.2307/2401985

A fifty-channel digital recorder for thermocouple psychrometers

Rowse, H. R. and Monteith, J. L. 1969. A fifty-channel digital recorder for thermocouple psychrometers. Journal of Physics E-Scientific Instruments. 2 (5), p. 397.

Patterns and progress of research

Monteith, J. L. 1968. Patterns and progress of research. Proceedings 1st UNESCO conference on ecosystems, Copenhagen, 1965.

Discussion of hamilton,ra

Rodgers, C. D., Shaw, E. M., Monteith, J. L. and Penman, H. L. 1968. Discussion of hamilton,ra. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 94 (400), pp. 214-&.

Local differences in the attenuation of solar radiation over Britain

Monteith, J. L. 1967. Local differences in the attenuation of solar radiation over Britain. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 93 (397), pp. 382-382. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49709339713

Radiation balance of natural and agricultural vegetation

Stanhill, G., Hofstede, G. J., Kalma, J. D., Collingb.Rh,, Grinsted, W. A. and Monteith, J. L. 1967. Radiation balance of natural and agricultural vegetation. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 93 (397), pp. 383-&. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49709339714

Reviewed Work: Environmental Measurement and Interpretation. by Robert B. Platt, John F. Griffith

Monteith, J. L. 1967. Reviewed Work: Environmental Measurement and Interpretation. by Robert B. Platt, John F. Griffith. Journal of Ecology. 55 (1), pp. 241-242. https://doi.org/10.2307/2257735

Correction

Monteith, J. L. 1967. Correction. Journal of Ecology. 55 (2), pp. 595-&.

Local differences in attenuation of solar radiation over Britain

Monteith, J. L. 1966. Local differences in attenuation of solar radiation over Britain. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 92 (392), pp. 254-262. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49709239208

Physical limitations to crop growth

Monteith, J. L. 1966. Physical limitations to crop growth. Agricultural Progress. 41, pp. 9-23.

The photosynthesis and transpiration of crops

Monteith, J. L. 1966. The photosynthesis and transpiration of crops. Experimental Agriculture. 2 (1), pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0014479700003938

Discussions of swinbank wc

Monteith, J. L., Blackwel.Mj,, Panofsky, H. A., Pasquill, F., Sibbons, J. L., Sheppard, P. A. and Swinbank, W. C. 1966. Discussions of swinbank wc. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 92 (393), pp. 416-&.

Light and crop production

Monteith, J. L. 1965. Light and crop production. Field Crop Abstracts. 18 (4), pp. 213-219.

The measurement and control of stomatal resistance in the field

Monteith, J. L., Szeicz, G. and Waggoner, P. E. 1965. The measurement and control of stomatal resistance in the field. Journal of Applied Ecology. 2 (2), pp. 345-355. https://doi.org/10.2307/2401484

Analysis of microclimate in cereals and grasses

Monteith, J. L. 1965. Analysis of microclimate in cereals and grasses. Proceedings 3rd Easter School in Agricultural Science, University of Nottingham. 12.

Analysis of the photosynthesis and respiration of field crops from vertical fluxes of carbon dioxide

Monteith, J. L. 1965. Analysis of the photosynthesis and respiration of field crops from vertical fluxes of carbon dioxide. Proceedings 1st UNESCO conference on ecosystems, Copenhagen, 1965.

Radiation and crops

Monteith, J. L. 1965. Radiation and crops. Experimental Agriculture. 1 (4), pp. 241-251. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0014479700021529

Light distribution and photosynthesis in field crops

Monteith, J. L. 1965. Light distribution and photosynthesis in field crops. Annals of Botany. 29 (1), pp. 17-37. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordjournals.aob.a083934

Discussion of houghton dm

Rowntree, P. R., Thorp, J. R. T., Brewer, A. W., Penman, H. L., Pothecar.Ij,, Craddock, J. M., Murray, R. and Monteith, J. L. 1965. Discussion of houghton dm. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 91 (390), pp. 531-&.

Discussion of horizontal transport of heat and moisture - a micrometeorological study - ne rider - jr philip - ef bradley

Sibbons, J. L. H., Monteith, J. L., Penman, H. L. and Priestle.Ch, 1965. Discussion of horizontal transport of heat and moisture - a micrometeorological study - ne rider - jr philip - ef bradley. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 91 (388), pp. 236-&.

Evaporation and environment

Monteith, J. L. 1965. Evaporation and environment. Symposia of the Society for Experimental Biology. 19, pp. 205-234.

The plant and its environment

Long, I. F., Monteith, J. L., Penman, H. L. and Szeicz, G. 1964. The plant and its environment. Meteorologische Rundschau. 17, pp. 97-101.

Tube solarimeter to measure radiation among plants

Szeicz, G., Monteith, J. L. and Dos Santos, J. M. 1964. Tube solarimeter to measure radiation among plants. Journal of Applied Ecology. 1 (1), pp. 169-174. https://doi.org/10.2307/2401596

Crop photosynthesis and the flux of carbon dioxide below the canopy

Monteith, J. L., Szeicz, G. and Yabuki, K. 1964. Crop photosynthesis and the flux of carbon dioxide below the canopy. Journal of Applied Ecology. 1 (2), pp. 321-337. https://doi.org/10.2307/2401316

The validity of solar radiation data for the british isles - reply

Monteith, J. L. 1964. The validity of solar radiation data for the british isles - reply. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 90 (383), pp. 107-107. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49709038314

Long-wave radiation from clear skies

Penman, H. L., Sheppard, P. A., Stagg, J. M., Gold, E., Monteith, J. L., Robinson, G. D. and Businger, J. A. 1964. Long-wave radiation from clear skies. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 90 (386), pp. 488-491.

Decreasing transpiration of field plants by chemical closure of stomata

Waggoner, P. E., Monteith, J. L. and Szeicz, G. 1964. Decreasing transpiration of field plants by chemical closure of stomata. Nature. 201 (491), pp. 97-98. https://doi.org/10.1038/201097b0

Gas exchange in plant communities

Monteith, J. L. 1963. Gas exchange in plant communities. in: In Environmental control of Plant Growth

Dew : facts and fallacies

Monteith, J. L. 1963. Dew : facts and fallacies. Blackwell Scientific Publications London.

The radiation balance of bare soil and vegetation - radiative temperature in the heat balance of natural surfaces

Bonacina, L. C. W., Sheppard, P. A., Ludlam, F. H., Cole, J. A. and Monteith, J. L. 1963. The radiation balance of bare soil and vegetation - radiative temperature in the heat balance of natural surfaces. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 89 (382), pp. 557-559.

Simple devices for radiation measurement and integration

Monteith, J. L. and Szeicz, G. 1962. Simple devices for radiation measurement and integration. Archiv für Meteorologie, Geophysik und Bioklimatologie, Serie B. 11 (4), pp. 491-500. https://doi.org/10.1007/bf02243157

Measurement and interpretation of carbon dioxide fluxes in the field

Monteith, J. L. 1962. Measurement and interpretation of carbon dioxide fluxes in the field. Netherlands Journal of Agricultural Science. 10, pp. 334-346.

Some aircraft observations of fluxes of solar radiation in the atmosphere

Roach, W. T., Mason, B. J., Houghton, J. T., Monteith, J. L. and Murgatroyd, R. J. 1962. Some aircraft observations of fluxes of solar radiation in the atmosphere. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 88 (376), pp. 191-192. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49708837613

Radiative temperature in the heat balance of natural surfaces

Monteith, J. L. and Szeicz, G. 1962. Radiative temperature in the heat balance of natural surfaces. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 88 (378), pp. 496-507. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49708837811

Natural convection in the earths boundary layer

Townsend, A. A., Mason, B. J., Pasquill, F., Monteith, J. L. and Robinson, G. D. 1962. Natural convection in the earths boundary layer. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 88 (378), pp. 554-555. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49708837818

An empirical method for estimating long-wave radiation exchanges in the british-isles

Monteith, J. L., Roach, W. T., Sawyer, J. S. and Loudon, A. G. 1962. An empirical method for estimating long-wave radiation exchanges in the british-isles. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 88 (376), pp. 192-193. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49708837615

Attenuation of solar radiation - a climatological study

Monteith, J. L. 1962. Attenuation of solar radiation - a climatological study. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 88 (378), pp. 508-521. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49708837812

The radiation balance of bare soil and vegetation

Monteith, J. L. and Szeicz, G. 1961. The radiation balance of bare soil and vegetation. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 87 (372), pp. 159-170. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49708737205

Measured radiative flux divergence near the ground at night - discussion

Stagg, J. M., Monteith, J. L., Stewart, K. H., Sutcliffe, R. C., Bonacina, L. C. W. and Funk, J. P. 1961. Measured radiative flux divergence near the ground at night - discussion. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 87 (373), pp. 440-442.

The flux of CO2 over a field of sugar beet - reply

Monteith, J. L. and Szeicz, G. 1961. The flux of CO2 over a field of sugar beet - reply. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 87 (371), pp. 112-113. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49708737115

An empirical method for estimating long-wave radiation exchanges in the british isles

Monteith, J. L. 1961. An empirical method for estimating long-wave radiation exchanges in the british isles. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 87 (372), pp. 171-179. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49708737206

The physics of dew

Monteith, J. L. 1960. The physics of dew. Mada.

Micrometeorology in relation to plant and animal life

Monteith, J. L. 1960. Micrometeorology in relation to plant and animal life. Proceedings Linnean Society London. 171 (1), pp. 71-82. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8312.1960.tb01199.x

The reflection of short-wave radiation by vegetation

Monteith, J. L., Hare, F. K. and Sawyer, J. S. 1960. The reflection of short-wave radiation by vegetation. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 86 (370), pp. 579-579. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49708637023

The performance of a Gunn-Bellani radiation integrator

Monteith, J. L. and Szeicz, G. 1960. The performance of a Gunn-Bellani radiation integrator. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 86 (367), pp. 91-94. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49708636709

The carbon-dioxide flux over a field of sugar beet

Monteith, J. L. and Szeicz, G. 1960. The carbon-dioxide flux over a field of sugar beet. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 86 (368), pp. 205-214. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49708636810

Solarimeter for field use

Monteith, J. L. 1959. Solarimeter for field use. Journal of Scientific Instruments. 36 (8), pp. 341-346. https://doi.org/10.1088/0950-7671/36/8/302

The reflection of short-wave radiation by vegetation

Monteith, J. L. 1959. The reflection of short-wave radiation by vegetation. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 85 (366), pp. 386-392. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49708536607

The heat balance of soil beneath crops

Monteith, J. L. 1958. The heat balance of soil beneath crops. UNESCO-Australia Symposium on Arid Zone Climatology with special reference to Microclimatology, Canberra, October 1956. UNESCO. pp. 123-128

A thermocouple method for measuring relative humidity in the range 95-100-percent

Monteith, J. L. and Owen, P. C. 1958. A thermocouple method for measuring relative humidity in the range 95-100-percent. Journal of Scientific Instruments. 35 (12), pp. 443-446. https://doi.org/10.1088/0950-7671/35/12/304

Dew

Monteith, J. L., Long, I. F., Lorch, J., Veryard, R. G., Wallington, C. E., Gold, E., Bonacina, L. C. W. and Craddock, J. M. 1958. Dew. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 84 (360), pp. 188-190. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49708436018

Climatology in arid zone research

Monteith, J. L. 1957. Climatology in arid zone research. Weather. 12 (7), pp. 203-210.

Dew

Monteith, J. L. 1957. Dew. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 83 (357), pp. 322-341. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49708335706

Evaporation at night

Monteith, J. L. 1956. Evaporation at night. Netherlands Journal of Agricultural Science. 4 (1), pp. 34-38.

The temperature profile above bare soil on clear nights

Monteith, J. L., Scorer, R. S., Gloyne, R. W., Long, I. F., Sutcliffe, R. C. and Lake, J. V. 1956. The temperature profile above bare soil on clear nights. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 82 (354), pp. 530-531.

A sensitive recording dew-balance

Jennings, E. G. and Monteith, J. L. 1954. A sensitive recording dew-balance. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 80 (344), pp. 222-226. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49708034409

Night cooling under clear skies

Monteith, J. L. 1954. Night cooling under clear skies. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 80 (345), pp. 457-458. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49708034520

Error and accuracy in thermocouple psychrometry

Monteith, J. L. 1954. Error and accuracy in thermocouple psychrometry. Proceedings of the Physical Society of London Section B. 67 (411), pp. 217-226. https://doi.org/10.1088/0370-1301/67/3/306

Some further aspects of night cooling under clear skies - discussion

Saunders, W. E., Penman, H. L., Mason, B. J., Monteith, J. L., Sutcliffe, R. C., Gold, E., Bonacina, L. C. W. and Pilsbury, R. K. 1953. Some further aspects of night cooling under clear skies - discussion. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society. 79 (341), pp. 438-441. https://doi.org/10.1002/qj.49707934120

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