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Publications for 2015

Barneze, A. S., Minet, E. P., Cerri, C. C. & Misselbrook, T. H. (2015). The effect of nitrification inhibitors on nitrous oxide emissions from cattle urine depositions to grassland under summer conditions in the UK. Chemosphere 119, 122-129. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.10 16/j.chemosphere.2014.06.002

Bayat, H., Sedaghat, A., Sinegani, A. A. S. & Gregory, A. S. (2015). Investigating the relationship between unsaturated hydraulic conductivity curve and confined compression curve. Journal of Hydrology 522, 353-368. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j .jhydrol.2014.12.050

Beniston, J. W., Shipitalo, M. J., Lal, R., Dayton, E. A.,Hopkins, D. W., Jones, F., Joynes, A. & Dungait, J. A. J. (2015). Carbon and macronutrient losses during accelerated erosion under different tillage and residue management. European Journal of Soil Science 66, 218-225. Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ejss.12205

Jin, K., Shen, J., Ashton, R. W., White, R. P., Dodd, I. C., Parry, M. A. J. & Whalley, W. R. (2015). Wheat root growth responses to horizontal stratification of fertiliser in a water-limited environment. Plant and Soil 386, 77-88. Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s1110 4-014-2249-8

Milne, E., and 73 other authors including & Powlson, D. S. (2015). Soil carbon, multiple benefits. Environmental Development 13, 33-38. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j. envdev.2014.11.005

Richter, G. M., Agostini, F., Redmile-Gordon, M. A., White, R. P. & Goulding, K. W. T. (2015). Sequestration of C in soils under Miscanthus can be marginal and is affected by genotype-specific root distribution. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 200, 169-177. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ag ee.2014.11.011

Zhao, F. J., Ma, Y., Zhu, Y-G., Tang, Z. & McGrath, S. P. (2015). Soil contamination in China: current status and mitigation strategies. Environmental Science and Technology 49, 750-759. ACS. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es5047099

Lewicka-Szczebak, D., Well, R., Bol, R., Gregory, A. S., Matthews, G. P., Misselbrook, T. H., Whalley, W. R. & Cardenas, L. M. (2015). Isotope fractionation factors controlling isotopocule signatures of soil-emitted N2O produced by denitrification processes of various rates. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry 29, 269-282. Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rcm.7102

Sun, H., Zhang, H., Powlson, D. S., Min, J. & Shi, W. (2015). Rice production, nitrous oxide emission and ammonia volatilization as impacted by the nitrification inhibitor 2-chloro-6-(trichloromethyl)-pyridine. Field Crops Research 173, 1-7. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr .2014.12.012

Barton, L. E., Auffan, M., Durenkamp, M., McGrath, S. P., Bottero, J-Y. & Wiesner, M. R. (2015). Monte Carlo simulations of the transformation and removal of Ag, TiO2 and ZnO nanoparticles in wastewater treatment and land application of biosolids. Science of the Total Environment 511, 535-543. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016 /j.scitotenv.2014.12.056


Macdonald, A. J., Powlson, D. S., Poulton, P. R., Watts, C. W.,Clark, I. M., Storkey, J., Hawkins, N. J., Glendining, M. J., Goulding, K. W. T. & McGrath, S. P. (2015). The Rothamsted Long-term Experiments. In Valuing Long-term Sites and Experiments for Agriculture and Ecology. Aspects of Applied Biology 128 1-10. AAB, Wellesbourne.

Powlson, D. S., Stirling, C. M., Jat, M. L., Gerard, B. G., Palm, C. A., Sanchez, P. A. & Cassman, K. G. (2015). Reply to 'No-till agriculture and climate change mitigation'. Nature Climate Change 5, 489. NPG. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nclimate26 54

Purdy, S. J., Cunnif, J., Maddison, A. L., Jones, L. E.,Barraclough, T., Castle, M., Davey, C. L., Jones, C. M.,Shield, I., Gallgher, J., Donnison, I. & Clifton-Brown, J. (2015). Seasonal carbohydtrate dynamics and climate regulation of senescence in the perennial grass, Miscanthus. Bioenergy Research 8, 28-41. Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s1215 5-014-9500-2

Gollini, I., Lu, B., Charlton, M., Brunsdon, C. & Harris, P. (2015). GW model: an R package for exploring spatial heterogeneity using geographically weighted models. Journal of Statistical Software 63, Issue 17. American Statistical Association. http://www.jstatsoft.org/v63/i17

Harris, P., Clarke, A., Juggins, S., Brunsdon, C.& Charlton, M. (2015). Enhancements to a geographically weighted principal component analysis in the context of an application to an environmental data set. Geographical Analysis 47, 146-172. Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gean.12048

Johnston, A. E. (2015). Review of an ADAS Report 'The agronomic case for polyhalite', dated 8 April 2014 (Report prepared for the North York Moors National Park Authority). 19pp. North York Moors National Park Authority. http://www.northyorkmoors.org.uk/planning/york-potash/Revi ew-of-ADAS-report-by-A.E.-Johnston.pdf

Powlson, D. S., Cai, Z. & Lemanceau, P. (2015). Soil carbon dynamics and nutrient cycling. In Soil carbon: science, management and policy for multiple benefits (SCOPE Vol. 71) S. Banwart, E. Milne & E. Noellemeyer, eds, 98-107. CAB International, Wallingford.

Wu, L., Rees, R. M., Tarsitano, D., Zhang, X., Jones, S. K. & Whitmore, A. P. (2015). Simulation of nitrous oxide emissions at field scale using the SPACSYS model. Science of the Total Environment 530-531, 76-86. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016 /j.scitotenv.2015.05.064

Agostini, F., Gregory, A. S. & Richter, G. M. (2015). Carbon sequestration by perennial energy crops: is the jury still out?. Bioenergy Research , . Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s1215 5-014-9571-0

Chen, Y., Moore, K. L., Miller, A. J., McGrath, S. P., Ma, J. F. & Zhao, F. J. (2015). The role of nodes in arsenic storage and distribution in rice. Journal of Experimental Botany 66, 3717-3724. OUP. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erv164

Jin, K., Shen, J., Ashton, R. W., White, R. P.,Dodd, I. C., Phillips, A. L., Parry, M. A. J. &Whalley, W. R. (2015). The effect of impedance to root growth on plant architecture in wheat. Plant and Soil 392, 323-332. Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s1110 4-015-2462-0

Milne, A. E., Glendining, M. J., Lark, R. M., Perryman, S. A. M., Gordon, T. & Whitmore, A. P. (2015). Communicating the uncertainty in estimated greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture. Journal of Environmental Management 160, 139-153. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j .jenvman.2015.05.034

Perazzolo, F., Mattachini, G., Tambone, F., Misselbrook, T. H. & Provolo, G. (2015). Effect of mechanical separation on emissions during storage of two anaerobically codigested animal slurries. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 207, 1-9. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ag ee.2015.03.023

Wang, R., Dungait, J. A. J., Creamer, C. A., Cai, J.,Li, B., Xu, Z., Zhang, Y., Ma, Y. & Jiang, Y. (2015). Carbon and nitrogen dynamics in soil aggregates under long-term nitrogen and water addition in a temperate steppe. Soil Science Society of America Journal 79, 527-535. SSSA. http://dx.doi.org/10.2136/sssaj 2014.09.0351

Yan, Y., Wu, L., Xin, X., Wang, X. & Yang, G. (2015). How rain-formed soil crust affects wind erosion in a semi-arid steppe in northern China. Geoderma 249-250, 79-86. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.geoderma.2015.03.011

Zhang, J., Zhou, W., Liu, B., He, J., Shen, Q. & Zhao, F. J. (2015). Anaerobic arsenite oxidation by an autotrophic arsenite-oxidizing bacterium from an arsenic-contaminated paddy soil. Environmentl Science and Technology 49, 5956-5964. ACS. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es506097c

Zhang, J., Cao, T., Tang, Z., Shen, Q., Rosen, B. P. & Zhao, F. J. (2015). Arsenic methylation and volatilization by arsenite S-adenosylmethionine methyltransferase in Pseudomonas alcaligenes NBRC14159. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 81, 2852-2860. ASM. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/AEM.03804- 14

Zhang, S-Y., Zhao, F. J., Sun, G-X., Su, J-Q., Yang, X-R., Li, H. & Zhu, Y-G. (2015). Diversity and abundance of arsenic biotransformation genes in paddy soils from southern China. Environmental Science and Technology 49, 4138-4146. ACS. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.est .5b00028

Shanahan, P. W., Binley, A., Whalley, W. R. &Watts, C. W. (2015). The use of electromagnetic induction to monitor changes in soil moisture profiles beneath different wheat genotypes. Soil Science Society of America Journal 79, 459-466. SSSA. http://dx.doi.org/10.2136/sssaj 2014.09.0360

Darch, T., Carswell, A., Blackwell, M. S. A., Hawkins, J. M. B., Haygarth, P. M. & Chadwick, D. (2015). Dissolved phosphorus retention in buffer strips: influence of slope and soil type. Journal of Environmental Quality 44, 1216-1224. ASA. http://dx.doi.org/10.2134/jeq2014 .10.0440

Cunniff, J., Purdy, S. J., Barraclough, T. J. P., Castle, M.,Maddison, A. L., Jones, L. E., Shield, I. F., Gregory, A. S. & Karp, A. (2015). High yielding biomass genotypes of willow (Salix spp.) show differences in below ground biomass allocation. Biomass and Bioenergy 80, 114-127. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.biombioe.2015.04.020

Redmile-Gordon, M. A., Evershed, R. P., Hirsch, P. R., White, R. P. & Goulding, K. W. T. (2015). Soil organic matter and the extracellular microbial matrix show contrasting responses to C and N availability. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 88, 257-267. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j .soilbio.2015.05.025

Redmile-Gordon, M. A., Evershed, R. P., Kuhl, A., Armenise, E.,White, R. P., Hirsch, P. R., Goulding, K. W. T. & Brookes, P. C. (2015). Engineering soil organic matter quality: Biodiesel Co-Product (BCP) stimulates exudation of nitrogenous microbial biopolymers. Geoderma 259-260, 205-212. Elsvier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.geoderma.2015.06.006

Bhogal, A., McGrath, S. P., Nicholson, F., Taylor, M. & Withers, P. (2015). Biosolids: soil quality and fertility benefits. UKWIR Report Ref. No. 15/SL/01/8. 101pp. UK Water Industry Research, London.

Donner, E., Scheckel, K., Sekine, R., Popelka-Filcoff, R. S.,Bennett, J. W., Brunetti, G., Naidu, R., McGrath, S. P. & Lombi, E. (2015). Non-labile silver species in biosolids remain stable throughout 50 years of weathering and ageing. Environmental Pollution 205, 78-86. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j. envpol.2015.05.017

Gregory, A. S., Ritz, K., McGrath, S. P., Quinton, J. N.,Goulding, K. W. T., Jones, R. J. A., Harris, J. A., Bol, R., Wallace, P., Pilgrim, E. S. & Whitmore, A. P. (2015). A review of the impacts of degradation threats on soil properties in the UK. Soil Use and Management 31 (Suppl. 1), 1-15. Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sum.12212

Zhang, S., Gao, P., Tong, Y., Norse, D., Lu, Y. & Powlson, D. S. (2015). Overcoming nitrogen fertilizer over-use through technical and advisory approaches: a case study from Shaanxi Province, northwest China. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 209, 89-99. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ag ee.2015.03.002

Corstanje, R., Deeks, L. R., Whitmore, A. P., Gregory, A. S. & Ritz, K. (2015). Probing the basis of soil resilience. Soil Use and Management 31 (Suppl. 1), 72-81. Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sum.12107

Duerdoth, C. P., Arnold, A., Murphy, J. F., Naden, P. S.,Scarlett, P., Collins, A. L., Sear, D. A. & Jones, J. I. (2015). Assessment of a rapid method for quantitative reach-scale estimates of deposited fine sediment in rivers. Geomorphology 230, 37-50. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.geomorph.2014.11.003

Evans, R., Collins, A. L., Foster, I. D. L., Rickson, R. J.,Anthony, S. G., Brewer, T., Deeks, L., Newell-Price, J. P., Truckell, I. G. & Zhang, Y. (2015). Extent, frequency and rate of water erosion of arable land in Britain - benefits and challenges for modelling. Soil Use and Management , . Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sum.12210

Fan, J., Wang, J., Zhao, B., Wu, L., Zhang, C., Zhao, X. & Gadow, K. v. (2015). Effects of manipulated above- and belowground organic input on soil respiration in a Chinese pine plantation. PLOS One 10, e126337. PLOS. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/jo urnal.pone.0126337

Koivunen, E., Jaakkola, S., Heikkila, T., Lampi, A-M.,Halmemies-Beauchet- Filleau, A., Lee, M. R. F., Winters, A. L., Shingfield, K. J. & Vanhatalo, A. (2015). Effects of plant species, stage of maturity, and level of formic acid addition on lipolysis, lipid content, and fatty acid composition during ensiling. Journal of Animal Science 93, 4408-4423. ASAS. http://dx.doi.org/10.2527/jas.2014- 8813

Lloyd, C. E. M., Freer, J. E., Johnes, P. J. & Collins, A. L. (2015). Technical note: testing an improved index for analysing storm nutrient hysteresis. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences Discussions 12, 7875-7892. EGU. http://dx.doi.org/10.5194/hess d-12-7875-2015

Lu, Y., Chadwick, D., Norse, D., Powlson, D. S. &Shi, W. (2015). Sustainable intensification of China's agriculture: the key role of nutrient management and climate change mitigation and adaptation. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 209, 1-4. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ag ee.2015.05.012

McGrath, S. P. & Zhao, F. J. (2015). Concentrations of metals and metalloids in soils that have the potential to lead to exceedance of maximum limit concentrations of contaminants in food and feed. Soil Use and Management 31 (Suppl. 1), 34-45. Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sum.12080

Murphy, J. F., Jones, J. I., Pretty, J. L., Duerdoth, C. P.,Hawczak, A., Arnold, A., Blackburn, J. H., Naden, P. S.,Old, G., Sear, D. A., Hornby, D., Clarke, R. T. & Collins, A. L. (2015). Development of a biotic index using stream macroinvertebrates to assess stress from deposited fine sediment. Freshwater Biology 60, 2019-2036. Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/fwb.12627

Sandor, R., Ma, S., Acutis, M., Barcza, Z.,Ben Touhami, H., Doro, L., Hidy, D., Kochy, M.,Lellei-Kovacs, E., Minet, J., Perego, A., Rolinski, S.,Ruget, F., Seddaiu, G., Wu, L. & Bellocchi, G. (2015). Uncertainty in simulating biomass yield and carbon-water fluxes from grasslands under climate change. Advances in Animal Biosciences 6, 49-51. CUP. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S2040 470014000545

Theuring, P., Collins, A. L. & Rode, M. (2015). Source identification of fine-grained suspended sediment in the Kharaa River basin, northern Mongolia. Science of the Total Environment 526, 77-87. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016 /j.scitotenv.2015.03.134

Whitmore, A. P., Kirk, G. J. D. & Rawlins, B. G. (2015). Technologies for increasing carbon storage in soil to mitigate climate change. Soil Use and Management 31 (Suppl. 1), 62-71. Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sum.12115

Wu, L., Whitmore, A. P. & Bellocchi, G. (2015). Modelling the impact of environmental changes on grassland systems with SPACSYS. Advances in Animal Biosciences 6, 37-39. CUP. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S2040 470014000508

Hossain, L., Bdeir, F., Crawford, J. W. & Wigand, R. T. (2015). Networks of preparedness and response during Australian H1N1 outbreak. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness 9, 155-165. CUP. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/dmp.2014.88

Hossain, L., Karimi, F., Wigand, R. T. & Crawford, J. W. (2015). Evolutionary longitudinal network dynamics of global zoonotic research. Scientometrics 103, 337-353. Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s1119 2-015-1557-y

Liang, Y., Wu, L., Clark, I. M., Xue, K.,Yang, Y., van Nostrand, J. D., Deng, Y., He, Z.,McGrath, S. P., Storkey, J., Hirsch, P. R., Sun, B. & Zhou, J. (2015). Over 150 years of long-term fertilization alters spatial scaling of microbial biodiversity. mBio 6, e00240-15. ASM. http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/mBio.0024 0-15

Zhalnina, K., Dias, R., de Quadros, P. D., Davis-Richardson, A.,Camargo, F. A. O., Clark, I. M., McGrath, S. P., Hirsch, P. R. & Triplett, E. W. (2015). Soil pH determines microbial diversity and composition in the Park Grass Experiment. Microbial Ecology 69, 395-406. Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s0024 8-014-0530-2

Bell, M. J., Hinton, N., Cloy, J. M., Topp, C. F. E.,Rees, R. M., Cardenas, L., Scott, T., Webster, C.,Ashton, R. W., Whitmore, A. P., Williams, J. R., Balshaw, H., Paine, F., Goulding, K. W. T. & Chadwick, D. R. (2015). Nitrous oxide emissions from fertilised UK arable soils: fluxes, emission factors and mitigation. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 212, 134-147. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ag ee.2015.07.003

Storkey, J., Macdonald, A. J., Poulton, P. R., Scott, T.,Kohler, I. H., Schnyder, H., Goulding, K. W. T. & Crawley, M. J. (2015). Grassland biodiversity bounces back from long-term nitrogen addition. Nature 528, 401-404. NPG. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature16444

Whittaker, C., Yates, N. E., Powers, S. J., Misselbrook, T. H. & Shield, I. F. (2015). Dry matter losses and greenhouse gas emissions from outside storage of short rotation coppice willow chip. Bioenergy Research , . Springer. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s1215 5-015-9686-y

Worrall, F., Clay, G. D. & Macdonald, A. J. (2015). The impact of fertilizer management on the oxidation status of terrestrial organic matter. Soil Use and Management , . Wiley. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sum.12228

Cardenas, L. M., Dunn, R., Shepherd, A., Misselbrook, T.,Orr, R., Griffith, B., Velazquez, A., Burak, E.,Chen, K., Harris, P., Repullo, M. & Collins, A. (2015). Capturing the spatial variability of N2O emissions on grazed grasslands. In Abstracts ASA/CSSA/SSSA International Annual Meeting Synergy in Science: Partnering for Solutions, Minneapolis, 15-18 November 2015

Groenevelt, M., Anzuino, K., Smith, S., Lee, M. R. F. & Grogono-Thomas, R. (2015). A case report of lameness in two dairy goat herds; a suspected combination of nutritional factors concurrent with treponeme infection. BMC Research Notes 8, 791. BMC. http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s1310 4-015-1734-3

Harris, P., Dungait, J. A. J., Griffith, B. A., Shepherd, A.,Sint, H., Blackwell, M. S. A., Cardenas, L. M., Collins, A. L., Goulding, K. W. T., Lee, M. R. F. & Orr, R. J. (2015). The North Wyke Farm Platform, a UK national capability for research into sustainability of temperate agricultural grassland management: progress and developments. Geophysical Research Abstracts 17, EGU2015-15883. EGU.

Harris, P., Tsutsumida, N. & Comber, A. J. (2015). The use of geographically weighted PCA to classify land cover from multispectral image data. In Abstracts 36th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment ISRSE36, Berlin, 11-15 May 2015

Harris, P., Brunsdon, C., Gollini, I., Nakaya, T.& Charlton, M. (2015). Using bootstrap methods to investigate coefficient non-stationarity in regression models: an empirical case study. Procedia Environmental Sciences 27, 112-115. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j. proenv.2015.07.106

Lu, B., Harris, P., Charlton, M. & Brunsdon, C. (2015). Calibrating a geographically weighted regression model with parameter-specific distance metrics. Procedia Environmental Sciences 26, 110-115. Elsevier. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j. proenv.2015.05.011

Monteys, X., Harris, P., Caloca, S. & Cahalane, C. (2015). Spatial prediction of coastal bathymetry based on multispectral satellite imagery and multibeam data. Remote Sensing 7, 13782-13806. MDPI. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/rs71013782

Moorby, J. M., Fleming, H. R., Theobald, V. J. & Fraser, M. D. (2015). Can live weight be used as a proxy for enteric methane emissions from pasture-fed sheep. Scientific Reports 5, 17915. NPG. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep17915