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Per-Erik Mellander

Research Officer - Catchment Scientist


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Environmental Assessment, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Licentiate of Philosophy, Department of Environmental Assessment, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
  • Master of Science, Physical Geography, Department of Geosciences, Uppsala University, Sweden

Bol R, Gruau G,  Mellander P-E, Dupas R, Bechmann M, Skarbøvik E, Bieroza M, Djodjic F, Glendell M, Jordan P, Van der Grift B, Rode M, Smolders E, Verbeeck M, Gu S, Klumpp E, Pohle I, Fresne M, Gascuel-Odoux C (2018). Challenges of reducing water eutrophication from a phosphorus perspective in the agricultural landscapes of Northwest Europe. Frontiers in Marine Science, doi: 10.3389/fmars.2018.00276.

Davis SJ, Ó hUallacháin D, Mellander P-E, Kelly, A-M, Matthaei CD, Piggott J, Kelly-Quinn M (2018). Multiple-stressor effects of sediment, phosphorus and nitrogen on stream macroinvertebrate communities. Science of the Total Environment, 637-638, 577-587.

Daly K, Richards KG,  Mellander P-E, Jordan P, Ó hUallacháin D, Sherriff S, Vero S, Fenton O (2018). Chapter 16: Soils and water quality. In: Creamer R & O’Sullivan L [Editors], The Soils of Ireland, Springer World Soils Book Series, 235-242.

Mellander P-E, Jordan P, Bechmann M, Shore M, McDonald NT, Fovet O, Gascuel-Odoux C (2018). Integrated climate-chemical indicators of diffuse pollution. Nature Scientific Reports, 8 (1), 944.

Leinweber P, Bathmann U, Buczko U, Douhaire C, Eichler-Löbermann B, Frossard E, Ekardt F, Jarvie H, Krämer I, Kabbe C, Lennartz B, Mellander P-E, Nausch G, Ohtake H, Tränckner J (2018). Handling the phosphorus paradox in agriculture and natural ecosystems: scarcity, necessity and burden of P. AMBIO, 47, S3-S19.

Minaudo C, Dupas R, Gascuel-Odoux C, Fovet O, Mellander P-E, Shore M, Jordan P, Moatar F (2017). Non-linear empirical modeling to estimate phosphorus exports using continuous records of turbidity and discharge. Water Resources Research, DOI: 10.1002/2017WR020590.

Vero SE, Richards KG, Basu NB, van Meter K, Richards KG, Mellander P-E, Healy MG, Fenton O (2017). Nitrate time lag: A review of our current understanding and implications in Europe and North America. Hydrogeology Journal, DOI 10.1007/s10040-017-1650-9.

McManus SL, Coxon CE, Mellander P-E, Danaher M, Richards KG (2017). Drivers of pesticide and metabolite occurrence in groundwater at seven agricultural sites. Science of the Total Environment, 601-602, 594-602.

Dupas R, Mellander P-E, Gascuel-Odoux C, Fovet O, McAleer E, McDonald N, Shore M, Jordan P (2017). The role of mobilisation and delivery processes on contrasting dissolved nitrogen and phosphorus exports in groundwater fed catchments. Science of the Total Environment, 599, 1275-1287.

Shore M, Murphy S, Mellander P-E, Shortle G, Melland AR, Crockford L, O’Flaherty V, Williams L, Morgan G, Jordan P (2017). The relative and combined impacts of rural diffuse and point sources on stream ecology in agricultural catchments. Science of the Total Environment, 590-591, 469-483.

McAleer E, Coxon C, Richards KG, Jahangir MMR, Grant J, Mellander P-E (2017). Groundwater nitrate reduction versus dissolved gas production: A tale of two catchments. Science of the Total Environment, 586, 372-389.

Fenton O, Mellander P-E, Daly K, Wall DP, Jahangir MMR, Jordan P, Hennessey D, Huebsch M, Blum P, Vero S, Richards (2017). Integrated assessment of agricultural nutrient pressures and legacies in karst landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 329, 246-256.

Vero SE, Healy MG, Henry T, Creamer RE, Ibrahim TG, Richards KG, Mellander P-E, McDonald NT, Fenton O (2017). A flexible, methodological toolkit to assess unsaturated soil time lags in agricultural catchments. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 236, 234-242.

Thomas IA, Jordan P, Shine O, Fenton O, Mellander P-E, Dunlop P, Murphy PNC (2017). Defining optimal DEM resolutions for modelling hydrologically sensitive areas in agricultural catchments dominated by microtopography. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 54, 38-52.

Thomas IA, Mellander P-E, Murphy PNC, Fenton O, Shine O, Djodjic F, Dunlop P, Jordan P (2016). A sub-field scale critical source area index for legacy phosphorus management using high resolution data. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 233, 238-252.

Thomas IA, Jordan P, Mellander P-E, Fenton O, Shine O, Ó hUallacháin D, Creamer R, McDonald N, Dunlop P, Murphy PNC (2016). Improving the identification of hydrologically sensitive areas using LiDAR DEMs for the delineation and mitigation of critical source areas of diffuse pollution. Science of the Total Environment, 556, 276-290.

Shore M, Jordan P, Melland AR, Mellander P-E, McDonald N, Shortle G (2016). Incidental nutrient transfers: assessing critical times in agricultural catchments using high-resolution data. Science of the Total Environment, 553, 404-415.

Sherriff, SC, Rowan JS, Fenton O, Jordan P, Melland AR, Mellander P-E, Ó hUallacháin D (2016). Storm event suspended sediment-discharge hysteresis and controls in three agricultural watersheds: implications for watershed scale sediment management. Environmental Science and Technology, 50, 1769-1778.