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Publications 2011

Papers

  • Wall, D.P., Jordan, P., Melland, A.R., Mellander, P-E., Buckley, C. Reaney, S.M., Shortle, G. (2011) Using the nutrient transfer continuum concept to evaluate the European Union Nitrates Directive National Action Programme. Environmental Science and Policy 14, 664-674 JIF 2.322 Synopsis (2MB)
  • Jordan P., Mellander P-E. and Melland A. (2011). Considerations of nutrient status in river systems. Geological Survey of Ireland, Groundwater Newsletter No. 49 2011, ISSN-0790-7753.
  • Mellander P.-E., Melland A., Jordan P., Wall D. & Shortle G. (2011). Groundwater nutrient patterns in two intensive agricultural catchments. Proceedings of the 31st Annual Groundwater Conference (International Association of Hydrogeologists, Irish Group), ISSN-2009-227X, V: 1-9.
  • Fenton, O., Schulte, R.P.O., Jordan, P., Lalor, S.T.J. and Richards, K.G. (2011) Time lag: a methodology for the estimation of vertical and horizontal travel and flushing timescales to nitrate threshold concentrations in Irish aquifers. Environmental Science and Policy, 14, 419-431 Synopsis (500KB)

Articles

  • Jordan P., Melland A., Mellander P-E., Wall D., Murphy P., Buckley C., Mechan S. and Shine O. (2011). Nutrient loads from agri-catchments: environmental risk or economic write-off? TResearch, 4(6), 12-13.
  • Hennessy, T., Buckley, C., Cushion, M., Kinsella, A & Moran, B., National Farm Survey of Manure Application and Storage Practices on Irish Farms Synopsis (97KB)
  • Treacy, M., Nutrient Management is a sweet success, Today's Farm, Vol.22 No.3 p.34-35 May-June 2011 Today's Farm
  • McDonald, N.T., Wall, D.P., Watson, C.J., Laughlin, R.J., Lalor, S.T.J., & Hoekstra, N.J., Agricultural Research Forum. Evaluating potential nitrogen tests for Irish grassland soils. Tullamore, March 14th- 15th 2011. AgResearch
  • Wall, D.P., & Shortle, G,. 2011. Securing Irelands N derogation: the Agricultural Catchments Programme. TResearch, Vol 6: Number 1. Spring 2011.
  • Melland, A.R. & Mellander, P-E. Everyone wins by reducing nutrient loss. Teagasc Today’s Farm Vol 22 Number 1 Jan/Feb 2011

Presentations

  • Agricultural Economic Society - Buckley, C., 2011. An analysis of farmer attitudes to implementation of the EU Nitrates Directive in the Republic of Ireland using Q methodology.  University of Warwick, 18-20th April 2011.
  • National Hydrology Conference - Melland A, Mellander P-E, Shore M, Cushen M, Mechan S, Murphy P, Wall DP, Shortle G and Jordan P (2011) Evaluating the effectiveness of the Nitrates Directive in Ireland for nutrient loss – The Agricultural Catchments Programme. 15th Nov., Ireland.
  • Catchment Science - Melland A.R., Wall D.P., Mellander P-E., Shortle G. and Jordan P. (2011). Farm nutrient regulations; contrasting impact on water quality in different catchments. Teagasc/Defra, Wexford, Ireland, pp21.
  • Catchment Science - Wall D.P., Buckley C., Melland A.R. Mellander P-E. and Shortle G. (2011). Evaluating management regulations at different scales in agricultural catchments in Ireland. Teagasc/Defra, Wexford, Ireland, pp31.
  • Catchment Science - Mellander P-E., Melland A.R., Jordan P., Wall D.P. and Shortle G. (2011). Uncertain diffuse phosphorus pathways in catchments. Teagasc/Defra, Wexford, Ireland, pp36.
  • Catchment Science - Buckley, C., Hynes, S. and Mechan S., Willingness of farmers to engage with riparian zones across small scale catchment areas in the Republic of Ireland. Teagasc/Defra, Wexford, Ireland, pp41.
  • Soil Science Society of Ireland Spring meeting - Wall, D.P. 2011. Managing our soils for food production and clean water: Agricultural Catchments Programme.  UDC. Friday 11th March 2011
  • British Soil Science Society post graduate research conference - McDonald, N.T., Wall, D.P., Watson, C.J., Laughlin, R.J., Lalor, S.T.J., and Hoekstra, N.J., Assessment of soil nitrogen (N) tests to predict N mineralisation potential in grassland soils. York. March 23rd-24th 2011. BSSSAbs
  • Environ - Murphy, S., Bhreathnach, N., O'Flaherty, V., & Jordan, P., Investigation of bacterial pathogen sources and transfer hydrodynamics in rural catchments. April 2011.
  • European Geosciences Union - Buckley, C., An analysis of the subjective opinion of farmer stakeholders to implementation of the EU Nitrates Directive in the Republic of Ireland.  2011, 03 - 08 April 2011, Vienna, Austria. EGU_CB_Abs
  • European Geosciences Union - McDonald, N.T., Wall, D.P., Watson, C.J., Laughlin, R.J.,  Lalor, S.T.J., and Hoekstra, N.J., Can soil N tests accurately predict N mineralisation in grassland soils? Vienna. April 3rd-9th 2011. EGUAbs
  • European Geosciences Union - Mellander P.-E., Wall D., Jordan P., Melland A. & Shortle G. Explicit definition of phosphorus source, pathway and delivery in a karstified aquifer. General Assembly 2011.
  • European Geosciences Union - Mellander P.-E., Melland A., Wall D., Shortle G. & Jordan P. Nutrient impacts and pathways in two high N-risk catchments in Ireland. General Assembly 2011.
  • European Geosciences Union - Melland AR, Mellander PE, Jordan P, Wall DP, Mechan S, Shine O, Shortle G (2011) Testing conceptual models of nitrogen and phosphorus transport risk from agricultural catchments.  General Assembly 2011 

Posters

  • Crockford, L., Jorda n, P., Taylor, D. Phosphorus load apportionment to Irish water-bodies, GLEON 13, Lake Sunapee, New Hampshire, USA, 10th - 14th October 2011
  • Mellander P-E., Melland A.R., Jordan P., Wall D., Murphy P., Shortle G. (2011) Spatiotemporal variation in groundwater nitrogen and phosphorus in two agricultural river catchments. Final conference of COST Action 869, Mitigation options for nutrient reduction in surface water and groundwaters, Keszthely, Hungary, 12-14 Oct, 2011.
  • McManus, S-L., Mellander P-E., Coxon C.E. and Richards K.G. (2011). Pesticide leaching from diffuse agricultural sources to groundwater. Symposium in Pesticide Chemistry, Pizacenza, Italy, 2011.
  • Mechan, S., Shine, O., Mellander, PE., Murphy, P., Melland, A., Buckley, C., Wall, D., Shortle, G., & Jordan, P.,The Agricultural Catchments Programme: INSTRUMENTATION AND DATA MANAGEMENT,  Catchment Science Conference, Mansion House, Dublin, Ireland, 14th - 16th September 2011 Data_poster(1.5MB)
  • Shortle, G., Mechan, S., Shine, O., Mellander, PE., Murphy, P., Melland, A., Buckley, C., Wall, D., & Jordan, P., The Agricultural Catchments Programme: An evaluation framework for the Nitrates Directive National Action Programme, Catchment Science Conference, Mansion House, Dublin, Ireland, 14th - 16th September 2011 ACP_Poster (1.9MB)
  • Shore M., Jordan P., Sims J.T., Mellander P-E., Kelly-Quinn M. and Melland A. (2011). Potential of ditch sediments to pose a phosphorus source risk in agricultural catchments in Ireland. Catchment Science Conference, Teagasc/Defra, Wexford, Ireland, pp 69.
  • Crockford, L., Jordan, P., Taylor, D. Phosphorus load apportionment to Irish water-bodies, Catchment Science Conference, Mansion House, Dublin, Ireland, 14th - 16th September 2011
  • McManus, S-L., Mellander P-E., Coxon C.E. and Richards K.G. (2011). Pesticide leaching to groundwater in an agricultural catchment. Catchment Science Conference, Teagasc/Defra, Wexford, Ireland, pp 88.
  • Murphy, S., Investigation of bacterial pathogen sources and transfer hydrodynamics in rural catchments. Faecal Indicators: Problems or Solution? (FIPS) 2011 Edinburgh. (1.1MB)
  • Shore, M., Potential Of Ditch Sediments to Pose a Phosphorus Source Risk in Irish Catchments, SERA-17 in Delray beach, Florida, June 2011. (1.2MB)
  • McDonald, N.T., Wall, D.P., Watson, C.J., Laughlin, R.J.,  Lalor, S.T.J., and Hoekstra, N.J., Can soil N tests accurately predict N mineralisation in grassland soils? European Geosciences Union. Vienna. April 3rd-9th 2011. EGUPoster (196KB)
  • Crockford, L., Jordan, P., & Taylor, D., Phosphorus load apportionment in Irish water-bodies. ENVIRON April 2011. Lucy_Environ2011 (958KB)
  • Buckley, C., An analysis of farmer attitudes to implementation of the EU Nitrates Directive in the Republic of Ireland using Q methodology. Agricultural Economics Society 85th Annual Conference, 18th - 20th April , Warwick, UK. EGU_CB_Poster (555KB)