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2018

  1. Hyland, J. J., Heanue, K., McKillop, J., and Micha, E. (2018). Factors underlying farmers' intentions to adopt best practices: The case of paddock based grazing systems. Agricultural Systems 162, 97-106. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2018.01.023
  2. Leinweber, P., Bathmann, U., Buczko, U. et al. Ambio (2018) 47(Suppl 1): 3. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13280-017-0968-9
  3. Per-Erik Mellander, Phil Jordan, Marianne Bechmann, Ophélie Fovet, Mairead M. Shore, Noeleen T. McDonald  & Chantal Gascuel-Odoux (2018). Integrated climate-chemical indicators of diffuse pollution from land to water. Scientific Reports | 8:944 | DOI:10.1038/s41598-018-19143-1
  4. Melland, A.R., Fenton, O. and Jordan, P. (2018).  Effects of agricultural land management changes on surface water quality: A review of meso-scale catchment research. Environmental Science & Policy 84 19 - 25. Access
  5. Micha, E., Roberts, W., Ryan, M., O’Donoghue, C., and Daly, K. (2018). A participatory approach for comparing stakeholders’ evaluation of P loss mitigation options in a high ecological status river catchment.  Environmental Science & Policy 84 41 - 51. Access
  6. Cassidy, R., Jordan, P., Bechmann, M. et al. (2018).  Assessments of Composite and Discrete Sampling Approaches for Water Quality Monitoring. Water Resources Management 1-16.   Access 
  7. Davis, S.J., Ó hUallacháin, D., Mellander, P-E., Kelly, A-M., Matthaei, C.D., Piggott, J.J., and 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. Access

2017

  1. 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, 53(9), 7590-7606.  Abstract
  2. 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, 26(1), 7-22.  Abstract
  3. 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.    Abstract
  4. 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. Abstract
  5. 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. Open access
  6. 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. Open access
  7. 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. Abstract
  8. 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. Abstract
  9. Thomas, I.A., Jordan, P., Shine, O., Fenton, O., Mellander, P.E., Dunlop, P., Murphy, P.N.C., 2017. Defining optimal DEM resolutions and point densities for modelling hydrologically sensitive areas in agricultural catchments dominated by microtopography. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation 54, 38-52. Open access

 2016

  1. Shore M, Jordan P, Mellander P-E, Kelly-Quinn M, Daly K, Sims JT, Wall DP, Melland AR (2016). Characterisation of agricultural drainage ditch sediments along the phosphorus transfer continuum in two contrasting headwater catchments. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 16, 1643-1654. Subscription access
  2. Mellander P-E, Jordan P, Shore M, NcDonald N, Wall DP, Shortle G, Daly K (2016). Identifying contrasting controls and surface water signals from groundwater phosphorus flux. Science of the Total Environment, 541, 292-302.  Abstract
  3. McDonald, N.T., Graham, S.F., Watson, C.J., Gordon, A., Lalor, S.T.J., Laughlin, R.J., Elliott, C.T. and Wall, D. (2016). Use of 1H NMR to identify nitrogen and carbon metabolites associated with mineralizable N in grassland soil. European Journal of Soil Science 67:835-846. Abstract
  4. McDonald, Noeleen T., Miguel A. Dionisio Fernández, and David P. Wall. 2016. Illinois Soil Nitrogen Test Method Optimization for Analysis of Temperate Mineral Grassland Soils. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis 47 (sup1. Special Issue on the 14th International Symposium on Soil and Plant Analysis (ISSPA)):112-121. Abstract
  5. Shore, M., Jordan, P., Melland, A., Mellander, P., McDonald, N.T. and Shortle, G (2016). Incidental nutrient transfers: Assessing critical times in agricultural catchments using high-resolution data. Science of the Total Environment, 553 404-415.  Open access
  6. Thomas, I.A., Jordan, P., Mellander, P., Fenton, O., Shine, O., O'hUallachain, D., Creamer, R., McDonald, N.T., Dunlop, P. and Murphy, P.N.C. (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. Open access
  7. Thomas, I.A., Mellander, P.E., Murphy, P.N.C., 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 & Environment 233, 238-252. Open access
  8. Buckley, C., Wall, D.P., Moran, B., O'Neill, S., Murphy, P.N.C., 2016a. Phosphorus management on Irish dairy farms post controls introduced under the EU Nitrates Directive. Agricultural Systems 142, 1-8.  Abstract
  9. Buckley, C., Wall, D.P., Moran, B., O’Neill, S., Murphy, P.N.C., 2016b. Farm gate level nitrogen balance and use efficiency changes post implementation of the EU Nitrates Directive. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 104, 1-13. Abstract
  10. Oliver, D.M., Porter, K.D.H., Pachepsky, Y.A., Muirhead, R.W., Reaney, S.M., Coffey, R., Kay, D., Milledge, D.G., Hong, E., Anthony, S.G., Page, T., Bloodworth, J.W., Mellander, P.-E., Carbonneau, P.E., McGrane, S.J., Quilliam, R.S., 2016. Predicting microbial water quality with models: Over-arching questions for managing risk in agricultural catchments. Science of The Total Environment 544, 39-47. Open access
  11. Sherriff, S.C., Rowan, J.S., Fenton, O., Jordan, P., Melland, A.R., Mellander, P.-E., hUallacháin, D.Ó., 2016. Storm Event Suspended Sediment-Discharge Hysteresis and Controls in Agricultural Watersheds: Implications for Watershed Scale Sediment Management. Environmental Science & Technology 50, 1769-1778.  Abstract

2015

  • Buckley, C., Wall, DP., Moran, B., Murphy, PNC., (2015). Developing the EU Farm Accountancy Data Network to derive indicators around the sustainable use of nitrogen and phosphorus at farm level. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, Volume 102, Issue 3, pp 319-333. DOI: 10.1007/s10705-015-9702-9  TSTor Article
  • Sherriff, S. C., Rowan, J. S., Melland, A. R., Jordan, P., Fenton, O., and O hUallacháin, D. (2015) Investigating suspended sediment dynamics in contrasting agricultural catchments using ex situ turbidity-based suspended sediment monitoring, Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 19, 3349-3363  (Open Access).
  • Shore M, Jordan P, Mellander P-E, Kelly-Quinn M, Melland AR, 2015. An agricultural drainage channel classification system for phosphorus management. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 199, 207-215. Paper
  • Murphy PNC, Mellander P-E, Melland AR, Shore M, Shortle G, Wall DP, Treacy M, Shine O, Mechan S, Jordan P. (2015). Variable response to phosphorus mitigation measures across the nutrient transfer continuum in a dairy grassland catchment. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 207, 192-202  (Open Access).
  • Murphy S, Jordan P, Mellander P-E, O’Flaherty V (2015). Quantifying faecal indicator organism hydrological transfer pathways and phases in agricultural catchments. Science of the Total Environment, 520, 286-299.  Paper
  • Mellander P-E, Jordan P, Shore M, Melland AR, Shortle G (2015). Flow paths and phosphorus transfer pathways in two agricultural streams with contrasting flow controls. Hydrological Processes, DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10415. Paper
  • Sherriff SC, Franks SW, Rowan JS, Fenton O, Ohullachain D (2015) Uncertainty-based assessment of tracer selection, tracer non-concervativeness and multiple solutions in sediment fingerprinting using synthetic and field data. J Soils Sediments, DOI 10.1007/s11368-015-1123-5. Subscription access

2014

  • McDonald, N.T., Watson, C.J., Lalor, S.T.J., Laughlin, R.J., Wall, D.P., 2014. Evaluation of soil tests for predicting nitrogen mineralization in temperate grassland soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal, 78 (3), 1051-1064. doi:10.2136/sssaj2013.09.0411 20140710_McDonald et al 2014a-SSSAJ_Synopsis
  • McDonald, N.T., Watson, C.J., Laughlin, R.J., Lalor, S.T.J., Grant, J., Wall, D.P., 2014. Soil tests for predicting nitrogen supply for grassland under controlled environmental conditions. The Journal of Agricultural Science doi:10.1017/S0021859614000264, 1-14.Paper-Synopsis-McDonald-et-al-2014b-JAgSci
  • Shore, M., Jordan, P., Mellander, P-E., Kelly-Quinn, M., Wall, D.P., Murphy, P.N.C., Melland, A.R. (2014). Evaluating the critical source area concept of phosphorus loss from soils to water-bodies in agricultural catchments. Science of the Total Environment. 490, 405-415.Evaluating the critical source area concept of P loss from soils to water-bodie
  • Mellander P-E, Melland AR, Murphy PNC, Shortle G, Jordan P (2014). Coupling of surface water and groundwater nitrate-N dynamics in two permeable agricultural catchments. Journal of Agricultural Science, doi:10.1017/S0021859614000021.

Presentations

  • EGU General Assembly 2014 - Mellander P-E, Jordan P, Shore M, Melland AR. Phosphorus delivery via groundwater in agricultural river catchments. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol 16, EGU2014-6413, 2014. Abstract
  • EGU General Assembly 2014 - Jordan P, Melland A, Shore M, Mellander P-E, Shortle G, Ryan D, Crockford L, Macintosh K, Campbell J, Arnscheidt J, Cassidy R. The ‘fine structure’ of nutrient dynamics in rivers: ten years of study using high-frequency monitoring. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol 16, EGU2014-12387, 2014. Abstract
  • EGU General Assembly 2014 - Melland AR, Shore M, Mellander P-E, McDonald N, Shortle G, Murphy P, Jordan P. Critical source times for nutrient loss in agricultural catchment streams. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol 16, EGU2014-10464, 2014. Abstract
  • EGU General Assembly 2014 - Shore M, Jordan P, Mellander P-E, Kelly-Quinn M, Wall D, Murphy P, Melland A. Source and transport factors influencing storm phosphorus losses in agricultural catchments. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol 16, EGU2014-10768, 2014. Abstract
  • EGU General Assembly 2014 - McAleer E, Mellander P-E, Coxon C, Richards K. Nitrogen attenuation along delivery pathways in agricultural catchments. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol 16, EGU2014-13328, 2014. Abstract
  • ENVIRON 2014 - Thomas I, Jordan P, Shine O, Mellander P-E, Fenton O, Dunlop P, Buckley C, Murphy P. Comparing LiDAR and conventional resolution digital elevation models for spatial modelling of nutrient loss pathways and critical source areas.
  • AGFORUM 2014 - Sherriff S, Rowan JS, Melland A, Jordan P, Mellander P-E, Murphy P, Fenton O, Ó hUallachái D. Factors controlling sediment export in three Irish agricultural catchments and implications for sediment management.
  • IAH 2014 - McAleer E, Mellander P-E, Coxon C, Richards KG. Spatial and temporal variation of groundwater nitrate in two contrasting catchments.
  • FBA 2014 - Doran L, Kelly Quinn M, Mellander P-E, Ó hUallacháin D. The impact of acute and chronic hydrochemical disturbances on stream ecology; implications for agricultural policy.
  • Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists 2014 - Jordan P, Mellander P-E, Shortle G. High resolution nutrient data: definition and challenges for monitoring in agricultural catchments.

Posters

  • N.T McDonald, S.F. Graham, C.J. Watson, A. Gordon, R.J Laughlin, S.T.J. Lalor, C.T. Elliott, D.P. Wall. Using 1H NMR profiling to identify soil metabolites related to nitrogen mineralisation, 18th International Nitrogen Workshop, June 30th to 3rd July, 2014, Lisbon, Portugal.

2013

Papers

  • Mellander P-E, Jordan P, Melland AR, Murphy PNC, Mechan S, Meehan R, Kelly C, Shine O, Shortle G (2013). Quantification of phosphorus transport from a karstic agricultural watershed to emerging spring. Environmmental Science and Technology, 47, 6111-6119.
  • Shore, M., Jordan, P., Mellander, P-E., Kelly-Quinn, M, Wall, D.P, Murphy, P.N.C., Melland, A.R.., 2013. Evaluating the critical source area concept of phosphorus loss from soils to water-bodies in agricultural catchments. Science of the Total Environment. Evaluating the critical source area concept of P loss from soils to water-bodie
  • Shore, M., Murphy, P.N.C., Jordan, P., Mellander P-E., Kelly-Quinn M., Cushen, M., Mechan, S., Shine, O. & Melland, A.R. (2013). Evaluation of a surface hydrological connectivity index in agricultural catchments. Environmental Modelling and Software, 47 (Sept 2013) 7-15 doi.10.1016/j.envsoft.2013.04.003. Shore_Connectivity_2013_Synopsis (223.81KB)
  • Buckley, C., Carney, P., (2013) The potential to reduce the risk of diffuse pollution from agriculture while improving economic performance at farm level. Environmental Science and Policy, 25, 118-126. Synopsis (112KB) Article
  • Wall, D.P., Jordan, P., Melland, A.R., Mellander, P-E., Mechan, S., and Shortle, G. (2013). Forecasting the decline of excess soil phosphorus in agricultural catchments. Soil Use and Management. 29 (Suppl.1) 147-154 Synopsis (650KB)
  • Barry O’Dwyer, Lucy Crockford, Phil Jordan, Lindsay Hislop & David Taylor (2013) A palaeolimnological investigation into nutrient impact and recovery in an agricultural catchment. Journal of Environmental Management 124 (2013) 147-155

Presentations

  • AGFORUM 2013- McDonald, N.T., Wall, D.P., Watson, C.J., Laughlin, R.J., Lalor, S.T.J., & Hoekstra, N.J., Agricultural Research Forum. Effects of soil type and climate on soil nitrogen supply and soil nitrogen utilisation by grass. Tullamore, March 11th- 12th 2013.
  • Information and Communications Technology for Environmental Regulation, Mechan, S., Lalor, S., Shine, O. & Wall, D., Using standard ICT & GIS to facilitate better nutrient management planning on Irish Farms June 20-21st National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG) ICT_SMechan
  • European Geosciences Union - General Assembly 2013, Melland AR, Jordan P, Murphy PNC, Mellander P-E, Shortle G. A review of monitoring approaches and outcomes of surface water quality mitigation measures in meso-scale agricultural catchments. Research Abstracts. Vol. 15, Vienna, Austria, 2013, pp. 10446 Abstract
  • International Association of Hydrogeologists (Irish Group), Melland, AR and Jordan, P. Measures for mitigating pollution from agricultural sources. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Groundwater Conference. 23rd -24th April 2013, Tullamore, Ireland.

Articles

  • Noeleen McDonald & David Wall (2013). Predicting the N bonus Todays Farm. Vol 24, Number 1, Jan/Feb 2013.
  • Noeleen. T. McDonald, C.J. Watson, R.J. Laughlin, S.T.J. Lalor, and D.P. Wall (2013) Soil Nitrogen for efficient grass production, TResearch, TResearch_Spring2013

2012

  • Buckley, C., Fealy, R.M., (2012). Intra-national importation of pig and poultry manure: acceptability under EU Nitrates Directive constraints. International Journal of Agricultural Management, 1, 41-47. Synopsis (98KB) Article
  • Buckley, C., Hynes, S. & Mechan, S., (2012) Supply of an ecosystem service - Farmers’ willingness to adopt riparian buffer zones in agricultural catchments, Environmental Science and Policy, 24:101-109 Synopsis (113KB) Article
  • Jordan, P., Haygarth, P.M., Shortle, G. and Harris, R.C. Catchment science and policy for agriculture and water quality. Environmental Science and Policy - in press, doi10.1016/j.envsci.2012.09.009
  • Wall, D.P., Murphy, P.N.C., Melland, A.R., Mechan, S., Shine, O., Buckley, C., Mellander, P-E., Shortle, G. & Jordan, P. (2012). Evaluating agricultural nutrient source regulations at different scales in five Irish catchments. Environmental Science and Policy, 24:34-43 Synopsis (1MB)
  • Mellander, P.E., Melland, A.R., Jordan, P., Wall, D.P., Murphy, P.N.C., Shortle, G., (2012) Quantifying nutrient transfer pathways in agricultural catchments using high temporal resolution data. Environmental Science & Policy. 24:44-57 Synopsis (1.4MB)
  • Melland, A.R., Mellander, P.-E., Murphy, P.N.C., Wall, D.P., Mechan, S., Shine, O., Shortle, G., Jordan, P., (2012) Stream water quality in intensive cereal cropping catchments with regulated nutrient management. Environmental Science & Policy, 24:58-70
  • Buckley, C., (2012) Implementation of the EU Nitrates Directive in the Republic of Ireland - A view from the farm, Ecological Economics, 78:29-36 Synopsis (100KB) Article
  • Mellander P-E, Wall DP, Jordan P, Melland AR, Meehan R, Kelly C & Shortle G. (2012). Delivery and impact bypass in a karst aquifer with high phosphorus source and pathway potential, Water Research, 46; 2225-2236 Synopsis (1.3MB)
  • Jordan P, Melland AR, Mellander P-E, Shortle G & Wall DP (2012). The seasonality of phosphorus transfers from land to water: implications for trophic impacts and policy evaluation. Science of the Total Environment, 434:101-109

Articles

  • Mechan, S. & Wall, DP., Research Update, Environmental Newsletter May (2012) p.4
  • Mechan, S. & Wall, DP., (2012) Putting nutrients on the map, TResearch, Vol.7. No.1, 26-27
  • Wall, DP., McDonald, NT., and Humphreys, J. 2012. Grassland N management: planning for the season ahead. Teagasc Today’s Farm, Vol 23, Number 1 Jan/Feb 2012.

Presentations

  • Agricultural Economic Society of Ireland - Buckley, C., Wall, D., Murphy, P.N.C. Nutrient Budgeting at farm level – Eco-efficiency of specialist dairy farms, October 18, 2012, Dublin.
  • 17th International Nitrogen Workshop - McDonald, N. T., Watson, C.J., Laughlin, R.J., Lalor, S.T.J., Hoekstra, N.J., and Wall, D.P., Investigating the efficacy of soil nitrogen tests to predict soil nitrogen supply across a range of Irish soil types under controlled environmental conditions. Wexford, Opera House, June 26-29 2012. N-Workshop_2012_Abstract-NMcD
  • 17th annual Teagasc Walsh Fellowship Seminar 2012 - Noeleen. T. McDonald, C.J. Watson, R.J. Laughlin, S.T.J. Lalor, and D.P. Wall., Utilizing the soils nitrogen supply potential for efficient grass production. RDS, Dublin, November 22nd 2012., from which Noeleen McDonald received overall winner of the . Abstract
  • World Congress on Water, Climate and Energy - Mechan, S., & Shine, O., Instrumentation and Data Management Architecture for a Large-scale Catchments Research Programme, May 13-18, 2012 , Dublin Abstract
  • World Congress on Water, Climate and Energy - Murphy, P., Soil and Water Chemistry in Three Irish Agricultural Catchments and Implications for Nutrient Loss and Catchment Management Programme, May 13-18, 2012 , Dublin IWA_Paper_Murphy_et_al
  • World Congress on Water, Climate and Energy - Mellander, PE., Attenuation of phosphorus transfers in an agricultural karstic spring zone of contribution, May 13-18, 2012. IWA-WCE-Paper_Mellander
  • World Congress on Water, Climate and Energy - Buckley, C., Abatement of diffuse pollution from agriculture through efficient nutrient budgeting at farm level, May 13-18, 2012 Abstract
  • European Geophysical Union – General Assembly 2012 – Per-Erik Mellander, Alice R Melland, Phil Jordan, Paul NC Murphy, David Wall & Ger Shortle. Unmixing stream water chemistry: nutrient load pathways assessed from high resolution data. Vienna, 22-27 April 2012.
  • 86th Annual Agricultural Economic Society Conference - Buckley, C., Adoption of desirable nutrient management practices by farmers, University of Warwick, April 16-18th. Buckley_AESAbstract
  • Water Landuse Workshop - Agriculture reflected in Irish waters: maintaining good quality with increased production - Per-Erik Mellander, Alice Melland, Phil Jordan, Paul Murphy & Ger Shortle. Uppsala, 28-30 March 2012.
  • Geophysical Association of Ireland – Per-Erik Mellander, Alice Melland, Phil Jordan, Paul Murphy & Ger Shortle. The use of geophysics in interpreting hydro-geological pathways of diffuse nutrient loss in two agricultural river catchments. Dublin, 15th February 2012.

Posters

  • Mechan, S., Lalor, S.T.J., Shine O., Jordan, P. & Wall, DP., Using data management systems to facilitate better nutrient management planning on Irish farms, 17th International Nitrogen Workshop, June 26-29, 2012, Wexford NWorkshop_Mechan (994KB)
  • Melland, A., Ryan, D., Shortle, G., and Jordan, P., A cost : benefit evaluation of in situ high temporal resolution stream nutrient monitoring, World Congress on Water, Climate and Energy, May 13-18, 2012, Dublin Melland_IWA2012 (825KB)
  • Crockford, L., Jordan, P., & Taylor, D., Lake phosphorus load apportionment and seasonal impacts, World Congress on Water, Climate and Energy, May 13-18, 2012, Dublin Lucy_IWA (1.6MB)
  • Shore, M., Extent and role of ditches in affecting hydrological connectivity in agricultural landscapes, World Congress on Water, Climate and Energy, May 13-18, 2012, Dublin Shore_IWA2012 (1.2MB)

2011

  • 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)

2010

  • Fealy, R.M., Buckley, C., Mechan, S., Melland, A., Mellander, P-E., Shortle, G., Wall. D. and Jordan, P. (2010).The Irish Agricultural Catchments Programme: catchment selection using spatial multi-criteria decision analysis. Soil Use and Management, 26, 225-236.
  • Schulte, R.P.O., Melland, A.R., Fenton, O., Herlihy, M., Richards, K. and Jordan P. (2010). Modelling soil phosphorus decline: Expectations of Water Framework Directive policies. Environmental Science and Policy, 13, 472-484.

Articles

Presentations

  • Agricultural Economics Conference - Buckley, C. (2010). Efficient Nutrient Management - A win for the farmer and a win for the environment. Edinburgh, 30-Mar-2010
  • Food, Feed, Energy and Fibre from land - a Vision for 2020 - Buckley, C. (2010). Nutrient Management Efficiency in Ireland - A data envelopment analysis of specialist dairy and tillage farms.  12-14 April 2010 Queens University Belfast.
  • EGU Vienna May - Melland, A.R., Jordan, P., Wall, D., Mellander, P.E., Mechan, S., Shortle, G., 2010. EGU2010-0. In, Geophysical Research Abstracts EGU General Assembly. Vienna, Austria.
  • WCSS2010 Brisbane July - Melland, A.R., Wall, D., Mellander, P.-E., Jordan, P., Mechan, S., 2010. Soil management and stream water quality at the agricultural catchment scale in Ireland. In R.J. Gilkes, N. Prakongkep (Eds.), Proceedings of the 19th World Congress of Soil Science; Soil Solutions for a Changing World. Symposium 4.1.2 Management and protection of receiving environments. IUSS, Brisbane, Australia, pp. 175-178.
  • Demonstration Test Catchments Invited Knowledge Exchange, Lancaster, September - Phil, David, Per-Erik and Alice presented methods and preliminary results for all components of the biophysical programme.
  • Regional Science Association International British and Irish Section 39th Annual Conference - Buckley, C., 2010. Efficient nutrient management across regions - A potential winner for all. Glasgow 25th – 27th August, 2010
  • IPW6 Seville September - Wall, D.P., Melland, A.R., Buckley, C., Jordan, P., Mechan, S., Mellander, P-E., and Shortle, G. 2010. The Agricultural Catchments Programme; an environmental and socio economic evaluation of the Nitrates Directive National Action Programme in Ireland. In 6th International Phosphorus Workshop abstracts, Sept. 27-Oct. 1, 2010, Seville, Spain. pp.172.
  • 1st Annual Conference of the Irish Environmental Economist’s Network - Buckley, C., 2010. Efficient nutrient management - The potential double dividend. Athenry, September 2nd 2010
  • 14th IWA Diffuse Pollution Specialist Group: DipCon -  Buckley, C., 2010. DipCon_Abstract 2010 September 12-17, Beaupré, Québec, Canada.
  • SEMRU_agenda SEMRU - Buckley, C., 2010. Socio-Economic Analysis of Attitude to Water Quality Measures Nov-17, 2010, NUI Galway.
  • AGU Fall Meeting  - Melland, A.R., Jordan, P., Wall, D., Mellander, P.E., Buckley, C., Mechan, S., Shortle, G., 2010. Catchment-scale evaluation of environmental regulations in the agricultural sector in Ireland 13-17 December San Francisco, California

Posters

  • Murphy, S. Poster, The International Society of Microbial Ecology Conference, Seattle August 2010
  • Jordan, P., Melland, A., Cassidy, R., 2010. Observations on high resolution nutrient monitoring in rivers. In, 6th International Workshop on Phosphorus (IPW6); Towards a sustainable control of diffuse P loss: risk, monitoring, modelling, and mitigation options. Seville, Spain.
  • Jordan, P., Melland, A., Fenton, O. Richards, K., Schulte, R. 2010. A model to predict soil P depletion to achieve agronomic and environmental objectives. In, 6th International Workshop on Phosphorus (IPW6); Towards a sustainable control of diffuse P loss: risk, monitoring, modelling, and mitigation options. Seville, Spain.
  • Wall, D.P, and Mechan, S. 2010. Soil phosphorus management in agricultural catchments in Ireland. In 6th International Phosphorus Workshop abstracts, Sept. 27-Oct. 1, 2010, Seville, Spain. pp.143.  Poster
  • Shore, M.. Melland, A.R., Mellander, P-E., Jordan P. Verification of Digital Terrain Derived Hydrological Flow Paths in Agricultural Catchments. 14th IWA Diffuse Pollution Specialist Group: DipCon 2010 September 12-17, Beaupré, Québec, Canada.

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