Browsing School of Water, Energy and Environment (SWEE) by Title

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  • Salmoral, Gloria; Khatun, Kaysara; Llive, Freddy; Madrid Lopez, Cristina (Elsevier, 2018-08-01)
    Ecuador is facing several threats to its food and water security, with over a tenth of its population currently undernourished and living in poverty. As a response, its government is incorporating new patterns of land use ...
  • Church, Sarah P.; Haigh, Tonya; Widhalm, Melissa; Garcia de Jalon, Silvestre; Babin, Nicholas; Carlton, J. Stuart; Dunn, Michael; Fagan, Katie; Knutson, Cody L.; Prokopy, Linda S. (Elsevier, 2016-11)
    The Midwestern United States experienced a devastating drought in 2012, leading to reduced corn and soybean yields and increased instances of pests and disease. Climate change induced weather variability and extremes are ...
  • Sonja, Kay; Rega, Carlo; Moreno, Gerardo; den Herder, Michael; Palma, João H.N.; Borek, Robert; Crous-Duran, Josep; Freese, Dirk; Giannitsopoulos, Michail; Graves, Anil; Jäger, Mareike; Lamersdorf, Norbert; Memedemin, Daniyar; Mosquera-Losada, Rosa; Pantera, Anastasia; Paracchini, Maria Luisa; Paris, Pierluigi; Roces-Díaz, José V.; Rolo, Victor; Rosati, Adolfo; Sandor, Mignon; Smith, Jo; Szerencsits, Erich; Varga, Anna; Viaud, Valérie; Wawer, Rafal; Burgess, Paul J.; Herzog, Felix (Elsevier, 2019-03-06)
    Agroforestry, relative to conventional agriculture, contributes significantly to carbon sequestration, increases a range of regulating ecosystem services, and enhances biodiversity. Using a transdisciplinary approach, we ...
  • Pantera, A.; Burgess, Paul J.; Mosquera Losada, R.; Moreno, G.; López-Díaz, M. L.; Corroyer, N.; McAdam, J.; Rosati, A.; Papadopoulos, A. M.; Graves, Anil; Rigueiro Rodríguez, A.; Ferreiro-Domínguez, N.; Fernández Lorenzo, J. L.; González-Hernández, M. P.; Papanastasis, V. P.; Mantzanas, K.; van Lerberghe, Philippe; Malignier, N. (2018-01-06)
    Most farm-based agroforestry projects focus on the integration of trees on arable or livestock enterprises. This paper focuses on the integration of understorey crops and/or livestock within high value tree systems (e.g., ...
  • Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Santiago-Freijanes, J. J.; Pisanelli, A.; Rois-Díaz, M.; Smith, J.; den Herder, M.; Moreno, G.; Ferreiro-Domínguez, N.; Malignier, N.; Lamersdorf, N.; Balaguer, F.; Pantera, A.; Rigueiro-Rodríguez, A.; Aldrey, J. A.; González-Hernández, M. P.; Fernández-Lorenzo, J. L.; Romero-Franco, R.; Burgess, P. J. (Springer, 2018-06-26)
    Agroforestry is a sustainable land management system that should be more strongly promoted in Europe to ensure adequate ecosystem service provision in the old continent (Decision 529/2013) through the common agricultural ...
  • Burgess, Paul J. (The Royal Forestry Society, 2017-04-30)
    The Royal Forestry Society, the Woodland Trust and the Soil Association are hosting a one-day conference on ‘Agroforestry: Improving Productivity for Farmers and Foresters’ at Cranfield University, Bedfordshire on 22 June ...
  • Kay, Sonja; Graves, Anil; Palma, Joao H. N.; Moreno, Gerardo; Roces-Diaz, Jose V.; Aviron, Stephanie; Chouvardas, Dimitrios; Crous-Duran, Josep; Ferreiro-Dominguez, Nuria; Garcia de Jalon, Silvestre; Macicasan, Vlad; Mosquera-Losada, Maria Rosa; Pantera, Anastasia; Santiago-Freijanes, Jose Javier; Szerencsits, Erich; Torralba, Mario; Burgess, Paul; Herzog, Felix (Elsevier, 2019-02-02)
    The study assessed the economic performance of marketable ecosystem services (ES) (biomass production) and non-marketable ecosystem services and dis-services (groundwater, nutrient loss, soil loss, carbon sequestration, ...
  • Moreno, G.; Aviron, S.; Berg, S.; Crous-Duran, J.; Franca, A.; García de Jalón, S.; Hartel, T.; Mirck, J.; Pantera, A.; Palma, J. H. N.; Paulo, J. A.; Re, G. A.; Sanna, F.; Thenail, C.; Varga, A.; Viaud, V.; Burgess, Paul J. (2017-09-30)
    Land use systems that integrate woody vegetation with livestock and/or crops and are recognised for their biodiversity and cultural importance can be termed high nature and cultural value (HNCV) agroforestry. In this review, ...
  • Ali, Z.; Rauf, A.; Sidra, S.; Nasir, Zaheer A.; Colbeck, Ian (Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, 2015-06-30)
    The transport sector is a major contributor towards air pollution, particularly in the urban areas. Air quality at two major heavy traffic roads of Lahore, Pakistan was evaluated. Particulate matter (PM) was monitored for ...
  • Nasir, Zaheer A.; Campos, L. C.; Christie, N.; Colbeck, I. (Springer Verlag, 2016-06-18)
    Exposure to airborne biological hazards in an ever expanding urban transport infrastructure and highly diverse mobile population is of growing concern, in terms of both public health and biosecurity. The existing policies ...
  • Whitton, Rachel Louise (Cranfield University, 2016-02)
    The onset of the Water Framework Directive (WFD) will challenge water utilities to further reduce their wastewater phosphorus discharges to < 0.5 mg.L- 1 . Whilst conventional treatments, such as chemical dosing, are ...
  • Judd, Simon J.; van den Broeke, Leo J.P.; Shurair, Mohamed; Kuti, Yussuf; Znad, Hussein (Elsevier, 2015-08-28)
    The recent literature pertaining to the application of algal photobioreactors (PBRs) to both carbon dioxide mitigation and nutrient abatement is reviewed and the reported data analysed. The review appraises the influence ...
  • Douglas, Reward; Nawar, S; Alamar, M. Carmen; Coulon, Frederic; Mouazen, Abdul M. (Taylor & Francis, 2017-10-11)
    This review provides a critical insight into the selection of chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques for semi-quantitative and quantitative detection of petroleum hydrocarbons in soil and sediment matrices. Advantages ...
  • Lee, Hyang Burm; Patriarca, Andrea; Magan, Naresh (Hangug Gynnhaghoi, 2016-06-30)
    Alternaria species are common saprophytes or pathogens of a wide range of plants pre- and post-harvest. This review considers the relative importance of Alternaria species, their ecology, competitiveness, production of ...
  • Lee, Hyang Burm; Patriarca, Andrea; Magan, Naresh (Hangug Gynnhaghoi, 2015-09-01)
  • Pawlett, Mark; Owen, Andy; Tibbett, Mark (Wiley, 2018-06-19)
    Anaerobic digestate applied to land is a source of readily available nutrients, yet there is a paucity of knowledge regarding effects on grassland. To address this, we investigated the viability of using digestate as an ...
  • Jiang, Ying; McAdam, Ewan; Zhang, Yue; Heaven, Sonia; Banks, Charles J.; Longhurst, Philip (Elsevier, 2019-07-20)
    As a waste management technology which offers environmental benefit and renewable energy production, anaerobic digestion (AD) has become the preferred technology for the treatment of organic waste. However, in such waste ...
  • Matos, Ravenna Lessa; Lu, Tiejun; McConville, Christopher; Leeke, Gary; Ingram, Andrew (Elsevier, 2017-12-12)
    Dry powder formulations with potential application in pulmonary drug delivery were produced by integrating the Supercritical Antisolvent (SAS) process with a fluidized bed (FB) under pressure. The simultaneous precipitation ...
  • Saleem, Mubashir; Alibardi, Luca; Cossu, Raffaello; Lavagnolo, Maria Cristina; Spagni, Alessandro (Elsevier, 2016-11-21)
    This research is a contribution towards evaluating the appropriate fouling mechanism responsible for the flux decline under dynamic membrane (DM) filtration and its formation mechanism by using gravity-driven filtration ...
  • Dudziak, T.; Lukaszewicz, Mikolaj; Simms, Nigel J.; Nicholls, John (Springer, 2015-10-30)
    The present work compares the behaviour of four steels: (T23, T92, T347HFG, Super304H) in the temperature range 600–750 °C. This study focuses on the analysis of the oxidation kinetics in terms of mass change, metal loss ...

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