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  • Yin, Zhengliang; Xie, Liangxu; Cao, Shunsheng; Xiao, Yingguan; Chen, Gang; Jiang, Ying; Wei, Wenxian; Wu, Limin (Elsevier, 2020-04-10)
    Although photocatalysis has attracted tremendous research interest, there still remains critical challenges (e.g., low visible-light quantum efficiency, organic media, etc.), especially for selective hydrogenation of ...
  • Eduok, Samuel; Ferguson, Robert; Jefferson, Bruce; Villa, Raffaella; Coulon, Frederic (Elsevier, 2017-07-23)
    To investigate the potential effect of aged engineered nanoparticles (a-ENPs) on sludge digestion performance, 150 L pilot anaerobic digesters (AD) were fed with a blend of primary and waste activated sludge spiked either ...
  • Mallory, Adrian; Crapper, Martin; Holm, Rochelle H. (MDPI, 2019-03-28)
    Re-using faecal sludge (FS) to generate value has the potential to contribute towards solving the issue of long term sanitation solutions in growing urban areas across sub-Saharan Africa; however, hitherto, no design tools ...
  • Burgess, Paul; den Herder, M.; Dupraz, C.; Garnett, Kenisha; Giannitsopoulos, Michail; Graves, Anil; Hermansen, J. E.; Kanzler, M.; Liagre, F.; Mirck, J.; Moreno, G.; Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Palma, J. H. N.; Pantera, A.; Plieninger, T. (Cranfield University, 2018-02-28)
    Executive summary: The AGFORWARD project (Grant Agreement N° 613520) had the overall goal to promote agroforestry practices in Europe that will advance sustainable rural development. It had four objectives (described ...
  • Burgess, Paul; den Herder, M.; Dupraz, C.; Garnett, Kenisha; Giannitsopoulos, Michail; Graves, Anil; Hermansen, J. E.; Kanzler, M.; Liagre, F.; Moreno, G.; Mosquera-Losada, M. R.; Palma, J. H. N.; Pantera, A.; Plieninger, T. (Cranfield University, 2018-03-01)
    Project context The European Union has targets to improve the competitiveness of European agriculture and forestry, whilst improving the environment and the quality of rural life. At the same time there is a need to ...
  • 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 ...
  • Alban, Echchelh; Hess, Tim M.; Sakrabani, Ruben (Elsevier, 2019-10-29)
    Produced water (PW) is the largest by-product generated from oil and gas extraction. Currently, half of the total PW volume is managed through environmentally-controverted and costly disposal practices. In dry regions, PW ...
  • Damianidis, Christos; Santiago-Freijanes, Jose Javier; den Herder, Michael; Burgess, Paul; Mosquera-Losada, Maria Rosa; Graves, Anil; Papadopoulos, Andreas; Pisanelli, Andrea; Camilli, Francesca; Rois-Díaz, Mercedes; Kay, Sonja; Palma, Joao H. N.; Pantera, Anastasia (Springer, 2020-01-11)
    Wildfires have always been an integral part of the ecology of many terrestrial ecosystems, but their frequency is increasing in many parts of the world. Wildfires were once a natural phenomenon, but after humans learned ...
  • 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 ...
  • Baig, Mirza B.; Burgess, Paul J.; Fike, John H. (Springer Verlag, 2020-01-01)
    Globally, forest ecosystems are shrinking and their health is declining due to a range of biotic and abiotic factors. Forest ecosystems in Pakistan are no exception and the country faces a crisis as its growing population ...
  • 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 ...

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