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Meta-Analysis of Biochar as an Amendment for Arsenic Mitigation in Paddy Soils (2024)
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Mandal, J., Kumari Sharma, P., Mondal, D., Wood, M. D., Hutchinson, S. M., Kirby, J., & Srivastava, P. (2024). Meta-Analysis of Biochar as an Amendment for Arsenic Mitigation in Paddy Soils. Current Pollution Reports, https://doi.org/10.1007/s40726-023-00288-1

Purpose of Review The purpose of this review is to evaluate the effectiveness of biochar in immobilizing arsenic (As) in contaminated paddy soils and its impact on As availability and bioaccumulation in rice, as well as rice plant biomass. Recent Fin... Read More about Meta-Analysis of Biochar as an Amendment for Arsenic Mitigation in Paddy Soils.

Aspects of microbial communities in peatland carbon cycling under changing climate and land use pressures (2023)
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Robinson, C., Ritson, J., Alderson, D., Malik, A., Heinemeyer, A., Gallago-Sala, A., …Evans, M. (2023). Aspects of microbial communities in peatland carbon cycling under changing climate and land use pressures

Globally, major efforts are being made to restore peatlands to maximise their resilience to anthropogenic climate change, which puts continuous pressure on peatland ecosystems and modifies the geography of the environmental envelope that underpins pe... Read More about Aspects of microbial communities in peatland carbon cycling under changing climate and land use pressures.

The Virtual Palaeosciences (ViPs) project: resources for online learning in or out of a pandemic (2022)
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Hutchinson, S., Bacon, K., Bunting, M., & Hurrell, E. (2022). The Virtual Palaeosciences (ViPs) project: resources for online learning in or out of a pandemic. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1080/03098265.2022.2129599

The Virtual Palaeosciences (ViPs) project is a collaborative initiative bringing palaeoscientists together to locate, access and share online educational resources (OERs). It began as a response to the 2020 shift to online learning when the COVID-19... Read More about The Virtual Palaeosciences (ViPs) project: resources for online learning in or out of a pandemic.

Tectonic, climatic and autogenic controls on the late quaternary evolution of the Someș fluvial fan, North-East Pannonian Basin, Central Europe (2022)
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Persoiu, I., Sipos, G., Radoane, M., Hutchinson, S., Michczyńska, D., & Persoiu, A. (2022). Tectonic, climatic and autogenic controls on the late quaternary evolution of the Someș fluvial fan, North-East Pannonian Basin, Central Europe. Geomorphology, 417, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2022.108450

The Someș fluvial fan is located in the NW extremity of the Great Hungarian Plain (Pannonian Basin). It was formed by the left-side tributaries of the Tisa River (a tributary of the Danube) as they developed westward, following the avulsion of the ma... Read More about Tectonic, climatic and autogenic controls on the late quaternary evolution of the Someș fluvial fan, North-East Pannonian Basin, Central Europe.

Multi‐Centennial Variability of Yangtze Delta Growth Over the Last 2000 Years: Interplay of Climate and People (2022)
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Nian, X., Zhang, W., Wang, X., Hutchinson, S. M., Zhao, X., & Liu, K. (2022). Multi‐Centennial Variability of Yangtze Delta Growth Over the Last 2000 Years: Interplay of Climate and People. Earth's Future, 10(8), https://doi.org/10.1029/2021ef002461

Reconstruction of sediment accumulation in river deltas over the Holocene provides a basis for understanding the relationship between climate change, human activities and delta growth. However, variations in deposition rates on a centennial‐scale ove... Read More about Multi‐Centennial Variability of Yangtze Delta Growth Over the Last 2000 Years: Interplay of Climate and People.

Holocene wildfire regimes in western Siberia: interaction between peatland moisture conditions and the composition of plant functional types (2022)
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Feurdean, A., Diaconu, A., Pfeiffer, M., Gałka, M., Hutchinson, S., Butiseaca, G., …Kirpotin, S. (2022). Holocene wildfire regimes in western Siberia: interaction between peatland moisture conditions and the composition of plant functional types. Climate of the Past, 18(6), 1255-1274. https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-18-1255-2022

Wildfire is the most common disturbance type in boreal forests and can trigger significant changes in forest composition. Waterlogging in peatlands determines the degree of tree cover and the depth of the burnt horizon associated with wildfires. Howe... Read More about Holocene wildfire regimes in western Siberia: interaction between peatland moisture conditions and the composition of plant functional types.

Holocene wildfire regimes in forested peatlands in western Siberia: interaction between peatland moisture conditions and the composition of plant functional types (2022)
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Feurdean, A., Diaconu, A., Pfeiffer, M., Gałka, M., Hutchinson, S., Butiseaca, G., …Kirpotin, S. (2022). Holocene wildfire regimes in forested peatlands in western Siberia: interaction between peatland moisture conditions and the composition of plant functional types. #Journal not on list, 18(6), https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-2021-125

Wildfire is the most common disturbance type in boreal forests and can trigger significant changes in forest composition. Waterlogging in peatlands determines the degree of tree cover and the depth of the burnt horizon associated with wildfires. Ho... Read More about Holocene wildfire regimes in forested peatlands in western Siberia: interaction between peatland moisture conditions and the composition of plant functional types.

Challenges in interpreting geochemical data : an appraisal of analytical techniques applied to a karstic lake sediment record (2022)
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Haliuc, A., Bonk, A., Longman, J., Hutchinson, S., Zak, M., & Veres, D. (2022). Challenges in interpreting geochemical data : an appraisal of analytical techniques applied to a karstic lake sediment record. Water, 14(5), e806. https://doi.org/10.3390/w14050806

The paleoclimatic and paleoenvironmental changes inferred from shifts in lake sediment geochemistry require reliable, efficient and cost-effective methods of analysis. The available geochemical techniques, however, suggest that different analytical a... Read More about Challenges in interpreting geochemical data : an appraisal of analytical techniques applied to a karstic lake sediment record.

Meta-analysis enables prediction of the maximum permissible arsenic concentration in Asian paddy soil (2021)
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Mandal, J., Sengupta, S., Sarkar, S., Mukherjee, A., Wood, M., Hutchinson, S., & Mondal, D. (2021). Meta-analysis enables prediction of the maximum permissible arsenic concentration in Asian paddy soil. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 9, 760125. https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2021.760125

It is now well-established that not just drinking water, but irrigation water contaminated with arsenic (As) is an important source of human As exposure through water-soil-rice transfer. While drinking water As has a permissible, or guideline value,... Read More about Meta-analysis enables prediction of the maximum permissible arsenic concentration in Asian paddy soil.

Supplementary material to 'Holocene wildfire regimes in forested peatlands in western Siberia: interaction between peatland moisture conditions and the composition of plant functional types' (2021)
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Feurdean, A., Diaconu, A., Pfeiffer, M., Gałka, M., Hutchinson, S., Butiseaca, G., …Kirpotin, S. (2021). Supplementary material to 'Holocene wildfire regimes in forested peatlands in western Siberia: interaction between peatland moisture conditions and the composition of plant functional types'. [Supplementary material]

Characteristics of iron-containing magnetic particles in household dust from an urban area : a case study in the megacity of Shanghai (2021)
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Chen, Y., Zhang, W., Dong, C., Hutchinson, S., & Feng, H. (2022). Characteristics of iron-containing magnetic particles in household dust from an urban area : a case study in the megacity of Shanghai. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 424(Part A), 127212. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhazmat.2021.127212

In order to characterize the magnetic properties and trace sources of household dust particles, magnetic measurements, geochemical and SEM/TEM analyses were performed on vacuum dust from 40 homes in Shanghai, China. Iron-containing magnetic particles... Read More about Characteristics of iron-containing magnetic particles in household dust from an urban area : a case study in the megacity of Shanghai.

Greigite as an Indicator for Salinity and Sedimentation Rate Change: Evidence From the Yangtze River Delta, China (2021)
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Chen, Y., Zhang, W., Nian, X., Sun, Q., Ge, C., Hutchinson, S. M., …Zhao, X. (2021). Greigite as an Indicator for Salinity and Sedimentation Rate Change: Evidence From the Yangtze River Delta, China. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 126(3), e2020JB021085. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020jb021085

Ferrimagnetic greigite (Fe3S4) is widespread in the sedimentary environment. Despite abundant reports of greigite occurrence in marine and lacustrine deposits, its formation mechanisms in deltaic deposits remain poorly studied. Here we investigate gr... Read More about Greigite as an Indicator for Salinity and Sedimentation Rate Change: Evidence From the Yangtze River Delta, China.

The transformation of the forest steppe in the lower Danube Plain of south-eastern Europe : 6000 years of vegetation and land use dynamics (2021)
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Feurdean, A., Grindean, R., Florescu, G., Tanţău, I., Niedermeyer, E., Diaconu, A., …Hickler, T. (2021). The transformation of the forest steppe in the lower Danube Plain of south-eastern Europe : 6000 years of vegetation and land use dynamics. Biogeosciences, 18(3), 1081-1103. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-18-1081-2021

Forest steppes are dynamic ecosystems, highly susceptible to changes in climate and land use. Here we examine the Holocene history of the European forest steppe ecotone in the Lower Danube Plain to better understand its sensitivity to climate fluctua... Read More about The transformation of the forest steppe in the lower Danube Plain of south-eastern Europe : 6000 years of vegetation and land use dynamics.

Towards a microbial process-based understanding of the resilience of peatland ecosystem service provisioning – a research agenda (2020)
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Ritson, J., Alderson, D., Robinson, C., Burkitt, A., Heinemeyer, A., Stimson, A., …Evans, M. (2021). Towards a microbial process-based understanding of the resilience of peatland ecosystem service provisioning – a research agenda. Science of the Total Environment, 759, 143467. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.143467

Peatlands are wetland ecosystems with great significance as natural habitats and as major global carbon stores. They have been subject to widespread exploitation and degradation with resulting losses in characteristic biota and ecosystem functions su... Read More about Towards a microbial process-based understanding of the resilience of peatland ecosystem service provisioning – a research agenda.

Climate and land-use as the main drivers of recent environmental change in a mid-altitude mountain lake, Romanian Carpathians (2020)
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Haliuc, A., Buczkó, K., Hutchinson, S., Ács, É., Magyari, E., Korponai, J., …Veres, D. (2020). Climate and land-use as the main drivers of recent environmental change in a mid-altitude mountain lake, Romanian Carpathians. PLoS ONE, 15(10), e0239209. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0239209

Recent decades have been marked by unprecendented environmental changes which threaten the integrity of freshwater systems and their ecological value. Although most of these changes can be attributed to human activities, disentagling natural and anth... Read More about Climate and land-use as the main drivers of recent environmental change in a mid-altitude mountain lake, Romanian Carpathians.

Recent fire regime in the southern boreal forests of western Siberia is unprecedented in the last five millennia (2020)
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Feurdean, A., Florescu, G., Tanţău, I., Vannière, B., Diaconu, A., Pfeiffer, M., …Kirpotin, S. (2020). Recent fire regime in the southern boreal forests of western Siberia is unprecedented in the last five millennia. Quaternary Science Reviews, 244, 106495. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2020.106495

Wildfires in Siberia are documented to have increased in frequency and severity over recent decades. However, in the absence of long-term records, it is unclear how far and why this trend deviates from centennial to millennial scale variability. Here... Read More about Recent fire regime in the southern boreal forests of western Siberia is unprecedented in the last five millennia.