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Physical conditions regulate the fungal to bacterial ratios of a tropical suspended soil (2017)
Journal Article
Donald, J., Bonnett, S., Cutler, M., Majalap, N., Maxfield, P., & Ellwood, M. D. F. (2017). Physical conditions regulate the fungal to bacterial ratios of a tropical suspended soil. Forests, 8(12), https://doi.org/10.3390/f8120474

As a source of ‘suspended soils’, epiphytes contribute large amounts of organic matter to the canopy of tropical rain forests. Microbes associated with epiphytes are responsible for much of the nutrient cycling taking place in rain forest canopies. H... Read More about Physical conditions regulate the fungal to bacterial ratios of a tropical suspended soil.

Hydrological legacy determines the type of enzyme inhibition in a peatlands chronosequence (2017)
Journal Article
Bonnett, S., Maltby, E., & Freeman, C. (2017). Hydrological legacy determines the type of enzyme inhibition in a peatlands chronosequence. Scientific Reports, 7(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-10430-x

© 2017 The Author(s). Peatland ecosystems contain one-third of the world's soil carbon store and many have been exposed to drought leading to a loss of carbon. Understanding biogeochemical mechanisms affecting decomposition in peatlands is essential... Read More about Hydrological legacy determines the type of enzyme inhibition in a peatlands chronosequence.

The relative importance of invertebrate and microbial decomposition in a rainforest restoration project (2017)
Journal Article
Donald, J., Weir, I., Bonnett, S., Maxfield, P., & Ellwood, M. D. F. (2018). The relative importance of invertebrate and microbial decomposition in a rainforest restoration project. Restoration Ecology, 26(2), 220-226. https://doi.org/10.1111/rec.12553

© 2017 Society for Ecological Restoration Tropical rainforests are increasingly disturbed by human activities. While restoration projects often succeed in replacing tree cover, they rarely manage to restore soil function. Consequently, there is an ur... Read More about The relative importance of invertebrate and microbial decomposition in a rainforest restoration project.

Biogeochemistry in the scales (2017)
Book Chapter
Bonnett, S., Maxfield, P., Hill, A. A., & Ellwood, M. D. F. (2017). Biogeochemistry in the scales. In J. N. Furze, K. Swing, A. K. Gupta, R. McClatchey, & D. Reynolds (Eds.), Mathematical Advances Towards Sustainable Environmental SystemsSpringer International Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-43901-3

Global environmental change is challenging our understanding of how communities as a whole interact with their physical environment. Ideally, we would model the impacts of global environmental change at a global level. However, in order to mathematic... Read More about Biogeochemistry in the scales.