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The influence of the North Atlantic oscillation & East Atlantic pattern on drought in British catchments (2022)
Journal Article
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2022). The influence of the North Atlantic oscillation & East Atlantic pattern on drought in British catchments. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 10, Article 754597. https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2022.754597

Drought events are influenced by a combination of both climatic and local catchment characteristics. In Great Britain the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) has long been recognised as the leading mode of climate variability, and studies have also note... Read More about The influence of the North Atlantic oscillation & East Atlantic pattern on drought in British catchments.

Hotels and the human right to water: Prospect and challenges in Yogyakarta, Indonesia (2022)
Thesis
Sandang, Y. Hotels and the human right to water: Prospect and challenges in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/7562679

This study examines how the use of water by the tourism industry affects local communities, within the Yogyakarta region of Java, Indonesia as a case study. This study takes into account the business and human rights (to water) framework. Such a fram... Read More about Hotels and the human right to water: Prospect and challenges in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

The spatio-temporal influence of atmospheric circulations on monthly precipitation in Great Britain (2022)
Journal Article
West, H., White, P., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2022). The spatio-temporal influence of atmospheric circulations on monthly precipitation in Great Britain. Atmosphere, 13(3), Article 429. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos13030429

It has long been understood that the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) is a key driver of regional climate in Great Britain and across Europe. However, studies have also noted that there is spatio-temporal variability in NAO-rainfall signatures which... Read More about The spatio-temporal influence of atmospheric circulations on monthly precipitation in Great Britain.

Spatio-temporal propagation of North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) rainfall deviations to streamflow in British catchments (2022)
Journal Article
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2022). Spatio-temporal propagation of North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) rainfall deviations to streamflow in British catchments. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 67(5), 676-688. https://doi.org/10.1080/02626667.2022.2038791

The North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) teleconnection is often cited as the leading mode of climate variability in Great Britain. The NAO has been found to produce significant rainfall deviations that vary in space and time. This study sought to analys... Read More about Spatio-temporal propagation of North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) rainfall deviations to streamflow in British catchments.

The efficiency of elemental geochemistry and weathering indices as tracers in aeolian sediment provenance fingerprinting (2021)
Journal Article
Nosrati, K., Moradian, H., Dolatkordestani, M., Mol, L., & Collins, A. L. (2022). The efficiency of elemental geochemistry and weathering indices as tracers in aeolian sediment provenance fingerprinting. CATENA, 210, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2021.105932

Confirmation of cost-effective and reliable tracers for aeolian sediment (sand dune) source fingerprinting warrants further research. Accordingly, the main objective of the work reported in this paper was to investigate the efficiency of weathering i... Read More about The efficiency of elemental geochemistry and weathering indices as tracers in aeolian sediment provenance fingerprinting.

Monthly rainfall signatures of the North Atlantic oscillation and East Atlantic pattern in Great Britain (2021)
Journal Article
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2021). Monthly rainfall signatures of the North Atlantic oscillation and East Atlantic pattern in Great Britain. Atmosphere, 12(11), Article 1533. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12111533

Atmospheric-oceanic circulations (teleconnections) have an important influence on regional climate. In Great Britain, the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) has long been understood as the leading mode of climate variability, and its phase and magnitud... Read More about Monthly rainfall signatures of the North Atlantic oscillation and East Atlantic pattern in Great Britain.

Impact of Reduced Rainfall on Above Ground Dry Matter Production of Semi-natural Grassland in South Gloucestershire, UK: A Rainfall Manipulation Study (2021)
Journal Article
Ayling, S. M., Thompson, J., Gray, A., & McEwen, L. J. (2021). Impact of Reduced Rainfall on Above Ground Dry Matter Production of Semi-natural Grassland in South Gloucestershire, UK: A Rainfall Manipulation Study. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 9, Article 686668. https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2021.686668

In the United Kingdom, agricultural grasslands cover 40% of the land area, make up 89% of the total agricultural area and are an important land use for ecosystem services and food security. Climate change predictions suggest that the United Kingdom w... Read More about Impact of Reduced Rainfall on Above Ground Dry Matter Production of Semi-natural Grassland in South Gloucestershire, UK: A Rainfall Manipulation Study.

Promoting water efficiency and hydrocitizenship in young people’s learning about drought risk in a temperate maritime country (2021)
Journal Article
Jones, V., Whitehouse, S., McEwen, L., Williams, S., & Gorell Barnes, L. (2021). Promoting water efficiency and hydrocitizenship in young people’s learning about drought risk in a temperate maritime country. Water, 13(18), Article 2599. https://doi.org/10.3390/w13182599

Engaging young citizens with drought risk and positive water behaviours is essential in domestic water demand management within the wider climate crisis. This paper evaluates a new research-informed, picture book—‘DRY: The Diary of a Water Superhero’... Read More about Promoting water efficiency and hydrocitizenship in young people’s learning about drought risk in a temperate maritime country.

Multicriteria evaluation of the quality of service of informal public transport: An empirical evidence from Ibadan, Nigeria (2021)
Journal Article
Olowosegun, A., Moyo, D., & Gopinath, D. (2021). Multicriteria evaluation of the quality of service of informal public transport: An empirical evidence from Ibadan, Nigeria. Case Studies on Transport Policy, 9(4), 1518-1530. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cstp.2021.08.002

Developing countries experience a decline in bus public transport investments. Yet informal public transport has continued to grow rapidly. Previous studies have evaluated the Quality of Service (QoS) provided by such informal transport but a multi-c... Read More about Multicriteria evaluation of the quality of service of informal public transport: An empirical evidence from Ibadan, Nigeria.

Beyond inclusion?: Perceptions of the extent to which Extinction Rebellion speaks to, and for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and working-class communities (2021)
Journal Article
Bell, K., & Bevan, G. (2021). Beyond inclusion?: Perceptions of the extent to which Extinction Rebellion speaks to, and for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and working-class communities. Local Environment, 26(10), 1205-1220. https://doi.org/10.1080/13549839.2021.1970728

There is a resurgent interest in, and debate about, inclusive environmentalism. Within this context, it has been alleged that Extinction Rebellion (XR) exclude Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and working-class people. To understand more about... Read More about Beyond inclusion?: Perceptions of the extent to which Extinction Rebellion speaks to, and for, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and working-class communities.

Can the Green New Deal explicitly incorporate degrowth without losing its popular potential? (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Bell, K. (2021, July). Can the Green New Deal explicitly incorporate degrowth without losing its popular potential?. Paper presented at International Society for Ecological Economics and the European Society for Ecological Economics - Building Alternative Livelihoods in times of ecological and political crisis, Online (University of Manchester)

Spatio-temporal variability in North Atlantic oscillation monthly rainfall signatures in Great Britain (2021)
Journal Article
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2021). Spatio-temporal variability in North Atlantic oscillation monthly rainfall signatures in Great Britain. Atmosphere, 12(6), Article 763. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos12060763

The North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) is the primary atmospheric-oceanic circulation/teleconnection influencing regional climate in Great Britain. As our ability to predict the NAO several months in advance increases, it is important that we improve o... Read More about Spatio-temporal variability in North Atlantic oscillation monthly rainfall signatures in Great Britain.

Mapping spatio-temporal variability in NAO rainfall signatures (2021)
Presentation / Conference
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2021, April). Mapping spatio-temporal variability in NAO rainfall signatures. Paper presented at vEGU21: Gather Online

The North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) is often cited as the primary atmospheric-oceanic circulation or teleconnection influencing regional climate in Great Britain. As our ability to predict the NAO several months in advance improves, it is important... Read More about Mapping spatio-temporal variability in NAO rainfall signatures.

Science-narrative explorations of ‘drought thresholds’ in the maritime Eden catchment, Scotland: Implications for local drought risk management (2021)
Journal Article
Bryan, K., Black, A., Blake, J., Afzal, M., & McEwen, L. (2021). Science-narrative explorations of ‘drought thresholds’ in the maritime Eden catchment, Scotland: Implications for local drought risk management. Frontiers in Environmental Science, 9, Article 589980. https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2021.589980

Drought in the United Kingdom is a “hidden” pervasive risk, defined and perceived in different ways by diverse stakeholders and sectors. Scientists and water managers distinguish meteorological, agricultural, hydrological, and socio-economic drought.... Read More about Science-narrative explorations of ‘drought thresholds’ in the maritime Eden catchment, Scotland: Implications for local drought risk management.

Working-Class Environmentalism: An Agenda for an Equitable and Just Transition to Sustainability (2020)
Book
Bell, K. (2020). Working-Class Environmentalism: An Agenda for an Equitable and Just Transition to Sustainability. Palgrave MacMillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-29519-6

This book is about how to develop green transitions which benefit, include and respect working class people. The book will challenge current practice, policy and thinking by highlighting how discriminatory and undermining actions and attitudes towar... Read More about Working-Class Environmentalism: An Agenda for an Equitable and Just Transition to Sustainability.

The health and well-being effects of drought: Assessing multi-stakeholder perspectives through narratives from the UK (2020)
Journal Article
Bryan, K., Ward, S., Roberts, L., White, M. P., Landeg, O., Taylor, T., & McEwen, L. (2020). The health and well-being effects of drought: Assessing multi-stakeholder perspectives through narratives from the UK. Climatic Change, 163(4), 2073-2095. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10584-020-02916-x

The global literature on drought and health highlights a variety of health effects for people in developing countries where certain prevailing social, economic and environmental conditions increase their vulnerability especially with climate change.... Read More about The health and well-being effects of drought: Assessing multi-stakeholder perspectives through narratives from the UK.

Mycorrhizal colonisation in roots of Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) in a permanent pasture under conditions of reduced precipitation (2020)
Journal Article
Ayling, S., George, B., & Rogers, J. (2021). Mycorrhizal colonisation in roots of Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) in a permanent pasture under conditions of reduced precipitation. Botany, 99(4), 199-208. https://doi.org/10.1139/cjb-2020-0162

The UK climate is projected to become warmer, with more frequent hotter, drier summers. Many governments and international organisations are concerned about how climate change will affect food production and security. Mycorrhizal fungi are an essenti... Read More about Mycorrhizal colonisation in roots of Holcus lanatus (Yorkshire Fog) in a permanent pasture under conditions of reduced precipitation.