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Dr Alona Armstrong

Senior Lecturer in Energy and Environmental Sciences

  1. 2020
  2. Published

    Southerly winds increase the electricity generated by solar photovoltaic systems

    Waterworth, D. & Armstrong, A., 15/05/2020, In : Solar Energy. 202, p. 123-135 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. Forthcoming

    Realising co-benefits for natural capital and ecosystem services from solar parks: a co-developed, evidence-based approach

    Armstrong, A., 13/02/2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  4. 2019
  5. Published

    Techno–ecological synergies of solar energy for global sustainability

    Hernandez, R. R., Armstrong, A., Burney, J., Ryan, G., Moore-O’Leary, K., Diédhiou, I., Grodsky, S. M., Saul-Gershenz, L., Davis, R., Macknick, J., Mulvaney, D., Heath, G. A., Easter, S. B., Hoffacker, M. K., Allen, M. F. & Kammen, D. M., 1/07/2019, In : Nature Sustainability. 2, 7, p. 560-568 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  6. 2017
  7. Published

    Kinetics of extraction and in situ transesterification of oils from spent coffee grounds

    Najdanovic, V., Yee-Lam Lee, L., Tavares, M. & Armstrong, A. B., 06/2017, In : Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering. 5, 3, p. 2611-2616 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  8. 2016
  9. Published

    Solar park microclimate and vegetation management effects on grassland carbon cycling

    Armstrong, A. B., Ostle, N. J. & Whitaker, J., 13/07/2016, In : Environmental Research Letters. 11, 7, 11 p., 074016.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  10. Published

    Ground-level climate at a peatland wind farm in Scotland is affected by wind turbine operation

    Armstrong, A. B., Burton, R., Lee, S., Mobbs, S., Ostle, N. J., Smith, V., Waldron, S. & Whitaker, J., 22/04/2016, In : Environmental Research Letters. 11, 4, 8 p., 044024.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  11. 2015
  12. Published

    Biotic and abiotic factors interact to regulate Northern peatland carbon cycling

    Armstrong, A., Waldron, S., Ostle, N. J., Richardson, H. & Whitaker, J., 12/2015, In : Ecosystems. 18, 8, p. 1395-1409 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  13. Published

    Research agendas for the sustainable management of tropical peatland in Malaysia

    Padfield, R., Waldron, S., Drew, S., Papargyropoulou, E., Kumaran, S., Page, S., Gilvear, D., Armstrong, A., Evers, S., Williams, P., Zakaria, Z., Chin, S. Y., Hansen, S. B., Campos-Arceiz, A., Latif, M. T., Sayok, A. & Tham, M. H., 03/2015, In : Environmental Conservation. 42, 1, p. 73-83 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  14. 2014
  15. Published

    Wind farm and solar park effects on plant–soil carbon cycling: uncertain impacts of changes in ground-level microclimate

    Armstrong, A., Waldron, S., Whitaker, J. & Ostle, N., 06/2014, In : Global Change Biology. 20, 6, p. 1699-1706 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  16. 2013
  17. Published

    The price of knowledge in the knowledge economy: Should development of peatland in the UK support a research levy?

    Drew, S., Waldron, S., Gilvear, D., Grieve, I., Armstrong, A., Bragg, O., Brewis, F., Cooper, M., Dargie, T., Duncan, C., Harris, L., Wilson, L., McIver, C., Padfield, R. & Shah, N., 1/05/2013, In : Land Use Policy. 32, p. 50-60 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  18. 2012
  19. Published

    Thermal enhancement of natural magnetism as a tool for tracing eroded soil

    Armstrong, A., Quinton, J. & Maher, B., 11/2012, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 37, 14, p. 1567-1572 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  20. Published

    Multi-scale relationship between peatland vegetation type and dissolved organic carbon concentration

    Armstrong, A., Holden, J., Luxton, K. & Quinton, J. N., 10/2012, In : Ecological Engineering. 47, p. 182-188 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  21. Published

    Effects of soil compaction, rain exposure and their interaction on soil carbon dioxide emission

    Novara, A., Armstrong, A., Gristina, L., Semple, K. T. & Quinton, J. N., 07/2012, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 37, 9, p. 994-999 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  22. Published

    Processes controlling the development of a shielding layer on natural soil

    Armstrong, A., Quinton, J., Heng, B. C. P. & Sander, G. C., 02/2012, In : European Journal of Soil Science. 63, 1, p. 54-64 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  23. 2011
  24. Published

    Controls over nutrient dynamics in overland flows on slopes representative of agricultural land in North West Europe

    Armstrong, A., Quinton, J. N., Francis, B., Heng, B. C. P. & Sander, G. C., 15/08/2011, In : Geoderma. 164, 1-2, p. 2-10 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  25. Published

    The impact of drain blocking on an upland blanket bog during storm and drought events, and the importance of sampling-scale

    Wilson, L., Wilson, J., Holden, J., Johnstone, I., Armstrong, A. & Morris, M., 11/07/2011, In : Journal of Hydrology. 404, 3-4, p. 198-208 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  26. Published

    Ditch blocking, water chemistry and organic carbon flux: Evidence that blanket bog restoration reduces erosion and fluvial carbon loss

    Wilson, L., Wilson, J., Holden, J., Johnstone, I., Armstrong, A. & Morris, M., 1/05/2011, In : Science of the Total Environment. 409, 11, p. 2010-2018 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  27. Published

    Modeling the dynamics of soil erosion and size-selective sediment transport over nonuniform topography in flume-scale experiments

    Heng, B. C. P., Sander, G. C., Armstrong, A., Quinton, J., Chandler, J. H. & Scott, C. F., 10/02/2011, In : Water Resources Research. 47, 2, 11 p., W02513.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  28. Published

    Variability of interrill erosion at low slopes

    Armstrong, A., Quinton, J. N., Heng, B. C. P. & Chandler, J. H., 01/2011, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 36, 1, p. 97-106 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  29. 2010
  30. Published

    Recovery of water tables in Welsh blanket bog after drain blocking: Discharge rates, time scales and the influence of local conditions

    Wilson, L., Wilson, J., Holden, J., Johnstone, I., Armstrong, A. & Morris, M., 24/09/2010, In : Journal of Hydrology. 391, 3-4, p. 377-386 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  31. Published

    Applying close range digital photogrammetry in soil erosion studies

    Heng, B. C. P., Chandler, J. H. & Armstrong, A., 09/2010, In : The Photogrammetric Record. 25, 131, p. 240-265 26 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  32. Published

    The impact of peatland drain-blocking on dissolved organic carbon loss and discolouration of water : results from a national survey.

    Armstrong, A., Holden, J., Kay, P., Francis, B., Foulger, M., Gledhill, S., McDonald, A. & Walker, A., 5/02/2010, In : Journal of Hydrology. 381, 1-2, p. 112-120 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  33. 2009
  34. Published

    Drain-blocking techniques on blanket peat : a framework for best practice.

    Armstrong, A., Holden, J., Kay, P., Foulger, M., Gledhill, S., McDonald, A. & Walker, A., 08/2009, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 90, 11, p. 3512-3519 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  35. Published

    Pumped rainfall simulators: the impact of rain pulses on sediment concentration and size.

    Armstrong, A. & Quinton, J., 07/2009, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 34, 9, p. 1310-1314 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  36. Published

    A pilot study of the efficacy of residuum lodges for managing sediment delivery to impoundment reservoirs.

    Kay, P., Armstrong, A., McDonald, A., Parsons, D., Best, J., Peakall, J., Walker, A., Foulger, M. & Clements, S., 03/2009, In : Water and Environment Journal. 23, 1, p. 52-62 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  37. 2008
  38. Published

    Fitting concentration and load rating curves with generalized linear models.

    Cox, N. J., Warburton, J., Armstrong, A. & Holliday, V. J., 01/2008, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 33, 1, p. 25-39 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  39. 2007
  40. Published

    Predicting the future carbon budget of an upland peat catchment.

    Worrall, F., Burt, T., Adamson, J., Reed, M., Warburton, J., Armstrong, A. & Evans, M., 11/2007, In : Climatic Change. 85, 1-2, p. 139-158 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  41. Published

    The effects of burning and sheep-grazing on water table depth and soil water quality in a upland peat.

    Worrall, F., Armstrong, A. & Adamson, J., 10/06/2007, In : Journal of Hydrology. 339, 1-2, p. 1-14 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  42. Published

    Short-term impact of peat drain-blocking on water colour, dissolved organic carbon concentration, and water table depth.

    Worrall, F., Armstrong, A. & Holden, J., 30/04/2007, In : Journal of Hydrology. 337, 3-4, p. 315-325 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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