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Dr Sue Ward

Teaching Development Associate, Senior Research Associate

  1. 2019
  2. Published

    Grassland biodiversity restoration increases resistance of carbon fluxes to drought

    Cole, A. J., Griffiths, R. I., Ward, S. E., Whitaker, J., Ostle, N. J. & Bardgett, R. D., 1/07/2019, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 56, 7, p. 1806-1816 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  3. Published

    Model-based hypervolumes for complex ecological data

    Jarvis, S. G., Henrys, P. A., Keith, A. M., Mackay, E., Ward, S. E. & Smart, S. M., 1/05/2019, In : Ecology. 100, 5, 7 p., e02676.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  4. Published

    Plastic and genetic responses of a common sedge to warming have contrasting effects on carbon cycle processes

    Walker, T. W. N., Weckwerth, W., Bragazza, L., Fragner, L., Forde, B. G., Ostle, N. J., Signarbieux, C., Sun, X., Ward, S. E. & Bardgett, R. D., 01/2019, In : Ecology Letters. 22, 1, p. 159-169 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

  5. 2016
  6. Published

    Tackling the Crisis in PhD Supervision through Group Active-Learning

    Stevens, C. J., Brockett, B., Baxendale, C. L., Birkett, A. J., Brown, C., Cole, A., Gould, I., Griffiths, H., Nicholson, R., Quirk, H. J., Rogers, I., Walker, T. & Ward, S. E., 19/09/2016, In : Teaching and Learning Together in Higher Education. 1, 19, 9 p., 4.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  7. Published

    Can digital image classification be used as a standardised method for surveying peatland vegetation cover?

    Baxendale, C. L., Ostle, N. J., Wood, C. M., Oakley, S. & Ward, S. E., 09/2016, In : Ecological Indicators. 68, p. 150-156 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  8. Published
  9. Published

    Legacy effects of grassland management on soil carbon to depth

    Ward, S. E., Smart, S., Quirk, H. J., Tallowin, J., Mortimer, S., Shiel, R. S., Wilby, A. & Bardgett, R., 08/2016, In : Global Change Biology. 22, 8, p. 2929-2938 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  10. Published

    Vascular plants promote ancient peatland carbon loss with climate warming

    Walker, T., Garnett, M. H., Ward, S. E., Oakley, S., Bardgett, R. & Ostle, N. J., 05/2016, In : Global Change Biology. 22, 5, p. 1880-1889 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  11. 2015
  12. Published

    Contrasting growth responses of dominant peatland plants to warming and vegetation composition

    Walker, T., Ward, S., Ostle, N. & Bardgett, R., 05/2015, In : Oecologia. 178, 1, p. 141-151 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  13. Published

    Vegetation exerts a greater control on litter decomposition than climate warming in peatlands

    Ward, S., Orwin, K., Ostle, N., Briones, M., Thomson, B., Griffiths, R., Oakley, S., Quirk, H. & Bardgett, R., 01/2015, In : Ecology. 96, 1, p. 113-123 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  14. 2013
  15. Published

    Warming effects on greenhouse gas fluxes in peatlands are modulated by vegetation composition

    Ward, S., Ostle, N., Oakley, S., Quirk, H., Henrys, P. & Bardgett, R., 10/2013, In : Ecology Letters. 16, 10, p. 1285-1293 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  16. Published

    Methane indicator values for peatlands: a comparison of species and functional groups

    Gray, A., Levy, P. E., Cooper, M. D. A., Gaiawyn, J., Leeson, S. R., Ward, S., Dinsmore, K. J., Drewer, J., Sheppard, L. J., Ostle, N., Evans, C. D., Burden, A. & Zielinski, P., 2013, In : Global Change Biology. 19, 4, p. 1141–1150 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  17. 2012
  18. Published

    Fire accelerates assimilation and transfer of photosynthetic carbon from plants to soil microbes in a northern peatland

    Ward, S., Ostle, N., Oakley, S., Quirk, H., Stott, A., Henrys, P., Scott, W. A. & Bardgett, R., 12/2012, In : Ecosystems. 15, 8, p. 1245-1257 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  19. Published

    Methane emissions from soils: synthesis and analysis of a large UK data set

    Levy, P. E., Burden, A., Cooper, M. D. A., Dinsmore, K. J., Drewer, J., Evans, C., Fowler, D., Gaiawyn, J., Gray, A., Jones, S. K., Jones, T., Mcnamara, N. P., Mills, R., Ostle, N., Sheppard, L. J., Skiba, U., Sowerby, A., Ward, S. E. & Zielinski, P., 05/2012, In : Global Change Biology. 18, 5, p. 1657-1669 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  20. Published

    Climate change and soil biotic carbon cycling

    Ostle, N. & Ward, S., 2012, Soil Ecology and Ecosystem Services. Wall, D. H. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 241-255 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings - With ISBN/ISSNChapter

  21. Published

    From microbe to mountain (research at Moor House)

    Ward, S. & Whitfield, M., 2012

    Research output: Exhibits, objects and web-based outputsWeb publication/site

  22. 2010
  23. Published

    Gardening for greenhouse gases

    Ward, S., 2010, In : Planet Earth. Spring, p. 20-21

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  24. Published

    Litter evenness influences short-term peatland decomposition processes

    Ward, S., Ostle, N. J., McNamara, N. P. & Bardgett, R., 2010, In : Oecologia. 164, 2, p. 511-520

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  25. 2009
  26. Published

    Plant functional group identity influences short-term peatland ecosystem carbon flux : evidence from a plant removal experiment.

    Ward, S. E., Bardgett, R. D., McNamara, N. P., Ostle, N. J. & Ostle, N., 04/2009, In : Functional Ecology. 23, 2, p. 454-462 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  27. 2008
  28. Published

    Widespread contribution of methane-cycle bacteria to the diets of profundal lake chironomid larvae

    Jones, R. I., Carter, C. E., Kelly, A., Ward, S., Kelly, D. J. & Grey, J., 03/2008, In : Ecology. 89, 3, p. 857-864 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  29. Published

    Gully hotspot contribution to landscape methane and carbon dioxide fluxes in a northern peatland

    McNamara, N. P., Plant, T., Ward, S., Wood, C. & Ostle, N., 2008, In : Science of the Total Environment. 404, p. 354-360

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  30. Published

    Widespread contribution of methane-cycle bacteria to the diets of lake profundal chironomid larvae

    Jones, R., Carter, C., Kelly, A., Ward, S., Kelly, D. J. & Grey, J., 2008, In : Ecology. 89, 3, p. 857-864

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  31. 2007
  32. Published

    Long-term consequences of grazing and burning on northern peatland carbon dynamics.

    Ward, S. E., Bardgett, R. D., McNamara, N. P., Adamson, J. K. & Ostle, N. J., 11/2007, In : Ecosystems. 10, 7, p. 1069-1083 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

  33. 2004
  34. Published

    Seasonal changes in the stable isotope values of lake-dwelling chironomid larvae in relation to feeding and life cycle variability

    Grey, J., Kelly, A., Ward, S., Sommerwerk, N. & Jones, R., 06/2004, In : Freshwater Biology. 49, 6, p. 681-689 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal article

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