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Major agricultural changes required to mitigate phosphorus losses under climate change. / Ockenden, Mary Catherine; Hollaway, Michael John; Beven, Keith John; Collins, Adrian; Evans, Robert; Falloon, Peter; Forber, Kirsty Jessica; Hiscock, Kevin; Kahana, Ron; Macleod, Kit; Tych, Wlodzimierz; Villamizar, Martha; Wearing, Catherine Louise; Withers, Paul; Zhou, Jian; Barker, Philip Anthony; Burke, Sean; Freer, Jim; Johnes, Penny; Snell, Maria; Surridge, Benjamin William James; Haygarth, Philip Matthew.

In: Nature Communications, Vol. 8, 161, 31.07.2017.

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Ockenden, MC, Hollaway, MJ, Beven, KJ, Collins, A, Evans, R, Falloon, P, Forber, KJ, Hiscock, K, Kahana, R, Macleod, K, Tych, W, Villamizar, M, Wearing, CL, Withers, P, Zhou, J, Barker, PA, Burke, S, Freer, J, Johnes, P, Snell, M, Surridge, BWJ & Haygarth, PM 2017, 'Major agricultural changes required to mitigate phosphorus losses under climate change', Nature Communications, vol. 8, 161. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-00232-0

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Ockenden, M. C., Hollaway, M. J., Beven, K. J., Collins, A., Evans, R., Falloon, P., Forber, K. J., Hiscock, K., Kahana, R., Macleod, K., Tych, W., Villamizar, M., Wearing, C. L., Withers, P., Zhou, J., Barker, P. A., Burke, S., Freer, J., Johnes, P., ... Haygarth, P. M. (2017). Major agricultural changes required to mitigate phosphorus losses under climate change. Nature Communications, 8, [161]. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-017-00232-0

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Ockenden, Mary Catherine ; Hollaway, Michael John ; Beven, Keith John ; Collins, Adrian ; Evans, Robert ; Falloon, Peter ; Forber, Kirsty Jessica ; Hiscock, Kevin ; Kahana, Ron ; Macleod, Kit ; Tych, Wlodzimierz ; Villamizar, Martha ; Wearing, Catherine Louise ; Withers, Paul ; Zhou, Jian ; Barker, Philip Anthony ; Burke, Sean ; Freer, Jim ; Johnes, Penny ; Snell, Maria ; Surridge, Benjamin William James ; Haygarth, Philip Matthew. / Major agricultural changes required to mitigate phosphorus losses under climate change. In: Nature Communications. 2017 ; Vol. 8.

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title = "Major agricultural changes required to mitigate phosphorus losses under climate change",
abstract = "Phosphorus (P) losses from land to water will be impacted by climate change and land management for food production, with detrimental impacts on aquatic ecosystems. Here we use a unique combination of methods to evaluate the impact of projected climate change on future P transfers, and to assess what scale of agricultural change would be needed to mitigate these transfers. We combine novel high frequency P flux data from three representative catchments across the UK, a new high spatial resolution climate model, uncertainty estimates from an ensemble of future climate simulations, two P transfer models of contrasting complexity and a simplified representation of the potential intensification of agriculture based on expert elicitation from land managers. We show that the effect of climate change on average winter P loads (predicted increase up to 30% by 2050s) will be limited only by large scale agricultural changes (e.g. 20-80% reduction in P inputs). ",
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author = "Ockenden, {Mary Catherine} and Hollaway, {Michael John} and Beven, {Keith John} and Adrian Collins and Robert Evans and Peter Falloon and Forber, {Kirsty Jessica} and Kevin Hiscock and Ron Kahana and Kit Macleod and Wlodzimierz Tych and Martha Villamizar and Wearing, {Catherine Louise} and Paul Withers and Jian Zhou and Barker, {Philip Anthony} and Sean Burke and Jim Freer and Penny Johnes and Maria Snell and Surridge, {Benjamin William James} and Haygarth, {Philip Matthew}",
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AU - Beven, Keith John

AU - Collins, Adrian

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AU - Falloon, Peter

AU - Forber, Kirsty Jessica

AU - Hiscock, Kevin

AU - Kahana, Ron

AU - Macleod, Kit

AU - Tych, Wlodzimierz

AU - Villamizar, Martha

AU - Wearing, Catherine Louise

AU - Withers, Paul

AU - Zhou, Jian

AU - Barker, Philip Anthony

AU - Burke, Sean

AU - Freer, Jim

AU - Johnes, Penny

AU - Snell, Maria

AU - Surridge, Benjamin William James

AU - Haygarth, Philip Matthew

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N2 - Phosphorus (P) losses from land to water will be impacted by climate change and land management for food production, with detrimental impacts on aquatic ecosystems. Here we use a unique combination of methods to evaluate the impact of projected climate change on future P transfers, and to assess what scale of agricultural change would be needed to mitigate these transfers. We combine novel high frequency P flux data from three representative catchments across the UK, a new high spatial resolution climate model, uncertainty estimates from an ensemble of future climate simulations, two P transfer models of contrasting complexity and a simplified representation of the potential intensification of agriculture based on expert elicitation from land managers. We show that the effect of climate change on average winter P loads (predicted increase up to 30% by 2050s) will be limited only by large scale agricultural changes (e.g. 20-80% reduction in P inputs).

AB - Phosphorus (P) losses from land to water will be impacted by climate change and land management for food production, with detrimental impacts on aquatic ecosystems. Here we use a unique combination of methods to evaluate the impact of projected climate change on future P transfers, and to assess what scale of agricultural change would be needed to mitigate these transfers. We combine novel high frequency P flux data from three representative catchments across the UK, a new high spatial resolution climate model, uncertainty estimates from an ensemble of future climate simulations, two P transfer models of contrasting complexity and a simplified representation of the potential intensification of agriculture based on expert elicitation from land managers. We show that the effect of climate change on average winter P loads (predicted increase up to 30% by 2050s) will be limited only by large scale agricultural changes (e.g. 20-80% reduction in P inputs).

KW - Climate-change adaptation

KW - Element cycles

KW - Environmental health

KW - Hydrology

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