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UK UWMN Conference Presentations and Talks

de Wit, H. A., Monteith, D. T. & Stoddard, J. L. (2016) Climatic and chemical drivers of trends in DOC in northern surface waters in Europa and North America. 18(EGU2016-16886). EGU General Assembly 2016.

Russell, F., Chiverrell, R. & Boyle, J. F. (2016) Developing palaeolimnological records of organic content (DOC and POC) using the UK Acid Water Monitoring Network sites. 18(EGU2016-895). EGU General Assembly 2016.

Battarbee, R. W. (2015) Aquatic restoration in the UK: underlying principles and possibilities. Society for Ecological Restoration, Manchester, 24th August 2015.

Battarbee, R. W. (2015) Remote lakes: pristine or polluted. UK and Ireland Lakes Network annual conference, Abergavenny. 4th March 2015.

Battarbee, R. W. (2015) Aquatic transitions: Europe. PAGES Workshop, Keyworth, April 22nd, 2015.

de Wit, H. A., Monteith, D. T. & Stoddard, J. L. (2015) Trends in DOC in northern surface waters in North America and Europe. 9th International Conference on Acid Deposition, Rochester, New York. October 19-23, 2015.

Evans, C. D. (2015) UK and international freshwater monitoring. Swedish Agricultural University, Uppsala. 11th May 2015, Invited keynote. Meeting to mark 50 years of freshwater monitoring in Sweden, attended by the King and Crown Princess.

Evans, C. D., Monteith, D. T., Shilland, E. M., Battarbee, R. W., Patrick, S. T. & Malcolm, I. A. (2015) 35 years of upland water quality monitoring in the UK: Foreseen events, unforeseen events, non-events and extreme events. 9th International Conference on Acid Deposition, Rochester, New York. October 19-23, 2015.

Monteith, D. T., Battarbee, R. W., Hildrew, A. G., Malcolm, I. A., Shilland, E. M., Evans, C. D. & Kernan, M. (2015) Hindered, stubborn or confused? Explaining the patchiness of biological responses to the declining acidity of surface waters. 9th International Conference on Acid Deposition, Rochester, New York. October 19-23, 2015.

Shilland, E. M., Woolway, R. I., Monteith, D. T., Rose, N. L., Yang, H., Malcolm, I. A., Millidine, K. J., Hildrew, A. G., Evans, C. D., Sime, I., Hatton-Ellis, T., Kernan, M., Patrick, S. T., Turner, S. D. & Battarbee, R. W. (2015) Tracking the impact of climate change on UK surface waters recovering from acidification. Poster. 9th International Conference on Acid Deposition, Rochester, New York. October 19-23, 2015.

Battarbee, R. W. (2014) SWAP: the aftermath. University of Bergen, April 25th 2014.

Battarbee, R. W. (2014) The UK Upland Waters Monitoring Network: from acid rain to climate change. Scottish Freshwater Group, Stirling, March 27th, 2014.

Battarbee, R. W. (2014) Upland waters in the UK: from acid rain to climate change. Seminar, University of St Andrews, March 26th 2014.

Gray, C., Woodward, G. & Ma, A. (2014) Conserved substructure in a large collection of freshwater food webs as they recover from acidification. Poster. Joint British Ecological Society and Société d'Ecologie Annual Meeting. 11th December 2014, Lille, France.

Monteith, D. T., Shilland, E. M., Battarbee, R. W., Evans, C. D., Hildrew, A. G. & Malcolm, I. A. (2014) Recovery of water chemistry and biology in the UK: latest status and emerging issues. Proceedings of the 26th Meeting of the ICP Waters Task Force in Grimstad, Norway October 8-10 2014.

Battarbee, R. W. (2013) Lake sediments and the Anthropocene. Invited Keynote, "Palaeoecological reconstructions: lacustrine, peat and cave sediments". Bialka Tatrzanska, Poland, 22-24th May 2013.

Battarbee, R. W. (2013) Lake sediments and the Anthropocene. Invited talk, Lund University, Sweden, 19th September 2013.

Battarbee, R. W. (2013) Tracking changes in Upland Waters. Invited talk, University of York, December 5th 2013.

Battarbee, R. W. (2013) Did acid rain also affect the North York Moors? British Diatomists Meeting, Blencathra, 25-27th October 2013.

Evans, C. D. (2013) Local or large-scale? The role of land management as a control on terrestrial DOC loss under changing baseline conditions. 14th Nordic-Baltic International Humic Substances Society Symposium. Uppsala, Sweden. 11th June 2013.

Evans, C. D. (2013) Defra-funded peatland research. IUCN Peatlands conference. York. 12th September 2013.

Hildrew, A., Jenkins, G. B. & Woodward, G. (2013) Long-term amelioration of acidity accelerates decomposition in headwater streams. Symposium for European Freshwater Sciences (SEFS). Münster, Germany. 2nd July 2013.

Monteith, D. T. (2013) Fluvial NOM trends in the industrialised northern hemisphere: an attempt to shed some light on murky waters. Keynote talk. NOM5 Down Under - 5th IWA Specialist Conference on Natural Organic Matter Research. Perth, Australia. 1st-4th October 2013.

Monteith, D. T., Evans, C. D. & Malcolm, I. A. (2013) The dynamic chemical and physical environments of upland headwater streams. "Managing Small Streams for Fish in a Changing Environment". Royal York Hotel, York, England. 6th March 2013.

Shilland, E. M. (2013) 25 Years of the Acid Waters Monitoring Network in Wales. Marine and Freshwater Evidence Workshop, Countryside Council for Wales HQ, Bangor. February 20th 2013.

Allott, T. E. H., Evans, M., Rothwell, J., Evans, C. D., Monteith, D. T., Crouch, T., Walker, J., Shilland, E. M. & Battarbee, R. W. (9-5-2012) Peatlands and water quality: degradation, restoration and the Water Framework Directive. Reducing the cost of the Water Framework Directive through Payments for Water Services. Valuing Nature Network Meeting. Leeds. 9th May 2012.

Battarbee, R. W. (2012) Lake sediments and the Anthropocene. University of Iceland, Reykjavik. November 9th 2012.

Battarbee, R. W. (2012) Acid Rain and acid lakes: an update. Cirencester Science and Technology Society, Royal Agricultural Society, Cirencester, June 13th 2012.

Battarbee, R. W. (2012) Upland waters in the UK - plans for the future. West Midlands and North West England Freshwater Group, Bolton. 20th April 2012.

Battarbee, R. W. & Shilland, E. M. (2012) The Acid Waters Monitoring Network. Defra BICCO-Net Start-up Meeting, Thetford. November 14th 2012.

Battarbee, R. W. & Shilland, E. M. (2012) Acid Waters Monitoring Network (AWMN) to Upland Waters Monitoring Network (UWMN): tracking water quality and biodiversity in the Uplands. Joint EA/NE/CCW Lakes Workshop, Birmingham. Dec 4th 2012.

Battarbee, R. W. (2012) Lake sediments and the Anthropocene. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing. October 22nd 2012.

Battarbee, R. W. (2012) Lake sediments and the Anthropocene. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Lanzhou. October 25th 2012.

Battarbee, R. W. & Shilland, E. M. (2012) Acid Waters Monitoring Network to Upland Waters Monitoring Network: tracking water quality and biodiversity in the Uplands. Plenary 2. The FBA Annual Scientific Meeting 2012. Glasgow. 11th July 2012.

Battarbee, R. W. (2012) Lake sediments and the Anthropocene. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Nanjing. October 17th 2012.

Kernan, M., Simpson, G. L., Battarbee, R. W., Curtis, C. J. & Shilland, E. M. (2012) Biological Recovery Trajectories in acidified lakes and streams in the UK, 1988-2009. Waterbodies in Europe: Integrative Systems to assess Ecological status and Recovery (WISER) final conference. Tallinn, Estonia. 25-26 January 2012.

Malcolm, I. A., Bacon, P., Middlemas, S., Fryer, R., Shilland, E. M. & Monteith, D. T. (2012) Relationships Between Hydrochemistry And The Presence Of Brown Trout (Salmo Trutta) In Headwater Streams Recovering From Acidification. 6th World Fisheries Congress: Sustainable Fisheries in a Changing World. Edinburgh, Scotland. 7th-11th May 2012.

Evans, C. D., Monteith, D. T., Simpson, G. L., Shilland, E. M., Curtis, C. J., Battarbee, R. W., Patrick, S. T., Reynolds, B. & Helliwell, R. C. (2011) The UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network: (20 years of research in 20 minutes…). 19th ICP Integrated Monitoring Task Force Meeting. Rome, Italy. 4-6th May 2011.

Kernan, M., Battarbee, R. W., Curtis, C. J., Evans, C. D., Monteith, D. T., Shilland, E. M. & Simpson, G. L. (2011) Recovery of acidified lakes and streams in the UK, 1988-2009. 8th International Conference on Acid Deposition. Acid Rain 2011. Beijing, China. 15th-18th June 2011.

Battarbee, R. W., Shilland, E. M. & Monteith, D. T. (2010) Tracking the biodiversity response of upland waters to environmental change: the value of the UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network. Presentation. Beyond 2010: strategies for understanding and responding to long-term trends in UK biodiversity. Natural History Museum, London, UK. 16-17 November 2010.

Curtis, C. J., Battarbee, R. W., Shilland, E. M., Simpson, G. L., Kernan, M. R. & Monteith, D. T. (2010) The UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network: 20 Year Interpretive Report – a brief summary. Skjelkvåle, B. L., de Wit, H., and Jeffries, D. Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution International Cooperative Programme on Assessment and Monitoring of Acidification of Rivers and Lakes. Proceedings of the 25th Meeting of the ICP Waters Task Force in Burlington, Canada, October 19-21 2009, 29-35. NIVA, Oslo, Norway. NIVA Report No. 5995-2010. 19-10-2009.

Malcolm, I. A., Bacon, P., Middlemas, S., Collen, P. & Shilland, E. M. (2010) Acid Waters and salmonid populations. Presentation. Workshop on Forestry and Acidification at Forest Research, Northern Research Station, Midlothian, Scotland. Tue 9 Nov 2010.

Monteith, D. T., Evans, C. D., Malcolm, I. A., Simpson, G. L. & Curtis, C. J. (2010) Hydrochemical trends at UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network sites and associated Scottish sites. Presentation. Workshop on Forestry and Acidification at Forest Research, Northern Research Station, Midlothian, Scotland. Tue 9 Nov 2010.

Curtis, C. J., Simpson, G. L., Battarbee, R. W. & Shilland, E. M. (2009) Challenges in Defining Critical Loads for Nutrient Nitrogen in UK Lakes. Poster at INI / COST729 Workshop: N deposition, critical loads and biodiversity. George Hotel Edinburgh. 16-18th November 2009.

Evans, C. D., Cooper, D. M., Helliwell, R. C., Aherne, J., Moldan, F., Hall, J. R., Rowe, E. C., Monteith, D. T., Moldan, F. & Cosby, B. J. (2009) Removing the disconnect between maps and time series: can long-term monitoring data be used more effectively as a basis for model upscaling? BIOGEOMON 6th International Symposium on Ecosystem Behaviour, University of Helsinki, Finland, 29 June - 3 July 2009.

Monteith, D. T. (2009) DOC losses: UK losses in an international context. Presentation, Inaugural Carbon Landscapes and Drainage (CLAD) meeting. Glasgow University, Glasgow, Scotland. 20 - 22 October 2009.

Monteith, D. T. (2009) Recovery from acidification in the UK: reversing into uncharted waters? Presentation. Gordon Conference; Catchment Science: Interactions of Hydrology, Biology & Geochemistry. Thresholds, Tipping Points and Non-Linearity: Integrated Catchment Science for the 21st Century. Proctor Academy. Andover, NH, USA. July 12-17, 2009.

Evans, C. D. (2008) Upscaling biogeochemical processes from plot to catchment to country. Presentation, European Geosciences Union General Assembly. Vienna, Austria, 13 – 18 April 2008.

Monteith, D. T. (2008) An update of the state of chemical and biological recovery in the UK (1988-2006). de Wit, H. A., Skjelkvale, B. L., and Jenssen, M. T. S. 19-23. NIVA, Oslo. Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution International Cooperative Programme on Assessment and Monitoring of Acidification of Rivers and Lakes. Proceedings of the 23 rd meeting of the ICP Waters Programme Task Force in Nancy, France, October 8 - 10, 2007. 8-10-2007.

Evans, C. D., Monteith, D. T., Wright, R. & Clark, J. (2007) Issues affecting upland water quality: Climate change, acidity, nitrogen and water colour. Kernan, M. R., Battarbee, R. W., and Binney, H. A. 21-25. ENSIS Publishing, University College London, London, London. Climate Change and Aquatic Ecosystems in the UK.

Chapman, P., Clark, J. M., Bottrell, S. H., Newton, R. J., Evans, C. D. & Monteith, D. T. (2006) Influence of recovery from acidification on the dynamics of dissolved organic carbon in organic soils. Special Theme - Dissolved Organic Matter Fluxes from Terrestrial Ecosystems. Poster, BIOGEOMON 5th International Symposium on Ecosystem Behaviour, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, USA, 25-30 June 2006.

Curtis, C. J., Evans, C. D., Heaton, T., Shilland, J., Simpson, G. L. & Turner, S. (2006) Nitrate pathways in upland ecosystems: isotopic tracing from deposition to surface waters. Presentation, BIOGEOMON 5th International Symposium on Ecosystem Behaviour, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, USA, 25-30 June 2006.

Evans, C. D., Monteith, D. T., Chapman, P. J. & Clark, J. M. (2006) Dissolved organic carbon, sulphur and nitrogen: is everything connected to everything else? Presentation, BIOGEOMON 5th International Symposium on Ecosystem Behaviour, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, USA, 25-30 June 2006.

Monteith, D. T. (2006) Acidification and the WFD: Designing a macroinvertebrate-based tool to determine the pressure of lake acidification in the UK. de Wit, H. A. and Skjelkvale, B. L. 56-58. NIVA, Oslo. Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution International Cooperative Programme on Assessment and Monitoring of Acidification of Rivers and Lakes. Proceedings of the 21st meeting of the ICP Waters Programme Task Force in Tallinn, Estonia. October 17-19, 2005. 17-10-2005.

Monteith, D. T., Stoddard, J. L., Evans, C. D., de Wit, H. A., Forsius, M., Hogasen, T., Jeffries, D. S., Kopacek, J., Skjelkvale, B. L., Vesely, J. & Wilander, A. (2006) An International Assessment of Temporal Trends in Dissolved Organic Carbon and Likely Drivers. Presentation, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Summer Conference. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 4-9 June 2006.

Monteith, D. T. (2006) Links between regional scale climate variability and sea-salt episodes in the UK. Skjelkvale, B. L., Forsius, M., Wright, R., de Wit, H. A., Raddum, G. G., and Sjoeng, A. M. S. 12-13. NIVA, Oslo. Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution International Cooperative Programme on Assessment and Monitoring of Acidification of Rivers and Lakes. Joint Workshop on Confounding Factors in Recovery from Acid Depositon in Surface Waters, 9-10 October 2006, Bergen, Norway; Summary and Abstracts. 9-10-2006.

Simpson, G. L., Monteith, D. T., Hanmer, D. & Chandler, R. E. (2006) The Influence of Declining Sulphur Deposition and Climate Change on the Recovery of Acidified Scottish Lochs. Presentation, American Society of Limnology and Oceanography Summer Conference. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, 4-9 June 2006.

Curtis, C. J., Emmett, B. A., Reynolds, B. & Shilland, J. (2005) What are the most important sinks for deposited nitrogen over one year in UK moorlands? Presentation at the Acid Rain 2005 conference, Prague, Czech Republic. 12-7-2005.

Curtis, C. J., Shilland, J., Emmett, B. A. & Reynolds, B. (2005) What are the most important sinks for deposited nitrogen in UK moorland catchments? Poster at Acid Rain 2005: 7th International Conference on Acid Deposition, Prague, Czech Republic, 12-17 June 2005.

Hutchins, M. & Bonjean, M. (2005) Use of sub-hourly monitoring data to estimate some characteristics of acid episodes in streamwaters. Acid Rain 2005, Prague, Czech Republic, 12-17 June 2005.

Monteith, D. T., Simpson, G. L., Chandler, R. E. & Evans, C. D. (2005) Partitioning the influences of hydrology, seasalts, temperature and acid deposition on the acidity of recovering lakes in the UK. Presentation at the Acid Rain 2005 conference, Prague, Czech Republic. 12-7-2005.

Monteith, D. T. (2005) Chemical-biotic relationships observed on the UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network 1988-2003. de Wit, H. A. and Skjelkvale, B. L. 69-80. NIVA, Oslo. Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution International Cooperative Programme on Assessment and Monitoring of Acidification of Rivers and Lakes. Proceedings of the 20th meeting of the ICP Waters Programme Task Force in Falun, Sweden. October 18-20, 2004. 18-10-2004.

Monteith, D. T., Davies, J. J. L., Kreiser, A. M., Winterbottom, J. H. & Beaumont, W. R. B. (2005) Chemical and biological responses of acidified waters in the UK to acid emissions control: 1988–2003. Presentation at the Acid Rain 2005 conference, Prague, Czech Republic. 12-7-2005.

Monteith, D. T. (2004) Evidence for the recovery of freshwater lakes and streams in the UK from acidification, based on the analysis of data from the UK Acid Waters Monitoring Network (1988-2003). Skjelkvale, B. L. 38-39. NIVA, Oslo. Convention on Long-Range Transboundary Air Pollution International Cooperative Programme on Assessment and Monitoring of Acidification of Rivers and Lakes. Proceedings of the 19th meeting of the ICP Waters Programme Task Force in Lugano, Switzerland. October 18-20, 2003. 18-10-2003.

Monteith, D. T., Flower, R. J., Pla, S. & . (2003) Does diatom inferred pH provide a historical precipitation record in non-acidified Scottish lochs? 9th Palaeolimnological Symposium, Helsinki, Finland. 24-8-2003.

Jenkins, A. (1995) Freshwater Recovery and Future Trends. Battarbee, R. W. 61-67. ENSIS Ltd, London. Acid Rain and Its Impact: The Critical Loads Debate. 17-9-1993.

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