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2020

Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS): Finding the win–wins for energy, negative emissions and ecosystem services—size matters

Donnison, C., Holland, R. A., Hastings, A., Armstrong, L-M., Eigenbrod, F. & Taylor, G., 19 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy.

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Commercial experience with Miscanthus crops: establishment, yields and environmental observations

Shepherd, A., Clifton-Brown, J. C., Kam, J., Buckby, S. & Hastings, A., 20 May 2020, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 14 p.

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Electric and hydrogen buses: Shifting from conventionally fuelled cars in the UK

Logan, K. G., Nelson, J. D. & Hastings, A., 22 May 2020, In : Transportation Research Part D. 85, 102350.

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Modeled spatial assessment of biomass productivity and technical potential of Miscanthus× giganteus, Panicum virgatum L. and Jatropha on marginal land in China

Zhang, B., Hastings, A., Clifton-Brown, J. C., Jiang, D. & Faaij, A. P. C., May 2020, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 12, 5, p. 328-345 18 p.

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PopFor: A new model for estimating poplar yields

Henner, D. N., Hastings, A., Pogson, M., McNamara, N., Davies, C. A. & Smith, P., Mar 2020, In : Biomass & Bioenergy. 134, 105470.

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Spatiotemporal assessment of farm-gate production costs and economic potential of Miscanthus × giganteus, Panicum virgatum L., and Jatropha grown on marginal land in China

Zhang, B., Hastings, A., Clifton-Brown, J. C., Jiang, D. & Faaij, A. P. C., May 2020, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 12, 5, p. 310-327 18 p.

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2019

A critical review of the impacts of cover crops on nitrogen leaching, net greenhouse gas balance and crop productivity

Abdalla, M., Hastings, A., Cheng, K., Yue, Q., Chadwick, D., Espenberg, M., Truu, J., Rees, R. M. & Smith, P., 1 Aug 2019, In : Global Change Biology. 25, 8, p. 2530-2543 14 p.

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Breeding progress and preparedness for mass‐scale deployment of perennial lignocellulosic biomass crops switchgrass, miscanthus, willow and poplar

Clifton-Brown, J., Harfouche, A., Casler, M. D., Jones, H. D., Macalpine, W. J., Murphy-Bokern, D., Smart, L. B., Adler, A., Ashman, C., Awty-Carroll, D., Bastien, C., Bopper, S., Botnari, V., Brancourt-Hulmel, M., Chen, Z., Clark, L. V., Cosentino, S., Dalton, S., Davey, C., Dolstra, O. & 39 others, Donnison, I., Flavell, R., Greef, J., Hanley, S., Hastings, A., Hertzberg, M., Hsu, T-W., Huang, L., Iurato, A., Jensen, E., Jin, X., Jørgensen, U., Kiesel, A., Kim, D-S., Liu, J., McCalmont, J. P., McMahon, B. G., Mos, M., Robson, P., Sacks, E. J., Sandu, A., Scalici, G., Schwarz, K., Scordia, D., Shafiei, R., Shield, I., Slavov, G., Stanton, B. J., Swaminathan, K., Taylor, G., Torres, A. F., Trindade, L. M., Tschaplinski, T., Tuskan, J., Yamada, T., Yeon Yu, C., -Fs Zalesny, R., Zong, J. & Lewandowski, I., Jan 2019, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 11, 1, p. 118-151 33 p.

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Collecting wild Miscanthus germplasm in Asia for crop improvement and conservation in Europe whilst adhering to the guidelines of the United Nations’ Convention on Biological Diversity

Huang, L. S., Flavell, R., Donnison, I. S., Chiang, Y-C., Hastings, A., Hayes, C., Heidt, C., Hong, H., Hsu, T-W., Humphreys, M., Jackson, J., Norris, J., Schwarz, K-U., Squance, M., Swaller, T., Thomas, I. D., Van Assche, W., Xi, Q., Yamada, T., Youell, S. & 1 others, Clifton-Brown, J., 13 Sep 2019, In : Annals of Botany. 124, 4, p. 591-604 14 p.

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Decarbonizing anthropogenic activity: The oil and gas industry is a major component of the solution

Hastings, A. & Smith, P., 2019, SPE Offshore Europe Conference and Exhibition, 3-6 September, Aberdeen, UK: Conference Proceedings. Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE), 11 p. SPE-195716-MS

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Ensuring net-zero is a win-win for the climate and the environment

Beaumont, N., Armstrong, A., Agnolucci, P., Hastings, A., Holland, R., Day, B., Delafield, G., Eigenbrod, F., Taylor, G., Lovett, A., Shepherd, A. & Hooper, T., Dec 2019, Review of Energy Policy 2019. London: UKERC, p. 6-7 2 p.

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Estimating greenhouse gases emissions from horticultural peat soils using a DNDC modelling approach

Taft, H. E., Cross, P. A., Hastings, A., Yeluripati, J. & Jones, D. L., 1 Mar 2019, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 233, p. 681-694 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Investigating The Effect of Expanding The Use of Electric Cars On The Environment: A Case Study From Scotland

Milev, G., Hastings, A. & Al-Habaibeh, A., 11 Sep 2019. 6 p.

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Metrics of biomass, live-weight gain and nitrogen loss of ryegrass sheep pasture in the 21st century

Shepherd, A., Hartman, M. D., Fitton, N., Horrocks, C. A., Dunn, R. M., Hastings, A. & Cardenas, L. M., 1 Oct 2019, In : Science of the Total Environment. 685, p. 428-441 14 p.

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Mitigation potential and environmental impact of centralized versus distributed BECCS with domestic biomass production in Great Britain

Albanito, F., Hastings, A., Fitton, N., Richards, M., Martin, M., Mac Dowell, N., Bell, D., Taylor, S. C., Butnar, I., Li, PH., Slade, R. & Smith, P., Oct 2019, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 11, 10, p. 1234-1252 19 p.

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2018

Bio-energies impact on Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services: Compared to other energy technologies

Hastings, A., Jan 2018, Bioenergy and Land Use Change. Qin, Z., Mishra, U. & Hastings, A. (eds.). Wiley, p. 83-97 15 p. (Geophysical Monograph Series; vol. 231).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Critical review of the impacts of grazing intensity on soil organic carbon storage and other soil quality indicators in extensively managed grasslands

Abdalla, M., Hastings, A., Chadwick, D. R., Jones, D. L., Evans, C. D., Jones, M. B., Rees, R. M. & Smith, P., 1 Feb 2018, In : Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment. 253, p. 62-81 20 p.

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Future biomass supply for low carbon European energy provision in a changing world

Hastings, A., Smith, P., Clifton-Brown, J. & Taylor, G., 2 Feb 2018, p. 1-2. 2 p.

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Mapping the global potential exposure of soaring birds to terrestrial wind energy expansion

Santangeli, A., Butchart, S. H. M., Pogson, M., Hastings, A., Smith, P., Girardello, M. & Moilanen, A., 2018, In : Ornis Fennica. 95, 1, p. 1-14 14 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Miscanthus

Lewandowski, I., Clifton-Brown, J., Kiesel, A., Hastings, A. & Iqbal, Y., 2018, Perennial Grasses for Bioenergy and Bioproducts: Production, Uses, Sustainability and Markets for Giant Reed, Miscanthus, Switchgrass, Reed Canary Grass and Bamboo. Alexopoulou, E. (ed.). London: Academic Press, p. 35-55 21 p.

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Projecting soil under future climate and land use scenarios (Modelling)

Dondini, M., Abdalla, M., Aini, F. K., Albanito, F., Beckert, M. R., Begum, K., Brand, A., Cheng, K., Comeau, L-P., Jones, E. O., Farmer, J. A., Feliciano, D. M. S., Fitton, N., Hastings, A., Henner, D. N., Kuhnert, M., Nayak, D. R., Oyesikublakemore, J., Phillips, L., Richards, M. I. A. & 6 others, Tumwesige, V., van Dijk, W. F. A., Vetter, S. H., Coleman, K., Smith, J. & Smith, P., 2018, Soil Carbon Storage: Modulators, Mechanisms and Modeling. Singh, B. K. (ed.). Academic Press, p. 281-309 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

2017

Bioenergies impact on Natural Capital and Ecosystem Services: A Comparison of Biomass and Coal Fuels

Hastings, A., 29 Dec 2017, Bioenergy and Land Use Change. Qin, Z., Mishra, U. & Hastings, A. (eds.). Hoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons Inc., p. 83-97 15 p. 6. (Geophysical Monograph Series; vol. 231).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Bioenergy

Scurlock, J. (ed.), Hastings, A., Lindegaard, K., Smith, H. & Donnison, C., Nov 2017, Renewable Energy: Power for a Sustainable Future. Peake, S. (ed.). 4th ed. Oxford University Press, p. 117-144 28 p. 4

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Development of Miscanthus as a Bioenergy Crop

Clifton-Brown, J., McCalmont, J. & Hastings, A., 27 Feb 2017, Biofuels and Bioenergy. Love, J. & Bryant, J. A. (eds.). John Wiley & Sons Ltd., p. 119-131 13 p.

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Economic and Environmental Assessment of Seed and Rhizome Propagated Miscanthus in the UK

Hastings, A. F. S. J., Mos, M., Yesufu, J. A., McCalmont, J. P., Schwarz, K-U., Shafiei, R., Ashman, C., Nunn, C., Schüle, H., Cosentino, S., Scalici, G., Scordia, D., Wagner, M. & Clifton-Brown, J. C., 30 Jun 2017, In : Frontiers in plant science. 8, 1058.

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Environmental costs and benefits of growing Miscanthus for bioenergy in the UK

McCalmont, J. P., Hastings, A., McNamara, N. P., Richter, G. M., Robson, P., Donnison, I. S. & Clifton-Brown, J., Mar 2017, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 9, 3, p. 489-507 19 p.

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Environmental influences on the growing season duration and ripening of diverse Miscanthus germplasm grown in six countries

Nunn, C., Hastings, A. F. S. J., Kalinina, O., Özgüven, M., Schüle, H., Tarakanov, I. G., Van Der Weijde, T., Anisimov, A. A., Iqbal, Y., Kiesel, A., Khokhlov, N. F., McCalmont, J. P., Meyer, H., Mos, M., Trindade, L. M., Lewandowski, I., Clifton-Brown, J. C. & Mastrorilli, M. (ed.), 30 May 2017, In : Frontiers in plant science. 8, p. 1-14 14 p., 907.

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Environmental sustainability aspects of second generation ethanol production from sugarcane

Galdos, M. V., Cantarella, H., Hastings, A., Hillier, J. & Smith, P., 1 Jan 2017, Advances of Basic Science for Second Generation Bioethanol from Sugarcane. Buckeridge, M. S. & De Souza, A. P. (eds.). Springer International Publishing AG, p. 177-195 19 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Extending Miscanthus cultivation with novel germplasm at six contrasting sites

Kalinina, O., Nunn, C., Sanderson, R., Hastings, A., Van Der Weijde, T., Özgüven, M., Tarakanov, I., Schüle, H., Trindade, L., Dolstra, O., Schwarz, K-U., Iqbal, Y., Kiesel, A., Mos, M., Lewandowski, I. & Clifton-Brown, J., 19 Apr 2017, In : Frontiers in plant science. 8, 563.

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Harvest time optimisation for combustion quality of different miscanthus genotypes across Europe

Iqbal, Y., Kiesel, A., Wagner, M., Nunn, C., Kalinina, O., Hastings, A. F. S. J., Clifton-Brown, J. C. & Lewandowski, I., 10 May 2017, In : Frontiers in plant science. 8, 727.

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High-resolution spatial modelling of greenhouse gas emissions from land-use change to energy crops in the United Kingdom

Richards, M., Pogson, M., Dondini, M., Jones, E. O., Hastings, A., Henner, D. N., Tallis, M. J., Casella, E., Matthews, R. W., Henshall, P. A., Milner, S., Taylor, G., McNamara, N. P., Smith, J. U. & Smith, P., 1 Mar 2017, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 9, 3, p. 627–644 18 p.

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Modelling spatial and inter-annual variations of nitrous oxide emissions from UK cropland and grasslands using DailyDayCent

Fitton, N., Datta, A., Cloy, J. M., Rees, R. M., Topp, C. F. E., Bell, M. J., Cardenas, L. M., Williams, J., Smith, K., Thorman, R., Watson, C. J., McGeough, K. L., Kuhnert, M., Hastings, A., Anthony, S., Chadwick, D. & Smith, P., 1 Dec 2017, In : Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment. 250, p. 1-11 11 p.

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Novel miscanthus germplasm-based value chains: A Life Cycle Assessment

Wagner, M., Kiesel, A., Hastings, A., Iqbal, Y. & Lewandowski, I., 8 Jun 2017, In : Frontiers in plant science. 8, p. 1-18 18 p., 990.

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Progress in upscaling Miscanthus biomass production for the European bio-economy with seed-based hybrids 

Clifton-Brown, J., Hastings, A. F. S. J., Mos, M., McCalmont, J. P., Ashman, C., Awty-Carroll, D., Cerazy, J., Chiang, Y-C., Cosentino, S., Cracroft-Eley, W., Scurlock, J., Donnison, I. S., Glover, C., Gołąb, I., Greef, J. M., Gwyn, J., Harding, G., Hayes, C., Helios, W., Hsu, T-W. & 36 others, Huang, L. S., Jeżowski, S., Kim, D-S., Kiesel, A., Kotecki, A., Krzyzak, J., Lewandowski, I., Lim, S. H., Liu, J., Loosely, M., Meyer, H., Murphy-Bokern, D., Nelson, W., Pogrzeba, M., Robinson, G., Robson, P., Rogers, C., Scalici, G., Schuele, H., Shafiei, R., Shevchuk, O., Schwarz, K-U., Squance, M., Swaller, T., Thornton, J., Truckses, T., Botnari, V., Vizir, I., Wagner, M., Warren, R., Webster, R., Yamada, T., Youell, S., Xi, Q., Zong, J. & Flavell, R., Jan 2017, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 9, 1, p. 6-17 12 p.

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Soil Organic Carbon (SOC) Equilibrium and Model Initialisation Methods: an Application to the Rothamsted Carbon (RothC) Model

Nemo, Klumpp, K., Coleman, K., Dondini, M., Goulding, K., Hastings, A., Jones, M. B., Leifeld, J., Osborne, B., Saunders, M., Scott, T., Teh, Y. A. & Smith, P., Jun 2017, In : Environmental Modeling & Assessment. 22, 3, p. 215-229 15 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of soil salinity on the yield, composition and physiology of the bioenergy grass Miscanthus × giganteus

Stavridou, E., Hastings, A., Webster, R. J. & Robson, P. R. H., 1 Jan 2017, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 9, 1, p. 92–104 13 p.

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2016

ELUM: a spatial modelling tool to predict soil greenhouse gas changes from land conversion to bioenergy in the UK

Pogson, M., Richards, M., Dondini, M., Jones, E. O., Hastings, A. & Smith, P., Oct 2016, In : Environmental Modelling and Software. 84, p. 458-466 9 p.

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Emissions of methane from northern peatlands: a review of management impacts and implications for future management options

Abdalla, M., Hastings, A., Truu, J., Espenberg, M., Mander, Ü. & Smith, P., Oct 2016, In : Ecology and Evolution. 6, 19, p. 7080–7102 23 p.

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Global change synergies and trade-offs between renewable energy and biodiversity

Santangeli, A., Toivonen, T., Pouzols, F. M., Pogson, M., Hastings, A., Smith, P. & Ilanen, A. M., Sep 2016, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 8, 5, p. 941-951 11 p.

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Mathematical Modeling of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Agriculture for Different End Users

Hillier, J., Abdalla, M., Bellarby, J., Albanito, F., Datta, A., Dondini, M., Fitton, N., Hallett, P., Hastings, A., Jones, E., Kuhnert, M., Nayak, D., Pogson, M., Richards, M., Smith, J., Vetter, S., Yeluripati, J. & Smith, P., 2016, Synthesis and modelling of greenhouse gas emissions and carbon storage in agricultural and forest systems to guide mitigation and adaptation. Del Grosso, S., Parton, W. & Ahuja, L. (eds.). USA: American Society of Agronomy , Vol. 6. p. 197-227 31 p. (Advances in Agricultural Systems Modeling-Transdisciplinary Research Synthesis and Applications; vol. 6).

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Potential impacts on ecosystem services of land use transitions to second-generation bioenergy crops in GB

Milner, S., Holland, R. A., Lovett, A., Sunnenberg, G., Hastings, A., Smith, P., Wang, S. & Taylor, G., Mar 2016, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 8, 2, p. 317-333 17 p.

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Progress on optimizing miscanthus biomass production for the European bioeconomy: Results of the EU FP7 project OPTIMISC

Lewandowski, I., Clifton-Brown, J., Trindade, L. M., Van Der Linden, G., Schwarz, K-U., Anisimov, A., Chen, C. L., Dolstra, O., Donnison, I. S., Farrar, K., Fonteyne, S., Harding, G., Hastings, A., Huxley, L. M., Iqbal, Y., Khokhlov, N., Kiesel, A., Lootens, P., Meyer, H., Mos, M. & 10 others, Muylle, H., Nunn, C., Özgüven, M., Roldán-Ruiz, I., Schüle, H., Tarakanov, I., Van Der Weijde, T., Wagner, M., Xi, Q. & Kalinina, O., 18 Nov 2016, In : Frontiers in plant science. 7, p. 1-23 23 p., 1620.

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Simulation of biomass yield of regular and chilling tolerant Miscanthus cultivars and reed canary grass in different climates of Europe

Kandel, T. P., Hastings, A., Jørgensen, U. & Olesen, J. E., Aug 2016, In : Industrial Crops and Products. 86, p. 329-333 5 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

The potential for land sparing to offset greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture

Lamb, A., Green, R., Bateman, I., Broadmeadow, M., Bruce, T., Burney, J., Carey, P., Chadwick, D., Crane, E., Field, R., Goulding, K., Griffiths, H., Hastings, A., Kasoar, T., Kindred, D., Phalan, B., Pickett, J., Smith, P., Wall, E., zu Ermgassen, E. K. H. J. & 1 others, Balmford, A., May 2016, In : Nature Climate Change. 6, p. 488-492 5 p.

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2015

Soil CO2–C flux and carbon storage in the dry tropics: Impact of land-use change involving bioenergy crop plantation

Kumar Singh, M., Hastings, A. F. S. J., Smith, P. & Ghoshal, N., Dec 2015, In : Biomass & Bioenergy. 83, p. 123-130 8 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Assessing the combined use of reduced tillage and cover crops for mitigating greenhouse gas emissions from arable ecosystem

Abdalla, M., Hastings, A., Helmy, M., Prescher, A., Osbourne, B., Lanigan, G., Forristal, D., Killi, D., Maratha, P., Williams, M., Rueangritsarakul, K., Smith, P., Nolan, P. & Jones, M. B., Jul 2014, In : Geoderma. 223-225, p. 9-20 12 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Assessing the impact of within crop heterogeneity (“patchiness”) in young Miscanthus x giganteus fields on economic feasibility and soil carbon sequestration

Zimmermann, J., Styles, D., Hastings, A., Dauber, J. & Jones, M. B., Sep 2014, In : Global Change Biology. Bioenergy. 6, 5, p. 566-576 11 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)