Oliver DM, Bartie PJ, Heathwaite AL, Reaney SM., Parnell JAQ & Quilliam RS (2018). A catchment-scale model to predict spatial and temporal burden ofE.colion pasture from grazing livestock. Science of the Total Environment,  616-617, 678-687. Available here


Stosch KC, Quilliam RS, Bunnefeld N & Oliver DM (2017). Managing multiple catchment demands for sustainable water use and ecosystem service provision, WATER, 9, 677. Available here

Porter KDH, Reaney SM, Quilliam RS, Burgess C & Oliver DM (2017). Predicting diffuse microbial pollution risk across catchments: the performance of SCIMAP and recommendations for future development, Science of the Total Environment, 609, 456-465. Available here

Oliver DM, Bartie PJ, Heathwaite AL, Pschetz L & Quilliam RS (2017). Design of a decision support tool for visualising E. coli risks on agricultural land using a stakeholder-driven approach. Land Use Policy, 66, 227-234. Available here


Oliver DM & Page T (2016). Effects of seasonal meteorological variables on E. coli persistence in livestock faeces and implications for environmental and human health, Scientific Reports, 6, 37101 Available here

Hodgson CJ, Oliver DM, Fish RD, Bulmer NM, Heathwaite AL, Winter M & Chadwick DR (2016). Seasonal persistence of faecal indicator organisms in soil following dairy slurry application to land by surface broadcasting and shallow injection, Journal of Environmental Management, 183, 325-332 Available here

Oliver DM, Bird C, Burd E & Wyman M (2016). Quantitative PCR profiling of E. coli in livestock faeces reveals increased population resilience relative to culturable counts under temperature extremes, Environmental Science & Technology, 50, 9497-9505 Available here

Payne CLR, Dobermann D, Forkes A, House J, Josephs J, McBride A, Müller A, Quilliam RS, Soares S. (2016). Insects as food and feed: European perspectives on recent research and future priorities. Journal of Insects as Food & Feed 2,269-276

Arif M, Ali K, Jan MT, Shah Z, Jones DL, Quilliam RS (2016). Integration of biochar with animal manure and nitrogen for improving maize yields and soil properties in calcareous semi-arid agroecosystems. Field Crops Research 195, 28-35

Chapman DV, Bradley C, Gettel GM, Hatvani IG, Hein T, Kovács J, Liska I, Oliver DM, Tanos P, Trásy B, Várbíró G (2016). Developments in water quality monitoring and management in large river catchments using the Danube River as an example, Environmental Science & Policy, 64, 141-154

Cho KH, Pachepsky YA, Oliver DM, Muirhead RW, Park Y, Quilliam RS & Shelton D (2016). Modeling fate and transport of fecally-derived microorganisms at the watershed scale: state of the science and future opportunities. Water Research 100, 38-56  Available here

Keswani A, Oliver DM, Gutierrez T, Quilliam RS. (2016). Microbial hitchhikers on marine plastic debris: human exposure risks at bathing waters and beach environments. Marine Environmental Research 118, 10-19

Oliver DM, Hanley ND, van Niekerk M, Kay D, Heathwaite AL, et al. Quilliam RS. (2016). Molecular tools for bathing water assessment in Europe: balancing social science research with a rapidly developing environmental science evidence-base. Ambio 45, 52-62

Sizmur T, Quilliam RS, Peregrina-Puga A, Moreno-Jiménez E, Beesley L, Gomez-Eyles JL. (2016) “Application of Biochar for Soil Remediation” in: Guo, M., He, Z. and Uchimiya, S. (Eds), Agricultural and Environmental Applications of Biochar: Advances and Barriers. Soil Science Society of America, 63, 296-325

Oliver DM, Porter KDH, Pachepsky YA, Muirhead RW, Reaney SM, et al. Quilliam RS. (2016). Predicting microbial water quality with models: overarching questions for managing risk in agricultural catchments. Science of the Total Environment 544, 39-47 Available here

Oliver DM, Hanley ND, van Niekerk M, Kay D, Heathwaite AL, Rabinovici SJM, Kinzelman JL, Fleming LE, Porter J, Shaikh S, Fish R, Chilton S, Hewitt J, Connolly E, Cummins A, Glenk K, McPhail C, McRory E, McVittie A, Giles A, Roberts S, Simpson K, Tinch D, Thairs T, Avery LM, Vinten AJA, Watts B & Quilliam RS (2016). Molecular tools for bathing water assessment in Europe: balancing social science research with a rapidly developing environmental science evidence-base, AMBIO, 45, 52-62. Available here

Tyler AN, Hunter PD, Spyrakos E, Groom S, Constantinescu AM, Kitchen J.(2016). Developments in Earth observation for the assessment and monitoring of inland, transitional, coastal and shelf-sea waters. Science of the Total Environment 572, 1307-1321


Quilliam RS, Kinzelman J, Brunner J & Oliver DM (2015). Resolving conflicts in public health protection and ecosystem service provision at designated bathing waters, Journal of Environmental Management, 161, 237-242.

Oliver DM, Porter KDH, Heathwaite AL, Zhang T & Quilliam RS (2015). Impact of low intensity summer rainfall on E. coli-discharge event dynamics with reference to sample acquisition and storage, Environmental Monitoring & Assessment, 187, 426

Quilliam RS, van Niekerk MA, Chadwick DR, Cross P, Hanley N, Jones DL, Vinten AJA, Willby N & Oliver DM (2015). Can macrophyte harvesting from eutrophic water close the loop on nutrient loss from agricultural land? Journal of Environmental Management, 152, 210-217 Available here

Clements K, Quilliam RS, Jones DL, Wilson J, Malham SK. (2015). Spatial and temporal heterogeneity of bacteria across an intertidal shellfish bed: implications for regulatory monitoring of faecal indicator organisms. Science of the Total Environment 506–507, 1-9

Arif M, Jalal F, Jan MT, Muhammad D, Quilliam RS. (2015). Incorporation of biochar and legumes into the summer gap: improving productivity of cereal-based cropping systems in Pakistan. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems 39, 391-398


Jones DL, Quilliam RS. (2014). Metal contaminated biochar and wood ash negatively affect plant growth and soil quality after land application. Journal of Hazardous Materials 276, 362-370

Quilliam RS, Jamieson J & Oliver DM (2014). Seaweeds and plastic debris can influence the survival of faecal indicator organisms in beach environments, Marine Pollution Bulletin, 84, 201-207

Oliver DM (2014). Seasonal and within-herd variability of E. coli concentrations in fresh dairy faeces, Letters in Applied Microbiology, 59, 86-92

Lucchini P, Quilliam RS, DeLuca TH, Vamerali T, Jones DL. (2014). Increased bioavailability of metals in two contrasting agricultural soils treated with waste wood-derived biochar and ash. Environmental Science & Pollution Research 21, 3230–3240

Oliver DM, van Niekerk M, Kay D, Heathwaite AL, Porter J, Fleming LE, Kinzelman JL, Connolly E, Cummins A, McPhail C, Rahman A, Thairs T, de Roda Husman AM, Hanley N, Dunhill I, Globevnik L, Harwood VJ, Hodgson CJ, Lees DN, Nichols G, Nocker A, Schets C & Quilliam RS (2014). Opportunities and limitations of molecular methods for quantifying microbial compliance parameters in EU bathing waters, Environment International, 64, 124-128

Fish R, Winter M, Oliver DM, Chadwick DR, Hodgson CJ & Heathwaite AL (2014). Employing the citizens’ jury technique to elicit reasoned public judgments about environmental risk: Insights  from an inquiry into the governance of microbial water pollution, Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 57, 233-253

Lucchini P, Quilliam RS, DeLuca TH, Vamerali T, Jones DL. (2014). Does biochar application alter heavy metal dynamics in agricultural soil? Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 184: 149-157


Quilliam RS, Cross P, Williams AP, Edwards-Jones G, Salmon RL, Rigby D, Chalmers RM, Thomas DRh, Jones DL. (2013). Subclinical infection and asymptomatic carriage of gastrointestinal zoonoses: occupational exposure, environmental pathways, and the anonymous spread of disease. Epidemiology & Infection 141: 2011-2021

Zhang T, Page T, Heathwaite AL, Beven K, Oliver DM & Haygarth PM (2013). Estimating phosphorus delivery with its mitigation measures from soil to stream using fuzzy rules, Soil Use & Management, 29, 187-198

Quilliam RS, Glanville HC, Wade S, Jones DL. (2013). Life in the ‘charosphere’ – does biochar in agricultural soil provide a significant habitat for microorganisms? Soil Biology & Biochemistry 65: 287-293

Quilliam RS, Rangecroft S, Emmett BA, DeLuca TH, Jones DL. (2013). Is biochar a source or sink for polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) compounds in agricultural soils? Global Change Biology, Bioenergy 5: 96-103

Jones DL, Cross P, Withers PJA, DeLuca TH, Robinson DA, Quilliam RS, Harris I, Chadwick DR, Edwards-Jones G. (2013). Nutrient stripping: the global disparity between food security and soil nutrient stocks. Journal of Applied Ecology 50: 851-862

Quilliam RS, DeLuca TH, Jones DL. (2013). Biochar application rate reduces root nodulation in clover but increases nitrogenase activity in nodules Plant & Soil 366: 83-92