Recent scientific papers

General

Harmens, H., Mills, G., Hayes, F., Norris, D.A., Sharps, K. (2015). Twenty eight years of ICP Vegetation: an overview of its activities. Annali di Botanica 5: 47 – 59. http://annalidibotanica.uniroma1.it/index.php/Annalidibotanica/article/view/13064  

 

Ozone

Mills, G., Harmens, H., Wagg, S., Sharps, K., Hayes, F., Fowler, D., Sutton, M., Davies, W. (2016). Ozone impacts on vegetation in a nitrogen enriched and changing climate. Environmental Pollution 208: 898-908.

 

Feng, Z., Paoletti, E., Bynerowicz, A., Harmens, H. (2015). Ozone and plants. Environmental Pollution 202: 215-216.

 

Simpson, D., Arneth, A., Mills, G., Solberg, S., Uddling, J. (2014). Ozone – the persistent menace: interactions with the N cycle and climate change. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 9-10: 9-19. 

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877343514000414

 

Pleijel, H., Danielsson, H., Simpson, D., Mills, G. (2014). Have ozone effects on carbon sequestration been over-estimated? A new biomass response function for wheat. Biogeosciences 11 (16): 4521 – 4528

http://www.biogeosciences.net/11/4521/2014/bg-11-4521-2014.pdf .

 

Grünhage, L., Pleijel, H,, Mills, G., Bender, J., Danielsson, H., Lehmann, Y., Castell, J.F., Bethenod, O. (2012). Updated stomatal flux and flux-effect models for wheat for quantifying effects of ozone on grain yield, grain mass and protein yield. Environmental Pollution 165: 147-157.

 

Mills, G., Pleijel, H., Braun, S., Büker, P., Bermejo, V., Calvo, E., Danielsson, H., Emberson, L., González Fernández, I., Grünhage, L., Harmens, H., Hayes, F., Karlsson, P.-E., Simpson, D. (2011). New stomatal flux-based critical levels for ozone effects on vegetation. Atmospheric Environment 45: 5064-5068.

 

Teixeira, E., Fischer, G., van Velthuizen, H., van Dingenen, R., Dentener, F., Mills, G., Walter, C., Ewert, F. (2011). Limited potential of crop management for mitigating surface ozone impacts on global food supply. Atmospheric Environment 45: 2569-2576.

 

Mills, G., Hayes, F., Simpson, D., Emberson, L., Norris, D., Harmens, H., Büker, P. (2011). Evidence of widespread effects of ozone on crops and (semi-)natural vegetation in Europe (1990 - 2006) in relation to AOT40 - and flux-based risk maps. Global Change Biology 17: 592-613.

 

Emberson, L.D., Bueker, P., Ashmore, M.R., Mills, G., Jackson, L., Agrawal, M., Atikuzzaman, M.D., Cinderby, S., Engardt, M., Jamir, C., Kobayashi, K., Oanh, N.K., Quadir, F., Wahid, A. (2009) Dose-response relationships derived in North America underestimate the effects of ozone (O3) on crop yields in Asia.  Atmospheric Environment, 43, 1945-1953

 

Cape, J. N. Bassin, S., Fuhrer, J., Gerosa, G., Alonso, R., Gimeno, B., Gruenhage, L., Mikkelsen, T. N., Mills, G. (2008) Challenges in understanding the risks to natural and semi-natural vegetation from ozone exposure. Italian Journal of Agronomy 3: 53-59.

 

Harmens, H., Mills, G., Emberson, L., Ashmore, M. (2007). Implications of climate change for the stomatal flux of ozone: a case study for winter wheat. Environmental Pollution 146: 763-770.

 

Hayes, F., Jones, M.L.M., Mills, G., Ashmore, M.  (2007). Meta-analysis of the relative sensitivity of semi-natural vegetation species to ozone.  Environmental Pollution 146: 754-762.

 

Jones, M.L.M., Hayes, F., Mills, G., Sparks, T.H., Fuhrer, J.  (2007). Predicting community sensitivity to ozone, using Ellenburg Indicator values.  Environmental Pollution 146: 744-753.

 

Mills, G., Buse, A., Gimeno, B., Bermejo, V., Holland, M., Emberson, L., Pleijel, H.  (2007a). A synthesis of AOT40-based response functions and critical levels for agricultural and horticultural crops.  Atmospheric Environment 41: 2630-2643.

 

Mills, G., Hayes, F., Jones, M.L.M., Cinderby, S.  (2007b). Identifying ozone-sensitive communities of (semi-) natural vegetation suitable for mapping exceedance of critical levels.  Environmental Pollution 146: 736-743.

 

Pleijel, P., Danielsson, H., Emberson, L., Ashmore, M.R., Mills, G.  (2007).  Ozone risk assessment for agricultural crops in Europe: Further development of stomatal and flux-response relationships for European wheat and potato.  Atmospheric Environment 41: 3022-3040.

 

Hayes, F., Mills, G., Williams, P., Harmens, H., Büker, P. (2006). Impacts of summer ozone exposure on the growth and overwintering of UK upland vegetation. Atmospheric Environment 40: 4088-4097.

 

Book chapter

Vandermeiren, K., Harmens, H., Mills, G., De Temmerman, L. (2009). Impact of ground-level ozone on crop production in a changing climate. In: Climate Change and Crops (Ed. S.N. Singh). ISBN: 978-3-540-88245-9.

 

Heavy metals & nitrogen

Schröder W, Nickel S, Schönrock S, Meyer M, Wosniok W, Harmens H, Frontasyeva MV, Alber R, Aleksiayenak J, Barandovski L, Danielsson H, de Temmerman L, Fernández Escribano A, Godzik B, Jeran Z, Pihl Karlsson G, Lazo P, Leblond S, Lindroos AJ, Liiv S, Magnússon SH, Mankovska B, Martínez-Abaigar J, Piispanen J, Poikolainen J, Popescu IV, Qarri F, Santamaria JM, Skudnik M, Špirić Z, Stafilov T, Steinnes E, Stihi C, Thöni L, Uggerud HT, Zechmeister HG (2016). Environmental Science and Pollution Research 23:10457-76.

 

Spatially valid data of atmospheric deposition of heavy metals and nitrogen derived by moss surveys for pollution risk assessments of ecosystems. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. DOI 10.1007/s11356-016-6577-5.

 

Harmens, H., Schröder, W., Zechmeister, H.G., Steinnes, E., Frontasyeva, M. (2015). Comments on J.A. Fernandez, M.T. Boquete, A.Carballeira, J.R. Aboal. A critical review of the protocols for moss biomonitoring of atmospheric deposition: Sampling and sample preparation. Science of the Total Environment 517: 132-150. Science of the Total Environment 538: 1024-1026.

 

H. Harmens, D.A. Norris, K. Sharps, G. Mills, R. Alber, Y. Aleksiayenak, O. Blum, S.-M. Cucu-Man, M. Dam, L. De Temmerman, A. Ene, J.A. Fernández, J. Martinez-Abaigar, M. Frontasyeva, B. Godzik, Z. Jeran, P. Lazo, S. Leblond, S. Liiv, S.H. Magnússon, B. Maňkovská, G. Pihl Karlsson, J. Piispanen, J. Poikolainen, J.M. Santamaria, M. Skudnik, Z. Spiric, T. Stafilov, E. Steinnes, C. Stihi, I. Suchara, L. Thöni, R. Todoran, L. Yurukova, H.G. Zechmeister. (2015). Heavy metal and nitrogen concentrations in mosses are declining across Europe whilst some “hotspots” remain in 2010. Environmental Pollution 200: 93-104.

 

Harmens, H., Schnyder, E., Thöni, L., Cooper, D.M., Mills, G., Leblond, S., Mohr, K., Poikolainen, J., Santamaria, J., Skudnik, M., Zechmeister, H.G., Lindroos, A.-J., Hanus-Illnar, A. (2014). Relationship between site-specific nitrogen concentrations in mosses and measured wet bulk atmospheric nitrogen deposition across Europe. Environmental Pollution 194: 50 - 59.

 

Harmens, H., Schnyder, E., Thöni, L., Cooper, D.M., Mills, G., Leblond, S., Mohr, K., Poikolainen, J., Santamaria, J., Skudnik, M., Zechmeister, H.G., Lindroos, A.-J., Hanus-Illnar, A. (2014). Relationship between site-specific nitrogen concentrations in mosses and measured wet bulk atmospheric nitrogen deposition across Europe. Environmental Pollution 194: 50 - 59.

 

Schröder, W., Pesch, R., Schönrock, S., Harmens, H., Mills, G., Fagerli, H. (2014). Mapping correlations between nitrogen concentrations in atmospheric deposition and mosses for natural landscapes in Europe. Ecological Indicators 36: 563-571.

 

Schröder, W., Pesch, R., Hertel, A., Schönrock, S., Harmens, H., Mills, G., Ilyin, I (2013). Landscape-specific correlation between atmospheric depositions of Cd, Hg and Pb and their concentrations in mosses across Europe. Atmospheric Pollution Research 4: 267-274.


Harmens, H., Ilyin, I., Mills, G., Aboal, J.R., Alber, R., Blum, O., Coşkun, M., De Temmerman, L., Fernández, J.A., Figueira, R., Frontasyeva, M., Godzik, B., Goltsova, N., Jeran, Z., Korzekwa, S., Kubin, E., Kvietkus, K., Leblond, S., Liiv, S., Magnússon, S.H., Maňkovská, B., Nikodemus, O., Pesch, R., Poikolainen, J., Radnović, D., Rühling, Å., Santamaria, J.M., Schröder, W., Spiric, Z., Stafilov, T., Steinnes, E., Suchara, I., Tabor, G., Thöni, L., Turcsányi, G., Yurukova, L., Zechmeister, H.G. (2012). Country-specific correlations across Europe between modelled atmospheric cadmium and lead deposition and concentrations in mosses. Environmental Pollution 166: 1-9.

 

Harmens, H., Norris, D. A., Cooper, D.M., Mills, G., Steinnes E., Kubin, E., Thöni, L., Aboal, J.R., Alber, R., Carballeira, A., Coșkun, M., De Temmerman, L., Frolova, M., Frontasyeva, M., Gonzáles-Miqueo,L., Jeran, Z., Leblond S., Liiv, S., Maňkovská, B., Pesch, R., Poikolainen, J., Rühling, Å., Santamaria, J. M., Simonèiè, P., Schröder, W., Suchara, I., Yurukova, L., Zechmeister, H. G. (2011). Nitrogen concentrations in mosses indicate the spatial distribution of atmospheric nitrogen deposition in Europe. Environmental Pollution 159: 2852-2860.

 

Schröder, W., Holy, M., Pesch, R., Harmens, H.,  Ilyin, I., Steinnes, E., Alber, R., Aleksiayenak, Y., Blum, O., Coşkun, M., Dam, M., De Temmerman, L., Frolova, M., Frontasyeva, M., González-Miqueo, L., Grodzińska, K., Jeran, Z., Korzekwa, S., Krmar, M., Kubin, E., Kvietkus, K., Leblond, S., Liiv, S., Magnússon,S., Maňkovská, B., Piispanen, J., Rühling, Å., Santamaria, J., Spiric, Z., Suchara, I., Thöni, L., Urumov, V., Yurukova, L., Zechmeister, H.G. (2010). Are cadmium, lead and mercury concentrations in mosses across Europe primarily determined by atmospheric deposition of these metals? Journal of Soils and Sediments 10: 1572-1584.

 

Harmens, H., Norris, D.A., Steinnes, E., Kubin, E.,  Piispanen, J.,  Alber, R., Aleksiayenak, Y., Blum, O., Coşkun, M., Dam, M., De Temmerman, L., Fernández, J.A., Frolova, M., Frontasyeva, M., González-Miqueo, L., Grodzińska, K., Jeran, Z., Korzekwa, S., Krmar, M., Kvietkus, K., Leblond, S., Liiv, S., Magnússon, S.H., Maňkovská, B., Pesch, R., Rühling, Å., Santamaria, J.M., Schröder, W., Spiric, Z., Suchara, I., Thöni, L., Urumov, V., Yurukova, L., Zechmeister, H.G. (2010). Mosses as biomonitors of atmospheric heavy metal deposition: spatial and temporal trends in Europe. Environmental Pollution. Environmental Pollution 158: 3144-3156.

 

Holy, M., Pesch, R., Schröder, W., Harmens, H.,  Ilyin, I., Alber, R., Aleksiayenak, Y., Blum, O., Coşkun, M., Dam, M., De Temmerman, L., Fedorets, N., Figueira, R., Frolova, M., Frontasyeva, M., Goltsova, N., González Miqueo, L., Grodzińska, K., Jeran, Z., Korzekwa, S., Krmar, M., Kubin, E., Kvietkus, K., Larsen, M., Leblond, S., Liiv, S., Magnússon,S., Maňkovská, B., Mocanu, R., Piispanen, J., Rühling, Å., Santamaria, J., Steinnes, E., Suchara, I., Thöni, L., Turcsányi, G., Urumov, V., Wolterbeek, H.T., Yurukova, L., Zechmeister, H.G. (2010). First thorough identification of factors associated with Cd, Hg and Pb concentrations in mosses sampled in the European Surveys 1990, 1995, 2000 and 2005. Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry 63, 109-124.

 

Schröder, W., Holy, M., Pesch, R., Harmens, H., Fagerli, H., Alber, R., Coşkun, M., De Temmerman, L., Frolova, M., González-Miqueo, L., Jeran, Z., Kubin, E., Leblond, S., Liiv, S., Maňkovská, B., Piispanen, J., Santamaría, J.M., Simonèiè, P., Suchara, I., Yurukova, L., Thöni. L., Zechmeister, H.G. (2010). First Europe-wide correlation analysis identifying factors best explaining the total nitrogen concentration in mosses. Atmospheric Environment 44, 3485-3491.

 

Harmens, H., Norris, D.A., Koerber, G.R., Buse, A., Steinnes, E., Rühling, Å. (2008). Temporal trends (1990 - 2000) in the concentration of cadmium, lead and mercury in mosses across. Environmental Pollution, 151, 368-376.

 

Schröder, W., Englert, C., Pesch, R., Zechmeister, H.G., Thöni, L., Suchara, I., Maňkovská, B., Jeran, Z., Harmens, H., Grodzinska K., Alber, R. (2008).   Metal accumulation in mosses across national boundaries: uncovering and ranking causes of spatial variation.  Environmental Pollution, 151, 377-388.

 

Harmens, H., Norris, D.A., Koerber, G.R., Buse, A., Steinnes, E., Rühling, Å. (2007). Temporal trends in the concentration of arsenic, chromium, copper, iron, nickel, vanadium and zinc in mosses across between 1990 and 2000. Atmospheric Environment 41: 6673-6687.

 

Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs)

Harmens, H., Foan, L., Simon, V., Mills, G. (2013). Terrestrial mosses as biomonitors of atmospheric POPs pollution: A review. Environmental Pollution 173: 245-254.

 

 

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