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Prof Martin Evans - publications

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  • Shuttleworth, E., Clay, G. D., Evans, M. G., Hutchinson, S. M., & Rothwell, J. J. (2017). Contaminated sediment dynamics in peatland headwater catchments. Journal of Soils and Sediments, 1-11. DOI: 10.1007/s11368-017-1674-8. Publication link: 66ec8a9c-f82e-44e0-9fa5-e80bf305d821
  • Glendell, M., McShane, G., Farrow, L., James, M. R., Quinton , J. N., Anderson, K., ... Brazier, R. (2017). Testing the utility of structure from motion photogrammetry reconstructions using small unmanned aerial vehicles and ground photography to estimate the extent of upland soil erosion. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. DOI: 10.1002/esp.4142. Publication link: b10dd343-92da-470e-a43f-8dbe52d04bcf
  • Stimson, A., Allott, T. E. H., Boult, S., & Evans, M. G. (2017). Reservoirs as hotspots of fluvial carbon cycling in peatland catchments. Science of the Total Environment. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.11.193. Publication link: ac529578-c51c-44d5-8701-4f8b5f9a4e7b


  • Bonn, A., Allott, T. E. H., Evans, M. G., Joosten, H., & Stoneman, R. (Eds.) (2016). Peatland Restoration and Ecosystem Services. (Ecological Reviews). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.. Publication link: e9c4d95f-3d98-4dee-82ce-277ef14e7743
  • Edokpa, D., Evans, M., & Rothwell, J. (2016). Reservoirs are hotspots of nitrogen cycling in peatland catchments. Hydrological Processes, 30(20). DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10892. Publication link: 48d5bf40-3e0e-4066-8da8-172567d35d97
  • Alderson, D., Evans, M., Rothwell, J., & Boult, S. (2016). Classifying sedimentary organics: It's a matter of quality rather than quantity. Progress in Physical Geography, 40(3), 450-479. DOI: 10.1177/0309133315625864. Publication link: 239f9d63-7bcf-4f41-8632-c5fc849940b1
  • Clay, G., & Evans, M. G. (2016). Ten-year meteorological record for an upland research catchment, near the summit of Snake Pass in the Peak District, UK. Weather. . Publication link: 699d875a-32c3-47c0-8a9e-c9f11042527e


  • Dixon, S. D., Worrall, F., Rowson, J. G., & Evans, M. G. (2015). Calluna vulgaris canopy height and blanket peat CO2 flux: Implications for management.Ecological Engineering, 75, 497-505. DOI: doi:10.1016/j.ecoleng.2014.11.047. Publication link: 782a3c86-ba50-4104-a71d-d7c6f645396d
  • Shuttleworth, E. L., Evans, M., Hutchinson, S. M., & Rothwell, J. (2015). Peatland restoration: controls on sediment production and reductions in carbon and pollutant export. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 40(4), 459-472. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3645. Publication link: 8ff3bb04-0ff7-44a0-91d2-aadf32f2828c
  • Lamers, L. P. M., Vile, M. A., Grootjans, A. P., Acreman, M. C., Diggelen, R. V., Evans, M. G., ... Smolders, A. J. P. (2015). Ecological restoration of rich fens in Europe and North America: from trial and error to an evidence-based approach. Biological Reviews, 90, 182-203. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12102. Publication link: 317d2cfc-76c4-48b5-8ba5-0d8ffd7489eb
  • Edokpa, D., Evans, M., & Rothwell, J. (2015). High fluvial export of dissolved organic nitrogen from a peatland catchment with elevated inorganic nitrogen deposition. Science of the Total Environment, 532, 711-722. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.06.072. Publication link: 224736e2-380e-4db7-9115-6235e9f48bb3


  • Cole, B., Mcmorrow, J., & Evans, M. (2014). Spectral monitoring of moorland plant phenology to identify a temporal window for hyperspectral remote sensing of peatland. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, 90, 49-58. DOI: 10.1016/j.isprsjprs.2014.01.010. Publication link: a62f5e47-5b22-4ba7-8340-62f220b5b7bf
  • Qassim, S. M., Dixon, S. D., Rowson, J. G., Worrall, F., Evans, M. G., & Bonn, A. (2014). A 5-year study of the impact of peatland revegetation upon DOC concentrations. Journal of Hydrology, 519(PD), 3578-3590. . Publication link: aaf7ff7c-200c-4edd-ba14-7acb21b90f0e
  • Dixon, S. D., Qassim, S. M., Rowson, J. G., Worrall, F., Evans, M. G., Boothroyd, I. M., & Bonn, A. (2014). Restoration effects on water table depths and CO2 fluxes from climatically marginal blanket bog. Biogeochemistry, 118(1-3), 159-176. . Publication link: aa86e1a1-9639-4e6d-8b55-e50cd6a6e4da
  • Shuttleworth, E., Evans, M., Hutchinson, S. M., & Rothwell, J. (2014). Assessment of lead contamination in peatlands using field portable XRF. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution, 225(2), [1844]. DOI: 10.1007/s11270-013-1844-2. Publication link: 352b40e9-cac9-4ae0-b675-009c2e9d41dd
  • Evans, C. D., Bonn, A., Holden, J., Reed, M. S., Evans, M., Worrall, F., ... Parnell, M. (2014). Relationships between anthropogenic pressures and ecosystem functions in UK blanket bogs: Linking process understanding to ecosystem service valuation. Ecosystem Services, 9, 5-19. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoser.2014.06.013. Publication link: 50aba3f5-9435-4ab0-b3e1-6652aeacd8af
  • Goulsbra, C., Evans, M., & John, L. (2014). Temporary Streams in a Peatland Catchment: Pattern, Timing, and Controls on Stream Network Expansion and Contraction. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 39(6), 790-803. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3533. Publication link: 749b1089-d8e4-45f2-987a-d8c5deb5cb2f


  • Evans, M. (2013). Peatland Geomorphology. (Treatise on Geomorphology). No publisher name.. Publication link: 9490609c-c09f-4270-bd21-2d174789ead1
  • Cole, B., Mcmorrow, J., & Evans, M. (2013). Empirical modelling of vegetation abundance from airborne hyperspectral data for upland peatland restoration monitoring. Remote Sensing, 6(1), 716-739. DOI: 10.3390/rs6010716. Publication link: 88f72817-7554-4872-a60d-44a7686a66ee
  • Rowson, J. G., Worrall, F., & Evans, M. G. (2013). Predicting soil respiration from peatlands. Science of The Total Environment, 442, 397-404. . Publication link: 1dd74272-1116-4fab-869d-d2ab6d5979cc
  • Evans, M., Quine, T., & Kuhn, N. (2013). Geomorphology and terrestrial carbon cycling. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 38(1), 103-105. . Publication link: f122fd23-c85e-49f4-9d49-bb49c48ed38c


  • Worrall, F., Davies, H., Bhogal, A., Lilly, A., Evans, M., Turner, K., ... Merrington, G. (2012). The flux of DOC from the UK - Predicting the role of soils, land use and net watershed losses. Journal of Hydrology, 448-449, 149-160. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2012.04.053. Publication link: 0049a13c-61ea-4303-ba23-289c3750741d
  • Clay, G. D., Dixon, S., Evans, M. G., Rowson, J. G., & Worrall, F. (2012). Carbon dioxide fluxes and DOC concentrations of eroding blanket peat gullies. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 37(5), 562-571. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3193. Publication link: 41dd03d8-6e73-441b-9145-777e384f0de1
  • Daniels, S. M., Evans, M. G., Agnew, C. T., & Allott, T. E. H. (2012). Ammonium release from a blanket peatland into headwater stream systems. Environmental Pollution, 163, 261-272. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2012.01.004. Publication link: f73db9db-ee25-430f-8858-2ff809d904c9
  • Pawson, R. R., Evans, M. G., & Allott, T. E. H. A. (2012). Fluvial carbon flux from headwater peatland streams: Significance of particulate carbon flux. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 37(11), 1203-1212. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3257. Publication link: fb0a771a-85ed-49d5-952a-ee2291bf29a9


  • Warburton, J., & Evans, M. (2011). Geomorphic, sedimentary, and potential palaeoenvironmental significance of peat blocks in alluvial river systems. Geomorphology, 130(3-4), 101-114. DOI: 10.1016/j.geomorph.2010.12.005. Publication link: 61bc9a3a-eb2f-4e7e-9121-592f8243845f
  • Bain, C. G., Bonn, A., Stoneman, R., Chapman, S., Coupar, A., Evans, M., ... Worrall, F. (2011). IUCN UK Commission of Inquiry on Peatlands. Edinburgh.: IUCN UK Peatland Programme.. Publication link: 566161fc-9ddf-41f1-be36-f1b5a9c42b39
  • Rothwell, J. J., Taylor, K. G., Evans, M. G., & Allott, T. E. H. (2011). Contrasting controls on arsenic and lead budgets for a degraded peatland catchment in Northern England. Environmental Pollution, 159(10), 3129-3133. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2011.05.026. Publication link: 8cd3de63-9a15-4dc0-8b17-18a2b60f7cda
  • Worrall, F., Rowson, J. G., Evans, M. G., Pawson, R., Daniels, S., & Bonn, A. (2011). Carbon fluxes from eroding peatlands - the carbon benefit of revegetation following wildfire. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 36(11), 1487-1498. DOI: 10.1002/esp.2174. Publication link: 97e6909d-3f66-4638-98b8-eb9e4d8568e9



  • Worrall, F., Evans, M. G., Bonn, A., Reed, M. S., Chapman, D., & Holden, J. (2009). Can carbon offsetting pay for upland ecological restoration?Science of the Total Environment, 408(1), 26-36. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2009.09.022. Publication link: 3dca8e7c-a6c2-4fad-9ec3-07ebc8650b9a
  • Goulsbra, C. S., Lindsay, J. B., & Evans, M. G. (2009). A new approach to the application of electrical resistance sensors to measuring the onset of ephemeral streamflow in wetland environments. Water Resources Research, 45(9), [W09501]. DOI: 10.1029/2009WR007789. Publication link: 3366d2d7-f3a8-4b39-a473-a17ea3fe7b04
  • Rothwell, J. J., Taylor, K. G., Ander, E. L., Evans, M. G., Daniels, S. M., & Allott, T. E. H. (2009). Arsenic retention and release in ombrotrophic peatlands. Science of the Total Environment, 407(4), 1405-1417. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2008.10.015. Publication link: 194d3f39-4c04-4601-8516-0a4c64492f4c
  • Evans, M., Bonn, A. (Ed.), Hubaceck, K. (Ed.), Stewart, J. (Ed.), & Allott, T. (Ed.) (2009). Natural Change in Upland Landscapes. In Drivers of Change in Uplands. (pp. 13-33). UK: Routledge. . Publication link: 7ac8fe0d-b915-45ad-9a60-8746b35de8c3
  • Evans, M., Worrall, F., Bonn, A. (Ed.), Hubackeck, K. (Ed.), Stewart, J. (Ed.), & Allott, T. (Ed.) (2009). Carbon Budgets in Upland Peatlands. In Drivers of Change in Uplands. (pp. 93-113). UK: Routledge. . Publication link: ce4861e9-2e2e-4f37-8afd-392304fddfc1



  • Rothwell, J. J., Evans, M. G., Lindsay, J. B., & Allott, T. E. H. (2007). Scale-dependent spatial variability in peatland lead pollution in the southern Pennines, UK. Environmental Pollution, 145(1), 111-120. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2006.03.037. Publication link: feec82d1-6b92-41b3-a014-184ecd077358
  • Worrall, F., Burt, T., Adamson, J., Reed, M., Warburton, J., Armstrong, A., & Evans, M. (2007). Predicting the future carbon budget of an upland peat catchment. Climatic Change, 85(1-2), 139-158. DOI: 10.1007/s10584-007-9300-1. Publication link: 672dddef-4c37-42d4-b84d-6114ad0c9c1e
  • Allott, T., Rothwell, J., Evans, M., & Daniels, S. M. (2007). Peat Soils as a Source of Lead Pollution to Upland Fluvial Systems. Environmental Pollution, 153(3), 583-589. . Publication link: 5918f6bc-2c8d-4a39-8864-436e13a49409
  • Rothwell, J., Evans, M., Liddaman, L. C., & Allott, T. E. H. (2007). The role of wildfire and gully erosion in particulate lead export from contaminated peatland catchments in the southern Pennines. Geomorphology, 88, 276-284. . Publication link: 9190813a-d238-4485-9dad-e54f3957353e
  • Holden, J., Chapman, P., Evans, M., Hubaceck, K., Kay, P., & Warburton, J. (2007). Vulnerability of organic soils in England and Wales. (DEFRA Project SP0532). No publisher name.. Publication link: 805d1291-2acf-42ae-be82-1a4c3dfd1296
  • Rothwell, J. J., Evans, M. G., Daniels, S. M., & Allott, T. E. H. (2007). Baseflow and stormflow metal concentrations in streams draining contaminated peat moorlands in the Peak District National Park (UK). Journal of Hydrology, 341(1-2), 90-104. DOI: 10.1016/j.jhydrol.2007.05.004. Publication link: 8a885200-8b60-4d19-b99c-be5f736fd8ec
  • Rothwell, J. J., Evans, M. G., & Allott, T. E. H. (2007). Lead contamination of fluvial sediments in an eroding blanket peat catchment. Applied Geochemistry, 22(2), 446-459. DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeochem.2006.11.002. Publication link: 4a32af3f-3448-4e8b-aa61-c41dc75adfef
  • Evans, M., & Warburton, J. (2007). Geomorphology of Upland Peat: Erosion, Form and Landscape Change. Blackwells.. Publication link: 4c9ac545-6bc5-40f1-bd53-bb7c1f34c4fd



  • Evans, M., & Warburton, J. (2005). Sediment budget for an eroding peat-moorland catchment in northern England. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 30(5), 557-577. DOI: 10.1002/esp.1153. Publication link: 099a7a2f-461d-4111-907c-11918866ea54
  • Evans, M. (2005). Topographic controls on gully erosion of upland peatlands. In 5th International Association of Geomorphologists meeting, Zaragoza, Spain, August 2005.. Publication link: a870a687-7931-41ab-9f6d-96f0a2dcd3ea
  • Rothwell, J. J., Robinson, S. G., Evans, M. G., Yang, J., & Allott, T. E. H. (2005). Heavy metal release by peat erosion in the Peak District, southern Pennines, UK. Hydrological Processes, 19(15), 2973-2989. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.5811. Publication link: d89f5925-162a-4d2b-846e-33b64a6522bd


  • Mcmorrow, J., Alroichdi, A., Evans, M., & Cutler, M. (2004). Variations in upland peat properties: analysis of hyperspectral data. In Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society (RSPSoc) annual conference, Aberdeen.. Publication link: 9ecc3c58-d0c7-48a1-8fed-74491b9c0b59
  • Evans, M., Heinrichs, M. L., Evans, M. G., Hebda, R. J., Walker, I. R., Palmer, S. L., & Rosenberg, S. M. (2004). Holocene climatic change and landscape response at Cathedral Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada. Geographie Physique et Quaternaire, 58(1), 123-139. DOI: 10.7202/013113ar. Publication link: d3febe2c-7aa8-4085-86a7-4b34e24be5cc
  • McMorrow, J. M., Cutler, M. E. J., Evans, M. G., & Al-Roichdi, A. (2004). Hyperspectral indices for characterizing upland peat composition. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 25(2), 313-325. DOI: 10.1080/0143116031000117065. Publication link: 44c3c094-009e-4359-b1b7-5ef4777fe6d0
  • Mcmorrow, J., Alroichdi, A., Evans, M., & Cutler, M. (2004). Hyperspectral remote sensing of peat humification. In Drivers of Change, Moors for the Future Symposium, Loose Hill Hall, Castleton, Derbyshire. Nov. . Publication link: 2e963351-61e2-46c8-9435-3559fe328d7d
  • Evans, M., & Slaymaker, O. (2004). Patterns of Holocene sediment yield in the alpine/subalpine zone, Cascade Mountains, British Columbia. Geomorphology, 61. . Publication link: 3297bf31-b225-4fa9-b16c-1815c7c272f1
  • Liddaman, L., Mcmorrow, J., & Evans, M. (2004). Eroding blanket peat: utilising pattern analysis to assess areal and scale dependence of upland landscape structures. In Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society (RSPSoc) annual conference, Aberdeen.. Publication link: 1092b56f-5a75-4402-8627-96de0f7d0a3e
  • Mcmorrow, J., Alroichdi, A., Evans, M., & Cutler, M. (2004). Estimation of physico-chemical properties of exposed upland peat from HyMap spectra. In EARSeL Airborne Imaging Spectroscopy Workshop, Bruges.. Publication link: 0294b45a-aa86-4fbd-b37f-14e7cf0a50f6


  • Warburton, J., Evans, M. G., & Johnson, R. M. (2003). Discussion on 'the extent of soil erosion in upland England and Wales'. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 28(2), 219-223. DOI: 10.1002/esp.477. Publication link: 6e1c674e-a1a4-481b-ba3c-ea33d65b29b7
  • Evans, M., & Goudie, A. S. (Ed.) (2003). Sedimentation. In The encyclopaedia of Geomorphology. Chichester: Wiley. . Publication link: 94376315-281c-48ee-a9cb-d5a025e5d5fd
  • Evans, M. (2003). Towards hyperspectral indices of upland peat composition. In NERC conference on Field Spectral Measurements, Southampton 15-16.. Publication link: 890d45dd-172a-4076-8d48-8133024530b5
  • Mcmorrow, J., Alroichdi, A., Evans, M., & Cutler, M. (2003). The effect of moisture content and humification on the hyperspectral reflectance of peat. In Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society (RSPSoc) Conference, Nottingham.. Publication link: fd28ccad-67c9-406a-b52f-750805b36da8
  • Evans, M. (2003). Characterising upland peat composition with hyperspectral data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 24. . Publication link: b350bcf2-a83e-4ffa-8276-5b995bf715e2


  • Evans, M. (2002). Sediment delivery in peatland catchments: implications for catchment carbon budgets. In BGRG AGM, Leeds.. Publication link: 13863e7e-8313-4659-b170-4e99350528d6
  • Cutler, M., Mcmorrow, J., & Evans, M. (2002). Remote sensing and upland peat erosion in the Southern Pennines. North West Geography, 2. . Publication link: 436d9c35-92be-46e2-83af-bd54f068329d
  • Mcmorrow, J., Cutler, M., & Evans, M. (2002). Synergy of HyMap and digital elevation data for the analysis of upland peat erosion patterns and composition. (British National Space Centre & NERC). No publisher name.. Publication link: 75097910-b7ec-4edd-ae0f-474e2e492f78


  • Evans, M., Higgitt, D., Warburton, D., J., . U., & Lee, M. (Ed.) (2001). Upland sediment systems. In Millennium geomorphology. Chichester: Wiley. . Publication link: 08d57932-56cb-457d-bb30-9fbd0b7b6702
  • Evans, M., Davis, J. D., & Davis, G. A. (2001). Transport and dispersal of organic debris (Peat blocks) in upland fluvial systems. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 26(10), 1087-1102. DOI: 10.1002/esp.256. Publication link: ee225dc6-5531-4e68-94ea-baa50d68da78


  • Evans, M., & Church, M. (2000). A method for error analysis of sediment yields derived from estiruater of lacustrine sediment accumulation.Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 25. . Publication link: 6c903c4f-bc89-438a-a603-ff196ef37bb4
  • Evans, M. (2000). Slope-channel linkage as a control on geomorphic sensitivity in alpine basins. In Geomorphology, Human Activity and Global Environmental Change. Wiley. . Publication link: dd3540fe-2bdd-4b32-8828-be365d8b8b45


  • Evans, M., Burt, T. P., & Holden, J. (1999). Run off generation and water table fluctuations in blanket peat: Evidence from UK data spanning the dry summer of 1995.Journal of Hydrology, 221. . Publication link: 2aba6df0-0324-47ff-8f3a-48021e79d0b1


  • Evans, M. (1997). Temporal and spatial representativeness of alpine sediment yields: Cascade Mountains, British Columbia. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 22(3), 287-295. . Publication link: f22d8a02-633f-44e6-810b-817eb31c3ed9
  • Evans, M. G. (1997). Pollen evidence for Neoglacial climate fluctuations in the southern Coast Mountains British Columbia.Geographie Physique et Quaternaire, 51(1), 81-92. . Publication link: 522be60d-6470-4979-adbd-0546cbfe675a