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Prof Martin Evans - publications

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  • 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


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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


  • 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
  • Evans, M. (2013). Peatland Geomorphology. (Treatise on Geomorphology). No publisher name.. Publication link: 9490609c-c09f-4270-bd21-2d174789ead1
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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., 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, . U., Rothwell, J., Evans, M., Daniels, S. M., T., . U., & M., . U. (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., M., . U., & 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
  • 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
  • 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


  • 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., 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
  • 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
  • Evans, M. (2003). Characterising upland peat composition with hyperspectral data. International Journal of Remote Sensing, 24. . Publication link: b350bcf2-a83e-4ffa-8276-5b995bf715e2
  • 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. (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