Recent Programme Publications from the Loess Plateau team.

The programme is in its third year and as such publications are being published. Below is a list of recent publication made by researchers within the Loess plateau team (Project 5) within the UK- China Programme.

Comber A, Wang Y, Lü Y, Zhang X and Paul Harris (in press). Hyper-local geographically weighted regression: extending GWR through local model selection and local bandwidth optimization. Paper accepted for publication in the Journal of Spatial Information Science (July 2018) see

Fu W, Lü Y, Harris P, Comber A and Wu L (2018). Peri-urbanization may vary with vegetation restoration: A large scale regional analysis. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 29: 77-87.

Luo Y, Lü Y, Fu B, Harris P, Wu L and Comber A (2018). When multi-functional landscape meets critical zone science: advancing multi-disciplinary research for sustainable human well-being. National Science Review,

Hu, J, Lü Y, Fu B, Comber AJ and Harris P (2017). Quantifying the effect of ecological restoration on runoff and sediment yields: A meta-analysis for the Loess Plateau. Progress in Physical Geography, DOI:10.1177/0309133317738710 

Li T, Lü Y, Fu B, Comber AJ, Harris P and Wu L (2017). Gauging policy-driven large-scale vegetation restoration programmes under a changing environment: their effectiveness and socioeconomic relationships. Science of the Total Environment, 607-608: 911-919, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.07.044

Turkeltaub, T., X. Jia, Y. Zhu, M.-A. Shao and A. Binley, 2018, Recharge and nitrate transport through the deep vadose zone of the Loess Plateau:  a regional scale model investigation, Water Resources Research, 54, doi: 10.1029/2017WR022190

Chen, X., Z. Zhang, C. Soulsby, Q. Cheng, A. Binley, R. Jiang and M. Tao, 2018, Characterizing the heterogeneity of karst critical zone and its hydrological function: an integrated approach, Hydrological Processes, 32, 2932–2946, doi: 10.1002/hyp.13232 .

Jia, X., Y. Zhu, L. Huang, X. Wei, Y. Fang, L. Wu, A.  Binley, and M. Shao, 2018, Mineral N stock and nitrate accumulation in the 50 to 200 m profile on the Loess Plateau, Science of the Total Environment, 633, 999-1006, DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.03.249