Salmo Trutta article references

Salmo Trutta Volume 26 2023 References

Time to tangle with plastic pollution

by Professor Steve Ormerod, Cardiff University

Keyword: Microplastics 


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2. Williams, A.T. and Simmons, S.L. (1999) Sources of Riverine Litter: The River Taff, South Wales, UK. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 112, 197 – 216.

3. Thompson, R. C., Olsen, Y., Mitchell, R. P., Davis, A., Rowland, S. J., John, A. W. G., McGonigle, D. and Russell, A. E. (2004) Lost at sea: Where is all the plastic? Science 304, 838.

4. Boucher, J. and Friot D. (2017) Primary Microplastics in the Oceans: A Global Evaluation of Sources. Gland, Switzerland: IUCN. 43pp.

5. Borrelle, S.B., Ringma, J., Law, K. L. et al. (2020) Predicted growth in plastic waste exceeds efforts to mitigate plastic pollution. Science 369, 1515 – 1518

6. Hurley, R., Woodward, J. and Rothwell, J.J. (2018) Microplastic contamination of river beds significantly reduced by catchment-wide flooding. Nature Geoscience, 11, 251 – 257.

7 Horton, A. A., Svendsen, C., Williams, R. J., Spurgeon, D. J. and Lahive, E. (2017) Large microplastic particles in sediments of tributaries of the River Thames, UK – Abundance, sources and methods for effective quantification. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 114, 218 – 226,

8. Windsor, F.M., Tilley, R.M., Tyler, C.R. and Ormerod, S.J. (2019) Microplastic ingestion by riverine macroinvertebrates. Science of The Total Environment 646, 68 – 74

9. D’Souza, J.M., Windsor, F.M., Santillo, D. and Ormerod, S. J. (2020 Food web transfer of plastics to an apex riverine predator. Global Change Biology, 26, 3846– 3857.

10. Sherlock, C., Fernie, K. J., Munno, K., Provencher, J. and Rochman, C. (2022) The potential of aerial insectivores for monitoring microplastics in terrestrial environments. Science of The Total Environment, 807, 150453,

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Salmo Trutta Volume 25 2022 references

Wye Focus on Phosphorus?

By Dr Shane Rothwell, Dr Kirsty Forber and Prof Paul Withers, Lancaster University

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Mekonnen, M.M. and A.Y. Hoekstra. 2018. Global anthropogenic phosphorus loads to freshwater and associated grey water footprints and water pollution levels: A high-resolution global study. Water Resour. Res. 54: 345 – 358. 

Natural Resources Wales, Environment Agency and Natural England 2021. River Wye SAC Nutrient Management Plan – Phosphate Action Plan https://​www​.here​ford​shire​.gov.…

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Smil, V. 2000. Phosphorus in the environment: Natural flows and human interferences. Annu. Rev. Ener. Environ. 25: 53 – 88. 

Withers, P.J.A., Forber, K.G. Lyon, C. Rothwell, S. Doody, D.G. Jarvie, H.P. et al. 2020. Towards resolving the phosphorus chaos created by food systems. Ambio 49: 1076 – 1089. 

Yuan, Z., Jiang, S., Sheng, H., Liu, X., Hua, H., Liu, X., Zhang, Y. 2018. Human Perturbation of the Global Phosphorus Cycle: Changes and Consequences. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2018, 52, 5, 2438 – 2450

Is the River Wharfe fit to swim in?

By Rick Battarbee, University College London and Addingham Environment Group

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2Battarbee, R.W. & Secrett, M. 2020 Faecal bacteria monitoring in the River Wharfe upstream and downstream of Ashlands STW, Ilkley in 2020. Report from the Ilkley Clean River Group, December 2020.

3Kay, D., Crowther, J., Stapleton, C.M. & Wyer, M.D. 2018. Faecal indicator inputs to watercourses from streamside pastures grazed by cattle: before and after implementation of streambank fencing. Water Research, 143, 229 – 239.

4Battarbee, R.W., Secrett, M., Malby, R., Shackleton, K., Taylor, M. & Simons, C. 2020. iWharfe, improving water quality on the River Wharfe from Oughtershaw to the Ouse: a citizens science project. Faecal bacteria data from samples collected on the 24th August 2020. https://​www​.ydrt​.org​.uk/​w​p​-​c​o​n​t​e​n​t​/​u​p​l​o​a​d​s​/​2​0​2​1​/​0​3​/​W​h​a​r​f​e​_​i​W​H​A​R​F​E​_​M​i​c​r​o​b​i​o​l​o​g​y​R​e​p​o​r​t​_​S​m​a​l​l.pdf