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Impacts of additional aerial inputs of nitrogen to salt marsh

In 2012 LAB Coastal carried out a desk-based investigation on the impacts of ...

A Portable Erosion Measuring Device (EMD)

When a river overtops its artificial flood banks, water running down the land...

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(From the establishment of L A B Coastal in 1997 to the present)

Boorman, L. A. & Garbutt, R.A.   2012.   Restoration strategies for intertidal saltmarshes.  In: Ecohydrology and Restoration.   Volume 10 of  “Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science” Elsevier (March 2012)

Boorman, L. A. & Hazelden, J.   2012.   Impacts of additional aerial inputs of nitrogen to salt marsh and transitional habitats.   Scientific Report No. 995. Pp. 44.  Countryside Council for Wales. Bangor, Wales.

Boorman, L.A. & Hazelden, J.  2012  The use of a new portable Erosion Measuring Device (EMD) in assessing the erodibility of the surface layers of flood embankments.  Soil Use and Management, 28, 120-127

Boorman, L. A. & Hazelden, J.   2010.   Testing the Erosion Resistance of Vegetated Flood banks.  Environment Agency Science Report – SC030228/SR; 51 pps.

Boorman, L., Hazelden, J., Adams, M., Cotton, J., Denness, D. & Smith, K. 2009  Maintaining vegetated flood embankments: a five year experimental approach to understanding best practice.  Proceedings of the Flood and Coastal Risk Management Conference (EA and DEFRA), Telford UK, 2009. 

Garbutt, R.A.  & Boorman, L.A. 2009 Managed realignment: recreating intertidal habitats on formerly reclaimed land in north-west Europe.  In:- Coastal Wetlands;   pps 763-786.   Elsevier; Amsterdam..

Boorman, L.A.  2009  The role of freshwater flows on salt marsh growth and development .  In:- Coastal Wetlands;  pps 493-514.  Elsevier; Amsterdam.

Boorman, L.A. & Hazelden, J.  2005.  Working Plan for Ecological Restoration at the Morfa Closed Landfill Site (Corus), Port Talbot. 

Boorman, L.A. & Hazelden, J.,  2005   The importance of groundwater and other ecohydrological impacts in the management of salt marsh plant communities. In: Proceedings Dunes and Estuaries – International Conference on Nature Restoration, Practices in European Coastal Habitats, Koksijde, Belgium, 2005,  Eds., Herrier, H.L., Mees, J., Salman, A., van Nieuwenhuyze, H. and Dobbelaere, I.. VLIZ Special Publication, 19, 335-343.

Boorman,  L. A.  2004.  The use of grazing animals in maintaining and increasing the biodiversity of sand dunes.  Delivering Sustainable Coasts: Connecting Science and Policy.   Proceedings Littoral 2004, Vol. 1.   66-70.

Thompson, A.G., Huiskes, A., Cox, R., Wadsworth, R.A. & Boorman, L.A.  2004.  Short-term vegetation succession and erosion identified by airborne remote sensing of the Westerschelde salt marshes, The Netherlands.  Int. J. Remote Sensing; 25: 4151-4176.

Wolanski, E., Boorman, L.A., Chicharo, L., Langlois-Saliou, E., Lara, R., Plater, A.J., Uncles, R.J. & Zalewski M.  2004.  Ecohydrology as a new tool for sustainable management of estuaries and coastal waters.   Wetlands Ecology and Management; 12:  235-276.

Boorman, L. A. & J. Hazelden. 2004.   The sustainable management of biodiversity in natural and created salt marshes.   Delivering Sustainable Coasts: Connecting Science and Policy.   Proceedings Littoral 2004, Vol. 2.   508-513.

Boorman, L. A. & J. Hazelden. 2004.   The sustainable management of biodiversity in natural and created salt marshes.   Delivering Sustainable Coasts: Connecting Science and Policy.   Proceedings Littoral 2004, Vol. 2.   508-513.

Boorman, L.A.  2003.   Salt marsh review.  An overview of coastal saltmarshes, their dynamic and sensitivity characteristics for conservation and management.   Joint Nature Conservation Committee Report No. 334.   JNCC: Peterborough.

Boorman, L.A.   2002.   Feeding the fish – a Celtic perspective.   Changing potentials for land-sea exchanges of organic matter and other materials in selected sea lochs.   In:  Celtic Water in A European Framework.   Third Inter-Celtic Colloquium on Hydrology and the Management of Water Resources.   National University of Ireland, Galway.   Pps. 241-256.

Boorman, L.A., Hazelden, J., & Boorman, M.S. 2002.  New marshes for old – salt marsh creation and management.  Proceedings of Littoral 2002, 22-26 September, Porto, Portugal. Vol. II, 35-46. 

Boorman, L.A., Hazelden, J. & Boorman, M.S. 2001  The effect of rates of sedimentation and tidal submersion regimes on the growth of salt marsh plants. Continental Shelf Research, 21, 2155-2165

Hazelden, J. & Boorman, L.A. 2001  Soils and ‘managed retreat’ in south-east England.  Soil Use and Management, 17, 150-154. 

Boorman, L.A.  2000.  The functional role of salt marshes in linking land and sea.   In: British Saltmarshes.   Ed. B.R. Sherwood, B.G. Gardiner and T. Harris.  Forrest Text for the Linnean Society.  1-24.

Boorman, L.A. & Boorman, M.S.  2000.   The Spatial and Temporal Effects of Grazing  on the Species Diversity of Sand Dunes.  In: Coastal Dune Management. Shared Experience on European Conservation Practice.  Ed. J.A. Houston, S.E. Edmondson and P.J. Rooney.    Liverpool University Press.   161-167.

Brown, S.L., Warman, E.A., McGrorty, S., Yates, M., Pakeman, R., Boorman, L.A., Goss-Custard, J.D. and Gray, A.J.     1999. Sediment fluxes in intertidal biotopes.   Marine Pollution Bulletin: 37, 173-181.

Boorman, L.A.  1999. Salt Marshes – present functioning and future change.  Mangroves and Salt Marshes: 3, 227-241.

Hazelden, J. & Boorman, L.A. 1999.  The role of soil and vegetation processes in the control of organic and mineral fluxes in some western European salt marshes.  Journal of Coastal Research, 15, 15-31. 

Boorman, L.A., Garbutt, R.A. & Barratt, D.  1998. The role of vegetation in determining patterns of the accretion of salt marsh sediment.   Sedimentary Processes in the Intertidal Zone.   Eds. K.S.Black, D.M.Paterson & A.Cramp.  Geological Society Special Publication, 139, 389-399.