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Yang, L., Chan F. and Scheffran, J. (2018) Climate change, water management and stakeholder analysis in the Dongjiang River Basin, China. International Journal of Water Resources Development. 34:2, pp.166-191. Available here.

Morris PJSwindles GT, Valdes PJ, Ivanovic RF, Gregoire LJ, Smith MW, Tarasov L, Haywood AM, and Bacon KL. (2018) Global peatland initiation driven by regionally-asynchronous warming. PNAS. Available here.

Heinemeyer, A. and Swindles, G.T. (2018) [In Press] Unravelling past impacts of climate change and land management on historic peatland development using proxy-based reconstruction, monitoring data and process modelling. Global Change Biology.

Dooling, G.P., Chapman, P.J., Baird A.J., Shepherd, M.J. and Kohler, T. (2018) [In press] Daytime-only measurements underestimate CH4 emissions from a restored bog. Écoscience.

Eze, S., Palmer, S.M., Chapman, P.J. (2018) [In press] Upland grasslands in northern England were atmospheric carbon sinks regardless of management regimes. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology.

Chan F., Joon C.C., Ziegler A., Dabrowski M. and Varis O. (2018) [In press] Towards resilient flood risk management for Asian coastal cities: lessons learned from Hong Kong and Singapore. Journal of Cleaner Production 

Moody CS, Worrall F, Clay GD, Burt TP, Apperley DC, Rose R. (2018) A molecular budget for a peatland based upon 13C solid state nuclear magnetic resonance. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences.

Galloway, J.M., Swindles, G.T., Jamieson, H.E., Palmer, M., Parsons, M.B., Sanei, H., Macumber, A.L., Timothy Patterson, R., and Falck, H., (2018) Organic matter control on the distribution of arsenic in lake sediments impacted by ~65 years of gold ore processing in subarctic Canada. Science of the Total Environment, 622-623, pp.1668–1679.

Boeuf, Blandine, Fritsch, Oliver & Martin-Ortega, Julia (2018) "Justifying Exemptions through Policy Appraisal: Ecological Ambitions and Water Policy in France and the United Kingdom", Water Policy 

Lechner, A. M., Chan, F. K. S. and Campos-Arceiz, A. (2018) ‘Biodiversity conservation should be a core value of China’s Belt and Road Initiative’, Nature Ecology & Evolution, p 1.

Green, S.M., Baird, A.J., Evans, C.D., Peacock, M., Holden, J.Chapman, P.J., and Smart, R.P. (2018). Methane and carbon dioxide fluxes from open and blocked ditches in a blanket bog. Plant and Soil, 

Rasheed H; Kay P; Slack R; Gong YY. Association between inefficient arsenic methylation capacity and demographic characteristics on the risk of skin lesions. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology.

Asib AhmedFrances DrakeRizwan NawazClare Woulds (2017) Where is the coast? Monitoring coastal land dynamics in Bangladesh: An integrated management approach using GIS and remote sensing techniques. Ocean and Coastal Management, Elsevier.

Bell J., Reid W. D. K., Pearce D A., Glover A. G., Sweeting C J., Newton J., Woulds C. (2018) Hydrothermal activity lowers trophic diversity in Antarctic hydrothermal sediments. Biogeosciences.

Swindles, G.T., Watson, E.J., Savov, I.P., Lawson, I.T., Schmidt, A., Hooper, A., Cooper, C.L., Connor, C.B., Gloor, M. and Carrivick, J.L. In Press. Climatic control on Icelandic volcanic activity during the mid-Holocene. Geology.

Blundell A, Hughes PDM, Chambers FM (2017) An 8000-year multi-proxy peat-based palaeoclimate record from Newfoundland: Evidence of coherent changes in bog surface wetness and ocean circulation. The Holocene.

Fell, S.C., Carrivick, J.L. & Brown, L.E. Multi-trophic effects of climate change and glacier retreat in mountain rivers. BioScience.

Mullan, D.J., Swindles, G.T., Patterson, R.T., Galloway, J., Macumber, A.L., Falck, H., Crossley, L.H., Chen, J., Pisaric, M. 2017. Climate change and the long-term viability of the world's busiest heavy-haul ice roadTheoretical and Applied Climatology 129, 1089-1108.

Watson, C.S. Quincey, D.J. Carrivick, J.L. Smith, M.W. Rowan, A.V. and Richardson, R. 2017. Heterogeneous water storage and thermal regime of supraglacial ponds on debris-covered glaciers. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. DOI: 10.1002/esp.4236.

Watson, C.S. Quincey, D.J. Smith, M.W. Carrivick, J.L. Rowan, A.V. and James, M. 2017. Quantifying ice cliff evolution with multi-temporal point clouds on the debris-covered Khumbu Glacier, Nepal. Journal of Glaciology. DOI: 10.1017/jog.2017.47.

Swindles, G.T., Morris, P.J., Whitney, B., Galloway, J.M., Ga?ka, M., Gallego-Sala, A., Macumber, A.L., Mullan, D., Smith, M.W., Amesbury, M.J., Roland, T.P., Sanei, H., Patterson, R.T., Sanderson, N., Parry, L., Charman, D.J., Lopez, O., Valderamma, E., Watson, E.J., Ivanovic, R.F., Valdes, P.J., Turner, T.E. and Lähteenoja, O. In Press. Ecosystem state shifts during long-term development of an Amazonian peatland. Global Change Biology.

Mallalieu, J., Carrivick, J., Quincey, D., Smith, M., & James, W. (2017). An integrated Structure-from-Motion and time-lapse technique for quantifying ice-margin dynamics. Journal of Glaciology, 1-13. doi:10.1017/jog.2017.48

Milner, A.M., Khamis, K., Battin, T.J., Brittain, J.E., Barrand, N.E., Füreder, L., CauvyFraunie, S., Gíslason, G.M., Jacobsen, D., Hannah, D.M., Hodson, A.J., Hood, E., Lencioni, V., Ólafsson, J.S., Robinson, C.T., Tranter, M. & Brown, L.E. Glacier shrinkage driving global changes in downstream systems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. 

University of Leeds Peat Club: Bacon, K.L., Baird, A.J., Blundell, A., Bourgault, M-A., Chapman, P.J., Dargie, G., Dooling, G.P., Gee, C., Holden, J., Kelly, T., McKendrick-Smith, K.A., Morris, P.J., Noble, A., Palmer, S.M., Quillet, A., Swindles, G.T., Watson, E.J. & Young, D.M. (2017): Questioning ten common assumptions about peatlands. Mires and Peat, 19(12), 1-23. DOI: 10.19189/MaP.2016.OMB.253

Noble, AN, Palmer, SM, Glaves, D., Crowle, A, Holden, J. (2017) Impacts of peat bulk density, ash deposition and rainwater chemistry on establishment of peatland mosses. Plant and Soil. DOI 10.1007/s11104-017-3325-7

Rogger M., Alaoui A., Agnoletti M., Bathurst, J., Bodner G., Borga M., Chaplot V., Gaál L., Gallart F., Glatzel G., Hall J., Holden J., Holko L., Horn R., Kiss A., Kohnova S., Leitinger G., Lennartz B., Parajka J., Peth S., Perdigão R., Plavcová L., Robinson M., Salinas J.L., Santoro A., Szolgay J., Tron S., van den Akker J., Viglione A. and G. Blöschl (2017) Land-use change impacts on floods at the catchment scale – Challenges and opportunities for future research. Water Resources Research, DOI: 10.1002/2017WR020723. Open access.

Rounce, D. Watson, C.S. and McKinney, D. 2017. Identification of Hazard and Risk for Glacial Lakes in the Nepal Himalaya Using Satellite Imagery from 2000–2015. Remote Sensing. 9(7). DOI:10.3390/rs9070654

Watson, E.J., Swindles, G.T., Lawson, I.T., Savov, I.Pand Wastegård, S. 2017. The presence of Holocene cryptotephra in Wales and southern EnglandJournal of Quaternary Science 32, 493-500.

Watson, E.J., Kolaczek, P., Slowinski, M., Swindles, G.T., Marcisz, K., Ga?ka, M. and Lamentowicz, M. 2017. First discovery of Holocene Alaskan and Icelandic tephra in Polish peatlands. Journal of Quaternary Science 32, 457-462.

Gammon, P., Neville, L.A., Patterson, R.T., Savard, M.M. and Swindles, G.T. (2017) A log-normal spectral analysis of inorganic grain size distributions from a Canadian boreal lake core: towards refining depositional process proxy data from high latitude lakes. Sedimentology 64, 609-630. 

Patterson, R.T., Crann, C.A., Cutts, J.A., Courtney Mustaphi, C.J., Nasser, N.A., Macumber, A.L., Galloway, J.M., Swindles, G.T. and Falck, H. (2017) New occurrences of the White River Ash (east lobe) in Subarctic Canada and utility for estimating freshwater reservoir effect in lake sediment archives. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 477, 1-9.Li, P.,

Holden, J., Irvine, BJ., Mu, X. (2017) Erosion of Northern Hemisphere blanket peatlands under 21st-Century climate change. Geophysical Research Letters, DOI: 10.1002/2017GL072590

Green SM, Baird AJ, Holden J, Reed D, Birch, K and Jones, P. (2017) An experimental study on the response of blanket bog vegetation and water tables to ditch blocking. Wetlands Ecology and Management, DOI: 10.1007/s11273-017-9545-z

Aspray, K., Holden, J., Ledger, M.E., Mainstone, C. & Brown, L.E. Organic sediment pulses impact rivers across multiple levels of ecological organisation. Ecohydrology

Holden, J., Green, SM, Baird, AJ, Grayson, RP, Dooling, GP, Chapman, PJ, Evans, CD, Peacock, M., Swindles, G. (2017) The impact of ditch blocking on the hydrological functioning of blanket peatlands. Hydrological Processes, 31, 525-539, doi: 10.1002/hyp.11031.

Holden, J., Haygarth, P.M., Dunn, N., Harris, J., Harris, R.C., Humble, A., Jenkins, A., McGonigle, D MacDonald, J., Meacham, T., Orr, H.G., Pearson, P.L., Ross, M, Sapiets, A. and Benton, T. (2017) Water quality and UK agriculture: challenges and opportunities, WIREs Water, 4:e1201. doi: 10.1002/wat2.1201

Klaar, MJ., Folegot, S., Keller, T., Ward, AS., Fleckenstein, JH., Datry, T., Hannah, DM., and Krause, S. (2017)  Impacts of water level on metabolism and transient storage in vegetated lowland rivers- insights from a mesocosm study.  Journal of Geophysical Research.

James, M.R., Robson, S. and Smith, M.W., (2017) 3?D uncertainty based topographic change detection with structure from motion photogrammetry: precision maps for ground control and directly georeferenced surveys. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. doi: 10.1002/esp.4125.

Montaseri, M., Amirataee, B. & Nawaz, R. (2017) A Monte Carlo Simulation-Based Approach to Evaluate the Performance of three Meteorological Drought Indices in Northwest of Iran. Water Resources Management, DOI:10.1007/s11269-017-1580-2

Rasheed, H , Kay, P, Slack, R et al. (2 more authors) (2017) Human exposure assessment of different arsenic species in household water sources in a high risk arsenic area. Science of the Total Environment. ISSN 0048-9697 (In Press)

Rasheed, H., Slack, R., Kay, P. and Gong, Y.Y. (2016) Refinement of arsenic attributable health risks in rural Pakistan using population specific dietary intake values. Journal of Environment International. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2016.12.018

Watson, E.J., Swindles, G.T., Savov, I.P., Lawson, I.T., Connor, C.B. and J.A. Wilson (2017) Estimating the frequency of volcanic ash clouds over northern Europe, Earth and Planetary Science Letters 460, pp.41-49.

Yang, l. E., Chan, F. K. S. and Scheffran, J. (2016) Climate change, water management and stakeholder analysis in the Dongjiang River basin in South China. International Journal of Water Resources Development, pp.1-26.

Watson, C.S., Quincey, D.J., Carrivick, J.L. and Smith, M.W. (2016) Ice cliff dynamics in the Everest region of the Central Himalaya. Geomorphology278, pp.238-251.

Ziv, G.,  Mullin, K.,  Boeuf, B.,  Fincham, W., Taylor, N.,  Villalobos-Jiménez, G., von Vittorelli, L., Wolf, C.,  Fritsch, O.,  Strauch, M.,  Seppelt, R., Volk, M. and Beckmann, M. (2016) Water Quality is a Poor Predictor of Recreational Hotspots in England. PLoS One 11(11)

Watson, E.J., Swindles, G.T., Savov, I., Lawson, I.T., Connor, C. and Wilson, J. (In Press) Estimating the frequency of volcanic ash clouds over northern Europe. Earth and Planetary Science Letters.

Kenna, D., Fincham, W., Dunn, A.M., Brown, L.E. and Hassall, C. (in press) Antagonistic effects of biological invasion and environmental warming on detritus processing in freshwater ecosystems. Oecologia.

Watson, E.J., Swindles, G.T., Stevenson, J.A., Savov, I. and Lawson, I.T. (2016) The transport of Icelandic volcanic ash: insights from northern European cryptotephra records. Journal of Geophysical Research - Solid Earth 121, 7177–7192. DOI:10.1002/2016JB013350

Kay, P., Hughes, S.R., Ault, J.R., Ashcroft, A.E., and Brown, L.E. (in press) Widespread, routine occurrence of pharmaceuticals in sewage effluent, combined sewer overflows and receiving waters. Environmental Pollution. DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2016.10.087

Smith, M.W., Quincey, D.J., Dixon, T., Bingham, R.G., Carrivick, J.L., Irvine-Fynn, T.D. and Rippin, D.M., (2016) Aerodynamic roughness of glacial ice surfaces derived from high resolution topographic data. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface DOI: 10.1002/2015JF003759

Watson, C.S. Quincey, D.J. Carrivick, J.L. and Smith, M.W. (2016) The dynamics of supraglacial ponds in the Everest region, central Himalaya. Global and Planetary Change. 142. 14-27. DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2016.04.008

Swindles, G., Morris, P., Wheeler, J., Smith, M.W., Bacon, K., Turner, T.E., Headley, A. and Galloway, J. (2016) Resilience of peatland ecosystem services over millennial timescales: evidence from a degraded British bog. Journal of Ecology DOI: 10.1111/1365-2745.12565

Ramirez J.Z, Baird, A.J., and Coulthard, T.J. (2016) The effect of pore structure on ebullition from peat. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences

Nkiaka, E., Nawaz, N.R. and Lovett, J.C. (2016) Using self-organizing maps to infill missing data in hydro-meteorological time series from the Logone catchment, Lake Chad basin. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. DOI: 10.1007/s10661-016-5385-1

Bell, J.B., Woulds, C., Brown, L.E., Little, C.T.S., Sweeting, C.J., Reid, W.D.K., and Glover, A.G. (2016) Macrofaunal ecology of sedimented hydrothermal vents in the Bransfield Strait, Antarctica. Frontiers in Marine Science 3:32

Blundell, A., Holden, J. and Turner, T.E. (2016) Generating multi-proxy Holocene palaeoenvironmental records from blanket peatlands Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 443: 216-229 DOI: 10.1016/j.palaeo.2015.11.048

Khamis, K., Brown, L.E., Hannah, D.M. and Milner, A.M. (in press) Glacier - groundwater stress gradients control alpine river biodiversity. Ecohydrology DOI: 10.1002/eco.1724

Turner, T.E., Billett, M.F., Baird, A.J., Chapman, P.J., Dinsmore, K.J. and Holden, J. (2016) Regional variation in the biogeochemical and physical characteristics of natural peatland pools. Science of the Total Environment 545-546: 84-94 DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.12.101

Kun, M., Liu, J., Zhang, Y., Parry, L.E., Holden, J. and Ciais, P. (in press) Refining soil organic carbon stock estimates for China’s palustrine wetlands. Environmental Research Letters.

Smith, M.W., Carrivick, J.L. and Quincey, D.J. (2015) Structure from Motion Photogrammetry in Physical Geography. Progress in Physical Geography DOI: 10.1177/0309133315615805

Swindles, G.T., Morris, P.J., Mullan, D., Watson, E.J., Turner, T.E., Roland, T., Amesbury, M.J., Kokfelt, U., Schoning, K., Pratte, S., Gallego-Sala, A., Charman, D.J., Sanderson, N., Garneau, M., Carrivick, J.L., Woulds, C., Holden, J., Parry, L. and Galloway, J.M. (2015) The long-term fate of permafrost peatlands under rapid climate warming. Scientific Reports  DOI: 10.1038/srep17951

Hadlari, T., Swindles, G.T., Galloway, J.M., Bell, K.M., Sulphur, K.C., Heaman, L.M., Beranek, L.P. and Fallas, K.M. (2015) 1.8 billion years of detrital zircon recycling calibrates a refractory part of Earth's sedimentary cycle. PLoS ONEDOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0144727

Hughes, S.R., Kay, P., and Brown, L.E. (in press). Impact of anti-inflammatories, beta-blockers and antibiotics on leaf litter breakdown in freshwaters. Environmental Science and Pollution Research.

Cook, S.J. and Quincey, D.J (in press) Estimating the volume of Alpine glacial lakes. Earth Surface Dynamics.

Baird, A.J., Milner, A.M., Blundell, A., Swindles, G.T., and Morris, P.J. (in press) Microform-scale variations in peatland permeability and their ecohydrological implications. Journal of Ecology.

O'Driscoll, C., O'Connor, M., Asam, Z.U.Z., de Eyto, E., Brown, L.E. & Xiao, L. (In press) Forest clearfelling effects on dissolved oxygen and metabolism in peatland streams. Journal of Environmental Management

Carter, C.F., Beadle, J.M., David M. John, D.M. and Brown, L.E. (2015) New observations on Saturnella saturnus (Steinecke) Fott: the first British record of a little-known enigmatic ‘green’ alga. Algological Studies.

Li, P., Holden, J. and Irvine, B. (2015) Prediction of blanket peat erosion across Great Britain under environmental change. Climatic Change (online first) DOI: 10.1007/s10584-015-1532-x

Quincey, D.J., N.F. Glasser, S.M. Cook and A. Luckman (2015) Heterogeneity in Karakoram glacier surges. Journal of Geophysical Research – Earth Surface 120(7): 1288-1300 DOI: 10.1002/2015JF003515

Khamis, K., Hannah, D.M., Brown, L.E. & Milner, A.M. (2015) Heat exchange processes and thermal dynamics of a glacier-fed alpine stream. Hydrological Processes 29(15): 3306-3317 DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10433

Holden, J., Palmer, S.M.,  Johnston, K., Wearing, C., Irvine, B., Parry L., and Brown, L.E. (2015) Impact of prescribed burning on blanket peat hydrology. Water Resources Research 51 (8), pp.6472-6484. DOI: 10.1002/2014WR016782

Carroll, M.J., Heinemeyer, A., Pearce-Higgins, J.W., Dennis, P., Holden, J., Wallage,Z.E. and Thomas, C.D. (2015) Hydrologically-driven ecosystem processes determine the distribution and survival of ecosystem-specialist predators under climate change. Nature Communications. DOI: 10.1038/ncomms8851  

Carrivick, J.L., Berry, K., Geilhausen, M., James, M.H.M., Williams, C., Brown, L.E., Rippin, D.M. and Carver, S.J. (2015) Decadal-scale changes of the Odenwinkelkees, central Austria, suggest increasing control of topography and evolution towards steady state. Geografiska Annaler: Series A, Physical Geography97 (3), pp.543-562. DOI: 10.1111/geoa.12100

Parry, L.E., Chapman, P.J., Palmer, S.M., Wallage, Z.E., Wynne, H., and Holden, J. (2015) The influence of slope and peatland vegetation type on riverine dissolved organic carbon and water colour at different scales. Science of the Total Environment. 527-528, pp.530-539. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.03.036

Swindles, G. T., Watson, E., Turner, T. E., Galloway, J. M., Hadlari, T., Wheeler, J., Bacon, K. L. (2015) Spheroidal carbonaceous particles are a defining stratigraphic marker for the Anthropocene. Scientific Report5. DOI: 10.1038/srep10264.

Staines, K. E., and Carrivick, J. L. (2015) Geomorphological impact and morphodynamic effects on flow conveyance of the 1999 jökulhlaup at Sólheimajökull, Iceland. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms40 (10), pp.1401-1416. DOI: 10.1002/esp.3750

Nawaz, N.R., McDonald, A., and Postoyko S. (2015) Hydrological performance of a full-scale extensive green roof located in a temperate climate, Ecological Engineering82, pp.66-80. DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2014.11.061

Tweed, F.S., and Carrivick, J.L. (2015) Deglaciation and proglacial Lakes. Geology Today31 (3), pp.96-102. DOI: 10.1111/gto.12094

Swindles, G.T.Holden, J., Raby, C., Turner, T.E.Blundell, A., Charman, D.J., Menberu, M.W. and Kløve, B. (2015) Testing peatland water-table depth transfer functions using high-resolution hydrological monitoring dataQuaternary Science Reviews. 120, pp.107-117. DOI:10.1016/j.quascirev.2015.04.019

Gao, J., Holden, J., and Kirkby, M.J. (2015) A distributed TOPMODEL for modelling impacts of land-cover change on river flow in upland peatland catchments. Hydrological Processes29 (13), pp.2867-2879. DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10408

Wilhelm, L.P., Morris P.J., Granath, G., and Waddington, J.M. (2015) Assessment of an integrated peat-harvesting and reclamation method: peatland-atmosphere carbon fluxes and vegetation recovery. Wetlands Ecology and Management23 (3), pp.491-504. DOI: 10.1007/s11273-014-9399-6

Rowan, A.V., Egholm, D.L., Quincey, D.J. and Glasser, N.F. (2015) Modelling the feedbacks between mass balance, ice flow and debris transport to predict the response to climate change of debris-covered glaciers in the Himalaya. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 430: 427–438 DOI: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.09.004

Morris, P.J.Baird, A.J., Belyea, L.R. (2015) Bridging the gap between models and measurements of peat hydraulic conductivity. Water Resources Research (online first) DOI: 10.1002/2015WR017264

Moor, P.A., Morris, P.J., Waddington, J.M. (2015) Multi-decadal water-table manipulation alters peatland hydraulic structure and moisture retention. Hydrological Processes 29(13): 2970-2982 DOI: 10.1002/hyp.10416

Williams, N.Quincey, D. and Stillwell, J. (2015) Automatic classification of roof objects from aerial imagery of informal settlements in Johannesburg. Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy (online first) DOI 10.1007/s12061-015-9158-y

Khamis, K., Brown, L.E., Hannah, D.M. and Milner, A.M. (2015) Experimental evidence that predator range expansion modifies alpine stream community structure. Freshwater Science 34: 66-80 DOI: 10.1086/679484

Beadle, J.M., Brown, L.E. and Holden, J. (2015) Biodiversity and ecosystem functioning in natural peat pools and those created by rewetting schemes. WIRES Water 2: 65-84 DOI: 10.1002/wat2.1063

Hardy, A.J., Mageni, Z., Dongus, S., Killeen, G.F., Macklin, M.G., Majambere, S., Ali, A.S., Msellem, M., Al-Mafazy, A.-W., Smith, M.W., Thomas, C. (2015) Mapping hotspots of malaria transmission from pre-existing hydrology, geology and geomorphology data in the pre-elimination context of Zanzibar, United Republic of Tanzania. Parasites & Vectors 8: 41 DOI: 10.1186/s13071-015-0652-5

Swindles, G.T., Turner, T.E., Roe, H.M., Rea, H.A. and Hall, V.A. (2015) Testing the cause of the Sphagnum austinii (Sull. ex Aust.) decline: multiproxy evidence from a raised bog in Northern Ireland. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 213: 17-26 DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2014.11.001

Brown, L. E, Holden, J. and Palmer, S. M. (2014) Effects of moorland burning on the ecohydrology of river basins. Key findings from the EMBER project. University of Leeds. The full report is available here and the two-page executive summary here.