Papers published in a special collection of papers, in issue 2, 2012, of the J. of Environmental Quality as an outcome of the COST 869 WG4 meeting in Ballater, Scotland,
26-28 April 2010.

All papers are Open Access.

Click here for a zip-file with the 14 papers as pdf.

Stutter, M.I., W.J. Chardon, and B. Kronvang. 2012.
Riparian buffer strips as a multifunctional management tool in agricultural landscapes: Introduction to the special collection. J. Environ. Qual. 41:297-303. LINK

Kronvang, B., J. Audet, A. Baattrup-Pedersen, H.S. Jensen, and S.E. Larsen. 2012.
Phosphorus load to surface water from bank erosion in a Danish lowland river basin. J. Environ. Qual. 41:304-313. LINK

Bergfur, J., B.O.L. Demars, M.I. Stutter, S.J. Langan, and N. Friberg. 2012.
The Tarland Catchment Initiative and its effect on stream water quality and macroinvertebrate indices. J. Environ. Qual. 41:314-321. LINK, suppl. info

Noij, I.G.A.M., M. Heinen, H.I.M. Heesmans, J.T.N.M. Thissen, and P. Groenendijk. 2012.
Effectiveness of unfertilized buffer strips for reducing nitrogen loads from agricultural lowland to surface waters. J. Environ. Qual. 41:322-333. LINK

Heinen, M., I.G.A.M. Noij, H.I.M. Heesmans, J.W. van Groenigen, P. Groenendijk, and J.T.N.M. Thissen. 2012.
A novel method to determine buffer strip effectiveness on deep soils. J. Environ. Qual. 41:334-347. LINK, suppl. info

Dybkjær, J.B., A. Baattrup-Pedersen, B. Kronvang, and H. Thodsen. 2012.
Diversity and distribution of riparian plant communities in relation to stream size and eutrophication. J. Environ. Qual. 41:348-354. LINK, suppl. info

McCracken, D.I., L.J. Cole, W. Harrison, and D. Robertson. 2012.
Improving the farmland biodiversity value of riparian buffer strips: Conflicts and compromises. J. Environ. Qual. 41:355-363. LINK

Stockan, J.A., S.J. Langan, and M.R. Young. 2012.
Investigating riparian margins for vegetation patterns and plant-environment relationships in north-east Scotland. J. Environ. Qual. 41:364-372. LINK

Weigelhofer, G., J. Fuchsberger, B. Teufl, N. Welti, and T. Hein. 2012.
Effects of riparian forest buffers on in-stream nutrient retention in agricultural catchments. J. Environ. Qual. 41:373-379. LINK, suppl. info

Balana, B.B., M. Lago, N. Baggaley, M. Castellazzi, M. Stutter, B. Slee, and A. Vinten. 2012.
Integrating economic and biophysical data in assessing cost-effectiveness of buffer strip placement. J. Environ. Qual. 41:380-388. LINK, suppl. info

Roberts, W.M., M.I. Stutter, and P.M. Haygarth. 2012.
Phosphorus retention and remobilization in vegetated buffer strips: A review. J. Environ. Qual. 41:389-399. LINK

Stutter, M.I., and S. Richards. 2012.
Relationships between soil physicochemical, microbiological properties, and nutrient release in buffer soils compared to field soils. J. Environ. Qual. 41:400-409. LINK, suppl. info

Kirkkala, T., A.-M. Ventelä, and M. Tarvainen. 2012.
Long-term field-scale experiment on using lime filters in an agricultural catchment. J. Environ. Qual. 41:410-419. LINK

Uusi-Kämppä, J., E. Turtola, A. Närvänen, L. Jauhiainen, and R. Uusitalo. 2012.
Phosphorus mitigation during springtime runoff by amendments applied to grassed soil. J. Environ. Qual. 41:420-426. LINK