Moor House Bibliography


Marrs, R.H., Sánchez, R., Connor, L., Blackbird, S., Rasal, J. & Rose, R. (2018) Effects of removing sheep grazing on soil chemistry, plant nutrition and forage digestibility: lessons for rewilding the British uplands. Annals of Applied Biology 2018: 1-8. [Available online at: https://doi.org/10.1111/aab.12462].

Marrs, R., Rasal, J., Sánchez, R., Connor, L., Blackbird, S. & Rose, R. (2018).  Rewilding the uplands: the effects of removing sheep grazing on soils and plants. In: Ecosystem and Habitat Management: Research, Policy, Practice (edited by A. Cherrett, R. Feber, N. Jones, R. Marrs, S. Mortimer, C. Peters, I. Rotherham, T. Sparks & D. Westbury).  Aspects of Applied Biology 138: 83-90.

Milligan, G., Rose, R. J., O’Reilly, J. & Marrs, R.H. (2018). Effects of rotational prescribed burning and sheep-grazing on moorland plant communities: results from a 60-year intervention experiment. Land Degradation & Development. [Available online at: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1002/ldr.2953]

Lee, H., Alday, J. G., Rose, R. J., O’Reilly, J. & Marrs R. H. (2013). Long-term effects of rotational prescribed burning and low-intensity sheep grazing on blanket-bog plant communities. Journal of Applied Ecology  [Available online at: https://besjournals.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/1365-2664.12078]

Lee, H., Alday, J.G., Rosenburgh, A., Harris M., McAllister, H. & Marrs R.H. (2013). Change in propagule banks during prescribed burning: a tale of two contrasting moorlands. Biological Conservation, 165, 187-197. [Available online at: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320713001730?via%3Dihub]

Ward, S. E., Ostle, N. J. & Oakley, S. et al. (2013). Warming effects on greenhouse gas fluxes in peatlands are modulated by vegetation composition. Ecology Letters 16:10, 1285-1293  [Available online at: https://doi.org/10.1111/ele.12167]

Clay, G.D., Worrall, F. & Rose, R. (2010). Carbon budgets of an upland blanket bog managed by prescribed fire. Journal of Geophysical Research - Biogeosciences 115 (G04037).

Clay, G.D., Worrall, F. & Fraser, E.D.G. (2010). Compositional changes in soil water and runoff water following managed burning on a UK upland blanket bog . Journal of Hydrology 380 (1-2), 135-145.

Clay, G.D., Worrall, F., Clark, E. et al. (2009). Hydrological responses to managed burning and grazing in an upland blanket bog. Journal of Hydrology 376(3-4) 486-495.

Clay, G. D., Worrall, F. & Fraser, E.D.G. (2009). Effects of managed burning upon dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in soil water and runoff water following a managed burn of a UK blanket bog Journal of Hydrology 367 (1-2) 41-51.

Worrall, F. & Adamson, J.K. (2008). The effect of burning and sheep grazing on soil water composition in a blanket bog: evidence for soil structural changes? Hydrological Processes 22:14, 2531-2541.

Garnett, M.H., Ineson, P. & Stevenson, A.C. (2000). Effects of burning and grazing on carbon sequestration in a Pennine blanket bog, UK. The Holocene 10, 729-736.

Marrs, R.H., Rawes, M., Robinson, J. & Poppitt, S. (1986). Long-term studies of vegetation change at Moor House NNR: guide to recording methods and the database. Merlewood Research and Development Paper 109. Institute of Terrestrial Ecology, Grange-over-Sands.

Hobbs, R.J. (1984). Length of burning rotation and community composition in high-level Calluna-Eriophorum bog in N England. Vegetation 57, 129-136.

Hobbs, R.J. & Gimingham, C.H. (1980). Some effects of fire and grazing on heath vegetation. Bulletin d’Ecologie 11, 709-715.

Rawes, M. & Hobbs, R. (1979). Management of semi-natural blanket bog in the northern Pennines. Journal of Ecology 67, 789-807.

Taylor, K. & Marks, T.C. (1971). The influence of burning and grazing on the growth and development of Rubus chamaemorus L. in Calluna-Eriophorum bog. In The Scientific Management of Plant and Animal Communities for conservation (eds E.A.G. Duffy & A.S. Watt), pp. 153-166. Blackwell, Oxford.