Dr Jessica Bellarby

Senior Research Associate

Profile

I am interested in sustainable agriculture and pinning down the impact of agriculture on the environment in regard to nutrient (specifically nitrogen and phosphorus) and water as well as on carbon stocks and greenhouse gas emissions.

Please see my researchgate site for publications and my linkedin page for information on past projects.

Identifying secure and low carbon food production practices: a case study in Kenya and Ethiopia
Bellarby, J., Stirling, C., Vetter, S.H., Kassie, M., Kanampiu, F., Sonder, K., Smith, P., Hillier, J. 1/12/2014 In: Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 197, p. 137-146. 10 p.
Journal article

Livestock greenhouse gas emissions and mitigation potential in Europe
Bellarby, J., Tirado, R., Leip, A., Weiss, F., Lesschen, J.P., Smith , P. 2013 In: Global Change Biology. 19, 1, p. 3-18. 16 p.
Journal article

How will organic carbon stocks in mineral soils evolve under future climate? Global projections using RothC for a range of climate change scenarios
Gottschalk, P., Smith, J.U., Wattenbach, M., Bellarby, J., Stehfest, E., Arnell, N., Osborn, T.J., Jones, C., Smith , P. 2012 In: Biogeosciences. 9, p. 411-451. 41 p.
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Systems approaches in global change and biogeochemistry research
Smith, P., Albanito, F., Bell, M., Bellarby, J., Blagodatskiy, S., Datta, A., Dondini, M., Fitton, N., Flynn, H., Hastings, A., Hillier, J., Jones, E.O., Kuhnert, M., Nayak, D.R., Pogson, M., Richards, M., Sozanska-Stanton, G., Wang, S., Yeluripati, J.B., Bottoms, E., Brown, C., Farmer, J., Feliciano, D., Hao, C., Robertson, A., Vetter, S., Wong, H.M., Smith, J. 2012 In: Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences. 367, 1586, p. 311-321. 11 p.
Journal article

The role of the land biosphere in climate change mitigation
House, J.I., Bellarby, J. 2012 In: Understanding the earth system . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press ISBN: 9781107009363 .
Chapter

Towards an integrated global framework to assess the impacts of land use and management change on soil carbon: current capability and future vision
Smith, P., Davies, C.A., Ogle, S., Zanchi, G., Bellarby, J., Bird, N., Boddey, R.M., McNamara, N.P., Powlson, D., Cowie, A., van Noordwijk, M., Davis, S.C., Richter, D.D.B., Kryzanowski, L., van Wijk, M.T., Stuart, J., Kirton, A., Eggar, D., Newton-Cross, G., K. Adhya, T., Braimoh , A.K. 2012 In: Global Change Biology. 18, 7, p. 2089-2101. 18 p.
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Mineralisation of target hydrocarbons in three contaminated soils from former refinery facilities
Towell, M., Bellarby, J., Paton, G.I., Coulon, F., Pollard, S.J.T., Semple, K.T. 2/02/2011 In: Environmental Pollution. 159, 2, p. 515-523. 9 p.
Journal article

Competition for land
Smith, P., Gregory, P.J., van Vuuren, D., Obersteiner, M., HavlĂ­k, P., Rounsevell, M., Woods, J., Stehfest, E., Bellarby, J. 2010 In: Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences. 365, 1554, p. 2941-2957. 17 p.
Journal article

Does light exposure make plant litter more degradable?
Foereid, B., Bellarby, J., Meier-Augenstein, W., Kemp , H. 2010 In: Plant and Soil. 333, 1-2, p. 275-285. 11 p.
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Estimating changes in Scottish soil carbon stocks using ECOSSE. I. Model description and uncertainties
Smith, J., Gottschalk, P., Bellarby, J., Chapman, S., Lilly, A., Towers, W., Bell, J., Coleman, K., Nayak, D., Richards, M., Hillier, J., Flynn, H., Wattenbach, M., Aitkenhead, M., Yeluripurti, J., Farmer, J., Milne, R., Thomson, A., Evans, C., Whitmore, A., Falloon, P., Smith, P. 2010 In: Climate Research. 45, p. 179-192. 14 p.
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Estimating changes in Scottish soil carbon stocks using ECOSSE. II. Application
Smith, J., Gottschalk, P., Bellarby, J., Chapman, S., Lilly, A., Towers, W., Bell, J., Coleman, K., Nayak, D., Richards, M., Hillier, J., Flynn, H., Wattenbach, M., Aitkenhead, M., Yeluripurti, J., Farmer, J., Milne, R., Thomson, A., Evans, C., Whitmore, A., Falloon, P., Smith, P. 2010 In: Climate Research. 45, p. 193-205. 13 p.
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The potential distribution of bioenergy crops in the UK under present and future climate
Bellarby, J., Wattenbach, M., Tuck, G., Glendining, M.J., Smith, P. 2010 In: Biomass and Bioenergy. 24, 12, p. 1935-1945. 11 p.
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Developing a methodology to improve Soil C Stock Estimates for Scotland and use of initial results from a resampling of the National Soil Inventory of Scotland to improve the Ecosse Model: Final Report
Smith, J.U., Chapman, S.J., Bell, J.S., Bellarby, J., Gottschalk, P., Hudson, G., Lilly, A., Smith, P., Towers, W. 2009 Edinburgh : The Scottish Government. Electronic ISBN: 9780755977246.
Book

Simulation of soil organic carbon in different soil size fractions using 13Carbon measurement data
Gottschalk, P., Bellarby, J., Chenu, C., Foereid, B., Wattenbach, M., Zingore, S., Smith, J. 2009
Working paper

Simulation of soil organic carbon response at forest cultivation sequences using 13 C measurements
Gottschalk, P., Bellarby, J., Chenu, C., Foereid, B., Smith, P., Wattenbach, M., Zingore, S., Smith, J. 2009 In: Organic Geochemistry. 41, 1, p. 41-54. 14 p.
Journal article

Fugacity modelling to predict the distribution of organic contaminants in the soil: oil matrix of constructed biopiles.
Pollard, S.J.T., Hough, R.L., Kim, K., Bellarby, J., Paton, G., Semple, K.T., Coulon, F. 04/2008 In: Chemosphere. 71, 8, p. 1432-1439. 8 p.
Journal article

Cool Farming: Climate impacts of agriculture and mitigation potential
Bellarby, J., Foereid, B., Hastings, A. 2008 Amsterdam : Greenpeace. 44 p.
Book

Ecological hazard assessment of weathered hydrocarbons: justification of selected assays
Bellarby, J., Al-Awadi, M., Semple, K.T., Hough, R.L., Brassington, K.J., Kim, J., Crossley, J. 2006
Poster