Publications

Many of these papers are also available via the NERC Open Research Archive (NORA)

 
Rawlins, B. G., Scheib, C., Beamish, D., Webster, R., Young, M.E. Landscape-scale controls on the spatial distribution of caesium-137: a study based on an airborne geophysical survey across Northern Ireland. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms (in press)
 
 
Savvides, A., Corstanje, R., Baxter, S. J., Rawlins, B. G. & Lark, R. M. 2010. The relationship between diffuse spectral reflectance of the soil and its cation exchange capacity is scale-dependent. Geoderma, 154, 353-358.
 
Orton, T. G., Rawlins, B. G. and Lark, R.M. 2009. Using measurements close to a detection limit in a geostatistical case study to predict selenium concentration in topsoil. Geoderma, 152, 269-282.


Kerry, R., Rawlins, B. G., Oliver, M. A., Lacinska, A. 2009. Problems with determining the particle size distribution of chalk soil and some of their implications. Geoderma, 152, 324-337.


Rawlins, B. G., Scheib, A., Lark, R. M., Lister, T. R. (2009).   Sampling and analytical plus subsampling variance components for five soil indicators observed at regional scale. European Journal of Soil Science, 60, 740-747. (link) 


Rawlins, B. G., Webster, R., Lawley, Tye, A. M., Lawley, R. O'Hara, S. L. (2009). Estimating particle-size fractions of soil dominated by silicate minerals from geochemistry. European Jounral of Soil Science, 60, 116-126. (link)


Rawlins, B. G., Marchant, B. P., Smyth, D., Scheib, C., Lark, R. M. & Jordan, C. (2009). Airborne radiometric survey data and a DTM as covariates for regional scale mapping of soil organic carbon across Northern Ireland. European Jounral of Soil Science, 60, 44-54. (link)


Lark, R.M & Rawlins, B. G. (2008). Can we predict the provenance of a soil sample for forensic purposes by reference to a spatial database? European Journal of Soil Science, 59, 100-1006. (link)


Appleton, J. D., Rawlins, B. G., Thornton, I. (2008) National-scale estimation of potentially harmful element ambient background concentrations in topsoil using parent material classified soil:stream-sediment relationships. Applied Geochemistry, 23, 2596-2611. (PDF)


Rawlins, B.G., Vane, C.H., Kim, A.W., Tye, A.M., Kemp, S., Bellamy, P.H., 2008. Methods for estimating types of soil organic carbon and their application to surveys of UK urban areas. Soil Use and Management, 24, 47-59. (PDF)


Riding, J. B., Rawlins, B. G., Coley, K. H. 2007. Changes in soil pollen assemblages on footwear worn at different sites. Palynology, 31, 135-151.


Schelle, E., Rawlins, B.G., Lark, R.M., Webster, R., Staton, I., Mcleod, C.W., (2008). Mapping aerial metal deposition in metropolitan areas from tree bark: a case study in Sheffield, England. Environmental Pollution, 155, 164-173. (PDF)


van der Perk, M., Owens, P.N., Deeks, L.K., Rawlins, B.G., Haygarth, P.M., Beven, K.J., 2007. Controls on catchment-scale patterns of phosphorus in soil, streambed sediment, and stream water. Journal of Environmental Quality 36, 694-708. (PDF)


Rawlins, B.G., Webster, R., Lark, R.M., 2007. Understanding airborne radiometric survey signals across part of eastern England. Earth Surf. Process. Landf. 32, 1503-1515. (PDF)


Tye, A.M., Hodgkinson, E.S., Rawlins, B.G., 2006. Microscopic and chemical studies of metal particulates in tree bark and attic dust: evidence for historical atmospheric smelter emissions, Humberside, UK. J. Environ. Monit. 8, 904-912.(PDF)


Rawlins, B.G., Lark, R.M., Webster, R., O'Donnell, K.E., 2006. The use of soil survey data to determine the magnitude and extent of historic metal deposition related to atmospheric smelter emissions across Humberside, UK. Environ. Pollut. 143, 416. (PDF)


Rawlins, B.G., Kemp, S.J., Hodgkinson, E.H., Riding, J.B., Vane, C.H., Poulton, C., Freeborough, K., 2006. Potential and Pitfalls in Establishing the Provenance of Earth-Related Samples in Forensic Investigations. Journal of Forensic Sciences 51, 832-845. (PDF)


van der Perk, M., Owens, P.N., Deeks, L.K., Rawlins, B.G., 2006. Streambed sediment geochemical controls on in-stream phosphorus concentrations during baseflow. Water, Air and Soil Pollution 6, 443-451. (PDF)


Lark, R.M., Bellamy, P.H., Rawlins, B.G., 2006. Spatio-temporal variability of some metal concentrations in the soil of eastern England, and implications for soil monitoring. Geoderma 133, 363-379.


Rawlins, B.G., Lark, R.M., O'Donnell, K.E., Tye, A.M., Lister, T.R., 2005. The assessment of point and diffuse metal pollution from an urban geochemical survey of Sheffield, England. Soil Use and Management 21, 353-362. (PDF)


Fordyce, F.M., Brown, S.E., Ander, E.L., Rawlins, B.G., O'Donnell, K.E., Lister, T.R., Breward, N., Johnson, C.C., 2005. GSUE: urban geochemical mapping in Great Britain. Geochemistry: Exploration, Environment, Analysis 5, 352-336.


Johnson, C.C., Rawlins, B.G., Breward, N., 2004. The British Geological Survey's Geochemical Baseline Survey of the Environment: Arsenic in soil. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 68, A537.


Rawlins, B.G., Cave, M., 2004. Investigating multi-element soil geochemical signatures and their potential for use in forensic studies. In: Pye, K., Croft, D.J. (Eds.), Forensic Geoscience: Principles, Techniques and Applications. Geological Society, London, pp. 197-206.


Rawlins, B.G., Webster, R., Lister, T.R., 2003. The influence of parent material on top soil geochemistry in eastern England. Earth Surf. Process. Landf. 28, 1389-1409.


Rawlins, B.G., Lister, T.R., Cave, M., 2002. Arsenic in UK soils: reassessing the risks. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers 150, 187-190 (PDF).


Rawlins, B.G., Lister, T.R., Mackenzie, A., 2002. Trace metal pollution of soils in northern England. Environ. Geol. 42, 612-620. (PDF)


Smith, B., Rawlins, B.G., Cordeiro, M.J.A.R., Hutchins, M.G., Tiberindwa, J.V., Sserunjogi, L., Tomkins, A.M., 2000. The bioaccessibility of essential and potentially toxic trace elements in tropical soils from Mukon District, Uganda. Journal of the Geological Society London 157, 885-891.


Rawlins, B.G., Smith, B., G., H.M., Lister, T.R., 1999. Temporal and spatial variability in stream waters of Wales, the Welsh borders and part of the West Midlands. 2. Alumino-silicate mineral stability, carbonate and gypsum solubility. Water Research 33, 3492-3502.


Hutchins, M.G., Smith, B., Rawlins, B.G., Lister, T.R., 1999. Assessing temporal and spatial variability of stream waters in Wales, the Welsh borders and part of the West Midlands. 1. Major ion concentrations. Water Research 33, 3479-3491 (PDF).


Rawlins, B.G., Ferguson, A.J., Chilton, P.J., Arthurton, R.S., Rees, J.G., Baldock, J.W., 1998. Review of Agricultural pollution in the Caribbean with Particular Emphasis on Small Island Developing States. Marine Pollution Bulletin 36, 658-668.


Williams, T.M., Rawlins, B.G., Smith, B., Breward, N., 1998. In-vitro determination of arsenic bioavailability in contaminated soil and mineral beneficiation waste from Ron Phibun, southern Thailand: A basis for improved human risk assessment. Environ. Geochem. Health 20, 169-177.


Smith, B., Hutchins, M.G., Rawlins, B.G., Lister, T.R., Shand, P., 1998. Methods for the integration, modelling and presentation of high resolution regional hydrochemical baseline survey data. J. Geochem. Explor. 64, 67-82.


Rawlins, B.G., Baird, A.J., Trudgill, S.T., Hornung, 1996. The absence of preferential flow in the percolating waters of a coniferous forest soil. Hydrol. Process. 11, 575-585.

 

Other publications

 

Ander, E.L., Smith, B., Fordyce, F.M., Rawlins, B.G., 2000. Trace elements. In: Darcy, B., Ferrier, R., Ellis, J.B., Dils, R.M. (Eds.), Diffuse Pollution: Economic and Environmental Impacts in the UK. Lavenham Press, Suffolk, pp. 85-94.


Rawlins, B.G., Ferguson, A.J., 1998. Phosphorus in stream waters and sediments in Wales and part of the West Midlands. In: 3rd International Conference on Diffuse Pollution. Scottish Environmental Protection Agency, Edinburgh, Scotland, pp. 185-192.


Rawlins, B.G., O'Donnell, K., Ingham, M., 2003. Geochemical survey of the Tamar catchment (south-west England).  British Geological Survey, Keyworth: Nottingham, pp. 232.

Smith, B., Rawlins, B.G., Ferguson, A.J., Fordyce, F.M., Hutchins, M.G., Finnamore, J.R., Barr, D.M., 2002. Information on Land Quality in England: Sources of Information (including background contaminants). Environment Agency Report TR P292, Brsitol.


Trudgill, S.T., Ball, J., Rawlins, B.G., 1996. Modelling the solute uptake component of hillslope hydrochemistry:are flow times and path lenghts important during mineral dissolution? In. M.G.A., Brooks., S.M. (Eds.), Advances in Hillslope Processes. John Wiley and Son Ltd.