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Mike Rivington

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Information and Computational Sciences
Information and Computational Sciences
Land Use System Modeller
mike.rivington@hutton.ac.uk
+44 (0)344 928 5428 (*)

The James Hutton Institute
Craigiebuckler
Aberdeen AB15 8QH
Scotland UK

 

Mike originally trained and worked as a design engineer before a six year 'career break' in outdoor education and recreation management. He then studied at Edinburgh University gaining a BSc in Ecological Science in 1995 and an MSc in Resource Management in 1999 and following a part-time study whilst employed at the Institute gained his PhD in 2010.

Mike joined the Institute in 1999, working on the Land Allocation Decision Support System (LADSS) project researching land management issues at the farm scale.  From this work his interests developed to follow interdisciplinary research covering social and biophysical sciences. His particular areas of interest are on climate change (from impacts, mitigation and adaptation perspectives) and sustainability, particularly considering the essential role of ecosystem services in enabling societal development. He is based in the Information and Comutational Science Group within the Institute.

Measures of esteem include:

  • Invited panellist for the UN / WMO World Climate Conference – 3, Geneva, 31/8 – 4/9/2009 Session W6: Climate and Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management.
  • Author of UNEP research and policy briefs on Ecosystem Management.
  • Contributor to World Resource Report 2010.
  • Invited author to the 3rd US National Climate Assessment section on agriculture, writing sections on the role of socio-ecological systems in adaptation (see Walthall et al 2012).
  • Task force member UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office / Global Food Security report Extreme weather and resilience of the global food system.
  • Member of the Non-Governmental User Group panel advising on developing the next generation of climate projections for the UK (UKCP18).  

Mike has developed strong links with UNEP, contributing to the development of their Flagship Ecosystems Based Adaptation Project, and Ecosystem Management Policy Brief series. He was author / editor of a White Paper for UNEP on 'Climate information needs for decision making in natural resource management, biodiversity and ecosystem services' presented at the World Climate Conference - 3, Geneva, 2009. He has also written various scoping papers, research and policy briefs for UNEP on the role of ecosystem management in climate change mitigation and adaptation, i.e. for the UNFCCC negotiation meetings for 15th Conference of the Parties meeting in Copenhagen.

Current research interests

Mike has an interdisciplinary research background that enables the integration of different disciplines to address complex socio-ecological system issues. He is currently working on a diverse reange of projects including:

  • Team leader, “Extreme weather and resilience of Scotland’s rural industries” and “Geospatial Risk Analysis”, integrating crop modelling, climate model uncertainty evaluation, downscaling, agro-meteorological indicators of vulnerability, threat and exposure. Projects include: Spatial cereal modelling: simulating barley for the whole of Scotland at the soil series + 5km weather resolution. Agro-meteorological Indicators: mapping multiple indicators. This work is funded by the Scottish Government's Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services Division (RESAS) Environment, Agriculture and Food Strategic Research Portfolio to delivery information and evidence to support policy development.
  • Payment for Ecosystem Services project lead for ClimateXChange, developing PES definitions and evaluation of different mechanisms.
  • Integration Work Package lead on an ESPA (DfID, ESRC, NERC) ‘Alternative carbon investments in ecosystems for poverty alleviation’ (ALTER) project (http://www.espa-alter.org/), responsible for integrated social and biophysical sciences.
  • Developing sustainable crop production systems through the use of crop models to explore climate change and management impacts and options for adaptation.
  • Ecosystem Management, Ecosystem Services and Ecosystem Based Adaptation. Understanding complex socio-ecological systems for sustainability through ecosystem management. The role of biodiversity in ecosystem services, conservation and ecosystem restoration.
  • Inter-disciplinary research and the integration of science into policy and practical application; sustainable land management using land-use systems modelling.
  • Multi-scale Social Metabolism analytical frameworks – EU H2020 Moving Towards Adaptive Governance in Complexity: Informing Nexus Security (MAGIC) project considering the food-energy-water nexus.  

Past research

His background includes:

  • Experience of land use systems modelling (UK, Italy, Cameroon, Syria).
  • Evaluation of the quality and suitability of multiple data types for use in land use models and consequences of their use in simulation estimate uncertainty.
  • Evaluation of Regional Climate Model projections and development of bias correction methods (to site specific and 5 km resolutions) to reduce data spatial representation uncertainty to improve the utility of projections in the spatial application of land use simulation models.
  • Risk assessments: using climate models and agro-meteorological indicators as tools to research impacts and options for adaptation in agriculture.
  • Evaluation of land capability for agriculture under climate projections.

Bibliography

  • Rivington, M.; King, R.; Duckett, D.; Iannetta, P.P.M.; Benton, T.G.; Burgess, P.J.; Hawes, C.; Wellesley, L.; Polhill, J.G.; Aitkenhead, M.; Lozada-Ellison, L.; Begg, G.; Williams, A.G.; Newton, A.C.; Lorenzo-Arribas, A.; Neilson, R.; Watts, C.; Harris, J.; Loades, K.; Stewart, D.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Gandossi, G.; Udugbezi, E.; Hannam, J.A.; Keay, C. (2021) UK food and nutrition security during and after the COVID-19 pandemic., Nutrition Bulletin, 46, 88-97.
  • Smith, J; Nayak, D.; Datta, A.; Narkhede, W.N.; Albanito, F.; Balana, B.; Bandyopadhyay, S.K.; Black, H.I.J.; Boke, S.; Brand, A.; Byg, A .; Dinato, M.; Habte, M.; Hallett, P.D.; Lemma, T.; Mekuria, W.; Moges, A.; Muluneh, A.; Novo, P.; Rivington, M.; Tefera, T.; Vanni, E.M.; Yakob, G. Phimister, E. (2020) A systems model describing the impact of organic resource use on farming households in low to middle income countries., Agricultural Systems, 184, Article No. 102895.
  • Rivington, M.; Akoumianaki, I.; Coull, M. (2020) Private water supplies and climate change: the likely impacts of climate change (amount, frequency and distribution of precipitation), and the resilience of private water supplies., CREW Report, CRW2018_05, 86pp.
  • Neilson, R.; Lilly, A.; Aitkenhead, M.; Artz, R.R.E.; Baggaley, N.; Giles, M.E.; Holland, J.; Loades, K.; Ovando Pol, P.; Rivington, M.; Roberts, M.; Yeluripati, J. (2020) Measuring the vulnerability of Scottish soils to a changing climate., ClimateXChange Report, 42pp.
  • Smith, J.; Nayak, D.; Albanito, F.; Balana, B.; Black, H.I.J.; Boke, S.; Brand, A.; Byg, A.; Dinato, M.; Habte, M.; Hallett, P.; Lemma Argaw, T.; Mekuria, W.; Moges, A.; Muluneh, A.; Novo, P.; Rivington, M.; Tefera, T.; Vanni, M.; Yakob, G.; Phimister, E. (2019) Treatment of organic resources before soil incorporation in semi-arid regions improves resilience to El Nino, and increases crop production and economic returns., Environmental Research Letters, 14, Article No. 085004.
  • Cammarano, D.; Hawes, C.; Squire, G.; Holland, J.; Rivington, M.; Murgia, T.; Roggero, P.; Fontana, F.; Casa, R.; Ronga, D. (2019) Rainfall and temperature impacts on barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) yield and malting quality in Scotland., Field Crop Research, 241, Article No. 107559.
  • Langan, C.; Farmer, J.A.; Rivington, M.; Novo, P.; Smith, J. (2019) A wetland ecosystem service assessment tool; Development and application in a tropical peatland in Uganda., Ecological Indicators, 103, 434-445.
  • Matthews, K.B.; Wardell-Johnson, D. Miller, D.; Rivington, M.; Donnelly, D. (2019) Analysis of the consequences for the ANC designation of responding to the JRC review. Climate-based Criteria ? 1. Accumulated Temperature and Growing Season, Briefing for RESAS & Scottish Government CAP Policy, 28 August 2019.
  • Rivington, M.; Spencer, M.; Gimona, A.; Artz, R.R.E.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Ball, J. (2019) Snow cover and climate change in the Cairngorms National Park: Summary assessment., ClimateXChange Website, December 2019, 31pp.
  • Aitkenhead, M.; Waylen, K.A.; Compagnucci, A.; Rivington, M.; Gimona, A. (2019) Extreme climate change scenarios for Scotland: Workshop report., Report for SEFARI Gateway, 20pp.
  • Matthews, K.B.; Blackstock, K.L.; Waylen, K.A.; Rivington, M.; Miller, D.G.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Juarez Bourke, A. (2019) Progress in second reporting period for the work package "Quality check for EU policy narratives" (WP5)., In: Giampietro, M. Technical Report for the Second Reporting Period of the H2020 Project MAGIC, (Submitted to the EC).
  • Rivington, M.; Cammarano, D.; Matthews, K.B.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Miller, D.G. (2019) SWRI Barley Response to Climate Change - Full Report. Detailed report on the modelling of barley cropping under current and future climates., Report to the Scotch Whisky Research Institute.
  • Langan, C.; Farmer, J.; Rivington, M.; Smith, J. (2018) Tropical wetland ecosystem service assessments in East Africa; A review of approaches and challenges., Environmental Modelling and Software, 102, 260-273.
  • Smith, J.; Phimister, E.; Hallett, P.; Nayak, D.; Vanni, M.; Albanito, F.; Byg, A.; Novo, P.; Rivington, M.; Black, H.I.J.; Fischer, A.; Yakob, G.; Boke, S.; Habte, M.; Tefera, T.; Moges, A.; Dinato, M.; Lemma, T.; Muluneh, A. (2018) Building Resilience in Ethiopia?s Awassa region to Drought (BREAD)., Report submitted to NERC / DFIF EL Nino Programme, 85pp.
  • Rivington, M.; Matthews, K.B.; Mell, V.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Miller, D.G.; Cammarano, D. (2018) RD2-4-1 D13 Agrometeorological indicators under climate change - map book and report., Report of the Spatial Mapping of Agrometeorological Indicators under Current and Future Climate Change (Deliverable Identifier 02vii). Final Report to RESAS, 1 November 2018, 64pp.
  • Matthews K.B.; Blackstock K.L.; Waylen K.A.; Juarez-Bourke A.; Miller, D.G.; Wardell-Johnson, D.H.; Rivington, M. (2018) Report on the quality check of the robustness of the narrative behind the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)., MAGIC (H2020-GA 689669) Project Deliverable 5.5, 29 November 2018, 65pp.
  • Rivington, M.; Matthews, K.B.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Miller, D.G.; Mell, V.; Cammarano, D. (2018) D13 Spatial agrometeorological indicators for climate change - Executive summary., Report submitted to RESAS, 6pp.
  • Rivington, M.; Cammarano, D.; Matthews, K.B.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Miller, D.G. (2018) SWRI Barley responses to climate change - Summary Report. Summary report on the modelling of barley cropping under current and future climates (to accompany the Executive summary and detailed report)., Report for the Scotch Whisky Research Institute, Version 1.2., 4 December 2018, 18pp.
  • Rivington, M.; Cammarano, D.; Matthews, K.B.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Miller, D.G. (2018) Barley responses to climate change: Executive summary. Report on the modelling of barley cropping under current and future climates., Report for the Scotch Whisky Research Institute, 2pp.
  • Pakeman, R.J.; Gimona, A.; Glendell, M.; Yeluripati, J.; Addy, S.; van Hulst, F.; Matthews, K.; Mitchell, R.; Rivington, M. (2018) Climate change, natural capital and adaptation in Scotland?s marginal lands., Report to ClimateXChange, 17pp.
  • Rivington, M.; Kuhfuss, L.; Roberts, M. (2018) The `Payment for Ecosystem Services? approach - relevance to climate change., Draft Report PES for CXC v9 MR , 16 April 2018, 30pp.
  • Rivington, M.; Cammarano, D.; Matthews, K.B.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Miller, D.G. (2018) Spatial barley modelling - report of developing capability in the modelling of barley cropping under current and future climates., Report to RESAS, Version 1.96, Draft version, 21st February 2018.
  • Getnet, K.; Mekuria, W.; Langan, S.; Rivington, M.; Novo, P.; Black, H.I.J. (2017) Ecosystem-based interventions and farm household welfare in degraded areas: Comparative evidence from Ethiopia., Agricultural Systems, 154, 53-62.
  • Cammarano, D.; Rivington, M.; Matthews, K.B.; Miller, D.G.; Bellocchi, G. (2017) Implications of climate model biases and downscaling on crop model simulated climate change impacts., European Journal of Agronomy, 88, 63-75.
  • Viglia, S.; Matthews, K.B.; Miller, D.G.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Rivington, M.; Ulgiati, S. (2017) The social metabolism of Scotland: an environmental perspective., Energy Policy, 100, 304-313.
  • Matthews, K.B.; Blackstock, K.L.; Waylen, K.A.; Rivington, M.; Miller, D.G.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Juarez Bourke, A. (2017) Progress in first reporting period for the work package "Quality check for EU policy narratives" (WP5)., In: Giampietro, M. Technical Report for the First Reporting Period of the H2020 Project MAGIC, (Submitted to the EC).
  • Matthews, K.B.; Blackstock, K.L.; Miller, D.G.; Rivington, M.; Waylen, K.A.; Juarez Bourke, A.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Giampietro, M.; Cadillo, J.; Kovacic, Z.; Volker, T. (2017) The basis of EU farm competitiveness and its wider consequences, Definition of policy case study for: Common Agriculture Policy (CAP)., In: Matthews, K.B. (ed). Definition Policy Case Studies MAGIC (H2020-GA 689669) Project Milestone, 10 November 2017.
  • Elston, D.A.; Rivington, M.; Topp, C.F.E.; Muhammed, S.; Potts, J.M.; Butler, A.; Kettle, H.; Baggaley, N.J.; Rees, R.M.; Matthews, R.B. (2015) Stratification of climate projections for efficient estimation of uncertainty and variation using weather-driven models., Climate Research, 66, 1-12.
  • Ewert, F.; Rotter, R.P.; Bindi, M.; Webber, H.; Trnka, M.; Kersebaum, K.C.; Olesen, J.E.; van Ittersum, M.K.; Janssen, S.; Rivington, M.; Semenov, M.A.; Wallach, D.; Porter, J.R.; Stewart, D.; Verhagen, J.; Gaiser, T.; Palosuo, T.; Tao, F.; Nendel, C.; Roggero, P.P.; Bartosova, L.; Asseng, S. (2015) Crop modelling for integrated assessment of risk to food production from climate change., Environmental Modelling and Software, 72, 287-303.
  • Bellocchi, G.; Rivington, M.; Matthews, K.; Acutis, M. (2015) Deliberative processes for comprehensive evaluation of agroecological models. A review., Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 35, 589-605.
  • Harding, A.E.; Rivington, M.; Mineter, M.J.; Tett, S.F.B. (2015) Agro-meteorological indices and climate model uncertainty over the UK., Climatic Change, 128, 113-126.
  • Bailey, R.; Benton, T.G.; Challinor, A.; Elliott, J.; Gustafson, D.; Hiller, B.; Jones, A.; Kent, C.; Lewis, K.; Meacham, T.; Rivington, M.; Tiffin, R.; Wuebbles, D.J. (2015) Extreme weather and resilience of the global food system., In: King, D., Schrag, D., Dadi, Z., Ye, Q & Ghosh, A. Climate Change - A Risk Assessment. Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP), University of Cambridge, pp113-119.
  • Viglia, S.; Matthews, K.B.; Ulgiati, S.; Rivington, M.; Miller, D.G.; Wardell-Johnson, D. (2014) The social metabolism of Scotland: Assessing changes in the performance of Scotland's economy using bio-economic methods., Report for Scottish Government, 24 October 2014, 69p.
  • Wallach, D.; Rivington, M. (2014) A framework for assessing the uncertainty in crop model predictions. D-C4. 1.2., Modelling European Agriculture with Climate Change for Food Security (FACCE MAVSUR) Project Report.
  • Wallach, D.; Mearns, L.; Rivington, M.; Antle, M.J.; Ruane, C.A. (2014) Uncertainty in agricultural impact assessment., In: Hillel, D. & Rosenzweig, C. (eds.). Handbook of Climate Change and Agro-ecosystems: The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project, Part 1. Imperial College Press, London, Chapter 9, 223-259.
  • Munang, R.; Thiaw, I.; Alverson, K.; Mumba, M.; Liu, J.; Rivington, M. (2013) Climate change and ecosystem-based adaptation: a new pragmatic approach to buffering climate change impacts., Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 5, 67-71.
  • Matthews, R.B.; Rivington, M.; Muhammed, S.; Newton, A.C.; Hallett, P.D. (2013) Adapting crops and cropping systems to future climates to ensure food security: the role of crop modelling., Global Food Security, 2, 24-28.
  • Rivington, M.; Matthews, K.B.; Buchan, K.; Miller, D.G.; Bellocchi, G.; Russell, G. (2013) Climate change impacts and adaptation scope for agriculture indicated by agro-meteorological metrics., Agricultural Systems, 114, 15-31.
  • Wallach, D.; Rivington, M. (2013) Task C4.1: Development of a common set of methods and protocols for assessing and communicating uncertainties., Joint Programming Initiative for Agriculture, Climate Change, and Food Security (JPI-FACCE) MACSUR Project.
  • Rivington, M.; Dinnie, E.; Craig, T.; Heslop, S.; Slee, B.; Matthews, R.; Nijnik, M.; Morris, S.; Stewart, D.; Martin-Ortega, J.; Dawson, L.A.; Daniell, T. (2013) Climate: public understanding and policy implications., The James Hutton Institute response to the UK Parliament House of Commons Select Committee Inquiry, April 2013.

  • Viglia, S.; Matthews, K.B.; Ulgiati, S.; Rivington, M.; Miller, D.G.; Wardell-Johnson, D. (2014) The social metabolism of Scotland: Assessing changes in the performance of Scotland's economy using bio-economic methods., Report for Scottish Government, 24 October 2014, 69p.
  • Walthall, C.L.; Hatfield, J.; Backlund, P.; Lengnick, L.; Marshall, E.; Walsh, M.; Adkins, S.; Aillery, M.; Ainsworth, E.A.; Ammann, C.; Anderson, C.J.; Bartomeus, I.; Baumgard, L.H.; Booker, F.; Bradley, B.; Blumenthal, D.M.; Bunce, J.; Burkey, K.; Dabney, S.M.; Delgado, J.A.; Dukes, J.; Funk, A.; Garrett, K.; Glenn, M.; Grantz, D.A.; Goodrich, D.; Hu, S.; Izaurralde, R.C.; Jones, R.A.C.; Kim, S-H.; Leaky, A.D.B.; Lewers, K.; Mader, T.L.; McClung, A.; Morgan, J.; Muth, D.J.; Nearing, M.; Oosterhuis, D.M.; Ort, D.; Parmesan, C.; Pettigrew, W.T.; Polley, W.; Rader, R.; Rice, C.; Rivington, M.; Rosskopf, E.; Salas, W.A.; Sollenberger, L.E.; Srygley, R.; Stockle, C.; Takle, E.S.; Timlin, D.; White, J.W.; Winfree, R.; Wright-Morton, L.; Ziska, L.H. (2012) Climate change and agriculture in the United States: effects and adaptation., USDA Technical Bulletin 1935, Washington, DC. USA, 186pp.
  • Rivington, M.; Mumba, M.; Munang, R. (2010) Ecosystem management: the need to adopt a different approach under a changing climate., World Resources Report 2010, World Resource Institute, 7pp.
  • Munang, R.; Rivington, M.; Takle, E.S.; Mackey, B.; Thiaw, I.; Liu, J. (2010) Climate information and capacity needs for ecosystem management under a changing climate., Procedia Environmental Sciences, 1, 206-227.
  • Munang, R.M.; Rivington, M.; Lui, J.; Thiaw, I.; Kasten, T. (2010) Integrated solutions for biodiversity, climate change and poverty., UNEP Policy Series, Ecosystem Management Policy Brief, No.1.

  • Wallach, D.; Mearns, L.; Rivington, M.; Antle, M.J.; Ruane, C.A. (2014) Uncertainty in agricultural impact assessment., In: Hillel, D. & Rosenzweig, C. (eds.). Handbook of Climate Change and Agro-ecosystems: The Agricultural Model Intercomparison and Improvement Project, Part 1. Imperial College Press, London, Chapter 9, 223-259.

  • Rivington, M.; Akoumianaki, I.; Coull, M. (2020) Private water supplies and climate change: the likely impacts of climate change (amount, frequency and distribution of precipitation), and the resilience of private water supplies., CREW Report, CRW2018_05, 86pp.
  • Neilson, R.; Lilly, A.; Aitkenhead, M.; Artz, R.R.E.; Baggaley, N.; Giles, M.E.; Holland, J.; Loades, K.; Ovando Pol, P.; Rivington, M.; Roberts, M.; Yeluripati, J. (2020) Measuring the vulnerability of Scottish soils to a changing climate., ClimateXChange Report, 42pp.
  • Matthews, K.B.; Wardell-Johnson, D. Miller, D.; Rivington, M.; Donnelly, D. (2019) Analysis of the consequences for the ANC designation of responding to the JRC review. Climate-based Criteria ? 1. Accumulated Temperature and Growing Season, Briefing for RESAS & Scottish Government CAP Policy, 28 August 2019.
  • Rivington, M.; Spencer, M.; Gimona, A.; Artz, R.R.E.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Ball, J. (2019) Snow cover and climate change in the Cairngorms National Park: Summary assessment., ClimateXChange Website, December 2019, 31pp.
  • Aitkenhead, M.; Waylen, K.A.; Compagnucci, A.; Rivington, M.; Gimona, A. (2019) Extreme climate change scenarios for Scotland: Workshop report., Report for SEFARI Gateway, 20pp.
  • Matthews, K.B.; Blackstock, K.L.; Waylen, K.A.; Rivington, M.; Miller, D.G.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Juarez Bourke, A. (2019) Progress in second reporting period for the work package "Quality check for EU policy narratives" (WP5)., In: Giampietro, M. Technical Report for the Second Reporting Period of the H2020 Project MAGIC, (Submitted to the EC).
  • Rivington, M.; Cammarano, D.; Matthews, K.B.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Miller, D.G. (2019) SWRI Barley Response to Climate Change - Full Report. Detailed report on the modelling of barley cropping under current and future climates., Report to the Scotch Whisky Research Institute.
  • Smith, J.; Phimister, E.; Hallett, P.; Nayak, D.; Vanni, M.; Albanito, F.; Byg, A.; Novo, P.; Rivington, M.; Black, H.I.J.; Fischer, A.; Yakob, G.; Boke, S.; Habte, M.; Tefera, T.; Moges, A.; Dinato, M.; Lemma, T.; Muluneh, A. (2018) Building Resilience in Ethiopia?s Awassa region to Drought (BREAD)., Report submitted to NERC / DFIF EL Nino Programme, 85pp.
  • Rivington, M.; Matthews, K.B.; Mell, V.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Miller, D.G.; Cammarano, D. (2018) RD2-4-1 D13 Agrometeorological indicators under climate change - map book and report., Report of the Spatial Mapping of Agrometeorological Indicators under Current and Future Climate Change (Deliverable Identifier 02vii). Final Report to RESAS, 1 November 2018, 64pp.
  • Matthews K.B.; Blackstock K.L.; Waylen K.A.; Juarez-Bourke A.; Miller, D.G.; Wardell-Johnson, D.H.; Rivington, M. (2018) Report on the quality check of the robustness of the narrative behind the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)., MAGIC (H2020-GA 689669) Project Deliverable 5.5, 29 November 2018, 65pp.
  • Rivington, M.; Matthews, K.B.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Miller, D.G.; Mell, V.; Cammarano, D. (2018) D13 Spatial agrometeorological indicators for climate change - Executive summary., Report submitted to RESAS, 6pp.
  • Rivington, M.; Cammarano, D.; Matthews, K.B.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Miller, D.G. (2018) SWRI Barley responses to climate change - Summary Report. Summary report on the modelling of barley cropping under current and future climates (to accompany the Executive summary and detailed report)., Report for the Scotch Whisky Research Institute, Version 1.2., 4 December 2018, 18pp.
  • Rivington, M.; Cammarano, D.; Matthews, K.B.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Miller, D.G. (2018) Barley responses to climate change: Executive summary. Report on the modelling of barley cropping under current and future climates., Report for the Scotch Whisky Research Institute, 2pp.
  • Pakeman, R.J.; Gimona, A.; Glendell, M.; Yeluripati, J.; Addy, S.; van Hulst, F.; Matthews, K.; Mitchell, R.; Rivington, M. (2018) Climate change, natural capital and adaptation in Scotland?s marginal lands., Report to ClimateXChange, 17pp.
  • Rivington, M.; Kuhfuss, L.; Roberts, M. (2018) The `Payment for Ecosystem Services? approach - relevance to climate change., Draft Report PES for CXC v9 MR , 16 April 2018, 30pp.
  • Rivington, M.; Cammarano, D.; Matthews, K.B.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Miller, D.G. (2018) Spatial barley modelling - report of developing capability in the modelling of barley cropping under current and future climates., Report to RESAS, Version 1.96, Draft version, 21st February 2018.
  • Matthews, K.B.; Blackstock, K.L.; Waylen, K.A.; Rivington, M.; Miller, D.G.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Juarez Bourke, A. (2017) Progress in first reporting period for the work package "Quality check for EU policy narratives" (WP5)., In: Giampietro, M. Technical Report for the First Reporting Period of the H2020 Project MAGIC, (Submitted to the EC).
  • Matthews, K.B.; Blackstock, K.L.; Miller, D.G.; Rivington, M.; Waylen, K.A.; Juarez Bourke, A.; Wardell-Johnson, D.; Giampietro, M.; Cadillo, J.; Kovacic, Z.; Volker, T. (2017) The basis of EU farm competitiveness and its wider consequences, Definition of policy case study for: Common Agriculture Policy (CAP)., In: Matthews, K.B. (ed). Definition Policy Case Studies MAGIC (H2020-GA 689669) Project Milestone, 10 November 2017.
  • Bailey, R.; Benton, T.G.; Challinor, A.; Elliott, J.; Gustafson, D.; Hiller, B.; Jones, A.; Kent, C.; Lewis, K.; Meacham, T.; Rivington, M.; Tiffin, R.; Wuebbles, D.J. (2015) Extreme weather and resilience of the global food system., In: King, D., Schrag, D., Dadi, Z., Ye, Q & Ghosh, A. Climate Change - A Risk Assessment. Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP), University of Cambridge, pp113-119.
  • Viglia, S.; Matthews, K.B.; Ulgiati, S.; Rivington, M.; Miller, D.G.; Wardell-Johnson, D. (2014) The social metabolism of Scotland: Assessing changes in the performance of Scotland's economy using bio-economic methods., Report for Scottish Government, 24 October 2014, 69p.
  • Wallach, D.; Rivington, M. (2014) A framework for assessing the uncertainty in crop model predictions. D-C4. 1.2., Modelling European Agriculture with Climate Change for Food Security (FACCE MAVSUR) Project Report.
  • Wallach, D.; Rivington, M. (2013) Task C4.1: Development of a common set of methods and protocols for assessing and communicating uncertainties., Joint Programming Initiative for Agriculture, Climate Change, and Food Security (JPI-FACCE) MACSUR Project.
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