Colin Neal

Summary

Affiliation: Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The water quality of the River Thame in the Thames Basin of south/south-eastern England
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 360:254-71. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Nutrient hydrochemistry for a groundwater-dominated catchment: the Hampshire Avon, UK
    Helen P Jarvie
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 344:143-58. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Chlorophyll-a in the rivers of eastern England
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Wallingford, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 365:84-104. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint River water quality of the River Cherwell: an agricultural clay-dominated catchment in the upper Thames Basin, southeastern England
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 360:272-89. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Declines in phosphorus concentration in the upper River Thames (UK): links to sewage effluent cleanup and extended end-member mixing analysis
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Oxon, UK
    Sci Total Environ 408:1315-30. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Phosphorus concentrations in the River Dun, the Kennet and Avon Canal and the River Kennet, southern England
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 344:107-28. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Decreasing boron concentrations in UK rivers: insights into reductions in detergent formulations since the 1990s and within-catchment storage issues
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, United Kingdom
    Sci Total Environ 408:1374-85. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint The water quality of the River Carnon, west Cornwall, November 1992 to March 1994: the impacts of Wheal Jane discharges
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 338:23-39. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Land Ocean Interaction: processes, functioning and environmental management: a UK perspective
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 314:801-19. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Dissolved beryllium in rainfall, stream and shallow groundwaters in the Upper River Severn catchments, Plynlimon, mid Wales
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Wallingford, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 314:171-84. 2003

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint The water quality of the River Thame in the Thames Basin of south/south-eastern England
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 360:254-71. 2006
    ..Differences in water quality largely link to the amount of STW effluent within the rivers and to the endmember compositions of the groundwater and near surface water sources...
  2. ncbi request reprint Nutrient hydrochemistry for a groundwater-dominated catchment: the Hampshire Avon, UK
    Helen P Jarvie
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 344:143-58. 2005
    ..Thermodynamic analysis of calcium carbonate (CaCO3) solubility controls indicates that this natural 'self-cleansing mechanism' system within the groundwater may be directly linked to CaCO3-P co-precipitation within the aquifer matrix...
  3. ncbi request reprint Chlorophyll-a in the rivers of eastern England
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Wallingford, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 365:84-104. 2006
    ..Industrial pollution on the Aire and Calder seems to have affected the relationship of chlorophyll-a with PN and POC. The results are discussed in relation to the Water Framework Directive...
  4. ncbi request reprint River water quality of the River Cherwell: an agricultural clay-dominated catchment in the upper Thames Basin, southeastern England
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 360:272-89. 2006
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  5. doi request reprint Declines in phosphorus concentration in the upper River Thames (UK): links to sewage effluent cleanup and extended end-member mixing analysis
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Oxon, UK
    Sci Total Environ 408:1315-30. 2010
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Phosphorus concentrations in the River Dun, the Kennet and Avon Canal and the River Kennet, southern England
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 344:107-28. 2005
    ..The aquifer probably acts as a major sink for agricultural and septic tank inputs of P...
  7. doi request reprint Decreasing boron concentrations in UK rivers: insights into reductions in detergent formulations since the 1990s and within-catchment storage issues
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, United Kingdom
    Sci Total Environ 408:1374-85. 2010
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint The water quality of the River Carnon, west Cornwall, November 1992 to March 1994: the impacts of Wheal Jane discharges
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 338:23-39. 2005
    ..This group links primarily to pollutant mine discharge. The water-quality variations in the River Carnon are described in relation to these two distinct hydrogeochemical groupings...
  9. ncbi request reprint Land Ocean Interaction: processes, functioning and environmental management: a UK perspective
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 314:801-19. 2003
    ..This is linked to this special issue of Science of the Total Environment 'Land Ocean Interaction: processes, functioning and environmental management: a UK perspective' for which this contribution provides a conclusion...
  10. ncbi request reprint Dissolved beryllium in rainfall, stream and shallow groundwaters in the Upper River Severn catchments, Plynlimon, mid Wales
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Wallingford, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 314:171-84. 2003
    ..J Hydrol, 136 (1992) 33-49] are used to provide an overview on dissolved beryllium for the upper River Severn, the most complete and extensive record for the UK...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nitrogen in rainfall, cloud water, throughfall, stemflow, stream water and groundwater for the Plynlimon catchments of mid-Wales
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 314:121-51. 2003
    ..The results are explained in relation to the dominant hydrogeochemical processes operative...
  12. doi request reprint Sewage effluent clean-up reduces phosphorus but not phytoplankton in lowland chalk stream (River Kennet, UK) impacted by water mixing from adjacent canal
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 408:5306-16. 2010
    ..The short-term dynamics of this transfer was complex. For the canal and the supply source at Wilton Water, conditions remained hypertrophic when set against standards for lakes even when SRP concentrations were extremely low...
  13. ncbi request reprint Nitrate concentrations in river waters of the upper Thames and its tributaries
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 365:15-32. 2006
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  14. doi request reprint Hydrology and water quality of the headwaters of the River Severn: Stream acidity recovery and interactions with plantation forestry under an improving pollution climate
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 408:5035-51. 2010
    ..For the Lower Hafren, long-term average annual precipitation is slightly lower, with lower average altitude, at around 2520mm and evaporation is around double that of the Upper Hafren...
  15. doi request reprint The strategic significance of wastewater sources to pollutant phosphorus levels in English rivers and to environmental management for rural, agricultural and urban catchments
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Wallingford, Crowmarsh Gifford, Oxon, UK
    Sci Total Environ 408:1485-500. 2010
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  16. ncbi request reprint Land-ocean interaction: processes, functioning and environmental management from a UK perspective: an introduction
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 314:3-11. 2003
    ..The foreword provides as an introductory link to the broader perspectives of contemporary UK research in this area, which comes in a conclusions paper at the end of the volume...
  17. ncbi request reprint Soluble reactive phosphorus levels in rainfall, cloud water, throughfall, stemflow, soil waters, stream waters and groundwaters for the Upper River Severn area, Plynlimon, mid Wales
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Wallingford, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 314:99-120. 2003
    ..The results are related to input-output budgets and the findings interpreted in terms of the dominant hydrogeochemical processes operative and environmental management issues...
  18. ncbi request reprint Phosphorus-calcium carbonate saturation relationships in a lowland chalk river impacted by sewage inputs and phosphorus remediation: an assessment of phosphorus self-cleansing mechanisms in natural waters
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Oxon, UK
    Sci Total Environ 282:295-310. 2002
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  19. ncbi request reprint Patterns in nutrient concentrations and biological quality indices across the upper Thames river basin, UK
    Helen P Jarvi
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Oxon, UK
    Sci Total Environ 282:263-94. 2002
    ..These results are of relevance for integrated, sustainable management and protection of European freshwater resources, particularly in terms of new ecological targets for water quality management under the new Water Framework Directive...
  20. doi request reprint High-frequency water quality time series in precipitation and streamflow: from fragmentary signals to scientific challenge
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Crowmarsh Gifford, Oxon, UK
    Sci Total Environ 434:3-12. 2012
    ..It provides new insights into hydrogeochemical functioning and a novel resource for catchment modelling...
  21. doi request reprint Aluminium in UK rivers: a need for integrated research related to kinetic factors, colloidal transport, carbon and habitat
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon OX10 8BB, UK
    J Environ Monit 13:2153-64. 2011
    ..The colloidal Al may well be of low environmental concern to fish and other factors such as habitat may well be critical...
  22. ncbi request reprint Phosphorus sources, speciation and dynamics in the lowland eutrophic River Kennet, UK
    Helen P Jarvi
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK
    Sci Total Environ 282:175-203. 2002
    ..Phosphorus dynamics and response to P-treatment are discussed in relation to hydrological controls in permeable chalk catchments and wider implications for eutrophication management are examined...
  23. doi request reprint Predicting phosphorus concentrations in British rivers resulting from the introduction of improved phosphorus removal from sewage effluent
    Michael J Bowes
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 408:4239-50. 2010
    ..Therefore, further sewage P stripping will be required to comply with the Water Framework Directive. Diffuse P inputs may also need to be reduced before some of the highly nutrient-enriched rivers achieve good ecological status...
  24. ncbi request reprint Sewage-effluent phosphorus: a greater risk to river eutrophication than agricultural phosphorus?
    Helen P Jarvie
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 360:246-53. 2006
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  25. ncbi request reprint Diurnal and longer term patterns in carbon dioxide and calcite saturation for the River Kennet, south-eastern England
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK
    Sci Total Environ 282:205-31. 2002
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  26. doi request reprint Modelling of phosphorus inputs to rivers from diffuse and point sources
    Michael J Bowes
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 395:125-38. 2008
    ..It does not require GIS, information on land use, catchment size, population or livestock density, and could provide a valuable and versatile tool to catchment managers for determining suitable river mitigation options...
  27. doi request reprint Changes in point and diffuse source phosphorus inputs to the River Frome (Dorset, UK) from 1966 to 2006
    Michael J Bowes
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 407:1954-66. 2009
    ..Further decreases in SRP concentration in the River Frome during the algal growing season would be best achieved by further reductions of STW inputs...
  28. doi request reprint The Ribble/Wyre observatory: major, minor and trace elements in rivers draining from rural headwaters to the heartlands of the NW England historic industrial base
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 409:1516-29. 2011
    ..The study provides a base of research "from source to sea" including extensions to the estuary and open sea for a semi-confined basin, the Irish Sea, where there are many issues of pollution inputs and contamination...
  29. doi request reprint Titanium in UK rural, agricultural and urban/industrial rivers: geogenic and anthropogenic colloidal/sub-colloidal sources and the significance of within-river retention
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon, OX10 8BB, UK
    Sci Total Environ 409:1843-53. 2011
    ..Although not directly measured, the particulate Ti can make an important contribution to the net Ti flux...
  30. ncbi request reprint Interception and attenuation of atmospheric pollution in a lowland ash forested site, Old Pond Close, Northamptonshire, UK
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Oxon, UK
    Sci Total Environ 282:99-119. 2002
    ..9. Thus, although the acidification input from the atmosphere is high, this does not translate to acidic runoff due to within-canopy and within-soil processes...
  31. doi request reprint Linking groundwaters of high CO2 to aluminium levels in rivers: the case for the upper Severn in mid-Wales
    Colin Neal
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxon OX10 8BB, UK
    J Environ Monit 14:34-40. 2012
    ..Assessing the within-catchment processes requires direct measurement with full consideration of both inorganic and organic attenuation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Quantifying phosphorus retention and release in rivers and watersheds using extended end-member mixing analysis (E-EMMA)
    Helen P R Jarvie
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, Oxfordshire OX10 8BB, UK
    J Environ Qual 40:492-504. 2011
    ..The results also suggest that by moving toward cleaner rivers and improved ecosystem health, the efficiency of P retention may actually increase...
  33. doi request reprint The British river of the future: how climate change and human activity might affect two contrasting river ecosystems in England
    Andrew C Johnson
    Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Maclean Building, Crowmarsh Gifford, Wallingford, OX10 8BB, United Kingdom
    Sci Total Environ 407:4787-98. 2009
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  34. ncbi request reprint Modelling long-term stream acidification in the chemically heterogeneous Upper Severn catchment, Mid-Wales
    Timothy Hill
    Aquatic Environments Research Centre, Department of Geography, University of Reading, Berkshire, UK
    Sci Total Environ 286:215-32. 2002
    ..It is vital that these long-term data are available to ensure that problems do not arise due to over-reliance by catchment managers on potentially unreliable modelled output...
  35. ncbi request reprint The Wheal Jane wetland remediation system study: some general conclusions
    Paul G Whitehead
    University of Reading, Department of Geography, Aquatic Environments Research Centre, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AB, United Kingdom
    Sci Total Environ 338:155-7. 2005