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Environmental Fate Research Reports

Code Project title and link to defra research report page

PL0501

Pesticide residues in water - ADAS-SWRC hydrological studies in Brimstone III.

PL0502

Brimstone III - leaching of pesticides to drainage water from a structured clay soil.

PL0503

Brimstone III - Pesticide residues in water.

PL0504

Cracking clay collaborative modelling studies.

PL0505

Particulate transport of pesticide residues.

PL0506

Transport of Pesticides in Particulate matter-analytical support.

PL0507

Pesticide Mobility; Particulate transport of pesticide residues.

PL0508

Microbial degradation of pesticides in soil (prev. PS0408).

PL0509

Pesticide behaviour in soils and movement to drainage.

PL0510

Pesticide Mobility: lysimeter studies to validate the relative leaching potential of UK soils.

PL0511

Pesticide mobility - General modelling activities in support of PSD objectives.

PL0512

Pesticide residue analysis in soil and water.

PL0513

Source mineral controls on the transport of pesticides in agricultural catchments.

PL0514

Assessing the feasibility of incorporating pesticide usage data into ``Seismic``.

PL0515

Study the release and transport of pesticides in rainstorm events-a short term desk review.

PL0516

Evaluation of the use of preferential flow models to predict the movement of pesticides to water sources.

PL0517

The biodegradation of pesticides in the unsaturated and saturated zones of major UK aquifers.

PL0518

Pesticide movement to surface waters at the catchment scale, Phase 1: The role of ditches/small streams.

PL0519

PEGASE: Pesticides in European Groundwaters.

PL0520

The development of scenarios and models for predicting losses of herbicides from hard surfaces.

PL0521

Soil structure and the adsorption and degradation of pesticides.

PL0522

Feasibility study to determine whether a European SEISMIC database can be produced.

PL0523

The effect of rainfall patterns on pesticide leaching and viability of stochastic modelling for risk quantification.

PL0524

Pesticide leaching through cracking clay soils in relation to management practices, soil structure and timing of

PL0525

Principles underlying pesticide persistence & leaching in soils, & their use in expert systems & simulation models.

PL0526

Microbial degradation of pesticides in soil.

PL0527

Biobeds- the development and evaluation of a biological system for pesticide waste and washings.

PL0528

SSLRC support for PSD`s data evaluation and risk assessment activities.

PL0529

Unextracted residues - techniques for characterisation and evaluation.

PL0530

Development of groundwater exposure model for herbicides applied to railways.

PL0531

Upgrade of SEISMIC to add statistical summary functions for mapped scenarios.

PL0532

Sensitivity analysis of pesticide registration models.

PL0533

Pesticide behaviour in soils and movement to drainage: influence of physicochemical factors.

PL0535

Development of a design manual for agricultural pesticide handling and washdown areas.

PL0536

SSLRC support for PSDs data evaluation and risk assessment activities.

PL0537

Determination of herbicide dynamics on hard surfaces and refinement of the Tier 1 exposure model.

PL0538

Development of guidance on parameter estimation for MACRO.

PL0539

Procedures for calibration of pesticide fate models.

PL0540

Laboratory column investigation of preferential flow of pesticides: particularly the loading and unloading of macropores.

PL0541

Factors controlling pesticide leaching from structured soils.

PL0542

Spatial and temporal variation in factors determining the leaching potential of pesticides in soil.

PL0543

BIOBEDS: The development and evaluation of a system for the disposal of pesticide waste and washings.

PL0546

The development of a guidance document for higher tier environmental fate assessments in the UK.

PL0547

Behaviour of pesticides in the field in sediment/water systems for use in predicted environmental concentrations (PECs).

PL0548

Uncertainty and probabilistic approaches to pesticide fate modelling.

PL0549

Simulation of pesticide exposure within local surface water bodies.

PL0550

Microbial degradation of pesticides.

PL0551

Major upgrade of SEISMIC

PL0552

Modelling pesticides in ditches using TOXSWA.

PL0553

Whittle Dene Catchment Study.

PL0553a

Whittle Dene Catchment Study Phase II.

PS2201

Quantification of total herbicide losses in urban areas

PS2202

Updating of PSD Higher Tier Guidance Document "Approaches and Tools for Higher Tier Assessment of Pesticide Environmental Fate in the UK"

PS2203

Behaviour of Ionic Compounds for Pesticide Registration

PS2204

Screening-Level Assessment of the Environmental Fate Properties of Pesticide Metabolites

PS2205

Pesticide Bioavailability and Bound Residues: Significance, Testing Methodologies and Regularity Needs

PS2206

Time-dependent sorption processes in soil

PS2207

Appraisal of DEFRA-funded projects on management practices to reduce diffuse contamination of water by pesticides

PS2208

An assessment of the impacts of climate change on the fate and behaviour of pesticides in the environment

PS2209

Environmental pesticide loading during spray contamination

PS2210

On-farm bioremediation systems to limit point source pesticide pollution

PS2211

Support for PSDs data evaluation and risk assessment activities

PS2212

Linking SEISMIC with the Aquatic Ecosystems Database

PS2214

Establishing the Representativeness of FOCUS Surface Water Scenarios for Pesticide Risk Assessment in the UK Landscape

PS2215

The use and long-term operation of Biobeds for the safe disposal of dilute pesticide waste and equipment washings

PS2218

Design of a targeted mitigation system for transport of pesticides in drainflow in the UK

PS2219

The Impact of the Water Framework Directive on Pesticide Usage in Agriculture

PS2220

Establishing the representativeness of focus surface water scenarios for pesticide risk assessment in the UK landscape Part 2

PS2221

Provision of ongoing support to PSD for issues related to regulatory use of the HardSPEC model

PS2222

Evaluation of the SPIDER model

PS2223

Transport of pesticides in drainage water from longer term releases: applicability of current soil leaching models to time-release applications

PS2224

Development of a software tool to assist PSD in interpreting FOCUS surface water results

PS2225

Major upgrade of SEISMIC to extend to the whole of Great Britain

PS2226

Use of HardSPEC to provide benchmark PECs

PS2228

Characterisation and Modelling of Time-dependent sorption of pesticides

PS2229

Establishing the representativeness of FOCUS surface water scenarios for pesticide risk assessment in the UK Landscape - phase 3

PS2230

Determining the usage and usage patterns of amenity pesticides across the UK

PS2231

Comparison between FOCUS output for pesticide concentrations over time and field observations

PS2232

Updating PERSIST for use in calculating normalised DT50 values from field dissipation studies

PS2233

Importance of surface run off as a route of aquatic exposure to pesticides in the UK

PS2234

Support for PSDs data evaluation and risk assessment activities

PS2235

Development of guidance on the implementation of aged soil sorption studies into regulatory exposure assessments

PS2236

Provision of ongoing support to PSD for issues related to regulatory use of the HardSPEC model

PS2237

Developing a home garden scenario for HardSPEC

PS2238

Assessing the Impact of Minor Plant Protection Products Usage

PS2239

Interpretation of Surveys of Land Management Knowledge Relevant to Arable Pesticide Exposure Pathways

PS2241

Further development of the WEBFRAM drainage model

PS2242

Review of current knowledge on pesticides with potential for non-compliance under the Water Framework Directive

PS2243

Scoping study for refinements to runoff assessments

PS2244

Further development of guidance on aged sorption of pesticides in soil

PS2245

Development of drainflow risk communication tools

PS2246

Horticultural crops grown under protection – impact of use of temporary covers and plastic mulches on UK agronomic practice

PS2247

Evaluation of the use of detention ponds to mitigate transfer of pesticides to surface waters via drainflow

PS2248

Evaluating the potential of constructed wetland features for mitigating the impact of pesticides from agricultural land

PS2249

Feasibility study for using modelling rather than monitoring to refine pesticide leaching assessments.

PS2250

Modelling and measurement of mitigation measures within the Water Friendly Farming project.

PS2251

Horticultural crops grown under protection: a modelling-based scenario approach to predict the impact of temporary crop covers on pesticide fate and exposure in the UK

PS2253

Comparison of national approaches for exposure assessments in the EU central zone to support harmonisation

PS2254

Use of metabolite and field data to generate aged sorption parameters for regulatory leaching assessments.

PS2255

Programme advisor – spray application technology & environmental fate and behaviour.

PS2301

Web-integrated framework for addressing uncertainty and variability in pesticide risk assessment (Webfram 1).

PS2302

Acceptability of pesticide effects on non-target species (Webfram 6).

PS2303

Addressing uncertainty and variability in pesticide risks assessments for birds and mammals (Webfram 3).

PS2304

Modelling the effects of pesticides on non-target aquatic organisms to improve risk assessment (Webfram 2).

PS2305

Development of a web-based pesticide risk assessment module for below-ground invertebrates (Webfram 5).

PS2307

Methods of addressing variability and uncertainty for improved pesticide risk assessments for non-target invertebrates (Webfram 4 and Webfram 7)

PS2241

Further development of the WEBFRAM drainage model.

PS2362

Extended wildlife & crop scenarios for inclusion in the WEBFRAM online probabilistic pesticide risk assessment tool(Extension of Webfram 3)

Updated 2017-02-23