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Pesticide residues in water - ADAS-SWRC hydrological studies in Brimstone III.
Brimstone III - leaching of pesticides to drainage water from a structured clay soil.
Brimstone III - Pesticide residues in water.
Cracking clay collaborative modelling studies.
Particulate transport of pesticide residues.
Transport of Pesticides in Particulate matter-analytical support.
Pesticide Mobility; Particulate transport of pesticide residues.
Microbial degradation of pesticides in soil (prev. PS0408).
Pesticide behaviour in soils and movement to drainage.
Pesticide Mobility: lysimeter studies to validate the relative leaching potential of UK soils.
Pesticide mobility - General modelling activities in support of PSD objectives.
Pesticide residue analysis in soil and water.
Source mineral controls on the transport of pesticides in agricultural catchments.
Assessing the feasibility of incorporating pesticide usage data into ``Seismic``.
Study the release and transport of pesticides in rainstorm events-a short term desk review.
Evaluation of the use of preferential flow models to predict the movement of pesticides to water sources.
The biodegradation of pesticides in the unsaturated and saturated zones of major UK aquifers.
Pesticide movement to surface waters at the catchment scale, Phase 1: The role of ditches/small streams.
PEGASE: Pesticides in European Groundwaters.
The development of scenarios and models for predicting losses of herbicides from hard surfaces.
Soil structure and the adsorption and degradation of pesticides.
Feasibility study to determine whether a European SEISMIC database can be produced.
The effect of rainfall patterns on pesticide leaching and viability of stochastic modelling for risk quantification.
Pesticide leaching through cracking clay soils in relation to management practices, soil structure and timing of
Principles underlying pesticide persistence & leaching in soils, & their use in expert systems & simulation models.
Microbial degradation of pesticides in soil.
Biobeds- the development and evaluation of a biological system for pesticide waste and washings.
SSLRC support for PSD`s data evaluation and risk assessment activities.
Unextracted residues - techniques for characterisation and evaluation.
Development of groundwater exposure model for herbicides applied to railways.
Upgrade of SEISMIC to add statistical summary functions for mapped scenarios.
Sensitivity analysis of pesticide registration models.
Pesticide behaviour in soils and movement to drainage: influence of physicochemical factors.
Development of a design manual for agricultural pesticide handling and washdown areas.
SSLRC support for PSDs data evaluation and risk assessment activities.
Determination of herbicide dynamics on hard surfaces and refinement of the Tier 1 exposure model.
Development of guidance on parameter estimation for MACRO.
Procedures for calibration of pesticide fate models.
Laboratory column investigation of preferential flow of pesticides: particularly the loading and unloading of macropores.
Factors controlling pesticide leaching from structured soils.
Spatial and temporal variation in factors determining the leaching potential of pesticides in soil.
BIOBEDS: The development and evaluation of a system for the disposal of pesticide waste and washings.
The development of a guidance document for higher tier environmental fate assessments in the UK.
Behaviour of pesticides in the field in sediment/water systems for use in predicted environmental concentrations (PECs).
Uncertainty and probabilistic approaches to pesticide fate modelling.
Simulation of pesticide exposure within local surface water bodies.
Microbial degradation of pesticides.
Major upgrade of SEISMIC
Modelling pesticides in ditches using TOXSWA.
Whittle Dene Catchment Study.
Whittle Dene Catchment Study Phase II.
Quantification of total herbicide losses in urban areas
Updating of PSD Higher Tier Guidance Document "Approaches and Tools for Higher Tier Assessment of Pesticide Environmental Fate in the UK"
Behaviour of Ionic Compounds for Pesticide Registration
Screening-Level Assessment of the Environmental Fate Properties of Pesticide Metabolites
Pesticide Bioavailability and Bound Residues: Significance, Testing Methodologies and Regularity Needs
Time-dependent sorption processes in soil
Appraisal of DEFRA-funded projects on management practices to reduce diffuse contamination of water by pesticides
An assessment of the impacts of climate change on the fate and behaviour of pesticides in the environment
Environmental pesticide loading during spray contamination
On-farm bioremediation systems to limit point source pesticide pollution
Support for PSDs data evaluation and risk assessment activities
Linking SEISMIC with the Aquatic Ecosystems Database
Establishing the Representativeness of FOCUS Surface Water Scenarios for Pesticide Risk Assessment in the UK Landscape
The use and long-term operation of Biobeds for the safe disposal of dilute pesticide waste and equipment washings
Design of a targeted mitigation system for transport of pesticides in drainflow in the UK
The Impact of the Water Framework Directive on Pesticide Usage in Agriculture
Establishing the representativeness of focus surface water scenarios for pesticide risk assessment in the UK landscape Part 2
Provision of ongoing support to PSD for issues related to regulatory use of the HardSPEC model
Evaluation of the SPIDER model
Transport of pesticides in drainage water from longer term releases: applicability of current soil leaching models to time-release applications
Development of a software tool to assist PSD in interpreting FOCUS surface water results
Major upgrade of SEISMIC to extend to the whole of Great Britain
Use of HardSPEC to provide benchmark PECs
Characterisation and Modelling of Time-dependent sorption of pesticides
Establishing the representativeness of FOCUS surface water scenarios for pesticide risk assessment in the UK Landscape - phase 3
Determining the usage and usage patterns of amenity pesticides across the UK
Comparison between FOCUS output for pesticide concentrations over time and field observations
Updating PERSIST for use in calculating normalised DT50 values from field dissipation studies
Importance of surface run off as a route of aquatic exposure to pesticides in the UK
Development of guidance on the implementation of aged soil sorption studies into regulatory exposure assessments
Developing a home garden scenario for HardSPEC
Assessing the Impact of Minor Plant Protection Products Usage
Interpretation of Surveys of Land Management Knowledge Relevant to Arable Pesticide Exposure Pathways
Further development of the WEBFRAM drainage model
Review of current knowledge on pesticides with potential for non-compliance under the Water Framework Directive
Scoping study for refinements to runoff assessments
Further development of guidance on aged sorption of pesticides in soil
Development of drainflow risk communication tools
Horticultural crops grown under protection – impact of use of temporary covers and plastic mulches on UK agronomic practice
Evaluation of the use of detention ponds to mitigate transfer of pesticides to surface waters via drainflow
Evaluating the potential of constructed wetland features for mitigating the impact of pesticides from agricultural land
Feasibility study for using modelling rather than monitoring to refine pesticide leaching assessments.
Modelling and measurement of mitigation measures within the Water Friendly Farming project.
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
Comparison of national approaches for exposure assessments in the EU central zone to support harmonisation
Use of metabolite and field data to generate aged sorption parameters for regulatory leaching assessments.
Programme advisor – spray application technology & environmental fate and behaviour.
Web-integrated framework for addressing uncertainty and variability in pesticide risk assessment (Webfram 1).
Acceptability of pesticide effects on non-target species (Webfram 6).
Addressing uncertainty and variability in pesticide risks assessments for birds and mammals (Webfram 3).
Modelling the effects of pesticides on non-target aquatic organisms to improve risk assessment (Webfram 2).
Development of a web-based pesticide risk assessment module for below-ground invertebrates (Webfram 5).
Methods of addressing variability and uncertainty for improved pesticide risk assessments for non-target invertebrates (Webfram 4 and Webfram 7)
Further development of the WEBFRAM drainage model.
Extended wildlife & crop scenarios for inclusion in the WEBFRAM online probabilistic pesticide risk assessment tool(Extension of Webfram 3)
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