TREE Publications and Datasets

Refereed papers and other key publications - to access papers click on title of paper
2019
Aramrun, K., Beresford, N.A., Skuterud, L., Hevroy, T.H., Drefvelin, J., Yurosko, C., Phruksarojanakun, P., Esoa, J., Yongprawat, M., Siegenthaler, A., Fawkes, R., Tumnoi, W., Wood, M.D. (2019). Measuring the radiation exposure of Norwegian reindeer under field conditions.  Sci. Tot. Environ. 687, 1337-1343.
Beresford, N.A., Scott, E.M., Copplestone, D. (2019). Field effects studies in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone: Lessons to be learnt.  J. Environ. Radioact. (In Press) (OPEN ACCESS)
Beresford, N.A., Willey, N. (2019). Moving radiation protection on from the limitations of empirical concentration ratios. J. Environ. Radioact. 208-209, 106020. (OPEN ACCESS)
Beresford, N.A., Horemans, N., Copplestone, D., Raines, K.E., Orizaola, G., Wood, M.D., Laanen, P., Whitehead, H.C., Burrows, J.E., Tinsley, M.C., Smith, J.T., Bonzom, J.-M., Gagnaire, B., Adam-Guillermin, C., Gashchak, S., Jha, A.N., de Menezes, A.,  Willey, N.,  Spurgeon, D.  (2019) Towards solving a scientific controversy – The effects of ionising radiation on the environment.  J. Environ. Radioact. (In Press).
Brown, J.E., Beresford, N.A., Hevrøy, T.H. (2019). Exploring taxonomic and phylogenetic relationships to predict radiocaesium transfer to marine biota. Sci. Tot. Environ. 649, 916-928. 
Fuller, N., Ford, A.T., Lerebours, A., Gudkov, D., Nagorskaya, L.L., Smith, J.T. (2019). Chronic radiation exposure at Chernobyl shows no effect on genetic diversity in the freshwater crustacean, Asellus aquaticus thirty years on.  Ecol. Evol. 2019, 00:1-11 (OPEN ACCESS)
Goodman, J., Copplestone, D., Laptev, G.V., Gashchak, S., Auld, S.K.J.R. (2019). Variation in chronic radiation exposure does not drive life history divergence among Daphnia populations across the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Ecol. Evol. 1-11. (OPEN ACCESS)
Shaw, G., Bailey, E., Crout, N., Field, L., Freeman, L., Gaschak, S., Hou, X., Izquierdo, M., Wells, C., Xu, S., Young, S.  (2019). Analysis of 129I and 127I in soils of the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone, 29 years after the deposition of 129I. Sci. Tot. Environ. 692, 966-974 (OPEN ACESS)
Vernon, E.L., Jha, A.N. (2019). Assessing relative sensitivity of marine and freshwater bivalves following exposure to copper: Application of classical and novel genotoxicological biomarkers. Mutat. Res. Genet. Toxicol. Environ. Mutagen. 842, 60-71.
2018
Aramrun, P., Beresford, N.A., Wood, M.D. (2018). Selecting passive dosimetry technologies for measuring the external dose of terrestrial wildlife. J. Environ. Radioact. 182, 128-137. (OPEN ACCESS).
Beresford, N.A., Barnett, C.L., Gashschak, S., Maksimenko, A., Guliaichenko, E., Wood, M.D., Izquierdo, M. (2018). Radionuclide transfer to wildlife at a ‘Reference Site’ in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone and resultant radiation exposures (in press). J. Environ. Radioact. (OPEN ACCESS).
Caplin, N., Willey, N.J. Ionising radiation, higher plants & radioprotection: From acute high doses to chronic low doses. Front. Plant. Sci. 9, 847. (OPEN ACCESS).
Fuller, N., Ford, A.T., Nagorskaya, L.L., Gudkov, D.I., Smith, J.T. (2018). Reproduction in the freshwater crustacean Asellus aquaticus along a gradient of radionuclide contamination at Chernobyl. Sci. Tot. Environ. 628-629, 11-17. (OPEN ACCESS). See video https://t.co/AnlcIeeQO9
Guillén, J., Beresford, N.A., Baeza, A., Izquierdo, M., Wood, M.D., Salas, A., Muñoz-Serrano, A., Corrales-Vázquez, J.M., Muñoz-Muñoz, J.G. (2018). Transfer parameters for ICRP's Reference Animals and Plants in a terrestrial Mediterranean ecosystem. J. Environ. Radioact. 186, 9-22. (OPEN ACCESS).
Kashparov, V., Levchuk, S., Zhurba, M., Protsak, V., Khomutinin, Yu., Beresford, N.A., Chaplow, J.S. (2018). Spatial datasets of radionuclide contamination in the Ukrainian Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 10, 339-353. (OPEN ACCESS).
Lerebours, A., Gudkov, D., Nagorkaya, L., Kaglyan, A., Rizewski, V., Leshchenko, A., Bailey, E.H., Bakir, A., Ovsyanikova, S., Laptev, G., Smith, J.T. (2018). Impact of environmental radiation on the health and reproductive status of fish from Chernobyl. Environ. Sci. Technol. 52, 9442-9450. 
Tagami, K., Uchida, S., Wood, M.D., Beresford, N.A. (2018). Radiocaesium transfer and radiation exposure of frogs in Fukushima Prefecture. Scientific Reports 8: 10662. (OPEN ACCESS).
Thorne, M.C. (2018). Radioecology in Europe. J. Radiol. Prot. 38, E5-E9.
Vernon, E.L., Smith, J.T., Jha, A.N. (2018). Relative comparison of tissue specific bioaccumulation and radiation dose estimation in marine and freshwater bivalve molluscs following exposure to phosphorus-32. J. Environ. Radioact. 192, 312-320.
2017
Caravaggi, A., Banks, P., Burton, C., Finlay, C.M.V., Haswell, P.M., Hayward, M., Rowcliffe, J.M., Wood, M.D. (2017). A review of camera trapping for conservation behaviour research. Remote Sens. Ecol. Conserv. 3, 109-122. (OPEN ACCESS).
Cresswell, T., Metian, M., Golding, L.A., Wood, M.D. (2017). Aquatic live animal radiotracing studies for ecotoxicological applications: Addressing fundamental methodological deficiencies. J. Environ. Radioact. 178-179, 453-460. (OPEN ACCESS).
Fuller, N., Smith, J.T.,  Nagorskaya, L.L., Gudkov, D.I., Ford, A.T. (2017). Does Chernobyl-derived radiation impact the developmental stability of Asellus aquaticus 30 years on? Sci. Tot. Environ. 576, 242-250. (OPEN ACCESS).
Gashchak, S., Gulyaichenko, Y., Beresford, N.A., Wood, M.D. (2017). European Bison (Bison bonus) in the Chornobyl exclusion zone (Ukraine) and prospects for its revival. Proceedings of the Theriological School, 15, 58-66. (OPEN ACCESS).
Guillen, J., Baeza, A., Beresford, N.A., Wood, M.D. (2017). Do fungi need to be included within environmental radiation protection assessment models? J. Environ. Radioact. 175, 70-77. (OPEN ACCESS). 
Siasou, E., Johnson, D., Willey, N.J. (2017). An extended dose-response model for microbial responses to ionizing radiation. Frontiers in Environ. Sci. 03 February 2017. (OPEN ACCESS). 
Smith, J.T., Tagami, K., Uchida, S. (2017). Time trends in radiocaesium in the Japanese diet following nuclear weapons testing and Chernobyl: Implications for long term contamination post-Fukushima. Sci. Tot. Environ. 60-602, 1466-1475. (OPEN ACCESS).
Willey, N. (2017). Chernobyl; The disaster zone becomes a laboratory. Research Features 119, 42-45.
2016
Beresford, N.A., Wood, M.D., Vives i Battle, J., Yankovich, T.L., Bradshaw, C., Willey, N. (2016). Making the most of what we have: application of extrapolation approaches in radioecological wildlife transfer models. J. Environ. Radioact. 151, 373-386. (OPEN ACCESS).
Beresford, N.A., Gaschak, S., Maksimenko, A., Wood, M.D. (2016). The Transfer of 137Cs, Pu isotopes and 90Sr to bird, bat and ground-dwelling small mammal species within the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. J. Environ. Radioact. 153, 231-236 (OPEN ACCESS). Video abstract http://bit.ly/1JesKPc
Beresford, N.A., Fesenko, S., Konoplev, A.,  Smith, J.T., Skuterud, L., Voigt, G. (2016). Thirty years after the Chernobyl accident – 30 key papers published in the Journal of Environmental Radioactivity. J. Environ. Radioact. 157, 38-40. (OPEN ACCESS)
Beresford, N.A., Fesenko, S., Konoplev, A.,  Skuterud, L., Smith, J.T., Voigt, G. (2016). Thirty years after the Chernobyl accident: What lessons have we learnt? J. Environ. Radioact. 157, 77-89. (OPEN ACCESS)
Gashchak, S., Gulyaichenko, Y., Beresford, N.A., Wood, M.D. (2016). Brown bear (Ursus arctos L.) in the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone. Proceedings of the Theriological School, 14, 71-84. (OPEN ACCESS).
Howard, B.J., Wells, C., Barnett, C.L., Sheppard, S.C. (2016). How knowledge of the gastrointestinal absorption of elements could be used to predict transfer to milk.  Sci. Rep. 6, 37041 1-7. (OPEN ACCESS).
Wood, M., Beresford, N.A. (2016). The wildlife of Chernobyl: 30 years without man. The Biologist 63, 16-19.
2015
Deryabina, T.G., Kuchmel, S.V., Nagorskaya, L.L., Hinton, T.G., Beasley, J.C., Lerebours, A., Smith, J.T. (2015). Long term census data reveal abundant wildlife populations at Chernobyl. Current Biology Magazine 25 (19), R824-R826. (OPEN ACCESS).
Fuller, N., Lerebours, A., Smith, J.T., Ford, A.T. (2015). The biological effects of ionising radiation on Crustaceans: A review. Aquatic. Toxic. 167, 55-67. (OPEN ACCESS).
Siasou, E., Willey, N. (2015). Inter-Taxa differences in iodine uptake by plants: implications for food quality and contamination. Agronomy 5, 537-554. (OPEN ACCESS).
Wood., M.D., Beresford, N.A. (2015). Wolves, boar and other wildlife defy contamination to make a comeback at Chernobyl. The Conversation.


Datasets 

2019
Izquierdo, M., Bailey, E., Crout, N.,  Sanders, H., Young, S., Shaw, G. (2019). Technetium-99 (99Tc) transformations in aerobic soils following experimental addition of the radioactive anion 99TcO4-. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. 
Kashparov, V., Levchuk, S., Zhurba, M., Protsak, V.;,Beresford, N.A.. Chaplow, J.S. (2019). Spatial radionuclide deposition data from the 60 km radial area around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, 1987. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre.

Lerebours, A., Smith, J.T. (2019). Water chemistry of seven lakes in Belarus and Ukraine 2014 to 2016. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. 

Lerebours, A., Smith, J.T. (2019). Impact of environmental radiation on the health and reproductive status of fish from Chernobyl, Ukraine 2014 to 2015. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. 
Lerebours, A., Smith, J.T. (2019). Impact of environmental radiation on the health and reproductive status of fish from Japan, 2017. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. 
2018
Barnett, C.L., Wells, C., Thacker, S., Lawlor, A.J., Corrales Vázquez, J.M., Wood, M.D., Beresford, N.A. (2018). Elemental and radionuclide concentrations for several vegetation species from a site in Extremadura, Spain. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. 
Beresford, N.A., Gaschak, S., Barnett, C.L.,  Maksimenko, A., Guliaichenko, E., Wells, C., Chaplow, J.S. (2018). A ‘Reference Site’ in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone: radionuclide and stable element data, and estimated dose rates. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. 
Beresford, N.A., Barnett, C.L. (2018). Data for lead (Pb) in terrestrial wildlife and resultant taxonomic models. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. 
Fuller, N., Smith, J.T., Ford, A.T. (2018). Effects of low-dose ionising radiation on reproduction and DNA damage in marine and freshwater amphipod crustaceans. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre
Fuller, N., Smith, J.T., Ford, A., Nagorskaya, L.L., Gudkov, D.I. (2018). Impacts of chronic radiation exposure on reproduction, development and genetic diversity of the freshwater crustacean Asellus aquaticus at Chernobyl. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre
Gaschak, S.P., Beresford, N.A., Barnett, C.L., Wells, C., Maksimenko, A., Chaplow, J.S. (2018). Radionuclide data for vertebrates in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. 
Kashparov, V., Levchuk, S., Zhurba, M., Protsak, V., Khomutinin, Yu., Beresford, N.A., Chaplow, J.S. (2017). Spatial datasets of radionuclide contamination in the Ukrainian Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. 
Kendrick, P., Barçante, L., Beresford, N.A., Gashchak, S., Wood, M.D. (2018). Bird Vocalisation Activity (BiVA) database: annotated soundscapes from the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre.
2017
Guillén, J., Izquierdo, M., Young, S., Wells, C., Barnett, C.L., Beresford, N.A., Baeza, A., Salas, A., Muñóz-Serrano, A., Corrales-Vázquez, J.M., Muñoz-Muñoz, J.G., Tovar, E., Chaplow, J.S. (2017). Elemental concentrations in representative species of the ICRP's Reference Animals and Plants and associated soils in terrestrial Mediterranean ecosystems in Spain. NERC Environmental Information Data Centre.