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Dr. Kathy Lewis's extended publications list

  • K.A. Lewis, J. Tzilivakis, A. Green and D.J. Warner. (In Press). The potential of feed additives to improve the environmental impact of European livestock farming: A multi-issue analysis. International Journal of Sustainable Agriculture.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Lewis, K.A. and Warner, D.J. (In Press). Identifying integrated options for agricultural climate change mitigation. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D., Green, A. & Lewis, K. (2013). Adapting to climate change: Assessing the vulnerability of ecosystem services in Europe in the context of rural development. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change, In press.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Lewis, K.A. and Warner, D.J. (2013). Identifying integrated options for agricultural climate change mitigation. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, In press.
  • Lewis, K., Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Warner, D. & Stedman, A. (2013). Review of substances/agents that have direct beneficial effects on the environment: Mode of action and assessment of efficacy. European Food Safety Authority.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Lewis, K., Green, A., Warner, D., Fialkiewicz, W., Olearczyk, D., Bordet, C. & Langevin, B. (2013). Optimal design of climate change policies through the EU's rural development policy: Final Report. European Commission.
  • Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J. and Green, A. (2013). Agricultural carbon calculators - choosing the right one. Presented at 'Producing More for Less', Birmingham, UK, 16-17 January 2013.
  • Warner, D.J., Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Slater, R.I.J. and Lewis, K.A. (2013). Measuring the extent to which greenhouse gas emission savings achieved by Environmental Stewardship are displaced on-farm (NECR121).  Natural England Commissioned Report. http://publications.naturalengland.org.uk/publication/6406847275728896
  • Green, A., Warner, D.J., Tzilivakis, J., and Lewis, K.A. (2012). A Comparison of Carbon Accounting Tools and an Evaluation of Their Potential for Greenhouse Gas Mitigation. EmiLi: International Symposium on Emission of Gas and Dust from Livestock, June 10-13, 2012, Saint-Malo, France.
  • Lewis, K.A., Green, A., Warner, D.J. and Tzilivakis, J. (2012). Carbon accounting tools: are they fit for purpose in the context of arable cropping. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 11(2): 159-175.
  • Warner, D.J., Green, A., Tzilivakis, J., and Lewis, K.A. (2012). Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduced by Agri-Environment Schemes on Improved Grassland Grazed by Intensive Beef Cattle. EmiLi: International Symposium on Emission of Gas and Dust from Livestock, June 10-13, 2012, Saint-Malo, France.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Warner, D.J., McGeever,K. and Lewis, K.A. (2012). A framework for practical and effective eco-labelling of food products. Sustainability Accounting, Management and Policy Journal, 3(1): 50-73.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Lewis, K.A., Green, A. and Warner, D.J. (2011). A Novel Technique for Identifying Environmental Outcomes from Agricultural Practices. Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal, 29(1): 2-10. DOI.
  • Lewis, K. and Green, A. (2011). The Pesticide Properties DataBase. Chemistry International, 33(3): 30-31.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Lewis, K.A., Green, A., Warner, D.J., MacMillan, T and McGeevor, K. (2011). Effective approaches to environmental labelling of food products. Final Report for Defra Project FO0419. January 2011.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Lewis, K.A., Green, A. and Warner, D.J. (2010). The Climate Change Mitigation Potential of an EU Farm: Towards a Farm-Based Integrated Assessment: Final Report for EC Project ENV.B.1/ETU/2009/0052. European Commission, Brussels.
  • Lewis, K.A., Green, A., Tzilivakis, J. and Warner, D.J. (2010). The contribution of UK farm assurance schemes towards desirable environmental policy outcomes. International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability, 8(4): 237–249.
  • Warner, D. J., Davies, M., Hipps, N., Osborne, N., Tzilivakis, J. and Lewis, K. A. (2010). Greenhouse gas emissions and energy use in UK-grown short-day strawberry (Fragaria xananassa Duch) crops. Journal of Agricultural Science, 148(6): 667-681.
  • Warner, D.J., Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J. and Green, A. (2010). Integrated Management Options for Agricultural Climate Change Mitigation (IMPACCT). Proceedings of ‘The Dundee Conference Crop Protection in Northern Britain 2010’, University of Dundee, 23 – 24 February 2010.
  • Coles, A.J., Lewis, K.A. and Sims, R. (2009). Observing novel soil conditioners for carbon emissions mitigation. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management, 1(3), 255-273.
  • Dubus, I., Azimonti, G., Bach, M., Barriuso, E., Bidoglio, G., Bouraoui, F., Centofanti, T., Coquet, Y., Feisel, B., Fialkiewicz, W., Fowler, H., Galimberti, F., Grizzetti, B., Hjberg, A., Hollis, J., Jarvis, N., Kajewski, I., Kjr, J., Krasnicki, S., Lewis, K., Lobnik, F., Lolos, P., Moeys, J., Nolan, T., Rasmussen, P., Ral, B., Reichenberger, S., Šinkovec, M., Stenemo, F., Suhadolic, M., Surdyk, N., Tzilivakis, J., Vaudour, T., Avoulidou-Theodorou, E., Windhorst, E. and Wurm, D. (2009). The FOOTPRINT Software Tools: Pesticide Risk Assessment and Management in the EU at different spatial scales. Presented at CEMEPE & SECOTOX June 2009, Mykonos, Greece.
  • Lewis, K.A. (2009). FOOTPRINT Pesticide Properties Database: why and how it was developed and its future role in environmental risk assessments. Invited paper presented at 238th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington DC, August 16-20th 2009.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A. and Lewis, K.A. (2009). The FOOT-FS software system: An overview. Presented at the FOOTPRINT Final Conference, Giessen, Germany, 18-19 March 2009.
  • Green, A., Lewis, K.A. and Tzilivakis, J. (2009). Pesticide Properties Database: An overview. Presented at the FOOTPRINT Final Conference, Giessen, Germany, 18-19 March 2009.
  • Lewis, K.A., Green, A. and Tzilivakis, J. (2009). Pesticide Properties Database: Usage and Uptake. Presented at the FOOTPRINT Final Conference, Giessen, Germany, 18-19 March 2009.
  • Lewis, K.A., Green, A. and Tzilivakis, J. (2009). The Pesticide Properties DataBase: Beyond FOOTPRINT. Presented at the FOOTPRINT Final Conference, Giessen, Germany, 18-19 March 2009.
  • Lewis K.A., Tzilivakis J, Green, A., Warner, D.J. and Coles A.J. (2008) Farm Assurance Schemes – Can they improve farming standards? British Food Journal In press.
  • Coles, A.J.C., Sims, R.E.H. and Lewis, K.A. (2008). Woody Biomass Energy Crops: possibilities for physical and biological carbon sequestration. Poster presented at Agriculture and the Environment VII, Land Management in a Changing Environment, 26-27 March 2008, Edinburgh.
  • Tzilivakis, J. and Lewis, K.A. (2007). The Agricultural Document Library (ADLib) and its applications. Proceedings of the European Federation for IT in Agriculture (EFITA) conference 2-5 July 2007, Glasgow.
  • Lewis, K., Green A. and Tzilivakis J. (2007). A Pesticide database holding fate and ecological values. Report DL24 of the FP6 EU-funded FOOTPRINT project, 28p.
  • Tzilivakis, J. and Lewis, K.A. (2007). The Beta version of FOOT-FS. Report DL26 of the FP6 EU-funded FOOTPRINT project, 28p.
  • Green, A., Winspear, R. and Lewis, K. (2007). Integrating Strategies for Wildlife Management into Agri-environment Payment Schemes: A Decision Support Approach. EFITA/WCCA Conference Glasgow, July 2007. [Abstract].
  • Lewis, K., Green, A. and Tzilivakis, J. (2007). Development of an improved pesticide properties database for risk assessment applications. EFITA/WCCA Conference Glasgow, July 2007. [Abstract].
  • Green, A., Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J. Dubus, I.G. and Coles, A. (2007). FOOTPRINT - Creating tools for Pesticide Risk Assessment and Management in Europe. Poster presented at Voluntary Initiative Meeting, SCI York.
  • van der Werf, H.M.G., Tzilivakis, J., Lewis, K.A. and Basset-Mens, C. (2007). Environmental impacts of farm scenarios according to five assessment methods. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 118, 327-338. [Abstract].
  • Dubus, I., Azimonti, G., Bach, M., Barriuso, E., Bidoglio, G., Bouraoui, F., Fialkiewicz, W., Fowler, H., Franois, O., Hjberg, A., Hollis, J., Jarvis, N., Kajewski, I., Kjr, J., Lewis, K., Lobnik, F., Lolos, P., Ral, B., Reichenberger, S., Stenemo, F., Suhadolc, M. and Vavoulidou-Theodorou. E. (2006). Developing functional tools for pesticide risk assessment and management at various scales in Europe: the EU project FOOTPRINT. SCI Conference. Pesticide Behaviour in Soils, Water and Air. Warwick.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Jaggard, K., Lewis, K.A., May, M. and Warner, D.J. (2005). An assessment of the energy inputs and greenhouse gas emissions in sugar beet (Beta vulgaris) production in the UK. Agricultural Systems 85, 101-119. [Abstract].
  • Tzilivakis, J., Jaggard, K., Lewis, K.A., May, M. and Warner, D.J. (2005). Environmental impact and economic assessment for UK sugar beet production systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 107, 341-358. [Abstract].
  • Tzilivakis, J., Lewis K.A. and Williamson, A.R. (2005). A prototype framework for assessing risks to soil functions. EIA Review 25, 181-195. [Abstract].
  • Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J. and Green, A. (2004). Challenges and opportunities for land managers to achieve a more integrated approach to land and water management. BCPC Conference. Glasgow November 2004.
  • Jaggard, K., Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D.J. and Lewis, K.A. (2004) Beet and the environment. British Sugar Beet Review 72(2), 34-37.
  • Lewis, K.A. and Green. A. (2004). Managing on-farm environmental impact using EMA. Proceedings of Crop Protection in Northern Britain. 24-25 February 2004, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK. Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Scotland, UK. [Abstract].
  • Lewis, K.A. and Tzilivakis, J. (2004). New initiatives for maintaining on-farm environmental protection. In Aspects of Applied Biology 72, Advances in Applied Biology: providing new opportunities for consumers and producers in the 21st century. pp 209-216 AAB centenary 2004. Oxford.
  • Tzilivakis, J. and Lewis, K.A. (2004). The development and use of farm level indicators in England. Sustainable Development 12, 107-120.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Turley, D.B., Ogilvy, S.E., Lewis, K.A. and Lawson, K. (2004). Assessing the environmental impact of crop protection strategies for integrated farming systems. Agronomie 24, 67-76.
  • Brown, C.D., Hart, A., Lewis, K.A., Dubus, I.G. (2003). p-EMA (I): simulating the environmental fate of pesticides for a farm-level risk assessment system. Agronomie 23, 67-74.
  • Hart, A., Brown, C.D., Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J. (2003). p-EMA (II): evaluating ecological risks of pesticides for a farm-level risk assessment system. Agronomie 23, 75-84.
  • Lewis, K.A., Brown, C.D., Hart, A., Tzilivakis, J. (2003). p-EMA (III): overview and application of a software system designed to assess the environmental risk of agricultural pesticides. Agronomie 23, 85-96.
  • Warner, D.J., Tzilivakis, J., Hipps, N., Davies, M., Osborne, N., and Lewis, K.A. (2003). Environmental impact assessment of the UK strawberry crop. Proceedings of the International Fertiliser Society and Dahlia Greidinger Symposium. Izmir, Turkey, 7 – 10 December 2003, pages 396 - 398.
  • Calvert, A., Hall, A.M. and Lewis, K.A. (2002). Environmental auditing of the hardy nursery stock sector. Presented at the SCI Conference on Growing Media in Horticulture - Quality Requirements, at the SCI, Belgrave Square, London, February 19th 2002.
  • Green, A., Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J. and Warner, D.J. (2002). Indicators of agricultural sustainability - are they relevant to grassland management? Proceedings of the British Grassland Society Winter Conference - Profitable Grass and Forage: Meeting the needs of the farmer and sosciety. 27-28 November 2002, Stafford, UK. The British Grassland Society, Reading, UK. [Abstract].
  • Reus, J., Leendertse, P., Bockstaller, C., Fomsgaard, I., Gutsche, V., Lewis, K., Nilsson, C., Pussemier, L.,Trevisan, M., Van der Werf, H., Alfarroba, F., Blmel, S., Isart, J., McGrath, D., Seppl, T. (2002). Comparison and evaluation of eight pesticide environmental risk indicators developed in Europe and recommendations for future use. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 90, 177–187. [Abstract].
  • Tzilivakis, J., Jaggard, K., Lewis, K.A., May, M. and Warner, D.J. (2002). Environmental assessment of sugar beet production. Proceedings of the 65th IIRB (International Institute for Beet Research) Congress, Brussels, February 13-14 2002.
  • Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J., Brown, C.D., and Hart, A. (2001). On-farm risk assessment of agricultural pesticides. Proceedings of the Third European Conference of the European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment (vol. 1). June 18-20, 2001, Montpellier, France: 37-41.
  • Tzilivakis, J. and Lewis, K.A. (2001). The development of software to support planning conversion to organic agriculture. Proceedings of the Third European Conference of the European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment (vol. 1). June 18-20, 2001, Montpellier, France: 119-123.
  • Lewis, K.A. and Tzilivakis, J. (2000). The role of the EMA software in integrated crop management and its commercial uptake. Pest Management Science 56, 969-973.
  • Reus J., Leendertse P., Brockstaller C., Fomsgaard I., Gutsche V., Lewis K.A., Nilsson C., Pussemier L., Trevisan M., van der Werf H., Alfarroba F., Blumel S., Isart J., McGrath D., Seppala T. (2000). Comparing environmental risk indicators for pesticides: results of the European CAPER Project. Symposium Pesticide Chemistry, Paper XI.
  • ECOTEC Research and Consultancy, University of Hertfordshire, Central Science Laboratory and the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. (1999). Design of a Tax or Charge Scheme for Pesticides, ISBN 1 851121 60 9, DETR.
  • Hansen O.M., Breembroek, J.A., Lewis K.A. and Janssens S.R.M. (1999). Nutrient Record-Keeping and Reporting for Legislation, Crop Assurance and Traceability. Invited paper to the International Fertiliser Society Conference, Robinson College, Cambridge 8-10 December. Proceedings No. 440 ISBN 0 85310 075 6.
  • Lewis, K.A. (1999). Pesticide environmental performance indicators - pesticide assessment with the EMA II package (Environmental Management For Agriculture) presented at the CAPER conference 18-20 March 1999, Amsterdam, The Netherlands and published in the CAPER Final report by CLM March 1999.
  • Lewis, K.A., Newbold, M.J. and Tzilivakis, J. (1999). Developing an emissions inventory from farm data. Journal of Environmental Management 55, 183-197.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Broom, C., Lewis, K.A., Tucker, P., Drummond, C. and Cook, R. (1999). A strategic environmental assessment method for agricultural policy in the UK. Land Use Policy 16, 223-234.
  • Tzilivakis, J. and Lewis, K.A. (1999). Environmental Management for Agriculture (EMA) and Sustainable Agriculture. In Schiefer, G. et al. (Eds.) Perspectives of Modern Information and Communication Systems in Agriculture, Food Production and Environmental Control (Volume A) Proceedings of the Second European Conference of the European Federation for Information Technology in Agriculture, Food and the Environment. September 27-30, 1999, Bonn, Germany: 175-185.
  • Lewis, K.A. and Bardon, K.S. (1998). A computer based informal environmental management system for agriculture. Journal of Environmental Modelling and Software 13, 123-127.
  • Lewis, K.A., Newbold, M.J. and Thomas, M.R. (1998). Pesticide policies, practices and initiatives - can the UK's know-how be transferred to Chile? International Conference on Pesticide use in Developing Countries: Impact on health and the environment, Costa Rica February 1998.
  • Lewis, K.A. and Tzilivakis, J. (1998). Evaluating a technique used to measure environmental performance within agriculture - Case studies. Eco-management and Auditing 5(3), 126-135.
  • Lewis, K.A. Newbold, M.J. and Broom, C.E. (1997). An eco-rating system for optimising pesticide use at farm level: Part 2 evaluation, examples and piloting. Journal of Agricultural Engineering 68, 281-289.
  • Lewis, K.A., Newbold, M.J., Hall, A.M. and Broom, C.E. (1997). An eco-rating system for optimising pesticide use at farm level: Part 1 theory and development. Journal of Agricultural Engineering 68, 275-280.
  • Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J., Skinner, J.A. and Bardon, K.S. (1997). Environmental best practice advisory system for agriculture. EFITA Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 1997.
  • Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J., Skinner, J.A., Finch, J., Kaho, T., Newbold, M.J. and Bardon, K.S. (1997). Scoring and ranking farmland conservation activities to evaluate environmental performance and encourage sustainable farming. Sustainable Development 5(2), 71-78.
  • Newbold, M.J., Lewis, K.A., Tzilivakis, J., Finch, J., Kaho, T., Skinner, J.A. and Bardon, K.S. (1997). The options for informal environmental management: The agricultural industry highlighted. ,i>Eco-Management and Auditing 4(1), 22-27.
  • Skinner, J.A., Lewis, K.A., Bardon K.S., Tucker, P., Catt, J.A. and Chambers, B.J. (1997). An overview of the environmental impacts of agriculture in the UK. Journal of Environmental Management 50, 111-128.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Broom, C.E. and Lewis, K.A. (1997). In search of sustainable CAP: Assessing the environmental impacts of agricultural policy. European Environment Conference, September 1997, Leeds.
  • Lewis, K.A., Newbold, M.J. and Bardon, K.S. (1996). A decision support system for environmental management of agriculture: An eco-rating system for pesticide use. Poster Session on Food Sustainability. Conference Proceedings Eco-Informa '96, Lake Buena Vista, Florida, November 1996.
  • Johnston, A.R. and Lewis, K.A. (1995). The Effectiveness of Environmental Performance Measures in Ensuring Sustainable Development: The Water and Agricultural Industries Highlighted. Sustainable Development Journal 3(3), 140-148.
  • Tucker, P., Lewis, K.A. and Skinner, J.A. (1995). Environmental Management in Agriculture: An Expert System Approach. Eco-Management and Auditing Journal 3(1), 9-13.

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