AERU AGRICULTURE & ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH UNIT
 

Dr. Andy Green BSc PgCert MSc PhD CEnv MIEMA FHEA
Senior Research Fellow

Email: a.green@herts.ac.uk
Tel.: +44 (0)1707 284588

Andy joined AERU as a Research Fellow in March 2000, and has since worked on a wide range of projects spanning environmental pollution and its mitigation, soil carbon storage and climate change, managing environments for ecological recovery, the international delivery of pesticide properties data, analysis of agri-chemical and veterinary product properties, novel approaches to managing agricultural pollution, and broader sustainability issues.

His main areas of interest include:

  • Sustainable resource use in a changing world.
  • Environmental best practice for rural businesses.
  • Sustainable mitigation of environmental pollution.
  • Climate change mitigation.
  • Soil and water management.

Qualifications

  • BSc in Geography from Leeds University.
  • MSc in Environmental Water Management from Cranfield University.
  • PhD in Non-point Source Water Pollution from the University of Hertfordshire.
  • PGCert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

Andy is also a Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv), a Full Member of the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (MIEMA), a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA) and a member of the UK irrigation Association.

Previous employment

Having previously worked in the financial sector, Andy was employed at Cranfield University, on the prestigious EU funded MEDALUS (MEditerranean Desertification And Land USe) project; and has worked collaboratively with the Environment Agency and Thames Water.

Selected projects

  • Establishing a field-based evidence base for the impact of agri-environment options on soil carbon and climate change mitigation.
  • Catchment approach to reducing metaldehyde pollution using Payments for Ecosystem Services.
  • Review of published exposure to pesticides data for residents and bystanders.
  • Guidance & tool to support farmers in taking aware decisions on Ecological Focus Areas (awareEFA)
  • Review of livestock feed additives that have direct beneficial affects on the environment
  • Planning Your Entry Level Stewardship Application.

Recent publications

  • Tzilivakis, J., Warner, D., Green, A., & Lewis, K.A. (2021). A broad-scale spatial analysis of the environmental benefits of fertiliser closed periods implemented under the Nitrates Directive in Europe. Journal of Environmental Management, 299: 113674. DOI.
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Warner, D.J. & Lewis, K.A. (2020). Identification of approaches and measures in action programmes under Directive 91/676/EEC. Final report. Report prepared for Directorate-General Environment, European Commission, for project ENV.D.1/SER/2018/0017 by the Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU), University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. [Download].
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Warner, D.J. & Lewis, K.A. (2020). Identification of approaches and measures in action programmes under Directive 91/676/EEC. Final report: Annex A: Comparison of implementation and environmental characterisation of NAP measures. Report prepared for Directorate-General Environment, European Commission, for project ENV.D.1/SER/2018/0017 by the Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU), University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. [Download].
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Warner, D.J. & Lewis, K.A. (2020). Identification of approaches and measures in action programmes under Directive 91/676/EEC. Final report: Annex B: Nitrate Action Programme characterisation scoring and aggregation methods. Report prepared for Directorate-General Environment, European Commission, for project ENV.D.1/SER/2018/0017 by the Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU), University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. [Download].
  • Tzilivakis, J., Green, A., Warner, D.J. & Lewis, K.A. (2020). Identification of approaches and measures in action programmes under Directive 91/676/EEC. Final report: Annexes C1-28: Austria to United Kingdom. Report prepared for Directorate-General Environment, European Commission, for project ENV.D.1/SER/2018/0017 by the Agriculture and Environment Research Unit (AERU), University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom. [Download].

Dr. Andy Green's extended publications list.

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