Dr Adrian Bass

  • Lecturer in Biogeochemistry (School of Geographical & Earth Sciences)

telephone: 01413306654
email: Adrian.Bass@glasgow.ac.uk

Research interests

  • Aquatic carbon cycle processes.
  • Aquatic and terrestrial ecosystem biosphere-atmosphere flux dynamics.
  • Lateral and vertical fluxes of carbon from terrestrial to aquatic systems.
  • Small- and large-scale drivers of trace gas fluxes from soils, focusing on methane and carbon dioxide.
  • Integration of local aquatic carbon flux estimates into regional models.
  • Natural abundance stable isotope tracer techniques in aquatic and terrestrial systems.
  • Interaction of terrestrial and aquatic carbon stocks.
  • Land-use alteration impact on fluvial carbon dynamics.
  • Climatic impact on fluvial carbon cycle processes.
  • Spectrometric techniques for stable isotope analysis.
  • Development of high temporal resolution stable isotope instrumentation.
  • Biochar as an agricultural amendment, including yield improvements, plant health and soil resilience to climate variation for sustainable production.
  • Non-CO2 greenhouse gas emission reductions from soil using biochar.
  • Local to ecosystem scale trace gas fluxes, including CO2, CH4 and N2O.

Grants

Bass AM (2016) Postdoctoral and Early Career Researcher Exchanges. Scottish Alliance for Geosciences, Environment and Society (SAGES+)

Bass AM (2016) Carnegie Small Research Grant 'Does lateral export of carbon decrease in a greener savanna?'

Bass AM (2013) James Cook University Internal Grants 'Delineating oceanic water mass boundaries at high spatial resolution using automated carbon, oxygen and hydrogen stable isotope ratios in a transect from New Zealand to Antarctica.'

Bass AM (2012) James Cook University Internal Grants 'Development of an automated system for continuous, un-attended measurement of dissolved inorganic carbon concentration and stable isotopic composition in aquatic systems.'

Bass AM (2011) James Cook University Internal Grants 'Modelling high temporal resolution export dynamics of carbon from a small, sharply inclined tropical rainforest catchment.'


Supervision

PhD supervision (Co-supervised):

Amy Beavan. Composting with Biochar in the tropics: Case studies in sugarcane. 2013-present.

Getachew Agegnehu. Impacts of biochar and compost on soil fertility, crop performance and carbon sequestration in tropical agricultural soils. 2012-2016.

 

Honours supervision:

Stephanie Saunders. Quantifying carbon sequestration and CO2 efflux from Glasgows canal network. 2016.

Cara Kinniburgh. Does land use around the Drumtree catchment have an effect on carbon efflux in the Drumtree Water? 2016.

Francis Meehan. A critical analysis and comparison of proposed flood alleviation schemes for the city of Leeds. 2016.

Marshall James Morrison (honors). Development of an Automated In-Situ Device for Measuring Dissolved Inorganic Carbon and pCO2 in River Water. 2009.

Chantelle Louise Berkin (honors). Lateral flux of dissolved organic carbon in a tropical floodplain of Northern Australia. 2012.


Teaching

Lectured Courses:

  • A world of Resources
  • A world of Risky Environments
  • Physical Oceanography
  • Biological Oceanography
  • Mallorca - residential field class

Additional information

Meeting Organisation:

Co-organised '11th Australasian Environmental Isotope Conference' July 2011, Cairns.

Co-organised '4th Australasian Hydrogeology Research Conference' July 2011, Cairns.

 

Session Chair:

11th Australasian Environmental Isotope Conference, (2011), session: 'Isotopes in terrestrial, aquatic and marine ecology'.

 

Invited Talks:

Queensland Peanut Farmers Association, 2014. 'Biochar as a carbon off-set mechanism and productivity enhancement in the Queensland Peanut Industry'.

Herbert Cane Productivity Services, 2014. 'Biochar as a carbon off-set mechanism and productivity enhancement in the Queensland Sugar Cane Industry'.

Thermofisher, Brenna, 2016. 'High resolution stable isotope analysis in aquatic environments'

 

Conference Participation: 

Bass AM, Bird MI, (2015) Biochar and compost amendments for soil carbon sequestration and greenhouse gas mitigation. National Soil Carbon Program (NSCP), Canberra.

Bass AM, Bird MI, Jenberu G, Beavan A, Nelson P (2014) Biochar as a soil amendment in tropical Australia: Crop yield and growth, greenhouse gas fluxes and soil chemistry. National Soil Science Conference, Melbourne.

Munksgaard NC, Zwart C, Bass AM, Wurster C, Haig J, Nott J (2013) Stable isotopes in precipitation and paleoclimatic archives in tropical areas to improve regional hydrological and climatic impact models. International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna.

Munksgaard NC, Bass AM, Wurster C, Bird I (2013). Analysis of δ18O and δD in environmental waters at high temporal and spatial resolution by Diffusion Sampling – Cavity Ring-down Spectrometry (DS-CRDS). European Geosciences Union meeting, Vienna.

Bass, A. M., M. I. Bird, M. Liddell & P. Nelson. (2011). Fluvial dynamics of dissolved and particulate organic carbon during periodic flood events in a steep tropical rainforest catchment.11th Australasian Environmental Isotope Conference, Cairns.

Bass, A. M., S. Waldron, T. Preston, and C. E. Adams. (2007) Temporal and Spatial Variation in δ13CDIC and δ18ODO: A Case Study Using Loch Lomond, Scotland. Isotopes in Ecology conference, Belfast.

Bass, A. M., S. Waldron, T. Preston, and C. E. Adams. (2006) Temporal and Spatial Variation in δ13CDIC and δ18ODO: A Case Study Using Loch Lomond, Scotland. (2006). Scottish Freshwater Group, Stirling.

Bass, A. M., S. Waldron, T. Preston, and C. E. Adams. (2005). Dissolved Organic Carbon in Loch Lomond, Scotland: Spatial and temporal variation in concentration and isotopic composition. Scottish Freshwater Group conference, Stirling.

Bass, A. M., S. Waldron, T. Preston, and C. E. Adams. (2005). Dissolved Organic Carbon in Loch Lomond, Scotland: Spatial and temporal variation in concentration and isotopic composition. American Society of Limnology and Oceanography conference, Santiago de Compostella.

 

Other:

Reviewer in several international journals including: Limnology and Oceanography, Biogeochemistry, Science of the Total Environment, Global Change Biology, Hydrological Processes, Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry.

Discovery grants reviewer, Australian Research Council (ARC).


Publications

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Jump to: 2019 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010
Number of items: 24.

2019

Lenka, S., Trivedi, P., Singh, B., Singh, B. P., Pendall, E., Bass, A. and Lenka, N. K. (2019) Effect of crop residue addition on soil organic carbon priming as influenced by temperature and soil properties. Geoderma, 347, pp. 70-79. (doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.03.039)

2017

Looman, A., Maher, D. T., Pendall, E., Bass, A. and Santos, I. R. (2017) Erratum to: The carbon dioxide evasion cycle of an intermittent first-order stream: contrasting water–air and soil–air exchange. Biogeochemistry, 134(1-2), pp. 237-239. (doi:10.1007/s10533-017-0347-4)

Looman, A., Maher, D. T., Pendall, E., Bass, A. and Santos, I. R. (2017) The carbon dioxide evasion cycle of an intermittent first-order stream: contrasting water–air and soil–air exchange. Biogeochemistry, 132(1), pp. 87-102. (doi:10.1007/s10533-016-0289-2)

2016

Bass, A. M., Bird, M. I., Kay, G. and Muirhead, B. (2016) Soil properties, greenhouse gas emissions and crop yield under compost, biochar and co-composted biochar in two tropical agronomic systems. Science of the Total Environment, 550, pp. 459-470. (doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.01.143) (PMID:26845182)

Tweed, S., Leblanc, M., Bass, A., Harrington, G. A., Munksgaard, N. and Bird, M. I. (2016) Leaky savannas: the significance of lateral carbon fluxes in the seasonal tropics. Hydrological Processes, 30(6), pp. 873-887. (doi:10.1002/hyp.10640)

Tweed, S., Munksgaard, N., Marc, V., Rockett, N., Bass, A., Forsythe, A. J., Bird, M. I. and Leblanc, M. (2016) Continuous monitoring of stream δ18O and δ2H and stormflow hydrograph separation using laser spectrometry in an agricultural catchment. Hydrological Processes, 30(4), pp. 648-660. (doi:10.1002/hyp.10689)

Agegnehu, G., Bass, A. M., Nelson, P. N. and Bird, M. I. (2016) Benefits of biochar, compost and biochar–compost for soil quality, maize yield and greenhouse gas emissions in a tropical agricultural soil. Science of the Total Environment, 543, pp. 295-306. (doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.11.054) (PMID:26590867)

2015

Agegnehu, G., Bass, A. M., Nelson, P. N., Muirhead, B., Wright, G. and Bird, M. I. (2015) Biochar and biochar-compost as soil amendments: effects on peanut yield, soil properties and greenhouse gas emissions in tropical North Queensland, Australia. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 213, pp. 72-85. (doi:10.1016/j.agee.2015.07.027)

Agegnehu, G., Bird, M. I., Nelson, P. N. and Bass, A. M. (2015) The ameliorating effects of biochar and compost on soil quality and plant growth on a Ferralsol. Soil Research, 53(1), pp. 1-12. (doi:10.1071/sr14118)

Munksgaard, N. C., Zwart, C., Kurita, N., Bass, A., Nott, J. and Bird, M. I. (2015) Stable isotope anatomy of tropical cyclone Ita, North-Eastern Australia, April 2014. PLoS ONE, 10(3), e0119728. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0119728) (PMID:25742628) (PMCID:PMC4351091)

2014

Bass, A. M., Munksgaard, N. C., O’Grady, D., Williams, M. J.M., Bostock, H. C., Rintoul, S. R. and Bird, M. I. (2014) Continuous shipboard measurements of oceanic δ18O, δD and δ13CDIC along a transect from New Zealand to Antarctica using cavity ring-down isotope spectrometry. Journal of Marine Systems, 137, pp. 21-27. (doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2014.04.003)

Bass, A.M., O’Grady, D., Leblanc, M., Tweed, S., Nelson, P. N. and Bird, M. I. (2014) Carbon dioxide and methane emissions from a wet-dry tropical floodplain in Northern Australia. Wetlands, 34(3), pp. 619-627. (doi:10.1007/s13157-014-0522-5)

Bass, A. M., Munksgaard, N.C., Leblanc, M., Tweed, S. and Bird, M.I. (2014) Contrasting carbon export dynamics of human impacted and pristine tropical catchments in response to a short-lived discharge event. Hydrological Processes, 28(4), pp. 1835-1843. (doi:10.1002/hyp.9716) (PMID:16773565) (PMCID:PMC1474138)

O'Grady, D., Leblanc, M. and Bass, A. (2014) The use of radar satellite data from multiple incidence angles improves surface water mapping. Remote Sensing of Environment, 140, pp. 652-664. (doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.10.006)

2013

Bass, A. M., O’ Grady, D., Berkin, C., Leblanc, M., Tweed, S., Nelson, P. N. and Bird, M. I., (2013) High diurnal variation in dissolved inorganic C, δ13C values and surface efflux of CO2 in a seasonal tropical floodplain. Environmental Chemistry Letters, 11(4), pp. 399-405. (doi:10.1007/s10311-013-0421-7)

Munksgaard, N. C., Davies, K., Wurster, C. M., Bass, A. M. and Bird, M. I. (2013) Field-based cavity ring-down spectrometry of δ13C in soil-respired CO2. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, 49(2), pp. 232-242. (doi:10.1080/10256016.2013.750606) (PMID:23323571)

2012

Munksgaard, N. C., Wurster, C. M., Bass, A. and Bird, M. I. (2012) Extreme short-term stable isotope variability revealed by continuous rainwater analysis. Hydrological Processes, 26(23), pp. 3630-3634. (doi:10.1002/hyp.9505)

Munksgaard, N. C., Wurster, C. M., Bass, A., Zagorskis, I. and Bird, M. I. (2012) First continuous shipboard δ18O and δD measurements in sea water by diffusion sampling—cavity ring-down spectrometry. Environmental Chemistry Letters, 10(3), pp. 301-307. (doi:10.1007/s10311-012-0371-5)

Bass, A. M., Bird, M. I., Munksgaard, N. C. and Wurster, C. M. (2012) ISO-CADICA: Isotopic - continuous, automated dissolved inorganic carbon analyser. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 26(6), pp. 639-644. (doi:10.1002/rcm.6143) (PMID:22328217)

Bass, A. M., Bird, M. I., Morrison, M. J. and Gordon, J. (2012) CADICA: Continuous Automated Dissolved Inorganic Carbon Analyzer with application to aquatic carbon cycle science. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 10(1), pp. 10-19. (doi:10.4319/lom.2012.10.10)

2011

Bass, A. M., Bird, M. I., Liddell, M. J. and Nelson, P. N. (2011) Fluvial dynamics of dissolved and particulate organic carbon during periodic discharge events in a steep tropical rainforest catchment. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 56(6), pp. 2282-2292. (doi:10.4319/lo.2011.56.6.2282)

Bird, M. I., Wurster, C. M., de Paula Silva, P. H., Bass, A. M. and de Nys, R. (2011) Algal biochar – production and properties. Bioresource Technology, 102(2), pp. 1886-1891. (doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2010.07.106) (PMID:20797850)

2010

Bass, A. M., Waldron, S. , Preston, T. and Adams, C. E. (2010) Net pelagic heterotrophy in mesotrophic and oligotrophic basins of a large, temperate lake. Hydrobiologia, 652(1), pp. 363-375. (doi:10.1007/s10750-010-0369-6)

Bass, A. M., Waldron, S. , Preston, T. and Adams, C. E. (2010) Temporal and spatial heterogeneity in lacustrine δ13CDIC and δ18ODO signatures in a large mid-latitude temperate lake. Journal of Limnology, 69(2), pp. 341-349.

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Number of items: 24.

Articles

Lenka, S., Trivedi, P., Singh, B., Singh, B. P., Pendall, E., Bass, A. and Lenka, N. K. (2019) Effect of crop residue addition on soil organic carbon priming as influenced by temperature and soil properties. Geoderma, 347, pp. 70-79. (doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.03.039)

Looman, A., Maher, D. T., Pendall, E., Bass, A. and Santos, I. R. (2017) Erratum to: The carbon dioxide evasion cycle of an intermittent first-order stream: contrasting water–air and soil–air exchange. Biogeochemistry, 134(1-2), pp. 237-239. (doi:10.1007/s10533-017-0347-4)

Looman, A., Maher, D. T., Pendall, E., Bass, A. and Santos, I. R. (2017) The carbon dioxide evasion cycle of an intermittent first-order stream: contrasting water–air and soil–air exchange. Biogeochemistry, 132(1), pp. 87-102. (doi:10.1007/s10533-016-0289-2)

Bass, A. M., Bird, M. I., Kay, G. and Muirhead, B. (2016) Soil properties, greenhouse gas emissions and crop yield under compost, biochar and co-composted biochar in two tropical agronomic systems. Science of the Total Environment, 550, pp. 459-470. (doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.01.143) (PMID:26845182)

Tweed, S., Leblanc, M., Bass, A., Harrington, G. A., Munksgaard, N. and Bird, M. I. (2016) Leaky savannas: the significance of lateral carbon fluxes in the seasonal tropics. Hydrological Processes, 30(6), pp. 873-887. (doi:10.1002/hyp.10640)

Tweed, S., Munksgaard, N., Marc, V., Rockett, N., Bass, A., Forsythe, A. J., Bird, M. I. and Leblanc, M. (2016) Continuous monitoring of stream δ18O and δ2H and stormflow hydrograph separation using laser spectrometry in an agricultural catchment. Hydrological Processes, 30(4), pp. 648-660. (doi:10.1002/hyp.10689)

Agegnehu, G., Bass, A. M., Nelson, P. N. and Bird, M. I. (2016) Benefits of biochar, compost and biochar–compost for soil quality, maize yield and greenhouse gas emissions in a tropical agricultural soil. Science of the Total Environment, 543, pp. 295-306. (doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.11.054) (PMID:26590867)

Agegnehu, G., Bass, A. M., Nelson, P. N., Muirhead, B., Wright, G. and Bird, M. I. (2015) Biochar and biochar-compost as soil amendments: effects on peanut yield, soil properties and greenhouse gas emissions in tropical North Queensland, Australia. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 213, pp. 72-85. (doi:10.1016/j.agee.2015.07.027)

Agegnehu, G., Bird, M. I., Nelson, P. N. and Bass, A. M. (2015) The ameliorating effects of biochar and compost on soil quality and plant growth on a Ferralsol. Soil Research, 53(1), pp. 1-12. (doi:10.1071/sr14118)

Munksgaard, N. C., Zwart, C., Kurita, N., Bass, A., Nott, J. and Bird, M. I. (2015) Stable isotope anatomy of tropical cyclone Ita, North-Eastern Australia, April 2014. PLoS ONE, 10(3), e0119728. (doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0119728) (PMID:25742628) (PMCID:PMC4351091)

Bass, A. M., Munksgaard, N. C., O’Grady, D., Williams, M. J.M., Bostock, H. C., Rintoul, S. R. and Bird, M. I. (2014) Continuous shipboard measurements of oceanic δ18O, δD and δ13CDIC along a transect from New Zealand to Antarctica using cavity ring-down isotope spectrometry. Journal of Marine Systems, 137, pp. 21-27. (doi:10.1016/j.jmarsys.2014.04.003)

Bass, A.M., O’Grady, D., Leblanc, M., Tweed, S., Nelson, P. N. and Bird, M. I. (2014) Carbon dioxide and methane emissions from a wet-dry tropical floodplain in Northern Australia. Wetlands, 34(3), pp. 619-627. (doi:10.1007/s13157-014-0522-5)

Bass, A. M., Munksgaard, N.C., Leblanc, M., Tweed, S. and Bird, M.I. (2014) Contrasting carbon export dynamics of human impacted and pristine tropical catchments in response to a short-lived discharge event. Hydrological Processes, 28(4), pp. 1835-1843. (doi:10.1002/hyp.9716) (PMID:16773565) (PMCID:PMC1474138)

O'Grady, D., Leblanc, M. and Bass, A. (2014) The use of radar satellite data from multiple incidence angles improves surface water mapping. Remote Sensing of Environment, 140, pp. 652-664. (doi:10.1016/j.rse.2013.10.006)

Bass, A. M., O’ Grady, D., Berkin, C., Leblanc, M., Tweed, S., Nelson, P. N. and Bird, M. I., (2013) High diurnal variation in dissolved inorganic C, δ13C values and surface efflux of CO2 in a seasonal tropical floodplain. Environmental Chemistry Letters, 11(4), pp. 399-405. (doi:10.1007/s10311-013-0421-7)

Munksgaard, N. C., Davies, K., Wurster, C. M., Bass, A. M. and Bird, M. I. (2013) Field-based cavity ring-down spectrometry of δ13C in soil-respired CO2. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, 49(2), pp. 232-242. (doi:10.1080/10256016.2013.750606) (PMID:23323571)

Munksgaard, N. C., Wurster, C. M., Bass, A. and Bird, M. I. (2012) Extreme short-term stable isotope variability revealed by continuous rainwater analysis. Hydrological Processes, 26(23), pp. 3630-3634. (doi:10.1002/hyp.9505)

Munksgaard, N. C., Wurster, C. M., Bass, A., Zagorskis, I. and Bird, M. I. (2012) First continuous shipboard δ18O and δD measurements in sea water by diffusion sampling—cavity ring-down spectrometry. Environmental Chemistry Letters, 10(3), pp. 301-307. (doi:10.1007/s10311-012-0371-5)

Bass, A. M., Bird, M. I., Munksgaard, N. C. and Wurster, C. M. (2012) ISO-CADICA: Isotopic - continuous, automated dissolved inorganic carbon analyser. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 26(6), pp. 639-644. (doi:10.1002/rcm.6143) (PMID:22328217)

Bass, A. M., Bird, M. I., Morrison, M. J. and Gordon, J. (2012) CADICA: Continuous Automated Dissolved Inorganic Carbon Analyzer with application to aquatic carbon cycle science. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 10(1), pp. 10-19. (doi:10.4319/lom.2012.10.10)

Bass, A. M., Bird, M. I., Liddell, M. J. and Nelson, P. N. (2011) Fluvial dynamics of dissolved and particulate organic carbon during periodic discharge events in a steep tropical rainforest catchment. Limnology and Oceanography: Methods, 56(6), pp. 2282-2292. (doi:10.4319/lo.2011.56.6.2282)

Bird, M. I., Wurster, C. M., de Paula Silva, P. H., Bass, A. M. and de Nys, R. (2011) Algal biochar – production and properties. Bioresource Technology, 102(2), pp. 1886-1891. (doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2010.07.106) (PMID:20797850)

Bass, A. M., Waldron, S. , Preston, T. and Adams, C. E. (2010) Net pelagic heterotrophy in mesotrophic and oligotrophic basins of a large, temperate lake. Hydrobiologia, 652(1), pp. 363-375. (doi:10.1007/s10750-010-0369-6)

Bass, A. M., Waldron, S. , Preston, T. and Adams, C. E. (2010) Temporal and spatial heterogeneity in lacustrine δ13CDIC and δ18ODO signatures in a large mid-latitude temperate lake. Journal of Limnology, 69(2), pp. 341-349.

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