Andy Moffat - Publications 1980 to 1999

Moffat, A.J. (1999). Trees, people and profits – into the next millennium: environmental changes. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 93, 211-220.

Kennedy, F.M., Moffat, A.J. and Armstrong, A.T. (1999). The effect of Frankia infection on the growth of Ceanothus thyrsiflorus in the nursery and after outplanting. Arboricultural Journal 23, 113-123.

Bardos, P., French, C.J., Moffat, A.J. and Nortcliff, S. (1999). Renewable energy, decontamination and recycling. Can biomass kill three birds with one stone? Wastes Management August 1999, 38-39.

Bending, N.A.D. and Moffat, A.J. (1999). Tree performance on minespoils in the South Wales coalfield. Journal of Applied Ecology 36, 784-797.

Kennedy, F. and Moffat, A.J. (1999). Tree species selection for restored landfills. Waste Planning 33, 7-8.

Dobson, M.C. and Moffat, A.J. (1999). Examination of tree and root performance on closed landfills in Merseyside. Arboricultural Journal 23, 261-272.

Bardos, P., French, C.J., Moffat, A.J. and Nortcliff, S. (1999). Can biomass kill three birds with one stone? Land Contamination & Reclamation 7, 174-176.

Moffat, A.J. (1999). Soil formation in soil-forming materials for land reclamation – a pedological viewpoint. SEESOIL 14, 54-63.

Bending, N.A.D., McRae, S.G. and Moffat, A.J. (1999). Soil-forming materials: their use in land reclamation. The Stationery Office, London, 237pp.

Moffat, A.J., Bending, N.A.D. and Dobson, M.C. (1998). Barriers against tree roots - an experimental investigation. Arboriculture Research and Information Note 141/98/ERB. AAIS, Farnham.

Moffat, A.J. (1998). Woodland - a natural afteruse. Opencast Mining 1997, 93-94.

Claridge, J.N. and Moffat, A.J. (1998). Trees and landfill: updating your choice. Forestry and British Timber 27 (6), 16-21.

McRae, S.G., Bending, N.A.D. and Moffat, A.J. (1998). The use of spoils and wastes from mines and quarries in land reclamation in the UK. 16th World Congress of Soil Science, Montpellier, France, 20-26 August 1998. Summaries Vol. I, p. 395.

Kennedy, F., Rowell, D. Singh, B. and Moffat, A.J. (1998). The use of soil mineral weathering rates in the calculation of critical loads of sulphur deposition using the Simple Mass Balance equation. 16th World Congress of Soil Science, Montpellier, France, 20-26 August 1998.

Durrant, D.W. and Moffat, A.J. (1998). European programme for the intensive monitoring of forest ecosystems – the Level II network. In Forest Research Annual report and Accounts 1997-98. The Stationery Office, Edinburgh, 33-37.

Anon (1998). Forests and soil conservation guidelines. Forestry Authority, Edinburgh, 24 pp.

Moffat, A.J. and Boswell, R.C. (1997). The effectiveness of cultivation using the winged tine on restored sand and gravel workings. Soil and Tillage Research 40, 111-124.

Nisbet, T., Dutch, J. and Moffat, A. (1997). Whole-tree Harvesting. A Guide to Good Practice. Forestry Practice Guide, Forestry Commission, Edinburgh.

Moffat, A.J. and Hutchings, T.R. (1997). A16 National Report: United Kingdom. In: Forest Foliar Condition in Europe, (K. Stefan, A. Fürst & U. Bartels). EC-UN/ECE-FBVA, Brussels, Geneva, Vienna, pp. 124-125.

Bending, N.A.D. and Moffat, A.J. (1997). Tree establishment on landfill sites. Research and updated guidance. Forestry Commission, Edinburgh, 53 pp.

Moffat, A.J. (1997). Site preparation - getting it right. In: Moffat, A.J. (ed.), Recycling land for forestry. Forestry Commission Technical Paper 22, Edinburgh, 16-20.

Moffat, A.J. (ed.) (1997). Recycling land for Forestry. Proceedings of the Forestry Commission and British Land Reclamation Society Conference. Forestry Commission Technical Paper 22, Edinburgh, 47 pp.

Moffat, A.J. (1997). Soils - guidelines for sustainability. In: Miller, H.G. (ed.), Plantation forestry: a sustainable resource). Proceedings of a Discussion Meeting, University of York, 12 April 1996. Institute of Chartered Foresters, Edinburgh, 51-62.

Wilson, B.R., Moffat, A.J. and Nortcliff, S. (1997). The nature of three ancient woodland soils in southern England. Journal of Biogeography 24, 633-646.

Moffat, A.J. (1997). Soil sustainability. In: Report on Forest Research, Edinburgh, 1997, 8-12.

Moffat, A.J., Bending, N.A.D. and Claridge, J.N. (1997). Landfill: looking good with trees. Waste Planning 25, 7-9.

Moffat, A.J., Hutchings, T. and Boswell, R.C. 1997. 2.31 United Kingdom. In: Forest Soil Condition in Europe, (L. Vanmechelen, R. Groenemans and E. Van Ranst), EC-UN/ECE, Brussels, Geneva, 192-194.

Moffat, A.J. (1996). Biosolids in Forestry. Terra Ecosystems News 3, 3.

Malcolm, D.C. and Moffat, A.J. (1996). Forestry, soils and sustainability. In: Taylor, A.J., Gordon, J. E. and Usher, M.B. (eds), Soils, sustainability and the natural heritage. HMSO, Edinburgh, 194-209.

Moffat, A.J. (1996). William Cobbett: politician and forester. Cobbett’s New Register 9 (3), 52-59.

Willoughby, I. and Moffat, A.J. (1996). Cultivation of lowland sites for new woodland establishment. Forestry Commission Research Information Note 288. Farnham, 8pp.

Dobson, M.C. and Moffat, A.J. (1996). Restoring landfill sites for woodland establishment and use of Research Information Note 263. In: Establishment of woodland on landfill. Seminar Proceedings. Mersey Forest, 10-17.

Armstrong, A.T. and Moffat, A.J. (1996). How compatible are different weed control methods with the application of nitrogenous fertilisers during tree establishment? Arboricultural Journal 20, 411-423.

Moffat, A.J. (1995). Minimum soil depths for the establishment of woodland on disturbed ground. Arboricultural Journal 19, 19-27.

Moffat, A.J. and Buckley, G.P. (1995). Soils and restoration ecology. In: Ferris-Kaan, R. (ed.), The Ecology of Woodland Creation, J. Wiley, Chichester, 75-90.

Dobson, M.C. and Moffat, A.J. (1995). Site capability assessment for woodland creation on landfills. Forestry Commission Research Information Note 263, Farnham.

Moffat, A.J. (1995). William Cobbett: politician and forester. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 89, 230-236.

Moffat, A.J. (1995). Leaching and run-off risks associated with herbicide applications. In: The Use of Herbicides in the Forest (I. Willoughby and J.Dewar). HMSO, London, 27-30.

Hood, R.C. and Moffat, A.J. (1995). Reclamation of opencast coal spoil using alder. NERC News 33, 12-14.

Dobson, M.C. and Moffat, A.J. (1995). A re-evaluation of objections to tree planting on containment landfills. Waste Management and Research 13, 579-600.

Moffat, A.J., Armstrong, A.T. and Collyer, E.L. (1994). Site preparation for tree establishment on lowland clay soils. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 88, 35-41.

Moffat, A.J. and McNeill, J.D. (1994). Reclaiming disturbed land for forestry. Forestry Commission Bulletin 110. HMSO, London, 103pp.

Moffat, A.J. (1994). Nursery sterilization and inoculation regimes for alder production. Forestry 67, 313-327.

Bending, N.A.D., Holder, R., Davies, T.M. and Moffat, A.J. (1994). Opencast coal mining and reclamation at Maesgwyn. Mineral Planning 61, 37-39.

Moffat, A.J. (1994). Using waste materials in the forest - implications of recent legislation. Forestry Commission Research Information Note 256, Farnham.

Dobson, M.C. and Moffat, A.J. (1993). The potential for woodland establishment on landfill sites. HMSO, London, 88pp.

Moffat, A.J. (1993). Planting on disturbed land. Technical Update No. 11, Urban Forests Magazine 12, 19.

Moffat, A.J. (1993). Silvan sludge. Landscape Design 219, 25-27.

Moffat, A.J. and Shaw, P.J.A. (1993). Establishment of trees on mixtures of pulverized fuel ash and gypsum. I. Tree performance. Land Degradation and Rehabilitation 4, 87-97.

Shaw, P.J.A. and Moffat, A.J. (1993). Establishment of trees on mixtures of pulverized fuel ash and gypsum. II. Nutrition and trace elements. Land Degradation and Rehabilitation 4, 123-129.

Dobson, M.C. and Moffat, A.J. (1993). Should trees be planted on capped landfills? Waste Planning 7, 30-32.

Dobson, M.C. and Moffat, A.J. (1993). Landfill and trees: are the two compatible? Environmental Managers Journal 2 (2), 31-34.

Wolstenholme, R., Dutch, J., Moffat, A.J., Bayes, C.D. and Taylor, C.M.A. (1992). A manual of good practice for the use of sewage sludge in forestry. Forestry Commission Bulletin 107. HMSO, London.

Moffat, A.J. (1992). Trees please. Sand and Gravel Association Bulletin 24, 13.

Moffat, A.J. and Bending, N.A.D. (1992). Physical site evaluation for community woodland establishment. Forestry Commission Research Information Note 216, Farnham.

Moffat, A.J. and Shaw, P.J.A. (1992). Establishment of trees on power station wastes. Waste Planning 5, 33-35.

Moffat, A.J. and Dutch, J.C. (1992). Environmental effects of using wood from the forest. In: Richards, G.E. (ed.) Wood energy and the environment, Harwell Laboratories, Oxford, 125-137.

Moffat, A.J. and McNeill, J.D. (1992). Alders - valuable components of woodland on reclaimed land. Mineral Planning 53, 23-24.

Dutch, J. and Moffat, A. (1992). Sewage use in forests is good for trees and the environment. Forestry and British Timber 21 (11), 15-17.

Moffat, A.J. and Houston, T.J. (1991). Tree establishment and growth at Pitsea landfill site, Essex, UK. Waste Management and Research 9, 35-46.

Bayes, C.D., Taylor, C.M.A. and Moffat, A.J. (1991). Sewage sludge utilisation in forestry: the UK research programme. In: Hall, J.E. (ed.) Alternative uses for sewage sludge. Proceedings of an International Conference, York. Pergammon Press, Oxford, 115-138.

Taylor, C.M.A. and Moffat, A.J. (1991). The potential for utilising sewage sludge in forestry in Great Britain. In: Hall, J.E. (ed.) Alternative uses for sewage sludge. Proceedings of an International Conference, York. Pergammon Press, Oxford, 103-113.

Moffat, A.J. and Roberts, C.J. (1991). Grass mixtures for afforested opencast coal spoil in South Wales. Land Degradation and Rehabilitation 2, 127-134.

Moffat, A.J. (1991). The importance of pedology in modern forestry science. Forestry 64, 217-238.

Moffat, A.J. (1991). Forestry and soil protection in the UK. Soil Use and Management 7, 145-151.

Wheeler, C.T., Hollingsworth, M., Hooker, J.E., McNeill, J.D., Mason, W.L., Moffat, A.J. and Sheppard, L.J. (1991). The effect of inoculation with either cultured Frankia or crushed nodules on nodulation and growth of Alnus rubra and Alnus glutinosa seedlings in forest nurseries. Forest Ecology and Management 43, 153-166.

Moffat, A.J., Matthews, R.W. and Hall, J. E. (1991). The effects of sewage sludge on growth, foliar and soil chemistry in pole stage Corsican pine at Ringwood Forest, Dorset, UK. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 21, 902-909.

Moffat, A.J. and Williamson, D.R. (1991). Review of fertiliser and herbicide use in UK tree crop systems. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 57, 1-18.

Moffat, A.J., Bending, N.A.D. and Roberts, C.J. (1991). The use of sewage sludge as a fertiliser in the afforestation of opencast coal spoils in South Wales. In: Davies, M.C.R. (ed.) Land reclamation. An end to dereliction?, Elsevier, London, 347-356.

Bending, N.A.D., Moffat, A.J. and Roberts, C.J. (1991). Site factors affecting tree response on restored opencast ground in the South Wales Coalfield. In: Davies, M.C.R. (ed.) Land reclamation. An end to dereliction?, Elsevier, London, 347-356.

Moffat, A.J., Johnston, M. and Wright, J.S. (1990). An improved probe for sampling soil atmospheres. Plant and Soil 121, 145-147.

Moffat, A.J. and Boswell, R.C. (1990). The effect of tree species and species mixtures on soil properties at Gisburn Forest, Yorkshire. Soil Use and Management 6, 46-51.

Wilson, B.R., Moffat, A.J. and Nortcliff, S. (1990). The nature and pattern of Ancient Woodland soils in southern England. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 84, 173-180.

Moffat, A.J. (1990). Reclamation to forestry. In: Land reclamation. Challenges and opportunities. Proceedings of the Environmental Study Group Seminar held at Cartwright Court, University College Cardiff, 30-31 March l990. Prince of Wales Committee, Cardiff.

McNeill, J.D., Hollingsworth, M.K., Mason, W.L., Moffat, A.J., Sheppard, L.J. and Wheeler, C.T. (1990). The inoculation of alder seedlings to improve seedling growth and field performance. Forestry Commission Arboriculture Research Note 188, Farnham.

Moffat, A J. and Jarvis, M.G. (eds). (1990). Farm forestry - implications for land and landscape. SEESOIL 6, 84pp.

Williamson, D.R. and Moffat, A.J. (1990). Tree crop production systems: a change in land use with the potential to reduce inputs. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 53, 113-115.

Moffat, A.J. and Bird, D. (1989). The potential for using sewage sludge in forestry in England and Wales. Forestry 62, 1-17.

McNeill, J.D., Hollingsworth, M.K., Mason, W.L., Moffat, A.J., Sheppard, L.J., and Wheeler, C.T. (1989). The inoculation of Alnus rubra seedlings to improve seedling growth and forest performance. Forestry Commission Research Information Note 144, Farnham.

Moffat, A.J. and Roberts, C.J. (1989). The use of large scale ridge and furrow landforms in forestry reclamation of mineral workings. Forestry 62, 233-248.

Moffat, A.J. and Roberts, C.J. (1989). Experimental tree planting on China clay spoils in Cornwall. Quarterly Journal of Forestry 83, 149-156.

Moffat, A.J., Roberts, C.J. and McNeill, J.D. (1989). The use of nitrogen-fixing plants in forest reclamation. Forestry Commission Research Information Note 158, Farnham.

Moffat, A.J. (1989). The new site. In: Hibberd, B.G. (ed.) Urban Forestry Practice, Forestry Commission Handbook 5, HMSO, London.

Innes, J.L., Moffat, A.J. and Lonsdale, D. (1989). Weather conditions during the summer of 1989 and their effect on trees. Forestry Commission Research Information Note 162, Farnham.

Moffat, A.J. 1989. Forestry and soil erosion in Britain - a reply. Soil Use and Management 5, 199-200.

Moffat, A.J. (1989). Land Reclamation and Forestry. M and Q Environment 2(1), 18-19.

Moffat, A.J. and Jarvis, M.G. (1989). The significance of gley features in soils derived from grey parent materials. Journal of Soil Science 39, 177-189.

Moffat, A.J. (1989). Forestry and soil erosion in Britain - a review. Soil Use and Management 4, 41-44.

Moffat, A.J. and Roberts, C.J. (1988). The use of large scale ridge and furrow landforms in forest reclamation. Forestry Commission Research Information Note 137, Farnham.

Moffat, A.J. (1988). Sewage sludge as a fertiliser in amenity and reclamation plantings. Forestry Commission Arboricultural Research Note. 76/88/SSS.

Moffat, A J. (1988). Reclamation remedies. Horticulture Week, 204 (10), 19-21.

Moffat, A.J. and Houston, T.J. (1988). Soil physical factors affecting tree establishment and growth at Pitsea landfill site, Essex. SEESOIL 4, 66-83.

Moffat, A.J. (1988). The distribution of ‘Celtic Fields’ on the East Hampshire chalklands. Proceedings of the Hampshire Field Club and Archaeological Society 44, 11-24.

Bateman, R.M. and Moffat, A.J. (1987). Petrography of the Woolwich and Reading formation (Late Palaeocene) of the Chiltern Hills, Southern England. Tertiary Research 8(3), 75-103.

Moffat, A.J. (1987). The geological input to the reclamation process in forestry. In: Culshaw, M.G., Bell, F.G., Cripps, J.C., and O'Hara, M. (eds) Planning and Engineering Geology. Geological Society Engineering Geology Special Publication 4, 541-548.

Moffat, A.J. (1987). The use of sewage sludge in forestry; an assessment of the potential in England and Wales. Water Research Centre Report PRU 1606-M, Medmenham.

Moffat, A.J., Catt, J.A., Webster, R. and Brown, E.H. (1986). A re-examination of the evidence for a Pleistocene marine transgression on the Chiltern Hills. I. Structures and Surfaces. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 11, 95-106.

Moffat, A.J. and Catt, J.A. (1986). A re-examination of the evidence for a Pleistocene marine transgression on the Chiltern Hills. II. Drainage patterns. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 11, 169-180.

Moffat, A.J. and Catt, J.A. (1986). A re-examination of the evidence for a Pleistocene marine transgression on the Chiltern Hills. III. Deposits. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 11, 233-247.

Moffat, A.J. (1986). Quartz signatures in Plio-Pleistocene gravels in the northern part of the London Basin. In: Bridgland, D.R. (ed.) Clast Lithological Analysis. Quaternary Research Association Technical Guide 3, 117-128.


Moffat, A.J. (1985). William Cobbett: politician and soil scientist. Geographical Journal 151, 351-355.

Moffat, A.J. and Jarvis, M.G. (1985). Soils of the Tillingbourne Valley, Wotton, Surrey. Proceedings and Transactions of the Croydon Natural History and Scientific Society 17(8), 177-181.

Burnham, C.P. and Moffat, A.J. (eds) (1985). Soil acidification in south east England. SEESOIL 2, 67pp.

Moffat, A.J. and Cope, D.W. (1984). The Hampshire Chalklands. In: Jarvis, M.G. and Findlay, D.C. (eds.) Soils of the Southampton District. British Society of Soil Science, 82-116.

Jarvis, M.G., Allen, R.H., Fordham, S.J., Hazelden, J., Moffat, A.J. and Sturdy, R.G. (1984). Soils and their use in South East England. Bulletin of the Soil Survey of Great Britain 15, Harpenden.

Moffat, A.J. and Catt, J.A. (1983). A new excavation in Plio-Pleistocene deposits at Little Heath. Transactions of the Hertfordshire Natural History Society 28(6), 5-10.

Moffat, A.J. and Bateman, R.M. (1983). The mineralogy of Palaeogene sediments in southeast England. Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association 94, 271-274.

Jarvis, M.G., Allen, R.H., Fordham, S.J., Hazelden, J., Moffat, A.J. and Sturdy, R.G. (1983). Soils of England and Wales. Sheet 6. Soils of South East England. Southampton, Ordnance Survey.

Moffat, A.J. and Catt, J.A. (1982). The nature of the Pebbly Clay Drift at Epping Green. Transactions of the Hertfordshire Natural History Society 28(5), 16-24.

Catt, J.A. and Moffat, A.J. (1980). Chalkland soils. Report of Rothamsted Experimental Station for 1979, Part 1, 237.

Catt, J.A. and Moffat, A.J. (1980). An occurrence of Hertfordshire Puddingstone in Reading Beds at St. Albans. Transactions of the Hertfordshire Natural History Society 28(3), 12-16.