Dr Alice Melland


Dr Alice Melland
NameDr Alice Melland
Email Addressalice.melland@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleSenior Research Fellow
QualificationsBAgSc Melb, PhD Melb
DepartmentCentre for Agricultural Engineering (Operations)
Centre for Agricultural Engineering (Research)
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-2323-251X
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BAgSc
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1997
PhD
Melb
2004

Availability of Nitrogen in Soil for Irrigated Cotton Following Application of Urea and 3,4-Dimethylpyrazole Phosphate-Coated Urea in Concentrated Bands

Pittaway, Pamela A., Antille, Diogenes L., Melland, Alice R. and Marchuk, Serhiy. 2023. "Availability of Nitrogen in Soil for Irrigated Cotton Following Application of Urea and 3,4-Dimethylpyrazole Phosphate-Coated Urea in Concentrated Bands." Plants. 12 (5), pp. 1-14. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants12051170

Simple ETo-Based Rules for Irrigation Scheduling by Smallholder Vegetable Farmers in Laos and Cambodia

McPhee, John, Eberhard, Jochen, Melland, Alice, Uddin, Jasim, Dunn, Lucinda, Hin, Sarith, Lim, Vanndy, Touch, Veasna, Sisouvanh, Phimmasone, Somphou, Inthong, Vilayphone, Tounglien, Mounsena, Phaythoune and Ives, Stephen. 2022. "Simple ETo-Based Rules for Irrigation Scheduling by Smallholder Vegetable Farmers in Laos and Cambodia." Water: an open access journal. 14 (13). https://doi.org/10.3390/w14132010

Impacts of sugarcane (Saccharum sp.) soil and fertiliser management practices on nutrients and sediment in plot-scale runoff from simulated rainfall

Melland, A.R., Bosomworth, B., Cook, F.J., Silburn, D.M. and Eyles, M.. 2022. "Impacts of sugarcane (Saccharum sp.) soil and fertiliser management practices on nutrients and sediment in plot-scale runoff from simulated rainfall." Soil and Tillage Research. 216. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2021.105259

Rehabilitating open-cut coal mine spoil for a pasture system in south east Queensland, Australia: abiotic soil properties compared with unmined land through time

Bennett, J. McL., Melland, A. R., Eberhard, J., Paton, C., Clewett, J. F., Newsome, T. and Baillie, C.. 2021. "Rehabilitating open-cut coal mine spoil for a pasture system in south east Queensland, Australia: abiotic soil properties compared with unmined land through time." Geoderma Regional. 25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geodrs.2021.e00364

Sustainability of beef production from brigalow lands after cultivation and mining. 3. Pasture rundown, climate and grazing pressure effects

Clewett, Jeffrey F., Newsome, Tom, Paton, Colin J., Melland, Alice R., Eberhard, Jochen E., Bennett, John McL and Baillie, Craig P.. 2021. "Sustainability of beef production from brigalow lands after cultivation and mining. 3. Pasture rundown, climate and grazing pressure effects." Animal Production Science. 61 (12), pp. 1280-1302. https://doi.org/10.1071/AN20134

Sustainability of beef production from brigalow lands after cultivation and mining. 2. Acland Grazing Trial pasture and cattle performance

Melland, Alice R., Newsome, Tom, Paton, Colin J., Clewett, Jeffrey F., Bennett, John McL, Eberhard, Jochen and Baillie, Craig P.. 2021. "Sustainability of beef production from brigalow lands after cultivation and mining. 2. Acland Grazing Trial pasture and cattle performance." Animal Production Science. 61 (12), pp. 1262-1279. https://doi.org/10.1071/AN20137

Sustainability of beef production from brigalow lands after cultivation and mining. 1. Sown pasture growth and carrying capacity

Paton, Colin J., Clewett, Jeffrey F., Melland, Alice R., Newsome, Tom, Eberhard, Jochen, Bennett, John McL and Baillie, Craig P.. 2021. "Sustainability of beef production from brigalow lands after cultivation and mining. 1. Sown pasture growth and carrying capacity." Animal Production Science. 61 (12), pp. 1246-1261. https://doi.org/10.1071/AN20135

Solutes in runoff under simulated rainfall on fertilised sugarcane (Saccharum sp.) beds: measurements and results

Cook, F. J., Bosomworth, B., Melland, A. R., Silburn, D. M. and Eyles, M.. 2021. "Solutes in runoff under simulated rainfall on fertilised sugarcane (Saccharum sp.) beds: measurements and results." Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 313. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2021.107343

Effects of agricultural land management changes on surface water quality: a review of meso-scale catchment research

Melland, A. R., Fenton, O. and Jordan, P.. 2018. "Effects of agricultural land management changes on surface water quality: a review of meso-scale catchment research." Environmental Science and Policy. 84, pp. 19-25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2018.02.011

Dissolved organic carbon in leachate after application of granular and liquid N–P–K fertilizers to a sugarcane soil

Pittaway, P. A., Melland, A. R., Antille, D. L. and Marchuk, S.. 2018. "Dissolved organic carbon in leachate after application of granular and liquid N–P–K fertilizers to a sugarcane soil." Journal of Environmental Quality. 47 (3), pp. 522-529. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2017.11.0433

The application of high temporal resolution data in river catchment modelling and management strategies

Crockford, L., O'Riordain, S., Taylor, D., Melland, A. R., Shortle, G. and Jordan, P.. 2017. "The application of high temporal resolution data in river catchment modelling and management strategies." Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 189 (9). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-017-6174-1

Strategic tillage in conservation agricultural systems of north-eastern Australia: why, where, when and how?

Dang, Yash Pal, Balzer, Anna, Crawford, Mark, Rincon-Florez, Vivian, Liu, Hongwei, Melland, Alice Rowena, Antille, Diogenes, Kodur, Shreevatsa, Bell, Michael John, Whish, Jeremy Patrick Milroy, Lai, Yunru, Seymour, Nikki, Costa Carvalhais, Lilia and Schenk, Peer. 2018. "Strategic tillage in conservation agricultural systems of north-eastern Australia: why, where, when and how?" Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 25 (2), pp. 1000-1015. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-017-8937-1

Influence of stormflow and baseflow phosphorus pressures on stream ecology in agricultural catchments

Shore, Mairead, Murphy, Sinead, Mellander, Per-Erik, Shortle, Ger, Melland, Alice R., Crockford, Lucy, O'Flaherty, Vincent, Williams, Lauren, Morgan, Ger and Jordan, Phil. 2017. "Influence of stormflow and baseflow phosphorus pressures on stream ecology in agricultural catchments." Science of the Total Environment. 590-591, pp. 469-483. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.02.100

Effects of strategic tillage on short-term erosion, nutrient loss in runoff and greenhouse gas emissions

Melland, A. R., Antille, D. L. and Dang, Y. P.. 2017. "Effects of strategic tillage on short-term erosion, nutrient loss in runoff and greenhouse gas emissions." Soil Research. 55 (3), pp. 201-214. https://doi.org/10.1071/SR16136

Spot spraying reduces herbicide concentrations in runoff

Melland, Alice R., Silburn, D. Mark, McHugh, Allen D., Fillols, Emilie, Rojas-Ponce, Samuel, Baillie, Craig and Lewis, Stephen. 2016. "Spot spraying reduces herbicide concentrations in runoff." Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 64 (20), pp. 4009-4020. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.5b03688

Fate of granular versus liquid fertilisers applied to soil leaching columns

Pittaway, P., Melland, A., Celotto, G., Dowie, J., Shannon, G. and Di Bella, L. 2016. "Fate of granular versus liquid fertilisers applied to soil leaching columns." International Sugar Journal: a technical and commercial periodical devoted entirely to the sugar and sweetener industry. 118 (1408), pp. 2-6.

Storm even suspended sediment-discharge hysteresis and controls in agricultural watersheds: implications for watershed scale sediment management

Sherriff, Sophie C., Rowan, John S., Fenton, Owen, Jordan, Philip, Melland, Alice R., Mellander, Per-Erik and O'hUallachain, Daire. 2016. "Storm even suspended sediment-discharge hysteresis and controls in agricultural watersheds: implications for watershed scale sediment management." Environmental Science and Technology. 50 (4), pp. 1769-1778. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.5b04573

Incidental nutrient transfers: assessing critical times in agricultural catchments using high-resolution data

Shore, Mairead, Jordan, Phil, Melland, Alice R., Mellander, Per-Erik, McDonald, Noeleen and Shortle, Ger. 2016. "Incidental nutrient transfers: assessing critical times in agricultural catchments using high-resolution data." Science of the Total Environment. 553, pp. 404-415. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.02.085

Characterisation of agricultural drainage ditch sediments along the phosphorus transfer continuum in two contrasting headwater catchments

Shore, Mairead, Jordan, Phil, Mellander, Per-Erik, Kelly-Quinn, Mary, Daly, Karen, Sims, James Tom, Wall, David P. and Melland, Alice Rowena. 2016. "Characterisation of agricultural drainage ditch sediments along the phosphorus transfer continuum in two contrasting headwater catchments." Journal of Soils and Sediments: protection, risk assessment and remediation. 16 (5), pp. 1643-1654. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11368-015-1330-0

Variable response to phosphorus mitigation measures across the nutrient transfer continuum in a dairy grassland catchment

Murphy, P. N. C., Mellander, P.-E., Melland, A. R., Buckley, C., Shore, M., Shortle, G., Wall, D. P., Treacy, M., Shine, O., Mechan, S. and Jordan, P.. 2015. "Variable response to phosphorus mitigation measures across the nutrient transfer continuum in a dairy grassland catchment." Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 207, pp. 192-202. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2015.04.008

Investigating suspended sediment dynamics in contrasting agricultural catchments using ex situ turbidity-based suspended sediment monitoring

Sherriff, S. C., Rowan, J. S., Melland, A. R., Jordan, P., Fenton, O. and O hUallachain, D. O.. 2015. "Investigating suspended sediment dynamics in contrasting agricultural catchments using ex situ turbidity-based suspended sediment monitoring." Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 19 (8), pp. 3349-3363. https://doi.org/10.5194/hess-19-3349-2015

Dairying and water-quality issues in Australia and New Zealand

Scarsbrook, M. R. and Melland, A. R.. 2015. "Dairying and water-quality issues in Australia and New Zealand." Animal Production Science. 55 (7), pp. 856-868. https://doi.org/10.1071/AN14878

Fate of granular versus liquid fertilisers applied to soil leaching columns

Pittaway, P., Melland, A., Cellotto, G., Dowie, J., Shannon, G. and Di Bella, L.. 2015. "Fate of granular versus liquid fertilisers applied to soil leaching columns." Bruce, R. C. (ed.) 37th Annual Conference of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technologists (ASSCT 2015). Bundaberg, Australia 28 - 30 Apr 2015 Mackay, Australia.

Flow paths and phosphorus transfer pathways in two agricultural streams with contrasting flow controls

Mellander, Per-Erik, Jordan, Phil, Shore, Mairead, Melland, Alice R. and Shortle, Ger. 2015. "Flow paths and phosphorus transfer pathways in two agricultural streams with contrasting flow controls." Hydrological Processes. 29 (16), pp. 3504-3518. https://doi.org/10.1002/hyp.10415

An agricultural drainage channel classification system for phosphorus management

Shore, M., Jordan, P., Mellander, P.-E, Kelly-Quinn, M. and Melland, A. R.. 2015. "An agricultural drainage channel classification system for phosphorus management." Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 199, pp. 207-215. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2014.09.003

The potential for a rehabilitated coal mine soil to support livestock grazing in south-east Queensland

Melland, Alice R., Eberhard, Jochen, Paton, Col, Baillie, Craig and Bennett, John McL.. 2014. "The potential for a rehabilitated coal mine soil to support livestock grazing in south-east Queensland." Patti, Antonio, Tang, Caixan and Wong, Vanessa (ed.) 2014 National Soil Science Conference. Melbourne, Australia 23 - 27 Nov 2014 Melbourne, Australia.

A comparison of rehabilitated coal mine soil and unmined soil supporting grazed pastures in south-east Queensland

Melland, Alice R., Eberhard, Jochen, Paton, Col, Baillie, Craig and Bennett, John McL.. 2014. "A comparison of rehabilitated coal mine soil and unmined soil supporting grazed pastures in south-east Queensland." Patti, Antonio, Tang, Caixan and Wong, Vanessa (ed.) 2014 National Soil Science Conference. Melbourne, Australia 23 - 27 Nov 2014 Melbourne, Australia.

Storm-triggered, increased supply of sediment-derived phosphorus to the epilimnion in a small freshwater lake

Crockford, Lucy, Jordan, Phil, Melland, Alice R. and Taylor, David. 2014. "Storm-triggered, increased supply of sediment-derived phosphorus to the epilimnion in a small freshwater lake." Inland Waters. 5 (1), pp. 15-26. https://doi.org/10.5268/IW-5.1.738

Evaluating the critical source area concept of phosphorus loss from soils to water-bodies in agricultural catchments

Shore, M., Jordan, P., Mellander, P. -E., Kelly-Quinn, M., Wall, D. P., Murphy, P. N. C. and Melland, A. R.. 2014. "Evaluating the critical source area concept of phosphorus loss from soils to water-bodies in agricultural catchments ." Science of the Total Environment. 490, pp. 405-415. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.04.122

Land use: catchment management

Melland, A. R., Jordan, P., Murphy, P. N. C., Mellander, P. -E., Buckley, C. and Shortle, G.. 2014. "Land use: catchment management." Van Alfen , Neal K. (ed.) Encyclopedia of agriculture and food systems. San Diego, CA. United States. Elsevier. pp. 98-113

Assessing soil properties of rehabilitated grazing pastures for sustainable and economically viable beef cattle operations: progress report

Bennett, J. McL., Melland, A. R. and Eberhard, J. E.. 2014. Assessing soil properties of rehabilitated grazing pastures for sustainable and economically viable beef cattle operations: progress report. Toowoomba, Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Coupling of surface water and groundwater nitrate-N dynamics in two permeable agricultural catchments

Mellander, P. - E., Melland, A. R., Murphy, P. N. C., Wall, D. P., Shortle, G. and Jordan, P.. 2014. "Coupling of surface water and groundwater nitrate-N dynamics in two permeable agricultural catchments." The Journal of Agricultural Science. 152, pp. S107-S124. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0021859614000021

Dairy farm impacts of fencing riparian land: pasture production and farm productivity

Aarons, Sharon R., Melland, Alice R. and Dorling, Lianne. 2013. "Dairy farm impacts of fencing riparian land: pasture production and farm productivity." Journal of Environmental Management. 130, pp. 255-266. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2013.08.060

Evaluation of a surface hydrological connectivity index in agricultural catchments

Shore, M., Murphy, P. N. C., Jordan, P., Mellander, P. -E., Kelly-Quinn, M., Cushen, M., Mechan, S., Shine, O. and Melland, A. R.. 2013. "Evaluation of a surface hydrological connectivity index in agricultural catchments." Environmental Modelling and Software. 47, pp. 7-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2013.04.003

Quantification of phosphorus transport from a karstic agricultural watershed to emerging spring water

Mellander, Per-Erik, Jordan, Philip, Melland, Alice R., Murphy, Paul N. C., Wall, David P., Mechan, Sarah, Meehan, Robert, Kelly, Coran, Shine, Oliver and Shortle, Ger. 2013. "Quantification of phosphorus transport from a karstic agricultural watershed to emerging spring water." Environmental Science and Technology. 47 (12), pp. 6111-6119. https://doi.org/10.1021/es304909y

Forecasting the decline of excess soil phosphorus in agricultural catchments

Wall, D. P., Jordan, P., Melland, A. R., Mellander, P. -E., Mechan, S. and Shortle, G.. 2013. "Forecasting the decline of excess soil phosphorus in agricultural catchments." Soil Use and Management. 29 (S1), pp. 147-154. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-2743.2012.00413.x

Stream water quality in intensive cereal cropping catchments with regulated nutrient management

Melland, A. R., Mellander, P. -E., Murphy, P. N. C., Wall, D. P., Mechan, S., Shine, O., Shortle, G. and Jordan, P.. 2012. "Stream water quality in intensive cereal cropping catchments with regulated nutrient management." Environmental Science and Policy. 24, pp. 58-70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2012.06.006

Quantifying nutrient transfer pathways in agricultural catchments using high temporal resolution data

Mellander, Per-Erik, Melland, Alice R., Jordan, Phil, Wall, David P., Murphy, Paul N. C. and Shortle, Ger. 2012. "Quantifying nutrient transfer pathways in agricultural catchments using high temporal resolution data." Environmental Science and Policy. 24, pp. 44-57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2012.06.004

Evaluating nutrient source regulations at different scales in five agricultural catchments

Wall, D. P., Murphy, P. N. C., Melland, A. R., Mechan, S., Shine, O., Buckley, C., Mellander, P. -E., Shortle, G. and Jordan, P.. 2012. "Evaluating nutrient source regulations at different scales in five agricultural catchments." Environmental Science and Policy. 24, pp. 34-43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2012.06.007

The seasonality of phosphorus transfers from land to water: implications for trophic impacts and policy evaluation

Jordan, P., Melland, A. R., Mellander, P. -E., Shortle, G. and Wall, D.. 2012. "The seasonality of phosphorus transfers from land to water: implications for trophic impacts and policy evaluation ." Science of the Total Environment. 434, pp. 101-109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2011.12.070

Delivery and impact bypass in a karst aquifer with high phosphorus source and pathway potential

Mellander, Per-Erik, Jordan, Phil, Wall, David P., Melland, Alice R., Meehan, Robert A., Kelly, Coran and Shortle, Ger. 2012. "Delivery and impact bypass in a karst aquifer with high phosphorus source and pathway potential." Water Research. 46 (7), pp. 2225-2236. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2012.01.048

Using the nutrient transfer continuum concept to evaluate the European Union Nitrates Directive National Action Programme

Wall, D., Jordan, P., Melland, A. R., Mellander, P. -E., Buckley, C., Reaney, S. M. and Shortle, G.. 2011. "Using the nutrient transfer continuum concept to evaluate the European Union Nitrates Directive National Action Programme." Environmental Science and Policy. 14 (6), pp. 664-674. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2011.05.003

Integrating farming systems and landscape processes to assess management impacts on suspended sediment loads

Vigiak, O., Newham, L. T. H., Whitford, J., Roberts, A. M., Rattray, D. and Melland, A. R.. 2011. "Integrating farming systems and landscape processes to assess management impacts on suspended sediment loads ." Environmental Modelling and Software. 26 (2), pp. 144-162. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2010.09.001

Evaluation of a static water balance model in cropped and grazed systems of temperate Australia

Melland, Alice R., Vigiak, Olga, Roberts, Anna M., Rattray, Dan and Whitford, Jane. 2010. "Evaluation of a static water balance model in cropped and grazed systems of temperate Australia." Environmental Modelling and Software. 25 (12), pp. 1682-1691. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2010.05.006

Modelling soil phosphorus decline: expectations of Water Framework Directive policies

Schulte, R. P. O., Melland, A. R., Fenton, O., Herlihy, M., Richards, K. and Jordan, P.. 2010. "Modelling soil phosphorus decline: expectations of Water Framework Directive policies ." Environmental Science and Policy. 13 (6), pp. 472-484. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2010.06.002

The Irish agricultural catchments programme: catchment selection using spatial multi-criteria decision analysis

Fealy, R. M., Buckley, C., Mechan, S., Melland, A., Mellander, P. E., Shortle, G., Wall, D. and Jordan, P.. 2010. "The Irish agricultural catchments programme: catchment selection using spatial multi-criteria decision analysis ." Soil Use and Management. 26 (3), pp. 225-236. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-2743.2010.00291.x

Rapid assessment of gully sidewall erosion rates in data-poor catchments: a case study in Australia

Whitford, J. A., Newham, L. T. H., Vigiak, O., Melland, A. R. and Roberts, A. M.. 2010. "Rapid assessment of gully sidewall erosion rates in data-poor catchments: a case study in Australia ." Geomorphology. 118 (3/4), pp. 330-338. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2010.01.013

Trialling a web-based spatial information management tool with land managers in Victoria, Australia

Roberts, Anna M., Park, Geoff, Melland, Alice R. and Miller, Ian. 2009. "Trialling a web-based spatial information management tool with land managers in Victoria, Australia." Journal of Environmental Management. 91 (2), pp. 523-531. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2009.09.021

Comparison of landscape approaches to define spatial patterns of hillslope-scale sediment delivery ratio

Vigiak, O., Newham, L. T. H., Whitford, J., Melland, A. and Borselli, L.. 2009. "Comparison of landscape approaches to define spatial patterns of hillslope-scale sediment delivery ratio." Braddock, Roger (ed.) 18th World IMACS Congress and MODSIM09 International Congress on Modelling and Simulation. Cairns, Australia 13 - 17 Jul 2009 Cairns, Australia. Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand .

Loss of phosphorus and nitrogen in runoff and subsurface drainage from high and low input pastures grazed by sheep in southern Australia

Melland, A. R., McCaskill, M. R., White, R. E. and Chapman, D. F.. 2008. "Loss of phosphorus and nitrogen in runoff and subsurface drainage from high and low input pastures grazed by sheep in southern Australia." Australian Journal of Soil Research. 46 (2), pp. 161-172. https://doi.org/10.1071/SR07084