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Dr. Kenneth Byrne

Biography

Present Position:

Senior Lecturer

Qualifications:

B.Agr.Sc. (Forestry), University College Dublin, 1992.
Ph.D. (Soil Science), University College Dublin, 1999.
M.Eng.Sc. (Civil and Environmental Engineering), University College Cork, 2011.
Grad. Dip. (Teaching, Learning and Scholarship), University of Limerick, 2018.

Former Positions:
Bord na Móna Newman Scholar, University College Dublin (1999-2002)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University College Dublin (2002-2003)
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University College Cork (2004-2008)

Research Interests

My research focuses on the impact of land use and land use change on soil carbon stocks and greenhouse gas emissions. Other interests include carbon storage in harvested wood products, forest ecosystem services and nutrient stores in forest biomass.

Researcher staff and students

Completed
  • Ciara Hayes. 2010. Spatial variation in soil carbon stocks under a Miscanthus crop. M.Sc. University of Limerick.
  • Anthony O'Donnell. 2011. Forestry in the Republic of Ireland: Government policy, grant incentives and carbon sequestration value M.Sc. (Financial Services), University of Limerick. Minor thesis. Co-supervisor: Dr. M. Cummins.
  • Stephanie Brosnan. 2011. Partitioning of soil respiration in a beech forest using a trenching experiment. M.Sc., University of Limerick.
  • Dr. Jennifer Donlan. 2010-2011. Carbon stocks and stock changes in harvested wood products. Post-Doctoral Fellowship funded by the Council for Forest Research and Development.
  • Dr. Jennifer Donlan. 2014. Assessment of agricultural activity on drained organic soils. Post-Doctoral Fellowship funded by the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Eva Ros Mangrinan. 2015. Nutrient pools in forest biomass. MSc. Co-supervisor Dr. Thomas Cummins, UCD. Funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
  • Cormac O'Callaghan. 2015. Quantification and valuation of Irish forest ecosystem services in Irish forests. MSc at University College Cork co-supervised with Prof. J. O'Halloran and Dr S. Irwin. Funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
  • Richard Lane. 2016. Soil carbon dynamics in afforested organo-mineral soils. PhD. University of Limerick. Funded by the Irish Research Council.
  • Caitlin Rigney. 2016. Greenhouse gas emissions from rewetted peatland forests. PhD. University of Limerick. Funded by the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Gemma Torres-Sallan. 2016. Physical and biochemical characterisation of soil organic carbon in topsoil and subsoil of Irish grasslands. PhD. University of Limerick.Co-Supervisors: Dr. G. Lanigan and Prof. R. Creamer. Funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
  • Jonay Antonio Jovani Sancho. 2017. Empirical and process based modeling of soil respiration in afforested peatlands. PhD. University of Limerick. Co-supervisor Dr. Thomas Cummins, UCD. Funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
  • Dr. Jean O'Dwyer. 2015-2018. Economic and Environmental Mapping of Cascade Use of Wood. Postdoctoral Fellowship funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
  • Michael Clancy. 2018. Soil carbon stocks in forest soils. PhD. Soil carbon stocks and life cycle analysis of short rotation forestry. University of Limerick. Funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.
  • Dr. Michael Clancy. 2019-2021. BenchValue – Benchmarking the Sustainability Performances of Value Chains. Postdoctoral Fellowship funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.

Current

  • Kilian Walz. Peatland properties influencing greenhouse gas emissions and removals. Co-supervisor Dr. Florence Renou-Wilson, UCD. PhD funded by the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Dylan Walshe. Integration of spatial Big Data for improved long term forest resource planning. Employment based PhD scholarship funded by the Irish Research Council. Co-supervisor Dr. Daniel McInerney, Coillte Teoranta.
  • Jill Pitcher Farrell. Forest growth and development on high pH soils and marl sites. MSc funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine.



Professional Activities

Award

  • 2011 - Visiting Scholarship to Trent University, Ontario, Canada.
  • 2007 - Member of the Nobel Peace Prize winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
  • 2003 - Honarary Diploma, Forest Research and Management Institute, Bucharest, Romania
  • 1999 - Newman Scholarship, University College Dublin

Association

  • Member, Soil Science Society of Ireland
  • Member, International Union of Soil Science

Publications

Book Chapters

2017

Soils and carbon storage
Byrne, K.A., Laningan, G., Creamer, R. and Renou-Wilson, F.
(2017) Soils and carbon storage
In Soils of Ireland; O'Sullivan, L. and Creamer, R.(Ed.) Switzerland : Springer pp. 246-256

2015

Current and future degradation risks to forest soils in Ireland
Byrne, K.A., Aherne, J. and Cummins. T.
(2015) Current and future degradation risks to forest soils in Ireland
In Soil Degradation Risks in Planted Forests; Donostia-San Sebastián, 1 - 01010 Vitoria-Gasteiz : Eusko Jaurlaritzaren Argitalpen Zerbitzua, Servicio Central de Publicaciones del Gobierno Vasco pp. 43-56

2015

Irish peatland forests: Lessons from the past and pathways to a sustainable future
Renou-Wilson F.;Byrne K.
(2015) Irish peatland forests: Lessons from the past and pathways to a sustainable future
In Restoration of Boreal and Temperate Forests, Second Edition; pp. 321-335
DOI: 10.1201/b18809

2015

Irish peatland forests: lessons from the past and pathways to a sustainable future
Renou-Wilson, F. and Byrne, K.A.
(2015) Irish peatland forests: lessons from the past and pathways to a sustainable future
In Restoration of Boreal and Temperate Forests; Boca Raton, Florida : CRC Press pp. 321-335

2011

Greenhouse Gas Balance in Disturbed Peatlands
Alm J.;Byrne K.;Hayes C.;Leifeld J.;Shurpali N.
(2011) Greenhouse Gas Balance in Disturbed Peatlands
In Soil Carbon In Sensitive European Ecosystems: From Science To Land Management; pp. 149-174
DOI: 10.1002/9781119970255.ch7

2011

Greenhouse gas balance in disturbed peatlands
Alm, J., Byrne, K.A., Hayes, C., Leifeld, J. and Shurpali, N.J.
(2011) Greenhouse gas balance in disturbed peatlands
In Soil Carbon in Sensitive European Ecosystems: From Science to Land Management; UK : Wiley-Blackwell pp. 149-174

2008

Climate impacts of peatland forestry
Minkkinen, K., Byrne, K.A., Trettin, C.C.
(2008) Climate impacts of peatland forestry
In Peatlands and Climate Change; Saarijärvi, Finland : International Peat Society and Saarijärven Offset Oy pp. 98-122

2008

Northern peatlands, greenhouse gas exchange and climate change
Strack, M; Waddington, JM; Turetsky, M; Roulet, NT; Byrne, KA
(2008) Northern peatlands, greenhouse gas exchange and climate change
In Peatlands and Climate Change; Saarijärvi, Finland : International Peat Society and Saarijärven Offset Oy pp. 44-69

2004

Biomass - impact on the carbon cycle and greenhouse gas emissions
Green, C; Byrne, KA
(2004) Biomass - impact on the carbon cycle and greenhouse gas emissions
In Encyclopedia of Energy; Netherlands : Academic Press Elsevier Sciences pp. 223-236

1997

The influence of forestry on blanket peatland
Byrne, KA; Farrell, EP
(1997) The influence of forestry on blanket peatland
In Humic Substances, Peats and Sludges: Health and Environmental Aspects; The Royal Society of Chemistry pp. 262-277

Peer Reviewed Journals

2020

Characterization of elemental ratios and oxidative ratio of horticultural peat
Byrne K.A.;Efretuei A.;Walz K.;Clay G.D.
(2020) Characterization of elemental ratios and oxidative ratio of horticultural peat
In Soil Use And Management;
DOI: 10.1111/sum.12621

2020

Thermodynamics of soil organic matter decomposition in semi-natural oak (Quercus) woodland in southwest Ireland
Barros N.;Fernandez I.;Byrne K.A.;Jovani-Sancho A.J.;Ros-Mangriñan E.;Hansen L.D.
(2020) Thermodynamics of soil organic matter decomposition in semi-natural oak (Quercus) woodland in southwest Ireland
In Oikos;
DOI: 10.1111/oik.07261

2018

Development of a hierarchical model for predicting microbiological contamination of private groundwater supplies in a geologically heterogeneous region
O'Dwyer, J;Hynds, PD;Byrne, KA;Ryan, MP;Adley, CC
(2018) Development of a hierarchical model for predicting microbiological contamination of private groundwater supplies in a geologically heterogeneous region
In Environmental Pollution; OXFORD : ELSEVIER SCI LTD pp. 329-338
DOI: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.02.052

2018

Effects of soil type and depth on carbon distribution within soil macroaggregates from temperate grassland systems
Torres-Sallan, G,Creamer, RE,Lanigan, GJ,Reidy, B,Byrne, KA
(2018) Effects of soil type and depth on carbon distribution within soil macroaggregates from temperate grassland systems
In Geoderma; pp. 52-56
DOI: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2017.10.012

2018

Development of a hierarchical model for predicting microbiological contamination of private groundwater supplies in a geologically heterogeneous region
O'Dwyer, J,Hynds, P, Byrne, KA,Ryan, MP, Adley, CC
(2018) Development of a hierarchical model for predicting microbiological contamination of private groundwater supplies in a geologically heterogeneous region
In Environmental Pollution; pp. 329-338
DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2018.02.052

2018

Bulk-density modelling using optimal power-transformation of measured physical and chemical soil parameters
Premrov, A,Cummins, T,Byrne, KA
(2018) Bulk-density modelling using optimal power-transformation of measured physical and chemical soil parameters
In Geoderma; pp. 205-220
DOI: 10.1016/j.geoderma.2017.10.060

2018

Soil respiration partitioning in afforested temperate peatlands
Jovani-Sancho, AJ;Cummins, T;Byrne, KA
(2018) Soil respiration partitioning in afforested temperate peatlands
In Biogeochemistry; DORDRECHT : SPRINGER pp. 1-21
DOI: 10.1007/s10533-018-0496-0

2018

Greenhouse gas emissions from two rewetted peatlands previously managed for forestry
Rigney, C;Wilson, D;Renou-Wilson, F;Muller, C;Moser, G;Byrne, KA
(2018) Greenhouse gas emissions from two rewetted peatlands previously managed for forestry
In Mires and Peat; DUNDEE : INT PEAT SOC
DOI: 10.19189/MaP.2017.OMB.314

2017

PARTITIONING OF SOIL RESPIRATION IN A FIRST ROTATION BEECH PLANTATION
Sancho, AJJ,Brosnan, S,Byrne, KA
(2017) PARTITIONING OF SOIL RESPIRATION IN A FIRST ROTATION BEECH PLANTATION
In Biology And Environment-Proceedings Of The Royal Irish Academy; pp. 91-105
DOI: 10.3318/BIOE.2017.09

2017

Clay illuviation provides a longterm sink for C sequestration in subsoils
Torres-Sallan, G,Schulte, RPO,Lanigan, GJ,Byrne, KA,Reidy, B,Simo, I,Six, J,Creamer, RE
(2017) Clay illuviation provides a longterm sink for C sequestration in subsoils
In Scientific Reports;
DOI: 10.1038/srep45635
[ULIR]

2017

Collar insertion depth effects on soil respiration in afforested peatlands
Jovani-Sancho, AJ,Cummins, T,Byrne, KA
(2017) Collar insertion depth effects on soil respiration in afforested peatlands
In Biology And Fertility Of Soils; pp. 677-689
DOI: 10.1007/s00374-017-1210-4

2017

Assessing fixed depth carbon stocks in soils with varying horizon depths and thicknesses, sampled by horizon
Premrov A.;Cummins T.;Byrne K.
(2017) Assessing fixed depth carbon stocks in soils with varying horizon depths and thicknesses, sampled by horizon
In Catena; pp. 291-301
DOI: 10.1016/j.catena.2016.11.030

2017

The role of planted forests in the provision of habitat: an Irish perspective
O'Callaghan, CJ,Irwin, S,Byrne, KA,O'Halloran, J
(2017) The role of planted forests in the provision of habitat: an Irish perspective
In Biodiversity And Conservation; pp. 3103-3124
DOI: 10.1007/s10531-016-1125-7

2017

Assessing fixed depth carbon stocks in soils with varying horizon depths and thicknesses, sampled by horizon
Premrov, A,Cummins, T,Byrne, KA
(2017) Assessing fixed depth carbon stocks in soils with varying horizon depths and thicknesses, sampled by horizon
In Catena; pp. 291-301
DOI: 10.10164/j.catena.2016.11.030

2016

A review of the range and value of ecosystem services
Bullock, C.H., O'Callaghan, C., Ní Dhubháin, A., Iwata, Y., O'Donoghue, C., Ryan, M., Upton, V., Byrne, K.A., Irwin, S., O'Halloran, J. and Kelly-Quinn. M.
(2016) A review of the range and value of ecosystem services
In Irish Forestry; pp. 65-95

2016

Area estimations of cultivated organic soils in Ireland: reducing GHG reporting uncertainties
Donlan,J., O'Dwyer, J., Byrne. K.A.
(2016) Area estimations of cultivated organic soils in Ireland: reducing GHG reporting uncertainties
In Mires and Peat;
[ULIR]

2015

The need to disaggregate podzols and peaty podzols when assessing forest soil carbon stocks
Clancy, M., Jovani Sancho, A.J., Cummins, T. and Byrne, K.A.
(2015) The need to disaggregate podzols and peaty podzols when assessing forest soil carbon stocks
In Irish Forestry; pp. 189-204

2013

Indicators of soil formation in restored bauxite residues
Courtney, R,Harrington, T,Byrne, KA
(2013) Indicators of soil formation in restored bauxite residues
In Ecological Engineering; pp. 63-68
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2013.06.022

2013

Forestry in the Republic of Ireland: Government policy, grant incentives and carbon sequestration value
O'Donnell, A,Cummins, M,Byrne, KA
(2013) Forestry in the Republic of Ireland: Government policy, grant incentives and carbon sequestration value
In Land Use Policy; pp. 16-23
DOI: 10.1016/j.landusepol.2013.04.014

2013

Future change in carbon in harvested wood products from Irish forests established prior to 1990
Donlan J.;Black K.;Hendrick E.;O'Driscoll E.;Byrne K.
(2013) Future change in carbon in harvested wood products from Irish forests established prior to 1990
In Carbon Management; pp. 377-386
DOI: 10.4155/cmt.13.37

2013

Future change in carbon in harvested wood products from Irish forests established prior to 1990
Donlan, J,Black, K,Hendrick, E,O'Driscoll, E,Byrne, KA
(2013) Future change in carbon in harvested wood products from Irish forests established prior to 1990
In Carbon Management; pp. 377-386
DOI: 10.4155/CMT.13.37

2012

Carbon storage in harvested wood products for Ireland 1961-2009
Donlan, J,Skog, K,Byrne, KA
(2012) Carbon storage in harvested wood products for Ireland 1961-2009
In Biomass & Bioenergy; pp. 731-738
DOI: 10.1016/j.biombioe.2012.06.018

2010

The potential of birch afforestation as an after-use option for industrial cutaway peatlands
Renou-Wilson, F., Pöllänen, M., Byrne, K., Wilson, D. and Farrell, E.P.
(2010) The potential of birch afforestation as an after-use option for industrial cutaway peatlands
In Suo; pp. 59-76

2010

The role of plantation forestry in Ireland in the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions
Byrne, K.A.
(2010) The role of plantation forestry in Ireland in the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions
In Irish Forestry; pp. 89-96

2009

Carbon stock and stock changes across a Sitka spruce chronosequence on surface-water gley soils
Black, K; Byrne, KA; Mencuccini, M; Tobin, B; Nieuwenhuis, M; Reidy, B; Bolger, T; Saiz, G; Green, C; Farrell, ET; Osborne, B
(2009) Carbon stock and stock changes across a Sitka spruce chronosequence on surface-water gley soils
In Forestry; pp. 255-272
DOI: 10.1093/forestry/cpp005

2009

The short-term effect of altered water level on carbon dioxide and methane fluxes in a blanket bog.
Laine, AM; Byrne, KA; Kiely, G; Tuittila, ES
(2009) The short-term effect of altered water level on carbon dioxide and methane fluxes in a blanket bog.
In Suo; pp. 65-83

2009

Rewetting of cutaway peatlands: Are we re-creating hotspots of methane emissions?
Wilson, D; Alm, J; Laine, J; Byrne, KA; Farrell, EP; Tuittila, E -S
(2009) Rewetting of cutaway peatlands: Are we re-creating hotspots of methane emissions?
In Restoration Ecology; pp. 796-806

2009

The short-term effect of altered water level on carbon dioxide and methane fluxes in a blanket bog
Laine A.;Byrne K.;Kiely G.;Tuittila E.
(2009) The short-term effect of altered water level on carbon dioxide and methane fluxes in a blanket bog
In Suo; pp. 65-83

2008

Sustainability of Irish forestry - current status and future prospects
Byrne, KA; Legge, T
(2008) Sustainability of Irish forestry - current status and future prospects
In Irish Forestry; pp. 47-59

2008

Land cover change and soil organic carbon stocks in the Republic of Ireland 1851-2000
Eaton, J; McGoff, N; Byrne, KA; Leahy, P; Kiely, G
(2008) Land cover change and soil organic carbon stocks in the Republic of Ireland 1851-2000
In Climatic Change; pp. 317-334

2008

Vegetation and environmental variation in an Atlantic blanket bog in South-western Ireland
Sottocornola, M; Laine, A; Kiely, G; Byrne, KA; Tuittila, E -S
(2008) Vegetation and environmental variation in an Atlantic blanket bog in South-western Ireland
In Plant Ecology; pp. 69-81

2007

Patterns in vegetation and CO2 dynamics along a water level gradient in a lowland blanket bog
Laine, A; Byrne, KA; Kiely, G; Tuittila, E -S
(2007) Patterns in vegetation and CO2 dynamics along a water level gradient in a lowland blanket bog
In Ecosystems; pp. 890-905

2007

Above- and belowground biomass measurements in an unthinned stand of Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis (Bong) Carr.)
Green, C; Tobin, B; O'Shea, M; Farrell, EP; Byrne, KA
(2007) Above- and belowground biomass measurements in an unthinned stand of Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis (Bong) Carr.)
In European Journal Of Forest Research; pp. 179-188

2007

A high resolution green area index for modelling the seasonal dynamics of CO2 exchange in peatland vascular plant communities
Wilson, D; Alm, J; Riutta, T; Laine, J; Byrne, KA; Farrell, EP; Tuittila, E -S
(2007) A high resolution green area index for modelling the seasonal dynamics of CO2 exchange in peatland vascular plant communities
In Plant Ecology; pp. 37-51

2007

How strongly can forest management influence soil carbon sequestration?
Jandl, R; Lindner, M; Bauwens, B; Vesterdal, L; Baritz, R; Hagedorn, F; Johnson, DW; Minkkinen, K; Byrne, KA
(2007) How strongly can forest management influence soil carbon sequestration?
In Geoderma; pp. 253-268

2007

Carbon dioxide dynamics of a restored maritime peatland
Wilson, D; Tuittila, E -S; Alm, J; Laine, J; Farrell, EP; Byrne, KA
(2007) Carbon dioxide dynamics of a restored maritime peatland
In Ecoscience; pp. 71-80

2007

Methane flux dynamics in an Irish lowland blanket bog
Laine, A; Wilson D; Kiely, G; Byrne, KA
(2007) Methane flux dynamics in an Irish lowland blanket bog
In Plant And Soil; pp. 181-193

2007

Carbon sequestration determined using farm scale carbon balance and eddy covariance
Byrne, KA; Kiely, G; Leahy, P
(2007) Carbon sequestration determined using farm scale carbon balance and eddy covariance
In Agricultural Ecosystems And Environment; pp. 357-364

2006

Estimating net ecosystem exchange in a patterned ecosystem: example from blanket bog
Laine, A; Sottocornola, M; Kiely, G; Byrne, KA; Wilson, D; Tuittila, E -S
(2006) Estimating net ecosystem exchange in a patterned ecosystem: example from blanket bog
In Agricultural And Forest Meteorology; pp. 231-243

2006

Reporting carbon stocks in harvested wood products: Implications for Ireland
Green, C; Avitabile, V; Farrell, EP; Byrne, KA
(2006) Reporting carbon stocks in harvested wood products: Implications for Ireland
In Biomass And Bioenergy; pp. 105-114

2006

Carbon stocks and sequestration in plantation forests of the Republic of Ireland
Byrne, KA; Milne, R
(2006) Carbon stocks and sequestration in plantation forests of the Republic of Ireland
In Forestry; pp. 361-369

2006

Stand age-related effects on soil respiration in a first rotation Sitka spruce chronosequence in central Ireland
Saiz, G; Byrne, KA; Butterbach-Bahl, K; Kiese, R; Blujdea, V; Farrell, EP
(2006) Stand age-related effects on soil respiration in a first rotation Sitka spruce chronosequence in central Ireland
In Global Change Biology; pp. 1007-1020

2006

Partitioning of respiration in an intensively managed grassland
Byrne, KA; Kiely, G
(2006) Partitioning of respiration in an intensively managed grassland
In Plant And Soil; pp. 281-289

2006

Process-based modelling of net ecosystem exchange and its components for a humid grassland ecosystem
Lawton, D; Leahy, P Kiely, G; Byrne, KA; Calanca, P
(2006) Process-based modelling of net ecosystem exchange and its components for a humid grassland ecosystem
In Journal Of Geophysical Research ¿ Biogeosciences;

2006

Net ecosystem exchange of grassland in contrasting wet and dry years
Jaksic, V; Kiely, G; Albertson, J; Oren, R; Katul, G; Leahy, P; Byrne, KA
(2006) Net ecosystem exchange of grassland in contrasting wet and dry years
In Agricultural And Forest Meteorology; pp. 323-334

2005

CO2 fluxes in adjacent new and permanent temperate grasslands
Byrne, KA; Kiely, G; Leahy, P
(2005) CO2 fluxes in adjacent new and permanent temperate grasslands
In Agricultural And Forest Meteorology; pp. 82-92

2005

The effect of afforestation on soil carbon dioxide emissions in blanket peatland in Ireland
Byrne, KA; Farrell, EP
(2005) The effect of afforestation on soil carbon dioxide emissions in blanket peatland in Ireland
In Forestry; pp. 217-227

2004

Improved estimates of biomass expansion factors for Sitka spruce
Black, K; Tobin, B; Saiz, G; Byrne, KA; Osborne, B
(2004) Improved estimates of biomass expansion factors for Sitka spruce
In Irish Forestry; pp. 50-65

2004

Preliminary estimates of biomass carbon stock changes in managed forests in the Republic of Ireland over the period 1990-2000
Gallagher, G; Hendrick, E; Byrne, KA
(2004) Preliminary estimates of biomass carbon stock changes in managed forests in the Republic of Ireland over the period 1990-2000
In Irish Forestry; pp. 35-49

2004

The potential impact of climate change on Irish forestry
Pursar, PM; Byrne, KA; Farrell, EP; Sweeney, J
(2004) The potential impact of climate change on Irish forestry
In Irish Forestry; pp. 16-34

2004

The role of forests in the global carbon cycle and in climate change policy
Byrne, KA; Green, C
(2004) The role of forests in the global carbon cycle and in climate change policy
In Irish Forestry; pp. 7-15

2001

The influence of temperature on carbon dioxide production in laboratory columns of virgin and forested blanket peat
Byrne, KA; Farrell, EP; Papen, H; Butterbach-Bahl, K
(2001) The influence of temperature on carbon dioxide production in laboratory columns of virgin and forested blanket peat
In International Peat Journal; pp. 35-42

2000

Possibilities for carbon sequestration in Irish forests
Byrne, KA; Perks, M
(2000) Possibilities for carbon sequestration in Irish forests
In Biotechnology, Agronomy, Society And Environment; pp. 300-302

2000

Carbon dioxide and methane fluxes in forested and virgin blanket peatland in the west of Ireland
Byrne, KA; Farrell, EP; Papen, H; Butterbach-Bahl, K
(2000) Carbon dioxide and methane fluxes in forested and virgin blanket peatland in the west of Ireland
In Verh. Internat. Verein. Limnol.; pp. 1387-1390

1998

Long term response of Sitka spruce to fertiliser on low level blanket peat in the west of Ireland
Byrne, KA; Farrell, EP
(1998) Long term response of Sitka spruce to fertiliser on low level blanket peat in the west of Ireland
In Irish Forestry; pp. 2-9

Conference Publications

2017

Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon (GSOC17): Unlocking the potential of mitigating and adapting to a changing climate. 21 - 23 March 2017, FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy
Creamer, R.E., Torres-Sallan, G., O'Sullivan, L., Lanigan, G., Simo, I., Byrne, K. and Schulte, R.P.O.
(2017) Global Symposium on Soil Organic Carbon (GSOC17): Unlocking the potential of mitigating and adapting to a changing climate. 21 - 23 March 2017, FAO Headquarters, Rome, Italy

2012

Agricultural Research Forum
Rochford, N.M., Lanigan, G.J., Lalor, S.T.J., Byrne, K.A.
(2012) Agricultural Research Forum
Tullamore Court Hotel, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

2012

17th Nitrogen Workshop - Innovations for sustainable use of nitrogen resources
Rochford, N., Lanigan, G., Lalor, S., Byrne, K.
(2012) 17th Nitrogen Workshop - Innovations for sustainable use of nitrogen resources
Richards, K.G., Fenton, O., Watson, C.J.(Ed.) pp. 281-282 Wexford, Ireland

2008

Forests, Carbon and Climate Change - Local and International Perspectives
Byrne, K.A. and Kiely, G.
(2008) Forests, Carbon and Climate Change - Local and International Perspectives
.Hendrick, E. and Black, K(Ed.) Glenview Hotel, Co. Wicklow

2007

Cost Action 639: Greenhouse gas budget of soils under changing climate and land use
Eaton, J.M., McGoff, N.M., Byrne, K.A., Leahy, P. and Kiely, G.
(2007) Cost Action 639: Greenhouse gas budget of soils under changing climate and land use
R. Jandl and M. Olsson(Ed.) pp. 75-78 Federal Research and Training Centre for Forests, Natural Hazards and Landscape (BFW), Vienna

2006

Sustainable Forestry in Theory and Practice: Recent Advances in Inventory and Monitoring, Statistics and Modeling, Information and Knowledge Management, and Policy Science
Byrne, K.A. and Milne, R.
(2006) Sustainable Forestry in Theory and Practice: Recent Advances in Inventory and Monitoring, Statistics and Modeling, Information and Knowledge Management, and Policy Science
Reynolds, K.M.(Ed.) Edinburgh, Scotland

2005

14th European Bioenergy Conference
7. Schlamadinger, B. Edwards, R., Byrne, K.A., Cowie, A., Faaij, A., Green, C. Fijan-Parlov, S., Gustavsson, L., Hatton, T., Heding, N., Kwant, K., Pingoud, K., Ringer, M., Robertson, K., Solberg, B., Soimakallio, S. and Woess-Gallasch., S.
(2005) 14th European Bioenergy Conference
pp. 2029-2032 Paris

2005

Forest Research and Development in Ireland 2004 - Underpinning Industry Development
Black, K., O' Sullivan, O., Farrell, E.P., Saiz, G., Byrne K., Schmidt, O., Dyckmans, J., Tobin, B., Gardiner, J., Nieuwenhuis, M., Dolan, S., Reidy, B., Bolger, T., and Osborne, B.
(2005) Forest Research and Development in Ireland 2004 - Underpinning Industry Development
Hendrick, E.(Ed.) pp. 63-71 Tullamore, Co Offaly

2005

Forest Research and Development in Ireland 2004 - Underpinning Industry Development
Byrne, K.A., Saiz, G., Blujdea, V., Black, K., Osborne, B., O' Sullivan, O., Schmidt, O., Dyckmans, J., Tobin, B., Gardiner, J.J., Nieuwenhuis, M., Dolan, S., Reidy, B., Bolger, T., and Farrell, E.P. , Proceedings of the COFORD conference, 20-21 September 2004, . COFORD, Dublin. 59-61.
(2005) Forest Research and Development in Ireland 2004 - Underpinning Industry Development
Hendrick, E(Ed.) pp. 59-61 Tullamore, Co Offaly

2002

Achievement and Challenge Rio + 10 and Ireland
Byrne, K.A. and Farrell, E.P.
(2002) Achievement and Challenge Rio + 10 and Ireland
Convery, F., Feehan, J.(Ed.) pp. 112-116 The Environmental Institute, University College Dublin

2002

Achievement and Challenge Rio + 10 and Ireland
Farrell, E.P. and Byrne, K.A. 2002.
(2002) Achievement and Challenge Rio + 10 and Ireland
Convery, F., Feehan, J.(Ed.) pp. 18-22 The Environmental Institute, University College Dublin

2001

Carbon sequestration, Policy, Science and Economics. Proceedings of a COFORD seminar on Carbon Sequestration and Irish Forests
Byrne, K.A. and Farrell, E.P.
(2001) Carbon sequestration, Policy, Science and Economics. Proceedings of a COFORD seminar on Carbon Sequestration and Irish Forests
Hendrick, E., Ryan , M.(Ed.) pp. 7-16 Dublin, Ireland

2000

Sustaining Our Peatlands, Proceedings of the 11th International Peat Congress
Byrne, K.A., Farrell, E.P. and O'Toole, P.
(2000) Sustaining Our Peatlands, Proceedings of the 11th International Peat Congress
Rochefort, L. and Daigle, Y-V.(Ed.) pp. 873-877

Published Reports

2014

Introduction. In: IPCC 2014, 2013 Supplement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories: Wetlands
Wirth, T., Zhang, C., Anshari, G.J., Byrne, K., Hodson, E., Joosten, H., Kaufmann, J.B., Klemedtsson, L., Lapvetelainen, T.E., Mueller, C., O'Brien, P. and Osaki, M.
(2014) Introduction. In: IPCC 2014, 2013 Supplement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories: Wetlands
Hiraishi, T., Krug, T., Tanabe, K., Srivastava, N., Baasansuren, J., Fukuda, M. and Troxler, T.G.(Ed.) Switzerland : Integovernmental Panel on Climate Change

2011

Greenhouse gas calculation methodologies for fuels based on peat and peat grown biomass. Service contract to improve understanding of greenhouse gas impacts of using peat or peat grown biomass for tra....
Holmgren, K., Alm, J, Byrne, K.A., Ekvall, T., Glatzel, S., Gustavsson, M., Hagberg, L., Minkkinen, K., Vasander, H., Westerdahl, J
(2011) Greenhouse gas calculation methodologies for fuels based on peat and peat grown biomass. Service contract to improve understanding of greenhouse gas impacts of using peat or peat grown biomass for tra....
Brussels : European Commission

2008

Evaluation of Models (PaSim, RothC, CENTURY and DNDC) for Simulation of Grassland Carbon Cycling at Plot, Field and Regional Scale. STRIVE Report 20
Byrne, K.A. and Kiely, G.
(2008) Evaluation of Models (PaSim, RothC, CENTURY and DNDC) for Simulation of Grassland Carbon Cycling at Plot, Field and Regional Scale. STRIVE Report 20
Wexford, Ireland : Environmental Protection Agency

2006

2006 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, Volume 4: Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land-Use, Chapter 7, Wetlands: Peatland Section.
Blain, D., Row, C., Alm, J., Byrne, K. Parish, F
(2006) 2006 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, Volume 4: Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land-Use, Chapter 7, Wetlands: Peatland Section.
Eggleston, S., Buendia, L., Miwa, K., Ngara, T. and Tanabe, K(Ed.) Hayama, Japan. : Institute for Global Environmental Strategies,

2004

Greenhouse gas budgets of peat use for energy in Ireland
Lappi, S. and Byrne, K.A.
(2004) Greenhouse gas budgets of peat use for energy in Ireland
Dublin : Sustainable Energy Ireland and IEA Bioenergy

2004

EU peatlands: Current carbon stocks and trace gas fluxes
Byrne, K.A., Chojnicki, B., Christensen, T.R., Drösler, M., Freibauer, A., Friborg, T., Frolking, S., Lindroth, A., Mailhammer, J., Malmer, N., Selin, P., Turunen, J., Valentini, R. and Zetterberg, L.
(2004) EU peatlands: Current carbon stocks and trace gas fluxes
Viterbo, Italy : CarboEurope GHG Report. Specific study 4

2004

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Good Practice Guidance for Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry, Chapter 3: LUCF sector good practice guidance.
Nabuurs, G.-J., Ravindranath, N.H., Freibauer, A., Hohenstein, B., Makundi, W., Paustian, K., Aalde, H., Abdelgair, A.Y., Abdu Khalil, A.S., Barton, J., Bickel, K., Bin-Musa, S., Blain, D., Boer, R., Byrne, K., Cerri, C., Ciccarese, L., Choque, D.-C., Duchemin, E., Dja, L., Ford-Robertson, J., Galinski, W., Germon, J.-C., Ginzo, H., Gytarsky, M., Heath, L., Loustau, D., Mandouri, T., Mindas, J., Pingoud, K., Raison, J., Savchenko, V., Schöne, D., Sievanen, R., Skog, K., Smith, K. and Xu, D.
(2004) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Good Practice Guidance for Land Use, Land-Use Change and Forestry, Chapter 3: LUCF sector good practice guidance.
J. Penman, Gytarsky, M., Hiraishi, T., Krug, T., Kruger, D., Pipatti, R., Buendia, L., Miya, K., Ngara, T., Tanabe, K. and Wagner, F.(Ed.) Hayama, Japan : Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

2003

Climate Change, Scenarios & Impacts for Ireland (2000-LS-5.2.1-M1). Final Report.
Sweeney, J., Brereton, T., Byrne, C., Charleton, R., Emblow, C., Fealy, R., Holden, N., Jones, M., Donnelly, A., Moore, S., Pursar, P., Byrne, K., Farrell, T., Mayes, E., Minchin, D., Wilson, J. and Wilson, J.
(2003) Climate Change, Scenarios & Impacts for Ireland (2000-LS-5.2.1-M1). Final Report.
Johnstown Castle, Co. Wexford, Ireland : Environmental Protection Agency

1999

Carbon sequestration and Irish forests
Kilbride, C.M., Byrne, K.A. and Gardiner, J.J.
(1999) Carbon sequestration and Irish forests
Dublin : COFORD