Sustainable Land Management & Climate Change (SLMACC) Research reports

A list of reports produced by the Sustainable Land Management and Climate Change (SLMACC) Research Programme, categorised by topic.

Celebrating 10 years of research

Read about some of the projects funded by SLMACC during the past 10 years.

Adaptation

Adapting to climate change in the kiwifruit industry
Information paper
Adapting to climate change Information for the New Zealand food system
Technical paper
Application of high-resolution climate measurement and Modelling to the adaptation of New Zealand vineyard regions to climate variability
Technical paper
Bridging the gap between environmental knowledge and research, and desired environmental outcomes to achieve sustainable land management: Phase Three
Information paper
Changes in drought risk with climate change
Technical paper
Climate change and biocontrol systems
Technical paper
Climate Change and CommunityResilience in the Waiapu Catchment
Technical paper
Climate change business opportunities for Maori land and Maori organisations
Technical paper
Climate change impacts on plant diseases affecting New Zealand horticulture
Technical paper
Climate change risks to pastoral production systems
Information paper
Climate Smart Intensification options for New Zealand Pastoral Farmers
Report
Coordination and cooperation for effective Climate Policy design
Technical paper
Cost and Benefits of Climate Change and Adaptation to Climate change in New Zealand Agriculture: What do we know so far?
Information paper
Defining climate adaptive forage traits and genetic resources – Final Report on MPI Contract AGR30811
Technical paper
Development of advanced weather and climate modelling tools to help vineyard regions adapt to climate change – Part 1
Technical paper

Mitigation

A fermentation system for rapid and accurate modelling of rumen function
Information paper
A review of unpublished New Zealand trials examining diurnal variation and diet effects on faecal and urinary nitrogen concentrations in dairy cattle
Technical paper
Ammonia from animal excreta
Technical paper
Analysis of potential impacts of DCD on ammonium concentrations in waterways
Technical paper
Assessment of the GHG footprint of the low and high input dairy systems of the Canterbury P21 farmlet trial
Technical paper
Biogas Fuel from a Closed-Loop Nitrogen Supply Cropping System
Technical paper
Carbon Stocks and Changes in New Zealand’s Soils and Forests, and Implications of Post-2012 Accounting Options for Land-Based Emissions Offsets and Mitigation Opportunities - Including Appendices
Technical paper
Climate change policy: Measures to address - Agriculture sector GHG Emissions
Information paper
Detection of historical changes in pasture growth and attribution to climate change
Technical paper
Developing better methods for culturing rumen bacteria
Technical paper
Development of a novel biofilter cover to offset methane emission from dairy effluent ponds
Technical paper
Development of a novel biofilter cover to offset methane emissions from dairy effluent ponds: Final report
Technical paper
Development of novel technologies to reduce agricultural methane emissions
Technical paper
Diagnostic tests for greenhouse gas production
Technical paper
Effect of dicyandiamide (DCD) on white clover growth and nitrogen fixation in ryegrass/white clover pasture
Technical paper
Effect of soil aeration status on the degradation of DCD in soil
Technical paper

Forestry

Above- and below-ground carbon in Eucalyptus fastigata in the central North Island of New Zealand
Technical paper
Aging 'non-forest' to 'forest' transition of gorse and broom – Final Report
Fact sheet
Aging 'non-forest' to 'forest' transition of gorse and broom – Final Summary paper
Fact sheet
Aging ‘non-forest’ to ‘forest’ transition of gorse and broom – Final Report
Technical paper
Allocation of New Zealand’s Harvest to Domestic and Export Products
Technical paper
Annual carbon emissions associated with natural disturbance in New Zealand’s natural and planted forests Final Report
Technical paper
Best options for land use following radiata harvest in the Gisborne District under climate change: Literature review
Technical paper
Best options for land use following radiata harvest in the Gisborne District under climate change: Spatial analysis of erosion susceptibility in plantation forests, East Coast Region
Technical paper
Carbon accounting: Forest growth rates and changing climates
Technical paper
Carbon accounting: Forestry accounting options
Technical paper
Carbon risk management strategies for forest owners in New Zealand
Information paper
Carbon Stocks and Changes in New Zealand’s Soils and Forests, and Implications of Post-2012 Accounting Options for Land-Based Emissions Offsets and Mitigation Opportunities – Including Appendices
Technical paper
Climate Change and Community Resilience in the Waiapu Catchment
Technical paper
Defining options to reduce tree harvesting costs on steep slopes
Technical paper
Development of a carbon sequestration web tool for Eucalyptus fastigata
Technical paper
Development of spatially based look-up tables for planted forest species – Part 1
Technical paper

Cross cutting issues

Aohanga Incorporation Climate change mitigation and adaptation
Technical paper
Benefits of managing soil water deficits for production and environmental goals
Technical paper
Biogas fuel from a closed-loop nitrogen supply cropping system
Technical paper
Defining options to reduce tree harvesting costs on steep slopes
Technical paper
Flood Risk Under Climate Change: A framework for assessing the impacts of climate change on river flow and floods using dynamically downscaled climate scenarios
Technical paper
Framework for assessment of climate impacts on New Zealand's Hydrological Systems
Technical paper
Integrated Assessment of Trade-Releated impacts of global climate change and climate polices – SLMACC Final Report
Report
Land use decision tool (MyFarm)
Technical paper
Nitrous oxide emissions from waterways
Technical paper
Scenarios of Regional Drought under Climate Change
Technical paper
Triggers and thresholds of land-use change in relation to climate change and other key trends: A Review and assessment of potential implications for New Zealand
Technical paper
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