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

Scenarios of storminess and regional wind extremes under climate change
Technical paper
Review of the impacts of climate change on soil processes - Appendices 1
Technical paper
Review of the impacts of climate change on soil processes - Appendices 2
Technical paper
Operationalising resilience in dairy agroecosystems – Final Report
Technical paper
Farm-level adaptive capacity to climate change
Technical paper
Development of advanced weather and climate modelling tools to help vineyard regions adapt to climate change – Part 2
Technical paper
Coordination and cooperation for effective Climate Policy design
Technical paper
Development of advanced weather and climate modelling tools to help vineyard regions adapt to climate change – Part 1
Technical paper
Adapting to climate change Information for the New Zealand food system
Technical paper
Forage crop opportunities as a result of climate change
Information paper
Modelling Climate Change Impacts on Agriculture and Forestry with the extended LTEM (LincolnTrade and Environmental Model)
Report
Responding to climate change in the land based sectors: A social science research strategy for New Zealand – Full Report
Report
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
Defining climate adaptive forage traits and genetic resources – Final Report on MPI Contract AGR30811
Technical paper
Farm-level adaptive capacity to climate change: The role of financial strategies and financial Institutions in Australia
Technical paper

Mitigation

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
Enteric methane mitigation through nanoparticles
Technical paper
Framework & Milestone report – H2 management in the rumen – Final report
Technical paper
Identification of methanogen-specific inhibitors and cross- reactive vaccine antigens
Technical paper
Identifying non-agricultural and agricultural plant species with antimethanogenic properties
Technical paper
N2O and ammonia emissions from biochar amended urea prills.
Technical paper
Soil carbon sink enhancement – Final Report
Technical paper
Analysis of potential impacts of DCD on ammonium concentrations in waterways
Technical paper
Effect of soil aeration status on the degradation of DCD in soil
Technical paper
Improved measurements of hill country soil carbon – to assist carbon change studies – Final Report
Technical paper
Review of gaseous emissions of methane, nitrous oxide and ammonia, and nitrate leaching to water, from farm dairy effluent storage and application to land – Final Report
Technical paper
Temperature and rainfall effects on dicyandiamide (DCD) longevity in soils under field conditions
Technical paper
Systems analysis to quantify the role of farm management in GHG emissions and sinks for pastoral sector – Technical paper
Technical paper
Report on negative N2O fluxes
Technical paper
Recommendations for irrigation management and grazing timings to minimise N2O emissions.
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

Forestry

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
Best options for land use following radiata harvest in the Gisborne District under climate change: Literature review
Technical paper
Use of modern technology including LiDAR to update the New Zealand Land Resource Inventory - Report
Technical paper
Development of spatially based look-up tables for planted forest species – Part 2
Technical paper
Development of spatially based look-up tables for planted forest species – Part 1
Technical paper
Aging ‘non-forest’ to ‘forest’ transition of gorse and broom – Final Report
Technical paper
Do tree-pasture systems accumulate more soil carbon? A pilot project
Technical paper
Improved allometric functions for Scotch broom and tauhinu – Draft Final Report
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
Novel poplars and willow adapted to climate change – Final Report
Technical paper
Future proofing plantation forests from pests
Technical paper
Development of a carbon sequestration web tool for Eucalyptus fastigata
Technical paper
Defining options to reduce tree harvesting costs on steep slopes
Technical paper
Above- and below-ground carbon in Eucalyptus fastigata in the central North Island of New Zealand
Technical paper
The effects of dicyandiamide (DCD) leaching and runoff on aquatic environments (1)
Technical paper

Cross cutting issues

Integrated Assessment of Trade-Releated impacts of global climate change and climate polices – SLMACC Final Report
Report
Defining options to reduce tree harvesting costs on steep slopes
Technical paper
Biogas fuel from a closed-loop nitrogen supply cropping system
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
Land use decision tool (MyFarm)
Technical paper
Nitrous oxide emissions from waterways
Technical paper
Scenarios of Regional Drought under Climate Change
Technical paper
Benefits of managing soil water deficits for production and environmental goals
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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