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

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Impacts of climate change on land-based sectors and adaptation options
Technical paper
Innovative and targeted mechanisms for supporting adaptation in the primary sector : Final Report DRAFT
Technical paper
Application of high-resolution climate measurement and Modelling to the adaptation of New Zealand vineyard regions to climate variability
Technical paper
Climate Change and CommunityResilience in the Waiapu Catchment
Technical paper
Climate Smart Intensification options for New Zealand Pastoral Farmers
Report
Impacts of climate change on erosion and erosion control methods – A critical review final report
Technical paper
Impact of climate change on crop pollinator in New Zealand
Technical paper
Climate change impacts on plant diseases affecting New Zealand horticulture
Technical paper
Adapting to climate change in the kiwifruit industry
Information paper
Climate change and biocontrol systems
Technical paper
Climate change risks to pastoral production systems
Information paper
Cost and Benefits of Climate Change and Adaptation to Climate change in New Zealand Agriculture: What do we know so far?
Information paper
Drought, agricultural production and climate change - A way forward to a better understanding
Information paper
Enhanced modelling capability to conduct climate change impact assessments
Information paper
Four Degrees of Global Warming
Technical paper
Four Degrees of Global Warming-Appendices
Technical paper

Mitigation

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Systems analysis to quantify the role of farm management in GHG emissions and sinks for pastoral sectors
Technical paper
Total greenhouse gas emissions from farm systems with increasing use of supplementary feeds across different regions of New Zealand
Technical paper
Use of shallow samples to estimate the total carbon storage in pastoral soils
Technical paper
Improving production efficiency as a strategy to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions on pastoral dairy farms in New Zealand
Technical paper
Nitrous oxide emissions during maize cropping
Technical paper
Novel methane assessment in ruminants
Technical paper
Substitution of lucerne silage by increasing levels of maize silage or maize grain results in a quadratic response in methane emissions from sheep
Technical paper
Effect of temperature on dicyandiamide (DCD) longevity in pastoral soils under field conditions
Technical paper
GHG emissions from managed peat soils
Technical paper
Hotspot Areas of Nitrous Oxide Emissions from Pasture Grazed by Dairy Cows
Technical paper
Implications of alternative metrics to account for non-CO2 GHG emissions
Technical paper
Assessment of the GHG footprint of the low and high input dairy systems of the Canterbury P21 farmlet trial
Technical 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 emissions from dairy effluent ponds: Final report
Technical paper
Development of novel technologies to reduce agricultural methane emissions
Technical paper

Forestry

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The effects of dicyandiamide (DCD) leaching and runoff on aquatic environments (2)
Technical paper
The potential for using foliar carbon isotopic signature to screen drought tolerant radiate pine genotypes for dryland plantation forests in New Zealand
Technical paper
Implications of Changes in Albedo on the Benefits of Forests as carbon sinks – Parameters for assessing the importance of indirect effects
Technical paper
Implications of changes in Albedo on the benefits of forests as carbon sinks
Technical paper
Quantification of mycorrhizal limitation in beech spread
Technical paper
The effect of climate change on New Zealand's Planted Forest
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
Douglas-fir adjustment functions for the Forest carbon predictor version 4.04
Technical paper
Identification of methanogen-specific inhibitors and cross-reactive vaccine antigens
Technical paper
New Forest Management Approaches to Steep Hills
Technical paper
Climate Change and Community Resilience in the Waiapu Catchment
Technical paper
Annual carbon emissions associated with natural disturbance in New Zealand’s natural and planted forests Final Report
Technical paper
The effect of climate change on New Zealand's planted forests: impacts, risks and opportunities
Information paper
The threat to New Zealand's plantation forests from four pests under a changing climate
Technical paper
Voluntary greenhouse gas reporting - Feasibility study
Information paper
Life cycle assessment: Adopting and adapting overseas LCA data and methodologies for building materials in New Zealand
Information paper

Cross cutting issues

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