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Future Landscapes Phosphorus Best Practice Investigating whether current fertiliser and effluent guidelines and policy are strong enough to prevent phosphorus loss PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $50,000 Research duration: June 2016 – December 2019 COLLABORATORS AgResearch, Lincoln University, South Island Dairy Development Centre   You are here: Future Landscapes / Phosphorus Best Practice What Are We…

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Future Landscapes Physiographic Environments of New Zealand Integrating landscape process knowledge with water chemistry to understand how and why surface water quality varies across New Zealand PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $100,000 Research duration: July 2017 – December 2019 COLLABORATORS Auckland Council, Bay of Plenty Regional Council, Envirolink, Environment Canterbury, Environment Southland, Horizons Regional Council, Land…

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Future Landscapes Cascade of Soil Erosion Developing sediment models to enable land managers, water users, communities and iwi to set sediment-related water quality targets PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $400,000 Research duration: January 2017 – December 2018 COLLABORATORS Horizons Regional Council, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, Massey University   You are here: Future Landscapes / Cascade of…

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Future Landscapes Measuring Denitrification The development of a method for measuring denitrification is a first for New Zealand, providing vital data for understanding natural denitrification processes PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $230,900 Research duration: January 2017 – December 2018 COLLABORATORS GNS Science, Horizons Regional Council, Waikato Regional Council   You are here: Future Landscapes / Measuring…

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Future Landscapes Assessing Contaminants with Stream Order Determining whether excluding livestock from large streams in flat catchments would substantially decrease the contaminant load PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $50,000 Research duration: January 2017 – December 2017 COLLABORATORS AgResearch, Land Water People   You are here: Future Landscapes / Assessing Contaminants with Stream Order What Did We…

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Future Landscapes Innovative Agricultural Microbiomes Understanding and manipulating interactions between soil, plant and animal microbiomes to improve water quality and sustainable pastoral productivity PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $1,800,000 Research duration: July 2017 – April 2020 COLLABORATORS AgResearch, DairyNZ, Lincoln University, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, University of Otago   You are here: Future Landscapes / Innovative…

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Future Landscapes Faecal Source Tracking Identifying the sources of faecal contamination in waterways, and identifying naturalised Escherichia coli to help establish water quality for swimming Testing for E.coli PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $250,000 Research duration: July 2017 – December 2019 COLLABORATORS AgResearch, Auckland University, Department of Conservation, ESR, Horizons Regional Council, Manawatu Citizen Science, Massey…

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Future Landscapes Benign Denitrification in Groundwaters Developing a cost-effective technique to assess denitrification processes and end products in shallow groundwaters PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $170,000 Research duration: January 2017 – January 2020 COLLABORATORS GNS Science, Horizons Regional Council, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, Massey University, Waikato Regional Council   You are here: Future Landscapes / Benign…

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Future Landscapes Interoperable Modelling Designing an open source modelling system to assess productivity potential and water quality contaminant dynamics at farm and catchment scales PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $900,000 Research duration: February 2017 – April 2020 COLLABORATORS AgResearch, DairyNZ, Environment Southland, GNS Science, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, Ministry for the Environment, NIWA, Overseer Ltd, Plant…

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Future Landscapes Next Generation Systems Identifying next generation primary production systems and opportunities to change the face of farming PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $2,000,000 Research duration: July 2016 – December 2019 COLLABORATORS AgResearch, Central Plains Water, Drumpeel Farms, Leftfield Innovation, Lincoln University, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, Ngāi Tahu Farming, Pāmu, Plant & Food Research, Rotomā…

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Future Landscapes Land Use Suitability Land use suitability tools and assessment processes for increasing land use diversity and delivering better community outcomes. Land Use Suitability schematic LUS Spatial Explorer PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $2,750,000 Research duration: June 2016 – December 2019 COLLABORATORS AgResearch, Environment Canterbury, Environment Southland, GNS Science, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, NIWA, Plant…

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Future Landscapes Sources and Flows Managing contaminant pathways and attenuation to create headroom for productive land use PROJECT DETAILS Challenge funding: $3,150,000 Research duration: October 2016 – December 2019 COLLABORATORS AgResearch, Beef + Lamb NZ, Environment Canterbury, Environment Southland, ESR, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Landcorp, Lincoln Agritech, Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research, NIWA, Northland Regional Council,…

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