Dr Helen C. Glanville

Title: Lecturer in Physical Geography
Phone: 01782 733987
Email: h.c.glanville@keele.ac.uk
Location: William Smith Building Room 1.39
Role: Lecturer in Physical Geography
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After graduating with an MSci. in Geology from Birmingham University, I worked in the oil and gas industry as a formation damage geologist for 6 months. I then had a complete career change and moved to South Korea to work as an English teacher. After 2 years as a senior teacher, I returned to the UK (2008) to pursue a career in academia by studying for a Ph.D in soil biogeochemistry at Bangor University, looking at drivers controlling soil respiration in temperate grasslands and high Arctic tundra in Svalbard. I was awarded the Drapers’ Company Bronze medal (2013) in recognition of outstanding academic achievements and for providing pastoral support to my peers.

Since completing my PhD, I have worked as a biogeochemist on 2 large NERC-funded consortium projects (2013-2017), both at Bangor university. My research explored critical thresholds controlling microbial pathways in terrestrial and aquatic environments (North Wales and SW England) to understand their role in larger scale, global nutrient (C, N and P) cycling processes (for further project information follow the links http://www.turf2surf.org/ and http://www.nerc-domaine.uk/).

I then joined the Geography, Geology and the Environment group at Keele university as a Lecturer in Physical Geography in 2017 where I am keen to develop new and exciting research ideas and continue to widen my research collaborations.

Qualifications and Membership of Professional Bodies

M.Sci. (Hons) Geology, University of Birmingham (2001-2005)

Ph.D. Soil biogeochemistry, Bangor University (2008-2012)

Member of the British Society of Soil Science

Research interests

Nutrient cycling in temperate and Arctic soils

Climate change and its effect on soil nutrient cycling

Biogeochemistry in terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems

Soil-microbe interactions

Dissolved organic matter processing my microbial communities

Modelling soil microbial nutrient cycles

Selected Publications

  • Brailsford F, Glanville H, Marshall M, Golyshin P, Johnes P, Yates C, Owen A, Jones D. 2017. Microbial use of low molecular weight DOM in filtered and unfiltered freshwater: Role of ultra-small organisms and implications for water quality monitoring. Science of the Total Environment, vol. 598, 377-384. doi> link>
  • Smart SM, Blanes-Alberola M, Cosby BJ, Glanville HC, Jones DL, Marshall MR, Mercado L, Reinsch S, Emmett BA. 2017. Leaf dry matter content is better at predicting above-ground net primary production than specific leaf area. Functional Ecology. doi>
  • Smart SM, Blanes-Alberola M, Cosby BJ, Glanville HC, Jones DL, Marshall MR, Mercado L, Reinsch S, Emmett BA. 2017. Leaf dry matter content is better at predicting above-ground net primary production than specific leaf area. Functional Ecology. doi>
  • Emmett BA, Cooper D, Smart SM, Jackson B, Thomas A, Cosby BJ, Evans C, Glanville HC, McDonald JE, Malham SK, Jarvis S, Rajko-Nenow P, Webb GP, Rowe E, Jones L, Vanbergen AJ, Keith A, Carter H, Pereira MG, Hughes S, Robinson I, wade A, Jones DL. 2016. Spatial patterns and environmental constraints on ecosystem services at a catchment scale. Science of the Total Environment. doi>
  • Emmett BA, Cooper D, Smart SM, Jackson B, Thomas A, Cosby BJ, Evans C, Glanville HC, McDonald JE, Malham SK, Jarvis S, Rajko-Nenow P, Webb GP, Rowe E, Jones L, Vanbergen AJ, Keith A, Carter H, Pereira MG, Hughes S, Robinson I, wade A, Jones DL. 2016. Spatial patterns and environmental constraints on ecosystem services at a catchment scale. Science of the Total Environment. doi>

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Journal Articles

  • Brailsford F, Glanville H, Marshall M, Golyshin P, Johnes P, Yates C, Owen A, Jones D. 2017. Microbial use of low molecular weight DOM in filtered and unfiltered freshwater: Role of ultra-small organisms and implications for water quality monitoring. Science of the Total Environment, vol. 598, 377-384. doi> link>
  • Smart SM, Blanes-Alberola M, Cosby BJ, Glanville HC, Jones DL, Marshall MR, Mercado L, Reinsch S, Emmett BA. 2017. Leaf dry matter content is better at predicting above-ground net primary production than specific leaf area. Functional Ecology. doi>
  • Smart SM, Blanes-Alberola M, Cosby BJ, Glanville HC, Jones DL, Marshall MR, Mercado L, Reinsch S, Emmett BA. 2017. Leaf dry matter content is better at predicting above-ground net primary production than specific leaf area. Functional Ecology. doi>
  • Emmett BA, Cooper D, Smart SM, Jackson B, Thomas A, Cosby BJ, Evans C, Glanville HC, McDonald JE, Malham SK, Jarvis S, Rajko-Nenow P, Webb GP, Rowe E, Jones L, Vanbergen AJ, Keith A, Carter H, Pereira MG, Hughes S, Robinson I, wade A, Jones DL. 2016. Spatial patterns and environmental constraints on ecosystem services at a catchment scale. Science of the Total Environment. doi>
  • Emmett BA, Cooper D, Smart SM, Jackson B, Thomas A, Cosby BJ, Evans C, Glanville HC, McDonald JE, Malham SK, Jarvis S, Rajko-Nenow P, Webb GP, Rowe E, Jones L, Vanbergen AJ, Keith A, Carter H, Pereira MG, Hughes S, Robinson I, wade A, Jones DL. 2016. Spatial patterns and environmental constraints on ecosystem services at a catchment scale. Science of the Total Environment. doi>
  • Graham EB, Knelman JE, Schindlbacher A, Siciliano S, Breulmann M, Yannarell A, Berman JM, Abell G, Philippot L, Prosser J, Foulquier A, Yuste JC, Glanville HC, Jones DL, Angel R, Salminen J, Newton RJ, Bürgmann H, Ingram LJ, Hamer U, Siljanen HMP, Peloniemi K, Potthast K, Bañeras L, Hartmann M, Banerjee S, Yu RQ, Cao Y, Kaisermann A, Hallin S, Strickland M, Garcia-Pausas J, Barba J, Kang H, Isobe K, Papaspyrou S, Celussi M, Lagomarsino A, Lindström E, Basiliko N, Nemergut DR. 2016. Microbes as engines of ecosystem function: when does community structure enhance predictions of ecosystem processes?. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi>
  • Graham EB, Knelman JE, Schindlbacher A, Siciliano S, Breulmann M, Yannarell A, Berman JM, Abell G, Philippot L, Prosser J, Foulquier A, Yuste JC, Glanville HC, Jones DL, Angel R, Salminen J, Newton RJ, Bürgmann H, Ingram LJ, Hamer U, Siljanen HMP, Peloniemi K, Potthast K, Bañeras L, Hartmann M, Banerjee S, Yu RQ, Cao Y, Kaisermann A, Hallin S, Strickland M, Garcia-Pausas J, Barba J, Kang H, Isobe K, Papaspyrou S, Celussi M, Lagomarsino A, Lindström E, Basiliko N, Nemergut DR. 2016. Microbes as engines of ecosystem function: when does community structure enhance predictions of ecosystem processes?. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi>
  • Glanville HC, Hill PW, Schnepf A, Oburger E, Jones DL. 2015. Combined use of empirical data and mathematical modelling to better estimate the microbial turnover of isotopically labelled carbon substrates in soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. doi>
  • Smedlie F, Scarfi S, De Domenico E, Garel E, Glanville HC, Gentile G, La Cono V, Tamburini C, Giulaino L, Yakimov M. 2015. Variations in microbial community structure through the stratified water column in the Tyrrenian Sea (Central Mediterranean). Proceedings- Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology Part a Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology. doi>
  • Smedlie F, Scarfi S, De Domenico E, Garel E, Glanville HC, Gentile G, La Cono V, Tamburini C, Giulaino L, Yakimov M. 2015. Variations in microbial community structure through the stratified water column in the Tyrrenian Sea (Central Mediterranean). Proceedings- Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology Part a Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology. doi>
  • Fisk LM, Barton L, Jones DL, Glanville HC, Murphy DV. 2015. Root exudate carbon was more effective than soil organic carbon at decreasing the risk of nitrogen loss in a semi-arid soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. doi>
  • Fisk LM, Barton L, Jones DL, Glanville HC, Murphy DV. 2015. Root exudate carbon was more effective than soil organic carbon at decreasing the risk of nitrogen loss in a semi-arid soil. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. doi>
  • DeLuca TH, Glanville HC, Harris M, Emmett BA, Pingree MRA, Lozano de Sosa L, Cerza-Morenò C, Jones DL. 2015. A novel biologically-based approach to evaluating soil phosphorous availability across complex landscapes. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. doi>
  • DeLuca TH, Glanville HC, Harris M, Emmett BA, Pingree MRA, Lozano de Sosa L, Cerza-Morenò C, Jones DL. 2015. A novel biologically-based approach to evaluating soil phosphorous availability across complex landscapes. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. doi>
  • Quilliam RS, Glanville HC, Wade SC, Jones DL. 2013. Life in the ‘charosphere’ – Does biochar in agricultural soil provide a significant habitat for microorganisms?. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. doi>
  • Quilliam RS, Glanville HC, Wade SC, Jones DL. 2013. Life in the ‘charosphere’ – Does biochar in agricultural soil provide a significant habitat for microorganisms?. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. doi>
  • Glanville HC, Hill PW, Macarone L, Golyshin P, Murphy DV, Jones DL. 2012. Temperature and water controls on vegetation emergence, microbial dynamics, and soil carbon and nitrogen fluxes in a high Arctic tundra ecosystem. Functional Ecology. doi>
  • Glanville HC, Rousk JR, Golyshin P, Jones DL. 2012. Mineralization of low molecular weight carbon substrates in soil solution under laboratory and field conditions. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. doi>
  • Glanville HC, Mills R, McGovern S, Emmett BA, Jones DL. 2011. Soil respiration across three contrasting ecosystem types: comparison of two portable IRGA systems. Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science. doi>
  • Rousk JR, Brookes PC, Glanville HC, Jones DL. 2011. Lack of correlation between turnover of low molecular weight dissolved organic and differences in microbial community composition or growth across a soil pH gradient. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. doi>
  • Rousk JR, Brookes PC, Glanville HC, Jones DL. 2011. Lack of correlation between turnover of low molecular weight dissolved organic and differences in microbial community composition or growth across a soil pH gradient. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. doi>

Other

  • Smart SM, Reinsch S, Mercado L, Blanes-Alberola M, Cosby BJ, Glanville HC, Jones DL, Marshall MR, Emmett BA. Plant aboveground and belowground standing biomass measurements in the Conwy catchment in North Wales (2013 and 2014). doi>
  • Smart SM, Reinsch S, Mercado L, Blanes-Alberola M, Cosby BJ, Glanville HC, Jones DL, Marshall MR, Emmett BA. Plant aboveground and belowground standing biomass measurements in the Conwy catchment in North Wales (2013 and 2014). doi>
  • Blanes MC, Reinsch S, Mercado L, Harmens H, Cosby BJ, Glanville HC, Jones DL, Marshall MR, Emmett BA. Plant physiological measurements in North Wales and Northwest England (2013, 2014 and 2016).
  • Blanes MC, Reinsch S, Mercado L, Harmens H, Cosby BJ, Glanville HC, Jones DL, Marshall MR, Emmett BA. Plant physiological measurements in North Wales and Northwest England (2013, 2014 and 2016).
  • Glanville HC, Reisnch S, Cosby BJ, Marshall MR, Smart SS, Winterbourn JB, Jones DL. Soil carbon data in the Conwy catchment in North Wales 2014. doi>
  • Glanville HC, Reinsch S, Cosby BJ, Marshall MR, Emmett BA, Lozano de Sosa L, Cerdá-Moreno C, Mesa E, Martínez I, Espí J, Chesworth S, Havelange W, Jones DL. Soil physical, chemical and biological measurements in the Conwy Catchment (North Wales) 2013 and 2014. doi>