Dr Nathalie Fenner

Lecturer in Biology (Aquatic)

Contact info

Room 525, 4th Floor Brambell, School of Natural Sciences, Bangor University

email: n.fenner@bangor.ac.uk

 

 

 

  1. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Published

    A communal catalogue reveals Earth's multiscale microbial diversity

    Thompson, L. R., Sanders, J. G., McDonald, D., Amir, A., Ladau, J., Locey, K. J., Prill, R. J., Tripathi, A., Gibbons, S. M., Ackermann, G., Navas-Molina, J. A., Janssen, S., Kopylova, E., Vazquez-Baeza, Y., Gonzalez, A., Morton, J. T., Mirarab, S., Xu, Z. Z., Jiang, L., Haroon, M. F., Kanbar, J., Zhu, Q., Song, S. J., Kosciolek, T., Bokulich, N. A., Lefler, J., Brislawn, C. J., Humphrey, G., Owens, S. M., Hampton-Marcell, J., Berg-Lyons, D., McKenzie, V., Fierer, N., Fuhrman, J. A., Clauset, A., Stevens, R. L., Shade, A., Pollard, K. S., Goodwin, K. D., Jansson, J. K., Gilbert, J. A., Knight, R., Agosto Rivera, J. L., Al-Moosawi, L., Alverdy, J., Amato, K. R., Andras, J., Angenent, L. T., Antonopoulos, D. A., Apprill, A., Armitage, D., Ballantine, K., Bárta, J., Baum, J. K., Berry, A., Bhatnagar, A., Bhatnagar, M., Biddle, J. F., Bittner, L., Boldgiv, B., Bottos, E., Boyer, D. M., Braun, J., Brazelton, W., Brearley, F. Q., Campbell, A. H., Caporaso, J. G., Cardona, C., Carroll, J., Cary, S. C., Casper, B. B., Charles, T. C., Chu, H., Claar, D. C., Clark, R. G., Clayton, J. B., Clemente, J. C., Cochran, A., Coleman, M. L., Collins, G., Colwel, R. R., Contreras, M., Crary, B. B., Creer, S., Cristol, D. A., Crump, B. C., Cui, D., Daly, S. E., Davalos, L., Dawson, R. D., Defazio, J., Delsuc, F., Dionisi, H. M., Dominguez-Bello, M. G., Dowell, R., Dubinsky, E. A., Dunn, P. O., Ercolini, D., Espinoza, R. E., Ezenwa, V., Fenner, N., Findlay, H. S., Fleming, I. D., Fogliano, V., Forsman, A., Freeman, C., Friedman, E. S., Galindo, G., Garcia, L., Garcia-Amado, M. A., Garshelis, D., Gasser, R. B., Gerdts, G., Gibson, M. K., Gifford, I., Gill, R. T., Giray, T., Gittel, A., Golyshin, P., Gong, D., Grossart, H-P., Guyton, K., Haig, S-J., Hale, V., Hall, R. S., Hallam, S. J., Handley, K. M., Hasan, N. A., Haydon, S. R., Hickman, J. E., Hidalgo, G., Hofmockel, K. S., Hooker, J., Hulth, S., Hultman, J., Hyde, E., Ibáñez-Álamo, J. D., Jastrow, J. D., Jex, A. R., Johnson, L. S., Johnston, E. R., Joseph, S., Jurburg, S. D., Jurelevicius, D., Karlsson, A., Karlsson, R., Kauppinen, S., Kellogg, C. T. E., Kennedy, S. J., Kerkhof, L. J., King, G. M., Kling, G. W., Koehler, A. V., Krezalek, M., Kueneman, J., Lamendella, R., Landon, E. M., Lane-deGraaf, K., LaRoche, J., Larsen, P., Laverock, B., Lax, S., Lentino, M., Levin, I. I., Liancourt, P., Liang, W., Linz, A. M., Lipson, D. A., Liu, Y., Lladser, M. E., Lozada, M., Spirito, C. M., MacCormack, W. P., MacRae-Crerar, A., Magris, M., Martín-Platero, A. M., Martín-Vivaldi, M., Martínez, L. M., Martínez-Bueno, M., Marzinelli, E. M., Mason, O. U., Mayer, G. D., McDevitt-Irwin, J. M., McDonald, J., McGuire, K. L., McMahon, K. D., McMinds, R., Medina, M., Mendelson, J. R., Metcalf, J. L., Meyer, F., Michelangeli, F., Miller, K., Mills, D. A., Minich, J., Mocali, S., Moitinho-Silva, L., Moore, A., Morgan-Kiss, R. M., Munroe, P., Myrold, D., Neufeld, J. D., Ni, Y., Nicol, G. W., Nielsen, S., Nissimov, J. I., Niu, K., Nolan, M. J., Noyce, K., O’Brien, S. L., Okamoto, N., Orlando, L., Ortiz Castellano, Y., Osuolale, O., Oswald, W., Parnell, J., Peralta-Sánchez, J. M., Petraitis, P., Pfister, C., Pilon-Smits, E., Piombino, P., Pointing, S. B., Pollock, F. J., Potter, C., Prithiviraj, B., Quince, C., Rani, A., Ranjan, R., Rao, S., Rees, A. P., Richardson, M., Riebesell, U., Robinson, C., Rockne, K. J., Rodriguezl, S. M., Rohwer, F., Roundstone, W., Safran, R. J., Sangwan, N., Sanz, V., Schrenk, M., Schrenzel, M. D., Scott, N. M., Seger, R. L., Seguin-Orlando, A., Seldin, L., Seyler, L. M., Shakhsheer, B., Sheets, G. M., Shen, C., Shi, Y., Shin, H., Shogan, B. D., Shutler, D., Siegel, J., Simmons, S., Sjöling, S., Smith, D. P., Soler, J. J., Sperling, M., Steinberg, P. D., Stephens, B., Stevens, M. A., Taghavi, S., Tai, V., Tait, K., Tan, C. L., Tas, N., Taylor, D. L., Thomas, T., Timling, I., Turner, B. L., Urich, T., Ursell, L. K., van der Lelie, D., Van Treuren, W., van Zwieten, L., Vargas-Robles, D., Vega Thurber, R., Vitaglione, P., Walker, D. A., Walters, W. A., Wang, S., Wang, T., Weave, T., Webster, N. S., Wehrle, B., Weisenhorn, P., Weiss, S., Werner, J. J., West, K., Whitehead, A., Whitehead, S. R., Whittingham, L. A., Willerslev, E., Williams, A. E., Wood, S. A., Woodhams, D. C., Yang, Y., Zaneveld, J., Zarraonaindia, I., Zhang, Q. & Zhao, H., 23 Nov 2017, In : Nature. 551, 7681, p. 457-+

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. Published

    A novel approach to studying the effects of temperature on soil biogeochemistry using a thermal gradient bar

    Fenner, N., Dowrick, D. J., Lock, M. A., Rafarel, C. R. & Freeman, C., 1 Sep 2006, In : Soil Use and Management. 22, 3, p. 267-273

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  4. Published

    A regulatory role for phenol oxidase during decomposition in peatlands.

    Freeman, C., Ostle, N., Fenner, N. & Kang, H., 1 Oct 2004, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 36, 10, p. 1663-1667

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. Published

    Additional carbon sequestration benefits of grassland diversity restoration.

    De Deyn, G. B., Shiel, R. S., Ostle, N. J., McNamara, N. P., Oakley, S., Young, I., Freeman, C., Fenner, N., Quirk, H. & Bardgett, R. D., 1 Jun 2011, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 48, 3, p. 600-608

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  6. Published

    Atmospheric nitrogen deposition promotes carbon loss from peat bogs

    Bragazza, L., Freeman, C., Jones, T., Rydin, H., Limpens, J., Fenner, N., Ellis, T., Gerdol, R., Hajek, T., Iacumin, P., Kutnar, L., Tahvanainen, T. & Toberman, H., 19 Dec 2006, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. 103, 51, p. 19386-19398

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Published

    Carbon preservation in humic lakes; a hierarchical regulatory pathway

    Fenner, N. & Freeman, C., 1 Mar 2013, In : Global Change Biology. 19, 3, p. 775-784

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. Published

    Climate change - Terrestrial export of organic carbon - Reply

    Evans, C. D., Freeman, C., Monteith, D. T., Reynolds, B. & Fenner, N., 21 Feb 2002, In : Nature. 415, 6874, p. 862

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  9. Published

    Comparative analysis of soil microbial communities and their responses to the short-term drought in bog, fen, and riparian wetlands

    Kim, S. Y., Lee, S. H., Freeman, C., Fenner, N. & Kang, H., 1 Nov 2008, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 40, 11, p. 2874-2880

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Published

    Contrasting response to mowing in two abandoned rich fen plant communities

    Menichino, N. M., Fenner, N., Pullin, A. S., Jones, P. S., Guest, J. & Jones, L., 7 Dec 2015, In : Ecological Engineering. 86, p. 210-222

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. Published

    Decomposition ‘hotspots’ in a rewetted peatland: implications for water quality and carbon cycling

    Fenner, N., Williams, R., Toberman, H., Hughes, S., Reynolds, B. & Freeman, C., 1 Oct 2011, In : Hydrobiologia. 674, 1, p. 51-66

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  12. Published

    Drought-induced carbon loss in peatlands

    Fenner, N. & Freeman, C., 20 Nov 2011, In : Nature Geoscience. 4, p. 895-900

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Published

    Elevated CO2 effects on peatland plant community carbon dynamics and DOC production.

    Fenner, N., Ostle, N. J., McNamara, N., Sparks, T., Harmens, H., Reynolds, B. & Freeman, C., 1 Jun 2007, In : Ecosystems. 10, 4, p. 635-647

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. Published

    Evaluation of algal bloom mitigation and nutrient removal in floating constructed wetlands with different macrophyte species

    Fenner, N., West, M., Gough, R. & Freeman, C., Nov 2017, In : Ecological Engineering. 108, Part B, p. 581-588

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  15. Published

    Evidence for sensitivity of dune wetlands to groundwater nutrients

    Rhymes, J. M., Rhymes, J., Wallace, H., Fenner, N. & Jones, L., 21 May 2014, In : Science of the Total Environment. 490, p. 103-113

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. Published

    Export of dissolved organic carbon from peatlands under elevated carbon dioxide levels.

    Freeman, C., Fenner, N., Ostle, N. J., Kang, H., Dowrick, D. J., Reynolds, B., Lock, M. A., Sleep, D., Hughes, S. & Hudson, J., 8 Jul 2004, In : Nature. 430, 6996, p. 195-198

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  17. Published

    Export of organic carbon from peat soils.

    Freeman, C., Evans, C. D., Monteith, D. T., Reynolds, B. & Fenner, N., 23 Aug 2001, In : Nature. 412, 6849, p. 785

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. Published

    Functional and structural responses of bacterial and methanogen communities to 3-year warming incubation in different depths of peat mire

    Kim, S. Y., Freeman, C., Fenner, N. & Kang, H., 1 Jun 2012, In : Applied Soil Ecology. 57, p. 23-30

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. Published

    Hydro-chemical effects following restoration mowing in two rich fen plant communities

    Menichino, N. M., Evans, C., Fenner, N., Freeman, C. & Jones, L., 1 Feb 2019, In : Ecological Engineering. 127, p. 536-546

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  20. Published

    Hydrological effects on the diversity of phenolic degrading bacteria in a peatland: implications for carbon cycling.

    Fenner, N., Freeman, C. & Reynolds, B., 1 Jul 2005, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 37, 7, p. 1277-1287

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Published

    Impeded drainage stimulates extracellular phenol oxidase activity in riparian peat cores.

    Toberman, H., Freeman, C., Artz, R. R., Evans, C. D. & Fenner, N., 1 Dec 2008, In : Soil Use and Management. 24, 4, p. 357-365

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Published

    Infilled Ditches are Hotspots of Landscape Methane Flux Following Peatland Re-wetting

    Cooper, M. D., Evans, C., Zielinski, P., Levy, P. E., Gray, A., Peacock, M., Norris, D., Fenner, N. & Freeman, C., Nov 2014, In : Ecosystems. 17, 7, p. 1227-1241

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    Influence of water table depth on pore water chemistry and Trihalomethane Formation potential in peatlands

    Gough, R. S., Gough, R., Holliman, P. J., Fenner, N., Peacock, M. & Freeman, C., 1 Feb 2016, In : Water Environment Research. 88, 2, p. 107-117

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. Published

    Interactions between elevated CO2 and warming could amplify DOC exports from peatland catchments.

    Fenner, N., Freeman, C., Lock, M. A., Harmens, H., Reynolds, B. & Sparks, T., 29 Mar 2007, In : Environmental Science and Technology. 41, 9, p. 3146-3152

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  25. Published

    Molecular weight spectra of dissolved organic carbon in a rewetted Welsh peatland and possible implications for water quality.

    Fenner, N., Freeman, C., Hughes, S. & Reynolds, B., 1 Jun 2001, In : Soil Use and Management. 17, 2, p. 106-112

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Published

    Natural revegetation of bog pools after peatland restoration involving ditch blocking—The influence of pool depth and implications for carbon cycling

    Peacock, M., Evands, C. D., Fenner, N. & Freeman, C., 1 Aug 2013, In : Ecological Engineering. 57, p. 297-301

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Published

    Observations of a seasonally shifting thermal optimum in peatland carbon-cycling processes; implications for the global carbon cycle and soil enzyme methodologies.

    Fenner, N., Freeman, C. & Reynolds, B., 1 Oct 2005, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 37, 10, p. 1814-1821

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Published

    Ozone Tolerance Found in Aegilops tauschii and Primary Synthetic Hexaploid Wheat

    Brewster, C., Hayes, F. & Fenner, N., 28 Jun 2019, In : Plants. 8, 7, 12 p., 195.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Published

    Peatland carbon efflux partitioning reveals that Sphagnum photosynthate contributes to the DOC pool

    Fenner, N., Ostle, N., Freeman, C., Sleep, D. & Reynolds, B., Feb 2004, In : Plant and Soil. 259, 1-2, p. 345-354

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  30. Published

    Peatland geoengineering: an alternative approach to terrestrial carbon sequestration

    Freeman, C., Fenner, N. & Shirsat, A. H., 13 Sep 2012, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A. 370, 1974, p. 4404-4421

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  31. Published

    Quantifying dissolved organic carbon concentrations in upland catchments using phenolic proxy measurements

    Peacock, M., Burden, A., Cooper, M., Dunn, C., Evans, C. D., Fenner, N., Freeman, C. G., Gough, R. S., Hughes, D., Hughes, S., Jones, T., Lebron, I., West, M. & Zieliński, P., 16 Jan 2013, In : Journal of Hydrology. 477, p. 251-260

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  32. Published

    Relationships between reservoir water quality and catchment habitat type

    Gough, R., Cohen, Y., Fenner, N., Cannon, J. & Freeman, C., 1 Jan 2016, In : International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management. 19, 1, p. 16-39

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  33. Published

    Shifts of soil enzyme activities in wetlands exposed to elevated CO2

    Kang, H., Kim, S. Y., Fenner, N. & Freeman, C., 20 Jan 2005, In : Science of the Total Environment. 337, 1-3, p. 207-212

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  34. Published

    Small changes in water levels and groundwater nutrients alter nitrogen and carbon processing in dune slack soils

    Rhymes, J., Jones, L., Wallace, H., Jones, T. G., Dunn, C. & Fenner, N., Aug 2016, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 99, p. 28-35

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  35. Published

    Subtle shifts in microbial communities occur alongside the release of carbon induced by drought and rewetting in contrasting peatland ecosystems

    Potter, C., Freeman, C., Golyshin, P., Ackerman, G., Fenner, N., McDonald, J., Ehbair, A., Jones, T., Murphy, L. & Creer, S., Sep 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 11314.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  36. Published

    Summer drought decreases soil fungal diversity and associated phenol oxidase activity in upland Calluna heathland soil

    Toberman, H., Freeman, C., Evans, C., Fenner, N. & Artz, R. R., 1 Nov 2008, In : Fems Microbiology Ecology. 66, 2, p. 426-436

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  37. Published

    Summer drought effects upon soil and litter extracellular phenol oxidase activity and soluble carbon release in an upland Calluna heathland

    Toberman, H., Evans, C., Freeman, C., Fenner, N., White, M., Emmett, B. & Artz, R. R., 1 Jun 2008, In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 40, 6, p. 1519-1532

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  38. Published

    The drinking water contaminant dibromoacetonitrile delays G1-S transition and suppresses Chk1 activation at broken replication forks

    Caspari, T., Dyer, J., Fenner, N., Dunn, C. & Freeman, C., 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 12730.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  39. Published

    The effect of peatland drainage and rewetting (ditch blocking) on extracellular enzyme activities and water chemistry

    Airey, B. J., Johncock, A. C., Peacock, M. A., Peacock, M., Jones, T. G., Airey, B., Johncock, A., Evans, C. D., Lebron, I., Fenner, N. & Freeman, C., 21 Aug 2014, In : Soil Use and Management. 31, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  40. Published

    The interactive effects of elevated carbon dioxide and water table draw-down on carbon cycling in a Welsh ombrotrophic bog.

    Ellis, T., Hill, P. W., Fenner, N., Williams, G. G., Godbold, D. & Freeman, C., 1 Jun 2009, In : Ecological Engineering. 35, 6, p. 978-986

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Published

    UV-visible absorbance spectroscopy as a proxy for peatland dissolved organic carbon (DOC) quantity and quality: considerations on wavelength and absorbance degradation

    Gough, R. S., Peacock, M., Evans, C. D., Fenner, N., Freeman, C., Gough, R., Jones, T. G. & Lebron, I., 4 Apr 2014, In : Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts. 50, 6, p. 1445-1461

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  42. Published

    Using chemical, microbial and fluorescence techniques to understand contaminant sources and pathways to wetlands in a conservation site

    Rhymes, J. M., Rhymes, J., Jones, L., Lapworth, D. J., White, D., Fenner, N., McDonald, J. E. & Perkins, T. L., 20 Jan 2015, In : Science of the Total Environment. 511, p. 703-710

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  43. Chapter › Research › Not peer-reviewed
  44. Published

    Hydrological controls on dissolved organic carbon production and release from UK peatlands.

    Fenner, N., Freeman, C., Worrall, F., Baird, A. J. (ed.), Belyea, L. R. (ed.), Xavier Comas, A. S. (ed.) & Slater, L. D. (ed.), 1 Jan 2009, Carbon Cycling in Northern Peatlands. 2009 ed. American Geophysical Union

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  45. Published

    Options for Geoengineering the Climate via Microorganisms: A Peatland Case Study

    Dunn, C., Fenner, N., Shirsat, A. & Freeman, C., Mar 2016, Climate Change and Microbial Ecology: Current Research and Future Trends. Caister Academic Press, p. 185-200

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter