Book


  1. Using R for Digital Soil Mapping
    Malone, B.P.; Minasny, B.; McBratney, A.B.;
    Springer, The Netherlands, 2017, Pages: 300.
  2. Digital Soil Assessments and Beyond: Proceedings of the 5th Global Workshop on Digital Soil Mapping 2012, Sydney, Australia
    Minasny, B.; Malone, B.P.; McBratney, A.B.;
    CRC Press, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2012, Pages: 482.

Journal Articles


  1. Optimizing wavelength selection by using informative vectors forparsimonious infrared spectra modelling
    Ng, W.; Minasny, B.; Malone, B.P.; Sarathjith, M.C.; Das, B.S.;
    Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 2019, 158, 201-210.
    Comments: soil spectra model optimisation.
  2. Using model predictions of soil carbon in farm-scale auditing - A software tool
    de Gruijter, J.J.; Wheeler, I.; Malone, B.P.;
    Agricultural Systems 2019, 169, 24-30.
    Comments: Julia programming language.
  3. The feasibility of predicting the spatial pattern of soil particle-sizedistribution using a pedogenesis model
    Ma, Y.; Minasny, B.; Dimuth, W.D.; Welivitiya, P.; Malone, B.P.; Willgoose, G.R.; McBratney, A.B.;
    Geoderma 2019, 341, 195-205.
    Comments: Pushing into new DSM territory with empiro-mechanistic spatial modelling. Work lead by PhD Candidate Yuxin Ma from Sydney Uni.
  4. Improved disaggregation of conventional soil maps
    Moller, A.B.; Malone, B.P.; Odgers, N.P.; Beucher, A.; Iversen, B.V.; Greve, M.H.; Minasny, B.;
    Geoderma 2019, 341, 148-160.
    Comments: PhD Candidate Anders from Denmark spent some time in study at USYD, and this is some resulting output.
  5. Retrospective monitoring of the spatial variability of crystalline iron in soils of the east shore of Urmia Lake, Iran using remotely sensed data and digital maps
    Shahbazi, F.; McBratney, A.B.; Malone, B.P.; Oustan, S.; Minasny, B.;
    Geoderma 2019, 337, 1196-1207.
    Comments: Collaboration with visiting Iranian researcher Assoc. Prof. Farzin Shahbazi (University of Tabriz, Iran)
  6. Evaluating the spatial and vertical distribution of agriculturally important nutrients - nitrogen, phosphorous and boron - in North West Iran
    Shahbazi, F.; Hughes, P.; McBratney, A.B.; Minasny, B.; Malone, B.P.;
    Catena 2019, 173, 71-82.
    Comments: Collaboration with visiting Iranian researcher Assoc. Prof. Farzin Shahbazi (University of Tabriz, Iran)
  7. In search of an optimum sampling algorithm for prediction of soil properties from infrared spectra
    Ng, W.; Minasny, B.; Malone, B. P.; Filippi, P.;
    PeerJ 2018, XX, XX.
    Comments: Nice and and thorough investigation from PhD student Wartini Ng
  8. Mapping the transition from pre-European settlement to contemporary soil conditions in the Lower Hunter Valley, Australia
    Huang, J.; McBratney, A.B.; Malone, B. P.; Field, D.J.;
    Geoderma 2018, 329, 27-42.
    Comments:
  9. Description and spatial inference of soil drainage using matrix soil colours in the Lower Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia
    Malone, B. P.; McBratney, A.B.; Minasny, B.;
    PeerJ 2018, 6, e4659.
    Comments:
  10. Auditing on-farm soil carbon stocks using downscaled national mapping products: Examples from Australia and New Zealand
    Malone, B. P.; Hedley, C.; Roudier, P.; Minasny, B.; Jones, E.; McBratney, A.B.;
    Geoderma Regional 2018, 13, 1-14.
    Comments: Collaboration with Landcare Research, New Zealand.
  11. More Data or a Better Model? Figuring Out What Matters Most for the Spatial Prediction of Soil Carbon
    Somarathna, P. D. S. N.; Minasny, B.; Malone, B. P.;
    Soil Science Society of America journal 2017, 81, 1413-1426.
    Comments: Paper by PhD student Sanji towards the end of her candidature
  12. Comparison of regression methods for spatial downscaling of soil organic carbon stocks maps
    Roudier, P.*; Malone, B. P.; Hedley, C. B.; Minasny, B.; McBratney, A.B.;
    Computer and Electronics in Agriculture 2017, 142, 91-100.
    Comments:
  13. Evaluating a Bayesian modelling approach (INLA-SPADE) for environmental mapping
    Huang, J.*; Malone, B. P.; Minasny, B.; McBratney, A.B.; Triantafilis, J.;
    Science of the Total Environment 2017, 609, 621-632.
    Comments:
  14. Rejoinder to Comments on Minasny et al., 2017 Soil carbon 4 per mille Geoderma 292, 59-86
    Minasny, B.*; Arrouays, D.; McBratney, A. B.; Angers, D. A.; Chambers, A.; Chaplot, V.; Chen, Z.; Cheng, K.; Das, B. S.; Field, D. J.; Gimona, A.; Hedley, C. B.; Hong, S.; Mandal, B.; Malone, B. P.; Marchant, B. P.; Martin, M.; Brian, B. G.; Mulder, V. L.; O'Rourke, S.; Richer-de-Forges, A. R.; Odeh, I.; Padarian, J.; Paustian, K.; Pan, G.; Poggio, L.; Savin, I.; Stolbovoy, V.; Stockmann, U.; Sulaeman, Y.; Tsui, C.; Vagen, T.; van Wesemael, B.; Winowiecki, L.;
    Geoderma 2017, xx, xxx.
    Comments: A letter to the editor
  15. Geochemical fingerprinting of volcanic soils used for wetland rice in West Sumatra, Indonesia
    Fiantis, D.*; Gusnidar, ; Malone, B. P.; Pallasser, R.; Van Ranst, E.; Minasny, B.;
    Geoderma Regional 2017, 10, 48-63.
    Comments: Prof. Dian Fiantis is from the Department of Soil Science, Faculty of Agriculture, Universitas Andalas, Kampus Limau Manis.
  16. Quantifying and predicting spatio-temporal variability of soil CH4 and N2O fluxes from a seemingly homogeneous Australian agricultural field
    McDaniel, M. D.*; Simpson, R. G.; Malone, B. P.; McBratney, A. B.; Minasny, B.; Adams, M. A.;
    Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 2017, 240, 182-193.
    Comments:
  17. Soil carbon 4 per mille
    Minasny, B.*; Malone, B. P.; McBratney, A. B.; Angers, D. A.; Arrouays, D.; Chambers, A.; Chaplot, V.; Chen, Z.; Cheng, K.; Das, B. S.; Field, D. J.; Gimona, A.; Hedley, C. B.; Hong, S.; Mandal, B.; Marchant, B. P.; Martin, M.; Brian, B. G.; Mulder, V. L.; O'Rourke, S.; Richer-de-Forges, A. R.; Odeh, I.; Padarian, J.; Paustian, K.; Pan, G.; Poggio, L.; Savin, I.; Stolbovoy, V.; Stockmann, U.; Sulaeman, Y.; Tsui, C.; Vagen, T.; van Wesemael, B.; Winowiecki, L.;
    Geoderma 2017, 292, 59-86.
    Comments:
  18. Digital soil mapping of soil carbon at the farm scale: A spatial downscaling approach in consideration of measured and uncertain data
    Malone, B. P.*; Styc, Q.; Minasny, B.; McBratney, A. B.;
    Geoderma 2017, 290, 91-99.
    Comments:
  19. Rapid assessment of petroleum-contaminated soils with infrared spectroscopy
    Ng, W.*; Malone, B. P.; Minasny, B.;
    Geoderma 2017, 289, 150-160.
    Comments: First lead author paper for new PhD student Wartini Ng
  20. Using the nonparametric k-nearest neighbor approach for predicting cation exchange capacity
    Zolfaghari, A. A.; Taghizadeh-Mehrjardi, R.*; Moshki, A. R.; Malone, B. P.; Weldeyohannes, A. O.; Sarmadian, F.; Yazdani, M. R.;
    Geoderma 2016, 265, 111-119.
    Comments:
  21. Prediction of soil surface salinity in arid region of central Iran using auxiliary variables and genetic programming
    Taghizadeh-Mehrjardi, R.; Ayoubi, S.; Namazi, Z.; Malone, B. P.; Zolfaghari, A. A.; Sadrabadi, F. R.;
    Arid Land Research and Management 2016, 30, 49-64.
    Comments:
  22. Mapping soil organic carbon content over New South Wales, Australia using local regression kriging
    Somarathna, P. D. S. N.; Malone, B. P.; Minasny, B.;
    Geoderma Regional 2016, 7, 38-48.
    Comments:
  23. Comparing regression-based digital soil mapping and multiple-point geostatistics for the spatial extrapolation of soil data
    Malone, B. P.; Jha, S. K.; Minasny, B.; McBratney, A. B.;
    Geoderma 2016, 262, 243-253.
    Comments:
  24. Reply to Comment on Potential of integrated field spectroscopy and spatial analysis for enhanced assessment of soil contamination: A prospective review by Horta et al
    Horta, A.; Malone, B. P.; Stockmann, U.; Minasny, B.; Bishop, T. F. A.; McBratney, A. B.; Pallasser, R.; Pozza, L.;
    Geoderma 2016, 271, 256-257.
    Comments:
  25. Farm-scale soil carbon auditing
    de Gruijter, J. J.; McBratney, A. B.; Minasny, B.; Wheeler, I.; Malone, B. P.; Stockmann, U.;
    Geoderma 2016, 265, 120-130.
    Comments: Voted by Geoderma as best research paper for 2016
  26. Landscape-scale exploratory radiometric mapping using proximal soil sensing
    Stockmann, U.; Malone, B. P.; McBratney, A. B.; Minasny, B.;
    Geoderma 2015, 239, 115-129.
    Comments:
  27. Taking account of uncertainties in digital land suitability assessment
    Malone, B. P.; Kidd, D.; Minasny, B.; McBratney, A. B.;
    PeerJ 2015, 3, 1-21.
    Comments:
  28. Eighty-metre resolution 3D soil-attribute maps for Tasmania, Australia
    Kidd, D.; Webb, M.; Malone, B. P.; Minasny, B.; McBratney, A. B.;
    Soil Research 2015, 53, 932-955.
    Comments:
  29. Digital soil assessment of agricultural suitability, versatility and capital in Tasmania, Australia
    Kidd, D.; Webb, M.; Malone, B. P.; Minasny, B.; McBratney, A. B.;
    Geoderma Regional 2015, 6, 7-21.
    Comments:
  30. Operational sampling challenges to digital soil mapping in Tasmania, Australia
    Kidd, D.; Malone, B. P.; McBratney, A. B.; Minasny, B.; Webb, M.;
    Geoderma Regional 2015, 4, 1-10.
    Comments:
  31. Potential of integrated field spectroscopy and spatial analysis for enhanced assessment of soil contamination: A prospective review
    Horta, A.; Malone, B. P.; Stockmann, U.; Minasny, B.; Bishop, T. F. A.; McBratney, A. B.; Pallasser, R.; Pozza, L.;
    Geoderma 2015, 241-242, 180-209.
    Comments: Geoderma best paper award. Best Review of 2015.
  32. Digital mapping of soil salinity in ardakan region, central Iran
    Taghizadeh-Mehrjardi, R.; Minasny, B.; Sarmadian, F.; Malone, B. P.;
    Geoderma 2014, 213, 15-28.
    Comments:
  33. Using model averaging to combine soil property rasters from legacy soil maps and from point data
    Malone, B. P.; Minasny, B.; Odgers, N. P.; McBratney, A. B.;
    Geoderma 2014, 232-234, 34-44.
    Comments:
  34. Soil-landscape endemism: The Glasserton Rigs of the Machars Peninsula, Scotland
    Malone, B. P.; McBratney, A. B.; Collins, J. E.;
    Geoderma Regional 2014, 2-3, 72-81.
    Comments:
  35. A model for the identification of terrons in the Lower Hunter Valley, Australia
    Malone, B. P.; Hughes, P.; McBratney, A. B.; Minasny, B.;
    Geoderma Regional 2014, 1, 31-47.
    Comments:
  36. Digital mapping of a soil drainage index for irrigated enterprise suitability in Tasmania, Australia
    Kidd, D. K.; Malone, B. P.; McBratney, A. B.; Minasny, B.; Webb, M. A.;
    Soil Research 2014, 52, 107-119.
    Comments:
  37. Digital Mapping of Soil Carbon
    Minasny, B.; McBratney, A. B.; Malone, B. P.; Wheeler, I.;
    Advances in Agronomy 2013, 118, 1-47.
    Comments:
  38. Spatial scaling for digital soil mapping
    Malone, B. P.; McBratney, A. B.; Minasny, B.;
    Soil Science Society of America Journal 2013, 77, 890-902.
    Comments:
  39. High-Resolution 3-D Mapping of Soil texture In Denmark
    Adhikari, K.; Bou Kheir, R.; Greve, M.; Bocher, P.; Malone, B. P.; Minasny, B.; McBratney, A. B.; Greve, M. H.;
    Soil Science Society of America Journal 2013, 77, 860-876.
    Comments:
  40. A general method for downscaling earth resource information
    Malone, B. P.; McBratney, A. B.; Minasny, B.; Wheeler, I.;
    Computers and Geosciences 2012, 41, 119-125.
    Comments:
  41. Empirical estimates of uncertainty for mapping continuous depth functions of soil attributes
    Malone, B. P.; McBratney, A. B.; Minasny, B.;
    Geoderma 2011, 160, 614-626.
    Comments:
  42. Using Additional Criteria for Measuring the Quality of Predictions and Their Uncertainties in a Digital Soil Mapping Framework
    Malone, B. P.; de Gruijter, J. J.; McBratney, A. B.; Minasny, B.; Brus, D. J.;
    Soil Science Society of America Journal 2011, 75, 1032-1043.
    Comments:
  43. Mapping continuous depth functions of soil carbon storage and available water capacity
    Malone, B. P.; McBratney, A. B.; Minasny, B.; Laslett, G. M.;
    Geoderma 2009, 154, 138-152.
    Comments:
  44. The effect of dust on topsoil variation in the Orange wine region
    Cattle, S.; Malone, B. P.; MacKenzie, D.;
    Australian & New Zealand Grapegrower & Winemaker 2009, , 22-24.
    Comments:

Book Chapter


  1. Farm-Scale Soil Carbon Auditing
    de Gruijter, J.J.; McBratney, A.B.; Minasny, B.; Wheeler, I.; Malone, B.P.; Stockmann, U.;
    In: Pedometrics
    Book Editors: McBratney, A.B.; Minasny, B.; Stockmann, U.;
    Springer International Publishing, New York, 2018, Pages: 693-720.
  2. Digital Mapping of Soil Classes and Continuous Soil Properties
    Malone, B.P.; Odgers, N.P.; Stockmann, U.; Minasny, B.; McBratney, A.B.;
    In: Pedometrics
    Book Editors: McBratney, A.B.; Minasny, B.; Stockmann, U.;
    Springer International Publishing, New York, 2018, Pages: 373-413.
  3. Effective Multivariate Description of Soil and Its Environment
    McBratney, A.B.; Fajardo, M.; Malone, B.P.; Bishop, T.F.A.; Stockmann, U.; Odeh, I.O.A.;
    In: Pedometrics
    Book Editors: McBratney, A.B.; Minasny, B.; Stockmann, U.;
    Springer International Publishing, New York, 2018, Pages: 87-112.
  4. Pedometrics
    Minasny, B.; Malone, B.P.; Stockmann, U.; Odgers, N.P.; McBratney, A.B.;
    In: Reference Module in Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences
    Book Editors: Elias, S.A.;
    Elsevier, The Netherlands, 2014, Pages: 1-10.
  5. Is Percent Projected Natural Vegetation Soil Carbon a Useful Indicator of Soil Condition?
    Waring, C.; Stockmann, U.; Malone, B.P.; Whelan, B.; McBratney, A.B.;
    In: Soil Carbon
    Book Editors: Hartemink, A.E.; McSweeney, K.;
    Springer, New York, 2014, Pages: 219-227.
  6. Quantitatively Predicting Soil Carbon Across Landscapes
    Minansy, B.; McBratney, A.B.; Malone, B.P.; Lacoste, M.; Walter, C.;
    In: Soil Carbon
    Book Editors: Hartemink, A.E.; McSweeney, K.;
    Springer, New York, 2014, Pages: 45-57.
  7. Integrating climate into the Digital Soil Assessment framework to assess land suitability
    Webb, M.A.; Kidd, D.B.; Grose, C.J.; Moreton, R.M.; Malone, B.P.; McBratney, A.B.; Minansy, B.;
    In: GlobalSoilMap: Basis of the global spatial soil information system
    Book Editors: Arrouays, D.; McKenzie, N.; Hempel, J.; Richer de Forges, A.; McBratney, A.B.;
    CRC Press, London, 2014, Pages: 393-399.
  8. Operational digital soil assessment for enterprise suitability in Tasmania, Australia
    Kidd, D.B.; Webb, M.A.; Grose, C.J.; Moreton, R.M.; Malone, B.P.; McBratney, A.B.; Minansy, B.;
    In: GlobalSoilMap: Basis of the global spatial soil information system
    Book Editors: Arrouays, D.; McKenzie, N.; Hempel, J.; Richer de Forges, A.; McBratney, A.B.;
    CRC Press, London, 2014, Pages: 113-119.
  9. Mapping soil pH and bulk density at multiple soil depths in Denmark
    Adhikari, K.; Bou Kheir, R.; Greve, M.B.; Greve, M.H.; Malone, B.P.; Minansy, B.; McBratney, A.B.;
    In: GlobalSoilMap: Basis of the global spatial soil information system
    Book Editors: Arrouays, D.; McKenzie, N.; Hempel, J.; Richer de Forges, A.; McBratney, A.B.;
    CRC Press, London, 2014, Pages: 155-160.
  10. Frameworks for digital soil assessment
    McBratney, A.B.; Minansy, B.; Wheeler, I.; Malone, B.P.; van der Linden, D.;
    In: Digital Soil Assessments and Beyond
    Book Editors: Minansy, B.; Malone, B.P.; McBratney, A.B.;
    CRC Press, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2012, Pages: 9-14.
  11. Some methods regarding manipulations of scale for digital soil mapping
    Malone, B.P.; McBratney, A.B.; Minansy, B.;
    In: Digital Soil Assessments and Beyond
    Book Editors: Minansy, B.; Malone, B.P.; McBratney, A.B.;
    CRC Press, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2012, Pages: 135-138.
  12. Digital soil assessment: Guiding irrigation expansion in Tasmania, Australia
    Kidd, D.B.; Webb, M.A.; Grose, C.J.; Moreton, R.M.; Malone, B.P.; McBratney, A.B.; Minansy, B.; Viscarra Rossel, R.A; Cotching, W.E.; Sparrow, L.A.;
    In: Digital Soil Assessments and Beyond
    Book Editors: Minansy, B.; Malone, B.P.; McBratney, A.B.;
    CRC Press, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2012, Pages: 3-8.
  13. Development of terrons for the Lower Hunter Valley wine-growing region
    Hughes, P.; McBratney, A.B.; Malone, B.P.; Minansy, B.;
    In: Digital Soil Assessments and Beyond
    Book Editors: Minansy, B.; Malone, B.P.; McBratney, A.B.;
    CRC Press, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2012, Pages: 31-36.
  14. Progress towards GlobalSoilMap.net soil database of Denmark
    Adhikari, K.; Bou Kheir, R.; Greve, M.; Bocher, P.K.; Greve, M.H.; Malone, B.P.; Minansy, B.; McBratney, A.B.;
    In: Digital Soil Assessments and Beyond
    Book Editors: Minansy, B.; Malone, B.P.; McBratney, A.B.;
    CRC Press, Leiden, The Netherlands, 2012, Pages: 445-451.

Presentations and Posters


Thesis


  1. Practicable methodologies for delivering comprehensive spatial soils information
    Malone, B. P.
    Supervisor: McBratney, A. B. Supervisor: Minasny, B.
    PhD Thesis University of Sydney, 2012.
  2. The features and spatial distribution of loessic soils around Mt. Canobolas in the New South Wales Central Tablelands
    Malone, B. P.
    Supervisor: Cattle, S. R.
    Honors Thesis University of Sydney, 2008.