Drains & Sprinklers

As a conscious home owner, it's important to think about water use. Our team will ensure you’ve got the most environmentally sustainable and effective way for watering.

  • French Drains
  • Sprinkler Installation
  • Irrigation Systems
  • Grading & leveling

Selected publications in the most recent years from my lab and myself. # Lab members, $ Corresponding authors;

  1. Quan-Xing Liu, Elisa Beninca, Anouk N. Blauw and Jef Huisman, Tidal turbulent mixing alters the phytoplankton composition in coastal ecosystems, manuscript 2019. [PDF]
  2. Wen-Si Hu, Mingji Huang, He-Peng Zhang, Feng Zhang, Wim Vyerman and Quan-Xing Liu$, Optimal foraging of benthic diatoms evolving novel search behaviours, Science Advances in-depth review 2019. Please download movies from here [Movie S1] and [Movie S2].
  3. Zheng Zhu and Quan-Xing Liu$, Enhanced transports powered by microscale turbulences of self-spinning microalgae, Journal of Experimental Biology2019 (222) jeb197947. [PDF] doi: 10.1242/jeb.197947. [Supplementary PDF]
  4. Li-Xia Zhao, Chi Xu$, Zhen-Ming Ge, Johan van de Koppel and Quan-Xing Liu$, The shaping role of self-organization: linking vegetation patterning, plant traits and ecosystem functioning, Proc. Roy. Soc. B2019 (286) 20182859. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2018.2859.
  5. Robbin Bastiaansen, Olfa Jaibi, Vincent Deblauwe, Maarten B. Eppinga, Koen Siteur, Eric Siero, Stephane Mermoz, Alexandre Bouvet, Arjen Doelman, and Max Rietkerk, Multistability of model and real dryland ecosystems through spatial self-organization, PNAS, 2018, (115) 11256-11261. [PDF]
  6. Wei Chen, Zhen-Ming Ge, Bei-Li Fei, Chao Zhang, Quan-Xing Liu and Li-Quan Zhang, Soil carbon and nitrogen storage in recently restored and mature native Scirpus marshes in the Yangtze Estuary, China: Implications for restoreation, Ecological Engineering, 2017 (104) 150-157. [PDF]
  7. Yongli Song$, Heping Jiang, Quan-Xing Liu and Yuan Yuan, Spatiotemporal dynamics of the diffusive mussel-algae model near Turing-Hopf bifurcation, SIAM J. Appl. Dyn. Syst., 2017 (16) 2030-2062 [PDF]
  8. Quan-Xing Liu$, Max Rietkerk, Peter M.J. Herman, Theunis Piersma, John M. Fryxell, Johan van de Koppel, Bridging physics and biology, Physics of Life Review, 2016 (19) 142-146. [PDF]
  9. Quan-Xing Liu$, Max Rietkerk, Peter M.J. Herman, Theunis Piersma, John M. Fryxell and Johan van de Koppel, Phase separation driven by density-dependent movement: a novel mechanism for ecological patterns, Physics of Life Review, 2016 (19) 107-121. [PDF] comment by Andy M. Reynolds.pdf], Dr. Jesse L. Silverberg [comment by Jesse.pdf], Prof. Sergei Petrovskii comment by Sergei.pdf, Prof. Philip Maini (FRS)[comment by Philip.pdf], Prof. Tamas Vicsek [comment by Tamas.pdf].
  10. Quan-Xing Liu, Peter M.J. Herman, Wolf Mooij, Jef Huisman, Marten Scheffer, Han Olff and Johan van de Koppel$, Pattern formation at multiple spatial scales drives the resilience of mussel bed ecosystems, Nature Communications, 2014 (5) 5234. [PDF] doi: 10.1038/ncomms6234. [Code download]
  11. Quan-Xing Liu$, Ellen Weerman, Rohit Gupta, Peter M.J. Herman, Han Olff and Johan van de Koppel, Biogenic gradients in algal density affects the emergent properties of spatially self-organized mussel beds, J. R. Soc. Interface, 2014 (11) 20140089. [PDF]
  12. Quan-Xing Liu$, Arjen Doelman, Vivi Rottschafer, Monique de Jager, Peter M.J. Herman, Max Rietkerk, Johan van de Koppel, Phase separation explains a new class of self-organized spatial patterns in ecological systems, PNAS, 2013 (110) 11905-11910. [PDF]. In the coverage: NIOZ news (EN), Omroep Zeeland (NL), UvA news,(EN) Volkskrant (NL), LeidenUniversity News (EN).
  13. Quan-Xing Liu$, Ellen Weerman, Peter Herman, Han Olff, and Johan van de Koppel, Alternate mechanisms alter the emergent properties of self-organization in mussel beds. Proc. Roy. Soc. B, 2012 (279) 2744-2753. [PDF]. (selected cover story)
  14. Rong-Hua Wang, Zhen Jin$, Quan-Xing Liu, Johan van de Koppel, and David Alnoso, A simple stochastic model with environmental transmission explains multi-year periodicity in outbreaks of avian flu, PloS One 2012 (6) e28873. [PDF]
  15. Ellen J. Weerman$, Johan van de Koppel, Maarten B. Eppinga, Francesc Montserrat, Quan-Xing Liu, Peter M.J. Herman, Spatial self-organization on intertidal mudflats through biophysical stress divergence, American Naturalists, 2010 (175) E15-E32. [PDF]
  16. Rong-Hua Wang, Quan-Xing Liu, Gui-Quan Sun, Zhen Jin$ and Johan van de Koppel, Nonlinear dynamics and pattern bifurcation in a model for spatial patterns in young mussel beds, J. R. Soc. Interface, 2009 (6) 705-718.  [PDF]

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