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Mediterranean winter rainfall in phase with African monsoons during the past 1.36 million years (2019)
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Wagner, B., Vogel, H., Francke, A., Friedrich, T., Donders, T., Lacey, J. H., …Zhang, X. (in press). Mediterranean winter rainfall in phase with African monsoons during the past 1.36 million years. Nature, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-019-1529-0

Mediterranean climates are characterized by strong seasonal contrasts between dry summers and wet winters. Changes in winter rainfall are critical for regional socioeconomic development, but are difficult to simulate accurately and reconstruct on Qua... Read More

Reconstructing the Anak Krakatau flank collapse that caused the December 2018 Indonesian tsunami (2019)
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Williams, R., Rowley, P., & Garthwaite, M. C. (in press). Reconstructing the Anak Krakatau flank collapse that caused the December 2018 Indonesian tsunami. Geology, https://doi.org/10.1130/G46517.1

Volcanogenic tsunamis are one of the deadliest volcanic phenomena. Understanding their triggering processes, and mitigating their effect, remains a major challenge. On 22 December 2018, flank failure of the Anak Krakatau volcano in Indonesia generate... Read More

Opening the woods: towards a quantification of Neolithic clearance around the Somerset Levels and Moors (2019)
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Farrell, M., Bunting, M. J., Sturt, F., Grant, M., Aalbersberg, G., Batchelor, R., …Whittle, A. (in press). Opening the woods: towards a quantification of Neolithic clearance around the Somerset Levels and Moors. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory,

Environmental reconstructions from pollen records collected within archaeological landscapes have traditionally taken a broadly narrative approach, with few attempts made at hypothesis testing or formal assessment of uncertainty. This disjuncture be... Read More

Dynamic climate-driven controls on the deposition of the Kimmeridge Clay Formation in the Cleveland Basin, Yorkshire, UK (2019)
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Atar, E., März, C., Aplin, A., Dellwig, O., Herringshaw, L., Lamoureux-Var, V., …Wagner, T. (2019). Dynamic climate-driven controls on the deposition of the Kimmeridge Clay Formation in the Cleveland Basin, Yorkshire, UK. Climate of the Past Discussions, 15, 1581–1601. https://doi.org/10.5194/cp-15-1581-2019

The Kimmeridge Clay Formation (KCF) is a laterally extensive, total-organic-carbon-rich succession deposited throughout northwest Europe during the Kimmeridgian–Tithonian (Late Jurassic). It has recently been postulated that an expanded Hadley cell,... Read More

Atmospheric carbon capture performance of legacy iron and steel waste (2019)
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Pullin, H., Bray, A. W., Burke, I. T., Muir, D. D., Sapsford, D. J., Mayes, W. M., & Renforth, P. (in press). Atmospheric carbon capture performance of legacy iron and steel waste. Environmental Science and Technology, https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.est.9b01265

Legacy iron (Fe) and steel wastes have been identified as a significant source of silicate minerals, which can undergo carbonation reactions and thus sequester carbon dioxide (CO2). In reactor experiments, i.e., at elevated temperatures, pressures, o... Read More

A method for reconstructing temporal changes in vegetation functional trait composition using Holocene pollen assemblages (2019)
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Carvalho, F., Brown, K. A., Waller, M. P., Bunting, M. J., Boom, A., & Leng, M. J. (2019). A method for reconstructing temporal changes in vegetation functional trait composition using Holocene pollen assemblages. PloS one, 14(5), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0216698

Methods of reconstructing changes in plant traits over long time scales are needed to understand the impact of changing environmental conditions on ecosystem processes and services. Although Holocene pollen have been extensively used to provide recor... Read More

The impact of macroalgae on mean and turbulent flow fields (2015)
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Thomas, R. E., & Mclelland, S. J. (2015). The impact of macroalgae on mean and turbulent flow fields. Journal of hydrodynamics. Ser. B, 27(3), 427-435. https://doi.org/10.1016/S1001-6058%2815%2960500-5

© 2015 Publishing House for Journal of Hydrodynamics. In this paper, we attempt to quantify the mean and turbulent flow fields around live macroalgae within a tidal inlet in Norway. Two Laminaria digitata specimens ∼0.50m apart were selected for deta... Read More

Superelevation and overspill control secondary flow dynamics in submarine channels (2013)
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Dorrell, R., Parsons, D., Darby, S., Peakall, J., Sumner, E., & Wynn, R. B. (2013). Superelevation and overspill control secondary flow dynamics in submarine channels. Journal of geophysical research. C, Oceans, 118(8), 3895-3915. https://doi.org/10.1002/jgrc.20277

In subaerial and submarine meander bends, fluid flow travels downstream in a helical spiral, the structure of which is determined by centrifugal, hydrostatic, baroclinic, and Coriolis forces that together balance frictional stresses generated by the... Read More

Experiments with point absorbers for wave energy conversion (2012)
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Hardisty, J. (2012). Experiments with point absorbers for wave energy conversion. Journal of Marine Engineering and Technology, 11(1), 51 - 62. https://doi.org/10.1080/20464177.2012.11020261

Although many existing and proposed wave energy devices operate as point absorbers, for which the overall efficiency depends upon the frequency and magnitude of the buoy's displacement, there is little experimental data presently available with which... Read More