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Digitally-enabled diverse economies: exploring socially inclusive access to the circular economy in the city (2020)
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Lekan, M., & A. Rogers, H. (in press). Digitally-enabled diverse economies: exploring socially inclusive access to the circular economy in the city. Urban Geography, https://doi.org/10.1080/02723638.2020.1796097

Technology is increasingly reshaping social relations and transforming associated urban spatial configurations. Advancements such as digital social platforms and mobile apps have helped to connect social actors, empower citizens, and enable diverse c... Read More about Digitally-enabled diverse economies: exploring socially inclusive access to the circular economy in the city.

Three participatory geographers: reflections on positionality and working with participants in researching religions, spiritualities, and faith (2020)
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Denning, S., Scriven, R., & Slatter, R. (in press). Three participatory geographers: reflections on positionality and working with participants in researching religions, spiritualities, and faith. Social & cultural geography,

This paper advances the geographies of religion, spirituality and faith's limited attention to positionality by discussing the critical issues raised when using participatory approaches. Reflecting on three cases of participatory research, we foregro... Read More about Three participatory geographers: reflections on positionality and working with participants in researching religions, spiritualities, and faith.

Single-Step extraction-esterification process to produce Biodiesel from Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) using microwave heating: a circular economy approach to making use of a difficult waste product. (2020)
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Davies, E., Deutz, P., & Zein, S. H. (in press). Single-Step extraction-esterification process to produce Biodiesel from Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) using microwave heating: a circular economy approach to making use of a difficult waste product. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery, https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-020-00856-1

This investigation explores single step biodiesel synthesis using Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) as a feedstock. Normally considered a waste product from the extraction process of palm oil, POME treatment is difficult and can cause significant environ... Read More about Single-Step extraction-esterification process to produce Biodiesel from Palm Oil Mill Effluent (POME) using microwave heating: a circular economy approach to making use of a difficult waste product..

A nutrient-driven tipping point catalysed marine anoxia during the end-Permian mass extinction (2020)
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Schobben, M., Foster, W. J., Sleveland, A. R., Zuchuat, V., Svensen, H., Planke, S., …Poulton, S. W. (in press). A nutrient-driven tipping point catalysed marine anoxia during the end-Permian mass extinction. Nature Geoscience,

The global spread of marine anoxia has been proposed as a major driver of the end-Permian mass extinction—the most devastating biotic crisis of the Phanerozoic. However, the mechanism that drove large stretches of the ocean to an anoxic state is uncl... Read More about A nutrient-driven tipping point catalysed marine anoxia during the end-Permian mass extinction.

The nature and significance of rift-related, near-surface fissure fill networks in fractured carbonates below regional unconformities (2020)
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Hardman, K., Holdsworth, R. E., Dempsey, E., & McCaffrey, K. (2020). The nature and significance of rift-related, near-surface fissure fill networks in fractured carbonates below regional unconformities. Journal of the Geological Society, https://doi.org/10.1144/jgs2020-074

Hosted in carbonate and crystalline basement rocks below regional unconformities, fissure-fill networks are a widely recognized, but relatively little described near-surface phenomenon (< 1-2km). Faults and fractures in otherwise tight Devonian carbo... Read More about The nature and significance of rift-related, near-surface fissure fill networks in fractured carbonates below regional unconformities.

A bedform phase diagram for dense granular currents (2020)
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Smith, G., Rowley, P., Williams, R., Giordano, G., Trolese, M., Silleni, A., …Capon, S. (2020). A bedform phase diagram for dense granular currents. Nature communications, 11(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-16657-z

Pyroclastic density currents (PDCs) are a life-threatening volcanic hazard. Our understanding and hazard assessments of these flows rely on interpretations of their deposits. The occurrence of stratified layers, cross-stratification, and bedforms in... Read More about A bedform phase diagram for dense granular currents.

Asymmetric effects of a modelled tidal turbine on the flow and seabed (2020)
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Ramírez -Mendoza, R., Murdoch, L., Jordan, L. B., Amoudry, L. O., McLelland, S., Cooke, R. D., …Vezza, M. (2020). Asymmetric effects of a modelled tidal turbine on the flow and seabed. Renewable energy, 159, 238-249. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2020.05.133

The extraction of power from the flow of water has become an important potential source of clean energy. In spite of significant interest in the interaction between energy extraction devices and water currents, comparatively little work has focused o... Read More about Asymmetric effects of a modelled tidal turbine on the flow and seabed.

Uncertainty in Parameterizing Floodplain Forest Friction for Natural Flood Management, Using Remote Sensing (2020)
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Antonarakis, A. S., & Milan, D. J. (2020). Uncertainty in Parameterizing Floodplain Forest Friction for Natural Flood Management, Using Remote Sensing. Remote Sensing, 12(11), 1799. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12111799

One potential Natural Flood Management (NFM) option is floodplain reforestation or manage existing riparian forests, with a view to increasing flow resistance and attenuate flood hydrographs. However, the effectiveness of floodplain forests as resist... Read More about Uncertainty in Parameterizing Floodplain Forest Friction for Natural Flood Management, Using Remote Sensing.

Uncertainty in parameterising floodplain forest friction for Natural Flood Management, using remote sensing (2020)
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Antonarakis, A., & Milan, D. (2020). Uncertainty in parameterising floodplain forest friction for Natural Flood Management, using remote sensing. Remote Sensing, 12(11), https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12111799

One potential Natural Flood Management option is floodplain reforestation or manage existing riparian forests, with a view to increasing flow resistance and attenuate flood hydrographs. However, the effectiveness of floodplain forests as resistance a... Read More about Uncertainty in parameterising floodplain forest friction for Natural Flood Management, using remote sensing.

Late Ordovician Mass Extinction caused by volcanism, warming and anoxia, not cooling and glaciation (2020)
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Bond, D., & Grasby, S. E. (in press). Late Ordovician Mass Extinction caused by volcanism, warming and anoxia, not cooling and glaciation. Geology, https://doi.org/10.1130/G47377.1

The Ordovician saw major diversification in marine life abruptly terminated by the Late Ordovician Mass Extinction (LOME). Around 85% of species were eliminated in two pulses 1 Myr apart. The first pulse in the basal Hirnantian has been linked to coo... Read More about Late Ordovician Mass Extinction caused by volcanism, warming and anoxia, not cooling and glaciation.

The impact of different rainfall products on landscape modelling simulations (2020)
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Skinner, C. J., Peleg, N., Quinn, N., Coulthard, T. J., Molnar, P., & Freer, J. (in press). The impact of different rainfall products on landscape modelling simulations. Earth surface processes and landforms : the journal of the British Geomorphological Research Group, https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.4894

Rainfall products can contain significantly different spatiotemporal estimates, depending on their underlying data and final constructed resolution. Commonly used products, such as rain gauges, rain gauge networks, and weather radar, differ in their... Read More about The impact of different rainfall products on landscape modelling simulations.

Direct evidence of a high-concentration basal layer in a submarine turbidity current (2020)
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Maier, K. L., Paull, C. K., Cartigny, M. J., Simmons, S. M., Talling, P. J., Wang, Z., …Parsons, D. R. (in press). Direct evidence of a high-concentration basal layer in a submarine turbidity current. Deep Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr.2020.103300

Submarine turbidity currents are one of the most important sediment transfer processes on earth. Yet the fundamental nature of turbidity currents is still debated; especially whether they are entirely dilute and turbulent, or a thin and dense basal l... Read More about Direct evidence of a high-concentration basal layer in a submarine turbidity current.

Something old, something new: Historical perspectives provide lessons for blue growth agendas (2020)
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Caswell, B. A., Klein, E. S., Alleway, H. K., Ball, J. E., Botero, J., Cardinale, M., …Thurstan, R. H. (in press). Something old, something new: Historical perspectives provide lessons for blue growth agendas. Fish and Fisheries, https://doi.org/10.1111/faf.12460

The concept of “blue growth,” which aims to promote the growth of ocean economies while holistically managing marine socioecological systems, is emerging within na- tional and international marine policy. The concept is often promoted as being novel;... Read More about Something old, something new: Historical perspectives provide lessons for blue growth agendas.

Influence of light and temperature cycles on the expression of circadian clock genes in the mussel Mytilus edulis (2020)
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Chapman, E., Bonsor, B., Parsons, D. R., & Rotchell, J. (2020). Influence of light and temperature cycles on the expression of circadian clock genes in the mussel Mytilus edulis. Marine environmental research, 159, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marenvres.2020.104960

Clock genes and environmental cues regulate essential biological rhythms. The blue mussel, Mytilus edulis, is an ecologically and economically important intertidal bivalve undergoing seasonal reproductive rhythms. We previously identified seasonal... Read More about Influence of light and temperature cycles on the expression of circadian clock genes in the mussel Mytilus edulis.

Topographic, hydraulic, and vegetative controls on bar and island development in mixed bedrock-alluvial, multi-channeled, dryland rivers (2020)
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Milan, D., Tooth, S., & Heritage, G. (2020). Topographic, hydraulic, and vegetative controls on bar and island development in mixed bedrock-alluvial, multi-channeled, dryland rivers. Water Resources Research, 56(5), https://doi.org/10.1029/2019wr026101

We investigate processes of bedrock-core bar and island development in a bedrock-influenced anastomosed reach of the Sabie River, Kruger National Park (KNP), eastern South Africa. For sites subject to alluvial stripping during an extreme flood event... Read More about Topographic, hydraulic, and vegetative controls on bar and island development in mixed bedrock-alluvial, multi-channeled, dryland rivers.

Influence of climate-induced biogeographic range shifts on mudflat ecological functioning in the subtropics (2020)
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Caswell, B. A., Dissanayake, N. G., & Frid, C. L. (2020). Influence of climate-induced biogeographic range shifts on mudflat ecological functioning in the subtropics. Estuarine, coastal and shelf science, 237, 106692. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecss.2020.106692

A growing volume of evidence shows that the broad-scale biogeographic redistribution of species is occurring in response to increasing global temperatures. The present study documents poleward movements of up to eight species of nominally ‘tropical’... Read More about Influence of climate-induced biogeographic range shifts on mudflat ecological functioning in the subtropics.

Flash Flood!: a SeriousGeoGames activity combining science festivals, video games, and virtual reality with research data for communicating flood risk and geomorphology (2020)
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Skinner, C. (in press). Flash Flood!: a SeriousGeoGames activity combining science festivals, video games, and virtual reality with research data for communicating flood risk and geomorphology. Geoscience Communication, 3(1), 1-17. https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-1-2020

The risk of flooding around the world is large and increasing, yet in many areas there is still a difficulty in engaging the public with their own flood risk. Geomorphology is a science that is linked to flooding and can exacerbate risks, but awarene... Read More about Flash Flood!: a SeriousGeoGames activity combining science festivals, video games, and virtual reality with research data for communicating flood risk and geomorphology.

The nature and age of Mesoproterozoic strike-slip faulting based on Re-Os geochronology of syn-tectonic copper mineralization, Assynt Terrane, NW Scotland (2020)
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Holdsworth, R. E., Selby, D., Dempsey, E., Scott, L., Hardman, K., Fallick, A., & Bullock, R. (in press). The nature and age of Mesoproterozoic strike-slip faulting based on Re-Os geochronology of syn-tectonic copper mineralization, Assynt Terrane, NW Scotland. Journal of the Geological Society, jgs2020-011. https://doi.org/10.1144/jgs2020-011

Temperature effects on the spatial structure of heavy rainfall modify catchment hydro-morphological response (2020)
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Peleg, N., Skinner, C., Fatichi, S., & Molnar, P. (in press). Temperature effects on the spatial structure of heavy rainfall modify catchment hydro-morphological response. Earth surface dynamics ESURF ; an interactive open access journal of the European Geosciences Union, 8(1), 17-36. https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-8-17-2020

Heavy rainfall is expected to intensify with increasing temperatures, which will likely affect rainfall spatial characteristics. The spatial variability of rainfall can affect streamflow and sediment transport volumes and peaks. Yet, the effect of cl... Read More about Temperature effects on the spatial structure of heavy rainfall modify catchment hydro-morphological response.

The Geographies of Protest and Public Space in Mid-nineteenth-century London: The Hyde Park Railings Affair (2019)
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Awcock, H. (2019). The Geographies of Protest and Public Space in Mid-nineteenth-century London: The Hyde Park Railings Affair. Historical geography, 47(1), 194-217. https://doi.org/10.1353/hgo.2019.0006

On 23 July 1866, a protest took place in Hyde Park, London, which provides a lens through which to analyse historical struggles over access to, and control of, public space. What began as a protest in favour of manhood suffrage became a conflict over... Read More about The Geographies of Protest and Public Space in Mid-nineteenth-century London: The Hyde Park Railings Affair.


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