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Modelling Antifouling compounds of Macroalgal Holobionts in Current and Future pH Conditions (2022)
Journal Article
Hardege, J. D., Roggatz, C. C., & Saha, M. (2022). Modelling Antifouling compounds of Macroalgal Holobionts in Current and Future pH Conditions. Journal of Chemical Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10886-021-01340-4

Marine macroalgae are important ecosystem engineers in marine coastal habitats. Macroalgae can be negatively impacted through excessive colonization by harmful bacteria, fungi, microalgae, and macro-colonisers and thus employ a range of chemical comp... Read More about Modelling Antifouling compounds of Macroalgal Holobionts in Current and Future pH Conditions.

Overview of Biomass Conversion to Biofuels (2021)
Book Chapter
Cheah, K. W., Taylor, M., Evans, G., Samson, A., & Skoulou, V. (2022). Overview of Biomass Conversion to Biofuels. In S. Yusup, & N. A. Rashidi (Eds.), Value chain of Biofuels (1-48). Elsevier. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-824388-6.00007-5

This chapter introduces the main biomass conversion routes to biofuels currently available in industry. It begins with a general comparison between first and second generation lignocellulosic biomass feedstocks and the lessons learned utilizing each... Read More about Overview of Biomass Conversion to Biofuels.

2020-Vision: understanding climate (in)action through the emotional lens of loss (2021)
Journal Article
Jones, L., Halstead, F., Parsons, K., Le, H., Ha Bui, L. T., Hackney, C., & Parsons, D. (in press). 2020-Vision: understanding climate (in)action through the emotional lens of loss. Journal of the British Academy, 9(s5), 29-68. https://doi.org/10.5871/jba/009s5.029

We are the midst of a climate emergency requiring urgent climate action that is as yet unforthcoming on both the scale and at the speed needed. This paper considers this current state of inaction and how we might understand the processes of attitudin... Read More about 2020-Vision: understanding climate (in)action through the emotional lens of loss.

A journey of emotions from a young environmental activist (2021)
Journal Article
Halstead, F., Parsons, L. R., Dunhill, A., & Parsons, K. (2021). A journey of emotions from a young environmental activist. Area, https://doi.org/10.1111/area.12745

The Earth is currently undergoing a sixth global-scale ecological crisis. The most recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report of 2021 highlighted a need to curb global heating at 1.5 degrees above the pre-industrial baseline, and... Read More about A journey of emotions from a young environmental activist.

Diatom Biofilms: Ecosystem Engineering And Niche Construction (2021)
Book Chapter
Paterson, D. M. .., & Hope, J. (in press). Diatom Biofilms: Ecosystem Engineering And Niche Construction. In R. Gordon, S. A. Cohn, & K. M. Manoylov (Eds.), Diatom Gliding Motility: Biology and Applications. Wiley

Ecology is complex and while there is a modern drive towards a holistic or “ecosystem approach” for managing marine systems, we are still a long way from fully understanding the interactions between the various components of different ecosystems and... Read More about Diatom Biofilms: Ecosystem Engineering And Niche Construction.

Dynamics of salt intrusion in the Mekong Delta: Results of field observations and integrated coastal-inland modelling (2021)
Journal Article
Eslami, S., Hoekstra, P., Kernkamp, H. W. J., Nguyen Trung, N., Do Duc, D., Nguyen Nghia, H., …Van Der Vegt, M. (2021). Dynamics of salt intrusion in the Mekong Delta: Results of field observations and integrated coastal-inland modelling. Earth surface dynamics European Geosciences Union, 9(4), 953-976. https://doi.org/10.5194/esurf-9-953-2021

On the list of challenges facing the world largest deltas, increased saline water intrusion (SWI) in the surface water system and its role in jeopardizing freshwater supply are often ranked very high. Yet, detailed process-based studies of SWI at the... Read More about Dynamics of salt intrusion in the Mekong Delta: Results of field observations and integrated coastal-inland modelling.

Satellite data for the offshore renewable energy sector: Synergies and innovation opportunities (2021)
Journal Article
Hart, E., Medina-Lopez, E., McMillan, D., Lazic, J., Hart, E., Zen, S., …Zampollo, A. (2021). Satellite data for the offshore renewable energy sector: Synergies and innovation opportunities. Remote Sensing of Environment, 264, Article 112588. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2021.112588

Can satellite data be used to address challenges currently faced by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) sector? What benefit can satellite observations bring to resource assessment and maintenance of ORE farms? Can satellite observations be used to a... Read More about Satellite data for the offshore renewable energy sector: Synergies and innovation opportunities.

A comprehensive review on the application of nanofluid in heat pipe based on the machine learning: Theory, application and prediction (2021)
Journal Article
Wang, X., Luo, L., Xiang, J., Zheng, S., Shittu, S., Wang, Z., & Zhao, X. (2021). A comprehensive review on the application of nanofluid in heat pipe based on the machine learning: Theory, application and prediction. Renewable & sustainable energy reviews, 150, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2021.111434

This paper introduces three paramount factors i.e. viscosity, thermal conductivity and stability that affect the application of mono and hybrid nanofluids in heat pipes. The applications of nanofluids in various types of heat pipes are reviewed and t... Read More about A comprehensive review on the application of nanofluid in heat pipe based on the machine learning: Theory, application and prediction.

Acidification can directly affect olfaction in marine organisms (2021)
Journal Article
Porteus, C. S., Roggatz, C. C., Velez, Z., Hardege, J. D., & Hubbard, P. C. (2021). Acidification can directly affect olfaction in marine organisms. The journal of experimental biology, 224(14), https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.237941

In the past decade, many studies have investigated the effects of low pH/high CO2 as a proxy for ocean acidification on olfactory-mediated behaviours of marine organisms. The effects of ocean acidification on the behaviour of fish vary from very larg... Read More about Acidification can directly affect olfaction in marine organisms.

Establishing sustainable sediment budgets is critical for climate-resilient mega-deltas (2021)
Journal Article
Vasilopoulos, G., Quan, Q. L., Parsons, D. R., Darby, S. E., Tri, V. P. D., Hung, N. N., …Aalto, R. (2021). Establishing sustainable sediment budgets is critical for climate-resilient mega-deltas. Environmental Research Letters, 16(6), https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac06fc

Many of the world's major river deltas face a sustainability crisis, as they come under threat of increases in salinity and the extent of tidal zones forced by combinations of sea-level rise, changes in river discharge and channel geometry. The relat... Read More about Establishing sustainable sediment budgets is critical for climate-resilient mega-deltas.

Ocean Acidification Amplifies the Olfactory Response to 2-Phenylethylamine: Altered Cue Reception as a Mechanistic Pathway? (2021)
Journal Article
Hardege, J. D., Schirrmacher, P., Roggatz, C. C., & Benoit, D. M. (in press). Ocean Acidification Amplifies the Olfactory Response to 2-Phenylethylamine: Altered Cue Reception as a Mechanistic Pathway?. Journal of Chemical Ecology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10886-021-01276-9

With carbon dioxide (CO2) levels rising dramatically, climate change threatens marine environments. Due to increasing CO2 concentrations in the ocean, pH levels are expected to drop by 0.4 units by the end of the century. There is an urgent need to u... Read More about Ocean Acidification Amplifies the Olfactory Response to 2-Phenylethylamine: Altered Cue Reception as a Mechanistic Pathway?.

Observations of large-scale coherent structures in gravity currents: implications for flow dynamics (2021)
Journal Article
Marshall, C. R., Dorrell, R. M., Keevil, G. M., Peakall, J., & Tobias, S. M. (2021). Observations of large-scale coherent structures in gravity currents: implications for flow dynamics. Experiments in Fluids, 62(6), https://doi.org/10.1007/s00348-021-03217-4

Density driven flows, also known as gravity currents, comprise a head, body, and tail. Yet whilst the body typically forms the largest part of such flows, its structure remains poorly understood. In this work, experimental data gathered using particl... Read More about Observations of large-scale coherent structures in gravity currents: implications for flow dynamics.

How reproducible should research software be? (2021)
Working Paper
Harrison, S., Dasgupta, A., Waldman, S., Henderson, A., & Lovell, C. (2021). How reproducible should research software be?

How reproducible should research software be? In this article, we attempt to answer this question by defining four levels of reproducibility, suggesting criteria to help you decide which level your research software should be at, and recommended prac... Read More about How reproducible should research software be?.

Why do some students opt out of fieldwork? Using expectancy-value theory to explore the hidden voices of non-participants (2021)
Journal Article
Peasland, E. L., Henri, D. C., Morrell, L. J., & Scott, G. W. (in press). Why do some students opt out of fieldwork? Using expectancy-value theory to explore the hidden voices of non-participants. International journal of science education, 1-24. https://doi.org/10.1080/09500693.2021.1923080

Fieldwork is an important part of higher education programmes in geography, geology, environmental sciences and biosciences because it offers opportunities to enhance graduate employability alongside pedagogical and social benefits. However, not all... Read More about Why do some students opt out of fieldwork? Using expectancy-value theory to explore the hidden voices of non-participants.

Scientific and technological progress and future perspectives of the solar assisted heat pump (SAHP) system (2021)
Journal Article
Fan, Y., Zhao, X., Han, Z., Li, J., Badiei, A., Akhlaghi, Y. G., & Liu, Z. (2021). Scientific and technological progress and future perspectives of the solar assisted heat pump (SAHP) system. Energy, 229, Article 120719. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2021.120719

Among all available solar technologies, solar-assisted heat pump (SAHP) is the most popular technology for low- and medium-temperature applications, i.e., drying, space heating, and water heating. This paper presents a critical review of the SAHP, le... Read More about Scientific and technological progress and future perspectives of the solar assisted heat pump (SAHP) system.

Advanced big-data/machine-learning techniques for optimization and performance enhancement of the heat pipe technology – A review and prospective study (2021)
Journal Article
Wang, Z., Zhao, X., Han, Z., Luo, L., Xiang, J., Zheng, S., …Hu, M. (2021). Advanced big-data/machine-learning techniques for optimization and performance enhancement of the heat pipe technology – A review and prospective study. Applied energy, 294, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2021.116969

A heat pipe (HP) is a passive heat transfer device able to transmit heat a few meters or several hundred meters away from the heat source without use of external energy. This paper presents a critical review of the HP technologies. It is found that t... Read More about Advanced big-data/machine-learning techniques for optimization and performance enhancement of the heat pipe technology – A review and prospective study.

Knickpoints and crescentic bedform interactions in submarine channels (2021)
Journal Article
Chen, Y., Parsons, D. R., Simmons, S. M., Williams, R., Cartigny, M. J. B., Hughes Clarke, J. E., …Vendettuoli, D. (2021). Knickpoints and crescentic bedform interactions in submarine channels. Sedimentology, 68(4), 1358-1377. https://doi.org/10.1111/sed.12886

Submarine channels deliver globally important volumes of sediments, nutrients, contaminants and organic carbon into the deep sea. Knickpoints are significant topographic features found within numerous submarine channels, which most likely play an imp... Read More about Knickpoints and crescentic bedform interactions in submarine channels.

INtergenerational Stories of Erosion and Coastal community Understanding of REsilience ‘INSECURE’ (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Parsons, K., Jones, L., & Halstead, F. (2021, April). INtergenerational Stories of Erosion and Coastal community Understanding of REsilience ‘INSECURE’. Presented at EGU General Assembly 2021 (European Geosciences Union), vEGU21: Gather Online

The Holderness has some of the most rapidly eroding coastline in the world, with sections of cliff retreating >10m per year. These rates are due, in large part, to the soft composition of the boulder clay cliffs, but rates are accelerating rapidly in... Read More about INtergenerational Stories of Erosion and Coastal community Understanding of REsilience ‘INSECURE’.

Mapping hedgerow gaps and fostering positive environmental behaviours through a combination of citizen scientists and artificial intelligence (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Parsons, K., & Wolstenholme, J. (2021, April). Mapping hedgerow gaps and fostering positive environmental behaviours through a combination of citizen scientists and artificial intelligence. Presented at EGU General Assembly 2021 (European Geosciences Union), vEGU21: Gather Online

To meet CO2 reduction targets, the UK aims to plant c1.5 billion trees by 2050. Gaps within thousands of miles of hedgerows across the country are potentially suitable planting sites, but the extent of gaps and suitability for replanting are currentl... Read More about Mapping hedgerow gaps and fostering positive environmental behaviours through a combination of citizen scientists and artificial intelligence.

The 360 Lab (2021)
Presentation / Conference
Wolstenholme, J., & Skinner, C. (2021, April). The 360 Lab. Presented at EGU General Assembly 2021 (European Geosciences Union), vEGU21: Gather Online

Flooding is a major risk to lives and properties globally and this risk is increasing because of several factors, not least the increase of sea level and changes to patterns of precipitation due to climate change. Whilst flood management intervention... Read More about The 360 Lab.