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Representing vegetation in experimental models of river systems. (2023)
Thesis
Bodewes, B. (2020). Representing vegetation in experimental models of river systems. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4443326

The physical behaviour of fluvial systems have been studied in detail and as have their representations of the impact and interaction between hydraulic and sedimentological features within these river systems. However, there is limited understanding... Read More about Representing vegetation in experimental models of river systems..

The ecological fate of microplastic in the nearshore environment of South Georgia, a sub-Antarctic island (2023)
Thesis
Buckingham, J. (2023). The ecological fate of microplastic in the nearshore environment of South Georgia, a sub-Antarctic island. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4347844

Microplastic is a marine pollutant of global concern which has managed to penetrate remote regions. This thesis describes the first comprehensive assessment of microplastics in the nearshore environment of South Georgia, an island in the s... Read More about The ecological fate of microplastic in the nearshore environment of South Georgia, a sub-Antarctic island.

Applying the ‘useable past’ to the protection of climate migrants : child displacement from Vietnam and Montserrat, 1975-2000 (2023)
Thesis
Fleury, S. (2023). Applying the ‘useable past’ to the protection of climate migrants : child displacement from Vietnam and Montserrat, 1975-2000. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4311824

This study uses an eco-global criminological approach to understanding how children may migrate in the future as a result of environmental change, including climate change, and the human rights abuses they may face without adequate protections. It an... Read More about Applying the ‘useable past’ to the protection of climate migrants : child displacement from Vietnam and Montserrat, 1975-2000.

Turbulence modulation in non-uniform and unsteady clay suspension flows (2022)
Thesis
de Vet, M. (2022). Turbulence modulation in non-uniform and unsteady clay suspension flows. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4240676

Cohesive sediment is common within natural environments, such as rivers, estuaries, shallow seas and deep oceans. High-magnitude, low-frequency events, such as storms, floods, and post-wildfire erosion, which occur more often due to climate change, c... Read More about Turbulence modulation in non-uniform and unsteady clay suspension flows.

On the transport mechanisms, ecological interactions and fate of microplastics in aquatic environments (2022)
Thesis
Mendrik, F. (2022). On the transport mechanisms, ecological interactions and fate of microplastics in aquatic environments. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4224632

Microplastics are now persistent throughout aquatic systems globally and can cause a range of ecological damage. The transport of microplastics is influenced by the polymer type, in addition to physical, biological, and chemical gradients plastic par... Read More about On the transport mechanisms, ecological interactions and fate of microplastics in aquatic environments.

Propagation of aerated pyroclastic density current analogues : flow behaviour and the formation of bedforms and deposits (2020)
Thesis
Smith, G. M. (2020). Propagation of aerated pyroclastic density current analogues : flow behaviour and the formation of bedforms and deposits. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223270

Pyroclastic Density Currents (PDCs) are deadly volcanic phenomena which pose an active risk to millions of people. Particularly dangerous due to their great unpredictability, despite decades of study the internal physics of PDCs are still poorly unde... Read More about Propagation of aerated pyroclastic density current analogues : flow behaviour and the formation of bedforms and deposits.

Late Pleistocene to Holocene sedimentology, palaeoceanography and micropalaeontology of the Uruguayan continental slope (2019)
Thesis
McGuire, C. J. (2019). Late Pleistocene to Holocene sedimentology, palaeoceanography and micropalaeontology of the Uruguayan continental slope. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4223202

This study utilises an extensive set of sediment cores collected from a largely unstudied contourite and turbidite depositional system located on the Uruguay continental margin to identify a method of distinguishing deposits in the deep sea that are... Read More about Late Pleistocene to Holocene sedimentology, palaeoceanography and micropalaeontology of the Uruguayan continental slope.

The molecular basis of circadian and seasonal rhythms in the blue mussel Mytilus edulis (2019)
Thesis
Chapman, E. C. (2019). The molecular basis of circadian and seasonal rhythms in the blue mussel Mytilus edulis. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4222565

Exposure to regular environmental oscillations such as day/night have allowed organisms to evolve biological mechanisms to adaptively anticipate and prepare for rhythmic environmental change. A network of gene-protein interactions between clock genes... Read More about The molecular basis of circadian and seasonal rhythms in the blue mussel Mytilus edulis.

Characterising the drivers of tropical freshwater fish dynamics and abundance in the Mekong river, under environmental change (2019)
Thesis
Santos, R. F. A. D. (2019). Characterising the drivers of tropical freshwater fish dynamics and abundance in the Mekong river, under environmental change. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221843

The Mekong river’s monsoon driven annual flood pulse creates a range of diverse habitats, with high levels of connectivity and primary productivity that support and trigger fish migratory dynamics and abundance. This abundance is reflected in the fac... Read More about Characterising the drivers of tropical freshwater fish dynamics and abundance in the Mekong river, under environmental change.

Modelling the morphodynamics of sandy coastal systems under a changing climate (2019)
Thesis
Morris, C. S. (2019). Modelling the morphodynamics of sandy coastal systems under a changing climate. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4222460

Coasts are vulnerable to changing environmental conditions and are likely to be affected by predicted sea level rise and wave climate variations over the next century. Predicting the likely response of coastal systems to these changes, including alte... Read More about Modelling the morphodynamics of sandy coastal systems under a changing climate.

Dune dynamics under unsteady flows (2019)
Thesis
Hu, H. (2019). Dune dynamics under unsteady flows. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4221728

River bedforms keep translating and deforming perpetually during their migration. During flow field unsteadiness they also change in size and shape over time and in space. However, our knowledge of how bedforms adapt to changing flows remains inadequ... Read More about Dune dynamics under unsteady flows.

Wake hydrodynamics downstream from a horizontal axis turbine under current flow and waves (2018)
Thesis
Jordan, L. (2018). Wake hydrodynamics downstream from a horizontal axis turbine under current flow and waves. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4220800

Due to concerns over the potential impacts of climate change on the environment, there is a growing interest in developing renewable forms of energy. Tidal streams are a potential source of renewable energy that can be harnessed for electricity gener... Read More about Wake hydrodynamics downstream from a horizontal axis turbine under current flow and waves.

Wave-induced ripple development in mixed clay-sand substrates (2017)
Thesis
Wu, X. (2017). Wave-induced ripple development in mixed clay-sand substrates. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4220909

Wave-induced ripples are significant tools in reconstructing a range of paleo-environments and in establishing predictors of sediment transport in modern estuarine, marine and coastal environments. Previous studies, however, have focused on the dynam... Read More about Wave-induced ripple development in mixed clay-sand substrates.

Barscale morphodynamics through the tidal-fluvial transition (2016)
Thesis
Keevil, C. E. (2016). Barscale morphodynamics through the tidal-fluvial transition. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4219287

A complex transitional zone within river-estuary systems exists between fully-fluvial and fully-tidal conditions. This zone varies both spatially and temporally across a range of scales. The resultant sedimentary transport and depositional characteri... Read More about Barscale morphodynamics through the tidal-fluvial transition.

River dunes in unsteady conditions (2015)
Thesis
Unsworth, C. A. (2015). River dunes in unsteady conditions. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4217884

This thesis explores the nature of river dunes in unsteady conditions. River dune research has two main philosophical approaches that are necessitated by the nature of dunes; they are individually dynamic features emergent from the interaction betwee... Read More about River dunes in unsteady conditions.

The influence of earth surface movements and human activities on the river Karun in lowland south-west Iran (2013)
Thesis
Woodbridge, K. P. (2013). The influence of earth surface movements and human activities on the river Karun in lowland south-west Iran. (Thesis). University of Hull. Retrieved from https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/4215645

Earth surface movements are a primary external control on river system dynamics and evolution. It has often been observed that when responding to Earth surface motion driven by surface expression of folds, major rivers incise across young, active fol... Read More about The influence of earth surface movements and human activities on the river Karun in lowland south-west Iran.