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Magnetic tracing of fine-sediment over pool-riffle morphology (2013)
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Milan, D. J., & Large, A. R. (2014). Magnetic tracing of fine-sediment over pool-riffle morphology. CATENA, 115, 134-149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.catena.2013.11.003

Field studies documenting fine-sediment (< 2 mm) transport in gravel-bed rivers are rare. For the first time in a fluvial environment, a technique that enhances the magnetic susceptibility of sand is used to trace its longitudinal dispersion and s... Read More about Magnetic tracing of fine-sediment over pool-riffle morphology.

Centennial-scale climate change in Ireland during the Holocene (2013)
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Swindles, G. T., Lawson, I. T., Matthews, I. P., Blaauw, M., Daley, T. J., Charman, D. J., …Armit, I. (2013). Centennial-scale climate change in Ireland during the Holocene. Earth-Science Reviews, 126, 300-320. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.earscirev.2013.08.012

We examine mid- to late Holocene centennial-scale climate variability in Ireland using proxy data from peatlands, lakes and a speleothem. A high degree of between-record variability is apparent in the proxy data and significant chronological uncertai... Read More about Centennial-scale climate change in Ireland during the Holocene.

Geographical imaginations, public education and the everyday worlds of Fascist Italy (2013)
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Atkinson, D. (2013). Geographical imaginations, public education and the everyday worlds of Fascist Italy. Journal of Modern Italian Studies, 18(5), 561-579. https://doi.org/10.1080/1354571X.2013.839487

This article explores the phenomena of geographical imaginations and their seldom-noted promotion within various corners of Fascist Italy. Imagined geographies are socially constructed understandings of other places and regions and, as such, they are... Read More about Geographical imaginations, public education and the everyday worlds of Fascist Italy.

Ensemble representation of uncertainty in Lagrangian satellite rainfall estimates (2013)
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Bellerby, T. J. (2013). Ensemble representation of uncertainty in Lagrangian satellite rainfall estimates. Journal of hydrometeorology, 14(5), 1483-1499. https://doi.org/10.1175/JHM-D-12-0121.1

A new algorithm called Lagrangian Simulation (LSIM) has been developed that enables the interpolation uncertainty present in Lagrangian satellite rainfall algorithms such as the Climate Prediction Center (CPC) morphing technique (CMORPH) to be charac... Read More about Ensemble representation of uncertainty in Lagrangian satellite rainfall estimates.

Viewing animal bodies : truths, practical aesthetics and ethical considerability in UK livestock breeding (2013)
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Holloway, L., & Morris, C. (2014). Viewing animal bodies : truths, practical aesthetics and ethical considerability in UK livestock breeding. Social & cultural geography, 15(1), 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/14649365.2013.851264

This paper focuses on the production of aesthetic ‘truths’ in UK livestock breeding, drawing on detailed qualitative research with breeders and breed societies. It extends emerging interest in the aesthetic in human geographical research, examining h... Read More about Viewing animal bodies : truths, practical aesthetics and ethical considerability in UK livestock breeding.

Reconceptualising temporality in young lives: exploring young people's current and future livelihoods in AIDS-affected southern Africa (2013)
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Ansell, N., Hajdu, F., van Blerk, L., & Robson, E. (2014). Reconceptualising temporality in young lives: exploring young people's current and future livelihoods in AIDS-affected southern Africa. Transactions - Institute of British Geographers, 39(3), 387-401. https://doi.org/10.1111/tran.12041

In recent years, anxieties have been expressed that the impacts of southern Africa's AIDS pandemic on young people today will damage their future livelihood prospects. Geographers have been remarkably reluctant to explore young people's future liveli... Read More about Reconceptualising temporality in young lives: exploring young people's current and future livelihoods in AIDS-affected southern Africa.

The role of sea ports in end-to-end maritime transport chain emissions (2013)
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Gibbs, D., Rigot-Muller, P., Mangan, J., & Lalwani, C. (2014). The role of sea ports in end-to-end maritime transport chain emissions. Energy policy, 64, 337-348. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2013.09.024

This paper's purpose is to investigate the role of sea ports in helping to mitigate the GHG emissions associated with the end-to-end maritime transport chain. The analysis is primarily focused on the UK, but is international in application. The paper... Read More about The role of sea ports in end-to-end maritime transport chain emissions.

Late Mesolithic and early Neolithic forest disturbance: a high resolution palaeoecological test of human impact hypotheses (2013)
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Innes, J. B., Blackford, J. J., & Rowley-Conwy, P. A. (2013). Late Mesolithic and early Neolithic forest disturbance: a high resolution palaeoecological test of human impact hypotheses. Quaternary science reviews, 77, 80-100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.quascirev.2013.07.012

The transition in north-west Europe from the hunter-gatherer societies of the Late Mesolithic to the pioneer farming societies of the early Neolithic is not well understood, either culturally or palaeoecologically. In Britain the final transition was... Read More about Late Mesolithic and early Neolithic forest disturbance: a high resolution palaeoecological test of human impact hypotheses.

Virtual velocity of tracers in a gravel-bed river using size-based competence duration (2013)
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Milan, D. J. (2013). Virtual velocity of tracers in a gravel-bed river using size-based competence duration. Geomorphology, 198, 107-114. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.05.018

Virtual velocity (Vi) of river gravels is commonly used to determine sediment transport rates and gravel dispersion dynamics. Virtual velocity is calculated from tracer gravel step-length data as the distance travelled divided by the duration of comp... Read More about Virtual velocity of tracers in a gravel-bed river using size-based competence duration.

Towards a sustainable economy? Socio-technical transitions in the green building sector (2013)
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O'Neill, K., & Gibbs, D. (2014). Towards a sustainable economy? Socio-technical transitions in the green building sector. Local environment, 19(6), 572-590. https://doi.org/10.1080/13549839.2013.818954

Making the transition to a green economy is a major policy driver in the UK and other countries. Entrepreneurs are suggested as being at the forefront of this transition and as a driving force for sustainability. These “green entrepreneurs” may repre... Read More about Towards a sustainable economy? Socio-technical transitions in the green building sector.

Fragments from a medieval archive: the life and death of Sir Robert Constable (2013)
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McDonagh, B. (2013). Fragments from a medieval archive: the life and death of Sir Robert Constable. Journal of Historical Geography, 42(Oct 2013), 50-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhg.2013.06.002

This article asks what we can know of historical individuals in pre-Reformation England. While recognizing the challenges of writing medieval biography, it points to the opportunities offered by a range of under-utilized sources for engaging both wit... Read More about Fragments from a medieval archive: the life and death of Sir Robert Constable.

Making and breaking property: Negotiating enclosure and common rights in sixteenth-century england (2013)
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McDonagh, B. (2013). Making and breaking property: Negotiating enclosure and common rights in sixteenth-century england. History workshop journal : HWJ, 76(1), 32-56. https://doi.org/10.1093/hwj/dbs054

This paper explores the making – and breaking – of property in early sixteenth-century England, examining the range of strategies available to those engaged in negotiating and resisting enclosure, common rights and land-use change. It interrogates th... Read More about Making and breaking property: Negotiating enclosure and common rights in sixteenth-century england.

City-regionalism as a politics of collective provision : regional transport infrastructure in Denver, USA (2013)
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Jonas, A. E. G., Goetz, A. R., & Bhattacharjee, S. (2014). City-regionalism as a politics of collective provision : regional transport infrastructure in Denver, USA. Urban studies, 51(11), 2444-2465. https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098013493480

The rise of the city-region concept has focused attention on the nature of territorial politics underpinning city-regionalism. This paper investigates the relationship between territorial politics, city-regionalism and the collective provision of mas... Read More about City-regionalism as a politics of collective provision : regional transport infrastructure in Denver, USA.

Gypsum addition to soils contaminated by red mud: implications for aluminium, arsenic, molybdenum and vanadium solubility (2013)
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Lehoux, A. P., Lockwood, C. L., Mayes, W. M., Stewart, D. I., Mortimer, R. J. G., Gruiz, K., & Burke, I. T. (2013). Gypsum addition to soils contaminated by red mud: implications for aluminium, arsenic, molybdenum and vanadium solubility. Environmental Geochemistry and Health, 35(5), 643-656. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10653-013-9547-6

Red mud is highly alkaline (pH 13), saline and can contain elevated concentrations of several potentially toxic elements (e.g. Al, As, Mo and V). Release of up to 1 million m3 of bauxite residue (red mud) suspension from the Ajka repository, western... Read More about Gypsum addition to soils contaminated by red mud: implications for aluminium, arsenic, molybdenum and vanadium solubility.

Behavior of aluminum, arsenic, and vanadium during the neutralization of red mud leachate by HCl, gypsum, or seawater (2013)
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Burke, I. T., Peacock, C. L., Lockwood, C. L., Stewart, D. I., Mortimer, R. J. G., Ward, M. B., …Mayes, W. M. (2013). Behavior of aluminum, arsenic, and vanadium during the neutralization of red mud leachate by HCl, gypsum, or seawater. Environmental Science and Technology, 47(12), 6527-6535. https://doi.org/10.1021/es4010834

Red mud leachate (pH 13) collected from Ajka, Hungary is neutralized to < pH 10 by HCl, gypsum, or seawater addition. During acid neutralization >99% Al is removed from solution during the formation of an amorphous boehmite-like precipitate and dawso... Read More about Behavior of aluminum, arsenic, and vanadium during the neutralization of red mud leachate by HCl, gypsum, or seawater.

Sediment routing hypothesis for pool-riffle maintenance (2013)
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Milan, D. J. (2013). Sediment routing hypothesis for pool-riffle maintenance. Earth surface processes and landforms : the journal of the British Geomorphological Research Group, 38(14), 1623-1641. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.3395

This paper provides comprehensive evidence that sediment routing around pools is a key mechanism for pool-riffle maintenance in sinuous upland gravel-bed streams. The findings suggest that pools do not require a reversal in energy for them to scour o... Read More about Sediment routing hypothesis for pool-riffle maintenance.

Parliamentary enclosure, vermin and the cultural life of English parishes, 1750-1850 (2013)
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Cragoe, M., & McDonagh, B. (2013). Parliamentary enclosure, vermin and the cultural life of English parishes, 1750-1850. Continuity and Change, 28(1), 27-50. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0268416013000118

This article explores the impact of parliamentary enclosure on the cultural life of English villages after 1750. It focuses on parish-sponsored vermin control, arguing that the popular 'hunting' sanctioned by parish vestries under Tudor legislation,... Read More about Parliamentary enclosure, vermin and the cultural life of English parishes, 1750-1850.

Mine water geochemistry and metal flux in a major historic Pb-Zn-F orefield, the Yorkshire Pennines, UK (2013)
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Jones, A., Rogerson, M., Greenway, G., Potter, H. A., & Mayes, W. M. (2013). Mine water geochemistry and metal flux in a major historic Pb-Zn-F orefield, the Yorkshire Pennines, UK. Environmental science and pollution research, 20(11), 7570-7581. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-013-1513-4

Recent studies have shown up to 6 % of rivers in England and Wales to be impacted by discharges from abandoned metal mines. Despite the large extent of impacts, there are still many areas where mine water impact assessments are limited by data availa... Read More about Mine water geochemistry and metal flux in a major historic Pb-Zn-F orefield, the Yorkshire Pennines, UK.

The competition state, city-regions, and the territorial politics of growth facilitation (2013)
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While, A., Gibbs, D., & Jonas, A. E. G. (2013). The competition state, city-regions, and the territorial politics of growth facilitation. Environment & planning. A, 45(10), 2379-2398. https://doi.org/10.1068/a45210

As urban centres of agglomeration expand and compete for investment, new demands may arise for additional housing, infrastructure, and services. Failure to meet these demands imposes costs on firms and workers, stifles expansion, and potentially comp... Read More about The competition state, city-regions, and the territorial politics of growth facilitation.