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Pollination by nocturnal Lepidoptera, and the effects of light pollution: A review (2014)
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Macgregor, C. J., Pocock, M. J. O., Fox, R., & Evans, D. M. (2015). Pollination by nocturnal Lepidoptera, and the effects of light pollution: A review. Ecological entomology, 40(3), 187-198. https://doi.org/10.1111/een.12174

1. Moths (Lepidoptera) are the major nocturnal pollinators of flowers. However, their importance and contribution to the provision of pollination ecosystem services may have been under-appreciated. Evidence was identified that moths are important pol... Read More about Pollination by nocturnal Lepidoptera, and the effects of light pollution: A review.

Pressurized groundwater outflow experiments and numerical modeling for outflow channels on Mars (2014)
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Marra, W. A., Hauber, E., McLelland, S. J., Murphy, B. J., Parsons, D. R., Conway, S. J., …Kleinhans, M. G. (2014). Pressurized groundwater outflow experiments and numerical modeling for outflow channels on Mars. Journal of Geophysical Research: Planets, 119(12), 2668-2693. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014JE004701

© 2014. American Geophysical Union. All Rights Reserved. The landscape of Mars shows incised channels that often appear abruptly in the landscape, suggesting a groundwater source. However, groundwater outflow processes are unable to explain the recon... Read More about Pressurized groundwater outflow experiments and numerical modeling for outflow channels on Mars.

Women in alternative economy, or What do women do without official currency? (2014)
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Sotiropoulou, I. (2014). Women in alternative economy, or What do women do without official currency?. Women's studies international forum, 47, 339-348. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wsif.2014.10.012

This paper presents research findings concerning women's involvement in the initiatives and schemes in Greece whose members transact among themselves without the use of the official currency — in this case, the euro. In many cases women have founded... Read More about Women in alternative economy, or What do women do without official currency?.

Design of the ORC (organic Rankine cycle) condensation temperature with respect to the expander characteristics for domestic CHP (combined heat and power) applications (2014)
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Li, J., Pei, G., Ji, J., Bai, X., Li, P., & Xia, L. (2014). Design of the ORC (organic Rankine cycle) condensation temperature with respect to the expander characteristics for domestic CHP (combined heat and power) applications. Energy, 77, 579-590. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2014.09.039

Domestic CHP (combined heat and power) generation is one new application of the ORC (organic Rankine cycle). An environment temperature fluctuation of 40°C through the year is common in many areas, where the consumer's demand on heat follows a season... Read More about Design of the ORC (organic Rankine cycle) condensation temperature with respect to the expander characteristics for domestic CHP (combined heat and power) applications.

A spatio-temporal hybrid neural network-Kriging model for groundwater level simulation (2014)
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Tapoglou, E., Karatzas, G. P., Trichakis, I. C., & Varouchakis, E. A. (2014). A spatio-temporal hybrid neural network-Kriging model for groundwater level simulation. Journal of hydrology, 519(PD), 3193-3203. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2014.10.040

Artificial Neural Networks (ANNs) and Kriging have both been used for hydraulic head simulation. In this study, the two methodologies were combined in order to simulate the spatial and temporal distribution of hydraulic head in a study area. In order... Read More about A spatio-temporal hybrid neural network-Kriging model for groundwater level simulation.

High-resolution numerical modelling of flow-vegetation interactions (2014)
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Marjoribanks, T. I., Hardy, R. J., Lane, S. N., & Parsons, D. R. (2014). High-resolution numerical modelling of flow-vegetation interactions. Journal of Hydraulic Research, 52(6), 775-793. https://doi.org/10.1080/00221686.2014.948502

In this paper, we present and apply a new three-dimensional model for the prediction of canopy-flow and turbulence dynamics in open-channel flow. The approach uses a dynamic immersed boundary technique that is coupled in a sequentially staggered mann... Read More about High-resolution numerical modelling of flow-vegetation interactions.

Comment on “A simple model for vertical profiles of velocity and suspended sediment concentration in straight and curved submarine channels” by M. Bolla Pittaluga and J. Imran (2014)
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Peakall, J., Darby, S. E., Dorrell, R. M., Parsons, D. R., Sumner, E. J., Wynn, R. B., …Bolla Pittaluga, M. (2014). Comment on “A simple model for vertical profiles of velocity and suspended sediment concentration in straight and curved submarine channels” by M. Bolla Pittaluga and J. Imran. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 119(9), 2070-2073. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014JF003211

This article is a comment on Bolla Pittaluga and Imran [] doi: 10.1002/2013JF002812.

Optimised mixing and flow resistance during shear flow over a rib roughened boundary (2014)
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Arfaie, A., Burns, A., Dorrell, R., Eggenhuisen, J., Ingham, D., & McCaffrey, W. (2014). Optimised mixing and flow resistance during shear flow over a rib roughened boundary. International communications in heat and mass transfer, 58, 54-62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2014.08.005

A series of numerical investigations has been performed to study the effect of lower boundary roughness on turbulent flow in a two-dimensional channel. The roughness spacing to height ratio, w/k, has been investigated over the range 0.12 to 402 by va... Read More about Optimised mixing and flow resistance during shear flow over a rib roughened boundary.

Exploratory modeling: Extracting causality from complexity (2014)
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Thomas, C., Coulthard, T., Eppinga, M., Larsen, L., & Thomas, C. W. (2014). Exploratory modeling: Extracting causality from complexity. Eos, 95(32), 285-286. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014eo320001

On 22 May 2011 a massive tornado tore through Joplin, Mo., killing 158 people. With winds blowing faster than 200 miles per hour, the tornado was the most deadly in the United States since modern record keeping began in the 1950s. ©2014. American Geo... Read More about Exploratory modeling: Extracting causality from complexity.

Influence of junction angle on three-dimensional flow structure and bed morphology at confluent meander bends during different hydrological conditions (2014)
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Riley, J. D., Rhoads, B. L., Parsons, D. R., & Johnson, K. K. (2015). Influence of junction angle on three-dimensional flow structure and bed morphology at confluent meander bends during different hydrological conditions. Earth surface processes and landforms : the journal of the British Geomorphological Research Group, 40(2), 252-271. https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.3624

© 2014 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Recent field and modeling investigations have examined the fluvial dynamics of confluent meander bends where a straight tributary channel enters a meandering river at the apex of a bend with a 90° junction angle. Past... Read More about Influence of junction angle on three-dimensional flow structure and bed morphology at confluent meander bends during different hydrological conditions.

Hydrodynamics of fossil fishes (2014)
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Fletcher, T., Altringham, J., Peakall, J., Wignall, P., & Dorrell, R. (2014). Hydrodynamics of fossil fishes. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281(1788), 20140703-20140703. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2014.0703

From their earliest origins, fishes have developed a suite of adaptations for locomotion in water, which determine performance and ultimately fitness. Even without data from behaviour, soft tissue and extant relatives, it is possible to infer a wealt... Read More about Hydrodynamics of fossil fishes.

The impact of significant input of fine sediment on benthic fauna at tributary junctions: a case study of the Bermejo-Paraguay River confluence, Argentina (2014)
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Blettler, M. C. M., Amsler, M. L., Ezcurra de Drago, I., Espinola, L. A., Eberle, E., Paira, A., …Drago, E. E. (2015). The impact of significant input of fine sediment on benthic fauna at tributary junctions: a case study of the Bermejo-Paraguay River confluence, Argentina. Ecohydrology, 8(2), 340-352. https://doi.org/10.1002/eco.1511

This study examines the morphological features, suspended sediment inputs and hydraulic conditions within a large river in association with ecological patterns before and after a tributary confluence. In order to examine these effects, the macroinver... Read More about The impact of significant input of fine sediment on benthic fauna at tributary junctions: a case study of the Bermejo-Paraguay River confluence, Argentina.

Groundwater-level forecasting under climate change scenarios using an artificial neural network trained with particle swarm optimization (2014)
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Tapoglou, E., Trichakis, I. C., Dokou, Z., Nikolos, I. K., & Karatzas, G. P. (2014). Groundwater-level forecasting under climate change scenarios using an artificial neural network trained with particle swarm optimization. Hydrological Sciences Journal, 59(6), 1225-1239. https://doi.org/10.1080/02626667.2013.838005

Artificial neural networks (ANNs) have recently been used to predict the hydraulic head in well locations. In the present work, the particle swarm optimization (PSO) algorithm was used to train a feed-forward multi-layer ANN for the simulation of hyd... Read More about Groundwater-level forecasting under climate change scenarios using an artificial neural network trained with particle swarm optimization.

Modeling of multilayer cohesive bank erosion with a coupled bank stability and mobile-bed model (2014)
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Lai, Y. G., Thomas, R. E., Ozeren, Y., Simon, A., Greimann, B. P., & Wu, K. (2015). Modeling of multilayer cohesive bank erosion with a coupled bank stability and mobile-bed model. Geomorphology, 243, 116-129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.07.017

Streambank erosion can be an important form of channel change in unstable alluvial environments. It should be accounted for in geomorphic studies, river restoration, dam removal, and channel maintenance projects. Recently, one-dimensional and two-dim... Read More about Modeling of multilayer cohesive bank erosion with a coupled bank stability and mobile-bed model.

Bank pull or bar push: What drives scroll-bar formation in meandering rivers? (2014)
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van de Lageweg, W. I., van Dijk, W. M., Baar, A. W., Rutten, J., & Kleinhans, M. G. (2014). Bank pull or bar push: What drives scroll-bar formation in meandering rivers?. Geology, 42(4), 319-322. https://doi.org/10.1130/G35192.1

One of the most striking features of meandering rivers are quasi-regular ridges of the point bar, evidence of a pulsed lateral migration of meander bends. Scroll bars formed on the inner bend are preserved on the point-bar surface as a series of ridg... Read More about Bank pull or bar push: What drives scroll-bar formation in meandering rivers?.

The critical role of stratification in submarine channels: Implications for channelization and long runout of flows (2014)
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Dorrell, R. M., Darby, S. E., Peakall, J., Sumner, E. J., Parsons, D. R., & Wynn, R. B. (2014). The critical role of stratification in submarine channels: Implications for channelization and long runout of flows. Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, 119(4), 2620-2641. https://doi.org/10.1002/2014jc009807

Channelized submarine gravity currents travel remarkable distances, transporting sediment to the distal reaches of submarine fans. However, the mechanisms by which flows can be sustained over these distances remain enigmatic. In this paper we conside... Read More about The critical role of stratification in submarine channels: Implications for channelization and long runout of flows.

Theoretical investigation of the thermal performance of a novel solar loop-heat-pipe façade-based heat pump water heating system (2014)
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He, W., Hong, X., Zhao, X., Zhang, X., Shen, J., & Ji, J. (2014). Theoretical investigation of the thermal performance of a novel solar loop-heat-pipe façade-based heat pump water heating system. Energy and Buildings, 77, 180-191. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.03.053

The aim of the paper was to present a dedicated theoretical investigation into the thermal performance of a novel solar loop-heat-pipe façade based heat pump water heating system. This involved thermo-fluid analyses, computer numerical model developm... Read More about Theoretical investigation of the thermal performance of a novel solar loop-heat-pipe façade-based heat pump water heating system.

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs): Their past, present and future contributions to the advancement of marine geoscience (2014)
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Wynn, R. B., Huvenne, V. A., Le Bas, T. P., Murton, B. J., Connelly, D. P., Bett, B. J., …Hunt, J. E. (2014). Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs): Their past, present and future contributions to the advancement of marine geoscience. Marine Geology, 352, 451-468. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.margeo.2014.03.012

Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) have a wide range of applications in marine geoscience, and are increasingly being used in the scientific, military, commercial, and policy sectors. Their ability to operate autonomously of a host vessel makes th... Read More about Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs): Their past, present and future contributions to the advancement of marine geoscience.

Scales and causes of heterogeneity in bars in a large multi-channel river: Río Paraná, Argentina (2014)
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Reesink, A. J. H., Ashworth, P. J., Sambrook Smith, G. H., Best, J. L., Parsons, D. R., Amsler, M. L., …Szupiany, R. N. (2014). Scales and causes of heterogeneity in bars in a large multi-channel river: Río Paraná, Argentina. Sedimentology, 61(4), 1055-1085. https://doi.org/10.1111/sed.12092

To date, published studies of alluvial bar architecture in large rivers have been restricted mostly to case studies of individual bars and single locations. Relatively little is known about how the depositional processes and sedimentary architecture... Read More about Scales and causes of heterogeneity in bars in a large multi-channel river: Río Paraná, Argentina.

Near-bed and surface flow division patterns in experimental river bifurcations (2014)
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Marra, W. A., Parsons, D. R., Kleinhans, M. G., Keevil, G. M., & Thomas, R. E. (2014). Near-bed and surface flow division patterns in experimental river bifurcations. Water Resources Research, 50(2), 1506-1530. https://doi.org/10.1002/2013WR014215

Understanding channel bifurcation mechanics is of great importance for predicting and managing multichannel river processes and avulsion in distributary river deltas. To date, research on river channel bifurcations has focused on factors determining... Read More about Near-bed and surface flow division patterns in experimental river bifurcations.