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Dr Stuart McLelland


Stuart McLelland

Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography

Research Interests

- Physical modelling of river, estuarine and coastal flow processes and sediment transport dynamics.

- Application of laser and acoustic flow measurement techniques.

- Developing new techniques for physical modelling of ecohydraulics.

- Modelling environmental impacts on the seabed associated with offshore wind energy.

- Developing research in Natural Flood Management.

- Member of the Modelling Environmental Systems Research Group at the University of Hull.

- Member of the management team for HYDRALAB+ ( which is a EU-funded Infrastructure programme funded through Horizon2020. There are more than 25 participants from throughout the EU.

- Member of the British Society for Geomorphology (

Biography Stuart's research focuses on physical modelling of flow processes and sediment transport dynamics. His main interests are in river dynamics, but sediment and water are everywhere so he works across a range of scales and studies estuarine and coastal environments. Stuart manages research in the Total Environment Simulator (TES) which is a world-class experimental facility, operated by the University of Hull. The TES is designed for modelling environmental fluid and sediment dynamics across with flow, waves and rainfall in conjunction with a suite of laser and acoustic measurement equipment.
Teaching and Learning 16881 Exploring Worlds Around Us

16206 Field Study (Tenerife)

16761 Catchment to Coast

16934 River Processes and Management
ResearcherID D-3704-2018
Scopus Author ID 6602315371