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Assessment of heavy metals pollution in soft sediment of the Severn Estuary and inner Bristol Channel system (2021)
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Udoekpo, S. N., & Everard, M. (2021). Assessment of heavy metals pollution in soft sediment of the Severn Estuary and inner Bristol Channel system. British Journal of Environmental Sciences, 9(2), 1-30

For several decades, the Severn Estuary and Bristol Channel have been contaminated by heavy metals despite the many ecosystem services it provides. Therefore, this paper is devoted to the systematic assessment of heavy metals (Cd, Cr, Ni, Zn and Pb)... Read More about Assessment of heavy metals pollution in soft sediment of the Severn Estuary and inner Bristol Channel system.

Multicriteria evaluation of the quality of service of informal public transport: An empirical evidence from Ibadan, Nigeria (2021)
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Olowosegun, A., Moyo, D., & Gopinath, D. (in press). Multicriteria evaluation of the quality of service of informal public transport: An empirical evidence from Ibadan, Nigeria. Case Studies on Transport Policy,

Developing countries experience a decline in bus public transport investments. Yet informal public transport has continued to grow rapidly. Previous studies have evaluated the Quality of Service (QoS) provided by such informal transport but a multi-c... Read More about Multicriteria evaluation of the quality of service of informal public transport: An empirical evidence from Ibadan, Nigeria.

The whittling away of wonderful ideas (2021)
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Hickman, H., Croft, N., McClymont, K., Sheppard, A., & Foroughmand-Araabi, H. (in press). The whittling away of wonderful ideas. Town and Country Planning -London- Town and Country Planning Association-, July / August 2021, 242-248

Multiclass stand-alone and ensemble machine learning algorithms utilised to classify 1 soils based on their physicochemical characteristics (2021)
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Abbey, S., & Eyo, E. (in press). Multiclass stand-alone and ensemble machine learning algorithms utilised to classify 1 soils based on their physicochemical characteristics. Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 14(2),

10 This study has provided an approach to soil classification by using the concept of machine 11 learning (ML). Multiclass elements of stand-alone ML algorithms (Logistic regression (LR) 12 and artificial neural networks (ANN)), decision tree ensembl... Read More about Multiclass stand-alone and ensemble machine learning algorithms utilised to classify 1 soils based on their physicochemical characteristics.

Assessing the societal benefits of mahseer (Torspp.) fishes to strengthen the basis for their conservation (2021)
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Everard, M., Pinder, A., Claussen, J., & Orr, S. (in press). Assessing the societal benefits of mahseer (Torspp.) fishes to strengthen the basis for their conservation. Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, https://doi.org/10.1002/aqc.3683

Mahseer (Torspp., Cyprinidae) are iconic, large-bodied, migratory freshwater fishes of Asian rivers. Long valued as a food source and serving other societal roles, these fishes are severely threatened by a broad range of interacting and escalating hu... Read More about Assessing the societal benefits of mahseer (Torspp.) fishes to strengthen the basis for their conservation.

Results of application of artificial neural networks in predicting geo-mechanical properties of stabilised clays - A Review (2021)
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Abbey, S. (2021). Results of application of artificial neural networks in predicting geo-mechanical properties of stabilised clays - A Review. Geotechnics, 1(1), 147-171

This study presents a literature review on the use of artificial neural networks in the prediction of geo-mechanical properties of stabilised clays. In this paper, the application of ANN in ge-otechnical analysis of clay stabilised with cement, lime,... Read More about Results of application of artificial neural networks in predicting geo-mechanical properties of stabilised clays - A Review.

Changing work and work-related travel and the impact of Covid-19 (2021)
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Chatterjee, K., & Crawford, F. (in press). Changing work and work-related travel and the impact of Covid-19. Built Environment, 47(3),

The nature of work was undergoing dramatic change before the pandemic as the digital age continued to transform all sectors of our society. In this paper we describe pre-pandemic trends in types of work, the workforce and working arrangements in the... Read More about Changing work and work-related travel and the impact of Covid-19.

Geospatial cluster analysis of the state, duration and severity of drought over Paraíba State, northeastern Brazil (2021)
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Brasil Neto, R. M., Santos, C. A. G., Silva, R. M. D., Santos, C. A. C. D., Liu, Z., & Quinn, N. W. (2021). Geospatial cluster analysis of the state, duration and severity of drought over Paraíba State, northeastern Brazil. Science of the Total Environment, 799, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149492

Droughts threaten water resources, agriculture, socio-economic activities and the population at the global and regional level, so identifying areas with homogeneous drought behaviors is an important consideration in improving the management of water... Read More about Geospatial cluster analysis of the state, duration and severity of drought over Paraíba State, northeastern Brazil.

Assessing air pollution in European cities to support a citizen centered approach to air quality management (2021)
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Rodrigues, V., Gama, C., Ascenso, A., Oliveira, K., Coelho, S., Monteiro, A., …Lopes, M. (2021). Assessing air pollution in European cities to support a citizen centered approach to air quality management. Science of the Total Environment, 799, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.149311

European cities have made significant progress over the last decades towards clean air. Despite this progress, several cities are still facing acute air pollution episodes, with various urban areas frequently exceeding air quality levels allowed by t... Read More about Assessing air pollution in European cities to support a citizen centered approach to air quality management.

Who uses e-bikes in the UK and why? (2021)
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Melia, S., & Bartle, C. (in press). Who uses e-bikes in the UK and why?. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation,

This article reports on the findings of a survey of 2,092 users and potential users of e-bikes in the UK. It analysed their characteristics, their motivations, journey purposes and the barriers they perceive to the wider use of e-bikes. It compared... Read More about Who uses e-bikes in the UK and why?.

Designing ‘youth master plans’ in a CLE space: Lessons from using Minecraft in secondary school outreach project in Scotland (2021)
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Gopinath, D. (2021). Designing ‘youth master plans’ in a CLE space: Lessons from using Minecraft in secondary school outreach project in Scotland. International Journal of Society Systems Science, 13(2), 110 - 124. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJSSS.2021.116371

In response to problems of neoliberal urbanism agenda, Lefebvre (1991) argued for a 'right to the city' so that more people are involved in the (re-) production of urban spaces (Purcell 2002). The challenge being to translate this ‘right’ into practi... Read More about Designing ‘youth master plans’ in a CLE space: Lessons from using Minecraft in secondary school outreach project in Scotland.

Atmospheric ammonia and nitrogen deposition on Irish Natura 2000 sites: Implications for Irish agriculture (2021)
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Kelleghan, D., Hayes, E., Everard, M., Keating, P., Lesniak-Podsiadlo, A., & Curran, T. (2021). Atmospheric ammonia and nitrogen deposition on Irish Natura 2000 sites: Implications for Irish agriculture. Atmospheric Environment, 261, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2021.118611

With growing global demand for food, the agriculture sector worldwide is under pressure to intensify and expand, risking acceleration of existing negative biodiversity impacts. Agriculture is the dominant source of ammonia (NH3) emissions, which can... Read More about Atmospheric ammonia and nitrogen deposition on Irish Natura 2000 sites: Implications for Irish agriculture.

“Britain's rainforests”: Engaging the public with brownfield sites for conservation in the U.K. (2021)
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McCallum, R., & Sardo, A. M. (2021). “Britain's rainforests”: Engaging the public with brownfield sites for conservation in the U.K. Journal of Science Communication, 20(04), https://doi.org/10.22323/2.20040207

This small-scale study aims to understand what different environmental organisations are doing to engage people with brownfield sites in the U.K. Interviews with staff members from different environmental organisations found a wide range of initiativ... Read More about “Britain's rainforests”: Engaging the public with brownfield sites for conservation in the U.K..

Analysing spatial intrapersonal variability of road users using point-to-point sensor data (2021)
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Crawford, F., Connors, R., & Watling, D. (in press). Analysing spatial intrapersonal variability of road users using point-to-point sensor data. Networks and Spatial Economics, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11067-021-09539-4

The availability of newly emerging forms of data in recent years has provided new opportunities to study spatial intrapersonal variability, namely the variability in an individual’s destination and route choices from day to day. As well as providing... Read More about Analysing spatial intrapersonal variability of road users using point-to-point sensor data.

The failure of lifestyle environmentalism and the promise of the Green New Deal for working-class people (2021)
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Bell, K., & Bevan, G. (2021). The failure of lifestyle environmentalism and the promise of the Green New Deal for working-class people. The Journal of Working-Class Studies, 6(1), 5-21. https://doi.org/10.13001/jwcs.v6i1.6465

There is an urgent need to address a range of environmental issues, including climate change, but the policies enacted to date have usually done nothing to address class inequities and have often led to increased working-class disadvantage. The cause... Read More about The failure of lifestyle environmentalism and the promise of the Green New Deal for working-class people.

Structural behaviour and fire design of duplex and ferritic stainless steel CHS stub columns (2021)
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Mohammed, A., & Cashell, K. A. (2021). Structural behaviour and fire design of duplex and ferritic stainless steel CHS stub columns. International Journal of Steel Structures, 21, 1280–1291. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13296-021-00502-0

This paper investigates the structural behaviour and design of duplex and ferritic stainless steel stub columns with a circular hollow cross-section (CHS) at elevated temperature. A numerical model is developed to supplement the limited test results... Read More about Structural behaviour and fire design of duplex and ferritic stainless steel CHS stub columns.