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Low-Carbon Permeable Pavement Drainage Infrastructure: Potential Applications for Stormwater Management (2019)
Book Chapter
Tota-Maharaj, K., & Aziba, A. (2019). Low-Carbon Permeable Pavement Drainage Infrastructure: Potential Applications for Stormwater Management. In E. O. Nnadi (Ed.), Stormwater: Sources, Monitoring and Management, (269- 313). Nova Science Publishers

Rapid urbanisation and industralisation across the world is demanding infrastructure and construction to increase especially within the transportation sectors. The large amounts of construction materials required for construction and maintenance of p... Read More

Modelling of a sustainable refugee camp drainage system for stormwater management (2019)
Journal Article
Opeyemi Ajibade, O., Tota-Maharaj, K., Hills, C. D., & MacLeod, C. (in press). Modelling of a sustainable refugee camp drainage system for stormwater management. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, https://doi.org/10.1039/C9EW00350A

A novel decentralised Sustainable Refugee Camp Drainage System (SRCDS) has been developed for the effective management of stormwater in the Dadaab refugee camp, Kenya. The SRCDS uses the principle of Best Management Practices (BMPs) for runoff genera... Read More

Effect of thermodynamic parameters on the concentration of pollutants in produced water from crude oil production (2019)
Journal Article
Tota-Maharaj, K., & Ngene, S. (2019). Effect of thermodynamic parameters on the concentration of pollutants in produced water from crude oil production. Journal of Energy Research and Reviews, 3(3), 1-13. https://doi.org/10.9734/jenrr/2019/v3i330101

Thermodynamic parameters such as temperature and pressure of petroleum reservoirs are among the most important physical characteristics which are required to effectively produce crude oil from the reservoirs. Oil and gas reservoir pressures determine... Read More

Student-Faculty Partnership in Assessment: Encountering Emotion and Enhancing Wellbeing in Students (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Hill, J., & West, H. (2019, August). Student-Faculty Partnership in Assessment: Encountering Emotion and Enhancing Wellbeing in Students. Paper presented at Royal Geographical Society Annual International Conference

In the context of increasing wellbeing challenges for students in higher education, we argue that pedagogic partnership has the potential to help students recognise and work positively with their emotions. We present a case study exploring changing s... Read More

Working-Class Environmentalism: An Agenda for an Equitable and Just Transition to Sustainability (2019)
Book
Bell, K. (2019). Working-Class Environmentalism: An Agenda for an Equitable and Just Transition to Sustainability. Palgrave MacMillan

This book is about how to develop green transitions which benefit, include and respect working class people. The book will challenge current practice, policy and thinking by highlighting how discriminatory and undermining actions and attitudes towar... Read More

Assessment of the physical characteristics and stormwater effluent quality of permeable pavement systems containing recycled materials (2019)
Journal Article
Monrose, J., Tota-Maharaj, K., & Mwasha, A. (in press). Assessment of the physical characteristics and stormwater effluent quality of permeable pavement systems containing recycled materials. Road Materials and Pavement Design, https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2019.1643397

This paper evaluates the physical characteristics of two recycled materials and the pollutant removal efficiencies of four 0.2 m2 tanked permeable pavement rigs in the laboratory, that contained either natural aggregates or these recycled materials i... Read More

Remote sensing for drought monitoring & impact assessment: Progress, past challenges and future opportunities (2019)
Journal Article
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2019). Remote sensing for drought monitoring & impact assessment: Progress, past challenges and future opportunities. Remote Sensing of Environment, 232, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rse.2019.111291

Drought is a common hydrometeorological phenomenon and a pervasive global hazard. As our climate changes, it is likely that drought events will become more intense and frequent. Effective drought monitoring is therefore critical, both to the research... Read More

Re-visioning Geosciences Education: New students, new expectations, new outcomes, new learning (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Horswell, M., West, H., & Quinn, N. (2019, July). Re-visioning Geosciences Education: New students, new expectations, new outcomes, new learning. Paper presented at International Union of Geodesy & Geophysics General Assembly

The international higher educational landscape is characterised by shifting sands, tectonic activity, erosion, deposition, and occasional volcanism. This fluid context arises in response to changes in policy, modes of provision and technology enhance... Read More

SMAP Satellite Soil Moisture Products: a preliminary evaluation against COSMOS-UK estimates in Great Britain (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Quinn, N., Horswell, M., West, H., & Newton, C. (2019, July). SMAP Satellite Soil Moisture Products: a preliminary evaluation against COSMOS-UK estimates in Great Britain. Paper presented at International Union of Geodesy & Geophysics General Assembly

Satellite-based soil moisture monitoring has matured, notably as a result of the Soil Moisture Ocean Salinity (SMOS) and Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) missions. Whilst spatial resolutions fall short of those ideal for field-scale monitoring, th... Read More

Spatial variations in the relationship between precipitation and streamflow in Great Britain (2019)
Presentation / Conference
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2019, July). Spatial variations in the relationship between precipitation and streamflow in Great Britain. Paper presented at International Union of Geodesy & Geophysics General Assembly

Using the latest available hydro-meteorological datasets from the RCUK Droughts & Water Scarcity Programme, this paper aims to examine the relationship between precipitation and streamflow in 293 catchments across Great Britain (for the period Jan 19... Read More

Embedding social inclusiveness and appropriateness in engineering assessment of green infrastructure to enhance urban resilience (2019)
Journal Article
Ward, S., Staddon, C., De Vito, L., Zuniga-Teran, A., Gerlak, A., Schoeman, Y., …Booth, G. (2019). Embedding social inclusiveness and appropriateness in engineering assessment of green infrastructure to enhance urban resilience. Urban Water Journal, 16(1), 56-67. https://doi.org/10.1080/1573062X.2019.1633674

Urban resilience emerges not only from ‘what’ is done in relation to critical infrastructure systems, but in the ‘how’ of their conception, co-creation and integration into complex socio-ecological-technical systems. For green infrastructure, where o... Read More

Integrating structure from motion photogrammetry into rock weathering field methodologies (2019)
Journal Article
Mol, L., & Clarke, L. (in press). Integrating structure from motion photogrammetry into rock weathering field methodologies. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, https://doi.org/10.1002/esp.4693

Despite recent rapid advances in the field of Structure from Motion (SfM)photogrammetry, the use of high-resolution data to investigate small scale processes is a relatively underdeveloped field. In particular, rock weathering is rarely investigated... Read More

Modelling the future impacts of urban spatial planning on the viability of alternative water supply (2019)
Journal Article
Hargreaves, A. J., Farmani, R., Ward, S., & Butler, D. (2019). Modelling the future impacts of urban spatial planning on the viability of alternative water supply. Water Research, 162, 200-213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2019.06.029

Greywater recycling and rainwater harvesting have the potential to increase the resilience of water management and reduce the need for investment in conventional water supply schemes. However, their water-savings would partly depend on the location a... Read More

Challenges of mainstreaming green infrastructure in built environment professions (2019)
Journal Article
Zuniga-Teran, A. A., Staddon, C., de Vito, L., Gerlak, A. K., Ward, S., Schoeman, Y., …Booth, G. (in press). Challenges of mainstreaming green infrastructure in built environment professions. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 1-23. https://doi.org/10.1080/09640568.2019.1605890

Green infrastructure (GI) has been identified as a promising approach to help cities adapt to climate change through the provision of multiple ecosystem services. However, GI contributions to urban resilience will not be realized until it is more ful... Read More

Regional rainfall response to the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) across Great Britain (2019)
Journal Article
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (in press). Regional rainfall response to the North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO) across Great Britain. Hydrology Research, https://doi.org/10.2166/nh.2019.015

The NAO has been long studied as the primary teleconnection affecting British and European climate. However, previous studies have focused on extremes or have been spatially and temporally limited. In recent years our ability to predict the NAO has i... Read More

Environmental technologies for remediation of contaminated lands in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria: Opportunities for ecosystem services to host communities (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Ngene, S., & Tota-Maharaj, K. (2019). Environmental technologies for remediation of contaminated lands in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria: Opportunities for ecosystem services to host communities

Several remediation technologies have been tried in the Niger Delta region of Nigeria to address the persistent hydrocarbon contamination with little or no success as they are either inappropriate for the environment and thus complete remediation is... Read More

Permeability and surface hardness surveying of stone damaged by ballistic impact (2019)
Journal Article
Gilbert, O., Mol, L., Campbell, O., & Blenkinsop, T. (in press). Permeability and surface hardness surveying of stone damaged by ballistic impact. Heritage, 2(2), 1369-1389. https://doi.org/10.3390/heritage2020087

Recent instances of the destruction of cultural assets in conflict zones have demonstrated the need to develop methods which will allow for the assessment of damage to heritage stone in the field. In particular, non-destructive methods would be inval... Read More

Social science methods for natural scientists (2019)
Presentation / Conference
Hillier, J., Sangster, H., & West, H. (2019, April). Social science methods for natural scientists. Paper presented at European Geosciences Union General Assembly

People. Stakeholders. Other humans. If any of these may be involved in your work, and insight into what they may think or do could be useful, you are entering the realm of Social Science. This session is on the basics of social science methods, prese... Read More

A space-time geostatistical approach to exploring the stationarity of North Atlantic oscillation driven wet/dry conditions in Great Britain (2019)
Presentation / Conference
West, H., Quinn, N., & Horswell, M. (2019, April). A space-time geostatistical approach to exploring the stationarity of North Atlantic oscillation driven wet/dry conditions in Great Britain. Paper presented at European Geosciences Union General Assembly

The North Atlantic Oscillation Index (NAOI) characterises the variability of the North Atlantic jet stream, and as the primary teleconnection affecting British climate, has been well studied. However, the spatio-temporal influence of the NAO on the w... Read More

No sustainability for tourism without gender equality (2019)
Journal Article
Alarcon, D., & Cole, S. (2019). No sustainability for tourism without gender equality. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 27(7), 903-919 |. https://doi.org/10.1080/09669582.2019.1588283

This paper explores the interconnections between the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and tourism from a gender perspective. It is the first paper to take a critical analysis of how SDG 5 relates to tourism, and how tourism and gender equality in... Read More