Category Archive: Publications

Jul 05

Understanding fish-hydrodynamic interactions within Cylindrical Bristle Cluster arrays to improve passage over sloped weirs

Understanding fish-hydrodynamic interactions within Cylindrical Bristle Cluster arrays to improve passage over sloped weirs Daniella Montali-Ashworth Andrew S. Vowles Gustavo A. M. de Almeida Paul S. Kemp The International Centre for Ecohydraulics Research, School of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Southampton Boldrewood Innovation Campus University of Southampton, Southampton, Received 03 Dec 2020, Accepted …

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Jun 24

A Virtuous Circle? Increasing Local Benefits from Ports by Adopting Circular Economy Principles

A Virtuous Circle? Increasing Local Benefits from Ports by Adopting Circular Economy Principles by Toby Roberts Ian Williams  Infrastructure Group, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Southampton, John Preston Transportation Group, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, University of Southampton, Nick Clarke Melinda Odum Ramboll UK Ltd., Southampton Stefanie O’Gorman Ramboll UK Ltd., …

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May 07

Collective behaviour of the European minnow (Phoxinus phoxinus) is influenced by signals of differing acoustic complexity

Collective behaviour of the European minnow (Phoxinus phoxinus) is influenced by signals of differing acoustic complexity Author links Helen A.L.CurrieaPaul R.WhitebTimothy G.LeightonbPaul S.Kempa Behavioural Processes Available online 7 May 2021, 104416 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.beproc.2021.104416 Highlights • We tested how acoustic complexity affects group behaviour of socially shoaling fish. • Fish startled, and altered group swimming speed in …

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Feb 13

Current perspectives on acidogenic fermentation to produce volatile fatty acids from waste

“Acidogenic fermentation is a clean treatment for biodegradable waste and provides an alternative to petroleum refineries, but researchers need to address some challenges: a better understanding on fermentation parameters, product recovery and process integration” Maria Ramos-Suarez, Yue Zhang & Victoria Outram Reviews in Environmental Science and Bio/Technology (2021) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11157-021-09566-0  Published: 13 February 2021 Abstract Volatile fatty acids (VFAs) are key …

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Dec 24

Upscaling the shallow water equations for fast flood modelling

https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00221686.2020.1818316 Alireza Shamkhalchian &Gustavo A. M. De Almeida Received 04 Dec 2019, Accepted 19 Aug 2020, Published online: 24 Dec 2020 Journal of Hydraulic Research Abstract This paper presents a new sub-grid flood inundation model aimed at high computational performance. The model solves the two-dimensional shallow water equations (SWE) by a Godunov-type finite volume (FV) method …

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Oct 21

Validation of a method to quantify microfibres present in aquatic surface microlayers

Joshua Birkenhead, Freya Radford, Jessica Stead, Prof Andy Cundy and Dr Malcom Hudson. Journal: Scientific Reports Volume: 10 Article number: 17892 ISSN (Print): 2045-2322 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-74635-3 Published on 21 Oct 2020 Abstract Many of the methods for microplastics quantification in the environment are criticised creating problems with data validity. Quantification of microplastics in the surface microlayer …

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Sep 30

A featureless approach to improve self-consistency in structured light bathymetry

Research Article Stanley, David, Bodenmann, Adrian, Massot Campos, Miguel and Thornton, Blair (2020) 2020 IEEE OES Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Symposium, Online, Canada. 30 Sep – 02 Oct 2020. 6 pp . (Submitted) Submitted date: 11 September 2020 Venue – Dates: 2020 IEEE OES Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Symposium, Online, Canada, 2020-09-30 – 2020-10-02 Record type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper) Abstract This paper describes a novel method for …

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Sep 25

Environment Agency’s bristles help fish in Isle of Wight rivers

CDT-SIS graduate Dr Daniella Montali-Ashworth is now working with the Environment Agency and her Cylindrical Bristle Clusters have been installed on rivers on the Isle of Wight during the summer of 2020. Articles in the local press from September 25, 2020. https://www.iwradio.co.uk/news/isle-of-wight-news/fintastic-new-technology-helps-fish-in-isle-of-wight-rivers/ https://www.islandecho.co.uk/fish-given-a-helping-hand-thanks-to-environment-agency-clusters/ https://www.countypress.co.uk/news/18748472.environment-agencys-bristles-help-fish-isle-wight-rivers/ 

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Sep 01

A mechanical approach to understanding the impact of the nematode Anguillicoloides crassus on the European eel swimbladder

Research Article Each CDT SIS cohort undertake a group project with researchers from different disciplines working together to understand and research a complex real world problem sustainable engineering problems.

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Aug 30

A transferable method for estimating the economic impacts of track interventions: application to ground-borne noise reduction measures for whole sections of route

Marcus Young, Georgios Rempelos, Evangelos Ntotsios, Dr Simon Blainey, Prof David Thompson and Prof Jonathan Preston Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part F: Journal of Rail and Rapid Transit 0954-4097 Scopus rating (2019): CiteScore 3.4 SJR 0.58 SNIP 1.296 10.1177/0954409720953730   Abstract The environmental impacts of noise and vibration are becoming increasingly important in the assessment …

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