Tag Archive: Environmental

Mar 06

CDT SIS student researching how microplastics can end up in farmland

Freya Radford is a second year PhD student part of CDT in Sustainable Infrastructure Systems and based in Geography and Environmental Science. Freya is researching micro-plastic pollution in agricultural land through organic fertilisers made from sewage sludge.

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Oct 17

Increased aggression and reduced aversive learning in honey bees exposed to extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields

Sebastian Shepherd, Georgina Hollands, Victoria Godley, Prof Suleiman Sharkh, Chris  Jackson, and Philip Newland. Journal : PLoS ONE. 14, 10, e0223614. Publication date: 10 Oct 2019 https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0223614 Abstract Honey bees, Apis mellifera, are a globally significant pollinator species and are currently in decline, with losses attributed to an array of interacting environmental stressors. Extremely low frequency electromagnetic fields (ELF …

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Aug 25

Formation, Growth, and Failure of Debris Jams at Bridge Piers

Research Article Diego Panici  Gustavo A. M. de Almeida First published in Water Resources Research for American Geophysical Union AGU: 24 August 2018 https://doi.org/10.1029/2017WR022177 Abstract The accumulation of large wood debris around bridge piers obstructs the flow, producing increased upstream water levels, large horizontal structural loadings, and flow field modifications that can considerably exacerbate scour.

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