riparian and freshwater ecology. role of spatial resource flows across ecosystem boundaries and the functional linkages of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. application of stable isotopes in food web studies. understanding the processes that control
assessing the extent and severity of post-industrial and metal pollution; design and engineering of novel treatment methods for mining-related pollution; assessing the relative importance of diffuse and point source pollution; catchment-scale water pollut
water reservoir storage-yield-performance functions, data-limited generalised water resources planning/assessment tools, climate change impact assessments on water resources, adaptation strategies, evaporation and evapotranspiration modelling, irrigation
groundwater flow, Chalk hydrogeology, contaminant transport, groundwater source protection zones, movement and uptake of radionucleides in vegetated soils, hydrobilogical controls on transport and remediation of organic pollutants for contaminated land.
if/how physico-chemical properties of nanoparticles may affect their reactivity and potential toxicity; geochemistry of metal contaminants in soils and waste materials at mining sites - metal immobilisation on such sites using in situ metal fixation with
Digital Storytelling within the field of post- disaster management: 1) as a way of individually and collectively assimilating events; 2) as a way of conveying crucial information about the experiences of disaster communities to disaster planning committ
Energy efficient water and wastewater treatment engineering; Constructed and engineered wetlands and reedbeds; Energy and resource recovery from water/waste/wastewater processes and infrastructure; Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems; Deployment of comp
freshwater ecosystems; biodiversity and ecosystem processes; decomposition; population genetics of aquatic insects; effects of salmon reintroductions to river food webs; freshwater acidification and recovery
environmental fluid mechanics - stratified flows, turbulence and mixing; sediment transport processes - in gravel bed rivers; geophysical fluid mechanics - entrainment and upwelling within stratified lakes due to a maintained an variable surface shear str
hydrochemical modelling; development of models for predicting the impact of air pollution on soils and surface waters; assessment of the efficacy of international agreements on emission reductions; diffuse pollution and the transport of chemicals from soi
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