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Research Output 1994 2020

2020

The impact of across-slope forest strips on hillslope subsurface hydrological dynamics

Peskett, L., MacDonald, A., Heal, K., McDonnell, J., Chambers, J., Uhlemann, S., Upton, K. & Black, A., Feb 2020, In : Journal of Hydrology. 581, 124427.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hillslope
soil moisture
grassland
forest soil
forest cover
2019
2 Citations (Scopus)
76 Downloads (Pure)

Future evolution and uncertainty of river flow regime change in a deglaciating river basin

Mackay, J. D., Barrand, N. E., Hannah, D. M., Krause, S., Jackson, C. R., Everest, J., Aðalgeirsdóttir, G. & Black, A., 3 Apr 2019, In : Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 23, 4, p. 1833-1865 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
river flow
river basin
melt
routing
climate change
2 Citations (Scopus)
134 Downloads (Pure)

Geological structure as a control on floodplain groundwater dynamics

Ó Dochartaigh, B. É., Archer, N. A. L., Peskett, L., MacDonald, A. M., Black, A. R., Auton, C. A., Merritt, J. E., Gooddy, D. C. & Bonell, M., Mar 2019, In : Hydrogeology Journal. 27, 2, p. 703-716 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
geological structure
floodplain
groundwater
aquifer
hillslope
34 Downloads (Pure)

Groundwater-glacier meltwater interaction in proglacial aquifers

Dochartaigh, B. É. Ó., Macdonald, A. M., Black, A. R., Everest, J., Wilson, P., Darling, W. G., Jones, L. & Raines, M., 5 Nov 2019, In : Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 23, 11, p. 4527-4539 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
meltwater
glacier
aquifer
groundwater
river flow
39 Downloads (Pure)

The impact of supraglacial debris on proglacial runoff and water chemistry

Fyffe, C. L., Brock, B. W., Kirkbride, M. P., Black, A. R., Smiraglia, C. & Diolaiuti, G., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Hydrology. 576, p. 41-57 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
water chemistry
glacier
runoff
hydrograph
peak discharge
2018
7 Citations (Scopus)
103 Downloads (Pure)

Quantifying and Mitigating Wind‐Induced Undercatch in Rainfall Measurements

Pollock, M. D., O'Donnell, G., Quinn, P., Dutton, M., Black, A., Wilkinson, M. E., Colli, M., Stagnaro, M., Lanza, L. G., Lewis, E., Kilsby, C. G. & O'Connell, P. E., Jun 2018, In : Water Resources Research. 54, 6, p. 3863-3875 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
gauge
rainfall
wind velocity
rain
35 Downloads (Pure)

A UK portrait of wind-induced undercatch in rainfall measurement

Pollock, M., Quinn, P., O'Donnell, G., Colli, M., Dutton, M., Black, A., Wilkinson, M., Kilsby, C., Stagnaro, M., Lanza, L. & O'Connell, E., 1 Apr 2017. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
gauge
rainfall
computational fluid dynamics
modeling
urban drainage

Eddleston Water Project Report 2016

Spray, C. (ed.), Baillie, A., Chalmers, H., Comins, L., Black, A., Dewell, E., Ncube, S., Perez, K., Spray, C., Ball, T., Archer, N., MacDonald, A., Ó Dochartaigh, B., Moir, H., Dodd, J., Reid, H., Hunt, J., Thomas, H., Dittrich, R. & Harrison, J., 31 Jan 2017, United Kingdom: Tweed Forum. 58 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

flooding
river
water
meander
habitat
5 Citations (Scopus)
114 Downloads (Pure)

Meltwater flow through a rapidly deglaciating glacier and foreland catchment system: Virkisjökull, SE Iceland

Flett, V., Maurice, L., Finlayson, A., Black, A., MacDonald, A., Everest, J. & Kirkbride, M., Dec 2017, In : Hydrology Research. 48, 6, p. 1666-1681 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
meltwater
glacier
catchment
ground penetrating radar
ice
24 Downloads (Pure)

Public responses to flood warning messages: the Floodline service in Scotland

Cranston, M., Geddes, A., Black, A., Ambler, A. & Menmuir, C., 1 Apr 2017. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Alarm systems
Cost effectiveness
Risk management
Scalability
Hazards
2016

Britain's Highest Bog: Can we unlock its secrets?

Bragg, O., J Bashford, P., Black, A., M Bragg, G., K Hart, J. & Martinez, K., Aug 2016, Proceedings of the 15th International Peat Congress 2016. Kuching, Malaysia, 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

bog
peatland
deer
service provision
recolonization

Editorial

Quinn, N. W., Xu, C. Y., Gulseven, E., Petts, G., Goody, N., Sargent, B. & Black, A., 1 Feb 2016, In : Hydrology Research. 47, 1, p. i

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

24 Downloads (Pure)

Evaluating the catching performance of aerodynamic rain gauges through field comparisons and CFD modelling

Pollock, M., Colli, M., Stagnaro, M., Lanza, L., Quinn, P., Dutton, M., O'Donnell, G., Wilkinson, M., Black, A. & O’Connell, E., Apr 2016. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
25 Downloads (Pure)

Glacier retreat and projected river regime changes in the hydrologically highly-coupled Virkisjökull catchment, Iceland

Flett, V., Kirkbride, M., Black, A., Everest, J. & MacDonald, A., Apr 2016. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
glacier retreat
glacier
catchment
hypsometry
river
18 Downloads (Pure)

The extent of wind-induced undercatch in the UK winter storms of 2015

Pollock, M., Colli, M., Stagnaro, M., Quinn, P., Dutton, M., O'Donnell, G., Wilkinson, M., Black, A., O’Connell, E. & Lanza, L., Apr 2016. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
19 Downloads (Pure)

The influence of supraglacial debris on proglacial runoff fluctuations and water chemistry

Fyffe, C., Brock, B., Kirkbride, M., Black, A., Smiraglia, C. & Diolaiuti, G., Apr 2016. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
hydrograph
water chemistry
runoff
glacier
melt
58 Downloads (Pure)

Using Internet of Things (IoT) technology to study environmental processes

Martinez, K., Hart, J., Black, A. & Bragg, O., Apr 2016. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
Interoperability
Wireless sensor networks
Internet
Internet of things
6 Citations (Scopus)
103 Downloads (Pure)

Using stable isotopes and continuous meltwater river monitoring to investigate the hydrology of a rapidly retreating Icelandic outlet glacier

MacDonald, A. M., Black, A. R., Dochartaigh, B. É. Ó., Everest, J., Darling, W. G., Flett, V. & Peach, D. W., Jul 2016, In : Annals of Glaciology. 57, 72, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
meltwater
glacier
hydrology
stable isotope
monitoring
2015

A multi-sensor approach to continuous monitoring of a glacier outflow channel: Virkisá River, SE Iceland

Black, A., Everest, J., MacDonald, A., Flett, V., Buxel, H. & Shanahan, T., 26 Jun 2015. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

river channel
glacier
outflow
sensor
water level
3 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating wind-induced uncertainty on rainfall measurements by means of CFD modelling and field observations

Pollock, M., Colli, M., O'Donnell, G., Black, A., Stagnaro, M., Dutton, M., Lanza, L., Quinn, P. & O’Connell, E., 2015, Rainfall in urban and natural systems: Proceedings of the 10th International Workshop on Precipitation in Urban Areas (UrbanRain15). Molnar, P. & Peleg, N. (eds.). Zürich: ETH-Zürich, Institute of Environmental Engineering, p. 181-186 6 p. UR15-61

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
computational fluid dynamics
gauge
rainfall
modeling
observational method

Groundwater – meltwater coupling in an active proglacial sandur aquifer in southeast Iceland

Ó Dochartaigh, B., MacDonald, A., Wilson, P., Black, A. & Everest, J., 25 Nov 2015, International Symposium on Hydrology of Glaciers and Ice Sheets. NERC Open Research Archive

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

meltwater
aquifer
groundwater
river
river flow

Meltwater flow through a rapidly deglaciating glacier and foreland catchment system, Virkísjökull, SE Iceland

Flett, V., Maurice, L., Black, A., MacDonald, A., Everest, J., Kirkbride, M. & Finlayson, A., 22 Jun 2015. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

meltwater
glacier
catchment
river discharge
tracer

The hydrological impact of rapid ice ablation in a small highly glaciated catchment, Virkísjökull, SE Iceland

Flett, V., Kirkbride, M., Everest, J., Black, A. & MacDonald, A., 23 Jun 2015. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

ablation
glacier
hypsometry
catchment
ice

Using stable isotopes and continuous meltwater river monitoring to investigate the hydrology of a rapidly retreating Icelandic outlet glacier

MacDonald, A., Black, A., Ó Dochartaigh, B., Flett, V., Darling, WG. & Everest, J., 22 Jun 2015. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

meltwater
glacier
hydrology
stable isotope
snowmelt
2014
27 Downloads (Pure)

Coupling of groundwater, river flow and rainfall in an upland floodplain

Archer, N., Ó Dochartaigh, B., MacDonald, A., Bonell, M., Black, A. & Coles, N. A., Apr 2014. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
File
river flow
floodplain
rainfall
groundwater
hillslope
2012
2 Citations (Scopus)

A new methodology to assess the benefits of flood warning

Ball, T., Black, A., Ellis, R., Hemsley, L., Hollebrandse, F., Lardet, P. & Wicks, J., Sep 2012, In : Journal of Flood Risk Management. 5, 3, p. 188-202 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flood insurance provision and affordability. Beyond the statement of principles: implications for Scotland

Ball, T., Geddes, A., Werritty, A., Black, A. R. & Easton, A., 27 Jul 2012, James Hutton Institute, Aberdeen, Scotland: Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW) Facilitation Team, James Hutton Institute. 68 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

market
flooding
insurance
risk management
4 Citations (Scopus)

River flows

Marsh, T., Black, A., Acreman, M. & Elliott, C., 12 Nov 2012, The Hydrology of the UK: A Study of Change. Acreman, M. C. (ed.). Taylor & Francis, p. 101-133 33 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Role of hydrology in managing consequences of a changing global environment

Walsh, C., Fowler, H., Kilsby, C. & Black, A., 2012, In : Hydrology Research. 43, 5, p. 548-550 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2010
31 Citations (Scopus)

Reassessment of flood frequency using historical information for the River Ouse at York, UK (1200-2000)

Macdonald, N. & Black, A. R., 2010, In : Hydrological Sciences Journal. 55, 7, p. 1152-1162 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
48 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental flows from dams: the water framework directive

Acreman, M., Aldrick, J., Binnie, C., Black, A., Cowx, I., Dawson, H., Dunbar, M., Extence, C., Hannaford, J., Harby, A., Holmes, N., Jarritt, N., Old, G., Peirson, G., Webb, J. & Wood, P., 2009, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Engineering Sustainability. 162, 1, p. 13-22 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Use of historic water level records for re-assessing flood frequency: case study of the Spey catchment

Black, A. R. & Fadipe, D., Mar 2009, In : Water and Environment Journal. 23, 1, p. 23-31 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2008
6 Downloads (Pure)

Coastal flooding in Scotland: a scoping study

Ball, T., Werritty, A., Duck, R. W., Edwards, A., Booth, L. & Black, A. R., 2008, Edinburgh: Scotland and Northern Ireland Forum for Environmental Research (SNIFFER). 86 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

116 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of remotely sensed water stages from LiDAR, topographic contours and SRTM

Schumann, G., Matgen, P., Cutler, M. E. J., Black, A., Hoffmann, L. & Pfister, L., May 2008, In : ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 63, 3, p. 283-296 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

digital elevation models
Shuttle Radar Topography Mission
digital elevation model
hydraulics
water
68 Citations (Scopus)

Developing environmental standards for abstractions from UK rivers to implement the EU Water Framework Directive

Acreman, M., Dunbar, M., Hannaford, J., Mountford, O., Wood, P., Holmes, N., Cowx, I., Noble, R., Extence, C., Aldrick, J., King, J., Black, A. & Crookall, D., Dec 2008, In : Hydrological Sciences Journal. 53, 6, p. 1105-1120 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating uncertain flood inundation predictions with uncertain remotely sensed water stages

Schumann, G., Cutler, M., Black, A., Matgen, P., Pfister, L., Hoffmann, L. & Pappenberger, F., 2008, In : International Journal of River Basin Management. 6, 3, p. 187-199 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

prediction
water
river
digital elevation model
synthetic aperture radar
2007

Exploring the Social Impacts of Flood Risk and Flooding in Scotland

Werritty, A., Houston, D., Ball, T., Tavendale, A. & Black, A., Apr 2007, Edinburgh: Scottish Executive, Central Research Unit. 157 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

social effects
natural disaster
social research
research project
campaign
2006
32 Citations (Scopus)

Cost-benefit analysis and the water framework directive in Scotland.

Hanley, N. & Black, A. R., Apr 2006, In : Integrated environmental assessment and management. 2, 2, p. 156-165 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cost-benefit analysis
water
costs
cost
estuary
78 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating the benefits of water quality improvements under the Water Framework Directive: are benefits transferable?

Hanley, N., Colombo, S., Tinch, D., Black, A. & Aftab, A., 2006, In : European Review of Agricultural Economics. 33, 3, p. 391-413 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Water Pollution
Body Water
Water Quality
Quality Improvement
Agriculture
9 Citations (Scopus)

Flood warning and the use of weather radar in Scotland: a study of flood events in the Ruchill Water catchment

Cranston, M. D. & Black, A. R., 2006, In : Meteorological Applications. 13, 1, p. 43-52 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

radar
catchment
weather
rainfall
water
43 Citations (Scopus)

Historical and pooled flood frequency analysis for the River Tay at Perth, Scotland

Macdonald, N., Werritty, A., Black, A. R. & McEwen, L. J., 2006, In : Area. 38, 1, p. 34-46 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

frequency analysis
flood frequency
natural disaster
river
return period
7 Citations (Scopus)

Hydraulic and event knowledge to reduce the positional uncertainty in SAR flood images for improved flood model calibration and development

Schumann, G., Black, A., Cutler, M., Henry, J. B., Hoffmann, L., Matgen, P. & Pfister, L., 1 Jan 2006, Proceedings of ACCURACY 2006 - 7th International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences. Painho, M. & Caetano, M. (eds.). Instituto Geografica Portugues, p. 633-642 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Model Calibration
Hydraulics
natural disaster
synthetic aperture radar
uncertainty

Regulating long-term impacts on the Scottish landscape: quarries, dams and forestry

Reid, C. T., Pillai, A. L. & Black, A. R., 2006, In : Environmental Law Review. 8, 1, p. 33-50 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

quarry
forestry
dam
economic instrument
mineral
2005
44 Citations (Scopus)
river
ecology
evaluation
water
hydrology

Reconciling renewable energy and the local impacts of hydro-electric development

Pillai, A., Reid, C. T. & Black, A. R., Feb 2005, In : Environmental Law Review. 7, 2, p. 110-123 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental impact
energy
precautionary principle
environmental impact assessment
compliance
11 Citations (Scopus)

The emergence of environmental concerns: hydroelectric schemes in Scotland

Reid, C. T., Pillai, A. & Black, A. R., 2005, In : Journal of Environmental Law. 17, 3, p. 361-382 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

electricity generation
environmental assessment
privatization
European Union
legislation