Duck, Robert

Professor

  • 1004 Citations
  • 18 h-Index
1981 …2016
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Research Output 1981 2016

2016
7 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental investigation of the impact of macroalgal mats on the wave and current dynamics

Tambroni, N., Figueiredo da Silva, J., Duck, R. W., McLelland, S. J., Venier, C. & Lanzoni, S., 1 Jul 2016, In : Advances in Water Resources. 93, Part B, p. 326-335 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coastal lagoon
vegetation
sediment
bed roughness
velocity profile
2015
1 Citation (Scopus)

On the edge: Coastlines of Britain

Duck, R., Jan 2015, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 240 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Coast
Railway
Climate Change
Physical
Weather
2014

Relationships between sand spit evolution, environmental forcing and inland inundation

Thomas, T., Lynch, S. K., Phillips, M. R., Williams, A. T. & Duck, R. W., Apr 2014, In : Journal of Coastal Research. 70, p. 72-77 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

spit
sand
fetch
sediment
flooding
2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

Great Britain

Blott, S. J., Duck, R. W., Phillips, M. R., Pontee, N. I., Pye, K. & Williams, A., 2013, Coastal Erosion and Protection in Europe. Pranzini, E. & Williams, A. (eds.). Taylor & Francis, Vol. 9780203128558. p. 173-208 36 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Sectoral interactions in the Scottish coastal zone: measuring sustainability in theory and practice

Booth, L., Milne, F. D. & Duck, R. W., Dec 2013, In : Ocean and Coastal Management. 85, A, p. 39-45 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

stakeholders
coastal zone
sustainability
stakeholder
matrix
34 Citations (Scopus)

Towards a social-ecological resilience framework for coastal planning

Lloyd, M. G., Peel, D. & Duck, R. W., 2013, In : Land Use Policy. 30, 1, p. 925-933 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coastal development
interdisciplinary approach
analytical framework
coastal zone management
integrated approach
1 Citation (Scopus)

Bathymetrical survey of the Scottish freshwater lochs, 1897-1909

Duck, R. W., 2012, Encyclopedia of lakes and reservoirs. Bengtsson, L., Herschy, R. W. & Fairbridge, R. W. (eds.). Dordrecht: Springer , p. 107-110

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Coastal Flooding in Scotland: a guidance document for coastal practitioners

Ghimire, S., Holmes, B., Hastings, E., Dawson, S., Werritty, A., Duck, R., Powell, V., Ball, T., Dawson, A. & Muir, D., 2012, Aberdeen: Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW) Facilitation Team, James Hutton Institute. 74 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

52 Citations (Scopus)

Coastal lagoons and their evolution: a hydromorphological perspective

Duck, R. W. & da Silva, J. F., 2012, In : Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 110, p. 2-14 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

coastal lagoon
engineering
channelization
saline intrusion
tidal range
12 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental investigation of the impact of macroalgal mats on flow dynamics and sediment stability in shallow tidal areas

Venier, C., Figueiredo da Silva, J., McLelland, S. J., Duck, R. W. & Lanzoni, S., 20 Oct 2012, In : Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 112, p. 52-60 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

flow resistance
sediments
sediment
simulator
acoustics

Legislation relevant to coastal flooding

Werritty, A. & Duck, R., 2012, Coastal flooding in Scotland: a guidance document for coastal practitioners. Aberdeen: Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW) Facilitation Team, James Hutton Institute, p. 13-18

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

10 Citations (Scopus)

Marine spatial planning: managing a dynamic environment

Duck, R. W., 2012, In : Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning. 14, 1, p. 67-79 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Measuring sustainability in theory and in practice: sectoral interactions in the coastal zone

Booth, L., Milne, F. D. & Duck, R. W., 2012, Book of Abstracts. International Conference Littoral 2012: Coasts of Tomorrow. Belpaeme, K., McMeel, O., Vanagt, T. & Mees, J. (eds.). VLIZ, Vol. Special Publication 61. p. 31-33

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

Shoreline management plans and coastal strategies

Duck, R., 2012, Flooding in Scotland – a guidance document for coastal practitioners. Aberdeen: Centre of Expertise for Waters (CREW) Facilitation Team, James Hutton Institute, p. 32-36 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)

Use of local tidal records to identify relative sea level change: accuracy and error for decision makers

Powell, V. A., McGlashan, D. J. & Duck, R. W., 2012, In : Journal of Coastal Conservation. 16, 4, p. 597-607 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sea level change
tide gauge
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
sea level
coastal protection
2011
4 Citations (Scopus)

Coastal dune vulnerability among selected Scottish systems

Williams, A. T., Duck, R. W. & Phillips, M. R., 1 Jan 2011, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SPEC. ISSUE 64, p. 1263-1267 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

dune
vulnerability
beach
environmental conditions
index

Docks, railways or institutions: competing images for mid-nineteenth century Dundee

Duck, R. & McKean, C., 2011, Victorian Dundee : image and realities. Whatley, C. A., Harris, B. & Miskell, L. (eds.). Dundee: Dundee University Press, p. 151-172 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

EU maritime policy and economic development of the European seas

Lloyd, G., Smith, H. D., Ballinger, R. C., Stojanovic, T. A. & Duck, R., 2011, The ecosystem approach to marine planning and management. Kidd, S., Plater, A. & Frid, C. (eds.). Abingdon: Earthscan, p. 68-91 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The physical development of the Tay estuary in the twentieth century and its impact

Duck, R., 2011, Jute no more: transforming Dundee. Tomlinson, J. & Whatley, C. A. (eds.). Dundee: Dundee University Press, p. 52-69 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

This shrinking land: climate change and Britain's coasts

Duck, R., 2011, Dundee: Dundee University Press. 208 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Climate Change
Coast
Village
Surprise
Forebears
2 Citations (Scopus)

Who owns the sand? The Ayre of Cara, Orkney Islands, Scotland

McGlashan, D. J. & Duck, R. W., Mar 2011, In : Geographical Journal. 177, p. 35-43 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2010

A decade of delivering sustainable coastal zone management: the Tay Estuary Forum

Booth, L. M. & Duck, R. W., 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

A decade of delivering sustainable coastal zone management: the Tay Estuary Forum, a voluntary local coastal partnership

Booth, L. M. & Duck, R. W., 2010, Littoral 2010 – adapting to global change at the coast: leadership, innovation, and investment. Les Ulis Cedex: EDP Sciences

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

1 Citation (Scopus)

Coastal flooding in Scotland: past, present and future

Ball, T., Booth, L. M., Duck, R. W., Edwards, A., Hickey, K. & Werritty, G. A., 2010, Coasts, marine structures and breakwaters: adapting to change. Allsop, W. (ed.). ICE Publishing, Vol. 1. p. 615-625 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Experimental investigation of the impact of macroalgae on intertidal sediment stability and flow dynamics

Venier, C., da Silva, J. F., McLelland, S. J., Duck, R. W. & Lanzoni, S., 2010, Proceedings of the Hydralab III Joint Transnational Access User Meeting, February 2010. Grune, J. & Breteler, M. K. (eds.). Hannover: Coastal Research Centre FZK, p. 101-104 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Experimental investigation of the impact of macroalgae on intertidal sediment stability and flow dynamics

Venier, C., da Silva, J. F., McLelland, S. J., Duck, R. W. & Lanzoni, S., 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

The influence of density fronts on sediment dynamics within river-to-sea estuarine transitional waters

Duck, R. W., 1 Jan 2010, IAHS-AISH Publication: Symposium on Sediment Dynamics for a Changing Future. Vol. 337. p. 220-223 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingOther chapter contribution

density front
grain size
river
sediment
compartmentalization
3 Citations (Scopus)

The PDMU Approach to the Integration of Coastal Management

McGlashan, D. J. & Duck, R. W., May 2010, In : Journal of Coastal Research. 26, 3, p. 465-469 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2009
6 Citations (Scopus)

Coastal regeneration at Llanelli, South Wales, UK: lessons not learned

Phillips, M. R., Powell, V. A. & Duck, R. W., 2009, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI56, p. 1276-1280 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

9 Citations (Scopus)

Is beach scenic quality a function of habitat diversity?

Duck, R. W., Phillips, M. R., Williams, A. T. & Wadham, T., 2009, In : Journal of Coastal Research. SI 56, p. 415-418 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beach
habitat
urban site
fuzzy mathematics
questionnaire survey
5 Citations (Scopus)

Legal implications of mobile shorelines in Great Britain

McGlashan, D. J., Duck, R. W. & Reid, C. T., 2009, In : Area. 41, 2, p. 149-156 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

legal system
erosion
shoreline
accretion
social justice
10 Citations (Scopus)

Nutrient retention in the sediments and the submerged aquatic vegetation of the coastal lagoon of the Ria de Aveiro, Portugal

da Silva, J. F., Duck, R. W. & Catarino, J. B., 2009, In : Journal of Sea Research. 62, 4, p. 276-285 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

nutrient retention
submerged aquatic plants
ria
coastal lagoon
Portugal
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

Post-industrial decline enhancement opportunities offered by beach scenic assessment: a case study of south Fife, Scotland

Duck, R., Caird, J. F. & Phillips, M. R., 2008, A Changing Coast: Challenge for the Environmental Policies: LITTORAL 2008 - 9th International Conference. Venice: CORILA

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

Remote sensing of the impact of groundwater lowering on agricultural activities in the Jeffara plain, north-west Libya

Elaswed, T., Cutler, M. & Duck, R., 2008, Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Society Annual Conference (RSPSoc 2007) "Challenges for Earth Observation: Scientific, Technical and Commercial": proceedings of a meeting held 11-14 September 2007, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.. New York: Curran Associates, Inc., p. 234-239 6 p.

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

5 Citations (Scopus)

Unstable boundaries on a cliffed coast: geomorphology and British laws

McGlashan, D. J., Duck, R. W. & Reid, C. T., 2008, In : Journal of Coastal Research. 24, 1, supplement, p. 181-188 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

tide gauge
cliff
geomorphology
beach
landowner
2007
1 Citation (Scopus)

Beach consequences of an industrial heritage: future opportunities for Scotland and Wales, UK?

Phillips, M. R., Duck, R. W. & Williams, A. T., 2007, MEDCOAST 07: proceedings of the eighth International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment. Ozhan, E. (ed.). Alexandria: MEDCOAST Secretariat, Vol. 1. p. 305-316

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

beach
regeneration
business development
residential development
urban site

Lakes: form and function by Lars Hakanson

Duck, R., 2007, In : Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems. 17, 1, p. 108 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

2006
3 Citations (Scopus)

Changing use and hydromorphological adjustment in a coastal lagoon-estuarine system, the Ria de Aveiro, Portugal

da Silva, J. F. & Duck, R. W., 2006, Sediment dynamics and the hydromorphology of fluvial systems. Rowan, J. S., Duck, R. W. & Werritty, A. (eds.). Wallingford, Oxon.: International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS), Vol. 306. p. 197-204 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

40 Citations (Scopus)
15 Citations (Scopus)
tectonics
gas
sediment
pockmark
pile

IAHS-AISH Publication: Preface

Rowan, J. S., Duck, R. W. & Werritty, A., 2006, Sediment dynamics and the hydromorphology of fluvial systems. Wallingford: International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS), Vol. 306. p. v-vi 2 p. (IAHS-AISH Publication; no. 306).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Quantitative evaluation of coastal scenery in E. Scotland

Duck, R. W., Phillips, M. R. & Williams, A. T., 2006, The Second International Conference on the Management of Coastal Recreational Resources : Beaches, Yachting and Coastal Ecotourism - proceedings. Gozo, Malta: University of Malta, p. 49-55 7 p.

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

Quantitative evaluation of coastal scenery in E. Scotland

Duck, R. W., Phillips, M. R. & Williams, A. T., 2006.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Sediment dynamics and the hydromorphology of fluvial systems

Rowan, J. S. (ed.), Duck, R. W. (ed.) & Werritty, A. (ed.), 2006, Wallingford: International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS). 630 p. (IAHS publication; no. 306)

Research output: Book/ReportBook