Duck, Robert

Professor

  • 1005 Citations
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1981 …2016
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2012

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

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2010

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

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2008

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

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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.

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2006

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.

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2005
1 Citation (Scopus)

Can reservoir bottom sediments be used in the estimation of long-term catchments sediment budgets?

Small, I. F., Rowan, J. S., Duck, R. W., Dyer, T. D., Franks, S. W. & Wyatt, A., 2005, Sediment Budgets 2: Proceedings of symposium S1 held during the Seventh IAHS Scientific Assembly at Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil, April 2005. Walling, D. E. & Horowitz, A. J. (eds.). Wallingford: International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS), p. 231-238 (IAHS publication; no. 292).

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sediment budget
catchment
sediment
geological record
sediment yield
2004

Delivering sustainable coastal management in an unsustainable system: seven years of the Tay Estuary Forum (Scotland)

Finan, K. J. & Duck, R. W., 2004, Littoral 2004: 7th International Symposium - Delivering Sustainable Coasts: Connecting Science and Policy, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK, September 2004. Green, D. R. (ed.). Cambridge Publications, Vol. 2. p. 642-643 2 p.

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2003

Impacts of frontal systems on estuarine morphodynamics: a case study from the Tay Estuary, Scotland, UK

McManus, J., Duck, R. W. & Bates, C. R., 2003, RCEM 2003: proceedings of the 3rd International Association of Hydraulics Research (IAHR) Symposium on River, Coastal and Estuarine Morphodynamics. Conejo, AS-A. & Pinzon, A. B. (eds.). Barcelona, Vol. 2. p. 741-748 8 p.

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The effects of frontal systems on mixing in estuaries

Duck, R. W. & McManus, J., 2003, DipCon 2003: proceedings of the 7th IWA International Specialised Conference on Diffuse Pollution and Basin Management, Dublin, Ireland, 17-21 August 2003. Bruen, M. (ed.). London: IWA Publishing, Vol. 3. p. 6-151-6-155 5 p.

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2002
7 Citations (Scopus)

Development of a method to assess ecological impact due to hydrological regime alteration of Scottish rivers

Black, A. R., Bragg, O. M., Duck, R. W. & Rowan, J. S., 2002, The structure, function and management implications of fluvial sedimentary systems. Dyer, F. J., Thoms, M. C. & Olley, J. M. (eds.). Wallingford, Oxon.: International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS), Vol. 276. p. 45-51 7 p. (IAHS Series of Proceedings and Reports; vol. 276).

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hydrological regime
ecological impact
assessment method
river
biota

The evolution of coastal management units: towards the PDMU

McGlashan, D. J. & Duck, R. W., 2002, Littoral 2002 - The Changing Coast: 6th International Symposium Proceedings - a multi-disciplinary Symposium on Coastal Zone Research, Management and Planning, Porto, 22-26 September 2002. Gomes, F. V. (ed.). Porto: Associacao Eurocoast Portugal, Vol. 1. p. 29-33 5 p.

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1999

Bedforms of the middle reaches of the Tay Estuary, Scotland

Wewetzer, S. F. K. & Duck, R. W., 1999, Fluvial sedimentology V!. Smith, N. D. & Rogers, J. (eds.). Oxford: Blackwell Science, Vol. 28. p. 33-41 (Special publication of the International Association of Sedimentologists; no. 28).

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bedform
dune
estuary
wavelength
water depth
1996
9 Citations (Scopus)

Regional variations of fluvial sediment yield in eastern Scotland

McManus, J. & Duck, R. W., 1996, Erosion and sediment yield: global and regional perspectives - proceedings of an International Symposium held at Exeter, UK, from 15 to 16 July 1996. Walling, D. E. & Webb, B. W. (eds.). Wallingford: International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS), p. 157-162 6 p. (IAHS publication; no. 236).

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1995

A methodology for evaluation of seafloor sediment deposition and erosion in harbour area

Mat Zin, H. S. B., McManus, J. & Duck, R. W., 1995, Dredging Benefits: proceedings of the 14th World Dredging Congress, Amsterdam, 14-17 November 1995. Dam, V. L. V. (ed.). Amsterdam: Central Dredging Association, Vol. 2. p. 669-684 16 p.

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Application of side-scan sonar to archaeological sites underwater

Duck, R. W., 1995, Science and Site: Evaluation and Conservation - the Archaeological Sciences Conference 1993 Proceedings. Beavis, J. & Barker, K. (eds.). Bournemouth: Bournemouth University, p. 109-124 16 p. (Bournemouth University School of Conservation Sciences Occasional Paper; no. 1).

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Thermal radiometric studies of estuarine frontal systems in N.W. Spain

McManus, J., Duck, R. W. & Anderson, J., 1995, Changes in fluxes in estuaries: implications from science to management : ECSA22-ERF Symposium, Institute of Marine Studies, University of Plymouth. Dyer, K. R. & Orth, R. J. (eds.). Fredensborg: Olsen and Olsen, p. 57-60 4 p.

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1994

Methods of gridding bathymetric data for the study of sea floor topographic changes

Mat Zin, H. S. B., McManus, J. & Duck, R. W., 1994, Hydro '94 proceedings: the 9th Biennial International Symposium of the Hydrographic Society, UK Branch, 13-15 September 1994, Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre.. Hydrographic Society , p. 1-8 8 p. (Hydrographic Society special publication; no. 33).

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1990

Uses of sidescan sonar in lakes and reservoirs

Duck, R. W. & McManus, J., 1990, 6th International Congress International Association of Engineering Geology: proceedings. Price, D. G. (ed.). Rotterdam: A. A. Balkema Publishers, Vol. 2. p. 1081-1085 5 p.

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1987
5 Citations (Scopus)

Aspects of physical processes of sedimentation in Loch Earn, Scotland

Duck, R. W., 1987, International Geomorphology 1986: proceedings of the First International Conference on Geomorphology. Gardiner, V. (ed.). Chichester: John Wiley & Sons Inc., Vol. 1. p. 802-821 20 p.

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Subaqueous landslides formed by internal waves in Scottish freshwater lochs

McManus, J. & Duck, R. W., 1987, Topics in lake and reservoir hydraulics: proceedings of technical session C1, XXII Congress, International Association for Hydraulic Research, IAHR, Ecole polytechnique fédérale, Lausanne, 31.VIII-4.IX, 1987. Graf, W. H. & Lemmin, U. (eds.). Lausanne: International Association for Hydraulic Research, p. 62-67

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1986

Recognition of sediment instabilities in reservoirs using sidescan sonar and other geophysical techniques

Duck, R. W. & McManus, J., 1986, River Sedimentation: proceedings of the Third International Symposium on River Sedimentation. Wang, S. Y., Shen, H. W. & Ding, L. Z. (eds.). Jackson: University of Mississippi, p. 1312-1319 8 p.

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sidescan sonar
seismic reflection
discontinuity
dam
engineering