Duck, Robert

Professor

  • 1004 Citations
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1981 …2016
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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
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
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
2012
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
2006
40 Citations (Scopus)
15 Citations (Scopus)
tectonics
gas
sediment
pockmark
pile
2 Citations (Scopus)

Sediment provenance in the River Eden catchment, Scotland, using chemical characterization of Fe-Ti oxide minerals and magnetic measurements

Martínez-Monasterio, E., Duck, R. W., Stephens, W. E. & Walden, J., 2006, In : Scottish Journal of Geology. 42, 2, p. 137-148 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2005
44 Citations (Scopus)
river
ecology
evaluation
water
hydrology

Changing use of the estuarine system of the Ria de Aveiro, Portugal, and resultant impact on the tidal flat sediments

da Silva, J. F., Duck, R. W. & Catarino, J. B., 2005, In : RMZ – Materials and Geoenvironment. 52, 1, p. 111-114 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Defining the foreshore: coastal geomorphology and British laws

McGlashan, D. J., Duck, R. W. & Reid, C. T., 2005, In : Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 62, 1-2, p. 183-192 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

60 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluating the ‘postgraduateness’ of vocational taught Masters environmental courses

McEwen, L., Duck, R., Haigh, M., Smith, S., Wolfenden, L. & Kelly, K., 2005, In : Planet. 14, p. 8-12 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2004
30 Citations (Scopus)

Seagrasses and sediment response to changing physical forcing in a coastal lagoon

da Silva, J. F., Duck, R. W. & Catarino, J. B., 2004, In : Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 8, 2, p. 151-159 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

The foreshore: geographical implications of the three legal systems in Great Britain

McGlashan, D. J., Duck, R. W. & Reid, C. T., 2004, In : Area. 36, 4, p. 338-347 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

legal system
Law
coast
regime
beach
2003
10 Citations (Scopus)
Land use
Catchments
Lakes
Sediments
catchment
18 Citations (Scopus)
2002
23 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of the nutrient inputs to a coastal lagoon: the case of the Ria de Averio, Portugal

da Silva, J. F., Duck, R. W., Hopkins, T. S. & Rodrigues, M., 2002, In : Hydrobiologia. 475-476, 1, p. 379-385 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Fingerprinting of bed sediment in the Tay Estuary, Scotland: an environmental magnetism approach

Jenkins, P. A., Duck, R. W., Rowan, J. S. & Walden, J., 2002, In : Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 6, 6, p. 1007-1016 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

estuary
sediment
river
provenance
coast
9 Citations (Scopus)

Nearshore circulation revealed by wastewater discharge from a submarine outfall, Aveiro Coast, Portugal

da Silva, J. F., Duck, R. W., Hopkins, T. S. & Anderson, J. M., 2002, In : Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 6, 6, p. 983-988 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2001
4 Citations (Scopus)

Airborne observations of frontal systems in the inlet channel of the Ria de Aveiro, Portugal

da Silva, J., Duck, R. W., Anderson, J. M., McManus, J. & Monk, J. G. C., 2001, In : Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Part B: Hydrology Oceans and Atmosphere. 26, 9, p. 713-719 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)
2 Citations (Scopus)
8 Citations (Scopus)
estuarine sediment
estuary
foam
temperature effect
transparency
34 Citations (Scopus)

Historical changes of bottom topography and tidal amplitude in the Ria de Aveiro, Portugal: trends for future evolution

da Silva, J. F. & Duck, R. W., 2001, In : Climate Research. 18, 1-2, p. 17-24 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of frontal systems on estuarine sediment and pollutant dynamics

Duck, R. W. & Wewetzer, S. F. K., 2001, In : Science of the Total Environment. 266, 1-3, p. 23-31 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

estuarine sediment
Sediments
water column
pollutant
Water
2000
22 Citations (Scopus)
9 Citations (Scopus)

Perspectives from a newly-formed integrated coastal zone management voluntary partnership: the Tay Estuary Forum (Scotland)

Burningham, H., Duck, R. W. & Watt, A. M., 2000, In : Periodicum Biologorum. 102, p. 101-105 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Undeveloped coasts: A protocol for the assessment of development potential

McGlashan, D. & Duck, R. W., 2000, In : Periodicum Biologorum. 102, Suppl. 1, p. 329-332 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conservation of Natural Resources
environmental assessment
sustainable development
Coastal zones
decision making
5 Citations (Scopus)

Weathering and abrasion of Fe-Ti oxides during rock degradation and fluvial transport: implications for sedimentary provenance studies

Martinez-Monasterio, E., Stephens, W. E., Walden, J. & Duck, R. W., 2000, In : Journal of the Geological Society. 157, 3, p. 601-613 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1999
9 Citations (Scopus)

Acoustic Doppler current profiler measurements in coastal and estuarine environments: examples from the Tay Estuary, Scotland

Wewetzer, S. F. K., Duck, R. W. & Anderson, J. M., Aug 1999, In : Geomorphology. 29, 1-2, p. 21-30

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

estuarine environment
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler
coastal zone
estuary
current velocity
8 Citations (Scopus)

Side-scan sonar mapping of bedforms in the middle Tay Estuary, Scotland

Wewetzer, S. F. K., Duck, R. W. & McManus, J., 1999, In : International Journal of Remote Sensing. 20, 3, p. 511-522

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sidescan sonar
bedform
estuary
sediment
dune
3 Citations (Scopus)

The relative merits and limitations of thermal radiometric measurements in estuarine studies

McManus, J., Duck, R. W. & Anderson, J. M., 1999, In : International Journal of Remote Sensing. 20, 3, p. 549-559 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

surface temperature
water temperature
estuary
surface water
infrared radiation
1998

Physical records from lakes: the discrimination between signals due to changes in lake water depth and those due to changes in catchment processes

Duck, R. W., Dearing, J. A., Zolitschka, B., Renberg, I., Frenzel, B., Negendank, J. F. W., Merkt, J., Giraudi, C. & Dahl, S-O., 1998, In : Paläoklimaforschung/Palaeoclimate Research. 25, p. 149-160 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1997

Short-cist burials from Fife. Upper Kenly Farm, Belliston Farm and Dalgety Bay

Proudfoot, E., Bruce, M., Bryce, T., Duck, R. W., Kerr, N., McSween, A., Schofield, G. & Whittington, G., 1997, In : Tayside and Fife Archaeological Journal. 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1996
1 Citation (Scopus)
discrimination
particle size
sediment
fine grained sediment
landform
1 Citation (Scopus)

Side-scan sonograph from the middle reaches of the Tay Estuary, Scotland

Wewetzer, S. F. K. & Duck, R. W., 1996, In : International Journal of Remote Sensing. 17, 18, p. 3539-3540

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1995
14 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative study of two largely infilled estuaries: the Eden Estuary (Scotland) and the Ria de Foz (Spain)

Duck, R. W., McManus, J. & Diez, J. J., 1995, In : Netherland Journal of Aquatic Ecology. 29, 3-4, p. 203-210

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Estuaries
Scotland
Spain
estuaries
Oceans and Seas