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Project outputs

Note: includes research outputs from project pilot study and previous relevant collaborative work with the RNLI. Bold text indicates members of project team

Research

Journal articles

2012

Austin, M.J., Scott, T., Masselink, G. and Russell, P.E., 2012. Rip Current Prediction: development, validation and evaluation of an operational tool. Journal of Coastal Research, (accepted for publication).

2011

Scott, T., Masselink, G. and Russell, P.E., 2011. Morphodynamic characteristics and classification of beaches in England and Wales. Marine Geology, 286, 1-20. [doi:/10.1016/j.margeo.2011.04.004].pdf_icon

2010

Austin, M.J., Scott, T.M., Brown, J.W., Brown, J.A., MacMahan, J., Masselink, G. and Russell, P.E., 2010. Temporal observations of rip current circulation on a macro-tidal beach. Continental Shelf Research, 30, 1149 - 1165. pdf_icon

MacMahan, J., Brown, J., Brown, J., Thornton, E., Reniers, A., Stanton, T., Henriquez, M., Gallagher, E., Morrison, J., Austin, M.J., Scott, T.M. and Senechal, N., 2010. Mean Lagrangian flow behavior on an open coast rip-channeled beach: A new perspective. Marine Geology, 268, 1-15. pdf_icon

2009

Austin, M.J., Scott, T.M., Brown, J.W., Brown, J.A. and MacMahan, J.H., 2009. Macrotidal rip current experiment: circulation and dynamics. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 56, 24-28. pdf_icon

Scott, T., Russell, P.E., Masselink, G. and Wooler, A., 2009. Rip current variability and hazard along a macrotidal coast. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 56 (10th International Coastal Symposium), 895-899. pdf_icon

2007

Scott, T.M., Russell, P.E., Masselink, G., Wooler, A. and Short, A., 2007 Beach rescue statistics and their relation to nearshore morphology and hazards: a case study for south-west England. International Coastal Symposium. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 50, 1-6. ISSN 0749.0208. pdf_icon

Conference proceedings

2010

Scott, T,. Wills, S. 2011. Dynamics of Rip Currents and Implications for Beach Safety (DRIBS): A research and service provision partnership project. ILS World Conference on Drowning Prevention (Vietnam, May 2011, oral presentation).

Scott, T., Russell, P.E., Masselink, G. , Austin, M. J., Wills, S. and Wooler, A.,. 2010. Macrotidal rip currents: Circulation, dynamics and hazards. Proc. 1st Rip Current Symposium (Miami, Feb 2010), abstract and oral presentation.

2008

Scott, T.M., Russell, P.E., Masselink, G., Wooler, A. and Short, A., 2008. High volume sediment transport and its implications for recreational beach risk. Proc. 31st International Conference on Coastal Engineering (Hamburg, Sept 2008), [doi10.1142/9789814277426_0122] pdf_icon

Books

2011

Scott, T., Russell, P.E., Masselink, G. , Austin, M. J., Wills, S. and Wooler, A., 2011, Rip current hazards on large-tidal beaches in the UK. In: S. Leatherman and J. Fletemeyer (editor), Rip Currents: Beach Safety, Physical Oceanography, and Wave Modeling, CRC Press, 225-243. DOI: 10.1201/b10916-15. pdf_icon

Seminars and invited lectures

2011

Scott,T. M., 2011.Dynamics of macrotidal rip currents and the implications for beach safety. National Oceanography Centre Liverpool. (Liverpool, Jan 2011). Invited seminar.

Media

"Saving lives at sea". Problem Solved: university research answering today's challenges. Univerity Alliance. June 2012. http:////www.unialliance.ac.uk/campaigns/problemsolved. pdf_icon

'Marine Institute aims for deeper understanding. Responding to topical issues is a winning tactic'. Article by Alan Copps. 'Queens Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education' supplement. The Times newspaper. 24/2/2012. The article includes a 'Current Affairs' column detailing the DRIBS project with interviews/quotes from Russell, P. and Masselink, G. pdf_icon pdf_icon

Scott, T. (interview). Plymouth University / RNLI rip current experiment. manonabeach.com. Uploaded 12/10/11. http://manonabeach.com?p=680.

"Experience the power of rip currents". Bang Goes The Theory, Episode 2. Masselink, G. (interview). Scott, T., Austin, M. J. and Russell, P. (field team). BBC. London. First broadcast on BBC1 19:30 22/08/11. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xK9J6Gkwsl

Russell, P., Scott, T. and Berriman, D. Interviewed by Nelson, S. "Rip currents in Cornwall, and carbon capture and storage". The Planet Earth Podcast. NERC. Published 12/07/11. http://planetearth.nerc.ac.uk.

"Danger of rip tides". Westcontry Regional News, The West Country Tonight. Masselink, G. (interview). Scott, T., Austin, M. J. and Russell, P. (field team). ITV. Plymouth. Broadcast 15:24 14/06/11.

Masselink, G. (interview). Rip current research. Radio Cornwall. 10/06/11.

 

Knowledge Exchange

Lifeguard

2012

Scott,T. M., 2012.Rip current research in the UK: Project update. Surf Life Saving Great Britain National Update (Devon, Feb 2012). Invited speaker.

2011

Scott,T. M., 2011.Rip current research in the UK: Implications for beach safety. Surf Life Saving Great Britain National Update (Cornwall, Feb 2011). Invited speaker.

Public education

2011

Russell, P., Scott, T. and Berriman, D. 2011. (adapted transcript). "Ripped and Torn". PlanetEarth. NERC. Autumn 2011. 16-17. pdf_icon

Risk Assessment

2012

Scott, T. M. 2012. Rip Current Research. RoSPA National Water Safety Seminar (Birmingham April 2012). Invited speaker.

2010

Scott, T. M. and Wills, S., 2010. RNLI / University of Plymouth Beach Safety Research. National Water Safety Forum Regional Chairs Meeting & Presenters Workshop (Lancashire Nov 2010). Invited speaker.

Scott,T. M., 2010. Introduction to UKBSAM for lifeguards. RNLI / CIEH Risk Assessment Course (Cornwall, Oct 2010). Invited speaker.


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