Radioactivity and the Environment

Publications

HydroFrame

2017

The immersed-body gas-solid interaction model for blast analysis in fractured solid media

International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences

Yang, P, Xiang, J, Chen, M, Fang, F, Pavlidis, D, Latham, J P, Pain, C C. 2017. The immersed-body gas-solid interaction model for blast analysis in fractured solid media, Int. J. Rock Mech., 2017;91:119-132

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The use of discrete fracture networks for modelling coupled geomechanical and hydrological behaviour of fractured rocks

Comput. Geotech

Lei, Q, Latham, J P, Tsang, C F. 2016. The use of discrete fracture networks for modelling coupled geomechanical and hydrological behaviour of fractured rocks, Comput. Geotech., 2017;85,:151-176

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A conceptual model to predict uranium removal from aqueous solutions in water–rock systems associated with low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste disposal

RSC Advances

Kenney, J P L, Kirby, M E, Cuadros, J and Weiss, D J. 2017. A conceptual model to predict uranium removal from aqueous solutions in water–rock systems associated with low- and intermediate-level radioactive waste disposal, RSC Advances, 13, 7442 to 8081 DOI: 10.1039/c6ra26773d

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Hybrid Multicore/vectorisation technique applied to the elastic wave equation on a staggered grid

Computer Physics Communications

Titarenko, S and Hildyard, M. 2017. Hybrid Multicore/vectorisation technique applied to the elastic wave equation on a staggered grid, Computer Physics Communications, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cpc.2017.02.022

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2016

When do fractured media become seismically anisotropic? Some implications on quantifying fracture properties

Earth and Planetary Science Letters

Yousef, B M, & Angus, D A. 2016. When do fractured media become seismically anisotropic? Some implications on quantifying fracture properties. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 2016;444: 150-159

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Implementation of an Empirical Joint Constitutive Model into Finite-Discrete Element Analysis of the Geomechanical Behaviour of Fractured Rocks

Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering

Lei, Q H, Latham, J P, Xiang, X S. 2016. Implementation of an Empirical Joint Constitutive Model into Finite-Discrete Element Analysis of the Geomechanical Behaviour of Fractured Rocks. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 49 (12), 4799–4816, DOI: 10.1007/s00603-016-1064-3

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Inclusion-Based Effective Medium Models for the Permeability of a 3D Fractured Rock Mass

Transport in Porous Media

Ebigbo, A, Lang, P S, Paluszny, A and Zimmerman, R W. 2016. Inclusion-Based Effective Medium Models for the Permeability of a 3D Fractured Rock Mass. Transport in Porous Media, 113: 137–158. doi: 10.1007/s11242-016-0685-z

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LO-RISE

2017

Nuclear reprocessing-related radiocarbon (14C) uptake into UK marine mammals

Marine Pollution Bulletin

Tierney, K M, Muir, G K P, Cook, G T, Heymans, J J, Hughes, D J and Xu, S, MacKinnon, G, Howe, J A, Xu, S, Brownlow, A, Davison, N J, ten Doeschate, M and Deaville, R. 2017. Marine Pollution Bulletin, Available on-line July 2017.

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Ecosystem uptake and transfer of Sellafield-derived radiocarbon (14C). Part 1. The Irish Sea

Marine Pollution Bulletin

Muir, G K P, Tierney, K M, Cook, G T, MacKinnon, G, Howe, J A, Heymans, J J, Hughes, D J and Xu, S. 2017. Ecosystem uptake and transfer of Sellafield-derived radiocarbon (14C). Part 1. The Irish Sea. Marine Pollution Bulletin, Volume 114, Issue 2. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.10.072

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Ecosystem uptake and transfer of Sellafield-derived radiocarbon (14C) part 2: The West of Scotland

Marine Pollution Bulletin

Tierney, K M, Muir, G K P, Cook, G T, MacKinnon, G, Howe, J A, Heymans, J J, Hughes, D J and Xu, S. 2017. Ecosystem uptake and transfer of Sellafield-derived radiocarbon (14C) part 2: The West of Scotland. Marine Pollution Bulletin, Volume 115, Issues 1–2. doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2016.11.014

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2016

Accumulation of Sellafield-derived radiocarbon (14C) in Irish Sea and West of Scotland intertidal shells and sediments

Journal of Environmental Radioactivity

Tierney, K M, Muir, G K P, Cook, G T, MacKinnon, G, Howe, J A, Heymans, J J and Xu S. 2016. Accumulation of Sellafield-derived radiocarbon (14C) in Irish Sea and West of Scotland intertidal shells and sediments. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 151: 321–327. doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2015.10.029

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Origin of artificial radionuclides in soil and sediment from North Wales

Journal of Environmental Radioactivity

Hamza, A Q, Law, G T W, Fifield, L K and Livens, F R. 2016. Origin of artificial radionuclides in soil and sediment from North Wales. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 151: 244–249. doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2015.10.013

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2015

NMR methods for separation of complex mixtures

Chemical Communications

Bell, N G A, Graham, M C, Uhrín, D. 2015. NMR methods for separation of complex mixtures. Chemical Communications, 50, 1694-1697

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Isotope-filtered nD NMR spectroscopy of complex mixtures to unravel the molecular structures of phenolic compounds in tagged soil Organic Matter

The Analyst

Bell, N G A, Graham, M C, Uhrín, D. 2015. Isotope-filtered nD NMR spectroscopy of complex mixtures to unravel the molecular structures of phenolic compounds in tagged soil Organic Matter. The Analyst, 141, 4614-4624, DOI: 10.1039/C6AN00999A

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Behaviour and mobility of U and Ra in sediments near an abandoned uranium mine, Cornwall, UK

Environmental Sciences: Processes and Impacts

Siddeeg, S M B C, Bryan, N D & Livens, F R. 2015. Behaviour and mobility of U and Ra in sediments near an abandoned uranium mine, Cornwall, UK. Environmental Sciences: Processes and Impacts 17, 235-245, DOI: 10.1039/C4EM00230J

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Origin of artificial radionuclides in soil and sediment from North Wales

Journal of Environmental Radioactivity

Al-Kasim, H, Law, G, Fifield, L K, & Livens, F R. 2015. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 151, 244 – 249

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The effect of non-uniform distribution of sorbing phases on solute transport in soil

Applied Geochemistry

Masum, S, Kirk, G D, Daly, K R, Roose, T. 2015. The effect of non-uniform distribution of sorbing phases on solute transport in soil. European Journal of Soil Science, 67 (4) 514–52DOI: 10.1111/ejss.12353

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Neptunium and manganese biocycling in nuclear legacy sediment systems

Applied Geochemistry

Thorpe, C L, Morris, K, Lloyd, J R, Denecke, M A, Law, K A, Dardenne, K, Boothman, C, Bots, P and Law, G T W. 2015. Neptunium and manganese biocycling in nuclear legacy sediment systems. Applied Geochemistry, 63: 303–309. doi:10.1016/j.apgeochem.2015.09.008

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Radioactivity and the environment:technical approaches to understand the role of arbuscular mycorrhizal plants in radionuclide bioaccumulation

Davies, H S, Cox, F, Robinson, C H and Pittm, J K. 2015. Radioactivity and the environment:technical approaches to understand the role of arbuscular mycorrhizal plants in radionuclide bioaccumulation. Frontiers in Plant Science, 6: 1–6. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00580

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Effect of anthropogenic organic complexants on the solubility of Ni, Th, U(IV) and U(VI)

Journal of Hazardous Materials

Felipe-Sotelo, M, Jacklin, C, Edgar, M, Williams, S, Warwick P, Evans, N D M and Read, D. 2015. Effect of anthropogenic organic complexants on the solubility of Ni, Th, U(IV) and U(VI). Journal of Hazardous Materials, 300: 553–560. doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2015.07.060

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TREE

2017

Time trends in radiocaesium in the Japanese diet following nuclear weapons testing and Chernobyl: Implications for long term contamination post-Fukushima

Science of the Total Environment

Smith, J, Tagami, K, Uchida, S. 2017. Time trends in radiocaesium in the Japanese diet following nuclear weapons testing and Chernobyl: Implications for long term contamination post-Fukushima. Science of the Total Environment 601–602, 1466–1475.
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969717313487

A review of camera trapping for conservation behaviour research

Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation

Caravaggi, A, Banks, P B, Burton, A C, Finlay, C M V, Haswell, P M, Hayward, M W, Rowcliffe, M J and Wood, M D. 2017. A review of camera trapping for conservation behaviour research. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation – A review. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/rse2.48/epdf

Do fungi need to be included within environmental radiation protection assessment models?

Journal of Environmental Radioactivity

Guillen, J, Baeza, A, Beresford, N A, Wood, M D. 2017. Do fungi need to be included within environmental radiation protection assessment models? Journal of Environmental Radioactivity 175-176, 70-77

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An Extended Dose–Response Model for Microbial Responses to Ionizing Radiation

Siasou, E, Johnson, D, and Willey, N J. 2017. An Extended Dose–Response Model for Microbial Responses to Ionizing Radiation Front. Environ. Sci., 03 February 2017. https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2017.00006

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Does Chernobyl-derived radiation impact the developmental stability of Asellus aquaticus 30 years on?

Science of The Total Environment

Fuller, N, Smith, J, Nagorskaya, L L, Gudkov, D I, Ford, A. 2017. Does Chernobyl-derived radiation impact the developmental stability of Asellus aquaticus 30 years on? Science of The Total Environment, 576, 242–250

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2016

How knowledge of the gastrointestinal absorption of elements could be used to predict transfer to milk

Howard, B J, Wells, C, Barnett, C L, Sheppard, S C. 2016. How knowledge of the gastrointestinal absorption of elements could be used to predict transfer to milk. Nature Scientific Reports, Scientific Reports 6, Article number: 37041, doi:10.1038/srep37041

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The wildlife of Chernobyl: 30 years without man

Wood, M and Beresford, N. 2016. The wildlife of Chernobyl: 30 years without man. The Biologist 63(2) p16-19

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Thirty years after the Chernobyl accident: What lessons have we learnt?

Journal of Environmental Radioactivity

Beresford, N A, Fesenko, S, Konoplev, A, Skuterud, L, Smith, J T and Voigt, G. 2016. Thirty years after the Chernobyl accident: What lessons have we learnt? Journal of Environmental Radioactivity,157: 77-89. doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2016.02.003

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The transfer of 137Cs, Pu isotopes and 90Sr to bird, bat and grounddwelling small mammal species within the Chernobyl exclusion zone

Journal of Environmental Radioactivity

Beresford, N A, Gaschak, S, Maksimenko, A and Wood, M D. 2016. The transfer of 137Cs, Pu isotopes and 90Sr to bird, bat and grounddwelling small mammal species within the Chernobyl exclusion zone. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 153: 231–236. doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2015.12.027

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Making the most of what we have: application of extrapolation approaches in radioecological wildlife transfer models

Journal of Environmental Radioactivity

Beresford, N A, Wood, M D, Batlle, J V I, Yankovich, T L, Bradshaw, C and Willey, N. 2016. Making the most of what we have: application of extrapolation approaches in radioecological wildlife transfer models. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 151: 373–386. doi:10.1016/j.jenvrad.2015.03.022

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2015

Inter-Taxa Differences in Iodine Uptake by Plants: Implications for Food Quality and Contamination

Siasou,E and Willey N. 2015. Inter-Taxa Differences in Iodine Uptake by Plants: Implications for Food Quality and Contamination. Agronomy, 5 (4): 537–554. doi:10.3390/agronomy5040537

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Long-term census data reveal abundant wildlife populations

Current Biology Magazine

Deryabina, T G, Kuchmel, S V, Nagorskaya, L L, Hinton, T G, Beasley, J C, Lerebours, A and Smith, J T. 2015. Long-term census data reveal abundant wildlife populations. Current Biology Magazine, 25 (19): R824–R826. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2015.08.017

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The biological effects of ionising radiation on Crustaceans: A review

Aquatic Toxicology

Fuller, N, Lerebours, A, Smith, J T and Ford, A T. 2015. The biological effects of ionising radiation on Crustaceans: A review. Aquatic Toxicology, 167: 55–67. doi:10.1016/j.aquatox.2015.07.013

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