Mr David Long

Mr David Long

Marine Engineering Geologist

Location: Edinburgh

Tel: 0131 6500 363

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Biography

  •  2007 – ongoing : Team Leader of Marine Geohazards Team
  •  2007 – ongoing : Deputy Team Leader of Marine Geological Mapping Team
  •  1984 – ongoing : Charter Geologist
  •  1975 –1976 : MSc University of Leeds, Engineering Geology and Geotechnics
  •  1972 –1975 : BSc University of Leicester, Geology

Skills

  • Engineering Geology
  • Marine Geology
  • Quaternary Geology

Professional association

Research interests

  • Cold water coral Lophelia peretusa
  • Habitat mapping
  • Marine Geohazards
  • Shallow gas and gas hydrates
  • Submarine landslides
  • Tsunamis

Boards and committees

  •  2014 – ongoing : member of the IODP Environmental Protection and Safety Panel
  •  1990 – ongoing : Committee member of the Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics Committee (OSIG) of the Society for Underwater Technology (SUT)
  •  2010 – ongoing : Committee Member of the Geological Society of London Marine Studies Group

Current projects and collaboration

  •  2012 – ongoing : NERC Arctic Landslide Tsunami project NERC website
  •  2010 – ongoing : QICS - Quantifying and Monitoring Potential Ecosystem Impacts of Geological Carbon Storage BGS website
  •  2007 – ongoing : Marine geohazards

Published outputs

Key papers

Cevatoglu, M., Bull, J.M., Vardy, M.E., Gernon, T.M., Wright, I.C. and Long, D. 2015. Gas migration pathways, controlling mechanisms and changes in sediment acoustic properties observed in a controlled sub-seabed CO2 release experiment. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, in press

Owen, M.J., Maslin, M., Day, S. and Long, D. 2015. Testing the reliability of paper seismic record to SEGY conversion on the surface and shallow sub-surface geology of the Barra Fan (NE Atlantic Ocean). Marine and Petroleum Geology, 61, 69-81

Blackford, J., Stahl, H., Bull, J.M., Bergès, B.J.P., Cevatoglu, M, Lichtschlag, A., Connelly, D., James, R.H., Kita, J, Long, D., Naylor, M., Shitashima, K., Smith, D., Taylor, P., Wright, I., Akhurst, M., Chen, B., Gernon, T.M., Hauton, C., Hayashi, M., Kaieda, H., Leighton, T.G., Sato, T., Sayer, M.D.J., Suzumura, M., Tait, K., Vardy, M.E., White, P.R. and Widdicombe, S. 2014. Detection and impacts of leakage from sub-seafloor deep geological carbon dioxide storage. Nature Climate Change. DOI: 10.1038/NCLIMATE2381

Douarin, M., Sinclair, D., Elliot, M., Henry, L.-A., Long, D., Mitchison F. and Roberts, J.M. 2014. Changes in fossil assemblage in sediment cores from Mingulay Reef Complex: implications for coral reef build-up. Deep-Sea Research II, 99, 286–296

Douarin, M., Elliot, M., Noble, S.R., Sinclair, D., Henry, L.A., Long, D., Moreton, S.G. and Roberts, J.M. 2013. Growth of north-east Atlantic cold-water coral reefs and mounds during the Holocene: A high resolution U-series and 14C chronology. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 375, 176–187

Gordon, J.E., Brooks, A.J., Rennie, A.G., James, B.D., Chaniotis, P.D., Kenyon, N.H., Leslie, A.B., Long, D. 2013. The selection of Nature Conservation Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) in Scotland - assessment of geodiversity interests. Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 633.

Tappin, D.R., Sibley, A., Horsburgh, K., Daubord, C., Cox, D. and Long, D. 2013. The English Channel ‘tsunami’ of 27 June 2011 – a probable meteorological source. Weather, 68, (6), 144-152

Arthur, J., Long, D., Vanneste, M. and Wardell, N. 2012. Applied Marine Geophysics – Foreword. Near Surface Geophysics, 10, 263-265.

Berndt, C., Jacobs, C., Evans, A., Gay, A., Elliott, G., Long, D. and Hitchen. K. 2012. Kilometre-scale polygonal seabed depressions in the Hatton Basin, NE Atlantic Ocean: Constraints on the origin of polygonal faulting. Marine Geology, 332–334, 126–133

Cotterill, C., Dove, D., Long, D., James, L., Duffy, C., Mulley, S., Forsberg, C.F. and Tjelta, T.I. 2012. Dogger Bank – geo challenge. Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics. Integrated Geotechnologies – Present and Future. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference 12-14 September 2012 – Royal Geographical Society, London UK. Society for Underwater Technology p127-134

Gafeira, J., Long, D. and Doce, D. 2012. Semi-automated characterisation of seabed pockmarks in the central North Sea. Near Surface Geophysics, 10, 303-315

Long, D. and Akhurst, M. 2012. The role of site surveys in Carbon Capture and Storage. Offshore Site Investigation and Geotechnics. Integrated Geotechnologies – Present and Future. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference 12-14 September 2012 – Royal Geographical Society, London UK. Society for Underwater Technology p253-260.

Stewart, H.A. and Long, D. 2012. The timing and significance of gully incision on the eastern flank of the Faroe-Shetland Channel and its impact on seafloor infrastructure. Near Surface Geophysics, 10, 317-331.