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Mark Davidson

 

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Dr Mark Davidson

  • Job title: Associate Professor (Reader) in Coastal Processes, School of Biological & Marine Sciences (Faculty of Science & Engineering)
  • Address: Room 122, Reynolds, Drake Circus,
    Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
  • Postal address: Room 122, Reynolds, Drake Circus,
    Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA
  • Telephone: +441752584740
  • Facsimile: +44 (0)1752 232406
  • Email: M.Davidson@plymouth.ac.uk


Role

Mark is an Associate Professor (Reader) in Coastal Processes at Plymouth University. His work includes in-situ measurement, video remote sensing and numerical modelling of hydo- and morpho- dynamics. Past research topics have included infragravity oscillations on high-energy dissipative beaches, and wave reflection from a variety of different coastal structures. He has recently worked on two EPSRC projects looking at the storm response of gravel barriers and the resilience of UK coastlines fronting nuclear power plant installations. His main research focus currently is developing models for predicting shoreline change as part of an Australian Research Council sponsored project.

Present Roles

  • Programme leader for Applied Marine Science MSc
  • Lecturing on undergraduate and post graduate courses
  • Ph.D. Supervision
  • Line manager for postdoctoral researchers and research assistants
  • Leader of the coastal video research group

Past Roles

  • Co-ordinator of the European Framework V CoastView Project
  • Departmental Director of Research


 

 

Qualifications & background

  • Reader in Coastal Processes. School of Earth Ocean & Environmental Science, Univ. of Plymouth. From 2006 To: present
  • Principal Lecturer in Marine Science. School of Earth Ocean & Environmental Science, Univ. of Plymouth. From: 9/02 To: 2006.
  • Senior Lecturer in Marine Science. Institute of Marine Studies, Univ. of Plymouth. From: 3/96 To: 9/02
  • Lecturer In Marine Science. Institute of Marine Studies, Univ. of Plymouth. From: 30/11/94 To: 3/96
  • Post Doctoral Research Associate. Dept. of Civil and Structural Eng., Univ. of Plymouth. Wave refelection from coastal structures. From: 1/11/91 To: 30/11/94
  • Post Doctoral Research Associate. Univ. of Wales, Cardiff. The British Beach & Nearshore Dynamics Experiment. From: 1/05/90 To: 31/10/91
  • Research Associate. Univ. of Wales, Cardiff. Investigation of waves, currents and sediment dynamics on coasts headed by sea walls. From: 1/01/88 To: 31/06/88
  • Ph.D.University College of Swansea (1986-1990). Field investigations of infragravity oscillations on a high-energy dissipative beach. (Completed Jan. 1991)
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Oceanography. University College of Swansea. Frorm: 1983 To: 1986.

 


Teaching interests

Courses Taught:

  • Advanced Surfzone Dynamics
  • Waves and Beaches
  • Estuaries and Shelf Seas
  • Physical Oceanography
  • Underwater Acoustics
  • Scientific Diving
  • Surf Science
  • Applied Marine Science (MSc)
 

Staff serving as external examiners

External PhD Examiner:

  • Oliver Way. 2013. University of Bangor
  • Roger Phillips. 2010. University of East Anglia
  • Mitchel Harley. 2009. University of New South Wales.
  • Irene M.J. van Enckevort. 2001 Daily to yearly nearshore bar behaviour. University of Utrecht, Netherlands.
  • Asuncion Baquerizo Azofra. 1995. Reflexion del Oleaje en Playas, University of Cantabria, Spain.

Internal Examiner:

  • Amaia Ruiz de Alegria Arzaburu. 2010. Measuring and modelling annual, seasonal and storm-induced morphological response on a gravel beach.
  • Andrew N. Saulter. 2000. Analysis of infragravity frequency sediment transport on macrotidal beaches.
 


Research interests
I am a Associate Professor (Reader) in Coastal Processes within the School of Marine Science and Engineering. My main research interests are in the fields of coastal and estuarine, hydo- and morpho- dynamics. My work in this area includes in-situ measurement, video remote sensing and numerical modelling. My PhD was in Physical Oceanography, focusing on infragravity oscillations on high-energy dissipative beaches. Following this I was involved in two research programmes as a post-doctoral researcher. The first of these, the British Beach and Nearshore Dynamics (B-BAND) programme, focussed on improving our understanding of sediment transport processes on beaches of varied morphology through the application of in-situ measurements. The second programme also involved using full-scale in-situ measurements to examine the processes of wave reflection from a variety of different coastal structures. Whilst still involved in in-situ measurements, my main research focus has turned to remote sensing the coastal zone using video techniques. I have been the principal investigator for the University of Plymouth on the EU funded I.N.D.I.A. project, which utilised the coastal video systems to examine the morphodynamic evolution of a coastal inlet in southern Portugal. An interest in coastal remote sensing and large-scale, long-term coastal evolution has also facilitated my involvement in the US Office of Naval Research, NICOP project that that centred on intermediate scale coastal behaviour. I lead the coastal video research in the University of Plymouth and co-ordinated the £1.3M European (CoastView) project aimed at developing coastal video systems in support of coastal zone management. This project involved 13 institutions form six countries, including universities and national-scale coastal managers. Since the successful completion of the CoastView project coastal video research continues to be strongly supported by the scientific community and was recently co-investigator on two EPSRC programmes which investigated a Risk-based Framework for Predicting Beaches in the Long term (RF PEBL), and the large-scale morphodynamic impacts of shore parallel breakwaters in areas of high tidal range (LEACOAST2). I am currently involved in two EPSRC projects looking at the storm response of gravel barriers and the resilience of UK coastlines fronting nuclear power plant installation. My main research focus currently is developing models for predicting shoreline change as part of a Australian Research Council sponsored project working, amongst others, with the University of New South Wales and Macquarie University.  

Other research

NB For Journal Publications - see Selected Publications 

 

Consultancy:

  • Bournemouth DC - Boscombe artificial surfing reef
  • Environment Agency - Coastal video monitoring project
  • Valeport Ltd, Dartmouth – Design of wave recorder software for the analysis of wave statistics
  • Peterhead Port Authority – Modification of Peterhead Harbour
  • Brixham Port Authority – Modification of Brixham Harbour

 

Research degrees awarded to supervised students

Successful Ph.D. Completions:

  • Suzana Ilic. 1999. Transformation of Multidirectional Seas
  • Ken Kingston. 2003. Application of complex adaptive systems approaches to coastal systems.
  • Ismael Marino Tapia. 2003. Cross-shore sediment transport processes on natural beaches and their relation to sandbar migration patterns.
  • Eduardo Siegle. 2003. Sediment transport and morphodynamics at an estuary mouth: A study using remote sensing and numerical modelling.
  • Marcos Bernardes. 2005. Modelling the long-term morphodynamic evolution of estuaries.
  • Richard Thain. 2005. Understanding and prediction of tidal intrusion fronts.
  • Daniel Buscombe. 2008. Shingle beach morphodynamics.
  • Nigel Aird. Coastal sediment dynamics.
  • Iain Failey - Video monitoring of shoreline response to offshore segmented breakwaters


Current PH.D. Students:

  • Emma Rendle - Artificial surfing reefs
  • Erwin Bergsma - Morphodynamic modelling 
  • Kris Inch - Infragravity wave dissipation during storms
  • Luis Melo de Almeida - Applications of LIDAR to the measurement and understanding of coastal processes
  • Melissa Mole - Monitoring and modelling of coastal evolution
 

Grants & contracts

Research Grants:

  • Australian Research Council (Co-investigator) Observation Network: monitoring and forecasting coastal erosion in a changing climate, (£199,788). Status: ongoing
  • EU THESEUS (Co-investigator) (approx £500,00). Status: ongoing
  • E.P.S.R.C. A Risk-based Framework for Predicting Long-term Beach Evolution (RF PEBL). (Value: £423,123)
  • E.P.S.R.C. Large scale morphodynamic impacts of segmented shore-parallel breakwaters on coasts and beaches (LEACOAST2). (Value: £345,203)
  • EU Framework V CoastView Project (Co-ordinator). The development of coastal video monitoring systems in support of Coastal Zone Management (current). (Value: £1.34M)
  • EU INDIA, (Principal Investigator). Inlet Dynamics Initiative Algarve. (Value: £130,000)
  • EU SWAMIEE (Co-investigator). Sediment & Water Movements in Industrialised Estuarine Environments. (Value: £167,000)
  • NICOP, Naval International Co-operative Opportunities in Science & Tech. Programme, (Co-investigator). Intermediate-scale coastal behaviour. (Value: £740,000)
 


Journals
Articles
Inch K, Davidson M, Masselink G & Russell P  (2017)  'Correcting wave reflection estimates in the coastal zone' Coastal Engineering  119,  pp 65 - 71 , DOI   PEARL 
Davidson M, Masselink G, Russell P & Inch K  (2017)  'Observations of nearshore infragravity wave dynamics under high energy swell and wind-wave conditions' Coastal Engineering  , DOI   PEARL 
Bracs MA, Turner IL, Splinter KD, Short AD, Lane C, Davidson MA, Goodwin ID, Pritchard T & Cameron D  (2016)  'Evaluation of Opportunistic Shoreline Monitoring Capability Utilizing Existing “Surfcam” Infrastructure' Journal of Coastal Research  319,  pp 542 - 554 , DOI 
Stokes C, Russell P & Davidson M  (2016)  'Subtidal and Intertidal Three-Dimensionality at a High Energy Macrotidal Beach' Journal of Coastal Research  75  (sp1),  pp 472 - 476 , DOI 
Scott T, Masselink G, O'Hare T, Saulter A, Poate T, Russell P, Davidson M & Conley D  (2016)  'The extreme 2013/2014 winter storms: Beach recovery along the southwest coast of England' Marine Geology  382,  pp 224 - 241 , DOI   PEARL 
Prodger S, Russell P, Davidson M, Miles J & Scott T  (2016)  'Understanding and predicting the temporal variability of sediment grain size characteristics on high-energy beaches' Marine Geology  , DOI   PEARL 
Bergsma EWJ, Conley DC, Davidson MA & O'Hare TJ  (2016)  'Video-based nearshore bathymetry estimation in macro-tidal environments' MARINE GEOLOGY  374,  pp 31 - 41  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
Stokes C, Davidson M & Russell P  (2015)  'Observation and prediction of three-dimensional morphology at a high-energy macrotidal beach' GEOMORPHOLOGY  243,  pp 1 - 13  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
Almeida LP, Masselink G, Russell PE & Davidson MA  (2015)  'Observations of gravel beach dynamics during high energy wave conditions using a laser scanner' Geomorphology  228,  pp 15 - 27 , DOI   PEARL 
Masselink G, Scott T, Poate T, Russell P, Davidson M & Conley D  (2015)  'The extreme 2013/2014 winter storms: hydrodynamic forcing and coastal response along the southwest coast of England' Earth Surface Processes and Landforms  pp n/a - n/a , DOI   PEARL 
Splinter KD, Turner IL, Davidson MA, Barnard P, Castelle B & Oltman-Shay J  (2014)  'A generalized equilibrium model for predicting daily to interannual shoreline response' Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface  119  (9),  pp 1936 - 1958 , DOI   PEARL 
Splinter KD, Turner IL, Davidson MA, Barnard P, Castelle B & Oltman-Shay J  (2014)  'A generalized equilibriummodel for predicting daily to interannual shoreline response' JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-EARTH SURFACE  119  (9),  pp 1936 - 1958  Author Site , DOI   PEARL 
McCall RT, Masselink G, Poate TG, Roelvink JA, Almeida LP, Davidson M & Russell PE  (2014)  'Modelling storm hydrodynamics on gravel beaches with XBeach-G' Coastal Engineering  91,  pp 231 - 250 , DOI   PEARL 
Poate TG, Masselink G, McCall RM, Russell PE & Davidson MA  (2014)  'Storm-driven cusp behaviour on a high energy gravel beach' Journal of Coastal Research  70,  pp 645 - 650 , DOI 
Poate TG, Masselink G, McCall RM, Russell PE & Davidson MA  (2014)  'Storm-driven cusp behaviour on a high energy gravel beach' JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH  pp 645 - 650  Author Site , DOI 
Barlow MJ, Gresty K, Findlay M, Cooke CB & Davidson MA  (2014)  'The Effect of Wave Conditions and Surfer Ability on Performance and the Physiological Response of Recreational Surfers' Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research  28  (10),  pp 2946 - 2953 , DOI 
Barlow MJ, Gresty K, Findlay M, Cooke CB & Davidson MA  (2014)  'The effect of wave conditions and surfer ability on performance and the physiological response of recreational surfers' J Strength Cond Res  28  (10),  pp 2946 - 2953  Author Site , DOI 
Davidson MA, Splinter KD & Turner IL  (2013)  'A simple equilibrium model for predicting shoreline change' COASTAL ENGINEERING  73,  pp 191 - 202  Author Site , DOI 
Poate T, Masselink G, Davidson M, McCall R, Russell P & Turner I  (2013)  'High frequency in-situ field measurements of morphological response on a fine gravel beach during energetic wave conditions' Marine Geology  342,  pp 1 - 13 , DOI 
Poate T, Masselink G, Davidson M, McCall R, Russell P & Turner I  (2013)  'High frequency in-situ field measurements of morphological response on a fine gravel beach during energetic wave conditions' MARINE GEOLOGY  342,  pp 1 - 13  Author Site , DOI 
Splinter KD, Turner IL & Davidson MA  (2013)  'How much data is enough? The importance of morphological sampling interval and duration for calibration of empirical shoreline models' Coastal Engineering  77,  pp 14 - 27 , DOI 
Splinter KD, Turner IL & Davidson MA  (2013)  'How much data is enough? The importance of morphological sampling interval and duration for calibration of empirical shoreline models' COASTAL ENGINEERING  77,  pp 14 - 27  Author Site , DOI 
Splinter KD, Davidson MA & Turner IL  (2013)  'Monitoring data requirements for shoreline prediction: How much, how long, and how often?' Journal of Coastal Research  165,  pp 2179 - 2184 , DOI 
Splinter KD, Davidson MA & Turner IL  (2013)  'Monitoring data requirements for shoreline prediction: How much, how long, and how often?' JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH  pp 2179 - 2184  Author Site , DOI 
Almeida LP, Masselink G, Russell P, Davidson M, Poate T, McCall R, Blenkinsopp C & Turner I  (2013)  'Observations of the swash zone on a gravel beach during a storm using a laser-scanner (Lidar)' Journal of Coastal Research  65,  pp 636 - 641 , DOI 
Almeida LP, Masselink G, Russell P, Davidson M, Poate T, McCall R, Blenkinsopp C & Turner I  (2013)  'Observations of the swash zone on a gravel beach during a storm using a laser-scanner (Lidar)' JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH  pp 636 - 641  Author Site , DOI 
McCall R, Masselink G, Poate T, Bradbury A, Russell P & Davidson M  (2013)  'Predicting overwash on gravel barriers' Journal of Coastal Research  165,  pp 1473 - 1478 , DOI 
McCall R, Masselink G, Poate T, Bradbury A, Russell P & Davidson M  (2013)  'Predicting overwash on gravel barriers' JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH  pp 1473 - 1478  Author Site , DOI 
Splinter KD, Davidson M, Golshani A & Tomlinson R  (2012)  'Climate Controls on Longshore Sediment Transport' Continental Shelf Research  48,  pp 146 - 156 , DOI 
Davidson MA, Turner IL & Guza RT  (2011)  'The effect of temporal wave averaging on the performance of an empirical shoreline evolution model' Coastal Engineering  58  (8),  pp 802 - 805 , DOI 
Davidson MA, Turner IL & Guza RT  (2011)  'The effect of temporal wave averaging on the performance of an empirical shoreline evolution model' COASTAL ENGINEERING  58  (8),  pp 802 - 805  Author Site , DOI 
Davidson MA, Lewis RP & Turner IL  (2010)  'Forecasting seasonal to multi-year shoreline change' Coastal Engineering  57  (6),  pp 620 - 629 , DOI 
Davidson MA, Lewis RP & Turner IL  (2010)  'Forecasting seasonal to multi-year shoreline change' COASTAL ENGINEERING  57  (6),  pp 620 - 629  Author Site , DOI 
Davidson MA & Turner IL  (2009)  'A behavioral template beach profile model for predicting seasonal to interannual shoreline evolution' Journal of Geophysical Research  114  (F1),  , DOI 
Davidson MA & Turner IL  (2009)  'A behavioral template beach profile model for predicting seasonal to interannual shoreline evolution' JOURNAL OF GEOPHYSICAL RESEARCH-EARTH SURFACE  114,   Author Site , DOI 
Davidson MA, Morris BD & Turner IL  (2009)  'A simple numerical model for inlet sedimentation at intermittently open-closed coastal lagoons' CONTINENTAL SHELF RESEARCH  29  (16),  pp 1975 - 1982  Author Site , DOI 
Davidson MA, Morris BD & Turner IL  (2009)  'A simple numerical model for inlet sedimentation at intermittently open–closed coastal lagoons' Continental Shelf Research  29  (16),  pp 1975 - 1982 , DOI 
Fairley I, Davidson M, Kingston K, Dolphin T & Phillips R  (2009)  'Empirical orthogonal function analysis of shoreline changes behind two different designs of detached breakwaters' Coastal Engineering  56  (11-12),  pp 1097 - 1108 , DOI 
Fairley I, Davidson M, Kingston K, Dolphin T & Phillips R  (2009)  'Empirical orthogonal function analysis of shoreline changes behind two different designs of detached breakwaters' COASTAL ENGINEERING  56  (11-12),  pp 1097 - 1108  Author Site , DOI 
Fairley I, Davidson M, Kingston K, Dolphin T & Phillips R  (2009)  'Empirical orthogonal function analysis of shoreline changes behind two different designs of detached breakwaters' Coastal Engineering  56  (11/12),  pp 1097 - 1108
Fairley I & Davidson MA  (2008)  'A Two-Dimensional Wave Flume Investigation into the Effect of Multiple Vertical Steps on the Form of Breaking Waves' Journal of Coastal Research  241,  pp 51 - 58 , DOI 
Fairley I & Davidson MA  (2008)  'A two-dimensional wave flume investigation into the effect of multiple vertical steps on the form of breaking waves' JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH  24  (1),  pp 51 - 58  Author Site , DOI 
Carrasco AR, Ferreira Ó, Davidson M, Matias A & Dias JA  (2008)  'An evolutionary categorisation model for backbarrier environments' Marine Geology  251  (3-4),  pp 156 - 166 , DOI 
Carrasco AR, Ferreira O, Davidson M, Matias A & Dias JA  (2008)  'An evolutionary categorisation model for backbarrier environments' MARINE GEOLOGY  251  (3-4),  pp 156 - 166  Author Site , DOI 
Davidson MA, O'Hare TJ & George KJ  (2008)  'Tidal Modulation of Incident Wave Heights: Fact or Fiction?' Journal of Coastal Research  2,  pp 151 - 159 , DOI 
Davidson MA, O'Hare TJ & George KJ  (2008)  'Tidal modulation of incident wave heights: Fact or fiction?' JOURNAL OF COASTAL RESEARCH  24  (2B),  pp 151 - 159  Author Site , DOI 
Van Koningsveld M, Davidson M, Huntley D, Medina R, Aaminkhof S, Jimenez JA, Ridgewell J & de Kruif A  (2007)  'A critical review of the CoastView project: Recent and future developments in coastal management video systems' Coastal Engineering  54  (6-7),  pp 567 - 576
Kroon A, Davidson MA, Aaminkhof SGJ, Archetti R, Armaroli C, Gonzalez M, Medri S, Osorio A, Aagaard T & Holman RA  (2007)  'Application of remote sensing video systems to coastline management problems' Coastal Engineering  54  (6-7),  pp 493 - 505
Jimenez JA, Osorio A, Marino-Tapia I, Davidson M, Medina R, Kroon A, Archetti R, Ciavola P & Aamikhof SGJ  (2007)  'Beach recreation planning using video-derived coastal state indicators' Coastal Engineering  54  (6-7),  pp 507 - 521
Siegle E, Huntley DA & Davidson MA  (2007)  'Coupling video imaging and numerical modelling for the study of inlet morphodynamics' Marine Geology  236  (3-4),  pp 143 - 163
Marino-Tapia IJ, Russell PE, O'Hare TJ, Davidson MA & Huntley DA  (2007)  'Cross-shore sediment transport on natural beaches and its relation to sandbar migration patterns: 1. Field observations and derivation of a transport parameterization' Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans  112  (C3),  p C03001
Marino-Tapia IJ, O'Hare TJ, Russell PE, Davidson MA & Huntley DA  (2007)  'Cross-shore sediment transport on natural beaches and its relation to sandbar migration patterns: 2. Application of the field transport parameterization' Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans  112  (C3),  p C03002
Medina R, Marino-Tapia I, Osorio A, Davidson M & Martin FL  (2007)  'Management of dynamic navigational channels using video techniques' Coastal Engineering  54  (6-7),  pp 523 - 537
Davidson M, Van Koningsveld M, de Kruif A, Rawson J, Holman R, Lamberti A, Medina R, Kroon A & Aarninkhof S  (2007)  'The CoastView project: developing video-derived coastal state indicators in support of coastal zone management' Coastal Engineering  54  (6-7),  pp 463 - 475
Smit MWJ, Aaminkhof SGJ, Wijnberg KM, Gonzalez M, Kingston KS, Southgate HN, Ruessink BG, Holman RA, Siegle E & Davidson M  (2007)  'The role of video imagery in predicting daily to monthly coastal evolution' Coastal Engineering  54  (6-7),  pp 539 - 553
Siegle E, Huntley DA & Davidson MA  (2006)  'Combining video imaging and numerical modelling for the extraction of intertidal morphology' Journal of Coastal Research  1,  pp 478 - 482
Davidson MA, Aarninkhof SGJ, Van Koningsveld M & Holman RA  (2006)  'Developing coastal video monitoring systems in support of coastal zone management' Journal of Coastal Research  1,  pp 49 - 56
Tapia IJM, Aird N, Davidson MA, Kingston K & Ganderton P  (2006)  'Tidally modulated sediment transport processes on a shore-attached sandbar' Journal of Coastal Research  1,  pp 395 - 400
Bernardes MEC, Davidson MA, Dyer KR & George KJ  (2006)  'Towards medium-term (order of months) morphodynamic modelling of the Teign estuary, UK' Ocean Dynamics  56,  pp 186 - 197 , DOI 
van Koningsveld M, Davidson MA & Huntley DA  (2005)  'Matching science with coastal management needs: The search for appropriate coastal state indicators' Journal of Coastal Research  21  (3),  pp 399 - 411
Morris BD, Davidson MA & Huntley DA  (2004)  'Estimates of the seasonal morphological evolution of the Barra Nova Inlet using video techniques' Continental Shelf Research  24  (2),  pp 263 - 278
Balouin Y, Morris BD, Davidson MA & Howa H  (2004)  'Morphological Evolution of an Ebb-Tidal Delta Following a Storm Perturbation: Assessments from Remote Sensed Video Data & Direct Surveys' J. Coastal Res  20, 1,  pp 415 - 423
Balouin Y, Morris BD, Davidson MA & Howa K  (2004)  'Morphology evolution of an ebb-tidal delta following a storm perturbation: Assessments from remote sensed video data and direct surveys' Journal of Coastal Research  20  (2),  pp 415 - 423
Siegle E, Huntley DA & Davidson MA  (2004)  'Physical controls on the dynamics of inlet sandbar systems' Ocean Dynamics  54  (3-4),  pp 360 - 373
Thain RH, Priestley AD & Davidson MA  (2004)  'The formation of a tidal intrusion front at the mouth of a macrotidal, partially mixed estuary: a field study of the Dart estuary, UK' Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science  61  (1),  pp 161 - 172
Williams JJ, O'Connor BA, Arens SM, Abadie S, Bell P, Balouin Y, Van Boxel JH, Do Carmo AJ, Davidson M & Ferreira O  (2003)  'Tidal inlet function: Field evidence and numerical simulation in the INDIA project' Journal of Coastal Research  19  (1),  pp 189 - 211
SIEGLE E, HUNTLEY DA & DAVIDSON MA  (2002)  'Modelling water surface topography at a complex inlet system – Teignmouth, UK. , ,' J. Coastal Research  SI36,  pp 675 - 685
Morris BD, Davidson MA & Huntley DA  (2001)  'Measurements of the response of a coastal inlet using video monitoring techniques' Marine Geology  175  (1-4),  pp 251 - 272
Ruessink BG, van Enckevort IMJ, Kingston KS & Davidson MA  (2000)  'Analysis of observed two- and three-dimensional nearshore bar behaviour' Marine Geology  169  (1-2),  pp 161 - 183 , DOI 
Ruessink BG, van Enckevort IMJ, Kingston KS & Davidson MA  (2000)  'Analysis of observed two- and three-dimensional nearshore bar behaviour' MARINE GEOLOGY  169  (1-2),  pp 161 - 183  Author Site , DOI 
Kingston KS, Ruessink BG, van Enckevort IMJ & Davidson MA  (2000)  'Artificial neural network correction of remotely sensed sandbar location' Marine Geology  169  (1-2),  pp 137 - 160 , DOI 
Kingston KS, Ruessink BG, van Enckevort IMJ & Davidson MA  (2000)  'Artificial neural network correction of remotely sensed sandbar location' MARINE GEOLOGY  169  (1-2),  pp 137 - 160  Author Site , DOI 
Davidson MA, Kingston KS & Huntley DA  (2000)  'New Solution for Directional Wave Analysis in Reflective Wave Fields' Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering  126  (4),  pp 173 - 181 , DOI 
Davidson MA, Kingston KS & Huntley DA  (2000)  'New solution for directional wave analysis in reflective wave fields' JOURNAL OF WATERWAY PORT COASTAL AND OCEAN ENGINEERING-ASCE  126  (4),  pp 173 - 181  Author Site , DOI 
Davidson MA, Huntley DA & Bird PAD  (1998)  'A practical method for the estimation of directional wave spectra in reflective wave fields' Coastal Engineering  33  (2-3),  pp 91 - 116 , DOI 
Davidson MA, Huntley DA & Bird PAD  (1998)  'A practical method for the estimation of directional wave spectra in reflective wave fields' COASTAL ENGINEERING  33  (2-3),  pp 91 - 116  Author Site , DOI 
Huntley DA & Davidson MA  (1998)  'Estimating the Directional Spectrum of Waves near a Reflector' Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering  124  (6),  pp 312 - 319 , DOI 
Huntley DA & Davidson MA  (1998)  'Estimating the directional spectrum of waves near a reflector' JOURNAL OF WATERWAY PORT COASTAL AND OCEAN ENGINEERING-ASCE  124  (6),  pp 312 - 319  Author Site , DOI 
Davidson MA, Bird PAD, Bullock GN & Huntley DA  (1996)  'A new non-dimensional number for the analysis of wave reflection from rubble mound breakwaters' Coastal Engineering  28  (1-4),  pp 93 - 120 , DOI 
Davidson MA, Bird PAD, Bullock GN & Huntley DA  (1996)  'A new non-dimensional number for the analysis of wave reflection from rubble mound breakwaters' COASTAL ENGINEERING  28  (1-4),  pp 93 - 120  Author Site , DOI 
Davidson MA, Russell PE, Huntley DA & Hardisty J  (1993)  'Tidal asymmetry in suspended sand transport on a macrotidal intermediate beach' Marine Geology  110  (3-4),  pp 333 - 353 , DOI 
DAVIDSON MA, RUSSELL PE, HUNTLEY DA & HARDISTY J  (1993)  'TIDAL ASYMMETRY IN SUSPENDED SAND TRANSPORT ON A MACROTIDAL INTERMEDIATE BEACH' MARINE GEOLOGY  110  (3-4),  pp 333 - 353  Author Site , DOI 
Conference Papers
Bergsma EWJ, Conley DC, Davidson MA, O'Hare TJ & Holman RA  (2014)  'An assessment of video-based bathymetry estimation in a Macro Tidal environment'
Almeida LP, Masselink G, Russell P, Davidson M, McCall R & Poate T  (2014)  'Swash zone morphodynamics of coarse-grained beaches during energetic wave conditions'
Almeida LP, Masselink G, Russell P, Davidson M, Poate T, McCall R, Blenkinsopp C & Turner I  (2013)  'Observations of the swash zone on a gravel beach during a storm using a laser-scanner (Lidar)' pp 636 - 641 , DOI 
McCall R, Masselink G, Poate T, Bradbury A, Russell P & Davidson M  (2013)  'Predicting overwash on gravel barriers' pp 1473 - 1478 , DOI 
Poate T, McCall R, Masselink G, Russell P & Davidson M  (2012)  'Contrasting storm impacts on gravel beaches - Examples from South England'
McCall R, Masselink G, Roelvink D, Russel P, Davidson M & Poate T  (2012)  'Modelling overwash and infiltration on gravel barriers'
Fairley I, Davidson M & Kingston K  (2009)  'The Morpho-dynamics of a Beach Protected by Detached Breakwaters in a High Energy Tidal Environment' pp 607 - 611
Simmonds D, Davidson M, Reeve D, Chadwick A, Dong P, Spivack M, Kizhisseri A, Karunarathna H & Wu X  (2007)  'A risk based framework for predicting long-term beach evolution' pp 1875 - 1884
Aird NP, Davidson MA & Marino-Tapia IJ  (2005)  'Physical processes associated with onshore sand bank migration adjacent an estuary mouth' pp 2519 - 2530
Marino-Tapia I, O'Hare TJ, Russell PE, Davidson MA & Huntley DA  (2005)  'Sand bar dynamics from a parametric morphodynamic model' pp 2755 - 2766
Tapia IM, O'Hare TJ, Russell PE, Davidson MA & Huntley DA  (2003)  'ONSHORE and OFFSHORE BAR MIGRATION MODELLED with AN ENERGETICS-TYPE SEDIMENT TRANSPORT MODEL' pp 2686 - 2698 , DOI 
Kingston KS & Davidson MA  (2001)  'A parametric morphologic descriptor for nearshore sandbar features' Coastal Dynamics '01: Proceedings.  pp 673 - 682 , DOI 
Mariño-Tapia I, Russell PE, O'Hare TJ, Davidson MA, Saulter AN, Miles JR & Huntley DA  (2001)  'Relationship between vertical wave asymmetry and the fourth velocity moment in the surf zone: implications for sediment transport' in Edge BL; Hemsley JM (ed.)  Proceedings 4th International Symposium Waves 2001.  San Francisco  pp 1295 - 1305
Bird PAD, Bullock GN, Davidson MA & Huntley DA  (2000)  'A field based study of wave reflection at coastal structures' pp 273 - 281
Huntley DA, Simmonds DJ & Davidson MA  (1996)  'Estimation of frequency-dependent reflection coefficients using current and elevation sensors' pp 57 - 68
Bird PAD, Davidson MA, Ilic S, Bullock GN, Chadwick AJ, Axe P & Huntley DA  (1996)  'Wave reflection, transformation and attenuation characteristics of rock island breakwaters' pp 93 - 109
BIRD PAD, DAVIDSON MA, BULLOCK GN & HUNTLEY DA  (1994)  'Wave measurement near reflective structures' pp 701 - 711
DAVIDSON MA, BIRD PAD, BULLOCK GN & HUNTLEY DA  (1994)  'Wave reflection: Field measurements, analysis and theoretical developments' pp 642 - 655
Davidson MA, Bird PAD, Bullock GN & Huntley DA  (1994)  'Wave reflection: field measurements, analysis and theoretical developments' pp 642 - 655
Davidson MA, Russell PE, Huntley DA, Hardisty J & Cramp A  (1993)  'Overview of the British Beach and Nearshore Dynamics (B-band) programme' pp 1987 - 2000

Conferences organised

International Coastal Symposium, Plymouth, 8-12 April 2013.

 



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