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    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

PhD projects

I am open to PhD applications in areas of research focussed on: - Coastal and fluvial geomorphology; - Sedimentology and geochemistry of the Quaternary; - Estuarine and deltaic environmental change; - Tropical environmental change; - Biogeochemistry

20152018
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Personal profile

Particulars

Employment & Qualifications

Aug. 2018 – : Lecturer in Geography, Queen’s University Belfast

2018: Teaching Fellow in Physical Geography, Durham University

2017: Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow, American University in Cairo

2016–2017: Lecturer in Physical Geography, Edge Hill University

2010–2014: Ph.D. Provenance Analysis of Sediments in the Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta, Queen’s University Belfast

2009–2010: M.Sc. Environmental Sciences, University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin

2006–2009: B.A. Geography, Planning and Environmental Policy, University College Dublin

Research Interests

Coastal Geomorphology; Deltas; Estuaries; Sedimentology; Geochemistry; Sediment Provenance; Climate-Geomorphology Interactions.

Research Statement

I am a Coastal Geomorphologist and I am interested in the analysis and study of coastal landforms and landscapes and how these have changed over the course of the Holocene. My research has examined the evolution of the late Holocene (c. last 4,000 years) Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta, focussing on sedimentary provenance and depositional processes. I utilise geochemistry (e.g., XRF, XRD), sedimentology, and statistical modelling to understanding sedimentary dynamics.

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Research Output 2015 2018

7 Citations (Scopus)
129 Downloads (Pure)

Provenance and depositional variability of the Thin Mud Facies in the lower Ganges-Brahmaputra delta, West Bengal Sundarbans, India

Flood, R. P., Barr, I. D., Weltje, G. J., Roberson, S., Russell, M. I., Meneely, J. & Orford, J. D., 01 Jan 2018, In : Marine Geology. 395, p. 198-218 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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provenance
Sediments
mud
Estuaries
Quartz
5 Citations (Scopus)
102 Downloads (Pure)

Source organic matter analysis of saltmarsh sediments using SIAR and its application in relative sea‐level studies in regions of C4 plant invasion

Craven, K. F., Edwards, R. J. & Flood, R. P., 20 Apr 2017, In : Boreas. 46, 4, p. 642-654 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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C4 plant
C4 plants
salt marshes
saltmarsh
organic matter
10 Citations (Scopus)
116 Downloads (Pure)

Younger Dryas Glaciers and climate in the Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland

Barr, I., Roberson, S., Flood, R. & Dortch, J., 06 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Quaternary Science. 32, 1, p. 104–115 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Younger Dryas
glacier
mountain
climate
aridity
9 Citations (Scopus)
328 Downloads (Pure)

Compositional data analysis of Holocene sediments from the West Bengal Sundarbans, India: Geochemical proxies for grain-size variability in a delta environment

Flood, R., Bloemsma, M. R., Weltje, G. J., Barr, I. D., O’Rourke, S. M., Turner, J. N. & Orford, J. D., Dec 2016, In : Applied Geochemistry. 75, p. 222-235 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Sediments
grain size
X-ray fluorescence
Holocene
Calibration
18 Citations (Scopus)
194 Downloads (Pure)

Compositional multivariate statistical analysis of thermal groundwater provenance: A hydrogeochemical case study from Ireland

Blake, S., Henry, T., Murray, J., Flood, R., Muller, M., Jones, A. & Rath, V., Dec 2016, In : Applied Geochemistry. 75, p. 171-188 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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provenance
Groundwater
Statistical methods
statistical analysis
Hydrochemistry