Publications

Ecostructure partners have produced a number of publications thus far in the project. Take a look below and check back again in the future as new papers are added.

Eco-Engineering of Seawalls—An Opportunity for Enhanced Climate Resilience From Increased Topographic Complexity


Md Salauddin, John J. O’Sullivan, Soroush Abolfathi, and Jonathan M. Pearson. Frontiers in Marine Science.

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fmars.2021.674630/full

Artificial shorelines lack natural structural complexity across scales

Peter J. Lawrence , Ally J. Evans , Tim Jackson-Bué , Paul R. Brooks, Tasman P. Crowe , Amy E. Dozier , Stuart R. Jenkins , Pippa J. Moore , Gareth J. Williams and Andrew J. Davies. Proceedings of The Royal Society B.

https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rspb.2021.0329

Fucus vesiculosus populations on artificial structures have potentially reduced fecundity and are dislodged at greater rates than on natural shores


Veronica Farrugia Drakard, Paul Brooks, Tasman P. Crowe, Hannah S. Earp, Bryan Thompson, Nathan Bourke, Ruby George, Chloe Piper, and Pippa J.Moore. 
Marine Environmental Research.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141113621000805

Replicating natural topography on marine artificial structures – A novel approach to eco-engineering


Evans, A.J., Lawrence, P.J., Natanzi, A.S., Moore, P.J., Davies, A.J., Crowe, T.P., McNally, C., Thompson, B., Dozier, A.E., Brooks, P.R.  (2021). Replicating natural topography on marine artificial structures – A novel approach to eco-engineering. Ecological Engineering 160.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925857420304328


Influence of concrete properties on the initial biological colonisation of marine artificial structures


Natanzi, A.S., Thompson, B.J., Brooks, B.R., Crowe, T.P., McNally, C. (2021). Influence of concrete properties on the initial biological colonisation of marine artificial structures. Ecological Engineering 159.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S092585742030392X

Exploring perceptions of marine biosecurity interventions: insights from the commercial marina sector


Vye, S.R., Wynne-Jones, S., Masterson-Algar, P., Jenkins, S.R. (2020). Exploring perceptions of marine biosecurity interventions: insights from the commercial marina sector. Marine Policy 118.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2020.104027


Three-dimensional digital mapping of ecosystems: a new era in spatial ecology


Jackson, T.U.
, Williams, G.J., Walker-Springett, G., and Davies, A.J. (2020) Three-dimensional digital mapping of ecosystems: a new era in spatial ecology. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences 287.

https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2019.2383


Design catalogue for eco-engineering of coastal artificial structures: a multifunctional approach for stakeholders and end-users


O’Shaughnessy, K.A., Hawkins, S.J., Evans, A.J., Hanley, M.E., Lunt, P., Thompson, R.C., Francis, R.A., Hoggart, S.P.G., Moore, P., Iglesias, G., Simmonds, D., Ducker, D., Firth, L.B. (2019). Design catalogue for eco-engineering of coastal artificial structures: a multifunctional approach for stakeholders and end-users. Urban Ecosyst 23431–443 (2020). 

https://doi.org/10.1007/s11252-019-00924-z

From ocean sprawl to blue-green infrastructure – a UK perspective on an issue of global significance

Evans, A. J., Firth, L. B., Hawkins, S. J., Hall, A. E., Ironside, J. E., Thompson, R. C., Moore, P. J. (2019) From ocean sprawl to blue-green infrastructure – A UK perspective on an issue of global significance. Environmental Science and Policy 91, pp. 60-69.

DOI: 10.1016/j.envsci.2018.09.008

A concrete home for marine micro inhabitants


Natanzi, Atteyeh S.,
and Ciaran McNally. “A concrete home for marine micro inhabitants.” In SynerCrete’18: The International Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches for Cement-based Materials and Structural Concrete, Madeira, Portugal, 24-26 October 2018. RILEM Publications SARL, 2018

https://researchrepository.ucd.ie/handle/10197/10600

Reefcrete: Reducing the environmental footprint of concretes for eco-engineering marine structures

Dennis, H. D., Evans, A. J., Banner, A. J., Moore, P. J. (2017) Reefcrete: Reducing the environmental footprint of concretes for eco-engineering marine structures. Ecological Engineering 120, pp. 668-678.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S092585741730294X

Related Publications

The publications below have not been produced as part of the Ecostructure project, but provide context within the field of eco-engineering and may be of additional interest.

Greening of grey infrastructure should not be used as a Trojan horse to facilitate coastal development

Firth, L.B., Airoldi, L., Bulleri, F., Challinor, S., Chee,S-Y., Evans, A. J., Hanley, M.E., Knights, A.M., O’Shaughnessy, K., Thompson, R.C., Hawkins, S.J.

https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13683