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Narratives of nineteenth century drought in southern Africa in different historical source types

Nash, D., Klein, J., Endfield, G. H., Pribyl, K., Adamson, G. & Grab, S., 2 Jan 2019, In : Climatic Change. 152, 3-4, p. 467-485 19 p.

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Southern Africa
drought
nineteenth century
narrative
climate
2018

Climate, conflict and society: Changing responses to weather extremes in nineteenth century Zululand

Klein, J., Nash, D., Pribyl, K., Endfield, G. H. & Hannaford, M., 4 Jan 2018, In : Environment and History. 24, 3, p. 377-401 26 p.

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nineteenth century
weather
climate
vulnerability
dissolution

Documentary data and the study of past droughts: A global state of the art

Brázdil, R., Kiss, A., Luterbacher, J., Nash, D. & Řezníčková, L., 11 Dec 2018, In : Climate of the Past. 14, p. 1915-1960 46 p.

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drought
song
state of the art
Drought
Documentary

Early hominins in north-west Europe: a punctuated long chronology?

Hosfield, R. & Cole, J., 9 May 2018, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 190, p. 148-160 13 p.

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chronology
Paleolithic
occupation
plasticity
Anglian

Fluvial architecture in actively deforming salt basins: Chinle Formation, Paradox Basin, Utah

Hartley, A. & Evenstar, L., 1 Feb 2018, In : Basin Research. 30, 1, p. 148-166 19 p.

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basin evolution
salt
basin
sandstone
paleogeography

Geomorphic evolution of the Malta Escarpment and implications for the Messinian evaporative drawdown in the eastern Mediterranean Sea

Micallef, A., Camerlenghi, A., Georgiopoulou, A., Garcia-Castellanos, D., Gutscher, M. A., Lo Iacono, C., Huvenne, V. A. I., Mountjoy, J. J., Paull, C. K., Le Bas, T., Spatola, D., Facchin, L. & Accettella, D., 14 Nov 2018, In : Geomorphology. 327, p. 264-283 20 p.

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Messinian
escarpment
drawdown
salinity
canyon

Hydrodynamics and sedimentary processes in the main drainage channel of a large open coast managed realignment site

Dale, J., Burgess, H., Nash, D. & Cundy, A., 16 Oct 2018, In : Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science. 215, p. 100-111 12 p.

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managed realignment
Drainage
Coastal zones
Sediments
Hydrodynamics

International ocean discovery program expedition 372 preliminary report creeping gas hydrate slides and Hikurangi LWD

31 Mar 2018, In : Integrated Ocean Drilling Program: Preliminary Reports. 372, p. 1-35 35 p.

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gas hydrate
subduction
ocean
subduction zone
seafloor

On the Timing and Nature of the Multiple Phases of Slope Instability on Eastern Rockall Bank, Northeast Atlantic

Georgiopoulou, A., Krastel, S., Finch, N., Zehn, K., McCarron, S., Huvenne, V., Haughton, P. & Shannon, P., 11 Dec 2018, In : Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems. 20

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submarine landslide
retrogression
slope stability
sediment core
landslide

Quaternary landscape evolution of the Helmand Basin, Afghanistan: Insights from staircase terraces, deltas, and paleoshorelines using high-resolution remote sensing analysis

Evenstar, L. A., Sparks, R. S. J., Cooper, F. J. & Lawton, M. N., 15 Jun 2018, In : Geomorphology. 311, p. 37-50 14 p.

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landscape evolution
terrace
remote sensing
basin
shoreline

Rainfall variability over Malawi during the late nineteenth century

Nash, D., Pribyl, K., Endfield, G. H., Klein, J. & Adamson, G., 11 Jan 2018, In : International Journal of Climatology. S1, p. e629-e642 14 p.

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nineteenth century
rainfall
drought
chronology
teleconnection

Reconstructing the sediment concentration of a giant submarine gravity flow

Stevenson, C., Feldens, P., Georgiopoulou, A., Schӧnke, M., Krastel, S., Piper, D., Lindhorst, K. & Mosher, D., 5 Jul 2018, In : Nature Communications. 9, 2616.

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gravity flow
sediment
submarine canyon
cable
planet

Rheological considerations for the modelling of submarine sliding at Rockall Bank, NE Atlantic Ocean

Salmanidou, D. M., Georgiopoulou, A., Guillas, S. & Dias, F., 14 Feb 2018, In : Physics of Fluids. 30, 3, 030705.

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Atlantic Ocean
landslides
sliding
rheology
kinematics

Sediment structure and physicochemical changes following tidal inundation at a large open coast managed realignment site

Dale, J., Cundy, A., Spencer, K. L., Carr, S. J., Croudace, I., Burgess, H. & Nash, D., 28 Dec 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 660, p. 1419-1432 14 p.

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managed realignment
Coastal zones
Sediments
coast
Land use

The evolution of embryonic creek systems in a recently inundated large open coast managed realignment site

Dale, J., Burgess, H., Burnside, N., Kilkie, P., Nash, D. & Cundy, A., 2 May 2018, In : Anthropocene Coasts. 1, 1, p. 16-33 18 p.

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managed realignment
coast
DGPS
intertidal environment
drainage
2017

A global multiproxy database for temperature reconstructions of the Common Era

PAGES2k Consortium & Nash, D., 11 Jul 2017, In : Scientific Data. 4

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speleothem
temperature
ocean basin
coral
surface temperature

Assessing the calorific significance of episodes of human cannibalism in the Palaeolithic

Cole, J., 6 Apr 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7

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cannibalism
Paleolithic
fauna

From side to side: Symmetry in handaxes in the British Lower and Middle Palaeolithic

McNabb, J., Cole, J. & Hoggard, C., 21 Nov 2017, In : Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 17, p. 293-310 18 p.

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Paleolithic
symmetry
methodology
ancestry
photograph

Geochemical survey and evaluation excavations at Alderley Edge: recognising anthropogenic signatures within a mining site-scape

Carey, C. & Moles, N., 2 Feb 2017, In : Archaeological Prospection. 24, 3, p. 225-244 20 p.

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geochemical survey
excavation
anomaly
taphonomy
evaluation

Heat treatment as a universal technical solution for silcrete use? A comparison between silcrete from the Western Cape (South Africa) and the Kalahari (Botswana)

Schmidt, P., Nash, D., Coulson, S., Goden, M. & Awcock, G., 19 Jul 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 7, p. 1-26 26 p.

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silcrete
Mesolithic
comparison
Africa
coastal zone

Late Quaternary coastal evolution and aeolian sedimentation in the tectonically-active southern Atacama Desert, Chile

Nash, D., Bateman, M., Bullard, J. & Latorre, C., 21 Nov 2017, In : Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 490, p. 546-562 17 p.

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coastal evolution
dune
desert
sedimentation
thin section

Less of a bird’s song than a hard rock ensemble

Hosfield, R., Cole, J. & McNabb, J., 1 Nov 2017, In : Evolutionary Anthropology.

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hard rock
song
bird
Stone Age
cultural landscape

New Approaches to Mapping and Managing the Palaeochannel Resources in the Light of Future Environmental Change: A Case Study from the Trent Valley UK

Stein, S., Malone, S., Knight, D., Howard, A. & Carey, C., 30 May 2017, In : The Historic Environment: Policy & Practice. 8, 2, p. 113-124 12 p.

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environmental change
catchment
Site of Special Scientific Interest
valley
vegetation history

The West Water Formation (Hualapai Plateau, Arizona, USA) as a calcrete-paleosol sequence, and its implications for the Paleogene-Neogene evolution of the southwestern Colorado Plateau

Hill, C., Polyak, V., Nash, D., Asmerom, Y. & Provencio, P., 2 May 2017, In : Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology. 479, p. 146-163 18 p.

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calcrete
formation water
paleosol
Paleogene
Neogene

Using geoarchaeological deposit modelling as a framework for archaeological evaluation and mitigation in alluvial environments

Carey, C., Howard, A., Jackson, R. & Brown, A., 14 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports. 11, p. 658-673 16 p.

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mitigation
modeling
geophysical survey
radiocarbon dating
lidar
2016

African hydroclimatic variability during the last 2000 years

Nash, D., De Cort, G., Chase, B., Verschuren, D., Nicholson, S., Shanahan, T., Asrat, A., Lezine, A-M. & Grab, S., 11 Nov 2016, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 154, p. 1-22 22 p.

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Little Ice Age
Medieval
resource availability
warming
desert

Climate, history, society over the last millennium in southeast Africa

Hannaford, M. J. & Nash, D., 11 Mar 2016, In : Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change. 7, 3, p. 370-392 23 p.

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climate
history
Africa
society
vulnerability

Distinguishing pedogenic and non-pedogenic silcretes in the landscape and geological record

Ullyott, J. & Nash, D., 3 Apr 2016, In : Proceedings of the Geologists Association.

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silcrete
geological record
duricrust
micromorphology
silicification

Environmental legacy of 19th century lead mining and mineral processing at the Newtownards Lead Mines

Moles, N., Kelly, M. & Smyth, D., 4 Apr 2016, In : Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland. 15, p. 41-53 13 p.

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mineral processing
tailings
hazard
recreational activity
abandoned mine

Going the distance: mapping mobility in the Kalahari Desert during the Middle Stone Age through multi-site geochemical provenancing of silcrete artefacts

Nash, D., Coulson, S., Staurset, S., Ullyott, J., Babutsi, M. & Smith, M., 13 Jun 2016, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 96, p. 113-133 21 p.

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silcrete
Mesolithic
artifact
desert
import

Micromorphology of diamicton affected by iceberg-keel scouring, Scoresby Sund, East Greenland

Linch, L. & Dowdeswell, J., 18 Oct 2016, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 152, p. 169-196 28 p.

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diamicton
micromorphology
iceberg
scour
seafloor
2015

Micromorphology of ice keel scour in pebbly sandy mud and fine-grained sands: Scarborough Bluffs, Ontario, Canada

Linch, L. & van der Meer, J. J. M., 1 Jan 2015, In : Sedimentology. 62, 1, p. 110-129 20 p.

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micromorphology
scour
mud
ice
sand
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forest clearance
Bronze Age
tin
charcoal
alluvial deposit

Tropical cyclone activity over Madagascar during the late nineteenth century

Nash, D., Pribyl, K., Klein, J., Endfield, G., Kniveton, D. & Adamson, G., 4 Sep 2015, In : International Journal of Climatology. 35, 11, p. 3249-3261 13 p.

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tropical cyclone
nineteenth century
storm damage
damage
natural hazard
2013

Continental-scale temperature variability during the past two millennia

PAGES 2k Consortium & Nash, D., 21 Apr 2013, In : Nature Geoscience. 6, p. 339-346 8 p.

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cooling
Medieval Warm Period
eighteenth century
temperature
regional pattern

Metripol birefringence imaging of unconsolidated glaciotectonized and ice keel scoured sediments: identification of unistrial plasmic fabric

Linch, L. & van der Meer, J. J. M., 1 Jan 2013, In : Boreas.

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birefringence
ice
sediment
azimuth
anisotropy

Temperature variability over Africa during the last 2000 years

Nicholson, S., Nash, D., Chase, B., Grab, S., Shanahan, T., Verschuren, D., Asrat, A., Lezine, A-M. & Umer, M., 31 Mar 2013, In : Holocene. 23, 8, p. 1085-1094 10 p.

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Medieval
anomaly
climate
temperature
warming

Three-dimensional geological modelling of anthropogenic deposits at small urban sites: a case study from Sheepcote Valley, Brighton, UK

Tame, C., Cundy, A., Royse, K. R., Smith, M. & Moles, N., 15 Nov 2013, In : Journal of Environmental Management. 129, p. 628-634 7 p.

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2012

Micromorphology of iceberg scour in clays: Glacial Lake Agassiz, Manitoba, Canada

Linch, L., van der Meer, J. J. M. & Menzies, J., 8 Nov 2012, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 55, p. 125-144 20 p.

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2010

"A sky of brass and burning winds": documentary evidence of rainfall variability in the Kingdom of Lesotho, Southern Africa, 1824 - 1900

Nash, D. & Grab, S. W., 2010, In : Climatic Change. 101, 3-4, p. 617-653 37 p.

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brass
rainfall
climate
chronology
drought

Documentary evidence of climate variability during cold seasons in Lesotho, southern Africa, 1833 - 1900

Grab, S. W. & Nash, D., 2010, In : Climate Dynamics. 34, 4, p. 473-499 27 p.

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climate
chronology
documentary source
polar front
winter

Evidence for early Bronze Age tin and gold extraction in the Mourne Mountains, County Down

Warner, R., Moles, N. & Chapman, R., 1 Jan 2010, In : Journal of the Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland. 10, p. 29-36 8 p.

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bronze
Bronze Age
tin
alluvial deposit
gold

The Mournes: a source of early Bronze Age tin and gold

Warner, R., Moles, N., Chapman, R. & Cahill, M., 1 Jan 2010, In : Archaeology Ireland. 24, 4

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2009

The gold source found at last?

Warner, R., Chapman, R., Cahill, M. & Moles, N., 1 Jan 2009, In : Archaeology Ireland. 23, 2, p. 22-25 4 p.

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2006

Holocene environmental change in the Okavango Panhandle, northwest Botswana

Nash, D., Meadows, M. E. & Gulliver, V. L., Jun 2006, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 25, 11-12, p. 1302-1322 21 p.

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carbon isotope
environmental change
stable isotope
Holocene
marine record

Microchemical characterisation of natural gold and artefact gold as a tool for provenancing prehistoric gold artefacts: a case study in Ireland

Chapman, R. J., Leake, R. C., Warner, R. A., Cahill, M. C., Moles, N., Shell, C. A. & Taylor, J. J., Jun 2006, In : Applied geochemistry. 21, 6, p. 904-918 15 p.

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Bronze Age
artifact
gold
Iron Age
bronze
2004

Dispersion of cerussite-rich tailings and plant uptake of heavy metals at historical lead mines near Newtownards, Northern Ireland

Moles, N., Smyth, D., Maher, C. E., Beattie, E., Kerr, K. & Kelly, M., Apr 2004, In : Applied Earth Science (Trans. IMM B). 113, 1, p. 21-30 10 p.

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cerussite
tailings
heavy metal
bioavailability
soil
2003

Replacement and authigenic mineralogy of metal contaminants in stream and estuarine sediments at Newtownards, Northern Ireland

Moles, N., Betz, S. M., McCready, A. J. & Murphy, P. J., Apr 2003, In : Mineralogical Magazine. 67, 2, p. 305-324 20 p.

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estuarine sediment
fluvial deposit
canal
mineralogy
replacement

Rock'n'rain: the basis of Burren's biodiversity

Moles, N. & Moles, R. T., 2003, In : Earth Heritage. 20, p. 12-13 2 p.

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The impact of environmental factors on the distribution of plant species in a Burren grassland patch: implications for conservation

Moles, R. T., Hayes, K., O'Regan, B. & Moles, N., Oct 2003, In : Biology and Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy. 103B, 3, p. 139-145 7 p.

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environmental factor
grassland
vegetation
mass movement
angiosperm