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Research Output 2002 2019

2019
heavy mineral
gold
geochemistry
sediment
mineralization
2018

Andradite and magnetite in contact-metamorphosed Chalk near Portmuck, Islandmagee, County Antrim

Moles, N., 1 Nov 2018, In : Journal of the Russell Society. 21, p. 21-26 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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andradite
chalk
dike
magnetite
flint
2017

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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geochemical survey
excavation
anomaly
taphonomy
evaluation
2016

A natural laboratory for critical metals investigations in the Mourne Mountains granites

Moore, K., Moles, N. & Lusty, P., 5 Oct 2016, Unearthed: impacts of the Tellus surveys of the north of Ireland. Young, M. E. (ed.). Dublin, Ireland, p. 119-128 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapterResearchpeer-review

mountain
metal
niobium
environmental fate
fluvial deposit

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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mineral processing
tailings
hazard
recreational activity
abandoned mine
2015
Open Access
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forest clearance
Bronze Age
tin
charcoal
alluvial deposit
2014

Abundant sulphate in the Neoproterozoic ocean: implications of constant δ 34S of barite in the Aberfeldy SEDEX deposits, Scottish Dalradian

Moles, N. (ed.), Boyce, A. (ed.) & Fallick, A. (ed.), 3 Jan 2014, London, UK. 24 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook - editedResearch

Dalradian
barite
sulfate
ocean
seawater
2013

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2012

Alluvial occurrences of fergusonite and gadolinite in the Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland

Moles, N. & Tindle, A., 1 Dec 2012, In : Journal of the Russell Society. 14, p. 23-25 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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mountain
mineral
alluvial deposit
rare earth element

Tungsten and bismuth minerals, including russellite, within greisen veins in the western Mourne Mountains, Northern Ireland

Moles, N. & Tindle, A., 1 Dec 2012, In : Journal of the Russell Society. 15, p. 40-48 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

greisen
bismuth
tungsten
mountain
mineral
2010

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2008

Identification and mapping of heavy metal pollution in soils of a sports ground in Galway City, Ireland, using a portable XRF analyser and GIS

Carr, R., Zhang, C., Moles, N. & Harder, M., 2008, In : Environmental Geochemistry and Health. 30, 1, p. 45-52 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

X-ray fluorescence
sport
topsoil
heavy metal
pollution
2007

Characterisation of rotary kiln residues from the pyrolysis of shredder residues: issues with lead

Forton, O. T., McGrady, L., Singh, M. M., Taylor, E. R. M., Moles, N. & Harder, M., May 2007, In : Journal of Analytical and Applied Pyrolosis. 79, 1-2, p. 395-402 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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2006

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bronze Age
artifact
gold
Iron Age
bronze

Value from shredder waste: ongoing limitations in the UK

Forton, O. T., Harder, M. & Moles, N., Jan 2006, In : Resources, Conservation and Recycling. 46, 1, p. 104-113 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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recycling
landfill
legislation
metal
directive
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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

cerussite
tailings
heavy metal
bioavailability
soil

Geodiversity as an explanation for biodiversity in the Burren National Park

Moles, N. & Moles, R. T., 2004, Natural and cultural landscapes: the geological foundation: proceedings of a conference, 9-11 September 2002, Dublin Castle, Ireland. Parkes, M. A. (ed.). Dublin, Ireland, p. 61-64 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference proceeding with ISSN or ISBNChapterResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

environmental factor
grassland
vegetation
mass movement
angiosperm
2002

Influence of geology, glacial processes and land use on soil composition and Quaternary landscape evolution in The Burren National Park, Ireland

Moles, N. & Moles, R. T., May 2002, In : CATENA. 47, 4, p. 291-321 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

landscape evolution
national park
geology
shale
land use