Dr Eugene Farrell

Ph.D

Contact Details

Lecturer & Researcher
Geography
University Road
NUI Galway
Ireland
T: + 353 91 494336
E: eugene.farrell@nuigalway.ie
@DoctorDune (link using: https://twitter.com/DoctorDune)
 
researcher
 

Biography

Dr. Eugene J. Farrell (@DoctorDune) is a fulltime, permanent Lecturer in the Discipline of Geography in the College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Celtic Studies in National University Ireland Galway. He joined the University in August 2012. He is the instructor for physical geography modules in the BA (undergraduate) and MSc (postgraduate) degree programmes. He directs the new taught MSc programme ‘Coastal and Marine Environments: physical processes, policy’.

Dr. Farrell completed the Earth Science Bachelor of Science (BSc hons.) programme at University College Cork (1991-1995) and the Masters of Science (MS) programme in Geography during his tenure at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA (1995-1998). Following these he worked in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in the California real estate industry for four years (1998-2002) mapping natural and environmental hazards. He moved to Italy in 2003 to work at the Università degli Studi di Firenze on coastal research and management projects along the Tuscany coastline. He completed the doctoral programme (PhD) in Geography at Texas A&M University, USA (2006-2012). During this time period he was a National Science Foundation (NSF) fellow and visiting scholar at James Cook University, Queensland, Australia.  In January 2012 he was appointed Postdoctoral Associate at the Institute of Marine and Coastal Science, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (USA).  

Dr. Farrell is part of the European Marine Board (EMB) Working Group on ‘Coastal Resilience’. The EMB is the leading European think tank in marine science policy focused on advancing marine research and bridging the gap between science and policy. The Working Group is tasked with writing a position paper during 2021 to provide an overview of the current state of the art in methods and tools for coastal resilience and identify knowledge gaps for future challenges. The research will inform EU policy and promote science-based decision making in coastal conservation, restoration, habitat and biodiversity management.



CURRENT POSITIONS
Lecturer, Discipline of Geography, National University Ireland Galway
Director, MSc Programme 'Coastal and Marine Environments: Physical Processes, Policy and Practice'
President, Irish Geomorphology Group
Principal Investigator, Centre for Ocean Research & Exploration (COREx), Ryan Institute, National University Ireland Galway
Working Group: European Marine Board 'Coastal Resilience'


Research Interests

(1) Response - recovery patterns of nearshore-beach-dune systems to storms 
(2) Coastal resilience
(3) Climate adaptation in coastal planning and governance
(4) Nature-based solutions for coastal management
(5) Links between aeolian processes and dune landforms
(6) Source-to-sink: linking catchment dynamics with coastal and marine environments
(7) Geomorphology: public outreach, education, civic engagement and crowd sourcing
(8) Remote sensing technology (UAV; EO) in coastal environments 


POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION:

Current Postgraduate Students (PhD):
Andi Egon, Civil Engineering (co-supervisor, Doctoral)
Daithi Maguire, Geography (supervisor, Doctoral)

Current Postgraduate Students (MSc):
2021 Thomas Whitty

Previous Postgraduate Students (MSc):
2020 Emily Rick
2020 James Egan
2019 Ms Rachel Smith
2019 Mr Jack Workman
2018 Ms Niamh Connolly
2018 Ms Harriet Dundon
2017 Ms Alix Scullion
2017 Mr Felim O’Toole
2016 Mr Daithi Maguire
2015 Mr Christopher Tighe

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS:

Current postdoctoral researchers:
Dr. Glen Smith 

Previous postdoctoral researchers:
Dr Siddhi Joshi

HOSTED VISITORS: 
2021 Dr Jennifer Jones, East Carolina University, USA
2017 Dr Gema Casal, Geological Survey Ireland
2017 Dr. María Angeles Piñeiro, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2017 Ms Carla Garcia, University of Girona, Spain
2016 Prof. Patrick Belmont, Utah State University, USA
2015 Mr Yuri Barbour, Science Without Borders, Brazil
2014 Mr Bryan Finneran (UG) Cornell University, USA


Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2021) '(Accepted) Policy coherence for climate change adaptation at the land-sea interface in Ireland'
Smith, G., LeTissier, M., O’Hagan, A.M., Farrell, E.J. (2021) '(Accepted) Policy coherence for climate change adaptation at the land-sea interface in Ireland'. Planning Practice and Research, [Details]
(2020) '(Submitted) Towards just transitions in the coastal zone: An emerging research agenda'
Heidkamp et al. (2020) '(Submitted) Towards just transitions in the coastal zone: An emerging research agenda'. Regional Studies, [Details]
(2019) 'Aeolian Ripple Migration and Associated Creep Transport Rates'
Sherman, D.J., Zhang, P., Martin, R.L., Ellis, J.T., Kok, J.F., Farrell, E.J., and Li, B. (2019) 'Aeolian Ripple Migration and Associated Creep Transport Rates'. Geosciences, [Details]
(2019) 'Historic and contemporary dune inventories to assess dune vulnerability to climate change impacts'
Farrell, E.F. and Connolly, N (2019) 'Historic and contemporary dune inventories to assess dune vulnerability to climate change impacts'. Irish Geography, [Details]
(2019) 'The future geomorphic landscape in Ireland'
Farrell, E.J. and Bourke, M. (2019) 'The future geomorphic landscape in Ireland'. Irish Geography, [Details]
(2017) 'Longshore sediment transport and foreshore change in the swash zone of an estuarine beach'
Jackson, N.L., Nordstrom, K.F., Farrell, E.J. (2017) 'Longshore sediment transport and foreshore change in the swash zone of an estuarine beach'. Marine Geology, [Details]
(2016) 'Restoring Sediment to Compensate for Erosion of an Estuarine Shore'
Nordstrom K.F., Jackson N.L., Farrell E.J., Rafferty P., and Tengwall, C. (2016) 'Restoring Sediment to Compensate for Erosion of an Estuarine Shore'. Geomorphology, [Details]
(2016) 'The morphological response of foredunes at a breached barrier system to winter 2013/2014 storms on the southwest coast of Ireland'
Kandrot, S., Farrell, E.F., and Devoy, R.J.N. (2016) 'The morphological response of foredunes at a breached barrier system to winter 2013/2014 storms on the southwest coast of Ireland'. Earth Surface Processes And Landforms, [Details]
(2015) 'The fall velocity of sand grains in air: a review'
Farrell, E.J., and Sherman, D.J. (2015) 'The fall velocity of sand grains in air: a review'. Progress In Physical Geography, [Details]
(2015) 'Dynamics of sediment storage and release on aeolian dune slip faces: A field study in Jericoacoara, Brazil'
Pelletier J.D., Sherman D.J., Ellis J.T., Farrell E.J., Jackson N., Li B., Nordstrom K.F., Maia L.P., Omidyeganeh M. (2015) 'Dynamics of sediment storage and release on aeolian dune slip faces: A field study in Jericoacoara, Brazil'. Journal Of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2013) 'Estimates of the Schmidt Number for vertical flux distributions of wind-blown sand'
Farrell, E.J. and Sherman, D.J. (2013) 'Estimates of the Schmidt Number for vertical flux distributions of wind-blown sand'. Journal Of Coastal Research, (Special Issue No. 65) [Details]
(2013) 'Characterization of aeolian streamers using time-average videography'
Sherman, D.J.; Houser, C.; Ellis, J.T.; Farrell, E.J.; Li, B.; Maia, L.P. (2013) 'Characterization of aeolian streamers using time-average videography'. Journal Of Coastal Research, (Special Issue No. 65) [Details]
(2012) 'Temporal and spatial variability of aeolian sand transport: implications for field measurements'
Ellis, J.T., Sherman, D.J., Farrell, E.J., and Li, B. (2012) 'Temporal and spatial variability of aeolian sand transport: implications for field measurements'. Aeolian Research, (3):379-387 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'Vertical distribution of grain size for wind blown sand'
Farrell, E.J., D.J. Sherman, Ellis, J., and B.Li. (2012) 'Vertical distribution of grain size for wind blown sand'. Aeolian Research, 7 :51-61 [DOI] [Details]
(2012) 'Recalibrating aeolian sand transport models'
Sherman, D.J., B. Li, Ellis, J.E., Farrell, E.J., Maia, L.P., Granja, H (2012) 'Recalibrating aeolian sand transport models'. Earth Surface Processes And Landforms, [DOI] [Details]
(2011) 'Measuring Aeolian Saltation: A Comparison of Sensors'
Sherman, D.J., B. Li, Farrell, E.J., Ellis, J.E., Cox, W.D., Maia, L.P. (2011) 'Measuring Aeolian Saltation: A Comparison of Sensors'. Journal Of Coastal Research, [Details]
(2010) 'Variability of the apparent von Kármán parameter during aeolian saltation'
Li, B., D.J. Sherman, D.J., Farrell, E.J., and J.T. Ellis (2010) 'Variability of the apparent von Kármán parameter during aeolian saltation'. Geophysical Research Letters, 37 (L15404) [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'Benchmarking the war against global warming'
Sherman, D.J., S. Quiring, B. Li, and E.J. Farrell (2010) 'Benchmarking the war against global warming'. Annals Of The Association Of American Geographers, 100 (4):1013-1024 [DOI] [Details]
(2010) 'Protocols for characterizing aeolian mass- flux profiles'
Ellis, J.T., B. Li, E.J. Farrell, and D.J. Sherman (2010) 'Protocols for characterizing aeolian mass- flux profiles'. Aeolian Research, 1 :19-26 [Details]
(2009) 'Aeolian saltation at Esposende beach'
Li, B., H. Granja, E.J Farrell, J.T. Ellis, and D.J. Sherman (2009) 'Aeolian saltation at Esposende beach'. Journal Of Coastal Research, (Special Issue 56):327-331 [Details]
(2009) 'Wave transformation across a rock platform, Belinho, Portugal'
Farrell, E.J., H. Granja, L. Cappietti, J.T. Ellis, B. Li, and D.J. Sherman (2009) 'Wave transformation across a rock platform, Belinho, Portugal'. Journal Of Coastal Research, (Special Issue 56):44-48 [Details]
(2008) 'Aerodynamic roughness lengths over moveable beds: comparison of wind tunnel and field data'
Sherman, D.J., and Farrell, E.J. (2008) 'Aerodynamic roughness lengths over moveable beds: comparison of wind tunnel and field data'. Journal Of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface, 111 (F02S08) [DOI] [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2018) 'Physical Oceanographic Drivers of Geomorphology of Rhodolith/Maerl Beds in Galway Bay'
Joshi S. and Farrell E.J. (2018) 'Physical Oceanographic Drivers of Geomorphology of Rhodolith/Maerl Beds in Galway Bay' In: Seafloor Geomorphology as Benthic Habitat. Sydney: Elsevier. [Details]
(2016) 'Aeolian – sediment transport'
Farrell E.J. and Swann C.S. (2016) 'Aeolian – sediment transport' In: Geomorphological Techniques. BSG: British Society of Geomorphology. [Details]
(2014) 'Tsunami Case Studies'
Farrell E. and Hickey K.R. (2014) 'Tsunami Case Studies' In: Hazards and Disasters Series: Coastal and Marine Hazards, Risks, and Disasters. California: California Press. [Details]
(1998) 'Natural Hazards'
Sherman, D.J., Farrell, E.J., Ridland, M., and Wang, J. (1998) 'Natural Hazards' In: Atlas of Southern California: Volume 2. Southern California Studies Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles. USC: USC. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2020) Civil Engineering Research Ireland (CERI) 2020
Egon A, Iglesias G, Farrell E, Nash S (2020) High resolution hydrodynamic model of Brandon Bay' Civil Engineering Research Ireland (CERI) 2020 [Details]
(2014) Conference of Irish Geographers (2014), University College Dublin, Ireland
Farrell, E.J., Lynch, K., Corbett, J., Logan, J., Miller, A., Murphy, M., Fahy, F., Morley, T., and Reilly, K. (2014) I Like Beaches: A University community knowledge initiative (CKI) to promote civic engagement Conference of Irish Geographers (2014), University College Dublin, Ireland [Details]
(2014) Conference of Irish Geographers (2014), University College Dublin, Ireland
Farrell, E.F., and Sherman, D.J. (2014) Using the Rouse Concentration Model to to represent vertical flux profiles of wind blown sand Conference of Irish Geographers (2014), University College Dublin, Ireland [Details]
(2014) Conference of Irish Geographers (2014), University College Dublin, Ireland
Farrell, E.J., Lynch, K., Corbett, J., Logan, J., Miller, A., Murphy, M., Fahy, F., Morley, T., and Reilly, K. (2014) I Like Beaches: A University community knowledge initiative (CKI) to promote civic engagement Conference of Irish Geographers (2014), University College Dublin, Ireland [Details]
(2003) MedCoast ’03: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment. Ankara, MEDCOAST
Pranzini, E., Farrell., E.J., and Steinhardt, S (2003) Use of a reflective groin in a pocket beach MedCoast ’03: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment. Ankara, MEDCOAST , pp.1741-1752 [Details]
(2003) MedCoast ’03: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment. Ankara, MEDCOAST
Cappietti, L., Cammelli, C., Farrell, E.J., Ferri, S., Aminti, P., and Pranzini, E. (2003) A case of updrift erosion induced by a harbour breakwater MedCoast ’03: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment. Ankara, MEDCOAST , pp.1707-1718 [Details]
(2003) MedCoast ’03: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment. Ankara, MEDCOAST
Farrell, E.J. and Sherman, D.J (2003) Process-scaling issues for aeolian transport modeling in field and wind tunnel experiments: roughness length and mass flux distributions MedCoast ’03: Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment. Ankara, MEDCOAST , pp.1457-1468 [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2021) (Submitted) Building Coastal and Marine Resilience in Ireland.
Farrell, E.J, Smith, G., O Hagan, A.M., LeTissier, M (2021) (Submitted) Building Coastal and Marine Resilience in Ireland. EPA Ireland, EPA & Marine Institute Funded. [Details]
(2021) From Source to Sink: Responses of a Coastal Catchment to Large-scale Changes (Golden Strand Catchment, Achill Island, County Mayo). EPA Ireland.
Farrell,E.J., Bourke,M., Henry,T., Kindermann, G., Lynch,K., Morley,T., O’Dwyer,B., O’Sullivan,J., and Turner, J. (2021) From Source to Sink: Responses of a Coastal Catchment to Large-scale Changes (Golden Strand Catchment, Achill Island, County Mayo). EPA Ireland. EPA Ireland, Ireland. [Details]
(2016) Evaluation of the Effects of a Demonstration Project for Restoring Bayside Sediment Processes at Sailors Haven Marina. Natural Resource Report NPS/FIIS/NRR—2016/1309.
Nordstrom, K.F., Jackson, N.L., and Farrell, E.J. (2016) Evaluation of the Effects of a Demonstration Project for Restoring Bayside Sediment Processes at Sailors Haven Marina. Natural Resource Report NPS/FIIS/NRR—2016/1309. National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, Natural Resource Stewardship and Science, USA. [Details]
(2013) Sustainable Water Network (SWAN), Ireland. Integrated Coastal Zone Management in Ireland - Meeting Water Framework Directive and Marine Strategy Framework Directive targets for Ireland’s transitional and coastal waters through implementation of Integrated Coastal Zone Management.
O’Mahony, C., S., Köpke, Twomey, S., O’Hagan, A.M, Farrell, E.J., and Gault, J. (2013) Sustainable Water Network (SWAN), Ireland. Integrated Coastal Zone Management in Ireland - Meeting Water Framework Directive and Marine Strategy Framework Directive targets for Ireland’s transitional and coastal waters through implementation of Integrated Coastal Zone Management. Available online, The Sustainable Water Network (SWAN) Ireland. [Details]

Media - Community Engagement

  Year Publication
(2021) Newspaper (Maritime Ireland Diary by Tom MacSweeney). Brandon Bay becoming a hub for coastal science.
Farrell, E.J. (2021) Newspaper (Maritime Ireland Diary by Tom MacSweeney). Brandon Bay becoming a hub for coastal science. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2021) Newspaper (Irish Times). Michael Viney Another Life series: Ireland’s saltmarshes could vanish as sea level rises.
Farrell, E.J. (2021) Newspaper (Irish Times). Michael Viney Another Life series: Ireland’s saltmarshes could vanish as sea level rises. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2020) Newspaper (Irish Examiner). Kerry study aims to measure storm impacts.
Farrell, E.J. (2020) Newspaper (Irish Examiner). Kerry study aims to measure storm impacts. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2020) Newspaper (The Kerryman). Wave monitoring buoy to help scientists plot Maharees erosion.
Farrell, E.J. (2020) Newspaper (The Kerryman). Wave monitoring buoy to help scientists plot Maharees erosion. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2020) Newspaper (Irish Examiner). Special Report: Voluntary groups need State support to turn back tide of coastal erosion.
Farrell, E.J. (2020) Newspaper (Irish Examiner). Special Report: Voluntary groups need State support to turn back tide of coastal erosion. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2020) Newspaper (Irish Examiner). Special Report: How one man and his dog started an environmental movement in Cork.
Farrell, E.J. (2020) Newspaper (Irish Examiner). Special Report: How one man and his dog started an environmental movement in Cork. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2019) Newspaper (Farming Independent). Part of the farm will be flooded and eaten away in 20 years.
Farrell, E.J. (2019) Newspaper (Farming Independent). Part of the farm will be flooded and eaten away in 20 years. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2019) TV (RTE) Eco Eye 17: ‘The Living Beach’.
Farrell, E.J. (2019) TV (RTE) Eco Eye 17: ‘The Living Beach’. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2019) TEDX Galway - Communities at war against climate change.
Farrell, E.J. (2019) TEDX Galway - Communities at war against climate change. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2018) New Scientist: 'Let the boulders fall where they may'.
Farrell, E.J. (2018) New Scientist: 'Let the boulders fall where they may'. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2017) Newspaper (Irish Examiner): 'Irish beaches scourged by plastic'.
Farrell, E.J. (2017) Newspaper (Irish Examiner): 'Irish beaches scourged by plastic'. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2017) Newspaper (The Guardian): 'It gives people hope': born-again Irish beach captures world's attention.
Farrell, E.J. and Lynch, K. (2017) Newspaper (The Guardian): 'It gives people hope': born-again Irish beach captures world's attention. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2017) Newspaper (The Examiner). Galway hosts conference on climate change research.
Morley, A.M. and Farrell, E.J. (2017) Newspaper (The Examiner). Galway hosts conference on climate change research. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2017) Newspaper (Connacht Tribune). NUIG symposium to debate extreme weather events.
Morley, A.M. and Farrell, E.J. (2017) Newspaper (Connacht Tribune). NUIG symposium to debate extreme weather events. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2017) Newspaper (The Kerryman). Maharees at the cutting edge of erosion research.
Farrell, E.J. (2017) Newspaper (The Kerryman). Maharees at the cutting edge of erosion research. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2017) Radio (RTE Drivetime). Researching extreme weather events in Ireland.
Farrell, E.J. and Morley, A.M. (2017) Radio (RTE Drivetime). Researching extreme weather events in Ireland. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2017) Newspaper (The Irish Times). More research needed to predict extreme weather events.
Morley, A.M. and Farrell, E.J. (2017) Newspaper (The Irish Times). More research needed to predict extreme weather events. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2017) Newspaper (Kerry's Eye). Where's all the sand gone?.
Farrell, E.J. (2017) Newspaper (Kerry's Eye). Where's all the sand gone?. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2017) Newspaper (The Kerryman). Grassroots battle to save the Maharees.
Farrell, E.J. (2017) Newspaper (The Kerryman). Grassroots battle to save the Maharees. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2017) Radio (Radio Kerry). Where's the sand in the Maharees?.
Farrell, E.J. (2017) Radio (Radio Kerry). Where's the sand in the Maharees?. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2017) Newspaper (The Guardian). 'It gives people hope': born-again Irish beach captures world's attention.
Farrell, E.J. and Lynch, K.L. (2017) Newspaper (The Guardian). 'It gives people hope': born-again Irish beach captures world's attention. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2016) Newspaper (Galway Advertiser). NUI Galway and city council promote coastal and marine environments.
Farrell, E.J. (2016) Newspaper (Galway Advertiser). NUI Galway and city council promote coastal and marine environments. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2016) TV (TG4). Proposed extension of the Salthill Promenade, Galway.
Farrell, E.J. (2016) TV (TG4). Proposed extension of the Salthill Promenade, Galway. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2016) Newspaper (Connacht Tribune). Climate expert warns Salthill Promenade 'on last legs'.
Farrell, E.J. (2016) Newspaper (Connacht Tribune). Climate expert warns Salthill Promenade 'on last legs'. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2015) Newspaper (Connacht Tribune). Galway's researcher preparing for nature's assault on coastline.
Farrell, E.J. (2015) Newspaper (Connacht Tribune). Galway's researcher preparing for nature's assault on coastline. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2015) TV (RTE). Eco Eye 13 - Episode 8: 'Rising Tides'.
Farrell, E.J. (2015) TV (RTE). Eco Eye 13 - Episode 8: 'Rising Tides'. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2016) Public Seminar. Present and future challenges in coastal management: the steps ahead for The Maharees. Castlegregory (Co. Kerry).
Farrell, E.J., Lynch, K.L., Wilkes Orozco, S., and Castro Cambo, G. (2016) Public Seminar. Present and future challenges in coastal management: the steps ahead for The Maharees. Castlegregory (Co. Kerry). Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2016) Public Seminar. Challenges for Coastal Management in Ireland. Case Study: The Maharees, Castlegregory (Co. Kerry).
Farrell, E.J., Lynch, K.L., Wilkes Orozco, S., and Castro Cambo, G. (2016) Public Seminar. Challenges for Coastal Management in Ireland. Case Study: The Maharees, Castlegregory (Co. Kerry). Media - Community Engagement [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2015) Public Seminar. The 2013-2014 Winter Storms in Ireland. TULCA Festival of Visual Art, Galway November 2015.
Farrell, E.J. (2015) Public Seminar. The 2013-2014 Winter Storms in Ireland. TULCA Festival of Visual Art, Galway November 2015. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2015) Public Seminar. Will Galway drown if future climate change projections materialize? Pint of Science International Festival, Galway, Ireland.
Farrell, E.J. (2015) Public Seminar. Will Galway drown if future climate change projections materialize? Pint of Science International Festival, Galway, Ireland. Media - Community Engagement [Details]
(2014) Public Seminar. Beaches in Galway: Our Last Defence against Climate Change. Galway City Museum and National University Ireland Galway. Natural and Human Heritages Public Lectures.
Farrell, E.J. (2014) Public Seminar. Beaches in Galway: Our Last Defence against Climate Change. Galway City Museum and National University Ireland Galway. Natural and Human Heritages Public Lectures. Media - Community Engagement [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2021) Nature-based solutions in Ireland: moving from indentured communities of eco-engineers to operationalizing a national strategy. 52nd Conference of Irish Geographers, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
Farrell, E.J. (2021) Nature-based solutions in Ireland: moving from indentured communities of eco-engineers to operationalizing a national strategy. 52nd Conference of Irish Geographers, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2021) Policy coherence for climate change adaptation at the land-sea interface in Ireland. 52nd Conference of Irish Geographers, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland.
Smith, G; LeTissier, M; O'Hagan, A.M.; Farrell, E.J. (2021) Policy coherence for climate change adaptation at the land-sea interface in Ireland. 52nd Conference of Irish Geographers, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2019) Shoreline extraction from high definition SAR imagery. 51st Conference of Irish Geographers + 7th EUGEO Congress on the Geographies of Europe. Galway, Ireland.
Maguire, D. and Farrell, E.J. (2019) Shoreline extraction from high definition SAR imagery. 51st Conference of Irish Geographers + 7th EUGEO Congress on the Geographies of Europe. Galway, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2019) Enablers and barriers to build coastal community resilience. 51st Conference of Irish Geographers + 7th EUGEO Congress on the Geographies of Europe . Galway, Ireland.
Farrell, E.J. (2019) Enablers and barriers to build coastal community resilience. 51st Conference of Irish Geographers + 7th EUGEO Congress on the Geographies of Europe . Galway, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2018) An investigation of digital surface model accuracy from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones) within coastal environments. Sixth Irish Geomorphology Scientific Workshop, Ulster University, Coleraine, Northern Ireland.
Farrell, E.J. and Dundon, H (2018) An investigation of digital surface model accuracy from Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (drones) within coastal environments. Sixth Irish Geomorphology Scientific Workshop, Ulster University, Coleraine, Northern Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2018) Modelling maerl habitat dynamics in response to increased storminess. VI International Rhodolith Workshop. Roscoff, France.
Joshi, S., and Farrell, E.J. (2018) Modelling maerl habitat dynamics in response to increased storminess. VI International Rhodolith Workshop. Roscoff, France. Conference Paper [Details]
(2018) The application of satelliteborne remote sensors for monitoring coastal erosion and ecosystems in Ireland. European Geoscience Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.
Maguire, D., Farrell, E.J. (2018) The application of satelliteborne remote sensors for monitoring coastal erosion and ecosystems in Ireland. European Geoscience Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria. Conference Paper [Details]
(2018) The application of satellite-borne remote sensors for monitoring coastal erosion and ecosystems in Ireland. Applied Geological Remote Sensing Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.
Maguire, D. and Farrell, E.J. (2018) The application of satellite-borne remote sensors for monitoring coastal erosion and ecosystems in Ireland. Applied Geological Remote Sensing Conference, Lisbon, Portugal. Conference Paper [Details]
(2018) The challenges of protecting rural coastal communities from climate change impacts. A Case Study: Maharees Conservation Association CLG. 50th Conference of Irish Geographers, Maynooth, Ireland.
Farrell, E.J., Finn, M., Lynch, K.L., Carr, L. (2018) The challenges of protecting rural coastal communities from climate change impacts. A Case Study: Maharees Conservation Association CLG. 50th Conference of Irish Geographers, Maynooth, Ireland. Conference Paper [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2018) The application of satelliteborne remote sensors for monitoring coastal erosion and ecosystems in Ireland. 28th Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland.
Maguire, D. and Farrell, E.J. (2018) The application of satelliteborne remote sensors for monitoring coastal erosion and ecosystems in Ireland. 28th Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium, Cork Institute of Technology, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2017) Challenges of protecting rural coastal communities in Ireland. Sea, Land & Spirit, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland.
Farrell, E.J., Lynch, K.L., Wilkes Orozco, S., and Castro Cambo, G. (2017) Challenges of protecting rural coastal communities in Ireland. Sea, Land & Spirit, Dingle, Co. Kerry, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2017) The response and recovery of coastal beach-dune systems to storms. European Geoscience Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.
Farrell, E.J., Lynch, K.L., Wilkes Orozco, S., and Castro Cambo, G. (2017) The response and recovery of coastal beach-dune systems to storms. European Geoscience Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria. Conference Paper [Details]
(2017) The application of satellite borne remote sensors for monitoring coastal erosion and ecosystems in Ireland. Applied Geological Remote Sensing Conference, Lisbon, Portugal.
Maguire, D., Farrell, E.J. (2017) The application of satellite borne remote sensors for monitoring coastal erosion and ecosystems in Ireland. Applied Geological Remote Sensing Conference, Lisbon, Portugal. Conference Paper [Details]
(2017) The response and recovery of coastal beach-dune systems to storms. 49th Conference of Irish Geographers, UCC, Ireland.
Farrell, E.J., Lynch, K.L., Wilkes Orozco, S., and Castro Cambo, G. (2017) The response and recovery of coastal beach-dune systems to storms. 49th Conference of Irish Geographers, UCC, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2016) The Nature of Large-Scale Coherent Structures as a Source of Saltation Unsteadiness. ICAR IX conference. Mildura, Australia, 2016.
D. Sherman, B. Li, J. T. Ellis, E.J. Farrell, R. Davidson-Arnott, A. Baas, and C. Swann (2016) The Nature of Large-Scale Coherent Structures as a Source of Saltation Unsteadiness. ICAR IX conference. Mildura, Australia, 2016. Conference Paper [Details]
(2016) Linking micro-scale sediment exchange processes to meso-scale beach-dune behaviour in The Maharees, Co. Kerry.
Wilkes Orozco, S., Farrell, E.J., and Lynch, K.L. (2016) Linking micro-scale sediment exchange processes to meso-scale beach-dune behaviour in The Maharees, Co. Kerry. Conference Paper [Details]
(2015) The response and recovery of Irish beach-dune systems to storms. Third Irish Geomorphology Scientific Workshop, Geological Survey Ireland.
Farrell, E.J., Lynch, K.L., Wilkes Orozco, S., and Castro Cambo, G. (2015) The response and recovery of Irish beach-dune systems to storms. Third Irish Geomorphology Scientific Workshop, Geological Survey Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2015) The 2013/14 winter storms in Ireland. Windy Day Conference, University of Reading, UK.
Farrell, E.J., Lynch, K.L., Wilkes Orozco, S., and Castro Cambo, G. (2015) The 2013/14 winter storms in Ireland. Windy Day Conference, University of Reading, UK. Conference Paper [Details]
(2015) Post-Storm Recovery of Beach-Dune Systems in Ireland (The Maharees, Castlegregory, Co. Kerry). 47th Conference of Irish Geographers, Queens University Belfast, Ireland.
Farrell, E.F. and Lynch, K. (2015) Post-Storm Recovery of Beach-Dune Systems in Ireland (The Maharees, Castlegregory, Co. Kerry). 47th Conference of Irish Geographers, Queens University Belfast, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2015) The Winter Storms of 2013-2014: a window into Ireland’s future for coastal climate change. 47th Conference of Irish Geographers, Queens University Belfast, Ireland.
Farrell, E.J.Farrell, E.F., Kandrot, S., Morley, A., Lynch, K., and Finneran, B. (2015) The Winter Storms of 2013-2014: a window into Ireland’s future for coastal climate change. 47th Conference of Irish Geographers, Queens University Belfast, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2015) I Like Beaches: a public outreach and educational initiative. First Irish Geomorphology Scientific Workshop, Trinity College Dublin.
Farrell, E.J. (2015) I Like Beaches: a public outreach and educational initiative. First Irish Geomorphology Scientific Workshop, Trinity College Dublin. Conference Paper [Details]
(2014) Using the Rouse Concentration Model to Represent Vertical Flux Profiles of Wind Blown Sand. 46th Conference of Irish Geographers, Dublin, Ireland.
Farrell, E.J. and Sherman, D.J. (2014) Using the Rouse Concentration Model to Represent Vertical Flux Profiles of Wind Blown Sand. 46th Conference of Irish Geographers, Dublin, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2014) I Like Beaches: a student-led community knowledge research initiative. 46th Conference of Irish Geographers, Dublin, Ireland.
Farrell, E.J., Lynch, K., Byrne, S., Corbett, J., Logan, J., Miller, A., and Murphy, M. (2014) I Like Beaches: a student-led community knowledge research initiative. 46th Conference of Irish Geographers, Dublin, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2014) Using the Rouse Concentration Model to Represent Vertical Flux Profiles of Wind Blown Sand. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.
Farrell, E.J. and Sherman, D.J. (2014) Using the Rouse Concentration Model to Represent Vertical Flux Profiles of Wind Blown Sand. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria. Conference Paper [Details]
(2014) Estimates of the ß parameter (a form of the Schmidt Number) in the Rouse Number for vertical flux distributions of wind blown sand. 12th International Coastal Symposium, Plymouth, England.
Farrell, E.J. and Sherman, D.J. (2014) Estimates of the ß parameter (a form of the Schmidt Number) in the Rouse Number for vertical flux distributions of wind blown sand. 12th International Coastal Symposium, Plymouth, England. Conference Paper [Details]
(2014) Characterization of aeolian streamers using time-average videography. 12th International Coastal Symposium, Plymouth, England.
Sherman, D.J., Houser, C., Ellis, J.T., Farrell, E.J., Li, B., and Maia, L.P. (2014) Characterization of aeolian streamers using time-average videography. 12th International Coastal Symposium, Plymouth, England. Conference Paper [Details]
(2014) Land to sea: benchmarking for our future. First Irish Geomorphology Scientific Workshop, Trinity College Dublin.
Farrell, E.J. (2014) Land to sea: benchmarking for our future. First Irish Geomorphology Scientific Workshop, Trinity College Dublin. Conference Paper [Details]
(2013) Estimates of the Schmidt Number for vertical flux distributions of wind-blown sand. 45th Conference for Irish Geographers, Galway, Ireland.
Farrell, E.J. and Sherman, D.J. (2013) Estimates of the Schmidt Number for vertical flux distributions of wind-blown sand. 45th Conference for Irish Geographers, Galway, Ireland. Conference Paper [Details]
(2012) Mass flux profiles of wind blown sand: a review of laboratory, field and numerical studies. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York, USA.
Farrell, E.J. and Sherman, D.J. (2012) Mass flux profiles of wind blown sand: a review of laboratory, field and numerical studies. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, New York, USA. Conference Paper [Details]
(2011) Settling velocity of sand sized particles in air: a review. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, USA.
Farrell, E.J. and Sherman, D.J. (2011) Settling velocity of sand sized particles in air: a review. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, USA. Conference Paper [Details]
(2011) Recalibrating aeolian sand transport models. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, USA.
Ellis, J. T., Sherman, D. J., Li, B., and Farrell, E. J. (2011) Recalibrating aeolian sand transport models. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Seattle, USA. Conference Paper [Details]
(2011) Field calibration of aeolian sand transport models. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria.
Ellis, J. T., Sherman, D. J., Li, B., and Farrell, E. J. (2011) Field calibration of aeolian sand transport models. European Geosciences Union General Assembly, Vienna, Austria. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Horizontal variability of aeolian sand transport. The 7th International Conference for Aeolian Research, Santa Rosa, Argentina.
Ellis, J. T., Sherman, D. J., Farrell, E. J., and Li, B. (2010) Horizontal variability of aeolian sand transport. The 7th International Conference for Aeolian Research, Santa Rosa, Argentina. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Variability of apparent von Kármán parameter during aeolian saltation. The 7th International Conference for Aeolian Research, Santa Rosa, Argentina.
Li, B., Sherman, D. J., Farrell, E. J., and Ellis, J. T. (2010) Variability of apparent von Kármán parameter during aeolian saltation. The 7th International Conference for Aeolian Research, Santa Rosa, Argentina. Conference Paper [Details]
(2010) Horizontal variability of aeolian sand transport. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Washington DC, USA.
Ellis, J.T., Farrell, E.J. and Sherman, D.J. (2010) Horizontal variability of aeolian sand transport. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Washington DC, USA. Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) Wave transformation across a rock platform, Belinho, Portugal. 10th International Coastal Symposium, Lisbon, Portugal.
Farrell, E.J., Granja, H., Cappietti, L., Ellis, J.T., Li, B., and Sherman, D.J. (2009) Wave transformation across a rock platform, Belinho, Portugal. 10th International Coastal Symposium, Lisbon, Portugal. Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) Aeolian saltation at Esposende beach. 10th International Coastal Symposium, Lisbon, Portugal.
Li, B., Granja, H., Farrell, E.J., Ellis, J.T., and Sherman, D.J. (2009) Aeolian saltation at Esposende beach. 10th International Coastal Symposium, Lisbon, Portugal. Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) Aeolian saltation profiles: an evaluation of alternative methodologies and analyses. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Las Vegas, USA.
Ellis, J. T., Li, B., Farrell, E. J., Cox, W. D., and Sherman, D. J. (2009) Aeolian saltation profiles: an evaluation of alternative methodologies and analyses. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Las Vegas, USA. Conference Paper [Details]
(2009) Field evaluation of grain-scale aeolian saltation sensors. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Las Vegas, USA.
Li, B., Ellis, J. T., Farrell, E. J., Cox, W. D., and Sherman, D. J. (2009) Field evaluation of grain-scale aeolian saltation sensors. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Las Vegas, USA. Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Protocols for characterizing aeolian mass flux profiles. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Houston, USA.
Ellis, J.T., Sherman, D.J., Farrell, E.J., and Li, B. (2008) Protocols for characterizing aeolian mass flux profiles. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Houston, USA. Conference Paper [Details]
(2008) Characterizing the Vertical Distribution of Aeolian Saltation. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston, USA.
Li, B., Ellis, J. T., Farrell, E. J. and Sherman, D. J. (2008) Characterizing the Vertical Distribution of Aeolian Saltation. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, Boston, USA. Conference Paper [Details]
(2007) Process-scaling issues of saltation dynamics in wind tunnel and field environments. American Geosciences Union General Assembly, San Francisco, USA.
Farrell, E.J. and Sherman, D.J. (2007) Process-scaling issues of saltation dynamics in wind tunnel and field environments. American Geosciences Union General Assembly, San Francisco, USA. Conference Paper [Details]
(2007) Vertical mass-flux gradients in aeolian saltation. American Geosciences Union General Assembly, San Francisco, USA.
Sherman, D.J., Granja, H., Ellis J.T., Farrell, E.J., and Li, B. (2007) Vertical mass-flux gradients in aeolian saltation. American Geosciences Union General Assembly, San Francisco, USA. Conference Paper [Details]
(2007) Wind tunnel simulations of saltation: is close enough, good enough? Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, USA.
Farrell, E.J. and Sherman, D.J. (2007) Wind tunnel simulations of saltation: is close enough, good enough? Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, USA. Conference Paper [Details]
(2007) Vertical mass-flux gradients in aeolian saltation. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, USA.
Sherman, D.J., Granja, H., Ellis, J.T., Farrell, E.J., and Li, B. (2007) Vertical mass-flux gradients in aeolian saltation. Annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers, San Francisco, USA. Conference Paper [Details]
(2006) Using scaled models in aeolian geomorphology. Annual meeting of the Southwest Division of the Association of American Geographers, Norman (OK), USA.
Farrell, E.J. and Sherman, D.J. (2006) Using scaled models in aeolian geomorphology. Annual meeting of the Southwest Division of the Association of American Geographers, Norman (OK), USA. Conference Paper [Details]
(2003) Process-scaling issues for aeolian transport modeling in field and wind tunnel experiments: roughness length and mass flux distributions. The 6th International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment: Ravenna, Italy.
Farrell, E.J. and Sherman, D.J. (2003) Process-scaling issues for aeolian transport modeling in field and wind tunnel experiments: roughness length and mass flux distributions. The 6th International Conference on the Mediterranean Coastal Environment: Ravenna, Italy. Conference Paper [Details]

Electronic Publication

  Year Publication
(2020) 'How healthy Kerry sand dunes are worth €9 million a year' (RTÉ Brainstorm Opinion).
Farrell, E.J., Carr, L., Ó Fátharta, E., Bourke, M. (2020) 'How healthy Kerry sand dunes are worth €9 million a year' (RTÉ Brainstorm Opinion). Electronic Publication [Details]
(2018) 'We're at a critical juncture for coastal management in Ireland' (RTÉ Brainstorm Opinion).
Farrell, E.J. (2018) 'We're at a critical juncture for coastal management in Ireland' (RTÉ Brainstorm Opinion). Electronic Publication [Details]

Invited Seminars

  Year Publication
(2021) Enablers and barriers to building resilience: a coastal community perspective. Hazard, Risk and Disaster (HRD) Research Lecture Series 2020-21 at Bath Spa University.
Farrell, E.J. (2021) Enablers and barriers to building resilience: a coastal community perspective. Hazard, Risk and Disaster (HRD) Research Lecture Series 2020-21 at Bath Spa University. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2021) Implementing Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for Local Authorities. Natural Capital Ireland (Workshop): Climate Adaptation Strategies for Local Authorities.
Farrell, E.J. (2021) Implementing Nature-based Solutions (NbS) for Local Authorities. Natural Capital Ireland (Workshop): Climate Adaptation Strategies for Local Authorities. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2021) Nature-based Solutions (NbS) in Action. Climate Action Regional Office - Atlantic Seaboard North - Webinar series 'Nature Based Solutions for Coastal Communities'.
Farrell, E.J. (2021) Nature-based Solutions (NbS) in Action. Climate Action Regional Office - Atlantic Seaboard North - Webinar series 'Nature Based Solutions for Coastal Communities'. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2019) Enablers and barriers to resilience building (Keynote Session). Regional Studies Research Network: Exploring Sustainability Transitions in the Coastal Zone. Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Ireland.
Farrell, E.J. (2019) Enablers and barriers to resilience building (Keynote Session). Regional Studies Research Network: Exploring Sustainability Transitions in the Coastal Zone. Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Ireland. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2019) Coastal erosion and management. Galway Geological Association.
Eugene Farrell (2019) Coastal erosion and management. Galway Geological Association. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2018) The challenges of protecting coastal communities from climate change and human impacts. Cork Geological Association.
Farrell, E.J. (2018) The challenges of protecting coastal communities from climate change and human impacts. Cork Geological Association. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2016) Coastal management strategies in Galway: present and future challenges. Will the city drown? Galway Geological Association.
Farrell, E.J. (2016) Coastal management strategies in Galway: present and future challenges. Will the city drown? Galway Geological Association. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2015) Coastal storms, erosion and climate variability linkages: An Irish Perspective. University of Victoria, BC Canada.
Farrell, E.J. (2015) Coastal storms, erosion and climate variability linkages: An Irish Perspective. University of Victoria, BC Canada. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2015) Understanding coastal catchment response to climate change: linking bouncing sand grains, disappearing dunes and a wandering polar jet stream. University of Ulster Coleraine, Northern Ireland.
Farrell, E.J. (2015) Understanding coastal catchment response to climate change: linking bouncing sand grains, disappearing dunes and a wandering polar jet stream. University of Ulster Coleraine, Northern Ireland. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2014) Climate change and coastal flooding. Dublin City Council, Geographical Society of Ireland, and University College Dublin.
Farrell, E.J. (2014) Climate change and coastal flooding. Dublin City Council, Geographical Society of Ireland, and University College Dublin. Invited Seminars [Details]
(2014) Aeolian system modelling: from bouncing sand grains to dune avalanching, size does matter! Trinity College Dublin, School of Natural Sciences. Seminar series in Geology and Physical Geography.
Farrell, E.J. (2014) Aeolian system modelling: from bouncing sand grains to dune avalanching, size does matter! Trinity College Dublin, School of Natural Sciences. Seminar series in Geology and Physical Geography. Invited Seminars [Details]

Magazine Article

  Year Publication
(2020) Ocean Focus Summer 2020. Kelp: a nature-based solution for coastal protection?.
Farrell, E.J. and Rick, E (2020) Ocean Focus Summer 2020. Kelp: a nature-based solution for coastal protection?. Magazine Article [Details]
(2016) Earth Science Ireland, Issue 19 Spring/Summer 2016 (ISSN 1753-5271). A Battle on The Maharees Peninsula, County Kerry. The community fight against coastal erosion.
G. Shaikh-Horajska and E.J.Farrell (2016) Earth Science Ireland, Issue 19 Spring/Summer 2016 (ISSN 1753-5271). A Battle on The Maharees Peninsula, County Kerry. The community fight against coastal erosion. Magazine Article [Details]

Workshops

  Year Publication
(2017) An example of a successful IGGy collaboration: From source to sink: the response and recovery of coastal catchment ecosystems to large perturbations. Workshop: Strategic research funding for geomorphology in Ireland.
Farrell, E.J. (2017) An example of a successful IGGy collaboration: From source to sink: the response and recovery of coastal catchment ecosystems to large perturbations. Workshop: Strategic research funding for geomorphology in Ireland. Workshops [Details]
(2017) Modelling nearshore, beach, and dune environments in Ireland. Workshop on marine modelling and observation, NUIG (sponsored by MAREI).
Farrell, E.J. (2017) Modelling nearshore, beach, and dune environments in Ireland. Workshop on marine modelling and observation, NUIG (sponsored by MAREI). Workshops [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2020 Co-PI. Linking ocean model predictions with coastal impacts using a low cost, time-lapse camera shoreline monitoring system Geological Survey Ireland
2019 Co-PI. CoastSnap - Ireland EXPLORE, National University Ireland Galway
2019 Co-PI. Achieving Resilience in the Marine and Coastal Environment of Ireland. EPA Research Programme 2014-2020 (with Marine Institute) Marine Institute & Environmental Protection Agency
2019 Co-PI. Mapping system upgrade - Trimble R10 GNSS surveying system Bursar, National University Ireland Galway
2019 Contributor. ‘Care-Peat’, Interreg North-West Europe Programme Interreg North-West Europe Programme
2018 President's Award for Societal Impact National University Ireland Galway
2018 PI. H2020 Co-ordinator Proposal Preparation Support Scheme Enterprise Ireland
2018 Publications Grant National University Ireland Galway
2018 Community Engagement Recognition Award Maharees Conservation Association CLG
2018 Research Support Scheme College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Celtic Studies, NUIG
2017 PI. Griffith Geoscience Research Award. Application of UAV technology to measure bathymetry and topography in coastal and marine environments Geological Survey of Ireland
2017 Contributor. Particle Size Analyser for Transdisciplinary Research in Marine Sciences (Specialist Marine Research Equipment and Small Infrastructure Call) Marine Institute
2017 PI. An Investigation of Sediment Transport Pathways and Shoreline Position Evolution in Brandon Bay, Co. Kerry Kerry County Council
2016 Irish Quaternary Association (IQUA) Research Award Irish Quaternary Association (IQUA)
2016 Co-PI. Chestnut fencing to enhance sand deposition on coastal dunes Kerry County Council
2015 Co-PI. EPA Climate 2014 Call: Vulnerability of natural and managed ecosystems to Climate Change with a full integrated assessment Environmental Protection Agency
2015 Nominated for Presidents Award for Excellence in Teaching National University Ireland Galway
2014 Marine Industry Awards 2016, Excellence in Marine Education & Training Award (MSc 'Coastal and Marine Environments' staff short listed finalist) Marine Industry Awards 2016
2014 Co-PI. Post-storm recovery of beach-dune systems in Ireland Office of Public Works
2014 PI. Morphodynamics of mäerl beaches. Millenium Fund, National University Ireland Galway Millenium Fund, National University Ireland Galway
2014 PI. Geography Research Incentivisation Scheme. National University Ireland Galway National University Ireland Galway
2014 PI. Dobbin Scholarship (James M Flaherty Scholarship Program), Ireland Canada University Foundation. Encouraging and facilitating links between scholars in Ireland and Canada. Research scholarship. Ireland Canada University Foundation
2014 PI. Marine Research Sub-Programme: Networking & Travel Grant Marine Institute
2013 PI. Geography Research Incentivisation Scheme. National University Ireland Galway National University Ireland Galway
2013 Co-PI. I Like Beaches – A University community knowledge initiative (CKI) to promote civic engagement EXPLORE, National University Ireland Galway
2014 Co-PI. Aether Drone Project – A University community knowledge initiative (CKI) to promote civic engagement EXPLORE, National University Ireland Galway
2013 Co-PI. Integrated Coastal Zone Management in Ireland - Meeting Water Framework Directive and Marine Strategy Framework Directive targets for Ireland’s transitional and coastal waters Sustainable Water Network (SWAN), Ireland
2011 PI. U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of International Science and Engineering, East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Award. Hydrodynamic modeling of beaches and reef flats U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of International Science and Engineering
2011 U.S. Senator Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellowship for Excellence in scholarly research and teaching and for exemplifying the meaning of scholar/mentor in the highest sense. Texas A&M University, USA Texas A&M University, USA.
2008 Co-PI. Characterizing mass-flux profiles in aeolian saltation. U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Geography and Regional Science (GRS) Program. Grant 0822482. U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), Geography and Regional Science (GRS) Program. Grant 0822482.

Reviews

  Journal Role
Aeolian Research Reviewer
Applied Geography Reviewer
Estuaries And Coasts Reviewer
Earth Surface Processes And Landforms Reviewer
Earth Surface Processes And Landforms Series Editor
Geomorphology Reviewer
Irish Educational Studies Reviewer
Irish Geography Series Editor
Irish Geography Reviewer
Journal Of Arid Environments Reviewer
Journal Of Coastal Conservation Reviewer
Journal Of Coastal Research Reviewer
Journal Of Geophysical Research-Earth Surface Reviewer
Journal Of Maps Reviewer
Ocean And Coastal Management Reviewer
Peerj Reviewer
Theoretical And Applied Climatology Reviewer
Scientific reports Reviewer
Sedimentary Geology Reviewer
Smart and Sustainable Built Environment Reviewer

Other Activities

  Description

INVITED REVIEWER FOR NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH FUNDING ORGANISATIONS: [Canada] Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Discovery Grants Program. [Croatia] Ministry of Science, Education and Sport, Croatia. New International Fellowship Mobility Programme for Experienced Researchers in Croatia (NEWFELPRO). [Estonia] Estonian Research Council [Ireland] James O’Flaherty Scholarship, Ireland Canada University Foundation. [Portugal] Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT). [The Netherlands] Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). [UK] Natural Environment Research Council (NERC). [UK] NERC British Geological Survey. [UK] The Leverhulme Trust. [UK] UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Scheme Future Leaders Fellowships. [USA] Oregon Sea Grant.

Teaching Interests


Undergraduate Teaching:
 
TI151 Principals of Physical Geography /co-taught            TI152 Geography in Practice /co-taught TI224 Residential Field Class (Environment, Risk and Resilience in The Algarve, Portugal )TI225 Earth surface processes and landformsTI251 Evidence in Geography: The production of geographical knowledge /co-taughtTI313 Specialism I: physical geography (Dune dynamics and processes of aeolian sediment transport /now TI368) TI335 Research project design and development TI356 Research seminar in physical geography  TI368 Fundamentals of aeolian geomorphology 

Postgraduate Teaching: 
 
    TI6104: Coastal Processes and Landforms (MSc in Coastal and Marine Environments: Physical Processes, Policy, and Practice)

    TI6125 (Contributor): Research Methods and Mapping (MSc in Coastal and Marine Environments: Physical Processes, Policy, and Practice)

 
 

Recent Postgraduate Students

  Graduation Name Degree Primary Supervisor
2020 Emily Rick MSc in Marine and Coastal Environments Y
2020 James Egan MSc in Marine and Coastal Environments Y
2019 Jack Workman MSc in Marine and Coastal Environments Y
2019 Rachel Smith MSc in Marine and Coastal Environments
2018 Harriet Dundon MSc in Marine and Coastal Environments Y
2018 Niamh Connolly MSc in Marine and Coastal Environments Y
2017 Alexandra Scullion MSc in Marine and Coastal Environments Y
2017 Felim O'Toole MSc in Marine and Coastal Environments Y
2016 Daithi Maguire MSc in Marine and Coastal Environments Y
2015 Christopher Tigue MSc in Marine and Coastal Environments Y

External Collaborators

  Name Organisation / Institute Country Description of Collaboration
IRELAND: Environmental Protection Agency
IRELAND: Enterprise Ireland
IRELAND: Marine Institute
IRELAND: Geological Survey of Ireland
IRELAND: Maynooth University
IRELAND: Local Authorities
IRELAND: Office of Public Works
IRELAND: Trinity College Dublin
IRELAND: University College Cork, Coastal and Marine Research Centre
IRELAND: University College Dublin
BRAZIL: Universidade Federal do Ceará
CHINA: Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
EUROPE: Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
NORTH AMERICA: New Jersey Institute of Technology
NORTH AMERICA: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
NORTH AMERICA: University of Alabama