Rachel Cave

Lecturer Above The Bar PhD BSc

Contact Details

Lecturer Above The Bar
Earth & Ocean Sciences
Room A210a
Quadrangle Building
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 2351
E: rachel.cave@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

  •  Lecturer in Chemical Oceanography at NUI Galway since 2004
  • Postdoctoral researcher at the University of east Anglia, UK 2001-2004                                                                                                         
  • Eurocat project 'European catchments, catchment changes and their impact on the coast '
  • Postgraduate student at the Southampton Oceanography Centre, UK  1997-2001                                                                                   
  • PhD thesis : 'A geochemical study of hydrothermal signals in marine sediments : The Rainbow hydrothermal area at 36N, Mid-Atlantic Ridge'  (Supervisors C. R. German, J. Thomson and R.W. Nesbitt)
  • Undergraduate students at the University of Wales, Bangor 1992-1997                                                                                                         
  •  BSc (Hons) in Geological Oceanography

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2005) 'Scenarios for integrated river catchment and coastal zone management'
Ledoux, L; Beaumont, N; Cave, RR; Turner, RK (2005) 'Scenarios for integrated river catchment and coastal zone management'. Regional Environmental Change, 5 (02-Mar):82-96 [Details]
(2005) 'A review of sediment contamination in the Humber catchment and estuary, and the implications for future estuary water quality'
Cave, RR; Andrews, JE; Jickells, T; Coombes, EG (2005) 'A review of sediment contamination in the Humber catchment and estuary, and the implications for future estuary water quality'. Estuarine Coastal And Shelf Science, 62 (3):547-557 [Details]
(2003) 'The Humber Catchment and its Coastal Area: from UK to European perspectives'
Cave, RR; Ledoux, L; Turner, K; Jickells, T; Andrews, JE; Davies, H (2003) 'The Humber Catchment and its Coastal Area: from UK to European perspectives'. Science Of The Total Environment, 314/316 :31-52 [Details]
(2003) 'Deposition of Osmium and other Platinum-Group Elements beneath the ultramafic-hosted Rainbow hydrothermal plume'
Cave, RR; Ravizza, GE; German, CR; Thomson, J; Nesbitt, RW (2003) 'Deposition of Osmium and other Platinum-Group Elements beneath the ultramafic-hosted Rainbow hydrothermal plume'. Earth And Planetary Science Letters, 210 :65-79 [Details]
(2002) 'The record of the hydrothermal activity at Rainbow (MAR, 36 degrees 14'N) by sediment cores'
Chavagnac, V; German, CR; Cave, RR (2002) 'The record of the hydrothermal activity at Rainbow (MAR, 36 degrees 14'N) by sediment cores'. Geochimica Et Cosmichimca Acta, 68 :A132-A132 [Details]
(2002) 'Fluxes to sediments underlying the Rainbow hydrothermal plume at 36°14'N on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge'
Cave, RR; German, CR; Thomson, J; Nesbitt, RW (2002) 'Fluxes to sediments underlying the Rainbow hydrothermal plume at 36°14'N on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge'. Geochimica Et Cosmichimca Acta, 66 (11):1905-1923 [Details]
(2000) 'Vertical and lateral splitting of a hydrothermal plume at Steinahóll, Reykjanes Ridge, Iceland'
Ernst, GGJ; Cave, RR; German, CR; Palmer, MR; Sparks, RSJ (2000) 'Vertical and lateral splitting of a hydrothermal plume at Steinahóll, Reykjanes Ridge, Iceland'. Earth And Planetary Science Letters, 179 :529-537 [Details]
(1998) 'Hydrothermal plume detection in the deep ocean'
Cave, RR; German, CR (1998) 'Hydrothermal plume detection in the deep ocean'. Underwater Technology, 23 (2):71-75 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2005) 'Managing European Coasts: past, present and future'
Andrews, J., Beaumont, N., Brouwer, R., Cave, R., Jickells, T., Ledoux, L. and Turner, R.K. (2005) 'Managing European Coasts: past, present and future' In: Springer. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2006) Proceedings of the SOLAS Ireland Workshop 2006
Cave, R. R. and Henry, T. (2006) Groundwater Inputs to the Coastal Zone of south County Galway and north and west County Clare . In: O'Dowd, C eds. Proceedings of the SOLAS Ireland Workshop 2006 National University of Ireland, Galway, [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2004) 'Future Scenarios and Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Alternative Policy Options to Improve Water Quality in the Humber Catchment in the UK'
Cave, R. (2004) 'Future Scenarios and Cost Effectiveness Analysis of Alternative Policy Options to Improve Water Quality in the Humber Catchment in the UK' Final Regional Catchment Study report to the EU (EUROCAT project), . [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2005) Temporal monitoring of total dissolved copper in surface seawater of Galway Bay, Ireland, using a mobile voltammetric analysis system. Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland Colloquim.
Knight S. (2005) Temporal monitoring of total dissolved copper in surface seawater of Galway Bay, Ireland, using a mobile voltammetric analysis system. Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland Colloquim. Sligo, Ireland: Conference Paper [Details]
(2002) Science and Water Policy for the Humber catchment and coastal zone. Science for Water Policy (SWAP) - the implications for the Water Framework Directive.
R.R. Cave, (2002) Science and Water Policy for the Humber catchment and coastal zone. Science for Water Policy (SWAP) - the implications for the Water Framework Directive. Univeristy of East Anglia, Norwich, UK: Conference Paper [Details]

Conference Poster

  Year Publication
(2011) Voltammetric determination of copper-complexing capacity of algal-exuded organic ligands. Ryan Institute research Day.
Murray, H, Cave, R.R. and Stengel, D. (2011) Voltammetric determination of copper-complexing capacity of algal-exuded organic ligands. Ryan Institute research Day. NUI Galway: Conference Poster [Details]
(2011) The effect of algal-exuded ligands on metal bioavailability in seawater. Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland annual conference.
Murray, H, Cave, R.R. and Stengel, D. (2011) The effect of algal-exuded ligands on metal bioavailability in seawater. Environmental Sciences Association of Ireland annual conference. Conference Poster [Details]
(2010) Total and Inorganic arsenic in Irish seafood. SEGH 2010 Environmental Quality and Human Health.
Durcan, J., Cave, R., Tyrrell, L., Stengel, D. and McGovern, E. (2010) Total and Inorganic arsenic in Irish seafood. SEGH 2010 Environmental Quality and Human Health. NUI Galway: Conference Poster [Details]
(2010) GSI.
Smith, A.M. and Cave, R.R. (2010) GSI. Conference Poster [Details]
(2010) Determination of total and inorganic arsenic in Irish macroalgae. XXth International Seaweed Symposium.
Durcan, J., Stengel, D.B., Cave, R., Tyrrell, L., and McGovern, E. (2010) Determination of total and inorganic arsenic in Irish macroalgae. XXth International Seaweed Symposium. Ensenada Baja California, Mexico: Conference Poster [Details]
(2010) Metals in the Marine Environment (MIME). Marine Environment Workshop.
Cave, R., Stengel, D.B., Leech, D., Meunier, G., Murray, H. and Durcan, J (2010) Metals in the Marine Environment (MIME). Marine Environment Workshop. Marine Institute, Renville, Co. Galway: Conference Poster [Details]
(2010) Determination of total and inorganic arsenic in Irish macroalgae. College of Science Research Day.
Durcan, J., Stengel, D.B., Cave, R., Tyrrell, L. and McGovern, E (2010) Determination of total and inorganic arsenic in Irish macroalgae. College of Science Research Day. NUI Galway: Conference Poster [Details]
(2010) Impacts of Increased Atmospheric CO2 on Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems. Marine Environment Workshop.
O'Dowd, C., McGovern, E., Cave, R., Ward, B., Stengel, D.B., McGrath, T., Kivimae, C., McVeigh, P. and Westbrook, G. (2010) Impacts of Increased Atmospheric CO2 on Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems. Marine Environment Workshop. Marine Institute, Rinville, Co. Galway: Conference Poster [Details]
(2009) Groundwater inputs to the coastal zone of south Galway and Clare, west of Ireland. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting.
Cave, R.R. and Henry, T. (2009) Groundwater inputs to the coastal zone of south Galway and Clare, west of Ireland. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Nice, France: Conference Poster [Details]
(2009) The marine inorganic cycle of carbon in Irish waters: plans and first results. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting.
Kivimae, C., McGrath, T., McGovern, E. and Cave R. R.: (2009) The marine inorganic cycle of carbon in Irish waters: plans and first results. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Nice, France: Conference Poster [Details]
(2009) Development of methods and determination of total and inorganic arsenic in Irish marine biota. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting.
Durcan, J. J., Cave, R. R., McGovern, E., Stengel, D., Tyrell, L. (2009) Development of methods and determination of total and inorganic arsenic in Irish marine biota. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Nice, France: Conference Poster [Details]
(2009) Analysis of seasonal nutrient and particulate matter in a mussel-producing fjord on the west coast of Ireland. Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association Conference ECSA45.
Smith, A. M., Cave, R. R. and the UISCE Team (2009) Analysis of seasonal nutrient and particulate matter in a mussel-producing fjord on the west coast of Ireland. Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association Conference ECSA45. TCD: Conference Poster [Details]
(2009) Riverine versus groundwater sources of nutrients and carbon in two Irish coast bays and the implications for marine primary production and shellfish growth. Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum.
Smith, A. M., Cave, R. R. and the UISCE Team (2009) Riverine versus groundwater sources of nutrients and carbon in two Irish coast bays and the implications for marine primary production and shellfish growth. Scottish Aquaculture Research Forum. Edingburgh, Scotland: Conference Poster [Details]
(2009) Seasonal availability of food for primary production and mussel growth at Killary harbour, Ireland. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting.
Smith, A. M., Cave, R. R. and the UISCE Team (2009) Seasonal availability of food for primary production and mussel growth at Killary harbour, Ireland. ASLO Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Nice, France: Conference Poster [Details]
(2008) Ocean acidification - a baseline study in Irish waters. 2nd Symposium on the ocean in a high CO2 world. SCOR/IOC.
McGrath, T., Cave, R. R., White, M. and McGovern, E. (2008) Ocean acidification - a baseline study in Irish waters. 2nd Symposium on the ocean in a high CO2 world. SCOR/IOC. Monaco: Conference Poster [Details]
(2006) Groundwater inputs to the coastal zone of south Galway and Clare. Challenger Society for Marine Science Conference.
Cave, R.R. and Henry, T. (2006) Groundwater inputs to the coastal zone of south Galway and Clare. Challenger Society for Marine Science Conference. Oban, Scotland: Conference Poster [Details]
(2005) Arsenic in Irish Coastal and Oceanic environments. American Society for Limnology and Oceanography.
Anninou, P., Cave, R. R., Ullgren, J., Morley, N. (2005) Arsenic in Irish Coastal and Oceanic environments. American Society for Limnology and Oceanography. Santiago de Compostela, Spain: Conference Poster [Details]
(2005) Estuaries as filters for nutrients - a case study of the Humber estuary, UK. American Society for Limnology and Oceanography.
Cave, R. R., Jickells. T., Andrews, J., Coombes, E.G., and Tappin, A. (2005) Estuaries as filters for nutrients - a case study of the Humber estuary, UK. American Society for Limnology and Oceanography. Santiago de Compostela, Spain: Conference Poster [Details]
(2005) The impact of groundwater on Irish coastal waters - a preliminary study. Environ ’05 Conference.
Cave, R. R., Henry, T. and O'Connor. T.: (2005) The impact of groundwater on Irish coastal waters - a preliminary study. Environ ’05 Conference. IT Sligo: Conference Poster [Details]

Newspaper Articles

  Year Publication
(2002) The Use of Scenarios in Integrated Environmental Assessment of Coastal-Catchment Zones: the case of the Humber Estuary, UK. LOICZ Newsletter.
Ledoux, L. (2002) The Use of Scenarios in Integrated Environmental Assessment of Coastal-Catchment Zones: the case of the Humber Estuary, UK. LOICZ Newsletter. Newspaper Articles [Details]
(1998) Box-coring around Rainbow?. BRIDGE Newsletter.
Cave, R.R. (1998) Box-coring around Rainbow?. BRIDGE Newsletter. Newspaper Articles [Details]

Technical Publication

  Year Publication
(1998) Geological processes in the Strait of Hormuz, Arabian Gulf: a contribution to the Scheherezade Programme. University of Wales Bangor Preliminary Report Project No. DB972.
Davis, A. (1998) Geological processes in the Strait of Hormuz, Arabian Gulf: a contribution to the Scheherezade Programme. University of Wales Bangor Preliminary Report Project No. DB972. Technical Publication [Details]
(1995) GLORIA Processing Handbook - an experience with WHIPS. Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory (IOSDL) Internal Report.
Cave, R.R (1995) GLORIA Processing Handbook - an experience with WHIPS. Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory (IOSDL) Internal Report. Technical Publication [Details]
(1995) TOBI processing Handbook - an experience with WHIPS. Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory (IOSDL) Internal Report.
Huhnerbach, V. (1995) TOBI processing Handbook - an experience with WHIPS. Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Deacon Laboratory (IOSDL) Internal Report. Technical Publication [Details]

Workshops

  Year Publication
(2003) Biogeochemical valuation of intertidal areas - a case study of the Humber estuary. In Wetland Valuation: State of the art and opportunities for further development. Workshop organised for the Environment Agency by Environmental Futures Ltd. and CSERGE.
Jickells, T. (2003) Biogeochemical valuation of intertidal areas - a case study of the Humber estuary. In Wetland Valuation: State of the art and opportunities for further development. Workshop organised for the Environment Agency by Environmental Futures Ltd. and CSERGE. University of East Anglia, Norwich UK University of East Anglia, Norwich: Workshops [Details]

Working Paper

  Year Publication
(2010) Impacts of Increased Atmospheric CO2 on Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems (SS/CC/07/001). Marine Research Sub-Programme 2007-2013. Climate Change Research Programme Large Scale Project.
O'Dowd, C., McGovern, E., Cave, R.R., Ward, B., Stengel, D., Westbrook, G., Kivimae, C. and McGrath, T. (2010) Impacts of Increased Atmospheric CO2 on Ocean Chemistry and Ecosystems (SS/CC/07/001). Marine Research Sub-Programme 2007-2013. Climate Change Research Programme Large Scale Project. Working Paper [Details]
(2005) Integrated modelling of an estuarine environment: an assessment of managed realignment options. Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research Technical Report.
Shepherd D., Jickells, T., Andrews, J., Cave, R., Ledoux, L., Turner, R.K., Watkinson, A., Aldridge, J., Malcolm, S., Parker, E.R., Young, E. and Nedwell, D., (2005) Integrated modelling of an estuarine environment: an assessment of managed realignment options. Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research Technical Report. Working Paper [Details]
(2002) Towards Integrated Catchment/Coastal Zone Management: Science, Policy and Scenarios. CSERGE Environmental Change and Management Working Paper.
Ledoux, L. (2002) Towards Integrated Catchment/Coastal Zone Management: Science, Policy and Scenarios. CSERGE Environmental Change and Management Working Paper. Working Paper [Details]