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New method for rock qualification.

Conference Proceeding
János, L., Emőke, I., Phong. Q, T., Miklós, G., László, K., István, T., …Guida, G. (2018)
New method for rock qualification. In Mérnökgeológia-Kőzetmechanika 2018, (263 - 274
A new method was elaborated to characterize the breakage properties of rocks. A crushing test was suggested and parallel tests were performed on sand-pairs with differen...

Is China's fifth-largest inland lake to dry-up? Incorporated hydrological and satellite-based methods for forecasting Hulun Lake water levels

Journal Article
Cai, Z., Jin, T., Li, C., Ofterdinger, U., Zhang, S., Ding, A., & Li, J. (2016)
Is China's fifth-largest inland lake to dry-up? Incorporated hydrological and satellite-based methods for forecasting Hulun Lake water levels. Advances in water resources, 94, 185-199. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.advwatres.2016.05.010
Hulun Lake, China’s fifth-largest inland lake, experienced severe declines in water level in the period of 2000-2010. This has prompted concerns whether the lake is drying up ...

Analysis of groundwater-level response to rainfall and estimation of annual recharge in fractured hard rock aquifers, NW Ireland.

Journal Article
Cai, Z., & Ofterdinger, U. (2016)
Analysis of groundwater-level response to rainfall and estimation of annual recharge in fractured hard rock aquifers, NW Ireland. Journal of Hydrology, 535, 71-84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.01.066
Despite fractured hard rock aquifers underlying over 65% of Ireland, knowledge of key processes controlling groundwater recharge in these bedrock systems is inadequately const...

Effect of particle loss on soil volume, strength and stiffness.

Thesis
Kelly, D. Effect of particle loss on soil volume, strength and stiffness. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/8865
Soil particle loss can occur through biodegradation, erosion and dissolution. Yet there is little understanding of the mechanical changes that accompany these phenomena, espec...

Numerical assessment of potential impacts of hydraulically fractured Bowland Shale on overlying aquifers

Journal Article
Cai, Z., & Ofterdinger, U. (2014)
Numerical assessment of potential impacts of hydraulically fractured Bowland Shale on overlying aquifers. Water Resources Research, 50, 6236-6259. https://doi.org/10.1002/2013WR014943
Natural gas extracted from hydraulically fractured shale formations potentially has a big impact on the global energy landscape. However, there are concerns of potential envir...

The analysis of natural gemstones and their synthetic counterparts using analytical spectroscopy methods

Thesis
Shah, R. The analysis of natural gemstones and their synthetic counterparts using analytical spectroscopy methods. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5259
Prompted by the increasing number, sophistication and quality of laboratory-grown gemstones; gemology has evolved into an individual science, incorporating the likes of biolog...

Assessing TCE Source Bioremediation by Geostatistical Analysis of a Flux Fence

Journal Article
Cai, Z., Wilson, R. D., & Lerner, D. N. (2012)
Assessing TCE Source Bioremediation by Geostatistical Analysis of a Flux Fence. Groundwater, 50(6), 908-917. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-6584.2012.00916.x
Mass discharge across transect planes is increasingly used as a metric for performance assessment of in situ groundwater remediation systems. Mass discharge estimates using co...

Increasing Confidence in Mass Discharge Estimates Using Geostatistical Methods

Journal Article
Cai, Z., Wilson, R. D., Cardiff, M. A., & Kitanidis, P. K. (2011)
Increasing Confidence in Mass Discharge Estimates Using Geostatistical Methods. Groundwater, 49(2), 197-208. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-6584.2010.00709.x
Mass discharge is one metric rapidly gaining acceptance for assessing the performance of in situ groundwater remediation systems. Multilevel sampling transects provide the dat...

Modelling hourly and daily diffuse solar radiation using world-wide database.

Thesis
Munawwar, S. Modelling hourly and daily diffuse solar radiation using world-wide database. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/4163

River bed sediment surface characterisation using wavelet transform-based methods.

Thesis
Nyander, A. River bed sediment surface characterisation using wavelet transform-based methods. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5885
The primary purpose of this work was to study the morphological change of river-bed sediment surfaces over time using wavelet transform analysis techniques. The wavelet transf...