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Details of Dr Helene Burningham   


Gender female
Job title Senior Lecturer in Physical Geography
University College London, Department of Geography ( UCL)
Pearson Building Gower Street London WC1E 6BT
Regions Sea of Azov
Nationality United Kingdom
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Website http://www.geog.ucl.ac.uk/about-the-department/people/academic-staff/helene-burningham/
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Degree PhD
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Marine Geology, Geophysics , Marine and Coastal Engineering , Marine Geology, Geophysics , Marine and Coastal Engineering
Research Activities • Estuary-coast interaction in the vicinity of tidal inlets • Morphodynamics of mixed sediment inlets and tidal deltas • Coastal GIS and the analysis of historical shoreline behaviour • Morphology and sedimentology of north-east Atlantic estuaries, including the relative dominance of waves and tides in ‘mixed-energy’ estuaries, and estuarine evolution • Meso-tidal, high-wave energy beaches, their sediment flux, and storm-driven beach-dune morphodynamics • Coastal dune archaeology
Skills/Expertise Coastal and estuarine geomorphology, coastal GIS
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr Helene BURNINGHAM)

Knight, J., BURNINGHAM, H. (2011). Boulder dynamics on an Atlantic-facing rock coastline, northwest Ireland. Marine Geology 283(1-4), 56-65
French, J. R., Burningham, H. (2011). Coastal geomorphology. PROG PHYS GEOG 35(4), 535-545
Richards, E. G., Burningham, H. (2011). Hippophae rhamnoides on a coastal dune system: a thorny issue? Journal of Coastal Conservation 15(1), 73-85
Knight, J., BURNINGHAM, H. (2011). Sand dune morphodynamics and prehistoric human occupation in NW Ireland. In Brown, A. G.Brown, A. G., Basell, L. S., Butzer, A. K. W., Basell, L. S., Butzer, K. W. (Eds.). Geoarchaeology, Climate Change, Sustainability ( Vol. 476 pp.81-92). Geological Society of America.
Burningham, H., French, J. (2011). Seabed dynamics in a large coastal embayment: 180 years of morphological change in the outer Thames estuary. HYDROBIOLOGIA 672(1), 105-119
Barrett-Mold, C., Burningham, H. (2010). Contrasting ecology of prograding coastal dunes on the northwest coast of Ireland. Journal of Coastal Conservation 14(2), 81-90
Burningham, H., French, J. R. (2009). Historical seabed mobility in an outer estuary - sea basin environment. Journal of Coastal Research SI56, 589-593
French, J. R., Burningham, H., Benson, T. (2008). Tidal and meteorological forcing of suspended sediment flux in a muddy mesotidal estuary. Estuaries and Coasts 31, 843-859
Parrott, A., Burningham, H. (2008). Opportunities of, and constraints to, the use of intertidal agri-environment schemes for sustainable coastal defence: a case study of the Blackwater Estuary, southeast England. Ocean and Coastal Management 51(4), 352-367
Burningham, H. (2008). Contrasting geomorphic response to structural control: the Loughros estuaries, northwest Ireland. Geomorphology 97(3-4), 300-320
Burningham, H., French, J. R. (2007). Morphodynamics and sedimentology of mixed-sediment inlets. Journal of Coastal Research 50, 710-715
Burningham, H., French, J. R. (2006). Morphodynamic behaviour of a mixed sand-gravel ebb-tidal delta: Deben estuary, Suffolk, UK. Marine Geology 225(1-4), 23-44

Created: 2007-09-24 Last Updated: 2016-06-17 by Helene BURNINGHAM