Background. The Dornoch Firth is Scotland’s least industrial Firth and a Marine Protected Area. Native oysters (Ostrea edulis) were fished-out in Europe in the 1800’s and are now a rare “missing” shellfish habitat of high nature conservation importance.
Knowing when systems need to be maintained is of great importance to companies operating high-value assets. Further, to know ahead of time, with plenty of time to optimize the maintenance and cause the least amount of disruption to the operation, would be highly desirable.
Dr E Pagaling, Dr L Avery, Dr R Ellis, Dr H Bridle
31 January 2019
Background. Private water supplies (PWS) are a concern to public health, both globally and locally, as they are vulnerable to breakdown and subsequent ingress from agricultural run-off and septic tank failures, leading to potential consumption of microbial (and other) contaminants.
Understanding the environmental impacts of wastewater discharges into oceans, dredged material disposal in coastal marine waters and atmospheric emissions from industrial stacks and volcanoes, requires detailed knowledge of how the multiphase (fluid + particulate) behaviour of buoyant jets and plumes is affected by the source conditions (e.g.
This utilizes GoSHARE genomics, one of the main bioresources that supports the University strategy on health and biomedical informatics, and builds on our expertise in the Health Informatics Centre on secure data management and in Population Health Sciences in integrating novel informatics with clinical workflows to support personalised decision-making.