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Developing the implicit association test to uncover hidden preferences for sustainable drainage systems (2020)
Journal Article
O'Donnell, E., Maskrey, S., Everett, G., & Lamond, J. (2020). Developing the implicit association test to uncover hidden preferences for sustainable drainage systems. Philosophical Transactions A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 378(2168), https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2019.0207

Understanding public perceptions of Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) is critical for addressing barriers to their implementation. Perceptions are typically evaluated using explicit measures (e.g. questionnaires) that are subject to biases and may... Read More about Developing the implicit association test to uncover hidden preferences for sustainable drainage systems.

Drivers of future urban flood risk (2020)
Journal Article
O'Donnell, E. C., & Thorne, C. R. (2020). Drivers of future urban flood risk. Philosophical Transactions A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 378(2168), https://doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2019.0216

Managing urban flood risk is a key global challenge of the 21st Century. Drivers of future UK flood risk were identified and assessed by the Flood Foresight project in 2002-04 and 2008; envisaging flood risk during the 2050s and 2080s under a range o... Read More about Drivers of future urban flood risk.

Using Learning and Action Alliances to build capacity for local flood risk management (2020)
Journal Article
Maskrey, S., Vilcan, T., O’Donnell, E., & Lamond, J. (in press). Using Learning and Action Alliances to build capacity for local flood risk management. Environmental Science and Policy,

Learning and Action Alliances (LAAs) are becoming an increasingly popular method for overcoming the challenges associated with participatory forms of governance, where decision making requires collaboration between stakeholders. In flood risk managem... Read More about Using Learning and Action Alliances to build capacity for local flood risk management.

The Blue-Green Path to Urban Flood Resilience (2019)
Journal Article
O'Donnell, E., Thorne, C., Ahilan, S., Arthur, S., Birkinshaw, S., Butler, D., …Wright, N. (2019). The Blue-Green Path to Urban Flood Resilience. Blue-Green Systems, 1(1), 172-189. https://doi.org/10.2166/bgs.2019.199

Achieving urban flood resilience at local, regional and national levels requires a transformative change in planning, design and implementation of urban water systems. Flood risk, wastewater and stormwater management should be re-envisaged and transf... Read More about The Blue-Green Path to Urban Flood Resilience.

Achieving urban flood resilience in an uncertain future (2019)
Journal Article
Fenner, R., O’Donnell, E., Ahilan, S., Dawson, D., Kapetas, L., Krivtsov, V., …Vercruysse, K. (2019). Achieving urban flood resilience in an uncertain future. Water, 11(5), doi:10.3390/w11051082

Preliminary results of the UK Urban Flood Resilience research consortium are presented and discussed, with the work being conducted against a background of future uncertainties with respect to changing climate and increasing urbanization. Adopting a... Read More about Achieving urban flood resilience in an uncertain future.

Aligning ancient and modern approaches to sustainable urban water management in China: Ningbo as a ‘Blue-Green City’ in the ‘Sponge City’ Campaign (2018)
Journal Article
Tang, Y., Chan, F. K. S., O'Donnell, E. C., Griffiths, J., Lau, L., Higgitt, D., & Thorne, C. R. (2018). Aligning ancient and modern approaches to sustainable urban water management in China: Ningbo as a ‘Blue-Green City’ in the ‘Sponge City’ Campaign. Journal of Flood Risk Management, 11(4), doi:10.1111/jfr3.12451

Modern urban flood and water management emphasises holistic strategies that reduce flood risk while providing co- benefits to urban economies, societies and environments. The ‘Blue‐Green City’ concept provides a viable framework for putting this into... Read More about Aligning ancient and modern approaches to sustainable urban water management in China: Ningbo as a ‘Blue-Green City’ in the ‘Sponge City’ Campaign.

Learning and Action Alliance framework to facilitate stakeholder collaboration and social learning in urban flood risk management (2017)
Journal Article
O’Donnell, E. C., Lamond, J. E., & Thorne, C. R. (2018). Learning and Action Alliance framework to facilitate stakeholder collaboration and social learning in urban flood risk management. Environmental Science and Policy, 80, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2017.10.013

Flood and water management governance may be enhanced through partnership working, intra- and cross-organisational collaborations, and wide stakeholder participation. Nonetheless, barriers associated with ineffective communication, fragmented respons... Read More about Learning and Action Alliance framework to facilitate stakeholder collaboration and social learning in urban flood risk management.

Evaluating the multiple benefits of a sustainable drainage scheme in Newcastle, UK (2017)
Journal Article
O'Donnell, E. C., Woodhouse, R., & Thorne, C. R. (in press). Evaluating the multiple benefits of a sustainable drainage scheme in Newcastle, UK. Proceedings of the ICE - Water Management, https://doi.org/10.1680/jwama.16.00103

Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) and Blue-Green infrastructure (BGI) provide a range of environmental, economic and social benefits in addition to managing water quantity and quality. Recognition of the multifunctionality of SuDS and BGI, and the... Read More about Evaluating the multiple benefits of a sustainable drainage scheme in Newcastle, UK.

Recognising barriers to implementation of Blue-Green infrastructure: a Newcastle case study (2017)
Journal Article
O'Donnell, E. C., Lamond, J. E., & Thorne, C. R. (in press). Recognising barriers to implementation of Blue-Green infrastructure: a Newcastle case study. Urban Water Journal, 14(9), https://doi.org/10.1080/1573062X.2017.1279190

There is a recognised need for a fundamental change in how the UK manages urban water and flood risk in response to increasingly frequent rainfall events coupled with planned urban expansion. Approaches centred on ‘living with and making space for wa... Read More about Recognising barriers to implementation of Blue-Green infrastructure: a Newcastle case study.

Sources, cycling and export of nitrogen on the Greenland Ice Sheet (2016)
Journal Article
Wadham, J. L., Hawkings, J., Telling, J., Chandler, D., Alcock, J., O'Donnell, E., …Nienow, P. (2016). Sources, cycling and export of nitrogen on the Greenland Ice Sheet. Biogeosciences, 13(22), 6339-6352. doi:10.5194/bg-13-6339-2016

Fjord and continental shelf environments in the polar regions are host to some of the planet's most productive ecosystems and support economically important fisheries. Their productivity, however, is often critically dependent upon nutrient supply fr... Read More about Sources, cycling and export of nitrogen on the Greenland Ice Sheet.

Identification and analysis of low-molecular-weight dissolved organic carbon in subglacial basal ice ecosystems by ion chromatography (2016)
Journal Article
O'Donnell, E. C., Wadham, J. L., Lis, G. P., Tranter, M., Pickard, A. E., Stibal, M., …Fitzsimons, S. (2016). Identification and analysis of low-molecular-weight dissolved organic carbon in subglacial basal ice ecosystems by ion chromatography. Biogeosciences, 13, doi:10.5194/bg-13-3833-2016

Determining the concentration and composition of dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in glacial ecosystems is important for assessments of in situ microbial activity and contributions to wider biogeochemical cycles. Nonetheless, there is limited knowledge... Read More about Identification and analysis of low-molecular-weight dissolved organic carbon in subglacial basal ice ecosystems by ion chromatography.

Overcoming uncertainty and barriers to adoption of Blue-Green Infrastructure for urban flood risk management: Uncertainties and barriers to adoption of BGI (2015)
Journal Article
Thorne, C., Lawson, E., Ozawa, C., Hamlin, S., & Smith, L. (2018). Overcoming uncertainty and barriers to adoption of Blue-Green Infrastructure for urban flood risk management: Uncertainties and barriers to adoption of BGI. Journal of Flood Risk Management, 11, S960-S972. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfr3.12218

Blue-Green Infrastructure (BGI) and Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) are increasingly recognised as vital components of urban flood risk management. However, uncertainty regarding their hydrologic performance and lack of confidence concerning thei... Read More about Overcoming uncertainty and barriers to adoption of Blue-Green Infrastructure for urban flood risk management: Uncertainties and barriers to adoption of BGI.

Continuous summer export of nitrogen-rich organic matter from the greenland ice sheet inferred by ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry (2014)
Journal Article
Lawson, E. C., Bhatia, M. P., Jemma, W. L., & Elizabeth, K. B. (2014). Continuous summer export of nitrogen-rich organic matter from the greenland ice sheet inferred by ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry. Environmental Science and Technology, 48(24), 14248-14257. https://doi.org/10.1021/es501732h

Runoff from glaciers and ice sheets has been acknowledged as a potential source of bioavailable dissolved organic matter (DOM) to downstream ecosystems. This source may become increasingly significant as glacial melt rates increase in response to fut... Read More about Continuous summer export of nitrogen-rich organic matter from the greenland ice sheet inferred by ultrahigh resolution mass spectrometry.

Delivering and evaluating the multiple flood risk benefits in Blue-Green Cities: an interdisciplinary approach (2014)
Conference Proceeding
Lawson, E., Thorne, C., Ahilan, S., Allen, D., Arthur, S., Everett, G., …Wright, N. (2014). Delivering and evaluating the multiple flood risk benefits in Blue-Green Cities: an interdisciplinary approach. https://doi.org/10.2495/friar140101

A Blue-Green City aims to recreate a naturally-oriented water cycle while contributing to the amenity of the city by bringing water management and green infrastructure together. The Blue-Green approach is more than a stormwater management strategy ai... Read More about Delivering and evaluating the multiple flood risk benefits in Blue-Green Cities: an interdisciplinary approach.