• Cromore Road, Coleraine Campus

    BT52 1SA Coleraine

    United Kingdom

  • 2000 Citations
  • 27 h-Index
1992 …2020

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Biography

Education: PhD Aeolian sediment transport dynamics, Ulster University, 1993; BSc Environmental Science, Ulster University, 1990

Research interests: Professor Jackson's research efforts have a general focus on coastal environmental change (morphodynamics and geomorphology) at a number of time and space scales.These efforts link into themes such as climate change impacts, its associated sea level rise and increased storminess on coastlines. Ultimately much of the work he carries out helps in the development of responses to climate change and pressures on natural beach and dune systems globally. Specifically, the main focus of his work examines wind-blown processes and modelling of airflow in a variety of planetary environments in temperate through to arid zones. Recent developments on the airflow modelling theme have involved research of dune movement at a number of location on Mars, examining specific wind flow and dune landforms.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD

External positions

Natural Environment Research Council

1 Mar 2012 → …

Keywords

  • GB Physical geography
  • aeolian
  • beaches dunes
  • dunes
  • storms
  • climate

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Research Output

Coastal Morphodynamics: Nearshore, beach and dunes

Guisado-Pintado, E., Jackson, DWT. & Delgado-Fernandez, I., 1 Apr 2020, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 45, 5, p. 1315-1317 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  • Geologically controlled sandy beaches: Their geomorphology, morphodynamics and classification

    Gallop, S., Kennedy, D., Loureiro, C., Naylor, L., Muñoz-Pérez, J., Jackson, DWT. & Fellowes, T., 4 May 2020, In : Science of the Total Environment. 731, 139123.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • Open Access
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    Introduction to beach morphodynamics

    Jackson, DWT. & Short, A., 20 May 2020, Sandy Beach Morphodynamics. Jackson, D. & Short, A. (eds.). 1st ed. Elsevier, p. 1-13 13 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Reversing transverse dunes: Modelling of airflow switching using 3D computational fluid dynamics

    Jackson, DWT., Cooper, A., Green, A., Beyers, M., Guisado-Pintado, E., Wiles, E., Benallack, K. & Balme, M., 9 Jun 2020, In : Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 544, 10 p., 116363.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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    Activities

    Northern Ireland Coastal Forum Working Group (External organisation)

    Derek Jackson (Member)
    15 Jan 2020

    Activity: MembershipMembership of committee

    Elsevier (Publisher)

    Derek Jackson (Editor), Andrew Short (Editor)
    1 Jun 2020

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work

    Natural Environment Research Council (External organisation)

    Derek Jackson (Member)
    1 Jan 2020

    Activity: MembershipMembership of council

    European Geosciences Union

    Derek Jackson (Chair)
    3 May 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...

    Thesis

    Comparison of Grainflow Activity on Earth and Mars Utilising 3D Microscale Airflow Modelling

    Author: Cornwall, C., Jun 2018

    Supervisor: Cooper, A. (Supervisor) & Jackson, D. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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    Hydrodynamic modelling of sediment transport and bedform formation on the NW Irish shelf

    Author: Evans, W., May 2018

    Supervisor: Jackson, D. (Supervisor) & Benetti, S. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis

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