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Alastair Dawson

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2014
Open Access
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10 Citations (Scopus)
47 Downloads (Pure)
2013

A Pliocene age and origin for the strandflat of the Western Isles of Scotland: a speculative hypothesis

Dawson, A. G., Dawson, S., Cooper, J. A. G., Gemmell, A. & Bates, R., Mar 2013, In : Geological Magazine. 150, 2, p. 360-366 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)
2012

A tsunami record in the sedimentary archive of the central Algarve coast, Portugal: characterizing sediment, reconstructing sources and inundation paths

Costa, P., Andrade, C., Freitas, M. C., Oliveira, M. A., Lopes, V., Dawson, A. G., Moreno, J., Fatela, F. & Jouanneau, J-M., Aug 2012, In : The Holocene. 22, 8, p. 899-914 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Citations (Scopus)

Barrier island geomorphology, hydrodynamic modelling, and historical shoreline changes: an example from South Uist and Benbecula, Scottish Outer Hebrides

Dawson, A. G., Gomez, C., Ritchie, W., Batstone, C., Lawless, M., Rowan, J. S., Dawson, S., McIlveny, J., Bates, R. & Muir, D., 1 Nov 2012, In : Journal of Coastal Research. 28, 6, p. 1462-1476 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Barrier islands on bedrock: a new landform type demonstrating the role of antecedent topography on barrier form and evolution

Cooper, J. A. G., Jackson, D. W. T., Dawson, A. G., Dawson, S., Bates, C. R. & Ritchie, W., Oct 2012, In : Geology. 40, 10, p. 923-926 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Microtextural characteristics of quartz grains transported and deposited by tsunamis and storms

Costa, P. J. M., Andrade, C., Dawson, A. G., Mahaney, W. C., Freitas, M. C., Paris, R. & Taborda, R., 1 Nov 2012, In : Sedimentary Geology. 275-276, -, p. 55-69 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)

Recent high-energy marine events in the sediments of the Lagoa de Óbidos and Martinhal (Portugal): recognition, age and likely causes

Costa, P. J. M., Leroy, S. A. G., Dinis, J. L., Dawson, A. G. & Kortekaas, S., May 2012, In : Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences. 12, 5, p. 1367-1380 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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7 Citations (Scopus)
6 Downloads (Pure)
2011

Boulder deposition during major tsunami events

Andrade, C., Freitas, M. C., Oliveira, M. A., da Silva, C. M., Omira, R., Taborda, R., Baptista, M. A. & Pedro J.M. Costa, Dec 2011, In : Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 36, 15, p. 2054-2068 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Citations (Scopus)

Relative timing of the Storegga submarine slide, methane release, and climate change during the 8.2 ka cold event

Dawson, A. G., Bondevik, S. & Teller, J., 1 Nov 2011, In : The Holocene. 21, 7, p. 1167-1171 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Citations (Scopus)

Winter gale day frequency in Shetland and Faeroes, AD 1866-1905: links to sea ice history and the North Atlantic Oscillation

Dawson, A. G., McIlveny, J. & Warren, J., 2011, In : Scottish Geographical Journal. 126, 3, p. 141-152 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Gualan Island supplementary report, 2010

Dawson, A. G., Gomez, C. & Ritchie, W., 2010, (Unpublished) Aberdeen Institute for Coastal Science and Management. 23 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned Report

Holocene relative sea-level changes in Harris, Outer Hebrides, Scotland, UK

Jordan, J. T., Smith, D. E., Dawson, S. & Dawson, A. G., Feb 2010, In : Journal of Quaternary Science. 25, 2, p. 115-134 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

So Foul and Fair a Day: A History of Scotland's Weather and Climate

Dawson, A., 30 Oct 2009, Edinburgh, United Kingdom: Birlinn. 320 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

Terrain 3D modelling for the assessment of coastal change in beach and dune systems in Scotland

Gomez, C., Taylor, A., Green, D., Ritchie, W., Dawson, A. & Wright, R., 2009, In : Bulletin of the Society of Cartographers. 42, 1-2, p. 19-26 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding changes in relative sea level and storminess: views from Earth and space

Dawson, A. G., 17 Nov 2009, Coastal Zone Management. Green, D. (ed.). London, United Kingdom: Thomas Telford, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Late-glacial and Holocene relative sea-level changes in Applecross, Raasay and eastern Skye

Dawson, A. G., 2008, Mesolithic and later sites around the Inner Sound, Scotland: the work of Scotland's First Settlers Project, 1998-2004. Hardy, K. & Wickham-Jones, C. (eds.). Edinburgh, United Kingdom: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, 12 p. (Scottish Archaeological Internet Reports; no. 31).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Offshore tractive current deposition: the forgotten tsunami sedimentation process

Dawson, A. G. & Stewart, I., 29 Sep 2008, Tsunamiites: features and implications. Shiki, T., Tsuji, Y., Minoura, K. & Yamazaki, T. (eds.). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier Science , p. 153-161 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

14 Citations (Scopus)

Rates and mechanisms of climate change: implications for ports and harbours

Dawson, A. G., Oct 2008, In : WMU Journal of Maritime Affairs. 7, 2, p. 469-478 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Citation (Scopus)

Reply to Bridge (2008) Discussion of articles in "Sedimentary features of tsunami deposits" Discussion

Jaffe, B. E., Morton, R. A., Kortekaas, S., Dawson, A. G., Smith, D. E., Gelfenbaum, G., Foster, I. D. L., Long, D. & Shi, S., Nov 2008, In : Sedimentary Geology. 211, 3-4, p. 95-97 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

15 Citations (Scopus)

Reply to Comments by Kelletat (2008) comments to Dawson, AG and Stewart, I. (2007) tsunami deposits in the geological record [Sedimentary Geology, 200, 166-183] Discussion

Dawson, A. G., Stewart, I., Morton, R. A., Richmond, B. M., Jaffe, B. E. & Gelfenbaum, G., 2008, In : Sedimentary Geology. 211, p. 92-93 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

18 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Distinguishing tsunami and storm deposits: An example from Martinhal, SW Portugal

Kortekaas, S. & Dawson, A. G., 15 Aug 2007, In : Sedimentary Geology. 200, 3-4, p. 208-221 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

274 Citations (Scopus)
22 Citations (Scopus)

Integrated Coastal Zone Management: The Present Global Scenario

Green, D. R. & Dawson, A., 2007, Integrated Coastal Zone Management: The Present Global Scenario. Krishnamoorthy, R. (ed.). Research Publishing Services, 42

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The Role of Climate in Settlement and Landscape Change in the North Atlantic Islands: An Assessment of Cumulative Deviations in High-Resolution Proxy Climate Records

Dugmore, A. J., Borthwick, D. M., Church, M. J., Dawson, A., Edwards, K. J., Keller, C., Mayewski, P., McGovern, T. H., Mairs, K-A. & Sveinbjarnardóttir, G., Apr 2007, In : Human Ecology. 35, 2, p. 169-178 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

45 Citations (Scopus)

Tsunami deposits in the Geological Record

Dawson, A. G. & Stewart, I., 15 Aug 2007, In : Sedimentary Geology. 200, 3-4, p. 166-183 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

228 Citations (Scopus)

Tsunami geoscience

Dawson, A. & Stewart, I., Dec 2007, In : Progress in Physical Geography. 31, 6, p. 575-590 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)
2006

A late Holocene tsunami at Basta Voe, Yell, Shetland Isles

Dawson, A. G., Dawson, S. & Bondevik, S., 2006, In : Scottish Geographical Journal. 122, 2, p. 100-108 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Citations (Scopus)

Lateglacial and Holocene relative sea level changes in Skye and Applecross

Dawson, A. G., 2006, Scotland's First Settlers (SAIR) Scottish Archaeology Internet Report. Society of Antiquaries of Scotland in association with Historic Scotland: Unknown Publisher.

Research output: Book/ReportOther Report

North Atlantic climate change and late Holocene windstorm activity in the Outer Hebrides

Dawson, S. & Dawson, A. G., 2006, . Society of Antiquaries of Scotland in Association with Historic Scotland and the Council for British Archaeology: Unknown Publisher.

Research output: Book/ReportOther Report

2005

Evidence for three North Sea tsunamis in the Shetland Isles between 8000 and 1500 years ago

Bondevik, S., Mangerud, J., Dawson, S., Dawson, A. G. & Lohne, O., 2005, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 24, p. 1757-1775 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

86 Citations (Scopus)

The Storegga Slide tsunami - comparing field observations with numerical simulations

Bondevik, S., Lovholt, F., Harbitz, C., Mangerud, J., Dawson, A. G. & Svendsen, J. I., 2005, In : Marine and Petroleum Geology. 22, p. 195-208 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

193 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Historical storminess and climate 'see-saws' in the North Atlantic region

Dawson, A. G., Elliott, L., Noone, S., Hickey, K., Holt, T., Wadhams, P. & Foster, I. D. L., 2004, In : Marine Geology. 210, p. 247-259 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Citations (Scopus)

Holocene Storegga Slide tsunami in the United Kingdom

Smith, D. E., Shi, S., Cullingford, R. A., Dawson, A. G., Dawson, S., Firth, C., Foster, I. D. L., Fretwell, P., Haggart, B. A., Holloway, L. K. & Long, D., 2004, In : Quaternary Science Reviews. 23, p. 2291-2321 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

126 Citations (Scopus)

Late Holocene coastal sand movements in the Outer Hebrides

Dawson, S., Smith, D., Jordan, J. & Dawson, A. G., 2004, In : Marine Geology. 210, p. 281-306 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

37 Citations (Scopus)

Tsunami hazards in Europe

Dawson, A. G., Lockett, P. & Shi, S., 2004, In : Environment International. 30, p. 577-585 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)

Holocene palaeoclimatic records over Europe and the North Atlantic

Emeis, K. C. & Dawson, A. G., Apr 2003, In : The Holocene. 13, 3, p. 305-309 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Late Holocene North Atlantic climate "seesaws" and Greenland ice sheet (GISP2) palaeoclimates

Dawson, A. G., Elliott, L., Mayeswki, P., Lockett, P., Noone, S., Hickey, K., Holt, T., Wadhams, P. & Foster, I. D. L., Feb 2003, In : The Holocene. 13, 3, p. 381-392 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Citations (Scopus)

Record-breaking height for 8000 year old tsunami in the North Atlantic

Bondevik, S., Mangerud, J., Dawson, S., Dawson, A. G. & Lohne, O., 2003, In : EOS. 84, 31, p. 289-300 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

96 Citations (Scopus)