Professor David Huntley
Profiles

Professor David Huntley

Emeritus Professor

Faculty of Science & Environment (NC)

Role

Professor of Physical Oceanography

Qualifications

MA (Cantab), PhD (Bristol)

Research interests

Physical Oceanography of Beach Processes and Sediment Transport in Coastal Seas. Modelling and Prediction of Beach Evolution. Seabed Boundary Layer Turbulence. Mixing and Dispersion in Coastal Seas.

Refereed publications over the past 5 years:

BALDOCK, T.E., HUNTLEY, D.A., BIRD, P.A.D., O’HARE, T.J. and BULLOCK, G.N., 2000. Breakpoint generated surf beat induced by bichromatic wave groups. Coastal Engineering, 39, 213-242.

OZANNE, F., CHADWICK, A.J., HUNTLEY, D.A., SIMMONDS, D.J. and LAWRENCE, J., 2000. Velocity predictions for shoaling and breaking waves with a Boussinesq-type model. Coastal Engineering, 41, 361-397.

COCO, G., HUNTLEY, D.A. and O’HARE, T.J. 2000. Investigation of a self-organisation model for beach cusp formation and development. J. Geophys. Res., 105(9), 21991-22002.

DAVIDSON, M. A., KINGSTON, K.S. and HUNTLEY, D.A., 2000. New solution for directional wave analysis in reflective wave fields. J. Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, 126 (4), 173-181.

FALQUES, A., COCO, G. and HUNTLEY, D.A., 2000. A mechanism for the generation of wave-driven rhythmic patterns on the surf zone. J. Geophys. Res., 105 (C10), 24,011-24,087.

MILES, J. R., RUSSELL, P. E. and HUNTLEY, D.A., 2001. Field measurements of sediment dynamics in front of a seawall, Journal of Coastal Research, 17(1), 195-206.

MORRIS, B.D., DAVIDSON, M.A. and HUNTLEY, D.A., 2001. Measurements of the response of a coastal inlet using video monitoring techniques. Marine Geology, 175, 251-272.

COCO, G., HUNTLEY, D. A. and O’HARE, T. J., 2001. Regularity and randomness in the formation of beach cusps. Marine Geology, 178, 1-9.

MILES, J. R., RUSSELL, P. E., RUESSINK, B. G. and HUNTLEY, D. A. 2002. Field observations of the effect of shear waves on sediment suspension and transport. Nearshore and Coastal Oceanography (Continental Shelf Research), 22, 657-681.

HUTHNANCE, J.M., HUMPHERY, J.D., KNIGHT, P.J., CHATWIN, P.G., THOMSEN, L. and WHITE, M. (2002). Near-bed turbulence measurements, stress estimates and sediment mobility at the continental shelf edge. Progress in Oceanography, 52(2-4), 171-194.

CABALLERIA, M., COCO, G., FALQUES, A. and HUNTLEY, D. A. 2002. Self-organisation mechanisms for the formation of nearshore crescentic and transverse bars. Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 465, 379-410.

PRITCHARD, M. and HUNTLEY, D. A. 2002. Instability and mixing in a small estuarine plume front. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 55, 275-285.

BALDOCK, T. E. And HUNTLEY, D. A. 2002. Long wave forcing by the random breaking of gravity water waves. Proc. Roy. Soc. Lond. A 458, 2177-2201

SIEGLE, E., HUNTLEY, D. A. and DAVIDSON, M.A., 2002. Modelling water surface topography at a complex inlet system – Teignmouth, UK. J. Coastal Research, SI36, 675-685

MORRIS, B. D., DAVIDSON, M. A. and HUNTLEY, D. A., 2004. Estimates of the seasonal morphological evolution of the Barra Nova inlet using video techniques. Continental Shelf Research 24 (2), 263-278.

SIEGLE, E., HUNTLEY, D. A. and DAVIDSON, M.A. (In press). Physical controls on the dynamics of inlet bar systems. Ocean Dynamics. ISSN 1616-7341 (print), 1616-7228 (electronic).

BALDOCK, T. E., O’HARE, T. J. and HUNTLEY, D. A. (2004). Long wave forcing on a barred beach. J. Fluid Mech. 503, 321-343.

MASSELINK, G., RUSSELL, P, COCO, G. and HUNTLEY, D. (2004). Test of edge wave forcing during formation of rhythmic beach morphology. J. Geophys. Res, 109, C06003, doi:10.129/2004JC002339.

HUNTLEY, D. A. , COCO, G. and O’HARE, T. J. (in press). Abstracted modelling as a tool for understanding and predicting coastal morphodynamics. J. Coastal Research

Van KONINGSVELD, M, DAVIDSON, M.A. and HUNTLEY, D.A., (2005). Matching science with coastal management needs: the search for appropriate coastal state indicators. J. Coastal Research 21(3), 399-411.

PRITCHARD, M. and HUNTLEY, D. A. (2006).  A simplified energy and mixing budget for a  small river plume discharge. J. Geophys. Res., 111, C03019, doi:10.1029/2005JC002984.

O'HARE, T. J., and HUNTLEY, D. A. 2006, Comment on “Morphologic properties derived from a simple cross-shore sediment transport model” by N. G. Plant, B. G. Ruessink, and K. M. Wijnberg, J. Geophys. Res., 111, C07003, doi:10.1029/2004JC002808

MARINO-TAPIA, I., RUSSELL, P.E., O'HARE, T., DAVIDSON, M.A. and HUNTLEY, D.A. 2007. Cross-shore sediment transport on natural beaches and their relation to sandbar migration patterns. Part 1: Field observations. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112 (C3): Art. No. C03001 MAR 2 2007

MARINO-TAPIA, I., RUSSELL, P.E., O'HARE, T., DAVIDSON, M.A. and HUNTLEY, D.A. 2007. Cross-shore sediment transport on natural beaches and their relation to sandbar migration patterns. Part 2: Modelling. Journal of Geophysical Research, 112 (C3): Art. No. C03002 MAR 2 2007

HUNTLEY, D.A. and STIVE, M. 2007. CoastView Special Issue Forward. Coastal Engineering 54,  461–462

VAN KONINGSVELD, M., DAVIDSON, M., HUNTLEY, D., MEDINA, R., AARNINKHOF, S., JIMENEZ, J., RIDGEWELL, J. and DE KRUIF, A. 2007. A critical review of the CoastView project: Recent and future developments in coastal management video systems. Coastal Engineering 54,  567–576.

HUNTLEY, D.A., COCO, G., BRYAN, K.R. and MURRAY, A.B. 2008, Influence of “defects” on sorted bedform dynamics, Geophys. Res. Lett., 35, L02601, doi:10.1029/2007GL030512.

ALMAR, R, COCO, G.,HUNTLEY, D.A., SHORT, A.D. and SENECHAL, N. 2008. Video observations of beach cusp morphodynamics. Marine Geology, 254, 216-223.

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Van Koningsveld M, Davidson M, Huntley D, Medina R, Aaminkhof S, Jimenez JA, Ridgewell J & de Kruif A 2007 'A critical review of the CoastView project: Recent and future developments in coastal management video systems' Coastal Engineering 54, (6-7) 567-576
Huntley DA & STIVE M 2007 'CoastView Special Issue Forward' Coastal Engineering 54,
Siegle E, Huntley DA & Davidson MA 2007 'Coupling video imaging and numerical modelling for the study of inlet morphodynamics' Marine Geology 236, (3-4) 143-163
Marino-Tapia IJ, Russell PE, O'Hare TJ, Davidson MA & Huntley DA 2007 'Cross-shore sediment transport on natural beaches and its relation to sandbar migration patterns: 1. Field observations and derivation of a transport parameterization' Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 112, (C3)
Marino-Tapia IJ, O'Hare TJ, Russell PE, Davidson MA & Huntley DA 2007 'Cross-shore sediment transport on natural beaches and its relation to sandbar migration patterns: 2. Application of the field transport parameterization' Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 112, (C3)
Pritchard M & Huntley DA 2006 'A simplified energy and mixing budget for a small river plume discharge' Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 111, (C3)
Huntley DA, Coco G & O'Hare TJ 2006 'Abstracted modelling as a tool for understanding and predicting coastal morphodynamics' Journal of Coastal Research 1, 21-27
O'Hare TJ, Ostrowski R, Emsley SM & Huntley DA 2006 'Application of two coastal profile evolution models to Lubiatowo, Poland and La barrosa, Spain,' Archives of Hydro-Engineering and Environmental Mechanics, , . 53, 3-35
Ferreira O, Dias JA & Huntley D 2006 'Coastal hazard assessment in the Gulf of Cadiz - Preface' Continental Shelf Research 26, (9) 1029-1029
Siegle E, Huntley DA & Davidson MA 2006 'Combining video imaging and numerical modelling for the extraction of intertidal morphology' Journal of Coastal Research 1, 478-482
O'Hare TJ & Huntley DA 2006 'Comment on 'Morphologic properties derived from a simple cross-shore sediment transport model'' by N.G. Plant, B.G. Ruessink, and K.M. Wijnberg' Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 111, (C7)
van Koningsveld M, Davidson MA & Huntley DA 2005 'Matching science with coastal management needs: The search for appropriate coastal state indicators' Journal of Coastal Research 21, (3) 399-411
Morris BD, Davidson MA & Huntley DA 2004 'Estimates of the seasonal morphological evolution of the Barra Nova Inlet using video techniques' Continental Shelf Research 24, (2) 263-278
Baldock TE, O'Hare TJ & Huntley DA 2004 'Long wave forcing on a barred beach' Journal of Fluid Mechanics 503, 321-343
Siegle E, Huntley DA & Davidson MA 2004 'Physical controls on the dynamics of inlet sandbar systems' Ocean Dynamics 54, (3-4) 360-373
Masselink G, Russell P, Coco G & Huntley D 2004 'Test of edge wave forcing during formation of rhythmic beach morphology' Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans 109, (C6)
Miles JR, Russell PE, Ruessink BG & Huntley DA 2002 'Field observations of the effect of shear waves on sediment suspension and transport' Continental Shelf Research 22, (4) 657-681
Pritchard M & Huntley DA 2002 'Instability and mixing in a small estuarine plume front' Estuarine Coastal and Shelf Science 55, (2) 275-285
Baldock TE & Huntley DA 2002 'Long wave forcing by the random breaking of gravity water waves' Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series A: Mathematical & Physical Sciences 458, 2177-2201
Baldock TE & Huntley DA 2002 'Long-wave forcing by the breaking of random gravity waves on a beach' Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series A-Mathematical Physical and Engineering Sciences 458, (2025) 2177-2201
SIEGLE E, HUNTLEY DA & DAVIDSON MA 2002 'Modelling water surface topography at a complex inlet system – Teignmouth, UK. , ,' J. Coastal Research SI36, 675-685
Caballeria M, Coco G, Falques A & Huntley DA 2002 'Self-organization mechanisms for the formation of nearshore crescentic and transverse sand bars' Journal of Fluid Mechanics 465, 379-410
Miles JR, Russell PE & Huntley DA 2001 'Field measurements of sediment dynamics in front of a seawall' Journal of Coastal Research 17, (1) 195-206
Morris BD, Davidson MA & Huntley DA 2001 'Measurements of the response of a coastal inlet using video monitoring techniques' Marine Geology 175, (1-4) 251-272
Coco G, Huntley DA & O'Hare TJ 2001 'Regularity and randomness in the formation of beach cusps' Marine Geology 178, (1-4) 1-9
Conference Papers
Pannell MA, O'Hare TJ & Huntley DA 2002 'Modelling of sand ripple development by self-organization in unsteady flow conditions' McKee Smith J Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Coastal Engineering 2002 (Cardiff). World Scientific (Singapore) 2837-2849
O'Hare TJ, Baldock TE, Huntley DA, Bird PD & Bullock GN 2001 'Free longwave shortwave interaction in a surf zone' Edge BL Proceedings 27th International Conference on Coastal Engineering Sydney American Society of Civil Engineers 1448-1461
Huntley DA, Leeks GJL & Walling DE 2001 'Land-Ocean Interaction: Measuring and modelling fluxes from river basins to coastal seas'
Mariño-Tapia I, Russell PE, O'Hare TJ, Davidson MA, Saulter AN, Miles JR & Huntley DA 2001 'Relationship between vertical wave asymmetry and the fourth velocity moment in the surf zone: implications for sediment transport' Edge BL; Hemsley JM Proceedings 4th International Symposium Waves 2001 San Francisco 1295-1305
Baldock TE, Huntley DA, Bird PD, O'Hare TJ & Bullock GN 2001 'Surf beat generation by a time-varying breakpoint' Edge BL Proceedings 27th International Conference on Coastal Engineering Sydney American Society of Civil Engineers 1398-1411