PhD theses

In preparation

Application of satellite InSAR data in the assessment of ground motion in areas of historic mining to aid environmental and resource management. University of Nottingham; Gee, D.

Balancing commercial seed mussel harvest - modelling bird food requirements. University of Bangor, Feather B.

Development of 4D Chirp. University of Southampton, NOC; Faggetter, M.

Geophysical methods for identifying streambed structural heterogeneity and implications for groundwater - surface water exchange flow. University of Birmingham; Dara, R.

Investigating ground movement and its causes in London, UK, using permanent scatterer interferometry). Imperial College; Bischoff, C.

Multi-source remote sensing for enhanced flood modelling (using different UAV based sensors to generate an optimal 3d landscape model for hydrodynamic modelling). Newcastle University, Senn, J.

Probing the asthenosphere beneath the Australian region with surface GPS/GNSS. University of Tasmania; Matviichuk, B.

Researching fluvial morphology, in particular sediment transport. University of Durham, Osborne, W.

Saltmarsh ecosystems and the various processes occurring within them (carbon sequestration) being the crux, and how ecosystem services (direct or indirect) are valued and can generate income for management and restoration. University of Saint Andrews, Taylor, B.

Space weather effects. University of Bath; Absaleh, H.

Studying groundwater properties and behaviour using geospatial techniques. University of Nottingham, Agarwal, V.

Terrestrial water storage anomalies as estimated using GPS and GRACE observations. Scripps Institution of Oceanography; Adusumilli, S.

Tidal measurements for coastal resilience and survey. University of Liverpool; Knight, P.

The use of UAVs for the identification of an invasive aquatic plant species (The effective management of the invasive aquatic plant Australian swamp stonecrop (Crassula helmsii) in wetlands). University of Brighton, Strong, C.


Interferometric synthetic aperture radar atmospheric correction using a GPS-based iterative tropospheric decomposition model.Newcastle University, Yu, C.

Validating the SubSAR technique for buried feature detection using satelllite SAR data. University of Nottingham, Athab, A.D..


A multiple algorithm approach to the analysis of GNSS time series for detecting anomalous behaviours, geohazards and meteorological events. University of Nottingham, Habboub, M.

Long-term peatland condition assessment via surface motion monitoring using the ISBAS DInSAR technique. University of Nottingham; Alshammari, L.

Prise en compte de la dépendance spatiotemporale desséries temporelles de coordonnées GNSS pour unemeilleure détermination des plaques tectoniques majeures par rapport au centre de la Terre. École Doctorale d’Astronomie et d’Astrophysique d’Île-de-France; Benoist, C.


Assessment of the accuracy and the contribution of multi-GNSS in structural monitoring. University of Nottingham; Msaewe, H.

Soil erosion control using cover crops in maize. Cranfield University; Mancini, A.

High accuracy GNSS processing for a road vehicle. Imperial College London; Feng, S.

Establishing wide-scale mapping of vertical land motion with advanced DInSAR time series analysis in Scotland. University of Glasgow; Stockamp, J.

Network solution as a facilitator for precise point positioning real time kinematic. Newcastle University; Pearson, C.

Using Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) for identifying floodplain and riverbed structural heterogeneity and implications for groundwater-surface water exchange. University of Birmingham. Dara, R.


A novel GNSS-based positioning system to support railway operations. Imperial College; Damy, S.

Acoustic Doppler current profiler positioning near river engineering structures. Cranfield University; Kriechbaumer, T.

Advanced assistance services of high performance in harsh environments, part of Marie Curie Initial Training Network MULTI-POS. Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona; Pasnikowski, M.

Assessment of long-term deformation in Johor, Malaysia using Global Positioning System (GPS) and Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar (InSAR). University of Nottingham; Bin Che Amat, M.

Multi-sensor fusion for driverless car technologies. University of Wales, Aberystwyth; Lu L.

Multipath mitigation for GPS and GLONASS with application in earthquake and tsunami early warning. Newcastle University; Cowles, P.

Precise Point Positioning (PPP): GPS vs. GLONASS and GPS+GLONASS with an alternative strategy for Tropospheric Zenith Total Delay (ZTD) Estimation; Mohammed, J.

Study of the ionospheric disturbances through total electron content over southern Europe. University of Madrid; Bouza, M.R.

Using multiple disciplines to investigate coastal storms in the UK: considering environmental records and social perceptions. University of York, Holmes, T.


Cirrus occurrence and properties determined from ground-based remote sensing. University of Hertfordshire; Dandini, P.

Investigations of GNSS antenna effects on high-precision GNSS positioning at GeoNet and two UK scientific GNSS stations. University of Luxembourg; Sidorov, D.

Ionospheric scintillation effects on GNSS: monitoring and data treatment development. University of Nottingham; Romano, V.

Soil and land form sensitivity to erosion in the machair landscape of the southern Outer Hebrides, Scotland. University of Dundee; Young, E.


Change detection analysis in geodetic time series. University of Luxembourg; Olivares, G.

Developing a novel method to retrieve high spatial resolution Aerosol Optical Thickness (AOT) from satellite data. University of Southampton; Wilson, R.

Landscape and society in Orkney during the first millennium BC. University of the Highlands & Islands (Orkney College); Moore, J.

The potential of precipitable water vapour measurements from GNSS in Luxembourg. University of Luxembourg; Ahmed, F.

Kinematic GNSS tropospheric estimation and mitigation over a range of altitudes. Newcastle University; Webb, S.

Managing the retreat: understanding the transition to salt marsh in coastal realignment projects. University of Plymouth; White, A.


Enhanced ambiguity resolution and integrity monitoring methods for Precise Point Positioning. Imperial College London; Jokinen, A.

Improved Convergence for GNSS Precise Point Positioning. University of New Brunswick; Banville,S.

Predicting salmonid population ecology from individual fish responses to environmental change; bridging behaviour, conservation and fishery management. Bournemouth University; Sui Chan, P.

Science, participation, and a new approach to river restoration. University of Durham; Maynard, C.

The dynamics of upland river confluences. University of Durham. Tancock, M.


Cold air pools over complex terrain. University of Leeds; Jemmett-Smith, B.

Flood prediction and mitigation in data sparse environments. University of Durham; Sanyal, J.

GNSS Precise Point Positioning: The Enhancement with GLONASS. Newcastle University. Martin, I.

Non-parametric and semi-parametric regional modeling of the ionospheric vertical total electron content using ground-based GPS observations. Middle East Technical University, Turkey; Durmaz, M


Microplate kinematics, intraplate deformation and sea level rise in Europe. University of Arizona; Buble, G.


Ionospheric imaging to improve GPS timing. University of Bath; Rose, J.A.R.

Statistical analysis of ionospheric total electron content. University of Bath; Katamzi, Z.

Towards centimetre level real-time kinematic GNSS single point precise positioning. Newcastle University; Miller, I.

Up-scaling of peatland methane emission estimates from small to large scales. University of Edinburgh; Mohammed, A.

Using sea-level and land motion data to develop an improved glacial isostatic adjustment model for the British Isles. Durham University; Bradley, S.


Addressing the problem of land motion at tide gauges. University of South Florida; Doran, K.

A low-cost remote sensing system for agricultural applications. Aston University; Shuib, S.

An assessment of the quality of GPS water vapour estimates and their use in operational meteorology and climate monitoring. University of Nottingham; Jones, J.

GPS and PSI integration for monitoring urban land motion. University of Nottingham; Leighton, J.

Estimation of crustal vertical movements with GPS in a geocentric frame, within the framework of the TIGA Project. Laboratoire de Recherche en Géodésie (LAREG) of the Institut Géographique National (IGN); Santamaria Gomez, A.

Evaluating the role of grass buffer strips in arable catchments. University of Plymouth; Pillidge, S.

GNSS related (restricted access). University of Nottingham; Dodson, A. (supervisor).

Integration of geometric city models and GNSS for the simulation and modelling of availability and multipath, paving the way for new applications. University College London; Bradbury, J.

Post-project monitoring and evaluation of river rehabilitation projects in the UK and Japan. University of Leeds; Aberg, U.

Sounding the Earth's atmospheric water vapour using signals emitted by Global Navigation Satellite Systems. Catholic University of Louvain-La-Neuve; Pottiaux, E.

Towards unification of the vertical datum in the UK. Newcastle University; Dayoub, N.

Ubiquitous positioning using high precision integrated GPS and INS sensors. University of Melbourne; Kealy, A. (supervisor).


Contributions to the foundations of a safety case for the use of GNSS in railway environments. University College London; Stolagiewicz, A.

Development of azimuth dependent tropospheric mapping functions, based on a high resolution mesoscale numerical weather model, for GNSS data processing. University of Nottingham; Orliac, E.J.

GNSS Permanent Networks Monitoring: Problems and Solutions. Politecnico di Milano; Caldera, S.

Mechanisms of coastal erosion in Devensian tills on the East Yorkshire Coast. University of Leeds; Quinn, J.

Palaeosalinity change in the Taw Estuary, south-west England: response to late Holocene river discharge and relative sea-level change. University of Exeter; Havelock, G.

The value of different modelling approaches to investigate estuarine morphodynamics. University College Cork; Cronin, K.


An investigation into the capability of hyperspectral data to monitor buried pipeline remediation. Newcastle University; White, D.

Creating a 2-layer tomographic model for ionospheric recovery using GPS. Newcastle University; Al-Shammari, R.

A Critical Evaluation of Remote Sensing Based Land Cover Mapping Methodologies. Cranfield University; Farmer, E.

Hydro-ecological modelling of braided rivers. University of Cambridge; Cox, C.

Integration of geometric city models and GNSS for the simulation and modelling of availability and multipath, paving the way for new applications. University College London; Bradbury, J.

Mapping the underworld: integrated GNSS based positioning and GIS based GNSS simulation. University of Nottingham; Taha, A.

RTK network in Malaysia. University of Nottingham; Yusoff, M.

Spaceborne receivers in a relative navigation system based on RTK technology. Imperial College London; Jie, B.


Development of plant communities on restored salt marshes. University of East Anglia; Mossman, H.

Experimental investigation of ionospheric plasma electron density by the incoherent scatter method in quiet and disturbed conditions. Institute of Ionosphere NAS & MES of the Ukraine; Therniak, Y.

GPS satellite availability analysis and multipath prediction using high resolution LiDAR Digital Surface Models. University of Glamorgan; Jing, L.

The development of a 3-pass persistent scatterer algorithm using the integer ambiguity search method. University of Nottingham; Warren, M.

Modelling forest landscape dynamics in Glen Affric, Scotland. University of Aberdeen; Richards, M.

Improved ionospheric correction for dual frequency and differential GPS positioning methods. University of Leeds; Nagarajoo, K.

Improved integrity algorithms for integrated GPS/INS systems in the presence of slowly growing errors. Imperial College London; Bhatti, U.

Strategies for surveyors using GPS networks. University of Nottingham; Al-Subaie, M.


Monitoring Seismic Hazard in the Central Mediterranean using GPS. Newcastle University; Freemantle, A.


Persistent scatterer interferometry to monitor mining related ground surface deformation for data-driven modelling. Durham University; Kemeling, I.

Elastic and inelastic ocean tide loading response in the British Isles from long-term GPS observations. Newcastle University; Allinson, C.

Geomorphological history of Studland, GPS post-processing for spatial referencing of GPR data. Bournemouth University;
Cook, C.

Improving the GPS vertical component to calibrate satellite altimeters. University of Colorado at Boulder; Morken, D.

Reduction of GPS tropospheric artefacts in SAR interferograms using GPS data. Newcastle University; Edwards, S.

Validation of map matching algorithm results. Imperial College London; Quddus, M.


Modelling and determination of ionospheric effects on RGPS measurements. University of Leeds; Abdullah, M.


Strategies for long-term monitoring of tide gauges using GPS. University of Nottingham; Teferle, F.N.

Terrestrial remote survey techniques for cliff modelling. University of Nottingham; Adams, J.C.