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Research interests

  • Marine Renewable Energy
  • Regional climate change; including prediction and impacts
  • Air-sea exchange of gases and particles
  • Global carbon cycle
  • Marine Earth Observation

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energy Earth & Environmental Sciences
air Earth & Environmental Sciences
gas Earth & Environmental Sciences
Gases Engineering & Materials Science
bubble Earth & Environmental Sciences
Air Engineering & Materials Science
ocean Earth & Environmental Sciences
sea surface Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Selected Research Output 1987 2017

The strength and phase of the tidal stream

Woolf, D. K. Dec 2013 In : International Journal of Marine Energy. 3-4, p. 3-13 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

energy
Resistors
inertia
harbor
friction

The OceanFlux Greenhouse Gases methodology for deriving a sea surface climatology of CO2 fugacity in support of air-sea gas flux studies

Goddijn-Murphy, L. M., Woolf, D. K., Land, P. E., Shutler, J. D. & Donlon, C. 8 Jul 2015 In : Ocean Science. 11, 4, p. 519-541 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

air
climatology
sea surface
sea surface temperature
fugacity

A reconciliation of empirical and mechanistic models of the air-sea gas transfer velocity

Goddijn-Murphy, L., Woolf, D. K., Callaghan, A., Nightingale, P. & Shutler, J. Jan 2016 In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 121, 1, p. 818-835 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oceans and Seas
Gases
Air
gas
air

A Sensitivity Analysis of the Impact of Rain on Regional and Global Sea-Air Fluxes of CO2

Ashton, I., Shutler, J., Land, P., Woolf, D. K. & Quartly, G. 27 Sep 2016 In : PLOS ONE. 11, 9, e0161105

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

air
rain
Rain
seas
gas

On the calculation of air-sea fluxes of CO2 in the presence of temperature and salinity gradients

Woolf, D. K., Land, P. E., Shutler, J. D., Goddijn-Murphy, L. M. & Donlon, C. J. 23 Mar 2016 In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 121, 2, p. 1229–1248 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

salinity
temperature
upper ocean
skin
sea surface

FluxEngine: A flexible processing system for calculating atmosphere-ocean carbon dioxide gas fluxes and climatologies

Shutler, J., Land, P., Piolle, J-F., Woolf, D. K., Goddijn-Murphy, L., Paul, F., Girard-Ardhuin, F., Chapron, B. & Donlon, C. Apr 2016 In : Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. 33, 4, p. 741-756 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

air
gas
climate
carbon dioxide
ocean

The dynamics of an energetic tidal channel, the Pentland Firth, Scotland

Easton, M., Woolf, D. K. & Bowyer, P. 1 Oct 2012 In : Continental Shelf Research. 48, 1, p. 50-60 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

energy
strait
energy flux
energetics
tidal channel

Current patterns in the Inner Sound (Pentland Firth) from underway ADCP data

Goddijn-Murphy, L., Woolf, D. K. & Easton, M. Jan 2013 In : Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology. 30, 1, p. 96-111 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acoustics
Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler
energy
Electric current measurement
Coastal zones

Marine renewable energy: The ecological implications of altering the hydrodynamics of the marine environment

Shields, M. A., Woolf, D. K., Grist, E. P. M., Kerr, S. A., Jackson, A., Harris, R. E., Bell, M. C., Beharie, R. A., Want, A., Gibb, S. W., Osalusi, E. & Side, J. Jan 2011 In : Ocean and Coastal Management. 54, 1, p. 2-9 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLiterature review

energy
Renewable energy resources
Climate change
Hydrodynamics
marine environment

Strategic priorities for assessing ecological impacts of marine renewable energy devices in the Pentland Firth (Scotland, UK)

Shields, M. A., Dillon, L. J., Woolf, D. K. & Ford, A. T. Jul 2009 In : Marine Policy. 33, 4, p. 635-642 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parameterizations and algorithms for oceanic whitecap coverage

Goddijn-Murphy, L., Woolf, D. K. & Callaghan, A. H. Apr 2011 In : Journal of Physical Oceanography. 41, 4, p. 742-756 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Space-based retrievals of air-sea gas transfer velocities using altimeters: Calibration for dimethyl sulfide

Goddijn-Murphy, L., Woolf, D. K. & Marandino, C. 24 Aug 2012 In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 117, C8, p. - 14 p., C08028

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Characterisation of a tidal energy site: hydrodynamics and seabed structure

Easton, M., Woolf, D. K., Harendza, A. & Jackson, A. 2011 9th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (EWTEC 2011). Sustainable Energy Research Group, University of Southampton, 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

energy
sand wave
site characterization
flow structure
energy resource

An operational hydrodynamic model of a key tidal-energy site: Inner Sound of Stroma, Pentland Firth (Scotland, UK)

Easton, M., Woolf, D. K. & Pans, S. 2010 3rd International Conference and Exhibition on Ocean Energy. Ente Vasco de la Energía , 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

energy
tides
fences
Scotland
hydrodynamics

Calculating long-term global air-sea flux of carbon dioxide using scatterometer, passive microwave, and model reanalysis wind data

Fangohr, S., Woolf, D. K., Jeffery, C. D. & Robinson, I. S. 23 Sep 2008 In : Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans. 113, C9, p. - 14 p., C09032

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tuning a physically-based model of the air-sea gas transfer velocity

Jeffery, C. D., Robinson, I. S. & Woolf, D. K. 2010 In : Ocean Modelling. 31, 1-2, p. 28-35 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

One-dimensional modelling of convective CO2 exchange in the Tropical Atlantic

Jeffery, C. D., Woolf, D. K., Robinson, I. S. & Donlon, C. J. 2007 In : Ocean Modelling. 19, 3-4, p. 161-182 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Application of new parameterizations of gas transfer velocity and their impact on regional and global marine CO2 budgets

Fangohr, S. & Woolf, D. K. Jun 2007 In : Journal of Marine Systems. 66, 1-4, p. 195-203 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Radar altimetry: introduction and application to air-sea interaction

Woolf, D. K. & Gommenginger, C. 2008 Remote sensing of the European seas. Barale, V. & Gade, M. (eds.). Springer, p. 283-294 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

altimeter
radar altimetry
altimetry
sea level
sampling

Activities 2008 2017

Marine Alliance in Science & Technology for Scotland (External organisation)

Woolf, D. K. (Chair)
1 Feb 2017 → …

Activity: Membership of committee

international workshop on fluvial and marine energy

Woolf, D. K. (Invited speaker)
30 Nov 20162 Dec 2016

Activity: Participation in conference

The environmental effects of altering flow

Woolf, D. K. (Invited speaker)
2 Dec 2016

Activity: Invited talk

HWU, ICIT and the Orkney Campus

Woolf, D. K. (Invited speaker)
1 Dec 2016

Activity: Invited talk

Press / Media

Measuring CO2 absorption

David Kevin Woolf

1/05/16

1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Research

How Northern European waters soak up carbon dioxide

David Kevin Woolf

25/02/16

1 item of media coverage

Press / Media: Research