Dr Julia Mullarney
Senior Lecturer (Coastal)
Qualifications: BA (Hons) Cambridge, MSc Bristol, PhD ANU
Personal Website: https://juliamullarney.com
I have previously conducted research in the USA, Canada, Australia and the UK, with topics ranging from laboratory analog experiments of the large-scale ocean overturning to much smaller scale coastal process studies. I am a big believer in the collection and analysis of field data to validate and improve theoretical and numerical models. When not working, I like to play outside, particularly on ice.
Physical oceanography, coastal ocean dynamics, geophysical fluid dynamics. In particular: exploring mixing and turbulence processes in coastal environments based on field observations; use of laboratory experiments to elucidate fundamental physical processes that cannot be resolved in large-scale numerical models; vegetation dynamics.
I am currently seeking graduate students to partake in exciting coastal research projects. Please contact me with any inquiries. I am particularly keen to hear from students with a strong mathematics, physics or engineering background.
- de Ruiter, Peter (in progress). Hydrodynamic controls on sedimentation with Tauranga Harbour.
- Norris, Ben (in progress). Hydrodynamics and morphodynamics of flows within mangrove swamps in the Mekong Delta.
- Bredin-Grey, Holly (2016). Changes in flow and sediment trapping caused by bioturbating macrofauna (austrahelice crassa).
- Brunschwiler, Nadine (2015). Dispersal and mxing of stormwater run-off plumes in the Port of Tauranga, New Zealand.
Tinoco, R. O., San Juan, J. E., & Mullarney, J. C. (2020). Simplification bias: lessons from laboratory and field experiments on flow through aquatic vegetation. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 45(1), 121-143. doi:10.1002/esp.4743
Le Minor, M., Mullarney, J. C., Pilditch, C. A., & Huhn, K. (2019). Crab burrow aspect ratio influences particle capture rates on intertidal sandflats. Geo-Marine Letters. doi:10.1007/s00367-019-00630-x
de Ruiter, P. J., Mullarney, J. C., Bryan, K. R., & Winter, C. (2019). The links between entrance geometry, hypsometry and hydrodynamics in shallow tidally dominated basins. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 16 pages. doi:10.1002/esp.4622
Montgomery, J. M., Bryan, K. R., Mullarney, J. C., & Horstman, E. M. (2019). Attenuation of storm surges by coastal mangroves. Geophysical Research Letters. doi:10.1029/2018GL081636
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