Explore Open Access Research in Hydrology, Aquaculture and Water Resources

We're pleased to highlight a selection of recent open access research from across our Aquaculture, Hydrology and Water Resources journals. All of this research is freely and permanently available on ScienceDirect, simply click on the links below to start reading, or skip to your preferred section.


Water Resources

Extension of k-ω turbulence closure to two-phase sediment transport modelling: Application to oscillatory sheet flows
Laurent O. Amoudry
Advances in Water Resources, in press, July 2014

Numerical investigation of chaotic advection past a groyne based on laboratory flow experiment
Márton Zsugyel, Tamás Tél, János Józsa
Advances in Water Resources, Volume 71, 2014

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Improving water-efficient irrigation: Prospects and difficulties of innovative practices
Les Levidow, Daniele Zaccaria, Rodrigo Maia, Eduardo Vivas, Mladen Todorovic, Alessandra Scardigno
Agricultural Water Management, Volume 146, 2014

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Structural optimization of seawater desalination: I. A flexible superstructure and novel MED–MSF configurations
Tawfiq H. Dahdah, Alexander Mitsos
Desalination, Volume 344, 2014

Structural optimization of seawater desalination: II novel MED–MSF–TVC configurations
Tawfiq H. Dahdah, Alexander Mitsos
Desalination, Volume 344, 2014

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Branding water
Sara Dolnicar, Anna Hurlimann, Bettina Grün
Water Research, Volume 57, 2014

Assessing potential modifications to the activated sludge process to improve simultaneous removal of a diverse range of micropollutants
Bruce Petrie, Ewan J. McAdam, John N. Lester, Elise Cartmell
Water Research, Volume 62, 2014

Multi-scale modelling of bioreactor–separator system for wastewater treatment with two-dimensional activated sludge floc dynamics
Irina D. Ofiţeru, Micol Bellucci, Cristian Picioreanu, Vasile Lavric, Thomas P. Curtis
Water Research, Volume 50, 2014

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Predicting presence and absence of trout (Salmo trutta) in Iran
Hossein Mostafavi, Florian Pletterbauer, Brian W. Coad, Abdolrassoul Salman Mahini, Rafaela Schinegger, Günther Unfer, Clemens Trautwein, Stefan Schmutz
Limnologica, Volume 46, 2014

Modelling Lake Kivu water level variations over the last seven decades
Fabrice A. Muvundja, Alfred Wüest, Mwapu Isumbisho, Mwenyemali B. Kaningini, Natacha Pasche, Päivi Rinta, Martin Schmid
Limnologica, Volume 47, 2014

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The apparently very variable potency of the anti-depressant fluoxetine
J.P. Sumpter, R.L. Donnachie, A.C. Johnson
Aquatic Toxicology, Volume 151, 2014

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Hydrology

Influence of vertical flows in wells on groundwater sampling
Lindsay A. McMillan, Michael O. Rivett, John H. Tellam, Peter Dumble, Helen Sharp
Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, article in press, May 2014

A mass balance approach to investigating geochemical controls on secondary water quality impacts at a crude oil spill site near Bemidji, MN
G.-H. Crystal Ng, Barbara A. Bekins, Isabelle M. Cozzarelli, Mary Jo Baedecker, Philip C. Bennett, Richard T. Amos
Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, Volume 164, 2014

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Single event time series analysis in a binary karst catchment evaluated using a groundwater model (Lurbach system, Austria)
C. Mayaud, T. Wagner, R. Benischke, S. Birk
Journal of Hydrology, Volume 511, 2014

Simulating daily rainfall fields over large areas for collective risk estimation
Francesco Serinaldi, Chris G. Kilsby
Journal of Hydrology, Volume 512, 2014

Application of a stochastic weather generator to assess climate change impacts in a semi-arid climate: The Upper Indus Basin
N. Forsythe, H.J. Fowler, S. Blenkinsop, A. Burton, C.G. Kilsby, D.R. Archer, C. Harpham, M.Z. Hashmi
Journal of Hydrology, volume 517, 2014

Assessing the impact of urbanization on storm runoff in a peri-urban catchment using historical change in impervious cover
James D. Miller, Hyeonjun Kim, Thomas R. Kjeldsen, John Packman, Stephen Grebby, Rachel Dearden
Journal of Hydrology, Volume 515, 2014

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Modeling of hydrological drought durations and magnitudes: Experiences on Canadian streamflows
Tribeni C. Sharma, Umed S. Panu
Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, Volume 1, 2014

Assessing dissolved methane patterns in central New York groundwater
Lauren E. McPhillips, Anne Elise Creamer, Brian G. Rahm, M. Todd Walter
Journal of Hydrology: Regional Studies, Volume 1, 2014

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Fisheries and Aquaculture

Fluidization velocity assessment of commercially available sulfur particles for use in autotrophic denitrification biofilters
Laura Christianson, Steven Summerfelt
Aquacultural Engineering, Volume 60, 2014

Evaluation of depuration procedures to mitigate the off-flavor compounds geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol from Atlantic salmon Salmo salar raised to market-size in recirculating aquaculture systems
John Davidson, Kevin Schrader, Eric Ruan, Bruce Swift, Jennifer Aalhus, Manuel Juarez, William Wolters, Gary Burr, Christopher Good, Steven T. Summerfelt
Aquacultural Engineering, Volume 61, 2014

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Practical supplementation of shrimp and fish feeds with crystalline amino acids
Alberto J.P. Nunes, Marcelo V.C. Sá, Craig L. Browdy, Mercedes Vazquez-Anon
Aquaculture, Volume 431, 2014

Comparative study of the reproductive performance and White Spot Syndrome Virus (WSSV) status of black tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon) collected from the Bay of Bengal
Partho Debnath, Manjurul Karim, Ben Belton
Aquaculture, Volumes 424–425, 2014

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Quantifying barotrauma risk to juvenile fish during hydro-turbine passage
Marshall C. Richmond, John A. Serkowski, Laurie L. Ebner, Mirjam Sick, Richard S. Brown, Thomas J. Carlson
Fisheries Research, Volume 154, 2014

Evaluating potential biodegradable twines for use in the snow crab fishery off Newfoundland and Labrador
Paul D. Winger, George Legge, Christopher Batten, Georgina Bishop
Fisheries Research, Volume 161, 2015

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Impaired behavioural response to alarm substance in rainbow trout exposed to copper nanoparticles
Tereza Sovová, David Boyle, Katherine A. Sloman, Cecilia Vanegas Pérez, Richard D. Handy
Aquatic Toxicology, Volume 152, 2014

Mortality and deformities in European lobster (Homarus gammarus) juveniles exposed to the anti-parasitic drug teflubenzuron
Ole B. Samuelsen, Bjørn T. Lunestad, Eva Farestveit, Ellen S. Grefsrud, Rita Hannisdal, Bjarte Holmelid, Tore Tjensvoll, Ann-Lisbeth Agnalt
Aquatic Toxicology, Volume 149, 2014

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