Selected publications



T. Y. Qiu, O. N. Igobo and P. A. Davies: DesaLink: solar-powered desalination of brackish groundwater giving high output and high recovery, Desalination and Water Treatment, 51, 1279-1289 (2013).

G. Lychnos and P. A. Davies: Modelling and experimental verification of a solar-powered liquid desiccant cooling system for greenhouse food production in hot climates, Energy, 40, 116-130 (2012).

W. Langford, A. Gordon, L. Bastin, S. Bekessy, M. White and G. Newell:  Raising the bar for systematic conservation planning. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Volume 26, Issue 12, December 2011, 634-640.

A. Gordon, W. Langford, M. White, J. Todd and L. Bastin: Modelling trade offs between public and private conservation policies,  Biological Conservation 144:  558-566 (2011).

P. D. Topham, A. J. Parnell and R. C. Hiorns. Block Copolymer Strategies for Solar Cell Technology. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 49: 1131-1156 (2011)

P. A. Davies, R. Srivastava, B. Kaphaliya, A. K. Hossain, O. Ngoye Igobo, and G. Garantziotis: A greenhouse integrating desalination, water saving and rainwater harvesting for use in salt-affected inland regions, Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research, 70: 628-633 (2011)

 T. Y. Qiu and P. A. Davies: The scope to improve the efficiency of solar-powered reverse osmosis, Desalination and Water Treatment, 35: 14-32 (2011)

J. D. Nixon, P. K. Dey, P. A. Davies:  Which is the best solar thermal collection technology for electricity generation in north-west India? Evaluation of options using the analytical hierarchy process, Energy, 35:5230-5240 (2010)

L. Bastin: Urban ecosystems – tapping the human resource. In The New Optimists: Scientists View Tomorrow's World & What it Means to Us (editor K. Richards) Linus ISBN-10: 1907843000 (2010)

G. Lychnos, J. P. Fletcher and P. A. Davies: Properties of seawater bitterns with regard to liquid-desiccant cooling, Desalination, 250: 172-178 (2010)

A. K. Hossain and P. A. Davies: Plant oils as fuels for compression ignition engines: a technical review and life-cycle analysis, Renewable Energy, 35: 1-13 (2010)

P. R. Knowles, P. Griffin and P. A. Davies: Complementary methods to investigate the development of clogging within a horizontal sub-surface flow tertiary treatment wetland, Water Research, 44: 320-330 (2010)

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