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.

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

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.

Integrity and reliability analysis of PPP ambiguity resolution. Newcastle University; Pearson, C.

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

Monitoring ground deformation in London, UK. Imperial College, London; Bischoff, C.

Monitoring ground deformation patterns at London and Thames Estuary area from 2002 to 2009 by using ISBAS DInSAR results. University of Nottingham; Al-Shammari, L.

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

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

Sub-surface feature detection using the Sub-SAR technique. University of Nottingham; Athab, A.

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

The effects of storminess on coastal ecosystem services and wellbeing. University of York; Holmes, T.

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


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.

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.


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.