Referred Journal Articles 

In Review

  • Church, J.A., McInnes, K.L. Monselesan, D., Zhang, X., Hunter, J.R. O’Grady, J.G., White, N., Haigh, I.D., in review. Sea-level Rise Projections for Australia: Information for Impact and Adaptation Planning. Submitted to Australian Meteorology and Oceanography Journal in Sep 2014.
  • Dabii, E. P., Haigh, I.D., Lambkin, D., Heron, J., Nicholls, R.J., in review. Beyond significant wave height: A new approach for validating numerical wave models. Submitted to Coastal Engineering in Sep 2014.
  • McCarthy G.D., Haigh, I.D., Hirschi, J.J.-M., Smeed, D.A., in review. Sea level shows ocean control of decadal Atlantic climate variability. Submitted to Nature in July 2014.
  • Gallop, S.L., Bosserelle, C., Haigh, I.D., Wadey, M.P., Eliot, I., Pattiaratchi, C.B.,in review. Coastal reefs and inter-annual shoreline stability. Submitted to Geophysical Research Letters in April 2014.

Published or in press

  1. Ozsoy, O., Haigh, I.D., Wadey, M.P., Nicholls, R.J., Wells, N.C., 2016. High-frequency sea level oscillations and implications for coastal flooding: a case study of the Solent, UK. Continental Shelf Research, 122, 1-13.
  2. Mawdsley, R., Haigh, I.D., 2016. Spatial and Temporal Variability and Long-Term Trends in Skew Surges Globally. Frontiers in Marine Science, 3:29. doi: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00029
  3. McInnes, K.L. White, C.J., Haigh, I.D., et al, 2016. Natural hazards in Australia: sea level and coastal extremes. Climatic Change, pp.1–15.
  4. Ezer, T., Haigh, I.D., Woodworth, P.L., 2016. New analysis of non-linear sea level trends, acceleration and long-term variability on the UK and western European coasts. In press Journal of Coastal Research.
  5. Pitman, S. Gallop, S.L., Haigh, I.D., Mahmoodi, S., Masselink, G., Ranasinghe, R., 2016. Synthetic imagery for the automated detection of rip currents. In: Vila-Concejo, A.; Bruce, E.; Kennedy, D.M., and McCarroll, R.J. (eds.), Proceedings of the 14th International Coastal Symposium (Sydney, Australia). Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue, No. 75, pp. 912-916. Coconut Creek (Florida), ISSN 0749-0208.
  6. Gallop, S.L., Bosserelle, C., Haigh, I.D., Wadey, M.P., Pattiaratchi, C.B, Eliot, I., 2015. The impact of temperate reefs on 34 years of shoreline and vegetation line stability at Yanchep, southwestern Australia and implications for coastal setback. Marine Geology, 369, 224-232.
  7. Wadey, M.P., Haigh, I.D., 2015. Coastal flooding on the 5-6 December 2013 around the UK. In press Frontiers in Marine Science.
  8. Amiruddin, A.M., Haigh, I.D., Tsimplis, M.N, Calafat, F.M., Dangendorf, S., 2015. The seasonal cycle and variability of sea level in the South China Sea. In press Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans.
  9. McCarthy G.D., Haigh, I.D., Hirschi, J.J.-M., Smeed, D.A., 2015. Sea level shows ocean control of decadal Atlantic climate variability. Nature, 521, 508–510.
  10. Haigh, I.D., Wadey, M.P., Gallo, S.L, Loehr, H., Nicholls, R.J., Horsburgh, K., Brown, J.M, and Bradshaw, E., 2015. A user-friendly database of coastal flooding in the United Kingdom 1915-2014. Scientific Data 2, Article number: 150021.
  11. Wadey, M.P, Brown, J., Haigh, I.D., 2015, Assessment and comparison of extreme sea levels and waves during the 2013/14 storm season in two UK coastal regions. Ocean Sci. Discuss.,11, 1995-2028.
  12. McInnes, K.L., Church, J.A., Monselesan, D., Hunter, J.R. O’Grady, J.G., Haigh, I.D., Zhang, X., 2015. Sea-level Rise Projections for Australia: Information for Impact and Adaptation Planning. In press Australian Meteorology and Oceanography Journal.
  13. Dabii, E. P., Haigh, I.D., Lambkin, D., Heron, J., Nicholls, R.J., 2015. Beyond significant wave height: A new approach for validating numerical wave models. Coastal Engineering, 100, 11-25.
  14. Mawdsley, R.J., Haigh, I.D., Wells, N.C. 2015. Global changes in tidal high water, low water and range. Earth’s Futures, 3(2), 66-81.
  15. Arns, A., Wahl, T., Haigh, I.D., Jensen, J., 2015. Determining extreme water return levels at un-gauged sites: a case study of the Schleswig-Holsteins coastline and Islands in north-west Germany. In press Ocean Dynamics.
  16. Saher, M.H., Barlow, N.L.M., Gehrels, W.R., Long, A.A., Haigh, I.D. Blaaw, M., 2015. A 600 year multiproxy record of sea-level change in western Iceland and the influence of the North Atlantic Oscillation. Quaternary Science Reviews, 108, 23–36.
  17. Dangendorf, S., Calafat, F. M., Arns, A., Wahl, T., Haigh, I.D., Jense, J., 2014. Mean sea level variability in the North Sea: processes and implications. In press Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans.
  18. Gallop, S.L., Young, I.R., Ranasinghe, R., Durrant, T.H., Haigh, I.D., 2014. The large-scale influence of the Great Barrier Reef matrix on wave attenuation. In press Coral Reefs.
  19. Brown, S., Nicholls, R.J., Hanson, S., Brundrit, G., Dearing, J., Dickson, M., Gallop, S., Gao, S., Haigh, I.D., et al., 2014. Shifting perspectives on coastal impacts and adaptation. Nature Climate Change, 4, 752–755.
  20. Wadey, M.P., Haigh, I.D., Brown, J.M., 2014. A century of sea level data and the UK’s 2013/14 storm surges: an assessment of extremes and clustering using the Newlyn tide gauge record. Ocean Sci. Discuss.,11, 1995-2028.
  21. Quinn, N. Lewis, M., Wadey, M.P., Haigh, I.D., 2014. Assessing the variability in extreme high water levels for coastal flood risk assessment. In press Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans.
  22. White, N., Haigh, I.D., Church J.A., et al., 2014. Australian Sea Levels – Trends, Regional Variability and Influencing Factors. Earth-Science Reviews, 136, 155–174. OPEN ACCESS
  23. Haigh, I.D., Wahl, T., Rohling, E.J. Price, R.M., Pattiaratchi, C., 2014. Timescales for detecting a significant acceleration in sea-level rise. Nature Communications, 5, 3635. OPEN ACCESS.
  24. Memin, A., Watson, C. Haigh, I.D., MacPherson, L., Tregoning, P., 2014. Non-linear motions of Australian geodetic stations induced by non-tidal ocean loading and the passage of tropical cyclones. Submitted to Earth and Planetary Science Letters in July 2013.
  25. Mawdsley, R.J., Haigh, I.D., Wells, N.C. 2014. Global changes in tidal high water, low water and range. In: Green, A.N. and Cooper, J.A.G. (eds.), Proceedings 13th International Coastal Symposium (Durban, South Africa), Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue No. 70, 343-348.
  26. Haigh, I.D., MacPherson, L.R., Mason, M.S., Wijeratne, E.M.S., Pattiaratchi, C.B., George, S., 2014. Estimating present day extreme water level exceedance probabilities around the coastline of Australia: tropical cyclone induced storm surges. Climate Dynamics, 42, 139-147
  27. Haigh, I.D., Wijeratne, E.M.S., MacPherson, L.R., Pattiaratchi, C.B., Mason, M.S., Crompton, R.P., George, S., 2014Estimating present day extreme total water level exceedance probabilities around the coastline of Australia: tides, extra-tropical storm surges and mean sea level. Climate Dynamics, 42, 121-138.
  28. Rohling, E.J., Haigh, I.D., Foster, G.L., Roberts, A.P., Grant, K.M., 2013. A geological perspective on potential future sea-level rise.  Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group), 3, 3461. OPEN ACCESS
  29. Arns, A., Wahl, T., Haigh, I.D., Pattiaratchi, C., Jensen, J., 2013. Estimating extreme water level probabilities: a comparison of the direct methods and recommendations for best practise. Coastal Engineering, 81, 51–66.
  30. Mudersbach, C., Wahl, T., Haigh, I.D., Jensen, J., 2013. Trends in extreme high sea levels along the German North Sea coastline compared to regional mean sea level changes. Continental Shelf Research, 65, 111–120.
  31. Wahl T., Haigh I.D, Woodworth P.L, Albrecht F., Dillingh D., Jensen J., Nicholls R., Weisse R., Wöppelmann G., 2013. Observed mean sea level changes around the North Sea coastline from 1800 to the present. Earth-Science Reviews, 124, 51–67.
  32. Wahl T., Haigh I.D, Dangendorf, S., Jensen J., 2013. Inter-annual and long-term mean sea level changes along the North Sea coastline. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 65, 1987-1992.
  33. Wadey, M.P., Nicholls, R.J., Haigh, I.D., 2013. Creating a coastal flood event dataset – the 10th March 2008 storm surge event in the Solent, UK. Natural Hazards Review, 67, 829-854.
  34. Smith, A.M., Guastella, L.A., Mather, A.A., Bundy, S.C., Haigh, I.D.2013. Kwazulu-Natal coastal erosion in time and space: a predictive tool? Comparisons between the 2011  and 2007 erosion event. South African Journal of Science, 109, 3/4, 1-4.
  35. Wijeratne, E.M.S., Pattiaratchi, C., Eliot, M., Haigh, I.D., 2012. Tidal characteristics in Bass Strait, southeast Australia. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science, 114, 156–165.
  36. Bosserelle, C., Pattiaratchi, C., Haigh, I.D., 2012. Inter-annual variability and longer-term changes in the wave climate of Western Australia between 1970 and 2009, Ocean Dynamics, 62, 63-76.
  37. Ruocco, A., Nicholls, R.J., Haigh, I.D., Wadey, M., 2011. Reconstructing coastal flood occurrence combining sea level and media sources: A case study of the Solent UK since 1935. Natural Hazards, 59(3), 1773-1796.
  38. Haigh, I.D., Eliot, M., Pattiaratchi, C., 2011. Modeling global influences of the 18.6-year nodal cycle and quasi-4.4 year cycle on high tidal levels. Journal of Geophysical Research-Oceans, 116, C06025, doi:10.1029/2010JC006645.
  39. Haigh, I.D., Nicholls, R.J., Wells, N.C., 2011. Rising sea levels in the English Channel 1900 to 2100. Proceedings of ICE Maritime Engineering, 164(2), 81-92.
  40. Wahl, T., Jensen, J., Frank, T., Haigh, I.D., 2011. Improved estimates of mean sea level changes in the German Bight over the last 166 years. Ocean Dynamics, 61 (5), 701-715.
  41. Haigh, I.D., Nicholls, R.J., Wells, N.C., 2010. A comparison of the main methods for estimating probabilities of extreme still water levels. Coastal Engineering, 57(9) 838-849.).
  42. Haigh, I.D., Nicholls, R.J., Wells, N.C., 2010Assessing changes in extreme still sea levels: Application to the English Channel. Continental Shelf Research, 30 (9), 1042-1055.
  43. Haigh, I.D., Nicholls, R.J., Wells, N.C., 2009. Mean sea-level trends around the English Channel over the 20th century and their wider context. Continental Shelf Research, 29 (17), 2083-2098.
  44. Wells N. C., Baldwin D., Haigh I.D., 2005. Seiches induced by storm surges in the English Channel. The Global Atmosphere-Ocean System, 10, 1, 1-14.

Referred Conference Proceeding

  1. Arne, A., Whal, T., Haigh, I.D., Jensen, J., 2013. Determining extreme water return levels at un-gauged sites: a case study of the Schleswig-Holsteins coastline and Islands in north-west Germany. Coastal Dynamics, France.
  2. Haigh, I.D., Eliot, M., Pattiaratchi, C., 2011. Regional changes in mean sea level around Western Australia between 1897 and 2008. Coasts and Ports Conference, Perth, Australia (28-30 Sep 2011).
  3. Bosserelle, C., Haigh, I.D., Pattiaratchi, C., Gallop, S., 2011 Simulation of perched beach accretion using Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics. Coasts and Ports Conference, Perth, Australia (28-30 Sep 2011).
  4. MacPherson, L.R., Haigh, I.D., Pattiaratchi, C., 2011. Coastal flooding in the Peel Harvey Estuary and the effects of mean sea level rise. Coasts and Ports Conference, Perth, Australia (28-30 Sep 2011).
  5. Haigh, I.D., Pattiaratchi, C., 2010. 21st century changes in extreme sea levels around Western Australia. Proceedings of the 17th National Australian Meteorological & Oceanographic Society Conference, Canberra, Australia.

Non-Referred Conference Proceedings

  1. Gallop, S.L., Bosserelle, C., Pattiaratchi, C., Eliot, I., Haigh, I.D., 2012. Influence of Calcarenite Limestone reeds on beach erosion and recovery. 32rd International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Santander, Spain.
  2. Arne, A., Whal, T., Haigh, I.D., Mudersbach, C., Jense, J., Pattiaratchi, C., 2012. Changes in mean and extreme sea levels in Western Australia and Northern Europe. 6th Chinse-German Joint Symposium on Hydraulic and Ocean Engineering.
  3. Haigh, I.D., Nicholls, R.J., Wells, N.C., 2008. Extreme sea levels in the English Channel: preliminary observations. 31st International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Hamburg, German.
  4. Haigh, I.D., Butcher, P., Harris, J.M., Cooper, N.J., Trip, I., 2004. Developing an improved understanding of storm surges in the Solent. Proceedings of the 39th DEFRA Flood and Coastal Management Conference, York, UK.
  5. Haigh, I.D., Norton, P.A., Townend, I.H., 2004. Understanding and predicting morphological change in the inner Humber Estuary. Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Coastal Engineering, Lisbon, Portugal, Smith, J. (Ed.).
  6. Jones, O., Simons, R., Harris, J.M., Haigh, I. D., 2004. Predicting the morphological evolution of sandbanks. Proceedings of the Littoral Conference, Aberdeen, Scotland.

Technical Reports

  1. Haigh, I.D., Wijeratne, E.M.S., MacPherson, L.R., Mason, M.S., Pattiaratchi, C.B., Crompton, R.P., George, S., 2012. Estimating present day extreme total water level exceedence probabilities around the coastline of Australia. Client: Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency.
  2. Nicholls, R.J., Haigh, I.D., 2011. Changes in tidal range at Lowestoft and Hinkley Point: Observations and predictions.
  3. Pattiaratchi, C., Gallop, S.L., Bosserelle, C., Haigh, I. D., 2011. Coastal assessment study: Yancehp Lagoon. Client: City of Wanneroo, Australia.
  4. Haigh, I. D., 2005. Managing channel changes in the inner Humber Estuary. Report No. 1104. Client: Associated British Ports.
  5. Haigh, I. D., 2004. Alkborough managed realignment, Phase 2, ADP Survey Report. Report No. 1093. Client: Environment Agency.
  6. Haigh, I. D., 2004. An improved understanding of surge propagation through the Solent. Report No. 1074. Client: Environment Agency.
  7. Haigh, I. D., 2004. Hydrodynamic modelling of setback sites in the Humber Estuary. Report No. 1057. Client: Environment Agency.
  8. Haigh, I. D., 2004. Geomorphological modelling of setback sites in the Humber Estuary. Report No. 1055. Client: Environment Agency.
  9. Haigh, I. D., 2004. Historic bathymetric analysis of the Inner Humber Estuary. Report No. 1013. Client: Environment Agency.
  10. Haigh, I. D., 2002. Teignmouth Quay development environmental statement: changes to physical processes. Report No. 961. Client: Associated British Ports.
  11. Haigh, I. D., 2002. Dibden terminal inquiry – meteorological effects on water levels in Southampton Water. Report No. 961. Client: Associated British Ports.
  12. Haigh, I. D., 2002. Modelling of flow patterns at the mouth of the River Hamble: assessment of location of oil spill boom. Report No. 939. Client: Harbour Master River Hamble.
  13. Haigh, I. D., 2001. Model and field data for MARIN ship manoeuvring studies. Report No. 924. Client: Associated British Ports.

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