PUBLICATIONS

Observation & Operations

Peer Reviewed Journals

• AI Olbert, E Ragnoli, S Nash, M Hartnett (2016), Turbulence modelling using dynamic parameterization with data assimilation, Journal of Hydraulic Research
• Atan, R., Goggins J., Hartnett M., Agostinho P., Nash, S. (2016), Assessment of wave characteristics and resource variability at a 1/4-scale wave energy test site in Galway Bay using waverider and high frequency radar (CODAR) data, Ocean Engineering
• L Ren, M Hartnett, (2016), Sensitivity analysis of a data assimilation technique for hindcasting and forecasting hydrodynamics of a complex coastal water body, Computers & Geosciences
• L Ren, J Sheahan, S Nash, D Nagle, M Hartnett (2016), Estimation of the High Resolution Wind Field at Galway Bay, Journal of Clean Energy Technologies
• Politi, E., MacCallum, S., Cutler, M.E.J., Merchant, C.J., Rowan, J.S., and Dawson, T.P. (2016), Selection of a network of large lakes and reservoirs suitable for global environmental change analysis using Earth Observation, , International Journal of Remote Sensing
• Politi, E., Scarrott, R., Terra Homem, M., Caumont, H., Grosso, N., Mangin, A., and Catarino, N. (2016), Unlocking the potential for coastal innovation growth using Earth Observation data and cloud infrastructure, Bulletin of Theoretical and Applied Geophysics
• Ren L, Nash S and Hartnett M (2016), Forecasting of surface currents via correcting wind stress with assimilation of High-Frequency radar data in a three-dimensional model., Advances in Meteorology
• P Smyth, R Burns, M Casey, K Mullan, C O’Herlihy, C O’Dowd (2016), Iodine status over two decades: influence of seaweed exposure, Irish Medical Journal
• Darius Ceburnis, Matteo Rinaldi, Jurgita Ovadnevaite, Giovanni Martucci, Lara Giulianelli, Colin D O’Dowd (2016), Marine submicron aerosol gradients, sources and sinks, Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
• Newe, Thomas, O’Connell, Eoin, Meere, Damien, Yuan, Hongwei, Leen, Gabriel, O’Keeffe, Sinead, Lewis, Elfed (2016), Optical fibre multi-parameter sensing with secure cloud based signal capture and processing, Sixth European Workshop on Optical Fibre Sensors (EWOFS’2016)
• Walid Elgenaidi,Thomas Newe,Eoin O’Connell,Daniel Toal,Gerard Dooly (2016), Secure and Efficient Key Coordination Algorithm for Line Topology Network Maintenance for Use in Maritime Wireless Sensor Networks, Sensors (Switzerland)
• Jana Preissler, Giovanni Martucci, Giulia Saponaro, Jurgita Ovadnevaite, Aditya Vaishya, Pekka Kolmonen, Darius Ceburnis, Larisa Sogacheva, Gerrit Leeuw, Colin O’Dowd (2016), Six years of surface remote sensing of stratiform warm clouds in marine and continental air over Mace Head, Ireland, Journal of Geophysical Research
• Darius Ceburnis, Agne Masalaite, Jurgita Ovadnevaite, Andrius Garbaras, Vidmantas Remeikis, Willy Maenhaut, Magda Claeys, Jean Sciare, Dominique Baisnee, Colin D O’Dowd (2016), Stable isotopes measurements reveal dual carbon pools contributing to organic matter enrichment in marine aerosol, Scientific Reports (Nature)
• Dooly, G., Omerdic, E., Coleman, J., Miller, L., Kaknjo, A., Hayes, J., Braga, J., Ferreira, F., Conlon, H., Barry, H., Marcos-Olaya, J., Tuohy, T., Sousa, J., Toal, D. (2016), Unmanned vehicles for maritime spill response case study: Exercise Cathach, Marine Pollution Bulletin
• Ren, L., Nash, S., Hartnett, M. (2015), Observation and modeling of tide- and wind-induced surface currents in Galway Bay, Water Science and Engineering
• S. Nash,A N O’Brien, A. Olbert, M. Hartnett (2014), Modelling the far field hydro-environmental impacts of tidal farms – A focus on tidal regime, inter-tidal zones and flushing, Computers and Geosciences
• Reza Ahmadian, Agnieszka I. Olbert, Michael Hartnett, Roger A. Falconer (2014), Sea level rise in the Severn Estuary and Bristol Channel and impacts of a Severn Barrage, Computers and Geosciences
• Coleman J, Ahmad H, Pican E, Toal D, (2014), Modelling of a synchronous offshore pumping mode airborne wind energy farm, Energy
• Rengstorf, A.M. , Mohn, C., Brown, C., Wisz, M.S., Grehan, A.J. (2014), Predicting the distribution of deep-sea vulnerable marine ecosystems using high-resolution data: Considerations and novel approaches, Deep-Sea Research Part I: Oceanographic Research Papers
• Nash S and Hartnett M (2013), Development of a nested coastal circulation model: boundary error reduction, Environmental Modelling & Software
• Osmic J, Kusljugici M, Becirovic E, Toal D (2013), Analysis of active power control algorithms of variable speed wind generators for power system frequency stabilization, Turkish Journal Of Electrical Engineering & Computer Sciences
• Olbert, A.I., Nash, S., Cunnane, C., Hartnett, M. (2013), Tide-surge interactions and their effects on total sea levels in Irish coastal waters, Ocean Dynamics
• Thurman, E.; Riordan, J. ; Toal, D. (2013), Real-time adaptive control of multiple colocated acoustic sensors for an unmanned underwater vehicle, IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering
• Manning T, Sleator RD, Walsh P (2013), Biologically inspired intelligent decision making: a commentary on the use of artificial neural networks in bioinformatics., Bioengineered

Conference Proceedings
  • M. Rao, J. Coleman, T. Newe, (2016) An FPGA based reconfigurable IPSec ESP core suitable for IoT applications, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST), China
  • Atan R, Goggins J, Nash S, (2016) Development of a high resolution wave model at AMETS using SWAN, Proceedings of Civil Engineering Research in Ireland conference, Ireland
  • S. Plaga, S. Tatschner, T. Newe, (2016) Logboat #x2014; A simulation framework enabling CAN security assessments, Proceedings of the International Conference on Applied Electronics (AE), Czech Republic
  • A Kaknjo, E Omerdic, D Toal, (2016) Measurement of Network Latency in Remote Presence Applications, Proceedings of the 10th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine SystemsCAMS , Norway
  • W. Elgenaidi, T. Newe, E. O’Connell, D. Toal, G. Dooly, J. Coleman, (2016) Memory storage administration of security encryption keys for line topology in maritime wireless sensor networks, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST), China
  • D. McLoughlin, E. O’Connell, W. Elgenaidi, J. Coleman, T. Newe, (2016) Review and evaluation of WSN simulation tools in a cloud based environment, Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Sensing Technology (ICST), China
  • Ren, L., Hartnett, M., Nash, S.,, (2015) Assessment Methods of Data Assimilation in Oceanographic Model Forecasting, Proceedings of the 36th IAHR World Congress, Netherlands
  • Rossi, M., P. Recanatini, D. Scaradozzi, E. Omerdic and D. Toal, (2015) Real-Time Reconstruction of Underwater Environments: from 2D to 3D, Proceedings of Oceans ’15 MTS/IEEE, United States
  • Capocci, R., E. Omerdic, G. Dooly, J. Coleman and D. Toal, (2015) Smart Inspection ROV for Use in Challenging Conditions, Proceedings of Oceans ’15 MTS/IEEE, United States
  • Ebrahimi Salari, M., J. Coleman, G. Dooly and D. Toal, (2015) Direct Interconnection of Offshore Airborne Wind Energy Systems, Proceedings of Oceans ’15 MTS/IEEE, United States
  • Sivcev, S., J. Coleman, D. Adley, G. Dooly, E. Omerdic, and D. Toal, (2015) Closing the Gap between Industrial Robots and Underwater Manipulators, Proceedings of Oceans ’15 MTS/IEEE, United States
  • Man, C.Y.,Lewis, E.,Moss, B., (2015) A novel dual pipeline ultrafast real-time ‘Ripple sort’ algorithm and circuit implementation, Proceedings of 2015 IEEE SENSORS, South Korea
  • Ebrahimi Salari, M., Coleman, J., Toal, D., (2015) Airborne wind energy – a review, Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Energy Efficiency and Energy Related Materials (ENEFM2015), Turkey
  • Duraibabu, D., Poeggel, S., Lehzen, K., Dooly, G., Lewis, E., Leen, G., Newe, T., (2015) An optical fibre sensor for combined point pressure measurement and spatially resolved temperature measurement, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Optical Fibre Sensors, Brazil
  • E. Omerdic, D. Toal, G. Dooly, (2015) Remote presence: Powerful tool for promotion, education and research in Marine Robotics, Proceedings of Oceans 2015, Italy
  • Elgenaidi, W., Newe, T., (2015) Trust security mechanism for marine wireless sensor networks, Proceedings of the 2015 Federated Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems, Poland
  • Craig, D.; Bean, C.; Moni, A.; Lokmer, I.; Donne, S., (2014) Location of Multiple Coincident Noise Sources in the N.E. Atlantic, offshore Ireland, Proceedings of the EGU General Assembly 2014, Austria
  • Sarah Donne , Miguel Nicolau , Christopher Bean , Ivan Lokmer , David Craig , Columba Creamer, and Keith Lambkin, (2014) Ocean Wave Height Estimation in the Northeast Atlantic, Offshore Ireland, Using Terrestrial Microseism Data: A Comparison and Analysis of two Evolutionary Approaches, Proceedings of the EGU General Assembly 2015, Austria
  • Donne, S. , Nicolau, M. , Bean, C. , O’Neill, M., (2014) Wave height quantification using land based seismic data with grammatical evolution, Proceedings of the 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation, CEC 2014, China
  • Scaradozzi, D. , Sorbi, L. , Zingaretti, S. , Biagiola, M. , Omerdic, E., (2014) Development and integration of a novel IP66 Force Feedback Joystick for offshore operations, Proceedings of the 22nd Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, MED 2014, Italy
  • Duraibabu, D.B. , Poeggel, S. , Lewis, E. , Newe, T., (2014) Underwater pressure measurement using fibre optic extrinsic Fabry-Perot interferometric (EFPI) sensors, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering, United States
  • Muzaffar Rao, Thomas Newe, Ian Grout, (2014) Efficient High Speed Implementation of Secure Hash Algorithm-3 on Virtex-5 FPGA, Proceedings of the 17th Euromicro Conference on Digital System Design, Italy
  • Kaknjo A, Omerdic E, and Toal D., (2014) Smart Event Triggered Monitoring Platform: Initial Design and Results, Proceedings of the 22nd Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, Italy
  • Omerdic E, Toal D, Dooly G, Kaknjo A., (2014) Remote Presence: Long Endurance Robotic Systems for Routine Inspection of Offshore Subsea Oil & Gas Installations and Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) Devices, Proceedings of Oceans ’14 MTS/IEEE, Canada
  • Atan R, Goggins J, Agostinho P, Hartnett M, Nash S, (2014) Assessment of extreme wave height events in Galway Bay using high frequency radar (CODAR) data, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore (RENEW2014), Portugal
  • O’Connell E., O’Keeffe S., Newe T., Lewis E., Meere D., (2014) A multi-wavelength discriminating sensor with a wireless mote interface for aquatic pollution monitoring, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Sensing Technology, United Kingdom
  • L Ren, S Nash, M Hartnett, (2014) Data Assimilation with High-Frequency (HF) Radar Surface Currents at a Marine Renewable Energy Test Site, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore, Portugal
  • L Ren, S Nash, M Hartnett, (2014) Empirical Orthogonal Function analysis of High Frequency radar data in Galway Bay, Proceedings of the 3rd IAHR European Congress, Portugal
  • Rao M., Newe T. and Aziz A., (2014) Logically optimized Smallest FPGA Architecture for SHA- 3 Core, Proceedings of the International Multi-Topic Conference – IMTIC 2013, Pakistan
  • Elgenaidi W. and Newe T., (2014) Marine based Wireless Sensor Networks: Challenges and Requirements, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Sensing Technology, United Kingdom
  • N O’Brien, S Nash, M Hartnett, (2014) Modelling the hydro-environmental impacts of tidal farms with the use of a two-way nested model, Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Renewable Energies Offshore, Please Select
  • E. Omerdic, D. Toal, G. Dooly, A. Kaknjo, (2014) Remote presence: Long endurance robotic systems for routine inspection of offshore subsea oil & gas installations and marine renewable energy devices, Proceedings of Oceans ’14 MTS/IEEE, Canada
  • Rao M., Newe T. and Grout I., (2014) Secure Hash Algorithm-3(SHA-3) implementation on Xilinx FPGAs, Suitable for IoT Applications, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Sensing Technology, United Kingdom
  • Djapic, V., Dj. Nadj, G. Ferri, E. Omerdic, G. Dooly, D. Toal and Z. Vukic, (2013) Novel method for underwater navigation aiding using a companion underwater robot as a guiding platforms, Proceedings of the OCEANS ’13 MTS/IEEE conference, Norway
  • Coleman J., Pican E., Ahmad H., Toal D., (2013) Airborne Wind Energy: Simulation of directly interconnected synchronous generators for a novel wind energy technology, Proceedings of the 48th International Universities’ Power Engineering Conference (UPEC2013), Ireland
  • Coleman J., Pican E., Ahmad H., Toal D., (2013) Experimental Developments of a Pumping Mode Kite Power Demonstrator with Non-reversing Generator, Proceedings of the Airborne Wind Energy Conference (AWEC2013), Germany
  • Fornai, F., Toal, D. , Omerdic, E., Dooly, G., Ferri, G., (2013) A novel self-locking mechanism to connect two ROVs, Proceedings of the OCEANS ’13 MTS/IEEE conference, Norway
  • E Ragnoli, S Zhuks, F O’Donncha, F Suits, M Hartnett, (2013) A 3D Optimal Interpolation Assimilation Scheme of HF Radar Current Data into a Numerical Ocean Model, Proceedings of the EGU General Assembly 2013, Austria
Books & Chapters
  • Dinesh babu Duraibabu, Sven Poeggel, Edin Omerdic, Romano Capocci, Gerard Dooly, Elfed Lewis, gabriel leen, Thomas Newe, Daniel Toal, (2015), Optical fiber pressure sensors based on Extrinsic Fabry Perot Interferometer (EFPI) for the depth control in marine environment, Imaging and Applied Optics 2015, OSA Technical Digest
  • J. Coleman, H. Ahmad, E. Pican, D. Toal, (2014), Non-reversing Generators in a Novel Design for Pumping Mode Airborne Wind Energy Farm, Airborne Wind Energy
  • Muzaffar Rao, Thomas Newe, Arshad Aziz, (2014), Logically Optimized Smallest FPGA Architecture for SHA- 3 Core, Communication Technologies, Information Security and Sustainable Development
  • Kurt Geebelen, Milan Vukov, Mario Zanon, Sebastien Gros, Andrew Wagner, Moritz Diehl, Dirk Vandepitte, Jan Swevers, Hammad Ahmad, (2013), An Experimental Test Setup for Advanced Estimation and Control of an AirborneWind Energy System, Airborne Wind Energy
  • O’Dwyer, B., Gray, S., Gault, J. & Dwyer, N., (2013), Enabling climate adaptation in Ireland- Ireland’s Climate Information Platform, The impact of vanishing Arctic sea ice on the climate of Ireland
  • Omerdic, E., D. Toal and G. Dooly, (2013), OceanRINGS: Smart Technologies for Subsea Operations, Advanced in Marine Robotics
Presentations / Workshops
  • (2016), MaREI Limerick Docks Operation, 7th Ocean Energy Industry Forum, Ireland
  • (2016), Robotics in space, underwater, industry and the law, Engineers Ireland Seminar, Ireland
  • (2016), Overview of research activities in Mobile and Marine Robotics Research Centre, University of Limerick, EXCELLABUST – Excelling Labust in marine robotics, Croatia
  • (2016), Using Earth Observation and cloud infrastructure to enhance knowledge and innovation in coastal research, RSPSoc Annual Conference, United Kingdom (excluding Northern Ireland)
  • (2016), Unlocking the potential for coastal innovatice growth using Earth Observation data and cloud infrastructure, International Conference on Marine Data and Information Systems, Poland
  • (2016), Next-Generation processing platforms for next-generation satellite data, Irish Earth Observation Symposium, Ireland
  • (2016), Observations for Marine Renewable Energy, RENEW 2016, Portugal
  • (2016), Robotics for challenging ocean intervention in marine renewable energy and other applications, Breaking the Surface 2016, Croatia
  • (2015), A new world map for wave power with a focus on variability, EWTEC 2015, France
  • (2015), Climate Services, UCC Climate Change Research Workshop: Preparing for COP21 and H2020 2016/17, Ireland
  • (2015), Ireland’s Climate Information Platform: Enabling Local Level Adaptation Planning in Ireland, European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2015, Denmark
  • (2015), Ireland’s Climate Information Platform (ICIP) – Facilitating Climate Adaptation Decision making, Sectoral Adaptation Steering Group, Ireland
  • (2015), Ireland’s Climate Information Platform: Experiences, Lessons Learned & Next Steps, European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2015, Denmark
  • (2015), Ireland’s Climate Information Platform: Facilitating Decision-making for Climate Adaptation, Local Authority Environment Conference 2015, Ireland
  • (2015), Recording by a tsunami sensor offshore Ireland, Tsunami Workshop, Ireland
  • (2014), Remote Presence: Technology Demonstration, Part of Networked systems for situational awareness and intervention in maritime incidents, NETMAR Galicia Demo, Spain
  • (2014), Internet-enabled Smart ROVs: Future of ROV Piloting, Software Technology Workshop, Fugro Subsea Services, United Kingdom
  • (2014), Long Range High Bandwidth Radio Networking during Marine Disaster Exercise”Cathach”, Workshop, Ireland
  • (2014), Maritime & Airborne Robot Systems and Observation Platforms at the Mobile & Marine Robotics Research Centre, Earth Observation Symposium, Ireland
  • (2014), Long endurance observation mini ROV system, Workshop, Ireland
  • (2014), Ocean Wave height estimation in the Northeast Atlantic Offshore ireland, using terrestrial Microseism Data: A comparison and analysis of Two Evolutionary approaches, European Geosciences Union Conference, Austria
  • (2014), Recent Activities from SG4.2, Wireless Architecture and Data Security, Workshop for COST Action TD1001, Czech Republic
  • (2013), Testing Smart Technologies for subsea Operations in Real-World Environment: Recent Results, LaBUST, University of Zagreb Conference, Croatia
  • (2013), Control Allocation & Fault-Tolerant Control Systems, University of Sarajevo Conference, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • (2013), OceanRINGS in Action: Integration of Smart Technologies for Subsea Operations with DARIUS, NMCI Cork Workshop, Ireland
  • (2013), UL Marine Robotics, NMCI Cork Workshop, Ireland
  • (2013), Robotics products and services development and commercialisation (business devel. challenges), UL Limerick Workshop, Ireland
  • (2013), 2013 Shannon Estuary marine disaster control trials, UL Limerick Workshop, Ireland
  • (2013), The Development of infrastructure for Marine Energy support in Galway Bay, Annual Workshop of MRIA, Ireland
  • (2013), Recent Activities from SG4.2, Wireless Architecture and Data Security, Workshop for COST Action TD1001, Belgium
Education & Public Engagement