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Research project

Reduction of Noise on Broadband Ocean Seismometers Through Sensor Design Optimisation Using Numerical & Laboratory Studies


Lead researcher

Doctor Nicholas Harmon

Associate Professor

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Other researchers

Professor Stephen Turnock

Head of Department

Research interests

  • His fluid dynamics expertise lies in the synthesis of analytical, experimental and computational methods for a diverse range of applications. Examples of such work are in the development of a patented integrated tidal energy generator (winner of The Engineers’ Energy Sector Innovation award 2008), supervision of the students who designed Amy Williams’ Gold medal winning bob skeleton sled (winner of The Engineer’s Sport Technology Innovation award in 2010) and with continued support for Gold medal success in 2014 and 2018, academic supervisor for the Delphin Autonomous underwater vehicle (winner of the SAUC-E competition in 2007).
  • He has acted as a consultant to diverse organisations including NOC, Speedo, Shell Shipping, BAEsystems, Rolls Royce, dstl, QinetiQ, and WS Atkins.

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Research outputs

Frederik Tilmann,
Andreas Rietbrock,
& Penny Barton
, 2012 , Geophysical Journal International , 189 (3) , 1306--1314
Type: article
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