Position

Strategic Professorship
School of the Environment

Biography

Professor Patrick Hesp was born in Hawera, in the Taranaki region, New Zealand. He completed his Bachelors and Masters degrees at Massey University in New Zealand, and his Ph.D. in coastal geomorphology at the University of Sydney in 1982. He was awarded a DSc from Massey University in 2013. He has held academic positions in NSW, Western Australia, Singapore, USA, and NZ, non-academic positions in the WA State Dept. of Agriculture, Geomarine P/L, and the Rottnest Island Authority, held visiting professorships and fellowships in South Africa, Namibia, Israel, Holland, China, Brazil, Italy, Malaysia, Thailand, and France, and has worked on beaches and coastal and desert dunes all over the world. He is an expert on coastal dune geomorphology, and has published over 200 articles in his career to date. 

Qualifications

B.A., Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. Degree conferred 1974.

M.A. (Hons), Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand. Degree conferred 1976.

Ph.D, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Degree conferred 1982.

DSc, Massey University, Palmerston North, NZ. Degree conferred 2013.

Honours, awards and grants

1978: Received an unprecedented grant from the Soil Conservation Service of N.S.W. to fund Ph.D research.
1985: Visiting Fellow to the Dept. Zoology, Univ. Pt. Elizabeth, R.S.Africa.
1989: Visiting Fellowship to the Namib Desert Ecological Research Station, Namibia.
1995: Visiting Professor,Department of Physical Geography and Soil Science, University of Amsterdam, Holland.
2001: Awarded Richard J. Russell award by the American Association of Geographers "in recognition of contributions tocoastal  geography".
2001: Distinguished VisitorFellowship, Department of Geography and Environmental Development, Ben-GurionUniversity of the Negev,  Israel.
2001 - present: VisitingFellow, CECO, Lab. de Estudos Costeiros, Federal Univ. Rio Grande do Sul, PortoAlegre, Brazil.
2007: Awarded the title ofRichard J. Russell Professor of Geography and Anthropology by LSU.
2007: Awarded the LSU Alumni Association FacultyExcellence Award
2008 and 2009: Awarded the title of"Rainmaker" LSU's top 100 research faculty.
2010 and 2012: Awarded Visiting Professorship's to Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, Laboratoire d'Océanologie et de Géosciences,  Dunkerque, France.
2011: Awarded the LSU Distinguished Faculty Award. One of five faculty for "a sustained record of excellencein teaching, research and service".

2011: Fulbright Research Fellow, Fall, 2011

2011: ElectedOverseas Fellow of the PaekakarikiInstitute of Social Scientists.
2011: Visiting Professor toThe National Research Group for Coastal Environment issues (GNRAC - GruppoNazionale per la Ricerca  sull' Ambiente Costiero) in Italy.
2011: Awarded the '2011 Secretary's Partners inConservation Award' by the US Department of the Interior for "ArchaeologicalAnalysis  of Submerged Sites, Gulf of Mexico Continental Shelf" with A.Evans, M. Keith, G. da Silva, and M. Allison.
2013: Appointed Emeritus Professor, Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana StateUniversity, USA.

RECENT GRANTS:

Aust$360,000 in 2015 from ARC for climate and env history of Cooloola and Fraser Island. J. Shulmeister, P. Hesp and G. Miot da Silva (C.I.'s)

US$440,000 collaborative 3 year grant from NSF (USA). P. Hesp, PI.

Teaching interests

  • Coastal geomorphology
  • Aeolian geomorphology
  • Coastal morphodynamics
  • Geomorphology
  • Introductory physical geography

Research expertise

  • Environmental science and management
  • Other earth sciences
  • Physical geography and environmental geoscience

Research interests

  • Aeolian geomorphology
  • Coastal dune initiation, dynamics, geomorphology, ecology and management
  • Desert dune geomorphology and dynamics
  • Surfzone-beach-dune interactions
  • Coastal dune archaeology

Supervisory interests

  • Aeolian geomorphology
  • Beach-dune interactions
  • Coastal archaeology
  • Coastal dune dynamics
  • Coastal environmental change
  • Coastal geomorphology and management
  • Coastal management
  • Coastal plants and ecology
  • Desert geomorphology
  • Impacts of climate change on coastal environments
  • Surfzone-beach-dune interactions

RHD research supervision

Current

Associate supervisor : Coastal geomorphology and GIS (3) ;

Publications

  • Hesp, P.A. (2016). Coastal Barriers. In Michael J. Kennish, ed. Encyclopedia of Estuaries. Dordrecht: Springer Netherlands, pp. 128-130.
    [10.1007/978-94-017-8801-4_279]
  • Hesp, P.A. and Miot Da Silva, G. (2016). Secondary Dune. In Michael J. Kennish, ed. Encyclopedia of Estuaries. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Netherlands, pp. 549-550.
    [10.1007/978-94-017-8801-4_280]
  • Jiménez-Orocio, Ó., Hesp, P.A., Martínez, M.L., Espejel, I. and Moreno-Casasola, P. (2014). Tipos de dunas. In Martínez, M.L., Moreno-Casasola, P., Espejel, I., Jiménez-Orocio, O., Infante Mata, D., Rodríguez-Revelo, N., ed. Diagnóstico General de las dunas costeras de México. 1 ed. Mexico: Conafor, pp. 27-40.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Bauer, B., Walker, I., Baas, A., Jackson, D., Neuman, C., Wiggs, G., et al. (2013). Critical Reflections on the Coherent Flow Structures Paradigm in Aeolian Geomorphology. In J.G. Venditti, J.L. Best, M. Church, and R.J. Hardy, ed. Coherent Flow Structures at the Earth's Surface. 1 ed. UK: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 111-134.
    [10.1002/9781118527221.ch8]
  • Hesp, P.A. and Hilton, M.J. (2013). Restoration of foredunes and transgressive dunefields: case studies from New Zealand. In ML Martínez, JB Gallego-Fernández & PA Hesp, ed. Restoration of Coastal Dunes. Berlin, Germany: Springer, pp. 67-92.
    [10.1007/978-3-642-33445-0_5]
  • Walker, I.J. and Hesp, P.A. (2013). Fundamentals of Aeolian Sediment Transport: Airflow Over Dunes. In J Shroder, A Baas, MP Bishop, DR Butler, J Clague, A Frumkin, R Giardino, J Harbor, C Harden, CR Hupp, LA James, DM Kennedy, N Lancaster, R Marston, AR Orme, L Owen, G Pope, D Sack, D Sherman, M Stoffel, A Switzer & E Wohl, ed. Treatise on Geomorphology. London, UK: Academic Press, pp. 109-133.
    [10.1016/B978-0-12-374739-6.00300-6] [Scopus]
  • Martínez, M.L., Hesp, P.A. and Gallego-Fernández, J. (2013). Coastal dune restoration: Trends and perspectives. In ML Martínez, JB Gallego-Fernández & PA Hesp, ed. Restoration of Coastal Dunes. Berlin, Germany: Springer, pp. 323-339.
    [10.1007/978-3-642-33445-0_20]
  • Martínez, M.L., Hesp, P.A. and Gallego-Fernandez, J. (2013). Coastal Dunes: Human impact and need for restoration. In ML Martínez, JB Gallego-Fernández & PA Hesp, ed. Restoration of Coastal Dunes. Berlin, Germany: Springer, pp. 1-14.
    [10.1007/978-3-642-33445-0_1]
  • Hesp, P.A. and Walker, I.J. (2013). Coastal Dunes. In J Shroder, A Baas, MP Bishop, DR Butler, J Clague, A Frumkin, R Giardino, J Harbor, C Harden, CR Hupp, LA James, DM Kennedy, N Lancaster, R Marston, AR Orme, L Owen, G Pope, D Sack, D Sherman, M Stoffel, A Switzer & E Wohl, ed. Treatise on Geomorphology. London, UK: Academic Press, pp. 328-355.
    [10.1016/B978-0-12-374739-6.00310-9] [Scopus]
  • Hesp, P.A. (2011). Dune Coasts. In E Wolanski, D McLusky, BW Flemming & JD Hanson, ed. Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science. London, UK: Academic Press, pp. 193-221.
    [10.1016/B978-0-12-374711-2.00310-7]
  • Hesp, P., Giannini, P., Martinho, C., Miot da Silva, G. and Asp Neto, N.E. (2009). The Holocene Barrier Systems of the Santa Catarina Coast, Southern Brazil. In SR Dillenburg & PA Hesp, ed. Geology and Geomorphology of Holocene Coastal Barriers of Brazil. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, pp. 93-133.
    [10.1007/978-3-540-44771-9_4] [Scopus]
  • Dillenburg, S.R., Barboza, E.G., Tomazelli, L.J., Hesp, P.A., Clerot, L.C.P. and Ayup-Zouain, R.N. (2009). The Holocene Coastal Barriers of Rio Grande do Sul. In SR Dillenburg & PA Hesp, ed. Geology and Geomorphology of Holocene Coastal Barriers of Brazil. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, pp. 53-91.
    [10.1007/978-3-540-44771-9_3] [Scopus]
  • Dillenburg, S.R. and Hesp, P.A. (2009). Preface. In SR Dillenburg & PA Hesp, ed. Geology and Geomorphology of Holocene Coastal Barriers of Brazil. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, pp. V-VI.
    [Web Link]
  • Dillenburg, S.R. and Hesp, P.A. (2009). Coastal Barriers - An Introduction. In SR Dillenburg & PA Hesp, ed. Geology and Geomorphology of Holocene Coastal Barriers of Brazil. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, pp. 1-15.
    [10.1007/978-3-540-44771-9_1] [Scopus]
  • Hesp, P.A., Maia, L.P. and Claudino-Sales, V. (2009). The Holocene Barriers of Maranhão, Piauí and Ceará States, Northeastern Brazil. In SR Dillenberg & PA Hesp, ed. Geology and Geomorphology of Holocene Coastal Barriers of Brazil. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, pp. 325-345.
    [10.1007/978-3-540-44771-9_10] [Scopus]
  • Martínez, M.L., Gallego-Fernandez, J.B. and Hesp, P.A. (Eds.). (2013). Restoration of Coastal Dunes. Heidelberg: Springer.
    [10.1007/978-3-642-33445-0]
  • Hesp, P.A. (Ed.). (2011). Atlas De Las Costas De Veracruz Manglares Y Dunas. Mexico: Conabio, Mexico.
  • Dillenburg, S.R. and Hesp, P.A. (Eds.). (2009). Geology and Geomorphology of Holocene Coastal Barriers in Brazil. 1st ed. Berlin, Germany: Springer/Kluwer.
    [Web Link]
  • Hesp, P.A. (2000). Coastal Sand Dunes. Rotorua, NZ: Forest Research.
  • Thom, B.G., Shepherd, M., Ly, C., Roy, P.S., Bowman, G.M. and Hesp, P.A. (1992). Coastal Geomorphology and Quaternary Geology of the Port Stephens-Myall Lakes Area. Canberra: ANU Press.
  • Hesp, P., Evans, A., Ellwood, B., Warny, S., Miot da Silva, G. and Sen Gupta, B. (2010). Potential submerged palaeoindian sites in the Gulf of Mexico. In Proceedings of the Amer. Anthropological Assoc. 109th Annual Meeting. Amer. Anthropological Assoc. 109th Annual Meeting.
  • Evans, A., Hesp, P., Miot da Silva, G., Keim, B. and Gardner, J. (2009). Oceanographic and Geomorphological Impacts to Potential Submerged Prehistoric Sites. In Proceedings of the Society for American Archaeology Meeting. Society for American Archaeology.
  • Hesp, P., Evans, A., Miot da Silva, G. and Keim, B. (2009). Examining and Testing Prehistoric Archaeological Features on the OCS. In MMS Information Transfer Meeting. MMS Information Transfer Meeting.
  • Evans, A., Hesp, P., Miot da Silva, G., Keim, B. and Gardner, J. (2009). Oceanographic and Geomorphological Impacts to Potential Submerged Prehistoric Sites. In Proceedings of the Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology. Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology.
  • Evans, A., Miot da Silva, G., Hesp, P. and Keim, B. (2008). A needle in a haystack?" Investigating the Gulf of Mexico's Submerged Cultural Landscapes. In Proceedings of Louisiana Archaeological Society. Louisiana Archaeological Society.
  • Miot da Silva, G., Evans, A. and Hesp, P. (2008). Submerged Prehistoric Archaeology. In Proceedings of Northeast Florida Maritime Archaeology Symposium. Northeast Florida Maritime Archaeology Symposium.
  • Hesp, P. and Miot da Silva, G. (2007). Winds, coastline orientation and barrier and dunefield development, Southern Brazil. In Proceedings of the 2007 Meeting of the Association of American Geographers. The 2007 Meeting of the Association of American Geographers,
    [Web Link]
  • Miot da Silva, G., Hesp, P., Dillenburg, S. and Almeida, L. (2006). Coastline orientation and aeolian sediment transport on a headland bay beach in Southern Brazil. The 2006 Meeting of the Association of American Geographers.
    [Web Link]
  • Dillenburg, S.R., Hesp, P.A., Cecilio, R. and Miot Da Silva, G. (2016). Wave Energy as a Control on Dune Development on two Regressive Barriers in Southern Brazil. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 75 pp. 273-277.
    [10.2112/SI75-55.1]
  • Hesp, P.A. and Smyth, T.A. (2016). Surfzone-Beach-Dune interactions: Flow and Sediment Transport across the Intertidal Beach and Backshore. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 75 pp. 8-12.
    [10.2112/SI75-002.1]
  • Hesp, P.A., Ruz, M., Hequette, A., Marin, D. and Miot Da Silva, G. (2016). Geomorphology and dynamics of a traveling cuspate foreland, Authie estuary, France. Geomorphology, 254 pp. 104-120.
    [10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.11.015] [Scopus]
  • Hesp, P.A., Smyth, T.A., Walker, I.J., Gares, P.A. and Wasklewisz, T. (2016). Flow in a Trough Blowout at Cape Cod. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 75 pp. 288-292.
    [10.2112/SI75-058.1]
  • Smyth, T.A. and Hesp, P.A. (2016). Numerical Modelling of Turbulent Flow Structures in a Trough Blowout. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 75 pp. 328-332.
    [10.2112/SI75-066.1]
  • Smyth, T.A. and Hesp, P. (2015). Aeolian dynamics of beach scraped ridge and dyke structures. COASTAL ENGINEERING, 99 pp. 38-45.
    [10.1016/j.coastaleng.2015.02.011] [Scopus]
  • Hesp, P., Smyth, T.A., Nielsen, P., Walker, I., Bauer, B. and Davidson-Arnott, R. (2015). Flow deflection over a foredune. Geomorphology, 230 pp. 64-74.
    [10.1016/j.geomorph.2014.11.005] [Scopus]
  • Bauer, B.O., Hesp, P.A., Walker, I. and Davidson-Arnott, R. (2015). Sediment transport (dis)continuity across a beach-dune profile during an offshore wind event. Geomorphology, 245 pp. 135-148.
    [10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.05.004] [Scopus]
  • Abhar, K., J.Walker, I., Hesp, P. and Gares, P. (2015). Spatial-temporal evolution of aeolian blowout dunes at Cape Cod. Geomorphology, 236 pp. 148-162.
    [10.1016/j.geomorph.2015.02.015] [Scopus]
  • Silva, R., Martinez, M., Hesp, P.A., Catalan, P., Osorio, A.F., Martell, R., et al. (2014). Present and future challenges of coastal erosion in Latin America. Journal of Coastal Research, SI71 pp. 1-16.
    [10.2112/SI71-001.1] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Dillenburg, S., Barboza, E., Hesp, P.A., Rosa, M., Angulo, R., Souza, M., et al. (2014). Discussion: 'Evidence for a transgressive barrier within a regressive strandplain system: Implications for complex response to environmental change' by Hein, et al. (2013), Sedimentology 60, 469-502 A transgressive barrier at Pinheira, Southern Brazi. SEDIMENTOLOGY, 61 pp. 2205-2212.
    [10.1111/sed.12132] [Scopus]
  • Lithgow, D., Martínez, M., Gallego-Fernández, J., Hesp, P.A., Flores, P., Gachuz, S., et al. (2013). Linking restoration ecology with coastal dune restoration. Geomorphology, 199 pp. 214-224.
    [10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.05.007] [Scopus]
  • Hesp, P.A., Walker, I., Chapman, C., Davidson-Arnott, R. and Bauer, B. (2013). Aeolian dynamics over a foredune, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Geomorphology, 38(13) pp. 1566-1575.
    [10.1002/esp.3444] [Scopus]
  • Hesp, P.A. (2013). Conceptual models of the evolution of transgressive dunefield systems. Geomorphology, 199 pp. 138-149.
    [10.1016/j.geomorph.2013.05.014] [Scopus]
  • Hesp, P.A. (2013). A 34 year record of foredune evolution, Dark Point, NSW, Australia. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 65 pp. 1295-1300.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Chapman, C., Walker, I., Hesp, P., Bauer, B., Davidson-Arnott, R. and Ollerhead, J. (2013). Reynolds stress and sand transport over a foredune. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 38(14) pp. 1735-1747.
    [10.1002/esp.3428] [Scopus]
  • Bitton, M. and Hesp, P.A. (2013). Vegetation dynamics on eroding to accreting beach-foredune systems, Florida Panhandle. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 38(12) pp. 1472-1480.
    [10.1002/esp.3436] [Scopus]
  • Miot da Silva, G. and Hesp, P. (2013). Increasing rainfall, decreasing winds, and historical changes in Santa Catarina dunefields, southern Brazil. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 38(9) pp. 1036-1045.
    [10.1002/esp.3390] [Scopus]
  • Miot da Silva, G., Martinho, C., Hesp, P., Keim, B. and Ferligoj, Y. (2013). Changes in dunefield geomorphology and vegetation cover as a response to local and regional climate variations. Journal of Coastal Research, Special Issue 65 pp. 1307-1312.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Bauer, B., J.Walker, I., Davidson-Arnott, R., Hesp, P.A. and Ollerhead, J. (2012). Wind direction and complex sediment transport response across a beach-dune system. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 37(15) pp. 1661-1677.
    [10.1002/esp.3306] [Scopus]
  • Chapman, C., Walker, I., Hesp, P., Bauer, B. and Davidson-Arnott, R. (2012). Turbulent Reynolds stress and quadrant event activity in wind flow over a coastal foredune. Geomorphology, 151-152 pp. 1-12.
    [10.1016/j.geomorph.2011.11.015] [Scopus]
  • Davidson-Arnott, R.G.D., Bauer, B.O., Walker, I.J., Hesp, P.A., Ollerhead, J. and Chapman, C. (2012). High-frequency sediment transport responses on a vegetated foredune. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 37(11) pp. 1227-1241.
    [10.1002/esp.3275] [Scopus]
  • Hesp, P. and Walker, I. (2012). Three-dimensional aeolian dynamics within a bowl blowout during offshore winds: Greenwich dunes, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Aeolian Research, 3(4) pp. 389-399.
    [10.1016/j.aeolia.2011.09.002] [Scopus]
  • Warny, S., Jarzen, D., Evans, A., Hesp, P.A. and Bart, P. (2012). Environmental significance of abundant and diverse hornwort spores in a potential submerged Paleoindian site in the Gulf of Mexico. Palynology, 36(2) pp. 234-253.
    [10.1080/01916122.2012.666507] [Scopus]
  • Barboza, E.G., Rosa, M.L.C.C., Hesp, P.A., Dillenburg, S.R., Tomazelli, L.J. and Ayup-Zouain, R.N. (2011). Evolution of the Holocene Coastal Barrier of Pelotas Basin (Southern Brazil) - a new approach with GPR data. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 64 pp. 646-650.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Hesp, P., Martinez, M., Miot da Silva, G., Rodríguez-Revelo, N., Gutierrez, E., Humanes, A., et al. (2011). Transgressive dunefield landforms and vegetation associations, Doña Juana, Veracruz, Mexico. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 36(3) pp. 285-295.
    [10.1002/esp.2035] [Scopus]
  • Dillenburg, S.R., Barboza, E.G., Hesp, P.A. and Rosa, M.L.C.C. (2011). Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) and Standard Penetration Test (SPT) records of a regressive barrier in southern Brazil. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 64 pp. 651-655.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Haws, J.A., Benedetti, M.M., Funk, C.L., Bicho, N.F., Daniels, J.M., Hesp, P.A., et al. (2010). Coastal wetlands and the Neanderthal settlement of Portuguese Estremadura. Geoarchaeology-An International Journal, 25(6) pp. 709-744.
    [10.1002/gea.20330] [Scopus]
  • Martinho, C.T., Hesp, P.A. and Dillenburg, S.R. (2010). Morphological and temporal variations of transgressive dunefields of the northern and mid-littoral Rio Grande do Sul coast, Southern Brazil. Geomorphology, 117(1-2) pp. 14-32.
    [10.1016/j.geomorph.2009.11.002] [Scopus]
  • Hesp, P.A., Schmutz, P., Martinez, M.L., Driskell, L., Orgera, R., Renken, K., et al. (2010). The effect on coastal vegetation of trampling on a parabolic dune. Aeolian Research, 2(2-3) pp. 105-111.
    [10.1016/j.aeolia.2010.03.001] [Scopus]
  • Miot da Silva, G. and Hesp, P. (2010). Coastline orientation, aeolian sediment transport and foredune and dunefield dynamics of Moçambique Beach, Southern Brazil. Geomorphology, 120(3-4) pp. 258-278.
    [10.1016/j.geomorph.2010.03.039] [Scopus]
  • Barboza, E.G., Dillenburg, S.R., Rosa, M.L.C.C., Tomazelli, L.J. and Hesp, P.A. (2009). Ground-penetrating Radar Profiles of Two Holocene Regressive Barriers in Southern Brazil. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 56 pp. 579-583.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Walker, I.J., Hesp, P.A., Davidson-Arnott, R.G.D., Bauer, B.O., Namikas, S.L. and Ollerhead, J. (2009). Responses of three-dimensional flow to variations in the angle of incident wind and profile form of dunes: Greenwich Dunes, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Geomorphology, 105(1-2) pp. 127-138.
    [10.1016/j.geomorph.2007.12.019] [Scopus]
  • Walker, I.J., Davidson-Arnott, R.G.D., Hesp, P.A., Bauer, B.O. and Ollerhead, J. (2009). Mean Flow and Turbulence Responses in Airflow over Foredunes: New Insights from Recent Research. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 56 pp. 366-370.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Rubin, D.M. and Hesp, P.A. (2009). Multiple origins of linear dunes on Earth and Titan. Nature Geoscience, 2(9) pp. 653-658.
    [10.1038/ngeo610] [Scopus]
  • Namikas, S.L., Bauer, B.O., Edwards, B.L., Hesp, P.A. and Zhu, Y. (2009). Measurements of Aeolian Mass Flux Distributions on a Fine-Grained Beach: Implications for Grain-Bed Collision Mechanics. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 56 pp. 337-341.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Martinho, C.T., Dillenburg, S.R. and Hesp, P.A. (2009). Wave Energy and Longshore Sediment Transport Gradients Controlling Barrier Evolution in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Journal of Coastal Research, 25(2) pp. 285-293.
    [10.2112/06-0645.1] [Scopus]
  • Hesp, P.A., Walker, I.J., Namikas, S.L., Davidson-Arnott, R., Bauer, B.O. and Ollerhead, J. (2009). Storm Wind Flow over a Foredune, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 56 pp. 312-316.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Davidson-Arnott, R., Bauer, B.O., Walker, I.J., Hesp, P.A., Ollerhead, J. and Delgado-Fernandez, I. (2009). Instantaneous and Mean Aeolian Sediment Transport Rate on Beaches: an Intercomparison of Measurements from Two Sensor Types. Journal of Coastal Research, SI 56 pp. 297-301.
    [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Benedetti, M.M., Haws, J.A., Funk, C.L., Daniels, J.M., Hesp, P.A., Bicho, N.F., et al. (2009). Late Pleistocene raised beaches of coastal Estremadura, central Portugal. Quaternary Science Reviews, 28(27-28) pp. 3428-3447.
    [10.1016/j.quascirev.2009.09.029] [Scopus]
  • Bauer, B.O., Davidson-Arnott, R.G.D., Hesp, P.A., Namikas, S.L., Ollerhead, J. and Walker, I.J. (2009). Aeolian sediment transport on a beach: Surface moisture, wind fetch, and mean transport. Geomorphology, 105(1-2) pp. 106-116.
    [10.1016/j.geomorph.2008.02.016] [Scopus]
  • Davidson-Arnott, R.G.D., Yang, Y., Ollerhead, J., Hesp, P.A. and Walker, I.J. (2008). The effects of surface moisture on aeolian sediment transport threshold and mass flux on a beach. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 33(1) pp. 55-74.
    [10.1002/esp.1527] [Scopus]
  • Dong, Y., Hesp, P.A., Namikas, S.L. and Jun, M.A. (2008). Field Measurements of Structure of Wind-sand flow on Coastal Transverse Ridge in China. SCIENTIA GEOGRAPHICA SINICA, 28(4) pp. 507-512.
    [Web Link]
  • Dong, Y., Hesp, P.A., Namikas, S.L. and Jun, M.A. (2008). Field measurements of vertical distribution of different sand grain sizes in structure of wind-sand flow on coastal transverse ridge. Kexue Chubanshe (Journal of Desert Research) 28(6) pp. 1022-1028.
    [Web Link]
  • Dong, Y., Namikas, S.L., Hesp, P.A. and Jun, M.A. (2008). Field measurements of influence of sand transport rate on structure of wind-sand flow over coastal transverse ridge. Chinese Geographical Science, 18(3) pp. 255-261.
    [10.1007/s11769-008-0255-6] [Scopus]
  • Hesp, P.A. and Martinez, M.L. (2008). Transverse dune trailing ridges and vegetation succession. Geomorphology, 99(1-4) pp. 205-213.
    [10.1016/j.geomorph.2007.11.001] [Scopus]
  • Martinho, C.T., Dillenburg, S.R. and Hesp, P.A. (2008). Mid to late Holocene evolution of transgressive dunefields from Rio Grande do Sul coast, southern Brazil. Marine Geology, 256(1-4) pp. 49-64.
    [10.1016/j.margeo.2008.09.006] [Scopus]
  • Miot da Silva, G., Hesp, P., Peixoto, J. and Dillenburg, S.R. (2008). Foredune vegetation patterns and alongshore environmental gradients: Moçambique Beach, Santa Catarina Island, Brazil. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 33(10) pp. 1557-1573.
    [10.1002/esp.1633] [Scopus]
  • Hesp, P., Castilhos, J., Miot da Silva, G., Dillenburg, S., Martinho, C., Aguiar, D., et al. (2007). Regional wind fields and dunefield migration, southern Brazil. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 32(4) pp. 561-573.
    [10.1002/esp.1406] [Scopus]
  • Thom, B.G., Shepherd, M., Ly, C., Roy, P.S., Bowman, G.M. and Hesp, P.A. (1992). Coastal Geomorphology and Quaternary Geology of the Port Stephens-Myall Lakes Area. Canberra: ANU Press.
  • Hesp, P.A. and Miot Da Silva, G. (2016). Secondary Dune. In Michael J. Kennish, ed. Encyclopedia of Estuaries. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer Netherlands, pp. 549-550.
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  • Jiménez-Orocio, Ó., Hesp, P.A., Martínez, M.L., Espejel, I. and Moreno-Casasola, P. (2014). Tipos de dunas. In Martínez, M.L., Moreno-Casasola, P., Espejel, I., Jiménez-Orocio, O., Infante Mata, D., Rodríguez-Revelo, N., ed. Diagnóstico General de las dunas costeras de México. 1 ed. Mexico: Conafor, pp. 27-40.
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  • Bauer, B., Walker, I., Baas, A., Jackson, D., Neuman, C., Wiggs, G., et al. (2013). Critical Reflections on the Coherent Flow Structures Paradigm in Aeolian Geomorphology. In J.G. Venditti, J.L. Best, M. Church, and R.J. Hardy, ed. Coherent Flow Structures at the Earth's Surface. 1 ed. UK: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 111-134.
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  • Hesp, P.A. and Hilton, M.J. (2013). Restoration of foredunes and transgressive dunefields: case studies from New Zealand. In ML Martínez, JB Gallego-Fernández & PA Hesp, ed. Restoration of Coastal Dunes. Berlin, Germany: Springer, pp. 67-92.
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  • Hesp, P.A. and Walker, I.J. (2013). Coastal Dunes. In J Shroder, A Baas, MP Bishop, DR Butler, J Clague, A Frumkin, R Giardino, J Harbor, C Harden, CR Hupp, LA James, DM Kennedy, N Lancaster, R Marston, AR Orme, L Owen, G Pope, D Sack, D Sherman, M Stoffel, A Switzer & E Wohl, ed. Treatise on Geomorphology. London, UK: Academic Press, pp. 328-355.
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  • Martínez, M.L., Hesp, P.A. and Gallego-Fernández, J. (2013). Coastal dune restoration: Trends and perspectives. In ML Martínez, JB Gallego-Fernández & PA Hesp, ed. Restoration of Coastal Dunes. Berlin, Germany: Springer, pp. 323-339.
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  • Hesp, P.A. (2011). Dune Coasts. In E Wolanski, D McLusky, BW Flemming & JD Hanson, ed. Treatise on Estuarine and Coastal Science. London, UK: Academic Press, pp. 193-221.
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SOME RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Hesp, P.A., Smyth, T.A.G., Nielsen, P., Walker,I.J., Bauer, B.O., Davidson-Arnott, R.G., 2015. Flow deflection over a foredune. Geomorphology 230: 64-74.

Smyth, T.A.G., Hesp, P.A., 2015. Aeolian dynamics of beach scraped dunes. Coastal Engineering 99: 38-45.

Abhar, K.C.,Walker, I.J.,Hesp, P.A.,Gares, P.A., 2015. Spatial-temporal evolution of aeolian blowout dunes at Cape Cod. Geomorphology 236:148-162.

Bauer, B.O., Hesp, P.A., Walker, I.J., Davidson-Arnott, R.G.D., 2015. Sediment (dis)continuity across a beach-dune profile during an offshore wind event. Geomorphology 245: 135-148.

Hesp, P.A., Ruz, M-H, Hequette, A., Marin, D., Miot da Silva, G., 2015.Geomorphology and dynamics of a traveling cuspate foreland, Authie estuary, France. Geomorphology 254: 104-120.

Ruz, Marie-Hélène and Hesp, P.A., 2014. Geomorphology of high latitude coastal dunes, In: Martini, I.P. and Wanless, H.R. (Eds.) Sedimentary Coastal Zones from High to Low Latitudes: Similarities and Differences. The Geological Society London, Spec. Publications 388:

Hesp, P.A. and I.J. Walker, 2013. Aeolian environments: coastal dunes. In: Shroder, J. (Editor in Chief), Lancaster, N., Sherman, D.J., Baas, A.C.W. (Eds.), Treatise on Geomorphology, vol. 11, Aeolian Geomorphology. Academic Press, San Diego, CA, pp. 109-133.

Hesp, P.A., Walker, I.J., Chapman, C., Davidson-Arnott, R., and Bauer, B.O., 2013. Æolian dynamics over a foredune, Prince Edward Island, Canada. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms38 ( 1): 1566–1575

Hesp, P.A., 2013. A 34 year record of foredune evolution, Dark Point, NSW, Australia. J. Coastal Research S.I. 65: 1295- 1300.

Bitton, M. and Hesp, P.A., 2013. Vegetation dynamics on eroding to accreting beach-foredune systems, Florida Panhandle. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms 38 (12): 1472-1480.

Hesp, P.A., 2013. Conceptual models of the evolution of transgressive dunefield systems. Geomorphology 199: 138–149.

Martinez, M.L., J.B. Gallego-Fernandez and Hesp, P.A. (Editors), 2013. Restoration of Coastal Dunes. Springer, 347pp.

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