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Pye, K. (2017) The role of forensic science in the investigation and control of urban pollution. In: Charlesworth, S.M. & Booth, C.A. (eds.) Urban Pollution: Science and Management. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford (in press).

 

Blott, S.J., Duck, R., Phillips, M.R., Pontee, N.I., Pye, K. & Williams A.T. (2013) Great Britain (GB). In: Pranzini, E. & Williams, A.T. (eds.) Coastal Structures. Routledge, London, 173-208.

 

Jones, L., Angus, S., Cooper, A., Doody, P., Everard, M., Garbutt, A., Gilchrist, P., Hansom, J., Nicholls, R., Pye, K., Ravenscroft, N., Rees, S., Rhind, P. and Whitehouse, A. (2011) Coastal Margins. In: The UK National Ecosystem Assessment Technical Report. UK National Ecosystem Assessment, UNEP-WCMC, Cambridge, pp. 411-458. Published online: http://uknea.unep-wcmc.org/Resources/tabid/82/Default.aspx

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2010) Geomorphology of the Sefton Coast sand dunes. In: Worsley, A.T., Lymbery, G., Holden, V.J.C. and Newton, M. (Eds.) Sefton's Dynamic Coast. Proceedings of the conference on coastal geomorphology, biogeography and management 2008. Coastal Defence: Sefton MBC Technical Services Department, Ainsdale-on-Sea, pp. 131-160.

 

Pye, K. and Croft, D.J. (2004) Forensic geoscience: introduction and overview. In: Pye, K. and Croft, D. (Eds.) Forensic Geoscience - Principles, Techniques and Applications. Geological Society Special Publication No. 232, Geological Society Publishing House, Bath, pp. 1-5.

 

Croft, D.J. and Pye, K. (2004) Colour theory and the evaluation of an instrumental method of measurement using geological samples for forensic applications. In: Pye, K. and Croft, D. (Eds.) Forensic Geoscience - Principles, Techniques and Applications. Geological Society Special Publication No. 232, Geological Society Publishing House, Bath, pp. 49-62.

 

Blott, S.J., Croft, D.J., Pye, K., Saye, S.E. and Wilson, H.E. (2004) Particle size analysis by laser diffraction. In: Pye, K. and Croft, D. (Eds.) Forensic Geoscience - Principles, Techniques and Applications. Geological Society Special Publication No. 232, Geological Society Publishing House, Bath, pp. 63-73.

 

Saye, S.E. and Pye, K. (2004) Development of a coastal dune sediment database for England and Wales: forensic applications. In: Pye, K. and Croft, D. (Eds.) Forensic Geoscience - Principles, Techniques and Applications. Geological Society Special Publication No. 232, Geological Society Publishing House, Bath, pp. 75-96.

 

Pye, K. (2004) Forensic examination of rocks, sediments, soils and dusts using scanning electron microscopy and X-ray chemical microanalysis. In: Pye, K. and Croft, D. (Eds.) Forensic Geoscience - Principles, Techniques and Applications. Geological Society Special Publication No. 232, Geological Society Publishing House, Bath, pp. 103-121.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2004) Comparison of soils and sediments using major and trace element data. In: Pye, K. and Croft, D. (Eds.) Forensic Geoscience - Principles, Techniques and Applications. Geological Society Special Publication No. 232, Geological Society Publishing House, Bath, pp. 183-196.

 

Pye, K. (2004) Isotope and trace element analysis of human teeth and bones for forensic purposes. In: Pye, K. and Croft, D. (Eds.) Forensic Geoscience - Principles, Techniques and Applications. Geological Society Special Publication No. 232, Geological Society Publishing House, Bath, pp. 215-236.

 

Croft, D.J. and Pye, K. (2004) Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope variations in soils: forensic applications. In: Pye, K. and Croft, D. (Eds.) Forensic Geoscience - Principles, Techniques and Applications. Geological Society Special Publication No. 232, Geological Society Publishing House, Bath, pp. 257-267.

 

Pye, K. (2004) Forensic Geology. In: Selley, R.C., Cocks, R.M. and Plimer, I.R. (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Geology. Volume 2. Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp 261-273.

 

Pye, K. (2001) The nature and geomorphology of coastal shingle. In: Packham, J., Randell, R., Barnes, D. and Neal, A. (Eds.) Ecology and Geomorphology of Coastal Shingle. Smith Settle, Harrogate, pp. 2-22.

 

Richards, J. and Pye, K. (2001) The cheniers of the Essex coast: sedimentology and management for flood defence. In: Packham, J., Randell, R., Barnes, D. and Neal, A. (Eds.) Ecology and Geomorphology of Coastal Shingle. Smith Settle, Harrogate, pp. 167-171.

 

Pye, K. (2001) Long-term geomorphological changes and how they may affect the dune coasts of Europe. In: Houston, J.A., Edmondson, S.E. & Rooney, P.J. (Eds.) Coastal Dune Management - Shared Experience of European Conservation Practice. Liverpool University Press, Liverpool, pp. 17-23.

 

Pye, K. and Allen, J.R.L. (2000) Past, present and future interactions, management challenges and research needs in coastal and estuarine environments. In: Pye, K. and Allen, J.R.L. (Eds.) Coastal and Estuarine Environments: sedimentology, geomorphology and geoarchaeology. Geological Society Special Publication No. 175, Geological Society Publishing House, Bath, pp. 1-4.

 

Crooks, S. and Pye, K. (2000) Sedimentological controls on the erosion and morphology of saltmarshes: implications for flood defence and habitat recreation. In: Pye, K. and Allen, J.R.L. (Eds.) Coastal and Estuarine Environments: sedimentology, geomorphology and geoarchaeology. Geological Society Special Publication No. 175, Geological Society Publishing House, Bath, pp. 207-222.

 

Saye, S.E. and Pye, K. (2000) Textural and geochemical evidence for the provenance of aeolian sand deposits on the Aquitaine coast, SW France. In: Pye, K. and Allen, J.R.L. (Eds.) Coastal and Estuarine Environments: sedimentology, geomorphology and geoarchaeology. Geological Society Special Publication No. 175, Geological Society Publishing House, Bath, pp. 173-186.

 

Brew, D.S., Holt, T., Pye, K. and Newsham, R. (2000) Holocene sedimentary evolution and palaeocoastlines of the Fenland embayment, eastern England. In: Shennan, I. and Andrews, J. (Eds) Holocene Land-Ocean Interaction and Environmental Change around the Western North Sea. Geological Society Special Publication 166, Geological Society Publishing House, Bath, pp. 253 – 273.

 

Pye, K. and Sherwin, D. (2000) Loess and Loessite. In: Goudie, A.S., Stokes, S. and Livingstone, I. (Eds.) International Aeolian Geomorphology for the Millenium. Wiley, Chichester, pp. 214-238.

 

Pye, K. (2000) Saltmarsh erosion in southeast England: mechanisms, causes and implications. In: Sherwood, B.R., Gardiner, B.G. and Harris, T. (Eds.) British Saltmarshes. Westbury Publishing, Yorkshire, pp. 359-396.

 

Pye, K. and Sherwin, D. (1999) Loess. In: Goudie, A.S., Livingstone, I. & Stokes, S. (Eds.) Aeolian Environments, Sediments and Landforms. John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Chichester, pp. 213-238.

 

Pye, K., Coleman, M.L. and Duan, W.M. (1997) Microbial activity and diagenesis in saltmarsh sediments, North Norfolk, England. In: Jicknells, T. and Rae, J.E. (Eds.) Biogeochemistry of Intertidal Sediments. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 119-151.

 

Pye, K. (1996) Evolution of the shoreline of the Dee estuary, United Kingdom. In: Nordstrom, K.F. and Roman, C.T. (Eds.) Estuarine Shores: Evolution, Environments and Human Alterations. Wiley, Chichester, pp. 15-37.

 

Pye, K., Allen, J.R.L., Banks, J.D. and Crabbe, J.D. (1996) Recent saltmarsh erosion and sea defence set back at Aylburton Warth, Gloucestershire. In: Otto, S. (Ed.) Coastal Zone Management in the Severn Estuary, SW Britain: Contributions Towards A Concerted Strategy Plan. Kimberley Services, Reading, pp. 26-40.

 

Pye, K. and Crooks, S. (1996) Geochemical controls on the moisture content and shear strength of saltmarsh sediments. In: Sir William Halcrow & Partners (Ed.) Saltmarsh Management for Flood Defence, Research Seminar Proceedings, November 1995. Project Record 480/1/SW, National Rivers Authority, Bristol, pp. 55-63.

 

Pye, K., Holt, T., Allen, J.R.L. and Parker, A. (1996) Micro-textural and micro-geochemical methods of sediment fingerprinting: sediment supply to the Fenland embayment during the Holocene. In: Barrett, R.L. (compiler) Land Ocean Interaction Study Community Research Project, First Annual Meeting, University of Plymouth. LOIS Publication No. 106, 163-164.

 

Pye, K. (1995) Land-sea sediment exchange and coastal morphodynamics within the Great Barrier Reef Province: framework for the future research. In: Larcombe, P. and Wolfe, K. (Eds.) Great Barrier Reef Terrigenous Sediment Flux and Human Impacts. CRC Reef Research Centre, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, pp. 82-85.

 

Pye, K. (1995) Sand dune development on  the Great barrier Reef coastline. In: Larcombe, P. and  Wolfe, K. (Eds.) Great Barrier Reef Terrigenous Sediment Flux and Human Impacts. CRC Reef Research Centre, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland, pp. 144-150.

 

Pye, K. (1994) Properties of sediment particles. In: Pye, K. (Ed.) Sediment Transport and Depositional Processes. Blackwell, Oxford, pp. 1-24.

 

Millington, A.C. and Pye, K. (1994) Biogeographical and geomorphological perspectives on environmental change in drylands. In: Millington, A.C. and Pye, K. (Eds.) Environmental Change in Drylands. John Wiley & Sons. Ltd., Chichester, pp. 427-441.

 

Pye, K. (1994) Sediment sources and sinks around the coast of Britain: implications for Coastal Zone Management and Planning.  In: Parker, A. (Ed.) Environmental Sedimentology: The Interaction of Water, Sediment and Waste. Centre for Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Reading, 7-8 April 1994, 9 pp.

 

Pye, K. (1993) Introduction: The nature and significance of aeolian sedimentary systems. In: Pye, K. (Ed.) The Dynamics and Environmental Context of Aeolian Sedimentary Systems. Geological Society Special Publication No. 72, The Geological Society, London, pp. 1-4.

 

Pye, K. and Neal, A. (1993) Late Holocene dune formation on the Sefton coast, northwest England. In: Pye, K. (Ed.) The Dynamics and Environmental Context of Aeolian Sedimentary Systems. Geological Society Special Publication No. 72, The Geological Society, London, pp. 201-217.

 

Pye, K. (1993) Late Quaternary development of coastal parabolic megadune complexes in northeastern Australia. In: Pye, K. and Lancaster, N. (Eds.) Aeolian Sediments: Ancient and Modern. International Association of Sedimentologists Special Publication 16, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, pp. 23-44.

 

Plater, A.J., Huddart, D., Innes, J., Pye, K., Smith, A.J. and Tooley, M.J. (1993) The Sefton coast: Climate, sea level changes and coastal geomorphology. In: Atkinson, D. and Houston, J.A. (Eds.) The Sand Dunes of the Sefton Coast. National Museums and Galleries of Merseyside, Liverpool, pp. 23-34.

 

Pye, K. and Neal, A. (1993) Stratigraphy and age structure of the Sefton dune complex: preliminary results of drilling investigations. In: Atkinson, D. and Houston, J.A. (Eds.) The Sand Dunes of the Sefton Coast. National Museums and Galleries of Merseyside, Liverpool, pp. 41-45.

 

Pye, K. (1992) Aeolian dust and dust deposits. In: Yelles, M. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Earth System Science, Volume 1, Academic Press, London, pp. 35-42.

 

Pye, K. (1992) Saltmarshes on the barrier coastline of North Norfolk, eastern England. In: Allen, J.R.L. and Pye, K. (Eds.) Saltmarshes – Morphodynamics, Conservation and Engineering Significance, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 41-62.

 

Allen, J.R.L. and Pye, K. (1992) Coastal saltmarshes: their nature and importance. In: Allen, J.R.L. and Pye, K. (Eds.) Saltmarshes: Morphodynamics, Conservation and Engineering Significance. Cambridge University Press, pp. 1-18.

 

Pye, K. (1991) Beach deflation and backshore dune formation following erosion under storm surge conditions: an example from Northwest England. In: Barndorff-Nielsen, O.E. and Willetts, B.B. (Eds.) Aeolian Grain Transport. 2. The Erosional Environment. Acta Mechanica Supplementum 2, Springer, Berlin, pp. 171-181.

 

Pye, K. (1990) Physical and human influences on coastal dune development between the Ribble and Mersey estuaries, northwest England. In: Nordstrom, K.F., Psuty, N.P. and Carter, R.W.G. (Eds.) Coastal Dunes: Form and Process. John Wiley & Son Ltd., Chichester, pp. 339-359.

 

Pye, K. (1989) Processes of fine particle formation, dust source regions and climatic changes. In: Sarnthein, M. and Leinen, M. (Eds.) Paleoclimatology and Paleometeorology. NATO ASI Series C 282, Kluwer, Dordrecht, pp. 3-30.

 

Pye, K. & Tsoar, H. (1987) The mechanics and geological implications of dust transport and deposition in deserts with particular reference to loess formation and dune sand diagenesis in the northern Negev, Israel. In: Frostick, L. and Reid, I. (Eds.) Desert Sediments: Ancient and Modern. Geological Society Special Publication No, 35, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, 139-156.

 

Goudie, A.S., Pye, K. and Watson, A. (1986) The physical geography of Kora. In: Coe, M. & Collins, M. (Eds.) Kora: An Ecological Inventory of the Kora National Reserve, Kenya. Royal Geographical Society, London, pp. 21-35.

 

Pye, K. (1985) Applications of backscattered electron microscopy in mudrock petrology. In: Hall, P. (ed.) Physico-chemical Aspects of Clays and Shales in Relation to Oilfield Problems, Schlumberger Cambridge Research, Cambridge, 1-2.

 

Pye, K. (1984)  SEM investigations of quartz silt micro-textures in relation to the source of loess. In: Pecsi, M. (ed.) Lithology and Stratigraphy of Loess and Palaeosols. Geographical Research Institute, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, pp. 139-151.

 

Pye, K. (1984) Models of transgressive coastal dune building episodes and their relationship to Quaternary sea level changes: a discussion with reference from eastern Australia. In: M. Clark (Ed.) Coastal Research: U.K. Perspectives. Geo Books, Norwich, 81-104.

 

Pye, K. and Bowman, G.M. (1984) The Holocene marine transgression as a forcing function in episodic dune activity on the eastern Australian coast. In: Thom, B.G. (Ed.) Coastal Geomorphology in Australia. Academic Press, Sydney, pp. 179-129.

 

Pye, K. (1983) Post-depositional reddening of late Quaternary coastal dune sands, north-eastern Australia. In: Wilson, R.C.L. (Ed.) Residual Deposits. Geological Society Special Publication 11, Blackwell, Oxford, 117-129.

 

Pye, K. (1983) Red beds. In: Goudie, A.S. and Pye, K. (Eds.) Chemical sediments and Geomorphology. Precipitates and Residua in the Near-Surface Environment. Academic Press, London, pp. 227-263.

 

Pye, K. (1983) Eartly post-depositional modification of aeolian dune sands. In: Brookefield, M.E. and Ahbrandt, T.S. (Eds.)  Eolian Sediments and Processes. Developments in Sedimentology 38, Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 197-221.

 

Pye, K. (1983) Post-depositional reddening of late Quaternary coastal dune sands, north-eastern Australia. In: Wilson, R.C.L. (Ed.) Residual Deposits: Surface Related Weathering Processes and Materials. Geological Society Special Publication No. 11, Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, pp. 117-129.

 

Krinsley, D.H. and Pye, K. (1982) Backscatter techniques as applied to fine grained rocks with possible application to Martian and Lunar rocks. In: Holt, H.E. (Ed.) Reports of Planetary Geology Program - 1982. NASA Technical Memorandum 85127, NASA Scientific and Technical Information  Branch, Washington DC, pp. 405-407.

 

Hopley, D., Harvey, N. and  Pye, K. (1980) The eastern coastal plains and continental shelf. In: Henderson, R.A and Stephenson, P.J. (Eds.) The Geology and Geophysics of Northeastern Australia. Geological Society of Australia, Queensland Division, Brisbane, pp. 386-393.