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A selection of our consultancy and survey reports.

2016

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2016) National Trust Formby Property Victoria Road Car Park: Sand Dune Restoration Proposals. Report to National Trust. KPAL Report 19098, 23 August 2016.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2016) Dune Rejuvenation Trials: Overview Report. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 19099, 19 August 2016.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2016) Geomorphological Assessment of Coastal Management Area ORF15. Martello Tower to Orford Ness, Suffolk. Report to the Alde & Ore Association. KPAL Report 19067, 10 June 2016.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2016) Sandscale Haws, Cumbria - Geomorphological Assessment and Future Management Options. Report to the National Trust. KPAL Report EX 128095, 6 June 2016

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2016) Royal County Down Golf Club, Northern Ireland: Assessment of Potential Impact of Proposed Dune Erosion Control Measures. Report to AECOM and Royal County Down Golf Club. KPAL Report 18097, 17 May 2016.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2016) Sand Dune Processes and Coastal Flood Risk Management: Conceptual Understanding for Model Development. Report to HR Wallingford Ltd. KPAL Report EX151202, 21 April 2016.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2016) Cemlyn, Anglesey: Further Geomorphological Assessment. Report to the National Trust. KPAL Report  EX20671, 10 March 2016.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2016) Humber Estuary: Further Investigation of Methods of Monitoring Coastal Squeeze. Report to Halcrow Group Ltd., Swindon, 29 January 2016.

 

2015

Pye, K., Blott, S.J. & Pye, A.L. (2015) East Riding Beach and Subtidal Sediments: A Preliminary Investigation of Sources and Transport Pathways Based on Multi-Element Composition. Report to Ch2M Hill and East Riding of Yorkshire Council. KPAL Report EX19066, 16 December 2015.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2015) Coastal Erosion and Scrub Management at Pembrey Sands Air Weapons Range, Carmarthenshire. Report to Defence Training Estates. KPAL Report EX151201, 14 December 2015.

 

Blott, S.J. & Pye, K. (2015) Magilligan Training Centre, Northern Ireland: Dune Restoration Works Post Completion Topographic Survey Report, October 2015. Report to Defence Training Estates. KPAL Report EX13960, 12 November 2016.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2015) National Trust Formby Point. Geomorphological Assessment and Future Management Options. Report to the National Trust. KPAL Report EX18091, 22 October 2016.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2015) Kenfig Dune Rejuvenation Trial Topographic Survey March 2015. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 030315, 3 September 2015. NRW Evidence Report 100.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2015) Merthyr Mawr Rejuvenation Trials Topographic Survey March 2015. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 110315, 28 August 2015. NRW Evidence Report 99.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2015) Newborough Warren Dune Restoration Works Topographic Survey March 2015 Phase 3. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 270315C, 24 August 2015. NRW Evidence Report 104.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2015) Newborough Warren Dune Restoration Works Topographic Survey March 2015 Phase 2 Site: Zone 1 East. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 270315B, 22 August 2015. NRW Evidence Report 102.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2015) Newborough Warren Dune Restoration Works Topographic Survey March 2015 Phase 2 Site: Zone 1 West. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 270315B, 22 August 2015. NRW Evidence Report 103.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2015) Newborough Warren Dune Restoration Works Topographic Survey March 2015 Phase 1. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 270315A, 21 August 2015. NRW Evidence Report 101.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2015) Moyle Interconnector Replacement Metallic Return Conductors: Geomorphological Assessment of Potential Impact on the Isle of Muck Tombolo, Islandmagee, Northern Ireland - Addendum.  Report to Intertek Ltd. KPAL Report No. 18010, 27 July 2015.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2015) Humber Estuary: Further Analysis of Changes in Potential Intertidal Habitat Using Combined LiDAR and Bathymetric Data. Report to Halcrow Group Ltd & Environment Agency North-East Region, 25 July 2015.

 

Pye, K., Blott, & French, J.R. (2015) Alde and Ore Estuary - Modelling of Water Levels and Current Speeds. Report to the Alde and Ore Estuary Partnership. KPAL Report No. 17234, 20 July 2015.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2015) Magilligan Dunes, Northern Ireland: Options for Dune Restoration. Report to Defence Training Estates Ecological Support and Compliance Unit. KPAL Report 1388, 16 July 2015.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2015) Estimation of Extreme Sea Levels at Sizewell: Addendum Report. Appendix A - Clarification Following SZC FRA Technical Sub-Group Meeting on 13 Nov 2014. Report to CEFAS and EDF Energy. KPAL Report EX1747, 14 July 2015.

 

Pye, K.  & Blott, S.J. (2015) Revised Proposals for Dune Restoration and Windblown Sand Control Works, Eastern Swansea Beach. Report to City and County of Swansea and Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 1387, 18 June 2015

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Pye, K. (2015) Windblown Sand Incursion onto Beach Road, Porthtowan. Single Joint Expert Report to Truro County Court in the Matter of Mr. Christopher Smith v The Cornwall Council. 4 June 2015.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2015) Mersey Gateway Project: Geomorphological Assessment of Potential Impacts of Coffer Dams, Scour Protection and Platform Extensions. Report to AECOM Ltd. KPAL Report No. EX18005. 15 May 2015.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2015) Proposed Dune Habitat Enhancement Works at Baglan Burrows. Report to Neath - Port Talbot Council. KPAL Report No. 17007, 25 March 2015.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2015) Moyle Interconnector Replacement Metallic Return Conductors: Geomorphological Assessment of Potential Impact on the Isle of Muck Tombolo, Islandmagee, Northern Ireland.  Report to Intertek Ltd. KPAL Report No. 17006, 14 February 2015.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2015) Combined LiDAR and Bathymetry Survey of the Alde-Ore Estuary, 2013-14: Data Processing Report. Report to the Alder & Ore Estuary Partnership. KPAL Report 17112, 3 February 2015.

 

2014

Pye, K. (2014) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay: Comments on Dredging Within Swansea Bay and Previous Advice Provided by CCW, NRW and CEFAS. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 16037, 30 November 2014.

 

Pye, K. (2014) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay: Comments on Additional TLSB Documents Relating to Coastal Processes. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 16034, 18 November 2014.

 

Pye, K. (2014) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay: Sediment Sources and Depositional Processes in Swansea Bay. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 16033, 4 November 2014.

 

Pye, K. (2014) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay: Assessment of Shoreline Variability 1998-2014. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 16033, 10 October 2014.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2014) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay. Background information relating to Blackpill SSSI and Adjoining Areas of Swansea Bay. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 160928. 10 October 2014.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2014) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay. Background information relating to Crymlyn Burrows SSSI and Adjoining Areas of Swansea Bay. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 160929, 10 October 2015.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2014) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay. Background information relating to Kenfig SAC and Adjoining Areas of Swansea Bay. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 160923, 2 October 2015.

 

Pye, K. (2014) A Note on the Use of Rapid Geomorphological Assessment (RGA) to Characterise the Geomorphological Condition of Dune and Beach Systems.  KPAL Technical Note 15, 2 October 2014.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2014) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay: Outstanding Concerns Relating to the Impact of the Development on Coastal Processes and Morphology. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 160915, 29 September 2015.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2014) Aberdovey Golf Club: Dune Erosion and Management Options. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 160728, 30 August 2015.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2014) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay: Comments on the Updated Water Framework Directive Assessment Submitted for ExA Deadline III. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report 160912, 30 August 2015.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2014) Hedwigepolder, Westerschelde: Potential Estuarine Habitat Assessment. Report to Mieras Judische Advies and DC Dredging. KPAL Report 160727, 15 August 2014.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J.  (2014) Hedwigepolder, Westerschelde, The Netherlands: Potential Estuarine Habitat Assessment. Report prepared for DC Dredging, Zeeland. Report No. 160727, August 2014, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. (2014) Caswell Bay Beach Survey Report – Addendum. Report prepared for the City and County of Swansea, August 2014. Report No. 160726, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2014) Pembrey Burrows - A Geomorphological Appraisal and Options for Dune Rejuvenation. KPAL Report to Natural Resources Wales. NRW Evidence Report 42, July 2014.

 

Pye, K. (2014) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay: Comments and Advice relating to the Updated HRA Assessment.  Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, July 2014. Report No. 160909, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. (2014) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay: Comments and Advice relating to the Environmental Statement with particular reference to Coastal Processes and their impacts - Addendum.  Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, July 2014. Report No. 160900, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. (2014) Caswell Bay Beach Survey Report. Report prepared for the City and County of Swansea, July 2014. Report No. 160725, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2014) Geomorphological and hydrodynamic assessment of future flood defence management options at Hazlewood Marshes, within the wider context of the Alde & Ore estuary. Report prepared for the Alde & Ore Estuary Partnership, July 2014. Report No. 16098, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. (2014) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Environmental Statement: Comments on Coastal Processes in Relation to Terrestrial Ecology.  Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, July 2014. Report No. 160999, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. & Blott (2014) Estimation of Extreme Sea Levels at Sizewell: Addendum Report. Report prepared for CEFAS and EDF Energy. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. External Investigation Report EX1723, June 2014. British Energy Estuarine and Marine Studies (BEEMS) Technical Report TR252 Addendum, EDF Energy, London.

 

Pye, K.  & Blott, S.J. (2014) Crymlyn Burrows SSSI: Geomorphological Assessment.  Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, June 2014. Report No. 160906, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K.  & Blott, S.J. (2014).  Magilligan Dunes, Northern Ireland: Options for Dune Rejuvenation. Report prepared for Defence Training Estates, June 2014. Report No. Ex1257, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. (2014) Comments  and advice relating to the proposed Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon, with particular reference to changes in coastal processes and potential impacts.   Report prepared for the City and County of Swansea, June 2014. Report No. 160995, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K.  & Blott, S.J. (2014) Topographic Survey Report – Kenfig Dune Rejuvenation Works Phase I.  Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, May 2014. Report No. 300514, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull, NRW Evidence Report 98.

 

Pye, K.  & Blott, S.J. (2014) Topographic Survey Report – Kenfig Dune Rejuvenation Works Phase II.  Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, May 2014. Report No. 070514, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull, NRW Evidence Report 97.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2014) Topographic Survey Report – Merthyr Mawr Dune Restoration Works. Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, 6 May 2014. Report No. 140513, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull, NRW Evidence Report 96.

 

Pye, K.  & Blott, S.J. (2014) Newborough Warren Dune Restoration Works Topographic Survey March 2014. Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, May 2014. Report No. 130314, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K.  & Blott, S.J. (2014) Topographic Survey Report – Newborough Warren  Dune Rejuvenation Works .  Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, May 2014. Report No. 160513, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull, NRW Evidence Report 95.

 

Pye, K. (2014) Windblown Sand Hazard on Eastern Swansea Beach – Further Field Survey March 2014. Report prepared for the City and County of Swansea, April 2014. Report No. 160899, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K.  & Blott, S.J. (2014) Coastal Geomorphology Report to Inform Possible Dune and Shingle Restoration in Forest Enterprise Scotland Managed Forests. Report prepared for Forestry Commission Scotland, April 2014. Report No. 160724, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. (2014) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Environmental Statement: Comments and Advice Relating to the Environmental Statement with particular reference to Coastal Processes and their impacts. Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, 27th March 2014. Report No. 160803, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. (2014) Recommendations for Blown sand Control along Eastern Swansea Beach. Report prepared for the City and County of Swansea, March 2014. Report No. 160893, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J.  (2014) Royal St. David’s Golf Club, Morfa Harlech: Dune Revuvenation Options.  Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, February 2014. Report No. Ex1283, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J.  (2014) Crymlyn Burrows & Baglan Burrows Geomorphological Assessment.  Report prepared for Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, February 2014. Report No. Ex 160894, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K., Blott, S.J. & Dolphin, T. (2014) Shoreline Variability and Accretion/Erosion Trends in Sizewell Bay. Report prepared for CEFAS and EDF Energy. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. External Investigation Report EX1364, October 2012. British Energy Estuarine and Marine Studies (BEEMS) Technical Report TR223, Edition 2, February 2014, EDF Energy, London.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2014) Recommendations for Blown Sand Control in Northern Swansea Bay. Report to the City and County of Swansea. KPAL Report 160893 31 January 2014.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J.  (2014) Beach Profile Monitoring Data 1998-2013: Analysis and Interpretation. Report prepared for the Swansea Bay and Carmarthen Bay Coastal Engineering Groups, January 2014. Report No. 160720, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

2013

Pye, K. (2013) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Environmental Statement: Comments on Draft Environmental Statement Chapters relating to Coastal Processes - Addendum.  Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, 12 December 2013. Report No. 160719A, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. (2013) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Environmental Statement: Comments on Draft Environmental Statement Chapters relating to Coastal Processes and their impacts.  Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, 12 December 2013. Report No. 160719, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Halcrow Group Ltd. & Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. (2013) North West Estuaries Processes Reports: Overview Report. Report prepared for Sefton Council, December 2013. CH2MHILL Halcrow, York.

 

Halcrow Group Ltd. & Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. (2013) North West Estuaries Processes Reports: Dee Estuary. Report prepared for Sefton Council, December 2013. CH2MHILL Halcrow, York.

 

Halcrow Group Ltd. & Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. (2013) North West Estuaries Processes Reports: Mersey Estuary. Report prepared for Sefton Council, December 2013. CH2MHILL Halcrow, York.

 

Halcrow Group Ltd. & Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. (2013) North West Estuaries Processes Reports: Ribble Estuary. Report prepared for Sefton Council, December 2013. CH2MHILL Halcrow, York.

 

Halcrow Group Ltd. & Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. (2013) North West Estuaries Processes Reports: Wyre Estuary. Report prepared for Sefton Council, December 2013. CH2MHILL Halcrow, York.

 

Halcrow Group Ltd. & Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. (2013) North West Estuaries Processes Reports: Lune Estuary. Report prepared for Sefton Council, December 2013. CH2MHILL Halcrow, York.

 

Halcrow Group Ltd. & Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. (2013) North West Estuaries Processes Reports: Kent Estuary. Report prepared for Sefton Council, December 2013. CH2MHILL Halcrow, York.

 

Halcrow Group Ltd. & Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. (2013) North West Estuaries Processes Reports: Leven Estuary. Report prepared for Sefton Council, December 2013. CH2MHILL Halcrow, York.

 

Halcrow Group Ltd. & Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. (2013) North West Estuaries Processes Reports: Duddon Estuary. Report prepared for Sefton Council, December 2013. CH2MHILL Halcrow, York.

 

Halcrow Group Ltd. & Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. (2013) North West Estuaries Processes Reports: Ravenglass Estuary. Report prepared for Sefton Council, December 2013. CH2MHILL Halcrow, York.

 

Pye, K. & Blott (2013) Estimation of Extreme Sea Levels at Sizewell. Report prepared for CEFAS and EDF Energy. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. External Investigation Report EX1345, January 2013. British Energy Estuarine and Marine Studies (BEEMS) Technical Report TR252, November 2013, EDF Energy, London.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2013) Mersey Gateway Project: Geomorphological Assessment of Impacts of Saltmarsh Change.  Report to URS Infrastructure & Environment UK Ltd., October 2013. Report No. EX1258, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. (2013) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay: Comments on Bathymetry Validation review and Related Background Information. Report provided to Natural Resources Wales, 18th September 2013.  Report No. 160715, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J.  (2013) Newborough Forest – proposed Methods for Dune Remobilisation and Rejuvenation.  Report prepared for Welsh Government, August 2013. Report No. Ex 1258, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2013) Morfa Harlech Forest - Potential for Dune Reactivation. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report EX1256, 20 August 2013.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2013) Kenfig Dune Restoration Works. Phase I Overview Report. Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, July 2013. Report No. 130513, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2013) Topographic Survey Report:  Morfa Harlech. Report to Natural Resources Wales. KPAL Report  090713, 29 July 2013.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2013) Topographic Survey Report - Traeth Penrhos, Newborough Forest.  Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, July 2013. Report No. 080713, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. (2013) Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Preliminary Environmental Information Report; Comments and Advice Provided to Natural Resources Wales, 25th July 2013.  Report No. 160713, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2013) Particle Tracking Calculations Relating to Stranding of Seal Carcasses at Blakeney Point, February 2013. Report to the National Trust. KPAL Report EX060613, 22 July 2013.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2013) Particle Tracking Calculations Relating to Stranding of Porpoise Carcasses at Winterton Ness, March 2013. Report to the National Trust. KPAL Report No. EX060612, 22 July 2013.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2013) Potential Movement of Seal Carcasses in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland – Preliminary Assessment. Report prepared for Marine Current Turbines Ltd, June 2013. Report No. Ex1366, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2013) Topographic Survey Report - Newborough Warren Dune Restoration Works.  Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, May 2013. Report No. 160513, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull, NRW Evidence Report 93.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2013) Topographic Survey Report – Merthyr Mawr Dune Restoration Works.  Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, May 2013. Report No. 140513, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull, NRW Evidence Report 94.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2013) Topographic Survey Report  Kenfig Dune Restoration Works Phase 2.  Report prepared for Natural Resources Wales, May 2013. Report No. 130513, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2013) Topographic Survey Report  Kenfig Dune Restoration Works.  Report prepared for Countryside Council for Wales, March 2013. Report No. 050313, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull, NRW Evidence Report 92.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2013) Newborough Warren Sand Dune Habitat Rejuventation Works - Initial Topographic Survey.  Report prepared for Countryside Council for Wales, January 2013. Report No. 170113, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

2012

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2012) Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm Intertidal Cable Installation: Geomorphological Considerations. Report prepared for Centrica Renewable Energy Ltd. December 2012. Report No. EX1251. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Crowthorne.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2012) Kenfig Dunes Rejuventation Trials - Proposals for Phase 2. Report prepared for the Countryside Council for Wales. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. External Investigation Report 031012, October 2012. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Crowthorne.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2012) Topographic Survey Report  Kenfig Dune Restoration Works.  Report prepared for Countryside Council for Wales, October 2012. Report No. 021012, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2012) A Geomorphological Survey of Welsh Dune Systems to Determine Best Methods of Dune Rejuvenation. CCW Contract Science Report 1002, Countryside Council for Wales, Bangor. August 2012. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Crowthorne.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2012) Topographic Survey Report  Kenfig Dune Restoration Works.  Report prepared for Countryside Council for Wales, July 2012. Report No. 040712, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Solihull.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2012) Lincs Offshore Windfarm Intertidal Cable Installation Stage II: Geomorphological Considerations. Report prepared for Centrica Energy. April 2012. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Crowthorne.

 

Pye, K. & Blott, S.J. (2012) Northern Swansea Bay: Windblown Sand Problems and Possible Solutions. Report prepared for Common Vision Ltd as appendix to the Draft Swansea Bay Management Plan. March 2012. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Crowthorne.

 

2011

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2011) Merthyr Mawr Warren - Potential for Dune Reactivation. Report prepared for Countryside Council for Wales. CCW Science Report No 978, Countryside Council for Wales, Bangor, November 2011.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2011) Dinas Dinlle: Options for Beach and Sea Defence Management. Report prepared for Environment Agency (Wales). Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. External Investigation Report EX1252, October 2011.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2011) Kenfig Sand Dunes - Potential for Dune Reactivation. Report prepared for the Countryside Council for Wales. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. External Investigation Report EX1227, May 2011.

 

Winnard, K., McCue, J., Pye, K., Blott, S.J. and Dearnaley, M. (2011) Re-building Welsh Beaches to Deliver Multiple Benefits - Overview Report. Countryside Council for Wales Science Report, Countryside Council for Wales, Bangor.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2011) Sea Bed Sediment Characteristics, Bedforms and Sediment Transport Pathways in the Sizewell Area. Report prepared for CEFAS and EDF Energy. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. External Investigation Report EX1212, March 2011. British Energy Estuarine and Marine Studies (BEEMS) Technical Report TR107, April 2011, EDF Energy, London.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2011) A Consideration of "Extreme Events" at Sizewell, Suffolk, With Particular Reference to Coastal Morphological Change and Extreme Water Levels. Report prepared for CEFAS and EDF Energy. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Investigation Report EX1209, March 2011. British Energy Estuarine and Marine Studies (BEEMS) Technical Report TR139, Edition 2, April 2011, EDF Energy, London.

 

Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. and Halcrow Group Ltd. (2011) Further Investigations of Coastal Squeeze in Cell 11. Report to the Environment Agency, Warrington, 93 pp.

 

Pye, K., Blott, S.J. and Pye, A.L. (2011) Beach Sediment Sampling February 2011: Particle Size Analysis. Report to Gwynedd Council Coast Protection Unit. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Investigation Report EX1228, March 2011.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2011) Preliminary comparison of particle size characteristics of marine aggregates and selected Welsh case study beaches. Report prepared for the Countryside Council for Wales. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Research Report IR1226, March 2011.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2011) Nourishment Opportunities in Wales: Phase 2: LiDAR Data Analysis. Report prepared for the Countryside Council for Wales. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Research Report IR1123, March 2011.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2011) Morphological and Sedimentological Character of Welsh Beaches: Classification Summary. Report prepared for the Countryside Council for Wales. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Research Report IR1122, February 2011.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2011) Morphological and Sedimentological Character of Welsh Beaches: Particle Size Analysis Report. Report prepared for Countryside Council for Wales. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Investigation Report IR1121, January 2011.

 

2010

McCue, J., Pye, K. and Wareing, A. (2010) Beach Nourishment Operations in Wales and Likely Future Requirements for Beach Nourishment in an Era of Sea Level Rise and Climate Change - a Pilot Study. Report to Countryside Council for Wales by Atkins Ltd. and Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., CCW Science Report No. 928, Countryside Council for Wales, Bangor. (click here to download the full report from the CCW website)

 

Webb, H., Pye, K., Huckle, J. and Blott, S.J. (2010) Beach Topographic Variability in Relation to Significant Biological Change. Report to Countryside Council for Wales by APEM Ltd. and Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., CCW Contract Science Report No 906, Countryside Council for Wales, Bangor, xiii + 160 pp (click here to download the full report from the CCW website)

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2010) Geomorphological Assessment of the Taf Estuary, Carmarthenshire, with Particular Reference to sea Defence Management Options at Mwche and Pentowyn. Report prepared for the National Trust, Swindon. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. External Investigation Report EX1222, November 2010.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2010) A Consideration of "Extreme Events" at Hinkley Point, Somerset, With Particular Reference to Coastal Flooding and Coastal Change. Report prepared for CEFAS and EDF Energy. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Investigation Report EX1207, November 2010.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2010) Beach Erosion at North End, Thorpeness, Suffolk. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Investigation Report EX1220, October 2010.

 

Pye, K., Blott, S.J., Witton, S.J. and Pye, A.L. (2010) Cell 11 Regional Monitoring Strategy. Results of sediment particle size analysis: Liverpool Bay. Report to the Environment Agency and Northwest Coastal Group. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. External Investigation Report EX1219, October 2010.

 

Pye, K., Blott, S.J., Witton, S.J. and Pye, A.L. (2010) Cell 11 Regional Monitoring Strategy. Results of sediment particle size analysis: Summary Report. Report to The Environment Agency and Northwest Coastal Group. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. External Investigation Report EX1218, October 2010

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2010) Aldbrough Gas Storage Project: Geomorphological assessment of impact of proposed cliff protection works on adjoining areas. Report prepared for Jacobs and Scottish and Southern Energy Ltd. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Investigation Report EX1214, October 2010.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2010) Geomorphology of the North Norfolk Coast: Past, Present and Future. Report to the National Trust, Swindon. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Investigation Report EX1211, September 2010.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2010) Cemlyn Bay and Adjoining Areas, Anglesey: Geomorphological Assessment. Report prepared for the National Trust, Swindon. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd, External Investigation Report EX1208, May 2010.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2010) Beach Sediment Sampling February 2010: Particle Size Analysis. Report to Gwynedd Council Coast Protection Unit. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Investigation Report EX1210, March 2010.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2010) Morphological Change in Carmarthen Bay and Adjoining Estuaries: Further Analysis. Annex A2 in: Halcrow (2010) Swansea Bay and Carmarthen Bay Shoreline Management Plan 2, Appendix C, Baseline Processes Understanding. Halcrow Group Ltd. Swindon.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2010) Coastal Processes and Shoreline Behaviour of Estuary-Dominated Systems in Swansea Bay and Carmarthen Bay. Annex A1 in: Halcrow (2010) Swansea Bay and Carmarthen Bay Shoreline Management Plan 2, Appendix C, Baseline Processes Understanding. Halcrow Group Ltd. Swindon.

 

2009

Whitehouse, R., Balson, P., Brampton, A., Blott, S., Burningham, H., Cooper, N., French, J., Guthrie, G., Hanson, S., Nicholls, R., Pearson, S., Pye, K., Rossington, K., Sutherland, J. and Walkden, M. (2009) Characterisation and Prediction of Large Scale, Long Term Change of Coastal Geomorphological Behaviours: Final Science Report. Environment Agency Science Report, Environment Agency, Bristol.(click here to download the full report from the Environment Agency website)

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2009) Coastal Geomorphological Changes at Ghadira Beah (Mellieha Bay), Malta: Scoping Study Report. Report prepared for the Malta Transport Ministry. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Investigation Report ER2229, October 2009.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2009) Potential Implications of Future Sea Level Rise for Estuarine Sediment Budgets and Morphology in Northwest England and North Wales. Report to Halcrow Ltd. in connection with Cell Eleven Tidal and Sediment Transport Study (CETaSS) Stage 2. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., October 2009.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2009) Blyth Estuary Sedimentation Study. A report to Suffolk County Council, Suffolk Coastal District Council, Waveney District Council, Southwold Town Council, Blyth Estuary Group and The Environment Agency. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd. External Research Report ER981, 28 January 2009.

 

2008

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2008) An Evaluation of Tide and Wave Conditions near Southwold During the Storm Surges of October 2006 and November 2007. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Technical Note IR845.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2008) The Environment Agency's Draft Blyth Estuary Flood Risk Management Strategy: Implications and Options for the Alde / Ore Estuary. Report to the Alde and Ore Association, Aldeburgh. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Research Report ER804.

 

2007

Pye, K., Saye, S.E. and Blott, S.J. (2007) Sand Dune Processes and Management for Flood and Coastal Defence. Part 1: Project Overview and Recommendations. R&D Technical Report FD1302/TR/1, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, London, vi + 35 pp, tables, figures and plates (click here to download the full report from the DEFRA website)

 

Pye, K., Saye, S.E. and Blott, S.J. (2007) Sand Dune Processes and Management for Flood and Coastal Defence. Part 2: Sand Dune Processes and Morphology. R & D Technical Report FD1302/TR/2, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, London, vi + 21 pp, tables, figures and plates (click here to download the full report from the DEFRA website)

 

Pye, K., Saye, S.E. and Blott, S.J. (2007) Sand Dune Processes and Management for Flood and Coastal Defence. Part 3: The Geomorphology and Management Status of Coastal Dunes in England and Wales. R & D Technical Report FD1302/TR/3, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, London, vi + 94 pp, tables and figures (click here to download the full report from the DEFRA website)

 

Pye, K., Saye, S.E. and Blott, S.J. (2007) Sand Dune Processes and Management for Flood and Coastal Defence. Part 4: Techniques for Sand Dune Management. R & D Technical Report FD1302/TR/4, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, London, vi + 49 pp, tables, figures and plates (click here to download the full report from the DEFRA website)

 

Pye, K., Saye, S.E. and Blott, S.J. (2007) Sand Dune Processes and Management for Flood and Coastal Defence. Part 5: Dune Management Practices at Selected Dune Systems in England and Wales. R & D Technical Report FD1302/TR/5, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, London, vi + 39 pp, tables figures and plates (click here to download the full report from the DEFRA website)

 

Environment Agency (with many contributors) (2007) Saltmarsh Management Manual. R&D Technical Report PFA-076/TR, Environment Agency, Bristol, 123 pp, plus appendices (click here to download the full report from the Environment Agency website)

 

Blott, S.J. and Pye, K. (2007) The Alde and Ore Estuary - A Historical Review and Analysis of Environmental Data. Report to the Alde and Ore Association, Aldeburgh. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Research Report IR704.

 

Blott, S.J. and Pye, K. (2007) Changes in UK Sea Levels Since 1960 at Selected Tide Gauges. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Research Report IR702.

 

Blott, S.J. and Pye, K. (2007) Changes in UK Weather Since 1914 at Selected Coastal Sites. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Research Report IR701.

 

2006

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2006) Walberswick to Dunwich Tidal Defence Scheme: Comments on the Preliminary (Do-Nothing) Ecological Appraisal Report with Background Information about Coastal Processes and Morphological Evolution of the Area. Report prepared for the Royal Society for Protection of Birds, East Anglia Office. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Research Report ER606.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2006) The Geomorphology and Environmental Context of the Aberdovey Coastal Dune System. Report prepared for Aberdovey Golf Club. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Research Report ER604.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2006) Speke-Garston Coastal Reserve. Cliff Protection by Foreshore Nourishment: A Feasibility Study. Report prepared for Liverpool City Council. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Investigation Report ER603.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2006) A Searchable Soil Chemical Database for England and Wales. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Research Report IR603.
Pye, K., Blott, S.J., Short, B. and Witton, S.J. (2006) Preliminary Investigation of Sea Bed Sediment Characteristics in Liverpool Bay. Report prepared for Sefton Council. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Research Report ER602, 169 pp.

 

Pye, K. and Croft, D.J. (2006) Forensic Analysis of Soil and Sediment Traces by Scanning Electron Microscopy and Energy-Dispersive X-ray Analysis: an Experimental Investigation. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Research Report IR602, 46 pp.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2006) Minsmere Sea Defences Coastal Processes Assessment - Further Report. Prepared for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (East Anglia Office). Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Investigation Report ER601, 15 pp.

 

Pye, K., Blott, S.J., Short, B. and Witton, S.J. (2006) Sediment Properties and Sediment Transport in Liverpool Bay, Northwest England. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Research Report IR601.

 

2005

Pye, K. and Saye, S.E. (2005) The Geomorphological Response of Welsh Sand Dunes to Sea Level Rise Over the Next 100 Years and the Management Implications for SAC and SSSI Sites. Contract Science Report 670, Countryside Council for Wales, Bangor

 

Pye, K. (2005) Horse Bank Sandwinning: Comments on Annual Monitoring Compliance. Report to Sefton Council. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Research Report ER512, 12 pp.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2005) Coastal Processes and Morphological Evolution of the Minsmere Reserve and Surrounding Area, Suffolk. Report to the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, East Anglia Office. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Research Report ER511, 154 pp.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2005) Alde and Ore Estuary Flood Management Strategy - Assessment of Background Evidence and Recommendation for Further Action. Volumes 1 & 2. Report to the Alde and Ore Association, Aldeburgh. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Research Report ER509, 14 pp.

 

2004

Pye, K., Blott, S.J. and Saye, S.E. (2004) Coastal Processes and Morphological Evolution of the Titchwell Reserve and Surrounding Area, North Norfolk.  Report  to the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, East Anglia Office. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Research Report ER507, 100 pp.

 

Blott, S.J., Pye, K. and Croft, D.J. (2004) Evaluation of Analytical Precision in Elemental Analysis by Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometry. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Investigation Report IR009, 56 pp.

 

Blott, S.J., Pye, K. and Croft, D.J. (2004) An Experimental Investigation of Within- and Between-Site Variability in Soil Properties: Implications for Sampling and Analytical Strategies in Forensic Contexts. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Investigation Report IR008, 92 pp.

 

Pye, K., Saye, S.E. and Blott, S.J. (2004) Titchwell RSPB Reserve - A Catalogue of Environmental Data. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Research Report IR007, 11 pp.

 

Blott, S.J. (2004) Minsmere RSPB Nature Reserve - A Catalogue of Environmental Data. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Research Report IR006, 24 pp.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2004) Speke Garston Coastal Reserve: Soft Cliff Erosion Study. Report to Liverpool City Council. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Investigation Report ER505, 76 pp.

 

Pye, K. (2004) A Selected Bibliography of Saltmarsh Literature, 1994-2004, Relevant to the Geomorphological and Sedimentological Development of British Saltmarshes. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Investigation Report IR005, 17 pp.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2004) Sefton Coast: Analysis of Intertidal Sediment Cores, February 2004. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Investigation Report IR004, 12 pp.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2004) Sefton Coast: Comparison of Intertidal Sediment Surveys in 1996 and 2003: Results Summary and Supplementary Interpretative Report. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Investigation Report IR003, 14 pp.

 

Pye, K. (2004) Geomorphological Consequences of Proposed Sea Wall Re-Development, Newcastle, County Down. Report to Ferguson & McIlveen, Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Crowthorne.

 

2003

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2003) Sefton Coast Intertidal Sediment Survey 2003: Results Summary and Interpretative Report. Report to Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Investigation Report ER502, 78 pp.

 

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2003) Wirral Coast Intertidal Zone Sediment Survey 2003: Results Summary and Interpretative Report. Report to Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Investigation Report ER501, 73 pp.

 

Pye, K., Blott, S.J. and Saye, S.E. (2003) Recent Sedimentation Trends in the Colne Estuary and their Possible Causes. Report to FPD Savills and Colchester Oyster Fishery Ltd. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., External Investigation Report ER500, 35 pp.

 

Saye, S.E., Blott, S.J. and Pye, K. (2003) Morphological and Bathymetric Changes and Their Causes in Essex Estuaries. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Research Report IR002, 175 pp.

 

Pye, K. (2003) Murlough Sand Dunes: Dune Protection Works. Report to Ferguson & McIlveen, Belfast. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Crowthorne.
Saye, S.E. and Pye, K. (2003) Particle size variation in beach and dune sediments on the Sefton coast, NW England: Nature and Significance. Kenneth Pye Associates Ltd., Internal Research Report IR001, 66 pp.

 

1993 - 2002 (selection)

Pye, K. and Blott, S.J. (2002) Saltmarsh Development at Abbotts Hall Managed Retreat Site, Essex, UK. SPMERG Internal Research Report CS13, Department of Geology, Royal Holloway University of London, 12pp + appendices.

 

Van der Wal, D. & Pye, K. (2001) Evaluation of Coastal Zone Monitoring Techniques. SPMERG Internal Research Report CS10, Department of Geology, Royal Holloway University of London.

 

Brew, D.S. and Pye, K. (2000) Guidance Notes for Assessing Morphological Change in Estuaries. R & D Technical Report FD2110/TR/1, Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, London, 46 pp + appendices.
(click here to download the full report from the DEFRA website)

 

Pye, K. and van der Wal, D. (2000) Historical Trend Analysis (HTA) as a long term morphological prediction in estuaries. In: Estuaries Research Programme Phase 1, EMPHASYS Consortium Modelling Estuary Morphology and Processes. Final Report, December 2000. Hydraulics Research Limited, Wallingford, 89-96. (click here to download the full report from the Estuary Guide website)

 

Pye, K. and van der Wal, D. (2000) Expert Geomorphological Assessment (EGA) as a tool for long term morphological prediction in estuaries. In: Estuaries Research Programme Phase 1, EMPHASYS Consortium. Modelling Estuary Morphology and Processes. Final Report, December 2000. Hydraulics Research Limited, Wallingford, 97-102. (click here to download the full report from the Estuary Guide website)

 

Pye, K. and Pierce, L.R. (1998) Strategic Coastal Monitoring Data: Analytical Framework: Recommendations. Report to the Environment Agency, Anglian Region, Peterborough, 19 pp.

 

Carpenter, K.E. and Pye, K. (1997) Saltmarsh Change in England and Wales – Its History and Causes. Research & Development Report W12, The Environment Agency, Bristol, 158 pp + appendices. (click here to download the full report from the Estuary Guide website)

 

Pye, K. and French, P.W. (1993) Targets for Coastal Habitat Recreation. English Nature Science Series 13, English Nature, Peterborough, 85 pp.

 

Pye, K. and French, P.W. (1993). Erosion and Accretion Processes on British Saltmarshes. Volume One. Introduction: Saltmarsh Processes and Morphology. Report No. ES19. Final report to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants, Cambridge, 42 pp + appendices.

 

Pye, K. and French, P.W. (1993). Erosion and Accretion Processes on British Saltmarshes. Volume Two. Database of British Saltmarshes. Report No. ES19. Final report to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants, Cambridge, 422 pp + figures.

 

Pye, K. and French, P.W. (1993). Erosion and Accretion Processes on British Saltmarshes. Volume Three. National Survey of Accretion and Erosion Status. Report No. ES19. Final report to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants, Cambridge, 113 pp + appendices.

 

Pye, K. and French, P.W. (1993). Erosion and Accretion Processes on British Saltmarshes. Volume Four. Modelling of Saltmarsh and Mudflat Processes. Report No. ES19. Final report to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants, Cambridge, 23 pp + appendices.

 

Pye, K. and French, P.W. (1993). Erosion and Accretion Processes on British Saltmarshes. Volume Five. Management of Saltmarshes in the Context of Flood Defence and Coastal Protection. Report No. ES19. Final report to the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. Cambridge Environmental Research Consultants, Cambridge, 23 pp + appendices.