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  • Comparison of advanced and standard real-time 3D rendering methods for interactive landscapes (Short paper version) 

    Stojanovic, V.; Blackwood, David J.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E. (IEEE, 2013)
    The use of games-based visualisation technology allows for the development of sophisticated interactive 3D decision support tools. Components of these tools are the various real-time rendering methods that are implemented ...
  • Domestic source of phosphorus to sewage treatment works 

    Comber, Sean; Gardner, Michael; Georges, Karyn; Blackwood, David J.; Gilmour, Daniel J. (Taylor & Francis, 2013)
    Phosphorus is an element essential for life. Concerns regarding long-term security of supply and issues related to eutrophication of surface waters once released into the aquatic environment have led governments to consider ...
  • Dynamic visualisation and modelling to support sustainable phosphate management 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J. (British Hydrological Society, 2012-09-14)
    Under the WFD the UK water companies are responsible for providing effective treatment methods which will reduce the level of phosphate, a key nutrient in river eutrophication, in their respective waterways. The selection ...
  • Enhancement of water treatment sustainability through dynamic visualisation & modelling 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J.; Comber, Sean; Whitehead, Paul (Acqua Consultoria, 2011-09)
    The Water Framework Directive (WFD) proscribes specific levels of contaminates present in rivers and lakes in the UK, these contaminants come from a wide range of sources such as food additives present in faeces, agricultural ...
  • Enhancing urban sustainability through novel visualisation 

    Gilmour, Daniel J.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Blackwood, David J.; Isaacs, John P. (Loughborough University, 2009)
    Sustainable decision making in Urban Design is a complex process that requires the interaction of a wide variety of stakeholders. The engagement of a range of stakeholders throughout the decision making process presents ...
  • Enhancing urban sustainability using 3D visualisation 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J. (Thomas Telford, 2011-06)
    This paper presents the results of an initial application of a prototype simulation and visualisation tool (S-City VT) thatwas developed to enable all stakeholders, regardless of background or experience, to understand, ...
  • Factors influencing exfiltration processes in sewers 

    Blackwood, David J.; Ellis, J. B.; Revitt, D. M.; Gilmour, Daniel J. (IWA Publishing, 2005)
    Exfiltration from sewers is widespread and emerging legislation may require water service providers to identify, and rectify, its sources in sewerage systems. This paper describes exfiltration test apparatus and a series ...
  • Immersive and non immersive 3D virtual city: decision support tool for urban sustainability 

    Isaacs, John P.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J.; Falconer, Ruth E. (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, 2011-01)
    Sustainable urban planning decisions must not only consider the physical structure of the urban development but the economic, social and environmental factors. Due to the prolonged times scales of major urban development ...
  • Knowledge mapping for enhancing sustainability in large public sector funded urban redevelopment 

    Gilmour, Daniel J. (Abertay UniversityScience Engineering and Technoloy, 2014-03)
    The thesis describes a programme of research work to develop and apply knowledge mapping and knowledge management techniques to effectively assess and enhance sustainability within urban redevelopment projects. The research ...
  • Leaky sewers: assessing the hydrology and impact of exfiltration in urban sewers 

    Ellis, J. B.; Revitt, D. M.; Blackwood, David J.; Gilmour, Daniel J. (British Hydrology Society, 2004-07)
  • Life cycle analysis and sewer solids 

    Gouda, H.; Ashley, R. M.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Smith, H. (IWA Publishing, 2003)
    The search for sustainable ways of living has necessitated a new look at the way in which water services are provided. The new paradigm includes whole-system perspectives for each of the primary criteria groups: social, ...
  • Making asset investment decisions for wastewater systems that include sustainability 

    Ashley, Richard; Blackwood, David J.; Butler, David; Jowitt, Paul; Davies, John; Smith, Heidi; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Oltean-Dumbrava, Crina (American Society of Civil Engineers, 2008-03)
    Effective integrated water management is a key component of the World Water Vision and the way in which aspirations for water equity may be realized. Part of the vision includes the promotion of sustainability of water ...
  • Modelling and visualizing sustainability assessment in urban environments 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J. (Association of Researchers in Construction Management, 2010-09-06)
    Major urban development projects extend over prolonged timescales (up to 25 years in the case of major regeneration projects), involve a large number of stakeholders, and necessitate complex decision making. Comprehensive ...
  • Real-time visual simulation of urban sustainability 

    Isaacs, John P.; Blackwood, David J.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Falconer, Ruth E. (IGI Global, 2013)
    Sustainable decision making for strategic planning is a challenging process: requiring an understanding of the complex interactions among environmental, economic and social factors. Commonly, such decisions are dominated ...
  • The role of visualisation in effective sustainability assessment 

    Isaacs, John P.; Blackwood, David J.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Gilmour, Daniel J. (SUE-MoT, 2007-06-27)
    Sustainable decision making in urban design is a complex and non-linear process that requires the interaction of a wide variety of stakeholders. A number of sustainable decision support tools have previously been developed ...
  • Sustainability criteria for decision support in the UK water industry 

    Foxon, T. J.; Mcilkenny, G.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Oltean-Dumbrava, C.; Souter, N.; Ashley, R.; Butler, D.; Pearson, P.; Jowitt, P.; Moir, James (Taylor & Francis, 2002)
    The incorporation of sustainability assessment into decision-making processes is a key task for water service providers in the UK and elsewhere. This paper describes the development and application of a set of sustainability ...
  • Sustainable development indicators for major infrastructure projects 

    Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J.; Banks, Les; Wilson, Fergus (Thomas Telford, 2011)
    The paper presents ongoing research to develop a sustainability enhancement framework for the major Dundee Central Waterfront urban re-development project. The enhancement concept recognises a need to ensure that sustainability ...
  • Sustainable urban development in practice: the SAVE concept 

    Blackwood, David J.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Isaacs, John P.; Kurka, Thomas; Falconer, Ruth E. (Pion, 2014)
    The need for sustainable development of the urban environment presents the research community with a number of challenges and opportunities. A considerable volume of research has been undertaken into the constituent parts ...
  • Sustainable urban developments: stakeholder engagement through 3D visualisation 

    Isaacs, John P.; Falconer, Ruth E.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Blackwood, David J. (IASTED and ACTA Press, 2010-02-17)
    Rapidly increasing urban populations are placing increased pressure on social, economic and environmental resources. For our cities to cope with this demand we must ensure that any growth is sustainable. Tools already exist ...
  • SWARD: decision support processes for the UK water industry 

    Butler, D.; Jowitt, P.; Ashley, R.; Blackwood, David J.; Davies, J.; Oltean-Dumbrava, C.; McIlkenny, G.; Foxon, T.; Gilmour, Daniel J.; Smith, H.; Cavill, S.; Leach, M.; Pearson, P.; Gouda, H.; Samson, W.; Souter, N.; Hendry, S.; Moir, James; Bouchart, F. (Emerald, 2003)
    In industrialised countries water service providers (WSPs) must provide an appropriate level of service with an acceptable performance at an acceptable cost to customers. In the UK a move towards sustainable development ...