Dr Mark Wiggins
Profiles

Dr Mark Wiggins

Teaching and Research Associate (TARA) in Marine Sciences

School of Biological and Marine Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Biography

Biography

Teaching and Research Associate within the School of Biological and Marine Sciences

Qualifications

PhD - Coastal embayment rotation; morphological response to bi-directional wave climates and atmospheric forcing - Plymouth University (2016 - 2019)

Plymouth Coastal Observatory - Plymouth University (2011 - 2015)

BSc. (Hons) Ocean Science - Plymouth University (2007 - 2010)

Richard Huish College (2004 - 2006)

Professional membership

IMarEST - Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology

Teaching

Teaching

Teaching interests

BSc Ocean Exploration and Surveying

BSc Oceanography and Coastal Processes 

BSc Ocean Science and Marine Conservation

MSc Hydrography

Research

Research

Research interests

Coastal geomorphology

Beach evolution

Surveying

Coastal monitoring

Publications

Publications

Key publications

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
McCarroll RJ, Masselink G, Valiente NG, Scott T, Wiggins M, Kirby J-A & Davidson M (2021) 'A rules-based shoreface translation and sediment budgeting tool for estimating coastal change: ShoreTrans' Marine Geology 435, , DOI Open access
McCarroll RJ, Masselink G, Valiente NG, King EV, Scott T, Stokes C & Wiggins M (2021) 'An XBeach derived parametric expression for headland bypassing' Coastal Engineering 165, 103860-103860 , DOI Open access
Wiggins M, Scott T, Masselink G, McCarroll RJ & Russell P (2020) 'Predicting beach rotation using multiple atmospheric indices' Marine Geology 426, 106207-106207 , DOI Open access
McCarroll RJ, Masselink G, Valiente NG, Wiggins M, Scott T, Conley DC & King EV (2020) 'Impact of a headland-associated sandbank on shoreline dynamics' Geomorphology 355, 107065-107065 , DOI Open access
Valiente NG, McCarroll RJ, Masselink G, Scott T & Wiggins M (2019) 'Multi-annual embayment sediment dynamics involving headland bypassing and sediment exchange across the depth of closure' Geomorphology 343, 48-64 , DOI Open access
McCarroll RJ, Masselink G, Wiggins M, Scott T, Billson O, Conley DC & Valiente NG (2019) 'High-efficiency gravel longshore sediment transport and headland bypassing over an extreme wave event' Earth Surface Processes and Landforms , DOI Open access
Wiggins M, Scott T, Masselink G, Russell P & Valiente NG (2019) 'Regionally-Coherent Embayment Rotation: Behavioural Response to Bi-Directional Waves and Atmospheric Forcing' Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 7, (4) 116-116 , DOI Open access
Wiggins M, Scott T, Masselink G, Russell P & McCarroll RJ (2018) 'Coastal embayment rotation: Response to extreme events and climate control, using full embayment surveys' Geomorphology 327, 385-403 , DOI Open access
Other Publications
McCarroll RJ, Masselink G, Wiggins M, Scott T, Billson O, Conley D & Valiente N Storm Emma, Start Bay 2018 (BLUE-coast project). Open access