Dr Brian Tripney

  • Research Associate (Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre)

telephone: 01355 270132
email: Brian.Tripney@glasgow.ac.uk

SUERC, Rankine Avenue, East Kilbride, G75 0QF

ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-0184-8786

Research interests

Forensic and anthropogenic 14C.

Improving results from smaller AMS 14C targets.

Ongoing further development of SUERC Radiocarbon Laboratory sample management system.

Publications

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Jump to: 2020 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2010 | 2009 | 2007
Number of items: 14.

2020

Cook, G. T. , Dunbar, E. , Tripney, B. G. and Fabel, D. (2020) Using carbon isotopes to fight the rise in fraudulent whisky. Radiocarbon, 62(1), pp. 51-62. (doi: 10.1017/RDC.2019.153)

2018

Jacobsson, P. , Hamilton, W. D. , Cook, G. , Crone, A., Dunbar, E. , Kinch, H. , Naysmith, P. , Tripney, B. and Xu, S. (2018) Refining the Hallstatt plateau: Short-term 14C variability and small scale offsets in 50 consecutive tree-rings from south west Scotland dendro-dated to 410-460 BC. Radiocarbon, 60(1), pp. 219-237. (doi: 10.1017/RDC.2017.90)

2017

Dunbar, E. , Naysmith, P. , Cook, G.T. , Scott, E.M. , Xu, S. and Tripney, B.G. (2017) Investigation of the analytical F14C bone background value at SUERC. Radiocarbon, 59(5), pp. 1463-1473. (doi: 10.1017/RDC.2017.67)

Naysmith, P. , Dunbar, E. , Scott, E.M. , Cook, G.T. and Tripney, B.G. (2017) Preliminary results for estimating the bone background uncertainties at SUERC using statistical analysis. Radiocarbon, 59(5), pp. 1579-1587. (doi: 10.1017/RDC.2017.70)

2016

Xu, S. et al. (2016) Radiocarbon releases from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident. Scientific Reports, 6, 36947. (doi: 10.1038/srep36947) (PMID:27841312) (PMCID:PMC5107918)

Xu, S. et al. (2016) 14C levels in the vicinity of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant prior to the 2011 accident. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 157, pp. 90-96. (doi: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2016.03.013) (PMID:27023156)

Dunbar, E. , Cook, G.T. , Naysmith, P. , Tripney, B.G. and Xu, S. (2016) AMS 14C dating at the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC) Radiocarbon Dating Laboratory. Radiocarbon, 58(01), pp. 9-23. (doi: 10.1017/RDC.2015.2)

2015

Muir, G.K.P. , Hayward, S., Tripney, B.G. , Cook, G.T. , Naysmith, P. , Herbert, B.M.J., Garnett, M. and Wilkinson, M. (2015) Determining the biomass fraction of mixed waste fuels: A comparison of existing industry and 14C-based methodologies. Waste Management, 35, pp. 293-300. (doi: 10.1016/j.wasman.2014.09.023)

Muir, G. K. P. , Cook, G. T. , Tripney, B. G. , MacKenzie, A. B., Stewart, H. and Tierney, K. M. (2015) Temporal trend in the transfer of Sellafield-derived 14C into different size fractions of the carbonate component of NE Irish Sea sediment. Radiocarbon, 57(3), pp. 347-354. (doi: 10.2458/azu_rc.57.18399)

2014

Tripney, B. G. , Naysmith, P. and Cook, G. T. (2014) A new database program installed at the SUERC radiocarbon laboratory. Radiocarbon, 56(2), pp. 567-572. (doi: 10.2458/56.17447)

2013

Tripney, B. G. , Ross, I., Wilson, F. A. and Wilson, J. N. (2013) Data value storage for compressed semi-structured data. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8056, pp. 174-188. (doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-40173-2_16)

2010

Tripney, B. , Foley, C., Gourlay, R. and Wilson, J. (2010) Efficient data representation for XML in peer‐based systems. International Journal of Web Information Systems, 6(2), pp. 132-148. (doi: 10.1108/17440081011053122)

2009

Tripney, B. , Foley, C., Gourlay, R. and Wilson, J. (2009) Sharing large data collections between mobile peers. In: MoMM 2009: The 7th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14-16 Dec 2009, pp. 321-325. (doi:10.1145/1821748.1821809)

2007

Gourlay, R., Tripney, B. and Wilson, J. (2007) Compressed Materialised Views of Semi-Structured Data. In: BNCOD '07: 24th British National Conference on Databases, Glasgow, UK, 3-5 July 2007, pp. 75-82. ISBN 0769529127 (doi:10.1109/BNCOD.2007.8)

This list was generated on Tue Jun 15 22:35:57 2021 BST.
Number of items: 14.

Articles

Cook, G. T. , Dunbar, E. , Tripney, B. G. and Fabel, D. (2020) Using carbon isotopes to fight the rise in fraudulent whisky. Radiocarbon, 62(1), pp. 51-62. (doi: 10.1017/RDC.2019.153)

Jacobsson, P. , Hamilton, W. D. , Cook, G. , Crone, A., Dunbar, E. , Kinch, H. , Naysmith, P. , Tripney, B. and Xu, S. (2018) Refining the Hallstatt plateau: Short-term 14C variability and small scale offsets in 50 consecutive tree-rings from south west Scotland dendro-dated to 410-460 BC. Radiocarbon, 60(1), pp. 219-237. (doi: 10.1017/RDC.2017.90)

Dunbar, E. , Naysmith, P. , Cook, G.T. , Scott, E.M. , Xu, S. and Tripney, B.G. (2017) Investigation of the analytical F14C bone background value at SUERC. Radiocarbon, 59(5), pp. 1463-1473. (doi: 10.1017/RDC.2017.67)

Naysmith, P. , Dunbar, E. , Scott, E.M. , Cook, G.T. and Tripney, B.G. (2017) Preliminary results for estimating the bone background uncertainties at SUERC using statistical analysis. Radiocarbon, 59(5), pp. 1579-1587. (doi: 10.1017/RDC.2017.70)

Xu, S. et al. (2016) Radiocarbon releases from the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident. Scientific Reports, 6, 36947. (doi: 10.1038/srep36947) (PMID:27841312) (PMCID:PMC5107918)

Xu, S. et al. (2016) 14C levels in the vicinity of the Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant prior to the 2011 accident. Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, 157, pp. 90-96. (doi: 10.1016/j.jenvrad.2016.03.013) (PMID:27023156)

Dunbar, E. , Cook, G.T. , Naysmith, P. , Tripney, B.G. and Xu, S. (2016) AMS 14C dating at the Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre (SUERC) Radiocarbon Dating Laboratory. Radiocarbon, 58(01), pp. 9-23. (doi: 10.1017/RDC.2015.2)

Muir, G.K.P. , Hayward, S., Tripney, B.G. , Cook, G.T. , Naysmith, P. , Herbert, B.M.J., Garnett, M. and Wilkinson, M. (2015) Determining the biomass fraction of mixed waste fuels: A comparison of existing industry and 14C-based methodologies. Waste Management, 35, pp. 293-300. (doi: 10.1016/j.wasman.2014.09.023)

Muir, G. K. P. , Cook, G. T. , Tripney, B. G. , MacKenzie, A. B., Stewart, H. and Tierney, K. M. (2015) Temporal trend in the transfer of Sellafield-derived 14C into different size fractions of the carbonate component of NE Irish Sea sediment. Radiocarbon, 57(3), pp. 347-354. (doi: 10.2458/azu_rc.57.18399)

Tripney, B. G. , Naysmith, P. and Cook, G. T. (2014) A new database program installed at the SUERC radiocarbon laboratory. Radiocarbon, 56(2), pp. 567-572. (doi: 10.2458/56.17447)

Tripney, B. G. , Ross, I., Wilson, F. A. and Wilson, J. N. (2013) Data value storage for compressed semi-structured data. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 8056, pp. 174-188. (doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-40173-2_16)

Tripney, B. , Foley, C., Gourlay, R. and Wilson, J. (2010) Efficient data representation for XML in peer‐based systems. International Journal of Web Information Systems, 6(2), pp. 132-148. (doi: 10.1108/17440081011053122)

Conference Proceedings

Tripney, B. , Foley, C., Gourlay, R. and Wilson, J. (2009) Sharing large data collections between mobile peers. In: MoMM 2009: The 7th International Conference on Advances in Mobile Computing and Multimedia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 14-16 Dec 2009, pp. 321-325. (doi:10.1145/1821748.1821809)

Gourlay, R., Tripney, B. and Wilson, J. (2007) Compressed Materialised Views of Semi-Structured Data. In: BNCOD '07: 24th British National Conference on Databases, Glasgow, UK, 3-5 July 2007, pp. 75-82. ISBN 0769529127 (doi:10.1109/BNCOD.2007.8)

This list was generated on Tue Jun 15 22:35:57 2021 BST.

Grants

Radiocarbon dating research in Scottish archaeology. (Historic Environment Scotland). 2013-present. Named person responsible for 14C dating programme in SUERC.

Teaching

Organisation of laboratory tours for students, schools and other visitors, at both the Radiocarbon and AMS laboratories.

Responsible for co-ordinating SUERC-hosted Nuffield Research Placements offered to S5 pupils during summer.

Additional information

Education

  • Ph.D. Department of Computer and Information Sciences - University of Strathclyde, 2006-2013
  • M.Sc. (merit) Forensic Informatics - University of Strathclyde, 2005-2006
  • B.Sc. (Hons) Computer Science with Law - University of Strathclyde,  2001-2005