Dr Brian Tripney

  • Research Associate (Scottish Universities Environmental Research Centre)

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

Research interests

Forensic and anthropogenic 14C.

Improving results from smaller AMS 14C targets.

Ongoing further development of SUERC Radiocarbon Laboratory sample management system.


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

Publications

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Jump to: 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2010 | 2009 | 2007
Number of items: 13.

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)

Jacobsson, P., Hamilton, W. D., Cook, G., Crone, A., Dunbar, E. , Kinch, H. , Naysmith, P., Tripney, B. and Xu, S. (2017) 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, (doi:10.1017/RDC.2017.90) (Early Online Publication)

2016

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

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 Sun Dec 17 20:32:19 2017 GMT.
Number of items: 13.

Articles

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)

Jacobsson, P., Hamilton, W. D., Cook, G., Crone, A., Dunbar, E. , Kinch, H. , Naysmith, P., Tripney, B. and Xu, S. (2017) 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, (doi:10.1017/RDC.2017.90) (Early Online Publication)

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

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 Sun Dec 17 20:32:19 2017 GMT.