Publications

Selected Publications

Books

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Coombes, M.A. (2017) Biogeomorphology. In, Richardson, D., Castree, N., Goodchild, M., Kobayashi, A., Liu, W. and Marston, D. (eds.) International Encyclopedia of Geography: People, the Earth, Environment and Technology. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford. ISBN: 9781118786352.
  • Goudie, A. and Viles, H. (2015) Vegetation, Fauna and Humans. In, Goudie, S. and Viles, H.A. (eds.) Landscapes and Landforms of Namibia. Springer. Commissioned by World Geomorphological Landscapes 2015. pp. 47-51. ISBN: 978-94-017-8020-9.
  • Coombes, M.A. (2014) The rock coast of the British Isles: Weathering and biogenic processes. In, Kennedy, D., Stephenson, W. and L. Naylor (eds.) Rock Coast Geomorphology: A global synthesis. Geological Society of London Special Publications. pp. 57-76. ISBN: 1862396841.
  • Viles, H.A. (2013) Microbioerosion and Bioconstruction. In, Schroder, J.F. (ed.) Treatise on Geomorphology (Volume 12). Elsevier Inc. pp. 261-270. ISBN: 978-0-08-088522-3.
  • Viles, H.A. (2013) Synergistic Weathering Processes. 4.2 in, Schroder, J. F. (ed.) Treatise on Geomorphology (Volume 4). Elsevier. pp. 12-26. ISBN: ISBN: 978-0-08-088522-3.
  • Mol, L. and Viles, H. (2012) Conserving History in Changing Arid Environments: a Geomorphological Approach. 11. in, Mol, L. and Sternberg, T. (eds.) Changing Deserts: Integrating People and Their Environment. White Horse Press, Cambridge. 346 pp. ISBN: 978-1-874267-69-0.
  • Viles, H.A. (2011) Biogeomorphology. In, Gregory, K.J. and Goudie, A.S. (eds.) The SAGE Handbook of Geomorphology. SAGE, London. pp. 246-259. ISBN: 9781412929059.
  • Viles, H.A. (2011) Physical geography in a changing world: helping to integrate conservation of cultural heritage, geodiversity and biodiversity. In, Fassmann, H. and Glade, T. (eds.) Geographie für eine Welt im Wandel. Vienna University Press, Vienna. pp. 37-52. ISBN: 978-3-89971-912-3.
  • Viles, H.A. (2011) Weathering systems. Chapter 6 in, Thomas, D.S.G. (ed.) Arid Zone Geomorphology: Process, Form and Change in Drylands, 3rd Edition. . 648 pp. ISBN: 9780470519080.
  • Gomez-Heras, M., Smith, B.J. and Viles, H.A. (2010) Oxford stone revisited. Chapter 10 in, Prikryl, R. (ed.) Natural Stone Resources for Historical Monuments. Geological Society, London. pp. 101-110. ISBN: 978-1-86239-291-5. GSL Special Publications.
  • Sass, O. and Viles, H.A. (2010) Two-dimensional resistivity surveys of the moisture contents of historic limestone walls in Oxford, UK: implications for understanding catastrophic stone deterioration. In, Limestone in the Built Environment: Present-day Challenges for the Preservation of the Past. Geological Society, Special Publication 331. pp. 237-250. ISBN: 9781862392946.
  • Smith, B.J., Gomez-Heras, M. and Viles, H.A. (2010) Underlying issues on the selection, use and conservation of building limestone. In, Limestone in the Built Environment: Present-day Challenges for the Preservation of the Past. Geological Society, Special Publication 331. pp. 1-13. ISBN: 9781862392946.
  • Coombes, M.A., Naylor, L.A., Roast, S.D. and Thompson, R.C. (2009) Coastal defences and biodiversity: the influence of material choice and small-scale surface texture on biological outcomes. In, Allsop, W. (ed.) Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters, Volume II. Thomas Telford, London. pp. 474-485.
  • Goudie, A.S and Viles, H.A. (2008) Weathering processes and forms. Chapter 5 in, Burt, T.P., Chorley, R.J., Brunsden, D., Cox, N.J. and Goudie, A.S. (eds.) The History of the Study of Landforms or the Development of Geomorphology, Vol. 4: Quaternary and Recent Processes and Forms (1890-1965) and the Mid-Century Revolutions. The Geological Society, London. pp. 129-164.
  • Thornbush. M.J. and Viles, H.A. (2007) Photo-based decay mapping of replaced stone blocks on the boundary wall of Worcester College, Oxford. In, Prikryl, R. and Smith, B.J. (eds.) Building stone decay: from diagnosis to conservation. Geological Society Special Publication, 271. . pp. 69-75.
  • Viles, H.A. and Wood, C. (2007) Green walls? Integrated laboratory and field testing fo the effectiveness of soft wall capping in conserving ruins. In, Prikryl, R. and Smith, B.J. (eds.) Building stone decay: from diagnosis to conservation. Geological Society Special Publication, 271. . pp. 309-322.
  • Smith, B.J. and Viles, H.A. (2006) Rapid, catastrophic decay of building limestones: Thoughts on causes, effects and consequences. In, Fort, R. et al (ed.) Heritage, weathering and conservation. Taylor and Francis, London. pp. 191-198.
  • Thornbush, M.J. and Viles, H.A. (2006) Use of portable x-ray fluorescence for monitoring elemental concentrations in surface units on roadside stone at Worcester College, Oxford. In, Fort, R., Alvarez de Buergo, M., Gomez-Heras, M. and C. Vazquez-Calvo (eds.) Heritage, weathering and conservation. Routledge. pp. 613-620. ISBN: 978-0-415-41272-8.
  • Viles, H. and Pentecost, A. (2006) Tufa and travertine. Chapter 6 in, Nash, D.J. and McLaren, S.J. (eds.)Geochemical Sediments and Landscapes. Blackwell Publishing. 488 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4051-2519-2.
  • Thornbush, M.J. and Viles, H.A. (2005) Use of portable X-ray fluorescence for monitoring elemental concentrations in surface units on roadside stone at Worcester College, Oxford. In, Fort, R. et al (ed.) Heritage, weathering and conservation. Taylor and Francis, London. pp. 613-620.
  • Viles, H.A. (2005) A divided discipline? In, N. Rogers, A. and Sherman, D. (eds.) Questioning Geography. Oxford: Blackwell.
  • Viles, H.A. (2005) Can stone decay be chaotic? In, Turkington, A.V. (ed.) GSA Special Publication, Stone Decay in the Architectural Environment. . pp. 11-16.
  • Mottershead, D.N. and Viles, H.A. (2004) Experimental studies of rock weathering by plant roots: Updating the work of Julius Sachs (1832-1897). In, Mitchell, D.J. and Searle, D.E. (eds.) Stone deterioration in polluted urban environments. Science Publishers Inc, Plymouth.
  • Thornbush, M.J. and Viles, H.A. (2004) Surface soiling patterns detected by integrated digital photography and image processing on exposed limestone in Oxford, England. In, Saiz-Jimenez, C. (ed.) Air pollution and cultural heritage. London: Taylor and Francis. pp. 221-224.
  • Viles, H.A. (2003) ‘The writing’s on the walls’: On style, substance and selling physical geography. Chapter 12 in, Trudgill, S.T. and Roy, A. (eds.) Contemporary Meanings in Physical Geography: From What to Why?. Edward Arnold.
  • Viles, H.A. (2002) Implications of future climate change for stone deterioration. In, Siegesmund, S., Vollbrecht, S.A. and Weiss, T. (eds.) Natural stone, weathering phenomena, conservation strategies and case studies. Special Publication 205. Geological Society of London. pp. 407-418.
  • Viles, H.A., Groves, C. and Wood, C. (2002) Soft wall capping experiments. In, John Fidler (ed.) English Heritage Research Transactions. Stone. pp. 59-73.

Other Academic Publications

Other

  • Carmona-Quiroga, P.M., Kang, S. and Viles, H.A. Hughes, J. and Howind, T. (eds.) (2016) Assessment of the Cleaning Efficiency of a Self-cleaning Coating on Two Stones Under Natural Ageing.Hughes, J. and Howind, T. (eds.) Science and Art: A Future for Stone Proceedings of the 13th International Congress on the Deterioration and Conservation of Stone.
  • Orr, S.A., Viles, H.A, Leslie, A., Stelfox, D. (2016) ‘Comparability of non-invasive moisture measurement techniques on masonry during artificial post-rainspell drying’, Proceedings of the 13th International Congress on the Deterioration and Conservation of Stone. Paisley, UK. In publication.
  • Orr, S.A., Leslie, A., Stelfox, D. Viles, H.A. (2016) ‘A novel model for spatially-resolved gravimetric calibration and visualisation of moisture distributions in porous building materials’. 2nd International Conference on Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage, and Archaeology (SEAHA), Oxford, UK. June 20-21, 2016 (POSTER).
  • Orr, S.A., Leslie, A., Stelfox, D. Viles, H.A. (2016) ‘Tipping the balance: a novel model for spatially resolved moisture content calibration of non-destructive sensors. 2016 SEAHA Student Seminar. London, UK. March 7-8, 2016 (PRESENTATION).
  • Fusade, L., Viles, H., Wood, C. and Rushton, N. (2015) What makes a good repointing mortar for damp towers?, Characterisation of the hydric properties of lime-based mortars. Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts Heritage and Archaeology (SEAHA)
  • Orr, S.A., Viles, H.A., Strlič, M., Curran, K., Leslie, A., Stelfox, J. (2015) ‘Set in stone… or is it?: exploring an alternative to gravimetric calibration’. Bartlett MRes conference, University College London, London, UK. October 1, 2015 (PRESENTATION).
  • Orr, S.A., Viles, H.A., Leslie, A., Stelfox, D. (2015) ‘Comparability of moisture measurement devices on historical masonry’, 1st International Conference on Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage, and Archaeology (SEAHA), London, UK. July 13-14, 2015 (POSTER).
  • Brown, N., Webb, E.K., Coon, C., Fusade, L., Garside, D., Kissi, N., Liu, Y., Orr, S.A. (2015) ‘Public perception of the interaction between light and heritage objects’. Lights On: cultural heritage and museums!, Porto, Portugal. July 20-22, 2015 (PRESENTATION).
  • Orr, S.A., Weiss, P. (2013) ‘Social and historical context in undergraduate curricula: Taking cues from heritage science’. Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Frederiction, NB, Canada, October 22-25, 2013 (PRESENTATION).
  • Orr, S.A., Sabaliauskas, K., Evans, G. (2013) ‘Local investigation of on-road nanoparticles and characterization around Toronto’. Undergraduate Engineering Research Day (UnERD), Faculty of Applied Science & Engineering, University of Toronto, Canada. August 22, 2013 (PRESENTATION).
  • Heslop, E.E.M., Viles, H.A. and Bourke, M.C. (2004) Understanding rock breakdown on Earth and Mars: Geomorphological concepts and facet mapping methods. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XXXV, Abstract No. 1445