Publications

Journal articles

Submitted/accepted

L. Bennetts, M. Peter, R. Craster, Low-frequency wave-energy amplification in graded two-dimensional resonator arrays, submitted.

M. Quigley, L. Bennetts, P. Durance, P. Kuhnert, M. Lindsay, K. Pembleton, M. Roberts, C. White, The provision and utility of earth science to decision-makers, submitted.

Published

[53] L. Bennetts, M. Peter, P. Dylejko, A. Skvortsov, 2019, Effective properties of acoustic metamaterial chains with low-frequency bandgaps controlled by the geometry of lightweight attachment, Journal of Sound and Vibration, doi.org/10.1016/j.jsv.2019.05.022.

[52] M. Vichi, C. Eayrs, A. Alberello, A. Bekker, L. Bennetts, D. Holland, E. De Jong, W. Joubert, K. MacHutchon, G. Messori, J. Mojica, M. Onorato, C. Saunders, S. Skatulla, A. Toffoli, 2019, Effects of an explosive polar cyclone crossing the Antarctic marginal ice zone, Geophysical Research Letters, doi: 10.1029/2019GL082457.

[51] B. Kalyanaraman, L. Bennetts, B. Lamichhane, M. Meylan, 2019, On the shallow water limit for modelling ocean-wave induced ice-shelf vibrations, Wave Motion, 90, 1–16, doi.org/10.1016/j.wavemoti.2019.04.004.

[50] M. Quigley, L. Bennetts, P. Durance, P. Kuhnert, M. Lindsay, K. Pembleton, M. Roberts, C. White, 2019, The provision and utility of earth science to decision-makers: Case studies, Environment Systems and Decisions, doi.org/10.1007/s10669-019-09728-0

[49] A. Alberello, M. Onorato, L. Bennetts, M. Vichi, C. Eayrs, K. MacHutchon, A. Toffoli, 2019, Pancake ice floe size distribution during the winter expansion of the Antarctic marginal ice zone, The Cryosphere, 13, 41–48, doi.org/10.5194/tc-13-41-2019.

[48] S. Rupprecht, L. Bennetts, M. Peter, 2019, On the calculation of wave attenuation along rough strings using individual and effective fields, Wave Motion, 85, 57–66, doi.org/10.1016/j.wavemoti.2018.10.007.

[47] A. Dolatshah, F. Nelli, L. Bennetts, M. Meylan, A. Alberello, J. Monty, A. Toffoli, 2018, Hydroelastic interactions between water waves and floating freshwater ice, Physics of Fluids, 30, 091702, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.5050262, arXiv:1807.10999.

[46] L. Bennetts, M. Peter, R. Craster, 2018, Graded resonator arrays for spatial frequency separation and amplification of water waves, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 854, R4, doi:10.1017/jfm.2018.648, arXiv:1806.05404.

[45] M. Meylan, L. Bennetts, 2018, Three-dimensional time-dependent scattering of waves in the marginal ice zone, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, 376:20170334. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsta.2017.0334.

[44] R. Massom, T. Scambos, L. Bennetts, P. Reid, V. Squire, S. Stammerjohn, 2018, Antarctic ice shelf disintegration triggered by sea ice loss and ocean swell, Nature, 558, 383–389, https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-018-0212-1.

[43] M. Ilyas, M. Meylan, B. Lamichhane, L. Bennetts, 2018, Time-domain and modal response of ice shelves to wave forcing using the finite element method, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 80, 113–131, doi.org/10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2018.03.010.

[42] M. Meylan, L. Bennetts, J. Mosig, E. Rogers, M. Doble, M. Peter, 2018, Dispersion relations, power laws and energy loss for waves in the marginal ice zone, Journal of Geophysical Research, 123(5), 3322–3335, doi.org/10.1002/2018JC013776.

[41] D. Skene, L. Bennetts, M. Wright, M. Meylan, K. Maki, 2018, Water wave over wash of a step, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 839, 293–312, doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2017.857.

[40] L. Yiew, L. Bennetts, M. Meylan, G. Thomas, B. French, 2017, Wave-induced collisions of thin floating disks, Physics of Fluids, 29, 127102, doi:10.1063/1.5003310.

[39] M. Meylan, L. Bennetts, R. Hosking, E. Catt, On the calculation of normal modes of a coupled ice-shelf/sub-ice-shelf cavity system, 2017, Journal of Glaciology, 63(240), 751–754, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/jog.2017.27.

[38] L. Bennetts, S. O’Farrell, P. Uotila, 2017, Impacts of ocean-wave-induced breakup of Antarctic sea ice via thermodynamics in a standalone version of the CICE sea-ice model, The Cryosphere, 11, 1035–1040, doi:10.5194/tc-11-1035-2017.

[37] L. Bennetts, M. Peter, F. Montiel, 2017, Localisation of Rayleigh—Bloch waves and damping of resonant loads on arrays of cylinders, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 813, 508–527, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2016.855. Graphical abstract.

[36] F. Nelli, L. Bennetts, D. Skene, J. Monty, J. Lee, M. Meylan, A. Toffoli, 2017, Reflection and transmission of regular water waves by a thin floating plate, Wave Motion, 70, 209–221, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wavemoti.2016.09.003

[35] S. Rupprecht, L. Bennetts, M. Peter, 2017, Effective wave-propagation along a rough thin-elastic beam, Wave Motion, 70, 3–14, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wavemoti.2016.08.002

[34] M. Meylan, L. Bennetts, M. Peter, 2017, Water-wave scattering and energy dissipation by a floating porous elastic plate in three dimensions, Wave Motion, 70, 240–250, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.wavemoti.2016.06.014

[33] F. Montiel, V. Squire, L. Bennetts, 2016, Attenuation and directional spreading of ocean wave spectra in the marginal ice zone, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 790, 492-522, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2016.21

[32] L. Yiew, L. Bennetts, M. Meylan, B. French, G. Thomas, 2016, Hydrodynamic response of a thin floating disk to regular waves, Ocean Modelling, 97, 52-64, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.11.008

[31] A. Toffloi, L. Bennetts, M. Meylan, C. Cavaliere, A. Alberello, J. Elsnab, J. P. Monty, 2015, Sea ice floes dissipate the energy of steep ocean waves, Geophysical Research Letters, 42(20), 8547-8554, DOI: 10.1002/2015GL065937

[30] D. Skene, L. Bennetts, M. Meylan, A. Toffloi, 2015, Modelling water wave overwash of a thin floating plate, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 777, R3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2015.378Electronic supplementary material

[29] L. Bennetts, A. Alberello, M. Meylan, C. Cavaliere, A. Babanin, A. Toffloi, 2015, An idealised experimental model of ocean surface wave transmission by an ice floe, Ocean Modelling, 96(1), 85-92, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2015.03.001

[28] F. Montiel, V. Squire, L. Bennetts, 2015, Reflection and transmission of ocean wave spectra by a band of randomly distributed ice floes, Annals of Glaciology, 56(69), 315-322, doi: 10.3189/2015AoG69A556

[27] M. Meylan, L. Bennetts, A. Alberello, C. Cavaliere, A. Toffloi, 2015, Experimental and theoretical models of wave-induced flexure of a sea ice floe, Physics of Fluids, 27, 041704, doi: 10.1063/1.4916573. Electronic supplementary material

[26] F. Montiel, V. Squire, L. Bennetts, 2015, Evolution of directional wave spectra through finite regular and randomly-perturbed arrays of scatterers, SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 75(2), 630-651, DOI. 10.1137/140973906

[25] L. Bennetts, S. O’Farrell, P. Uotila, V. Squire, 2015, An idealised wave-ice interaction model without subgrid spatial or temporal discretisations, Annals of Glaciology, 56(69), 258-262, doi: 10.3189/2015AoG69A599

[24] L. Bennetts, T. Williams, 2015, Water wave transmission by an array of floating disks, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series A, 471(2173), doi:10.1098/rspa.2014.0698

[23] L. Bennetts, M. Peter, H. Chung, 2015, Absence of localisation in ocean wave interactions with a rough seabed in intermediate water depth, Quarterly Journal of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics, 68(1), 97-113, doi: 10.1093/qjmam/hbu024 

[22] M. Meylan, L. Yiew, L. Bennetts, B. French, G. Thomas, 2015, Surge motion of an ice floe in waves: comparison of theoretical and experimental models, Annals of Glaciology, 56(69), 107-111, doi: 10.3189/2015AoG69A646

[21] M. Meylan, L. Bennetts, A. Kohout, 2014, In-situ measurements and analysis of ocean waves in the Antarctic marginal ice zone, Geophysical Research Letters, 41(14), 5046–5051, doi:10.1002/2014GL060809

[20] T. Williams, L. Bennetts, V. Squire, D. Dumont, L. Bertino, 2013, Wave-ice interactions in the marginal ice zone. Part 1: Theoretical foundations, Ocean Modelling, 71, 81-91, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2013.05.010

[19] T. Williams, L. Bennetts, V. Squire, D. Dumont, L. Bertino, 2013, Wave-ice interactions in the marginal ice zone. Part 2: Numerical implementation and sensitivity studies along 1D transects of the ocean surface, Ocean Modelling, 71, 92-101, doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2013.05.011

[18] L. Bennetts, M. Peter, 2013,  Spectral analysis of wave propagation through rows of scatterers via random sampling and a coherent potential approximation, SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 73(4), 1613-1633, DOI:10.1137/120903439

[17] F. Montiel, F. Bonnefoy, P. Ferrant, L. Bennetts, V. Squire, P Marsault, 2013, Hydroelastic response of floating elastic disks to regular waves. Part 1: Wave tank experiments, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 723, 604-628, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2013.123

[16] F. Montiel, L. Bennetts, V. Squire, F. Bonnefoy, P. Ferrant, 2013, Hydroelastic response of floating elastic disks to regular waves. Part 2: Modal analysis, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 723, 629-652, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jfm.2013.124

[15] V. Squire, T. Williams, L. Bennetts, 2013, Better operational forecasting for the contemporary Arctic via ocean wave integration, International Journal of Offshore & Polar Engineering, 23(2), 81-88, ISSN 1053-5381

[14] L. Bennetts, V. Squire, 2012, Model sensitivity analysis of scattering-induced attenuation of ice-coupled waves, Ocean Modelling, 45-46, 1-13,doi:10.1016/j.ocemod.2012.01.002

[13] F. Montiel, L. Bennetts, V. Squire, 2012, The transient response of floating elastic plates to wavemaker forcing in two dimensions, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 28, 416-433, doi:10.1016/j.jfluidstructs.2011.10.007

[12] L. Bennetts, V. Squire, 2012, On the calculation of an attenuation coefficient for transects of ice covered ocean, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series A, 468, 136-162, DOI: 10.1098/rspa.2011.0155

[11] L. Bennetts, 2011, Wave attenuation through multiple rows of scatterers with differing periodicities, SIAM Journal on Applied Mathematics, 71(2), 540-548, DOI:10.1137/10080662X

[10] L. Bennetts, T. Williams, 2010, Wave scattering by ice floes and polynyas of arbitrary shape, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 662, 5–35, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022112010004039

[9] L. Bennetts, M. Peter, V. Squire, M. Meylan, 2010 A three-dimensional model of wave attenuation in the marginal ice zone, Journal of Geophysical Research Oceans, 115, C12043, DOI: 10.1029/2009JC005982

[8] L. Bennetts, V. Squire, 2010, Linear wave forcing of an array of axisymmetric ice floes, IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 75(1), 108–138, doi: 10.1093/imamat/hxp038

[7] V. Squire, G. Vaughan, L. Bennetts, 2009, Ocean surface wave evolvement in the Arctic Basin, Geophysical Research Letters, 36, L22502, DOI: 10.1029/2009GL040676

[6] L. Bennetts, V. Squire, 2009, Wave scattering by multiple rows of circular ice floes, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 639, 213–238, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0022112009991017

[5] G. Vaughan, L. Bennetts, V. Squire, 2009, The decay of flexural-gravity waves in long sea-ice transects, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Series A, 465, 2785–2812, DOI: 10.1098/rspa.2009.0187

[4] L. Bennetts, N. Biggs, D. Porter, 2009, The interaction of flexural-gravity waves with periodic geometries, Wave Motion, 46(1), 57–73, doi:10.1016/j.wavemoti.2008.08.002

[3] L. Bennetts, N. Biggs, D. Porter, 2009, Wave scattering by an axisymmetric ice floe of varying thickness, IMA Journal of Applied Mathematics, 74, 273–295, doi:10.1093/imamat/hxn019

[2] L. Bennetts, V. Squire, 2008, Wave scattering by an infinite straight-line array of axisymmetric ice floes, International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering, 18(4), 254–262, ISSN 1053-5381

[1] L.Bennetts, N. Biggs, D. Porter, 2007, A multi-mode approximation to wave scattering by ice sheets of varying thickness, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, 579, 413–443, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S002211200700537X

Refereed conference proceedings

[24] M. Meylan, L. Bennetts, M. Ilyas, B. Lamichhane, M. Peter, Application of the Hydroelastic Theory of Ships to the Motion of Ice Shelves, The 33rd International Workshop of Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Guidel-Plages, France.

[23] M. Peter, L. Bennetts, R. Craster, 2018, Rainbow trapping of water waves, The 33rd International Workshop of Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Guidel-Plages, France.

[22] B. Ding, L. Silva, N. Sergiienko, F. Meng, J. Piper, L. Bennetts, M. Wagner, B. Cazzolato,  M. Arjomandi, Study of fully submerged point absorber wave energy converter-modelling, simulation and scaled experiment, The 32nd International Workshop of Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Dalian, China.

[21] M. Meylan, L. Bennetts, R. Hosking, O. Sergienko, 2017, Modelling wave–ice shelf interactions, The 32nd International Workshop of Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Dalian, China.

[20] F. Nelli, D. Skene, L. Bennetts, M. Meylan, J. Lee, J. Monty & A. Toffoli, 2016, Dissipation of wave energy during wave-ice interactions due to overwash: Experiments and direct numerical simulations, The 22nd International Association of Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research International Symposium on Ice, Ann Arbor MI, USA.

[19] D. Skene, L. Bennetts, M. Meylan, M. Wright & K. Maki, 2016, Comparison of mathematical and CFD models of overwash of a step, The 31st International Workshop of Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Plymouth MI, USA.

[18] S. Rupprecht, M. Peter, L. Bennetts & H. Chung, 2015, Effective versus individual waves in water wave and thin plate problems, The 12th International Conference on Mathematical & Numerical Aspects of Waves, Karlsruhe, Germany.

[17] D. Skene, L. Bennetts, M. Meylan, A. Toffoli & J. Monty, 2015, Modelling water wave overwash of ice floes, The 30th International Workshop of Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Bristol, UK.

[16] S. Rupprecht, M. Peter, L. Bennetts & H. Chung, 2015, Localisation in water wave and thin plate problems, The 30th International Workshop of Water Waves and Floating Bodies, Bristol, UK.

[15] L. Bennetts, L. Yiew, M. Meylan, B. French & G. Thomas, 2014, An experimental model of non-rafting collisions between ice floes caused by monochromatic waves, The 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne.

[14] M. Meylan, A. Toffoli, L. Bennetts, C. Cavaliere, A. Alberello & A. Babanin, 2014, An experimental model of wave-induced motions of an ice floe, The 19th Australasian Fluid Mechanics Conference, Melbourne.

[13] L. Bennetts, S. O’Farrell, P. Uotila & V. Squire, 2014, Towards a model of the marginal ice zone for use in climate studies, The 22nd International Association of Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research International Symposium on Ice, Singapore.

[12] F. Montiel, V Squire & L. Bennetts, 2014,  Modelling the propagation of a directional wave spectrum in the marginal ice zone, The 22nd International Association of Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research International Symposium on Ice, Singapore.

[11] T. Williams, L. Bennetts, V. Squire, D. Dumont & L. Bertino, 2012, Preliminary results from a two-dimensional model of wave-ice interactions in the Fram Strait, The Arctic Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

[10] V. Squire, T. Williams & L. Bennetts, 2012, Better operational forecasting for the contemporary Arctic via ocean wave integration, The 22nd International Symposium of Offshore & Polar Engineering, Rhodes, Greece.

[9] T. Williams, L. Bennetts & V. Squire, 2012, A waves-in-ice model with a floe-breaking parameterisation, The 27th International Workshop of Water Waves & Floating Bodies, Copenhagen, Denmark.

[8] L. Bennetts & M. Peter, 2012, Approximations of wave propagation in one-dimensional multiple scattering problems with random characteristics, The 27th International Workshop of Water Waves & Floating Bodies, Copenhagen, Denmark.

[7] L. Bennetts & H. Chung, 2011, Free-body and flexural motion of an elastic plate under wave maker forcing, The 10th International Conference on Mathematical & Numerical Aspects of Waves, Vancouver, Canada.

[6] P. Weir L. Bennetts & V. Squire, 2011, Nonlinear FEM approach to the analysis of the hydroelastic behaviour of floating beams, The 10th International Conference on Mathematical & Numerical Aspects of Waves, Vancouver, Canada.

[5] F. Montiel, F. Bonnefoy, L. Bennetts, V. Squire, P. Ferrant & P. Marsault, 2011, Experimental validation of a linear numerical model for the water wave scattering by a compliant floating elastic disk, The 26th International Workshop of Water Waves & Floating Bodies, Athens, Greece.

[4] L. Bennetts, T. Williams & V. Squire, 2009, An approximation to wave scattering by an ice polynya, The 24th International Workshop of Water Waves & Floating Bodies, St. Petersburg, Russia.

[3] L. Bennetts & V. Squire, 2008, Wave scattering by an infinite straight-line array of axisymmetric ice floes, The 18th International Symposium of Offshore & Polar Engineering, Vancouver, Canada.

[2] L. Bennetts, N. Biggs & D. Porter, 2007, Wave scattering by a circular ice floe of variable thickness and non-zero draught, The 8th International Conference on Mathematical & Numerical Aspects of Waves, Reading, U.K.

[1] L. Bennetts, N. Biggs & D. Porter, 2007, Wave scattering by a circular ice floe of variable thickness, The 22nd International Workshop of Water Waves & Floating Bodies, Plitvice, Croatia.

My PhD thesis

Wave scattering by ice sheets of varying thickness, Awarded in 2007 by the University of Reading UK.