Dr David Phillips

Associate Professor
Engineering
Location: Building 111, Room 2039

Qualifications

PhD, BTech (Hons), DipEnvTech, CertLS, NZCE, CertHE

Professional memberships

CPEng, MIPENZ

Profile

Research Interests

 

  • Coastal and marine environments
  • Water quality
  • Land and hydrographic surveying

Publications

Mead, S., Atkin, E., & Phillips, D. (2017). The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of Winston Island. Institute of Engineers Australia (IEAust), Coasts and Ports 2017 an amalgamation of the 23rd Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 16th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference.

Phillips, D., Mead, S., & Emeny, M. (2017). Lyall Bay Coastal Remediation. Institute of Engineers Australia (IEAust), Australasian Coasts and Ports Conference 2017 an amalgamation of the 23rd Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 16th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference.

Yu, R., Mahmood, B., DeCosta, G., & Phillips, D. (2016). Application of Floating Vegetative Pads (FVP) to Improve Storm Water Quality - A Pilot Scale Study. IAHR, 20th Congress of the Asia Pacific Division of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering & Research (IAHRAPD).

Li, J., DeCosta, G., & Phillips, D. (2016). Simplified Model Forecasting Changes To Groundwater Table and Land Lost Due To Sea Level Rise. IAHR, 20th Congress of the Asia Pacific Division of the International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering & Research (IAHRAPD).

Phillips, D.J., & Mead, S.T. (2016). Lyall Bay Coastal Remediation. Wellington, Wellington City Council. 122p.

Greer, D., McIntosh, R., Harrison, S., & Phillips, D. (2015). Understanding Water Quality in Raglan Harbour. IPENZ and IEAUST, Coasts and Ports Conference 2015.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3394

Mead, S., Borrero, J., Phillips, D., & Atkin, E. (2015). Application of Climate Change Adaptation, Resilience, and Beach Management Strategies on Coral Islands. IPENZ and IEAUST, Coasts and Ports Conference.
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3393

Estrin, A., and Phillips, D.J. (2014). Wairaka Stream Daylighting Project. Stormwater 2014. Water New Zealand. (Vol. 1).
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/3173

Phillips, D., & Hiliau, W. (2014). Infrastructure Research Assessment. Auckland, Chester Consultants Ltd (Vol. No. 9837).

Mead, S.T., & Phillips, D. (2014). Woja Causeway Project, Republic of the Marshall Islands: Coastal Processes and Feasibility. Marshall Islands, Report prepared for the Secretariat of Pacific Communities (SPC), specifically the Global Climate Change Alliance: Pacific Small Island States (GCCA:PSIS), December 2013 (Vol. Report No. CC/13/357).

Mead, S., Phillips, D., & Prime, A. (2013). Development of a Multi-Purpose Breakwater/Reef at Maqai Eco Surf Resort, Qamea Island, Fiji. EngAust, Coasts & Ports 2013 Conference: 21st Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 14th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference / National Committee for Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Engineers Australia, PIANC and IPENZ. (Vol. 1).

Mead, S., Phillips, D., and Prime, A. (2013). Developement of a Multi-Purpose Breakwater Reef at Maqai Eco Surf Resort, Qamea Island, Fiji. EngAust(Ed.), Coasts & Ports 2013 Conference: 21st Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 14th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference / National Committee for Coastal and Ocean Engineering, Engineers Australia, PIANC and IPENZ. (Vol. 1).
http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2774

Phillips, D., & Berry, T. (2013). Pre-Construction Environmental Report, 102 Hobsonville Rd, Hobsonville. Auckland, Prepared for Hick Bros. Construction Ltd (Vol. 3001).

Phillips, D., & Berry, T. (2013). Site Contamination Assessment Report: 82B Shaw Rd, Oratia. Auckland, Prepared for: C. Westcott-Jones (Vol. 3002).

Mead, S., Hiliau, W., & Phillips, D. (2013). Final Design of Two Coastal Erosion Options for Eastern Tongatapu, Tonga for Climate Change Resilience. Suva, Secretariat of Pacific Communities (SPC), specifically the Global Climate Change Alliance: Pacific Small Island States (GCCA:PSIS). (Vol. CC/13/95-3).

Phillips, D. (2012). Monitoring Morphological Variation and Sediment Transport at a West Coast Auckland Beach. IPENZ NZ Coastal Society Conference 14-16 Nov, Royal NZ Yacht Squadron, Auckland.

Mead , S., Aitken, A., and Phillips, D. (2012). Design Optimisation of Offshore Focusing MPR's. American Shore and Beach Association 2012 National Coastal Conference, October 9-12 - San Diego, CA.

Borerro, J., and Phillips, D. (2012). The Reef Journal. www.thereefjournal.com, ISSN: 1176-7812 (Vol. No. 2).

Phillips, D., Mead, S., and Aitken, E. (2012). Morphological variation and sediment transport at a west coast Auckland beach. IPENZ NZ Coastal Society Conference 14-16 Nov, Conference Publication on Disk.

Yardley, B., Phillips, D., and Mead, S. (2012). The Suitability of Using a Flat Bottom Barge Development System for the Construction of a Multi-Purpose Reef in Kovalam, India. A Preliminary Design Case Study. Reef Journal, ISSN: 1176-7812 (Vol. Volume 2).

Phillips, D. (2011). Orewa Beach Stormwater Request for Further Information Report in Relation to the Coastal Permits for Orewa Beach Multi-Purpuse Reefs. Auckland Council, Notified Resource Consent for Public Consultation.

Mead, S., Phillips, D., and Haggitt, T. (2011). Development of a Geographic Information System (GIS) to Determine the Vulnerability of Regionally Significant Marine Receiving Environments to Land-Use Impacts. Coast & ports 2011 electronic resource : proceedings : 20th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 13th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference : diverse and developing :. 28-30 September 2011, Perth Convention Exhibition Centre / Engineers Australia, National Committee on Coastal and Ocean Engineering; PIANC Australia and the Institute of Professional Engineers New ZealandISBN: 9780858258860 (CD-ROM).

Phillips, D.J., Taylor, R., Leaver, J., and McMullan, R. (2010). Perspectives on the Challenges of Delivering a Sustainable Survey Technician Training Programme in New Zealand. FIG Congress 2010 Facing the Challenges - Building the Capacity, ISBN: 978-87-90907-87-7 (Vol. 1).

Greer, D., Phillips, D., Borrero, J., Mead, S., Stark, N., and Harrison, S. (2010). The Whaingaroa (Raglan) Harbour Project. NZ Coastal Society Conference, Whitianga (Vol. 1).

Rankin , S., and Phillips, D. (2010). Watercare Dam Vegetation Assessment and Remediation Report. Earth Dams in the Auckland Region. Report prepared for Watercare, Auckland, New Zealand, September.

Stark, N., Greer, D., Phillips, D., Borrero, J., Harrison, S., and Kopf, A. (2010). In-situ Geotechnical Investigation of Sediment Dynamics over 'The Bar', Raglan, New Zealand. American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2010, abstract #OS43C-02.

Phillips, D. (2010). Whaingaroa (Raglan) Harbour State of the Environment Literature Review. NZ Coastal Society Conference, Whitianga, 17-19 November.

Mead, S.T., Haggitt, T., and Phillips, D.J. (2010). Development of A GIS to Determine the Vulnerability of Regionally Significant Marine Receiving Environments to Land-Use Impacts. NZ Coastal Society Conference, Whitianga, 17-19 November.

Phillips, D.J. (2010). Sediment Dynamics of the Headland at Raglan, New Zealand. Saarbrucken, Germany, VDM Verlag Dr. Muller. ISBN: 978-3-639-24699-5.

Clarke, C., Preston , L., Phillips, D., and Fourie, L. (2010). Getting on Track for Sustainability in Education. Observations from the Unitec Environmental Sustainability Program. Transitions to Sustainability. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Sustainability Engineering and Science, Auckland, NZ, Nov 30 - Dec 3. http://www.nzsses.auckland.ac.nz/conference/2010/index.htm.

Harrison, S., Borrero, J., Klinginger, C., Mead, S., and Phillips, D. (2009). Hydrodynamic Modelling of Whaingaroa Harbour. Proceedings of 19th Australasian Costal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 12th Australasian Ports and Habours Conference, Wellington.

Phillips, D., Black, K., and Healy, T. (2009). Headland issues surrounding the construction of artificial reefs by detailed examinations of a natural headland. Reef Journal (Vol. 1 1).

Phillips, D., Mead, S., Harrison, S., Frazerhurst, J., Dodet, G., Klinginger, C., and Borrero, J. (2009). Oceanography in the Public Interest: Tales from Raglan. Proceedings of 19th Australasian Costal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 12th Australasian Ports and Habours Conference, Wellington.

Phillips, D., and Mead, S. (2009). Investigation of a large sandbar at Raglan, New Zealand: Project Overiview and Preliminary Results. Reef Journal (Vol. 1 (1)).

Phillips, D., and Mead, S. (2009). Background and field investigations of a modelling study at the Raglan Harbour Delta and the relationship to surfing amenity and value as a coastal asset. Proceedings of the 6th International Multi-Purpose Reef ConferenceIMPR2009: 6th International Multi-Purpose Reef Conference, Incorporating the Artificial Surfing Reef Conference, Jeffreys Bay.

Yardley, B., Phillips, D., and Mead, S. (2009). Preliminary Design Assessment: The suitability of a flat bottom barge deployment system for the construction of an ASR in Kovalam, India. Proceedings of the 6th International Multi-Purpose Reef ConferenceIMPR2009: 6th International Multi-Purpose Reef Conference, Incorporating the Artificial Surfing Reef Conference, Jeffreys Bay.

Phillips, D., and Mead, S. (2008). Bathymetric surveying of a large off-shore sandbar at Raglan, New Zealand. Whangaroa Harbour Community Open Day.

Phillips, D., and Mead, S. (2008). Investigation of a large offshore sandbar at Raglan, New Zealand: Impacts on surfing amenity. Shore and Beach (Vol. 76 2).

Phillips, D. (2007). Surf, sand and science at Raglan. Advance Magazine (Vol. Winter).

Mead, S., and Phillips, D. (2007). Temporal and spatial variation of a large offshore sandbar at Raglan, New Zealand. Provis, D. (Ed), Proceedings of Coasts and Ports 2007 (Vol. CD Rom).

Haggit, T., Mead, S., and Phillips, D. (2007). Development of a management tool to assess sedimentation - Related impacts on Auckland's costal and estuarine environments. Phizacklea, D. (Ed), New Zealand Coastal Society Conference 'Pushing the boundaries'.

Haggit, T., Mead, S., and Phillips, D. (2007). Development of a management tool to assess sedimentation - Related impacts on Auckland's costal and estuarine environments. Phizacklea, D. (Ed), Pushing the boundaries New Zealand Coastal Society Conference.

Phillips, D., and Mead, S. (2007). Temporal and spatial variation of a large offshore sandbar at Raglan, New Zealand. Phizacklea, D. (Ed), New Zealand Coastal Society Conference 'Pushing the boundaries'.

Phillips, D., and Mead, S. (2007). Temporal and spatial variation of a large offshore sandbar at Raglan, New Zealand. Phizacklea, D. (Ed), Pushing the boundaries New Zealand Coastal Society Conference.

Phillips, D., and Morehu, K. (2006). Sustainable management of Urupa sites at Te One Rangatira (Muriwai Beach). NZ Coastal Society Conference 'Living on the edge: Coastal sustainability', Kaikoura.

Phillips, D., and Mead, S. (2006). Investigation of a large sandbar at Raglan, NZ: Project overview and preliminary results. Proceedings 5th International Artificial Surfing Reef Symposium, Lombok.

Phillips, D., and Mead, S. (2006). Investigation of a large sandbar at Raglan, New Zealand: Project overview of preliminary results. Proceedings 5th International Artificial Surfing Reef Symposium5th International Surfing Reef Conference, Raglan, New Zealand.

Phillips, D. (2006). Resource consent (Retrospective) Section 92 request for resource consent. Britto, J.

Phillips, D. J., Healy, T., & Black, K. (2005). Modelling of waves and currents at the Raglan Headland, NZ. In M. Townsend & D. Walker (Eds.), Proceedings of the 17th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference (pp. 305-310). Adelaide: The Institution of Engineers, Australia. Paper presented at the 17th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 10th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference 'Coasts and ports', 20-23 September, Adelaide.

Phillips, D. (2005). Sediment dynamics of a shallow exposed surfing headland. Unpublished Doctor of Philosophy thesis, University of Waikato, Hamilton. Supervisor:

Phillips, D. J., Black, K. P., & Healy, T. (2004). Issues surrounding the impacts of construction around coastal headlands: Sedimentary and amenity. In D. R. Green (Ed.), Littoral 2004: Delivering Sustainable Coasts: Connecting Science and Policy (Vol. 2, pp. 711-716). Aberdeen, UK: Cambridge Publications. Paper presented at the EUROCOAST and EUCC-The Coastal Union second joint conference, 20-22 September, Aberdeen, UK.

Phillips, D., & Hollister, I. (2004). Stormwater assessment, 75 Greenhithe Road, Greenhithe (Report to R. and J. Mahoney). Auckland, New Zealand.

Phillips, D., Healy, T., & Black, K. (2004). Successive side-scan sonar surveys on an exposed surfing headland at Raglan, New Zealand. Survey Quarterly (40), 35-37.

Phillips, D. J., Mead, S. T., Black, K. P., & Healy, T. R. (2003). Surf zone currents and influence on surfability, 3rd International Conference on Artificial Surfing Reefs (CD Rom ed., pp. 60-82). Raglan, New Zealand, 23-25 June.

Phillips, D. J., Black, K. P., & Healy, T. R. (2003). Sandy seafloor volume changes off a high energy headland boulder beach, Raglan, New Zealand. In The Institution of Engineers Australia & IPENZ (Eds.), Coasts and Ports 2003 (CD Rom ed.). Auckland. Paper presented at the 16th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 9th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference, 9-12 September.

Phillips, D. J. (2003). Muriwai Beach coastal erosion and stormwater/wastewater issues. Presented to the Rodney District Council Environment Committee, May, Auckland.

Hiliau, W., & Phillips, D. J. (2003). Artificial surfing reef construction, 3rd International Conference on Artificial Surfing Reefs (CD Rom ed., pp. 378-397). Raglan, New Zealand, 23-25 June.

Phillips, D., Black, K., & Healy, T. (2001). Seabed Characteristics of a Dynamic Exposed Headland, Proceedings of 'Coasts and Ports 2001' (pp. 400-405), 25-28 September, Gold Coast.

Phillips, D. (2000). The Sustainability of Survey Technician Training. In New Zealand Institute of Surveyors (Ed.), The Challenge of Sustainability: Personal, Practical, Professional (pp. 89-95). Queenstown: NZIS. Paper presented at the 2nd Trans-Tasman Surveyors Conference, 21-26 August, Queenstown.

Phillips, D., & Black, K. (2000). Sediment Transport Along a Surfing Headland at Raglan, New Zealand. In International Coastal Symposium Committee (Ed.), Engineering and Environment: Challenges for the 21st Century in Coastal Science (pp. 55-56). Hamilton: University of Waikato. Paper presented at the International Coastal Symposium, 24-28 April, Rotorua.

Phillips, D., Black, K., Hume, T., & Heals, T. (1999). Sediment Dynamics Along a Surfing Headland. In Australian Institute of Engineers (Ed.), Coasts and Ports 99: Challenges and Directions for the New Century (Vol. 2, pp. 513-518). Barton, ACT, Australia: National Committee on Coastal and Ocean Engineering. Paper presented at the 14th Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the 7th Australasian Port and Harbour Conference, 14-16 April, Perth.

Phillips, D., Black, K., Hume, T., & Healy, T. (1999). Seabed Characteristics of a Large Surfing Headland. Presented to the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society Annual Conference, 1-3 September.

Phillips, D., Black, K., Hume, T., & Healy, T. (1999). Sediment Dynamics Along a Surfing Headland. In National Committee on Coastal & Ocean Engineering (Ed.), Coasts & Ports 99: Challenges and Directions for the New Century (Vol. 2, pp. 513-518). Barton, Australian Capital Territory: Australian Institute of Engineers. Paper presented at the 14th Australasian Coastal & Ocean Engineering Conference and the Australian Port & Harbour Conference, 14-16 April, Perth, Australia.

Leaver, J. D., & Phillips, D. (1999). Transformation of Engineering Technican Education in New Zealand (pp. 5 p.c.). Auckland: University of Auckland. Paper presented at the Institute of Professional Engineers New Zealand Technical Conference, July, Auckland.

Phillips, D., & Black, K. (1998). Sediment Dynamics along a Shallow West Coast Headland. Presented to the Joint Conference: New Zealand Marine Sciences Society and Australasian Society for Phycology and Aquatic Botany, Dunedin.