Arne Vögler

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CEng CMarEng MIMechE MIMarEST MSc BEng BSc

Principal Investigator Marine Research at Lews Castle College UHI

Chartered Mechanical Engineer (Member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers IMechE)

Chartered Marine Engineer (Member of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science & Technology IMarEST)

 

Research interests

Coastal Processes;  Wave and tidal dynamics and energy opportunities; Marine resource assessments; Marine survey and data acquisition through in situ and remote methods.

 

Commercial

Founder and Operations Director of Hebrides Marine Services Ltd (HMS) SC434484.

Data acquisition, sensor deployments, commercial dive and vessel support services, marine consultancy, …

https://www.hebridesmarineservices.co.uk/

(Clients: MeyGen, Umbra Cuscinetti, Marine Harvest, Briggs Marine, Transocean, Albatern, Aquamarine, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar, Stornoway Port Authority, Wallace Stone, Gaelforce Marine, University of the Highlands and Islands UHI, University of Edinburgh)

Director of Grey Island Energy Scotland Limited SC511790.

https://www.greyislandenergy.com/

 

Current and recent projects

WES – EMERGE, FloWTurb (EPSRC EP/N021487/1), MERIKA (EU FP7/2007-2013), WES - ReBaS-Generator, EcoWatt2050 (EPSRC EP/K012851/1), TeraWatt (EPSRC EP/J010170/1), HebMarine (SFC Grant ref. 1R042(HFU)SPIRIT Project ref. HR10012)

 

Publications

  • Greenwood, C., Vogler, A., Morrison, J. and Murray, A. (2017) The Approximation of a Sea Surface using a Shore Mounted X-Band Radar with Low Grazing Angle. Accepted for Remote Sensing of the Environment.
  1. Greenwood, C., Morrison, J., Murray, A. and Vogler, A. (2017) A Method for Approximating Surface Elevation from a Shore Mounted X-Band Radar with a Low Grazing Angle. In: Proceedings of The Twenty-seventh (2017) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference ISOPE2017, San Francisco.
  2. Murray, A., Vogler, A., Morrsion, J. and Greenwood, C. (2017) Comparison of X-Band Radar at two sites in the Western Isles, Scotland. In: Proceedings of EWTEC 13th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference. Cork, ISSN 2309-1983, pp. 1140-1 – 1140-8.
  3. Greenwood, C., Murray, A., Vogler, A. and Morrison, J. (2017) Spatial Velocity Measurements using X-Band Radar at a High Energy Tidal Test Site. In: Proceedings of EWTEC 13th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference. Cork, ISSN 2309-1983, pp. 947-1 – 947-6.
  4. Neill, S.P., Vogler, A., Goward-Brown, A.J., Baston, S., Lewis, M.J., Gillibrand, P., Waldman, S. and Woolf, D. (2017) The wave and tidal resource of Scotland. Renewable Energy, 114 (2017), pp. 3-17.
  5. Venugopal, V., Nemalidinne, R. and Vogler, A. (2017) Numerical modelling of wave energy resources and assessment of wave energy extraction by large scale wave farms. Ocean and Coastal Management, 147 (2017), pp. 37-48.
  6. Side, J., Gallego, A., James, M., Davies, I., Heath, M., Karunarathna, H., Venugopal, V., Vögler, A. and Burrows, M. (2017) Developing methodologies for large scale wave and tidal stream marine renewable energy extraction and its environmental impact: An overview of the TeraWatt project, Ocean & Coastal Management, 147 (2017), pp. 1-5.
  7. Gallego, A., Side, J., Baston, S., Waldman, S., Bell, M., James, M., Davies, I., O'Hara Murray, R., Heath, M., Sabatino, A., McKee, D., McCaig, C., Karunarathna, H., Fairley, I., Chatzirodou, A., Venugopal, V., Nemalidinne, R., Yung, T.Z., Vögler, A., MacIver, R and Burrows, M. (2017) Large scale three-dimensional modelling for wave and tidal energy resource and environmental impact: Methodologies for quantifying acceptable thresholds for sustainable exploitation, Ocean & Coastal Management, 147 (2017), pp. 67-77.
  8. Vogler, A. and Venugopal, V. (2016) Wave data analysis for a semi-sheltered site in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland suitable for small scale WEC development. Ocean Engineering, 126C, pp. 374-383.
  9. Vogler, A., Greenwood, C., Coiro, D., De Luca, F., Troise, G., Castellini, L. and Alessandri, G. (2016) Performance of a point pivoted WEC equipped with a linear ball screw generator in regular wave conditions. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Offshore Renewable Energy. Glasgow, 12-14 September 2016.
  10. Greenwood, C., Christie, D., Venugopal, V., Morrison, J. and Vogler, A. (2016) Modelling performance of a small array of Wave Energy Converters: Comparison of Spectral and Boussinesq models. Energy, 113 (2016), pp. 258-266.
  11. Peng, H., Qiu, W., Meng, W., Chen, M., Lundrigan, B., Gardiner, T. and Vogler, A. (2016) The SEAWEED energy converter – An Introduction. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Offshore Renewable Energy. Glasgow, 12-14 September 2016.
  12. Coiro, D., Troise, G., De Luca, F., Castellini, L., Alessandri, G., Vogler, A., Greenwood, C. (2016) An Innovative PTO for a Point Pivoted Absorber for Wave Energy Conversion. In: Proceedings of ICOE 6th International Conference on Ocean Energy. Edinburgh, February 2016.
  13. Vögler, A., Venugopal, and Armstrong, D. (2015) Wave Sensor Observations during a severe Storm event at a Marine Energy Development Site. In: Proceedings of EWTEC 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference. Nantes 2015, September 2015.
  14. Vögler, A. and Venugopal, (2015) Observations on shallow water wave distributions at an ocean energy site. In: Proceedings of the ASME 2015 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2015-41044,St John’s, Newfoundland,  2015.  
  15. Venugopal, V., Nemalidinne, R. and Vögler, A. (2015) Impact of Temporal Variation of Wind Input on Wave Parameters Prediction Using Numerical Wave Model. In: Proceedings of EWTEC 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference. Nantes 2015, September 2015.
  16. Christie, D., Morrison, J. and Vögler, A. (2015) Driving Wave Models from Sensor Data: How Much Information do we Need? In: Proceedings of EWTEC 12th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference. Nantes 2015, September 2015.
  17. Morrison, J., Christie, D., Greenwood, C., Maciver, R. and Vogler, A. (2015) Software Analysis Tools for Wave Sensors. In: Proceedings of the ASME 2015 34th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2015-41044,St John’s, Newfoundland, 
  18. Vögler, A. (2014) Hebridean Wave Data. In: Proceedings of EIMR2014 2nd International Conference on the Environmental Interaction of Marine Renewable Technologies, Stornoway, May 2014.
  19. Morrison, J., Christie, D., Greenwood, C., Maciver, R., and Vögler, A. (2014) Time series analysis of displacement data with respect to sensor artifacts. In: Proceedings of EIMR2014 2nd International Conference on the Environmental Interaction of Marine Renewable Technologies, Stornoway, May 2014.
  20. Christie, D., Vögler, A., Morrison, J., Greenwood, J., Venugopal, V. and Topper, M. (2014) The Hebridean Wave Model. In: Proceedings of EIMR2014 2nd International Conference on the Environmental Interaction of Marine Renewable Technologies, Stornoway, May 2014.
  21. Vögler, A., and Morrison, J. (2013) Assessment of the grid capacity sharing potential for wave and wind energy conversion systems in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. In: Proceedings of EWTEC 10th European Wave and Tidal Energy Conference. Aalborg 2013, September 2013.
  22. Vögler, A., Venugopal, V. and Morrison, J. (2013) An Empirical Analysis of Coastal Shoaling Induced Modifications to Wave Climate and its Impact on Wave Power. In: Proceedings of The Twenty-third (2013) International Offshore and Polar Engineering Conference ISOPE2013, Anchorage, July 2013, Vol. 3, pp. 508-515.    
  23. Greenwood, C.E., Venugopal, V., Christie, D., Morrison, J., and Vögler, A. (2013) Wave modeling for potential wave energy sites around the Outer Hebrides. In: Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2013-11356, Nantes 2013.
  24. Vögler, A. and Venugopal, (2012) Hebridean Marine Energy Resources: Wave Power Characterisation using a buoy network. In: Proceedings of the ASME 2012 31st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, OMAE2012-83658, Vol. 7, pp477-488, ISBN 978-0-7918-4494-6, Rio de Janeiro 2012.  
  25. Vögler, A., Christie, D., Lidster, M. and Morrison, J. (2011) Wave energy converters, sediment transport and coastal erosion, Proc., ICES ASC, Gdansk.

 

Other Interests

Sailing around northern waters and visiting places where I have not yet been.

 

Contact

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