On Tuesday February 26th, PhD student Hana Al-Rashed gave a special coastal seminar on the first objective of her thesis titled “Three decades of urban coastal water SSTs along Kuwait’s south eastern coast”. In the context of global warming, Sea Surface Temperatures (SSTs), coastal areas have shown a rising trend ten times faster than the… Read More MSc ECE student Maria Ines de Carli reports on the Coastal Seminar by Ms Hana Al-Rashed: SST along Kuwait’s coast
Where are you from and what was your background before the ECE program? I grew up in Reading, and although a long way from the coast, the sea and coastline have always fascinated me. I studied Geography at Southampton from 2006 to 2009, and initially did not plan on undertaking a masters. During my third… Read More A quick catch up with ECE 2010-2011 alumnus Peter Stout
Katie Corbett reports: On Wednesday 19th June, two engineers visited the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton to talk to us about their experience of working as coastal engineers for Van Oord. Van Oord is an international marine contracting and engineering firm, undertaking turnkey projects and specialising in offshore wind energy, dredging and offshore oil and gas.… Read More MSc ECE student Katie Corbett reports on the van Oord Workshop / Seminar
Where are you from, when did you do the ECE and what did you most enjoy about it? After studying a BSc in Oceanography at Southampton, I went on to do the ECE course, because I like the application of coastal engineering where the oceans meets the people. This is something that I could really… Read More A quick catch up with ECE 2008-2009 alumna Lizzie Chellew
MSc ECE student Lia Bennet reports on Lauren Burt’s seminar on the past, present and future of Hurst Spit: On the 7th December Lauren Burt, part of the New Forest District Council’s Coastal Team and an alumna of the MSc ECE, gave a presentation on the past, present and future management of Hurst spit. This… Read More MSc ECE student Lia Bennet reports on Lauren Burt’s seminar on the past, present and future of Hurst Spit.
MSc ECE student Katie Corbett reports on the Coastal Seminar by Prof Richard Simons (UCL) On Tuesday 27th November, Professor Richard Simons from the University College London gave a talk on ‘Seabed Scour around Offshore Foundations’ as part of the coastal seminar series. The focus was on the physical and theoretical models used to assess… Read More MSc ECE student Katie Corbett reports on the Coastal Seminar by Prof Richard Simons (UCL)