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
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)
On Friday November 23rd, Dr Alexandra Toimil from the Environmental Hydraulics Institute “IHCantabria” gave a seminar on the topic: “A probabilistic framework for the assessment of coastal erosion”. During the talk, Dr Toimil introduced us to a new framework that tries to fill a gap there currently is in impact assessment of coastal erosion. This… Read More Maria Ines de Carli reports on the seminar by Dr Alexandra Toimil (IH Cantabria)
MSc ECE 2018/19 student Michalis Karas reports on the SOES3014/CENV6126 fieldtrip to Hengistbury Head and Christchurch Bay: On Monday 5th of November a field trip was organised to introduce a variety of coastal environments, both natural and engineered. A group of MSc students from Coastal Sediment Dynamics and Coastal Morphodyamics courses visited the area… Read More MSc ECE fieldtrip to Hengistbury Head and Christchurch Bay – by Michalis Karas
MSc ECE student Xue Ong (Gladys) reports on this terms’ Flagship coastal seminar, by Professor Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell’ On 23 October 2018, we were very pleased to have Professor Edmund Penning-Rowsell from Middlesex & Oxford Universities to speak on the topic: “Managing our coastal risks: A serious cause for concern?” Our coastal areas are at… Read More Blog on ‘Managing our coastal risks: A serious cause for concern?’ seminar by Professor Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell’