Ben Flett reports on SOES 6011 Modelling Coastal Processes Boatwork Campaign

By ECE student Ben Flett (2016-2017) The ECE students as well as a cohort of Oceanography MSc students have recently begun the intensive short course in Modelling Coastal Processes. Within this course the use of extremely powerful modelling software has been utilised to propose a dredging channel in the Southampton Solent through an area known… Read More Ben Flett reports on SOES 6011 Modelling Coastal Processes Boatwork Campaign

ECE student Addina Innayatallah reports on the soes6060 boat work

By ECE 16/17 Student Addina Innayatallah (Naya): Time is flying fast and it is by now Week 6 of our MSc Engineering in the Coastal Environment program, which means it is already Boat Week! On Friday, November 11th, 2016, ECE Students got to take the RV Callista, one of university’s research vessels, up and down and up… Read More ECE student Addina Innayatallah reports on the soes6060 boat work

New understanding of rip currents could help to save lives

This is a press-release for a new paper – Wave breaking patterns control rip current flow regimes and surf zone retention, published by members of the coastal group which can be accessed here. Research by the Universities of Southampton and Plymouth has found a new link between breaking waves and the hazard posed by rip currents. The… Read More New understanding of rip currents could help to save lives