MSc ECE student Lia Bennet reports on Lauren Burt’s seminar on the past, present and future of Hurst Spit. 

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)

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)

Maria Ines de Carli reports on the seminar by Dr Alexandra Toimil (IH Cantabria)

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 fieldtrip to Hengistbury Head and Christchurch Bay – by Michalis Karas

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

Blog on ‘Managing our coastal risks: A serious cause for concern?’ seminar by Professor Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell’

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’

Student Blogpost: Coastal and marine implications of a 1.5˚C increase in warming: Implications of the Paris Agreement

ECE 2018/19 Student Toby Miller reports on the first coastal seminar of this term, a SMMI workshop on  “Coastal and marine implications of a 1.5˚C increase in warming: Implications of the Paris Agreement”. The workshop featured presentations by, and discussion with a team of experts from the University, including Dr Sally Brown, lead author on… Read More Student Blogpost: Coastal and marine implications of a 1.5˚C increase in warming: Implications of the Paris Agreement