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
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
ECE 2018/19 student Pei reports on the induction fieldtrio to Pennington Marshes and Hurst Spit: This first field trip to Pennington and Hurst Spit marks the start of the adventure of our MSc Engineering in the Coastal Environment (ECE) first semester. This is the first time when we met up with all the students from… Read More COMEM / ECE / GDP fieldtrip to Pennington and Hurst Spit on 27 Sep 18 – By ECE student Pei Ling Goh