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)

Seminar Blog: Surgewatch: documenting 2000 years of coastal flooding in the UK

By MSc ECE 2018/19 student Gabriella Panteli, On Friday 2nd November Dr Ivan Haigh, Mrs Addina Inayatillah, Ms Lucy Fillbrook spoke to us on the topic “Surgewatch: documenting 2000 years of coastal flooding in the UK”.   Coastal flooding events have had catastrophic consequences both globally and in the UK. Within the UK there is a… Read More Seminar Blog: Surgewatch: documenting 2000 years of coastal flooding in the UK

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

Dr David Harlow’s retirement seminar: Bournemouth Beach Replenishment – 1970 to 2016”

Prof Robert Nicholls reports: Dr. David Harlow (Coast Protection Manager, Bournemouth Borough Council) presented the nearly 50 year history of the Bournemouth Beach Nourishment Project on Tuesday 20 February 2018. His talk, entitled “Bournemouth Beach Replenishment, 1970 to 2016” looked at the history of Bournemouth as a tourist resort in the early 19th Century to… Read More Dr David Harlow’s retirement seminar: Bournemouth Beach Replenishment – 1970 to 2016”