Dr Charlie Thompson writes about her busy year of sea cruises: Shelf seas are socially important and highly productive regions, underpinning over 90% of global fisheries, and important in biodiversity, carbon cycling and storage, waste disposal, nutrient cycling, recreation and renewable energy resources. The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs(Defra)… Read More 2015: the year of Shelf Seas Biogeochemistry cruises
Written by Prof Carl Amos, with pictures contributed by several MSC ECE students; MSc students from the Engineering in the Coastal Environment Course joined with final year undergraduates in Oceanography for a field trip to Highcliffe and Hengistbury. The trip shows the impact of coastal protection works at Highcliffe that is creating significant erosion of 4-5 m/year)… Read More Field Trip to Hengistbury Head and Christchurch Harbour
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