On Tuesday February 26th, PhD student Hana Al-Rashed gave a special coastal seminar on the first objective of her thesis titled “Three decades of urban coastal water SSTs along Kuwait’s south eastern coast”. In the context of global warming, Sea Surface Temperatures (SSTs), coastal areas have shown a rising trend ten times faster than the… Read More MSc ECE student Maria Ines de Carli reports on the Coastal Seminar by Ms Hana Al-Rashed: SST along Kuwait’s coast
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
Time is flying quickly as we are already progressing into Semester 2 of this year’s ECE programme. The first semester has been a busy one. One of our current MSc students Greg Williams looks back and tells us about his experience of Boat Week on board the RV Callista: This exciting opportunity forms part of… Read More Greg Williams reports on SOES6060 Boat work campaign
As part of Southampton Science and Engineering Festival, a team from Geology&Geophysics research group led by ECE alumnus and current staff member Hachem Kassem, put on a large, and largely popular display on Sediment Dynamics at the new Bolderwood Innovation Campus. The University’s Science and Engineering Day 2016 took place on Saturday 12th March. This free event was part of… Read More Sediment Dynamics from the beach to Mars – Science and Engineering Day 2016
Written with ECE 2015/16 student Adriana Gallardo: During our second semester on the ECE program, we carried out a two-day boat campaign for our Modelling Coastal Processes class. During the boatwork, we carried out similar activities to our trip in the first semester, collecting data that will be used for validating/calibrating a numnerical model we developed as part of the… Read More Boat Work for SOES 6011 – Modelling Coastal Processes
Guest post by: Jennifer Watts (ECE 2015-16) As part of our degree, ECE students undertake a course on key skills and applied coastal oceanography. A key aspect of this is to learn useful oceanographic techniques, and gain professional experience in applied coastal oceanography. As such, were were tasked to chose, each, as scientific question; plan… Read More Fieldwork in the Itchen Estuary, Southampton, 6th November 2015.