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
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
We’ve had the chance to catch up with Jamie Holmes, from the 2006-2007 cohort! Where are you from, when did you do the ECE and what did you most enjoy about it? I joined the ECE course immediately following a BSc in Oceanography and previously a period in the Royal Navy. I was particularly drawn… Read More A quick catch up with 2006/2007 ECE alumnus Jamie Holmes
By ECE student Ben Flett (2016-2017) The ECE students as well as a cohort of Oceanography MSc students have recently begun the intensive short course in Modelling Coastal Processes. Within this course the use of extremely powerful modelling software has been utilised to propose a dredging channel in the Southampton Solent through an area known… Read More Ben Flett reports on SOES 6011 Modelling Coastal Processes Boatwork Campaign
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.