MSc ECE student Xue Ong (Gladys) reports on this terms’ Flagship coastal seminar, by Professor Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell’ On 23 October 2018, we were very pleased to have Professor Edmund Penning-Rowsell from Middlesex & Oxford Universities to speak on the topic: “Managing our coastal risks: A serious cause for concern?” Our coastal areas are at… Read More Blog on ‘Managing our coastal risks: A serious cause for concern?’ seminar by Professor Edmund C. Penning-Rowsell’
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
By MSc COMEM student Thomas Cowan: A new school year brings a lot of excitement for the CoMEM students coming to Southampton for the fall semester. New courses and a new culture have everyone anxious for the start of the semester. This autumn, we also meet with new students taking the ECE masters program based… Read More COMEM & ECE fieldtrip to Portsdown Hill, Hayling Island, and Selsy – By COMEM student Thomas Cowan
By ECE student Lye Cheng On 15 Nov 16, we had the privilege to have Dr Thomas Wahl to share with us on the formulation of the extreme sea level rise and its effect on coastal adaption. Thomas started by explaining how extreme sea level rise will have significant societal impacts as approximately 40% of… Read More ECE student Lye Cheng reports on Dr Thomas Wahl’s seminar
By ECE 2015-16 student George Cottell reports on the fieldtrip to Hengistbury Head and Christchurch Harbour: This field trip saw groups from both Coastal Sediment Dynamics and Coastal Morphodynamics modules come together for the day to visit Hengistbury Head; part of a beautiful section of coastline on the South of England. The aim of the day… Read More ECE student George Cottell reports on the Hengistbury Head/Christchurch Harbour fieldtrip
Dr Sally Brown (Faculty of Engineering and the Environment) has written an guest blog entry for RealClimate (http://www.realclimate.org/index.php/archives/2016/03/what-drives-uncertainties-in-adapting-to-sea-level-rise/). The piece is based around her work in assessing the uncertainties in analysing the impacts and adapting to sea-level rise. Uncertainties in assessment arise from projections in the rates of sea-level rise, finances, perceptions of risk, decision… Read More What drives uncertainties in adapting to sea-level rise?