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
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”
Last week we welcomed guest speaker Professor Ken Pye to Southampton for a talk about various successful (and unsuccessful) beach and dune nourishment projects throughout Europe and around the coast of the UK. As an ex-Professor at the Universities of London and Reading as well as the owner of an established consultancy firm (Kenneth Pye… Read More ECE student Rory Findlay on Prof Ken Pye’s Seminar
We are pleased to present a talk by Prof. Colin Woodroffe (School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia): “Sea-level change and shoreline response: the past as a guide to the future of our coasts.” Colin will be discussing if ‘the present is the key to the past’, can the past be… Read More Coastal Seminar Series 2015 – Prof. Colin Woodroffe
Dr Andres Payo (Research Fellow at University of Southampton/ Senior Research Associate at Oxford University) will give a talk as part of the Coastal Seminar Series 2015. The talk is entitled: “A stubborn challenge for new generations of coastal geomorphologist: anticipating coastal morphological changes at decadal and longer time scales” The talk will take place at… Read More Coastal Seminar Series 2015 – Dr Andres Payo
On Thursday 28th November Professor Richard Tol of the University of Sussex gave a thought provoking and slightly alternative view on the social response to sea level rise as part of the National Oceanography Centre’s Coastal Seminar Series. Tol began by reviewing the current knowledge on sea level rise, using results and figures from the… Read More Sea-level rise: impacts, adaptation and development by Prof. Richard Tol. A Review.