This is a press-release for a new paper – Wave breaking patterns control rip current flow regimes and surf zone retention, published by members of the coastal group which can be accessed here. Research by the Universities of Southampton and Plymouth has found a new link between breaking waves and the hazard posed by rip currents. The… Read More New understanding of rip currents could help to save lives
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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