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
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
Climate researchers say that summer time conditions in some parts of the Persian Gulf region could become intolerable by the end of the century; in a report published today by Nature Climate Change. Forbes magazine featured the article which suggests that if current trends continue, summertime heat and humidity would occasionally rise beyond the limit of human endurance in Abu Dhabi and… Read More Scientists Raise Alarm About Persian Gulf’s Future Climate
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
Prof. Amos has been invited to give a talk to the Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution on Coastal sea surface temperature trends and impacts. The talk will be held on 11 December, 2013 at the institution in Bath at 1930, and will review the research findings by the coastal group from sites world-wide.