Extraordinary boulder transport by storm waves

Distinguished International Lecturers in Geography Professor R. Cox, the Edward Brust Professor of Geology and Mineralogy, Williams College, USA USING SUPRATIDAL COASTAL BOULDER DEPOSITS TO UNDERSTAND STORM WAVE BEHAVIOUR ALONG STEEP SHORELINES Wednesday October 17th, 5pm. Haughton Lecture Theatre, Museum Building, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Coastal boulder deposits include clasts that can weigh many 10s... Continue Reading →


Professor of Geography at TCD

Calling geomorphologists and physical geographers everywhere. We are seeking a world-class geographer for the established Chair of Geography at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. Candidates with research interests in environmental change and its impacts on society, including earth and planetary surface processes, climate change, natural hazards and biogeography. A full prospectus is available here.

#EGU18:Future Proofing Ireland for River Floods: The potential for Natural Flood Management

Future Proofing Ireland for River Floods: The potential for Natural Flood Management Mary Bourke, Department of Geography, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland (bourkem4@tcd.ie) Climate model predictions for Ireland show an increased probability of high magnitude flood events and an earlier seasonal onset of flood conditions. Many European agencies have adopted Natural Flow Management (NFM) approaches to... Continue Reading →

Latest publication: Grain flows on desert dunes

Cornwall, C., D. W. T. Jackson, M. C. Bourke & J. A. G. Cooper (2018) Morphometric analysis of slipface processes of an aeolian dune: Implications for grain-flow dynamics. Sedimentology,┬áDOI: 10.1111/sed.12456 Grain flows are an integral part of sand dune migration; they are a direct response to the local wind regime and reflect complex interactions between... Continue Reading →

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