From Plastic Places to Circular Economy

A recent post from indicates that plastic bottles were found at 80% of Irish coastal landforms (by @coastwatch_ire ). Read more here .

Technology is helping. See here at Five ways to end plastic waste.

The @RediscoveryCtr in Dublin will run a Designs for Life: From Policy to Action in the Circular Economy conference on March 23rd.  @IrishEnvNet

Coastwatch survey plastic marine litter

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Results from TCD Mars Desert Research experiment have been returned!

As the Winter draws to a close, the undergraduate students involved in the Mars Desert Research Crew-185 have been reviewing the results and unpacking the equipment returned to Trinity College Dublin.

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Photo taken on Sol 11 (29th December) by Illaria Cinelli.

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From Mars

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Pierazzo Crater

Betty would love this.

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Vacancy: Research Assistant in Geomorphology

The Earth and Planetary Surface Processes Group, Trinity College Dublin has a research assistant position available in geomorphology. The position is full-time for 6 months. Application deadline is March 2nd. Interviews will be held March 7th.

  • Download further information HERE

Enquiries to bourkem4[at] Please put RA in Geomorphology in the subject field.

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Nature Based Solutions for hydrological extremes and water resource management (EGU session)

The abstract submission deadline is 10th January 2018 (1300 CET). For further details on this session and instructions on how to submit an abstract please refer to the followiegu.pngng link –

With the EGU abstract deadline fast approachingh, we would like to encourage you to submit an abstract to the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2018 (8 April – 13 April 2018), Vienna, Austria, in the session:  “Nature Based Solutions for hydrological extremes and water resource management” (session code – HS5.4).

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Fully funded 4 yr Ph.D in Natural Flood Management available at TCD.

The Department of Geimagesography, Trinity College Dublin, is seeking a field-trained geomorphologist with solid hydrology background to undertake a project in Natural Flood Management.

NOTE: The deadline for receipt of 1st phase applicants is January 26th 2018

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