Farewell to Dr Donnelly-Swift

The end of the Geological Survey of Ireland- funded Project on Rock Coast Platforms also means we must say farewell to Ross. Ross joined us to work on developing a quantitative classification of Ireland's Coastal Rock Platforms. Bio: Ross completed a BSc at Maynooth University where he studied Biology with additional subjects Physics, Chemistry and... Continue Reading →


Latest Paper: Abrasion on Coastal Rock Platforms

In her first published paper, TCD Ph.D student Niamh Cullen (@niamhcullen6) examines the efficacy of scratching and chipping rock platforms by wave-entrained clasts on a high energy Atlantic cliffed coast. Cullen, N. and M. C. Bourke (2018) Clast abrasion of a rock shore platform on the Atlantic coast of Ireland. Earth Surface Process and Landforms.... Continue Reading →

Fond farewell to Niamh

The Earth and Planetary Surface Processes Group would like to wish Niamh Fay a fond farewell as she heads to Vietnam to teach English. Niamh was our Research Assistant in Geomorphology. She joined the group following the completion of her B.A. in Earth Sciences in 2018 here at Trinity College Dublin. Her undergraduate thesis focused... Continue Reading →

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 →

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