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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 … Continue reading

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#EGU18: The dating game: palaeoflood reconstruction in an Irish catchment

The dating game: palaeoflood reconstruction in an Irish catchment Ciara Fleming (1), Jonathan Turner (1), and Mary Bourke (2) Incorporation of detailed palaeoflood records into flood frequency analysis enables the short-term hydrometric record to be contextualised within a longer timeframe, … Continue reading

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#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 … Continue reading

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#EGU18: A new approach for measuring microscale platform erosion

A new approach for measuring microscale platform erosion: A comparison of the Transverse Micro Erosion Meter and Structure from Motion Photogrammetry. Niamh Cullen, Ankit Verma and Mary Bourke, Trinity College Dublin, Geography, Dublin, Ireland (cullenni@tcd.ie) For decades researchers have used … Continue reading

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#EGU18: The Formation of Martian Dune Gullies by Dry Ice: Field Experiments

The Formation of Martian Dune Gullies by Dry Ice: Field Experiments Jim McElwaine (1,2), Serina Diniega (3), Candice Hansen (2), Mary Bourke (2,4), and Joanne Nield (5) Long, narrow grooves found on the slopes of martian sand dunes were first … Continue reading

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#EGU18: Seasonal Microscale Modelling of Namib Dune, Mars

Seasonal Microscale Modelling of Namib Dune, Mars Carin Cornwall (1), Derek Jackson (1), Mary Bourke (2), Meiring Beyers (3), and Andrew Cooper (1) With the use of a high-resolution digital terrain model and Curiosity rover wind data, microscale airflow modelling … Continue reading

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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; … Continue reading

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