Tuesday, 28 June 2016

PhD opportunity: Holocene palaeoseismicity and sea-level change in Chile

The Department of Geography, Northumbria University, seeks to appoint a PhD student to work on Holocene sea-level change and palaeoseismicity in Chile. Funding is available to UK and international students. The closing date is 20th January 2017. Read on for more details about the position.  

Thursday, 23 June 2016

A tsunami in Belgium?

In the wake of a series of devastating tsunamis in the Indian Ocean, Chile and Japan, Cecile Baeteman was asked whether such an event could also happen in the North Sea. Prof. Baeteman is an expert in sea-level change and coastal processes at the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences. Here are her thoughts on whether tsunamis pose a threat to coasts of the UK, France and, in particular, Belgium: