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UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER
|Coordinator Country||United Kingdom [UK]|
|Total cost||203˙200 €|
|EC max contribution||203˙200 € (100%)|
1. H2020-EU.1.3.2. (Nurturing excellence by means of cross-border and cross-sector mobility)
|Duration (year-month-day)||from 2016-02-01 to 2019-01-31|
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|1||UNIVERSITY OF ULSTER||UK (COLERAINE)||coordinator||203˙200.00|
|2||UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL||ZA (WESTVILLE)||partner||0.00|
A major shortcoming of contemporary coastal research is the poor quantification of geological control in nearshore hydrodynamic and morphosedimentary processes along natural and developed coastal areas. This is particularly relevant given the global dominance of geologically-constrained coastlines, which face increasing risks driven by extreme storm events and growing societal pressures on the coast. This project aims to advance the knowledge of beach and nearshore morphodynamics within complex geomorphological settings, dominated by multi-dimensional geological control. The fundamental objective is to quantify the role and impact of nearshore geological control under energetic conditions. This will be accomplished by developing a ground-breaking approach, based on state-of-the-art surveying and monitoring methods to acquire unprecedented geophysical, morphological and hydrodynamic information of the beach and nearshore zones in geomorphological complex settings. New-generation process-based modelling will be implemented to explore wave-driven currents and patterns of sediment transport under realistic settings and conditions. Linking the sedimentary and geological framework of the beach and nearshore with field measurements and numerical modelling constitute a novel approach that will lead to fundamental advances in coastal geomorphology, further improving the ability to predict storm-induced erosion in geologically-controlled settings. To bring together these embedded scales of analysis and innovative approaches, this project is based on collaboration with international-leading experts in coastal geomorphology, marine geology and geophysics and coastal modelling. Expertise and skills developed by the fellow will contribute to an internationally-leading academic and research profile, promoting European research with global collaborations.
|year||authors and title||journal||last update|
L. Bon de Sousa, C. Loureiro, O. Ferreira
Morphological and economic impacts of rising sea levels on cliff-backed platform beaches in southern Portugal
published pages: 31-43, ISSN: 0143-6228, DOI: 10.1016/j.apgeog.2018.07.023
|Applied Geography 99||2019-09-02|
Loureiro, Carlos; Cooper, Andrew
Temporal variability in winter wave conditions and storminess in the northwest of Ireland
published pages: 1-16, ISSN: 1939-4055, DOI: 10.2014/igj.v51i2.1369
|Irish Geography 51||2019-09-02|
J.A.G. Cooper, A.N. Green, C. Loureiro
Geological constraints on mesoscale coastal barrier behaviour
published pages: 15-34, ISSN: 0921-8181, DOI: 10.1016/j.gloplacha.2018.06.006
|Global and Planetary Change 168||2019-09-02|
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