Landscape evolution in New Zealand
Understanding how tectonics and climate interact to shape landscape change is a key challenge for geomorphologists.
This project is funded by the Leverhulme Trust and is a collaboration between Plymouth and the University of Victoria, Wellington, New Zealand.Learn more about the project
Study examines causes of earthquakes originating deep below earth’s surface.
'The Geological Record of the Earthquake Cycle in the Lower Crust' project is funded by the UK Natural Environment Research Council.Learn more about the project
Project MAREST (MARine Ecosystem Stability and Turnover) aims to investigate the long-term response of shallow-water marine communities to past sea-level and climate changes. By integrating sequence stratigraphy and palaeoecology (stratigraphic palaeobiology) with geochemical analytical methods, the faunal and environmental changes of the Jurassic Sundance Seaway (western United States) can be reconstructed.
ALErT: Anatolian pLateau climatE and Tectonic hazards, is an EU funded initiative of ten European academic and five industry partners in the fields of applied earth sciences, natural hazard monitoring, knowledge transfer, and risk communication.
Plymouth researchers have been working in some of Istanbul’s most seismically-vulnerable districts.
Carbonate clumped-isotopic constraints on marine temperatures during the Cretaceous
Despite the intensive study of Cretaceous marine temperatures using a variety of techniques, an equator–to-pole temperature profile for the Cretaceous greenhouse world remains poorly constrained.
We aim to address this significant gap in knowledge, building upon the pilot study of Price & Passey (2013).Learn more about the project
Oman drilling project
The project aims to answer scientific questions about the formation and modification of the oceanic crust and shallow mantle using drill core from the Oman ophiolite.
This is an international project co-funded by the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program (ICDP)Learn more about the project
Long term landscape evolution of the Moroccan High Atlas
A collaborative research effort aiming to understand the formation and development of the Moroccan Central High Atlas Mountains.
This project has been funded by the National Geographic, Royal Geographical Society and British Society for Geomorphology.Learn more about the project
Climate-related erosion of volcanic island landscapes, Cape Verde
Examines the Sahara Desert climate-related erosion of volcanic island landscapes using alluvial fan and river terrace landforms.
This project is a collaboration between Plymouth, SUERC (University of Glasgow), the University of Porto (Portugal) and Universidade Cabo Verde.Learn more about the project