Scientists support calls for stricter controls on coastal developments
Scientists at the University of Plymouth and University of Cambridge respond to the Committee on Climate Change’s Managing the coast in a changing climate report.
Research explores beach recovery following severe storms
Plymouth University news: The recovery of beaches across the South West following the severe storms of 2013/14 is to be explored as part of a major new research initiative led by Plymouth University
Study aims to improve understanding of rip currents
Plymouth University news: A potential link between breaking waves and the life-threatening dangers posed by rip currents has been revealed in new research involving the Universities of Plymouth and Southampton
£340,000 grant award for coastal researchers
Plymouth University News: Plymouth University leads global study examining wave energy transfer on rocky coastlines
Coastal communities face winter threat
Plymouth University News: Scientists from Plymouth University have warned that communities along South West shorelines could be under threat in coming months because of the extent to which beaches have failed to recover following the storms of last winter
Plymouth University's Coastal, Ocean and Sediment Transport research group (COAST) - our consultancy work
Full scale and lasting impact of winter storms to be examined at Port Eliot Festival
Plymouth University news: Scientists will explain the full and lasting impact of the 2013/14 winter storms on Devon and Cornwall’s coastline at this weekend’s Port Eliot Festival.
Winter storms the most energetic to hit western Europe since 1948, study shows
Plymouth University news: Repeated storms which battered Europe’s Atlantic coastline during the winter of 2013/14 were the most energetic in almost seven decades, new research led by Plymouth University with colleagues from France and Ireland has shown
Communities need greater involvement in measures to protect marine environment - study
Plymouth University news: The continued social acceptability of marine conservation measures in the UK could be reliant on increased engagement with the industries and stakeholders they are designed to benefit, a study by Plymouth University suggests
North Atlantic coastal ecosystems at threat due to climate change and human impact
Plymouth University news: Rising temperatures, acidified seawater and increased storminess are driving profound changes in the marine ecosystems of the North Atlantic, according to a new report.