The 4 year anniversary of the Eyjafjallajökull eruption: My eyewitness account

A few years ago I was lucky enough to witness the infamous summit eruption of Eyjafjallaj√∂kull in 2010. Despite all the hassle it caused, especially the financial losses incurred by the aviation industry, the eruption created more awareness of the importance of volcano research in the UK. Subsequent studies of the Eyjafjallaj√∂kull eruption have advanced… Read More The 4 year anniversary of the Eyjafjallaj√∂kull eruption: My eyewitness account

Carbon Capture and Storage: Geological storage of CO2 within the oceanic crust by gravitational trapping

Chiara Marieni (a second year PhD student undertaking research on ‚ÄúSeafloor mineral carbonation as a guide to improved geological CO2 storage‚ÄĚ with Damon Teagle [Geochemistry] and Tim Henstock [G&G]) has recently had an elegant and innovative paper published in Geophysical Research Letters on Carbon Capture and Storage that identifies the regions of the ocean floor… Read More Carbon Capture and Storage: Geological storage of CO2 within the oceanic crust by gravitational trapping

Shari Gallop awarded a Laurie Prandolini Fellowship Award

It has just been announced that Shari Gallop has been awarded a Laurie Prandolini Fellowship Award by the ANZSPAC Division of the Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology (www.imarest.org). Only one Fellowship is awarded every year to¬†a selected candidate judged to be of outstanding potential to enable a significant piece of work to be… Read More Shari Gallop awarded a Laurie Prandolini Fellowship Award

Applications open for MSc Engineering in the Coastal Environment

Applications are open for the Engineering in the Coastal Environment MSc 2014/2015 programme at the University of Southampton. The coastal zone is now widely recognised as important at national, European and global levels. Skilled engineers who can understand environmental issues in such sensitive areas are in high demand. The accredited MSc Engineering in the Coastal… Read More Applications open for MSc Engineering in the Coastal Environment

Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Natural Gas Hydrate Systems, Texas

Geology & Geophysics PhD student, Bedanta Goswami, presented a poster at the Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Natural Gas Hydrate Systems held at Hotel Galvez, Galveston, Texas, USA from March 23rd¬≠-28th, 2014. Bedanta presented his poster titled: ‚ÄúResistivity Imaging of Gas Hydrates at the Vestnesa Ridge, West Svalbard Margin using marine CSEM‚ÄĚ. He is a… Read More Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Natural Gas Hydrate Systems, Texas