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Miss Claire Earlie

Visiting Specialist

Faculty of Arts & Humanities


PhD Student - School of Marine Science and Engineering (Faculty of Science and Technology)

"Coastal Cliff Erosion in Cornwall"

    • Funded by European Social Fund Combined Universites in Cornwall (ESF-CUC) Studentship
    • Supervised by Prof Gerd Masselink (DoS), Prof Paul Russell, Dr Robin Shail (University of Exeter, CSM) and Dr Larissa Naylor (University of Exeter, CSM)


  • (2010-2011) MSc Applied Marine Science (University of Plymouth, UK)
  • (2008-2010) Coastal Scientist (Royal Haskoning Ltd, UK)
  • (2000-2003) BSc Hons Ocean Science, (University of Plymouth, UK)
  • (2001-2002) Coastal Geology Lab Assistant (CMSR, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, USA)


Professional membership

British Society of Geomorphologists

Research interests

Nearshore hydrodynamics
Coastal cliff erosion
Rip currents and nearshore cell circulation
Beach morphology

Other research

University of Plymouth Coastal Processes Research Group