Winter wave heights and extreme storms on the rise in Western Europe
Average winter wave heights along the Atlantic coast of Western Europe have been rising for almost seven decades, according to new research by the National Centre for Scientific Research in France, the University of Bordeaux and the University of Plymouth
Unlocking the stories of coastal communities living under the threat of extreme storms
Waves is a sound installation developed by artistic director Kay Michael, of the international theatre company Empty Deck, and Gerd Masselink, Professor of Coastal Geomorphology at the University of Plymouth
University wave model to enable preparation for storm events in the South West
Scientists at the University of Plymouth have set up the Operational Wave and Water Level (OWWL) model to provide detailed forecasts of wave and water levels that will aid in the management of coastal flooding and other coastal hazards
Coastal Impacts Project
Impact of sequence of extreme storms during 2013/14 winter on southwest coast of England.
Creative Associates: Lighthouses at the mercy of waves
Dr Alison Raby from the University of Plymouth, worked with Filmbright to produce a film investigating wave impacts of rock mounted lighthouses
Project assesses the long-term resilience of lighthouses in face of offshore storms
STORMLAMP, led by the University of Plymouth in conjunction with the University of Exeter and UCL, and industrial partners HR Wallingford, AECOM, WS Atkins and the Environment Agency, is using a combination of numerical modelling and field tests
New understanding and prediction of storm impacts on gravel beaches (NUPSIG)
University of Plymouth Coastal Processes Research Group (CPRG) project: New understanding and prediction of storm impacts on gravel beaches (NUPSIG)
Impacts of extreme storms
University of Plymouth has been awarded two prestigious NERC Urgency grants in recognition of the seriousness of the physical and socio-economic impact of these extreme events to the UK.