Fingerprinting storm and tsunami sediment signatures - Assessing future coastal resilience challenges from extreme events, Ph.D. | University of Dundee | Dundee, United Kingdom
36 months
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20895 GBP/year
4825 GBP/year
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This Fingerprinting storm and tsunami sediment signatures - Assessing future coastal resilience challenges from extreme events at University of Dundee  multidisciplinary project will open new research opportunities to explore the scales of impact and legacy from catastrophic coastal events, such as large-scale storms and tsunamis, through innovative investigations of processes.

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Overview

About the Fingerprinting storm and tsunami sediment signatures - Assessing future coastal resilience challenges from extreme events at University of Dundee

The number of deaths attributed to natural hazards continues to rise, despite progress in implementing disaster risk reduction strategies. 

From 1990 to 2019, more than 1.7 million people died in internationally reported natural hazards. Despite the efforts to address sustainable development goals on climate change and to implement risk reduction strategies and promote hazard awareness in vulnerable areas, more research is needed to build improved resilience in affected communities and to limit the scale of impacts from climate-related hazards and disasters. 

Programme Structure

The specific objectives include:

  • To develop new hazard assessment frameworks to determine the scale of risks impacts from the future occurrence of these types of devastating coastal events.
  • To develop new guidelines by which the resilience of vulnerable coastal communities to short-term shocks (i.e. individual tsunami or storm events) and the longer-term legacy from environmental change (i.e. rising sea levels, increasing storm frequency and magnitude) can be enhanced.
  • To improve physical understanding of the underlying interactions between tsunami and/or storm hydrodynamics and the sedimentary, hydrogeological and morphological response of the coastal margins affected, especially in the nearshore region.
  • To inform other related risks from these events such as (i) increased likelihood of saline intrusion into drinking water supplies (surface waterbodies and aquafers), (ii) impacts on critical infrastructure

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
87

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Send a copy of your CV
  • Discuss your potential application and any practicalities (e.g. suitable start date).
  • You should have an honours degree at 2.1 or above, and a Masters degree in a relevant discipline.

Tuition Fee

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    20895 GBP/year
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  • National

    4825 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4825 GBP per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Dundee

787 - 1494 GBP /month
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4000 GBP
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08 Jan 2025
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31 Aug 2024
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1000 USD
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30 Nov 2024
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14 Oct 2024
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5000 USD
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25 Aug 2024
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