Research Areas provided by University of Hull - School of Environmental Sciences

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Beach morphodynamics
Climate change impacts on the coastal zone
Coastal marine ecosystems
Coastal, shelf and estuarine hydrodynamics
Continental shelf and coastal dynamics
Estuarine dynamics and processes
Geohazards, tsunami, coastal evidence for past events
Glaciers and sea level change
Integrated coastal zone management
Sea level change and impacts for society
Sediment transport: physics and modelling
Sedimentology, transport processes, marine turbulence
Storm surges and coastal flooding
Coastal sediment transport: physics and modelling
Coastal, shelf and open ocean mapping
Environmental impacts - oil spills, bioremediation, human impacts
Environmental optics
Food web analysis and modelling
Habitat mapping
High performance computing
Marine systems modelling
Marine water quality
Modelling - marine systems influence of hurricanes and climate extremes on marine ecology
Modelling of coastal and estuarine hydrodynamics and sediment transport
Ocean acidification and carbon feedbacks
Remote sensing
Shelf and coastal processes and impacts
Spatial analyses and habitat mapping
Statistical modelling
Survey and monitoring of the open ocean
Water quality monitoring and harmful algal blooms
Water quality monitoring and harmful algal blooms
Impact of pollutants in the marine environment
Ocean acidification, ocean acidification and biogeochemical cycles
Plankton and marine biogeochemical cycles
Acoustics in marine mammals
Algal biology
Ancient DNA; life history evolution
Anti-fouling and marine protection
Behavioural ecology
Benthic communities and natural and anthropogenic impacts
Ecology - benthic
Biodiversity and changes to ecosystem functionality
Biodiversity and changes to ecosystem functionality
Biological oceanography
Biological proxies of environmental change
Chemical pollutants; biomarkers; toxicology
Coastal marine biology
Conservation ecology and resource management
Coral reef ecology, coral bleaching
Crustacean biology
Ecology - conservation
Ecology - Euphausiid
Ecology - fish conservation
Ecology - Macroalgal
Ecology - non-native species and conservation
Ecology - pelagic
Ecology - population and community
Ecology - sandy beaches
Ecology - seabirds
Ecology - Temporal and spatial behavioural ecology
Ecology – Behavioural, marine predators and grazers
Ecology – Marine invertebrates
Ecology – Marine vertebrates
Ecosystems, ecosystem services, environmental change
Environment, ecotoxicology pollution, ecosystem health
Environmental genomics
Estuarine and coastal ecosystems
Estuarine and coastal ecosystems Mike Elliott, Dr A Franco, Dr K Mazik
Evolutionary biology
Fish biology, behaviour, population dynamics, survey techniques
Fisheries – sustainable exploitation, management strategies
Fisheries, fish systematics, taxonomy and evolutionary processes
Foodweb dynamics, analysis and modelling
Genetics and taxonomy
Genetics, environmental genomics of microorganisms
Human impact on marine ecosystems
Immunology and physiology of marine invertebrates
Impacts of warming and hypoxia on marine communities
Invasive species
Long term observatories
Marine conservation
Marine conservation
Marine eutrophication
Marine food webs
Marine genomics and microbial genomics
Marine invertebrates
Marine pollution, mercury within food webs, oil degradation
Microalgal and cyanobacterial ecology and physiology
Migratory behaviour, search strategies, foraging by marine vertebrates
Migratory pattens of marine vertebrates
Molecular genetics of marine systems
Natural and anthropogenic impacts on benthic communities
Nutrient pollution
Ocean acidification - impact on ecosystems
Physiological responses to ocean acidification
Phytoplankton, phytoplankton productivity, physiology, zooplankton
Plastic pollution
Polar biology
Population biology
Population ecology of marine shellfish
Primary production, phytoplankton physiology
Primary production, phytoplankton physiology
Sea grass
Sustainable marine bioresources
Applied environmental geosciences
Bioturbation of deep-sea sediments
Geology and geophysics
Impact of oil and gas activity
Marine benthic sediment systems
Sea floor and habitat mapping
Seabed mining, hydrocarbons, resource exploitation
Biostratigraphy in the geological record
Boundary layer and sediment transport
Coastal ocean processes
Marine optics, earth observation, ocean colour
Satellite oceanography
Satellite oceanography
Turbulent mixing in stratified fluids
Coastal processes and UK legislative systems S.J. Boyes, M. Elliott
Conservation and environmental policy S.J. Boyes, M. Elliott, S. Barnard
Environmental science and policy S.J. Boyes, M. Elliott, R. Wurzel
Marine planning, Marine Protected Areas, marine reserves, no-take zones, marine conservation zones. S.J. Boyes, M. Elliott
UNCLOS Richard Barnes
Bioengineering solutions
Marine renewable energy
Marine structures
Observing systems
Sustainable shipping
Technical diving operations
Hydrodynamic modelling
Estuarine governance M Elliott