The department conducts a wide range of research in this area, often applying exciting new analytical and modelling techniques to traditional problems in Earth Science. If you are interested in one of the projects listed below please feel free to contact the associated staff.

Projects

Earthquake hazard assessment using cosmogenic isotopes [details]
Dylan Rood, Alex Whittaker and Rebecca Bell


Sedimentology and Thermal history of Carbonate-rich shales (Jura region, France and Switzerland): a dual approach combining fieldwork and clumped isotopes [details]

 John Cédric M,  Hollis Cathy (University of Manchester) 


Assessing seismic and tsunami hazard offshore Los Angeles [details]

Rebecca Bell, Dylan Rood and Alex Whittaker 


Reconstructing erosion and sediment supply from the continents to the oceans in deep time – examples from the Cretaceous [details]

Alex Whittaker and Peter Allison


Investigating landscape response to active normal faulting: Improving understanding of seismic hazard in the Corinth Rift, Central Greece [details

Rebecca Bell and Alex Whittaker


Histories of mantle convection: Constraints from Arabia's landscape [details]

Gareth Roberts, Alex Whittaker , Dylan Rood


Constraining reservoir distribution by linking stratigraphic architecture and sediment mass balance – Project available to start now [details‌]

Gary Hampson, Alex Whittaker, Gareth Roberts


Understanding the kinetics of clumped isotopes in heating experiments: applications to the thermal history of carbonates  [details]

Cédric M. John


Modelling carbonate heterogeneities using numerical approaches [details]

Cédric M. John


Exploring for lateral diagenetic heterogeneities in carbonate systems [details]

Cédric M. John


Sediment pathways across intra-slope basins – optimal reservoir prediction and trapping potential [details]

Mike Mayall, Lidia Lonergan and Alex Whittaker 


Fold growth in the South Caspian Sea Basin: Mechanisms and interaction with deep-water lacustrine sediments [details]

Lidia  Lonergan, Dr Mike Mayall, and Dr Simon Grant (BP) 


The effects of salt tectonics in the evolution of a fold and thrust belt  [details]

Rod Graham, Lidia Lonergan (Imperial College);  Jean-Claude Ringenbach (Total) and Rob Butler (Aberdeen) 


Modeling landscape evolution through space and time [Landscape_PhD_2016]

Gareth Roberts, Matthew Piggott, Gareth Collins, Alex Whittaker


Firing the sediment gun: impacts on landscape response to active faulting  [Whittaker_Hobley_Rood]

Alex Whittaker Dan Hobley (University of Cardiff) and Dylan Rood


Will climate change make coastal erosion rates faster?: Comparing historic and Holocene cliff retreat rates using cosmogenic isotopes with numerical models [details‌]

Dylan Rood


 Quantifying landscape response to the growth and interaction of reverse faults, Western Transverse Ranges, USA [details‌]

Alex Whittaker, Dylan Rood and Rebecca Bell


Deep-water reservoir architecture and quality around active salt diapirs [details]

Chris Jackson, Ian Kane (University of Manchester) and David Hodgson (University of Leeds)


Continental Uplift and Erosion From Drainage Patterns: Predicting Sedimentary Flux to Passive Margins  [O_and_G_PhD2017b‌]

Gareth Roberts and Matt Piggott