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.


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

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

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

Gareth Roberts and Matt Piggott