Projects


Closing the digital rock divide in petrophysics for CO2 storage Eligible for Departmental and University Scholarships [Info Sheet - Digital Rocks Petrophysics]

Supervisor: Sam Krevor

Global CO2 storage capacity: Modeling limitations of geography and injectivity Eligible for Departmental and University Scholarships [Info Sheet - Global CO2 Storage Capacity

Supervisor: Sam Krevor


Biomagnetic Monitoring For Urban Air Quality Assessment [Info Sheet - dust]
Supervisors: Adrian Muxworthy  and Gregg McIntosh (Canterbury Christ Church University)


The importance of glaciated environments for seawater chemistry and the global carbon cycle – a case study from Greenland [Info Sheet - Glaciated environments for seawater chemistry, Greenland

Supervisors: Tina van de Flierdt, Susan Little (UCL), Kate Hendy (U Bristol)

The project is suitable for a student with a background in chemistry, geology, oceanography or an equivalent qualification. Further information on the research can be obtained from Tina van de Flierdt. 

 

Understanding Modern Biogeochemical Cycles in the context of the international GEOTRACES project – Lead, cadmium, neodymium [Info Sheet - Modern Biogeochemical Cycles, GEOTRACES Project]

Supervisors: Tina van de Flierdt, Yves Plancherel, Mark Rehkämper

The project is suitable for a student with a background in chemistry, geology or an equivalent qualification. Further information can be obtained directly from Tina van de Flierd, Yves Plancherel, or Mark Rehkämper.


Coupling process modelling and Life Cycle Assessment to inform the design of mineral processing circuits [Info Sheet - Process modelling and Life Cycle Assessment ]
Supervisor: Dr Pablo Brito-Parada


Using Cosmogenic Surface Exposure Dating to Reconstruct Late-Holocene Glacier and Climate Stability to Determine Precedence for Recent Declines in Snowpack and Water Resources in the American Pacific Northwest [Info Sheet - Cosmogenic Surface Exposure

Supervisor: Dylan Rood


Dynamic semi-structured meshes for fast numerical simulation of MultiPhase Modelling in Oil and Gas [Info Sheet - Semi Structured Meshes]

EPSRC CASE studentship sponsored by industrial partner BP PLC

Proposed Supervisors: Professor C. C. PainDr P. Salinas, Dr A. I. Obeysekara and Dr A. Nicolle (BP)


Cadmium enrichment in cocoa beans – a stable isotope investigation of Cd sources and mitigation strategies [Info Sheet]

Mark  Rehkämper and Laurence Maurice (Universidad Andina Simón Bolivar, Quito, Ecuador; IRD & GET, Université de Toulouse)


Arsenic Contamination of Drinking Water [Info sheet]

Dominik Weiss


Geochemistry of Non-Traditional Stable Isotopes [Info sheet‌]

Dominik Weiss


Micronutrient cycling in submerged soils and uptake into rice [Info sheet‌]

Dominik Weiss


Nuclear Waste – How to deal with it safely [Info sheet‌]

Dominik Weiss


Human and Natural Control on Global Atmospheric Trace Element Cycles [Info sheet‌]

Dominik Weiss


Novel applications of trace metal stable isotopes in medical research [Info Sheet]

Mark  Rehkämper  


Environmental effects and fate of engineered nanomaterials [Info sheet]

Mark  Rehkämper, Claus Svendsen – NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH)


Modeling the global Pb cycle: from industrial emissions to the bottom of the ocean [Info Sheet‌]

 Yves Plancherel 


Formation and fate of low-salinity intermediate waters in the ocean [Info Sheet‌]

 Yves PlancherelCamille Lique (IFREMER)


Semi-structured multigrid method for fast numerical simulation of porous media flow [Info sheet‌]

 

Locally discontinuous pressure formulation for highly heterogeneous reservoirs [Info sheet‌]


Exploring terrestrial geological eividence for past glaciation and volcanism in the Thwaites Glacier catchment, Antarctica [Info sheet]

Joanne Johnson (British Antarctic Survey), Dylan Rood (Imperial College London), Brent Goehring (Tulane University), and Stephen Roberts (British Antarctic Survey)


Rapid Response Modelling for Assessment of Pollution and Toxic Releases in Complex Urban Environments [Info sheet]

Fangxin Fang, Christopher Pain


Modeling landscape evolution through space and time [Landscape_PhD_2016]

Gareth Roberts, Matthew Piggott, Gareth Collins, Alex Whittaker


Human and Natural Control on Global Atmospheric Trace Element Cycles [Info sheet]

Dominik Weiss  


Geochemistry of Non-Traditional Stable Isotopes [Info sheet]

Dominik Weiss  


The Aqueous Chemistry of Actinides and Metalloids [Info sheet]

Dominik Weiss  


Micronutrient cycling in submerged soils and uptake into rice [Info sheet]

Dominik Weiss  


Using evolutionary modelling to investigate Latitudinal Biodiversity Gradient [Info sheet]

Dr Mark Sutton, Dr Phillip Mannion