University of Sheffield
The PhD involves detailed research in a specific subject, with guidance from 1 or more supervisors in the department; the department has 2 major research groupings in physical geography: climate and cryosphere and sediment systems.
1st or 2.1 Honours degree in geography or related subject; a Master's degree or relevant work experience may be an advantage.
Research topics: environmental change and drylands: palaeoenvironmental reconstruction; arid and semi-arid geomorphology; aeolian processes; desertification and environmental degradation; glaciated or formerly glaciated environments; mid and low latitude quaternary environmental change; synoptic climatology and precipitation variability; environmental hydrology and fluvial geomorphology: water quality management; groundwater modelling; wetland hydrology and hydrochemistry; cold region hydrological processes; river hydraulics and modelling; monitoring channel patterns and morphology; radar images and geomorphology; remote sensing in environmental monitoring and assessment; application of spatial statistics to geographical information systems.
University; NERC awards may be available.
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|Main Site||Sheffield||S10 2TN||Yorkshire and the Humber|
Department of Geography
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