COMET PhD Opportunities

University of Leeds

Unseen but not unfelt: building resilience to air pollution from volcanoes  (Evgenia Ilyinskaya, Anja Schmidt, Ralph Burton, Claire Witham, Wilfried Strauch)

University of Bristol

Monitoring and understanding volcanic processes with InSAR (Juliet Biggs, Sue Loughin)

Postseismic deformation and earthquake triggering (Max Werner, Juliet Biggs, Ake Fagereng)

Physics-based forecasting of earthquake sequences (Margarita Segou (BGS), Max Werner)

University of Cambridge

E412: Solving a gneiss problem: the structure and origin of the Earth’s oldest crust (Owen Weller, Alex Copley, Richard Taylor)

E435: Variations in continental structure, rheology and tectonics (James Jackson, Alex Copley)

E446: How do earthquake cycles make geological structures? (Alex Copley, James Jackson)

University of Newcastle

Earth observation for rapid response to large earthquakes and induced landslides (Zhenhong Li, Richard Walters, Alexander Densmore, Peter Clarke)

Investigating landslide hazards and potential impacts on dam safety using multi-platform SAR imagery and hydrodynamic model (Zhenhong Li, Francesca Cigna, Qiuhua Liang)

Robust Inversion for Earthquake Mechanisms from Geodetic Surface Displacements (Ref IAP-17-114) (Peter Clarke, Richard Walters, Zhenhong Li)

University of Oxford

Project EARTH-16-BP1: Probing the mechanical properties of fault zones with satellite radar (Barry Parsons, Richard Walker, John Elliott)

Project-EARTH-18-REJ2: Magmatic volatiles: the behaviour of noble gases and halogens in subduction-related volcanic systems (Tamsin Mather, Chris Ballentine, Ray Burgess, Rosie Jones)

Project EARTH-17-TM1: Understanding the volcanism of the Tasmantid seamount chain (Tamsin Mather, David Pyle, Lara Kalnins, Benjamin Cohen)

Project EARTH-16-RW1: Developing a long-term record of landscape evolution in NE Iran, with implications for climate and tectonics (Richard Walker, Stacy Carolin, Dylan Rood)

Project EARTH-16-RW2: Field-based and remote-sensing studies of active tectonics and earthquakes in Asia (Richard Walker, Barry Parsons, John Elliott, Austin Elliott)

Project EARTH-16-RW3: Crustal strain and seismic hazard in Northern China (Richard Walker, Barry Parsons, John Elliott, Austin Elliott)

University of Durham

Understanding the Co-evolution of Mountain Building and Seismic Hazard in Regions of Continental Convergence(Richard Walters, Mark Allen, Zhenhong  Li)

Active Tectonics of the Apennines, Central Italy(Ken McCaffrey, Zhenhong Li, Richard Walters)

University of Edinburgh

Fault distributions and seismic hazard in evolving normal fault networks(Lara Kalnins, Richard Walters, Ian Main)