Robert Nicholls

University of Southampton

Professor Nicholls is currently Co-Leader of Tyndall's Cities and Coasts research programme. He is a long-term member of the Tyndall Centre researching the consequences of climate change for coastal areas and led the development of the Tyndall Centre's coastal processes simulator. His research also looks at managing and adapting to the consequences of coastal change, particularly flood and erosion management.

Role at Council

Partner Representative and Theme Co-ordinator: Cities and Coasts

Research Interests

Coastal implications of climate change: impacts and responses; Integrated assessment of coastal areas; Large-scale coastal morphological behaviour; Soft coastal engineering; Shoreline management

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School of Civil Engineering & the Environment University of Southampton Highfield Southampton SO17 1BJ UK.