|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Mon, 15 Dec 2014 10:12:41 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... Dear Colleagues, Please find below a number of potential fully NERC-funded Ph.D. projects offered by the Cryosphere Group (http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/glaciology) within the University of of Edinburgh School of GeoSciences. Further details on the projects can be found through the associated links. These studentships are available through the Edinburgh Earth and Environment (E3) NERC Doctoral Training Partnership. Under this scheme UK citizens are eligible for fees and maintenance grant, EU citizens for fees-only unless they have lived in the UK for 3 years. We welcome all enquiries as alternative funding sources may be available. Instructions on how to apply can be found at <http://e3partnership.wordpress.com/how-to-apply/>. Please note the application deadline of 23 January 2015. If you are interested in a particular project, we encourage you to contact the supervisor (contact info is given in the project link). More information on the E3 DTP is available at <http://e3partnership.wordpress.com/>. Projects: Characterisation of subglacial hydrology in Svalbard using ground-based radar (CASE-supported) Supervisors: Dr. Nicholas Hulton, Dr. Antonis Giannopoulos (School of Engineering), Prof. Andrew Curtis <http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/PhD/getDocument?SerialNo=879> Controls on Himalayan glacier changes Supervisors: Dr. Noel Gourmelen, Prof. Peter Nienow, Dr. Daniel Goldberg, Prof. Alan McDonald (British Geological Survey) <http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/PhD/getDocument?SerialNo=1016> Controls on ice discharge from the Greenland Ice Sheet Supervisors: Dr. Noel Gourmelen, Prof. Peter Nienow <http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/PhD/getDocument?SerialNo=1015> Formation of sub-ice-shelf channels and their impact on ice-shelf flow and stability Dr. Daniel Goldberg, Dr. James Maddison, Dr. Robert Bingham <http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/PhD/getDocument?SerialNo=957> Investigating controls on iceberg submarine melt rates in Greenland’s fjords Supervisors: Prof. Pete Nienow, Dr. Noel Gourmelen, Dr. Andrew Sole (Sheffield) and Dr. Tom Cowton (Sheffield) <http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/PhD/getDocument?SerialNo=1027> Investigating the timing, extent and significance of Quaternary glaciations in Patagonia Dr. Andrew Hein, Dr. Nicholas Hulton <http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/PhD/getDocument?SerialNo=886> Quantifying the geological influence on the roughness of Quaternary ice-sheet beds (CASE-funded with British Geological Survey) Dr. Robert Bingham, Dr. Maarten Krabbendam (British Geological Survey), Dr. Simon Mudd <http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/PhD/getDocument?SerialNo=954> Vegetation and nutrient dynamics in a warming Arctic Dr. Richard Essery, Dr. Isla Myers-Smith, Dr. Helen Kettle (BIOSS) <http://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/postgraduate/PhD/getDocument?SerialNo=950> -- The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336.
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