Associate Professor Astrid Blom

Astrid Blom is an associate professor in the Hydraulic Engineering department of the Faculty Civil Engineering & Geosciences of Delft University of Technology, Netherlands. In her research, she focuses on changes in engineered river systems. In particular, she asks how anthropogenic modification and natural change affect the river equilibrium state regarding channel slope and bed […]

Women In Coastal Geoscience and Engineering Membership

‘Who’ are WICGE? The Women in Coastal Geoscience and Engineering network aims at being an instrumental tool to achieve gender equality in coastal geosciences and engineering. One of the purposes of WICGE is to facilitate links across age groups and career levels, in academia, government and industry. The network was formed in 2016 and includes […]

We should all make our science count

Dr Sarah Hamylton, committee member of WICGE, has recently published a column in Nature.  Contratulations Sarah! “Emotional conflicts around climate change have prompted me to revisit the reasons I became an environmental scientist. I am now using forms of expression that resonate with my personal values and add scientific authority to the argument for resisting […]

Submit your abstract to AOGS in Honolulu, Hawaii (June, 2018)

Received from Dr Serena Blyth Lee from Griffith University, Australia. Submit your abstract to Asia Oceania Geosciences Society annual meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii by the 19th of January 2018! We would like to bring your attention to the following two sessions (more info below) that will be held at the upcoming AOGS in Honolulu, Hawaii […]

Do you want to share your story?

Publicise, promote and celebrate achievements of women in coastal geoscience and engineering We are looking for great stories to be shared. Particularly, about what it means to be a woman (or a minority) in your profession and how that has influenced your trajectory. We believe that we all learn from sharing experiences and the way […]

Two lectureships at the University of Queensland

The School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia are seeking to appoint  up to two academic staff in the areas of coastal and marine physical processes and geohazards. Details of the positions and the application process can be found at

Asst Professor position in Coastal Engineering at UNF (University of North Florida)

Position No: 336740   Requisition Number: 059662   Approved Job Title: Assistant Professor, Civil Engineering   Position Type: Faculty 9-10 Months   Faculty Position Subtype: Regular   Type of Appointment: Full-Time     Job Summary/Responsibilities As part of a continuing initiative under the Taylor Engineering Research Institute, the School of Engineering at the University of […]

Engineering in the Coastal Environment MSc – Applications Open

Applications for the Engineering in the Coastal Environment MSc are now open for the 2016/2017 academic year. The coastal zone is now widely recognised as important at national, European and global levels. Skilled graduates who can understand environmental issues in such sensitive areas are in high demand. Our accredited programme provides training in coastal engineering […]

PhD vacancies on biomorphodynamics and geology of Holocene estuaries

Just/nearly got your MSc in earth surface dynamics / civil engineering / and ready for the next level challenge?  The long-term development of estuaries (river mouths with ebb and flood, with sand of mud and with lots of species) is still partly hidden in the mists of time. We are beginning to blow at this […]

Research Fellow in Hydrodynamic Modeling at the National University of Singapore

Research Fellow in Hydrodynamic Modeling at the National University of Singapore  The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at National University of Singapore invites applications for a postdoctoral research position in hydrodynamic modeling.  The candidate is required to be involved in hydrodynamic modeling of Southeast Asian waters. He/she will have the opportunity to develop and […]

PhD position available : Spatial and temporal dynamics of microphytobenthos investigated by a regional 3D model and remote sensing data analysis

Hosting research unit: Littoral Environnement et Sociétés (LIENSs), UMR 7266, University of La Rochelle, France Partners: IFREMER and University of Nantes (Institut Universitaire Mer Littoral – Mer Molécules Santé), France Description: Within the Pertuis Charentais (PC), a semi-enclosed and very productive zone along the French Atlantic coast, spatial variations of the microphytobenthos (MPB) biofilm have been […]

Postdoctoral position on Early Warning System development for storm surges

EXTENDED DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS Under a joint collaboration between the University of Ferrara and the EU Joint Research Centre ( we will be looking for a Post-doctoral Research Assistant who will develop an operational, impact-oriented, storm surge model for Europe. Given that the operational model will be based on systems/models already existing at JRC, their scientists will be strongly […]

Postdoctoral Research Position at the Department of Earth Sciences of Pisa University (Italy)

Late-Pleistocene and Holocene relative sea-level change along the Eastern Adriatic coast Overview: the Department of Earth Sciences ( is an outstanding Italian institution in Geosciences . The Geomorphology Group has been engaged since the early 2000s in a number of projects on sea-level change in the NW Mediterranean and  in SW Atlantic coasts; moreover it […]

Post-doc Position in California Institute of Technology (Caltech): Modeling Hydrology in Coastal Wetlands Using DELFT3D

Post-doc Position in California Institute of Technology (Caltech):  Modeling Hydrology in Coastal Wetlands Using DELFT3D Date Posted: 05/06/2016 Application Deadline: 06/06/2016 Research Opportunity: 0000630 Section: 334 Group Name: Radar Science & Engineering Section Description Position Title: Modeling Hydrology in Coastal Wetlands Using DELFT3D The California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Postdoctoral Scholars Program at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) […]

Post Doctoral Associate – Coastal Ocean Modeling at U.S. DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

POST DOCTORAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATE Specializing in Coastal Ocean Modeling for Climate Change, Sea level Rise, and Ocean Biogeochemistry research  at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (U.S. Department of Energy) Marine Sciences Laboratory / Coastal Sciences Division 1100 Dexter Avenue, Suite 400 Seattle, WA 98109   Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) – Marine Sciences Laboratory conducts research […]