Tag: Coast

Sand Dunes and Saltmarshes – Davide de Battisti

Davide is currently a PhD student at Swansea University working on the biodiversity of saltmarshes and resilience of saltmarsh ecosystems to climate change with Dr John Griffin. I had the honour of spending a week working with Davide in the summer, and you can read more of what we got up to here. This was …

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Working Holiday – Sand Dunes in Swansea

When I started this blog towards the end of last year Dr John Griffin was the first person to respond to my interview questions, and he did so with such enthusiasm! (You can read the interview here). So as a way of saying thank you I thought I would spend a week volunteering with his …

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Rocky Shore Ecology – Professor Steve Hawkins

This week we get to hear from Professor Steve Hawkins from the University of Southampton. Steve is a marine biologist with a strong interest in coastal ecosystems, particularly the rocky shore. I was excited when Steve responded to my invitation to take part in the interview because I remember citing his work a lot while …

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Ecologist and Conservationist – Dr. John Griffin

I am delighted to be able to start this series! We will be getting an insight into the life and work of scientific researchers. First of all let me introduce Dr John Griffin. John is a senior lecturer at Swansea University, Wales, with keen interests in biodiversity, ecosystem functioning, and coastal ecology. He attained his PhD …

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