The evolution of volcanism following sector collapse
Dr S Watt, Prof T J Reston
21 January 2019
Sector collapses are among the largest volume events to affect volcanic systems, potentially involving the rapid displacement of tens of cubic kilometres of rock.
Validating Cenozoic records of deep-sea ostracod diversity
Dr I Boomer
Applications accepted all year round
Ostracods are microscopic, bivalved crustaceans that have a long fossil record in marine and non-marine habitats. The existence of deep-sea ostracod assemblages in today’s oceans have been known since the 19th century Challenger expedition.
Improving Agroforestry in Latin America with the Versatile Tree Genus Inga
Dr K Dexter
10 January 2019
See. https://www.geos.ed.ac.uk/e4-dtp/project/pdf/98. Summary. The student will contribute to a funded project using experimental and observational approaches to determine the best Inga species for agroforestry, while developing their own projects on specific species of Inga.