Professor Andrew Cooper
Professor of Coastal Studies
PhD Geology, University of Natal, 1991
MSc Geology, University of Natal, 1987
BSc Geology, Queen’s University, Belfast 1984
Andrew teaches on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate modules on the geography and environmental science degree programmes. He is Course Director for the Pg.Dip/MSc in Coastal Zone Management.
Andrew works in areas of coastal environmental change at various temporal scales, from the Quaternary through to short-term changes. He has a diverse range of interests in the geomorphology and sedimentology of estuaries, lagoons, beaches and dunes and rocky coasts.
He has published on coastal environments worldwide and is interested in how scientific understanding of ‘how coasts work’ can be applied to practical aspects of coastal management.