Prof. Dr. Colin Woodroffe


Colin Woodroffe is Professor at the University of Wollongong. He studies morphology, stratigraphy and dynamics of coasts.

He is Chair of the Commission on Coastal Systems (International Geographical Union), was a Lead Author on the coastal chapter in the IPCC Fourth Assessment report in 2007, and has served on the Scientific Steering Committee of the Land-Ocean Interactions in the Coastal Zone (LOICZ) core project of IGBP.

He is part of the Blue Carbon team who received the Eureka Science award for Environmental Research in August 2019. Colin has a PhD and ScD from the University of Cambridge, and is an author of 4 books on the coast.

"I would like to maintain the link between FEC and the Commission on Coastal Systems (IGU)."

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Which themes and hotspots of Future Earth Coasts are you addressing with your work?

Themes: Dynamic Coasts

Hotspots: Small islands, River-Mouth Systems, Deltas and Estuaries