FEC Academy – Prof Dr Peter Burbridge

Prof. Dr. Peter R. Burbridge

Current position:

Professor Emeritus for Coastal Science and Management

School of Marine Science and Technology (MAST),
University of Newcastle upon Tyne | UK
Member Royal Town Planning Institute (Retired) | UK

Over the past 40 years Peter has been heavily involved in the application of natural and social science to the resolution of problems affecting the sustainable use of coastal and marine systems. His teaching has been based on the real-life application of the principles and practices of Integrated Coastal Zone Management based on case studies in tropical and temperate regions.

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


X   Dynamic Coasts

X   Human Development and Coasts

X   Pathways to Coastal Sustainability

* Find out more about our themes


☐   Small islands

X   Urbanization in coastal zones

☐   Arctic Coasts

X    River-Mouth Systems, Deltas and Estuaries