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Research project

Opportunities and trade-offs between the SDGs for food, welfare and the environment in deltas.


Lead researcher

Professor Robert Nicholls

Research interests

  • long-term coastal engineering and management
  • the issues of coastal impacts and adaptation to climate change, with an emphasis on sea-level rise
  • the assessment of the future of deltaic areas, which are the most threatened coastal setting in the coming century
Other researchers

Professor Chris Hill

Professorial Fellow-Enterprise

Professor Craig Hutton

Director Sustainability&Resilience Inst.

Collaborating research institutes, centres and groups

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