Environmental physics, geomagnetism and palaeomagnetism

 Pliocene mudstone sediments in the Rangitikei River, which carry records of the last geomagnetic polarity reversals
Pliocene mudstone sediments in the Rangitikei River, which carry records of the last geomagnetic polarity reversals.

Environmental physics is the application of the methods of physics to the natural environment.

Geomagnetism is the study of the earth's magnetic field and the way it changes with time.

We carry out research in the following areas:

EPGP Academic Staff

Current EPGP PhD Students

Eva Sutter - PhD research project: “Application and development of DC resistivity methods to monitor saline intrusion in coastal aquifers”

Kamran Mukhtar - PhD research project: "Geomagnetically induced currents in the New Zealand power system"

For information on potential PhD and MSc projects in different areas of environmental physics and geomagnetism please follow the links above or contact: