Twenty years ago this month, a unique research facility was opened at HR Wallingford’s facilities in Oxfordshire, UK. The UK Coastal Research Facility (UKCRF) gave engineers and scientists access to an experimental facility to investigate the complex interaction of waves, currents, sediments and coastal structures. It also sparked a fruitful 20-year collaboration between HR Wallingford’s Professor Richard Whitehouse and University College London’s Professor Richard Simons. With new experimental facilities under construction at HR Wallingford, the foundations are in place to secure another two decades of successful collaboration.
The UK Coastal Research Facility at HR Wallingford in November 1993. Continue reading ›