Philippe Blondel

  • World Tsunami Awareness day

    Dr Philippe Blondel, an Associate at the WIRC @ Bath, is featured in the recent International Business Times (IBT) news for the World Tsunami Awareness Day, 5th November 2016. He told IBT that "increased international efforts are necessary to map oceans....

  • Acoustic Imaging of Algae: From the Arctic to a reservoir near you

    Research by Dr Philippe Blondel, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Physics is featured in Water Active this month. The article describes why looking at algae and using sonar helps to study how underwater vegetation adapts to climate change, as...

  • Blue water, green algae and dark threats - Acoustics outside the laboratory?

    This November see the next talk in the monthly 'Water Colloquium' series organised by WIRC @ Bath exploring the breadth of water research being undertaken at the University of Bath. Title: Blue water, green algae and dark threats - Acoustics...

  • What can we learn by listening to the ocean?

    In a video of less than 100 seconds, Philippe Blondel explains that activities within the world's oceans create a cacophony of sound that can reveal vast amounts of information about the environment in which the noises are generated. Waves, wind and...

  • Climate change is talking

    Here at Bath our water research is truely multidisplinary. In today’s blog we explore how underwater listening technologies can be used to track the changes in icebergs as they melt. What happens to a glacier when no one is around?...