James Fitton

Title: Post Doctoral Researcher
Role: Researcher
Location: University College Cork
Email: james.fitton@ucc.ie
Phone: 021 486 4344


My research aims to support the implementation of effective, sustainable, and socially just adaptation that reduce the impacts of hazards and climate change at the coast. My research interests encompass natural hazards, GIS, remote sensing, and social vulnerability.



Vulnerability and Risk Tool Development for the Climate Ireland Platform



Postdoc (2019-Present) UCC, Ireland

Postdoc (2017-2019) Aalborg University, Denmark

Research Associate (2015-2017) University of Glasgow, UK

PhD: “A national coastal erosion risk assessment for Scotland” (University of Glasgow, UK)

MSc: Tropical Coastal Management (Newcastle University, UK)

BSc (Hons): Environmental Earth Science (University of East Anglia, UK)



Further information about James can be found at ReseachGate, Twitter and OrcID.

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