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Prof Julian Orford

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Prof Julian Orford (Extended Information)


BA Hons (Geography and Sociology) Keele 1970.
MSc Salford 1973.
PhD Reading 1978.

Professor of Physical Geography



School of Geography, Archaeology and Palaeoecology (GAP)
Queen’s University Belfast
Belfast, BT7 1NN
Northern Ireland, UK


+44 (0)28 9097 5142

Current Administrative Roles:

Past Head of School 2005-2009


Orford, J.D., Forbes, D.L. and Jennings, S.C. 2002 Organisational controls, typologies and timescales  of paraglacial gravel-dominated coastal systems. Geomorphology,  48,  51-85.

Orford, J.D., Murdy, J. and Wintle, A. 2003 Prograded Holocene beach-ridges with superimposed dunes in north-east Ireland: mechanisms and timescales of fine and coarse beach sediment decoupling and deposition.  Marine Geology, 194. 47-64.

Orford, J.D. 2005 The controls on late-Holocene coastal dune formation on leeside coasts of the British Isles.  Zeitscrift fur Geomorphologie. Supp Band 141; 135-15.

Orford, J.D. and Pethick, J.S. 2006 Challenging assumptions of coastal habitat formation in the 21st century. Earth Surface Processes and Landforms. 31, 1625-42. 

External Grant Funding:

2006 Environment and Heritage Service (NI): “Contemporary Relative Sea-level Change in NI”. £24343