School of Earth and Environment


The SEFDL has a suite of facilities including a range of flume tanks, an assortment of fixed models and consumables, and access to an on-site workshop.

Black Hydraulic Flume

Slurry Flume

Stream Table

'T'-shaped density current tank

Long density current tank

Lock exchange flume

Jet impingement tank

50 mm pipe flow loop

Liquifaction column

Other facilities

The School of Earth and Environment possesses an excellent in-house Instrument workshop that both services the SEFDL and manufactures small items of experimental equipment (models, mounting rigs, instrument carriages etc...). Users of the SEFDL have access to these facilities for the manufacture of small items of experimental apparatus; costs for both materials and labour/ overheads can be funded through FEC.