Geology & Earth Science

Geology & Earth Science Experts

Ruth Plets

Marine Science
Ulster University


Ruth Plets, Lecturer in Marine Science (Marine Geology) in School of Geog & Environmental Scs at Ulster University

Research Interest

Ruth’s research has two sides to it: submerged landscapes and shipwreck archaeology. What links them is her interest in using high-resolution geophysical methods for underwater research.  Through seabed mapping, Ruth aims to gain a better understanding of what processes took place on the Irish continental shelf during and after the last Glacial Maximum. With regards to the shipwreck research, Ruth is interested in developing robust and innovative methodologies for the imaging and (3D) visualisation of shipwrecks.

Global Experts from Ireland

Global Experts in Subject