Managing flood risk in the Mekong Basin

Managing flood risk in the Mekong Basin

Dr Tony Green of Mekong Modelling Associates presented his poster and acknowledged our work at the Mekong River Commission 3rd Summit in Siem Reap, Cambodia.

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Environment event showcases partnership working in the North East

Environment event showcases partnership working in the North East

We demonstrated our Augmented Reality Sandbox at the Great North Museum as part of an event to showcase the work to improve the environment and protect people and property.

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Augmented Reality Sandbox training day for Rivers Trusts

Augmented Reality Sandbox training day for Rivers Trusts

Working with the Rivers Trust, we have developed a new Augmented Reality Sandbox and demonstration resources to show how Working with Natural Processes (WwNP) can help reduce flooding.

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New maps show areas of potential for working with natural processes

New maps show areas of potential for working with natural processes

New data added to our online catalogue shows areas where different types of potential river and catchment management approaches could help to reduce flood risk by working with nature

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Flood impacts brought to life through science and technology

Flood impacts brought to life through science and technology

A team of scientists and academics from Lancaster University, JBA Trust and the Environment Agency attended the Manchester Science Festival on 21 October 2017 to raise awareness of the devastating risks and impacts posed by flooding.

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Training day for ‘Healthy Weirs’ volunteers

Training day for ‘Healthy Weirs’ volunteers

The JBA Trust continued its support for the ‘Healthy Weirs Project’ in Derbyshire by supporting a training day for volunteers on 14 October 2017 in Belper.

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Air quality and climate change at the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation showcase

Air quality and climate change at the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation showcase

Graduate researcher Suzanne van Zuijlen, working with Dr Paul Young and colleagues, presented a poster on her project to advance knowledge of air quality risks in a changing climate. Suzanne is working on her PhD research within the Centre for Global Eco-Innovation at Lancaster University, with support from JBA Trust as part of our work […]

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Vulnerability of bridges to scour: insights from an international expert elicitation workshop

Vulnerability of bridges to scour: insights from an international expert elicitation workshop

A research paper published in the journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences reports on the vulnerability of bridges to scour and the scientific uncertainties involved in estimating the probability of bridges failing as a result.

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Work experience in the water and environmental sector

Work experience in the water and environmental sector

Blog: Kieran Murnane recently joined the JBA Trust for a week to find out more about working in the water and environment sector. He talks about his experience of physical models of rivers and coasts, visiting research catchments and using flood modelling software.

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University students learn how to use physical models to explain flood risk

University students learn how to use physical models to explain flood risk

The rain didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of staff and students from the University of Leeds who attended a training day at JBA to learn how to use the Trust’s physical models.

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