Catchment Management

Reducing flood risk by working with nature: PhD research being put into practice to help plan catchment flood mitigation strategies

Reducing flood risk by working with nature: PhD research being put into practice to help plan catchment flood mitigation strategies

PhD researcher Peter Metcalfe, based at Lancaster University’s Environment Centre (LEC), has been working on new methods to predict the impacts of “natural” measures to mitigate flood risk.

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Working with natural processes to reduce flood risk

Working with natural processes to reduce flood risk

New interactive map catalogues UK schemes that use natural processes in flood management and highlights the need to evaluate the effectiveness of these projects.

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Catchment modelling tools published on CRAN

Catchment modelling tools published on CRAN

Peter Metcalfe, a PhD student at Lancaster University, has published the initial outputs of his work with JBA Trust.

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Catchment change and multi-objective flood risk management

Catchment change and multi-objective flood risk management

The JBA Trust has contributed to a case study on multi-objective flood management based at the National Trust’s Holnicote Estate in Somerset.

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Strategies for resilient and sustainable integrated catchment management

Strategies for resilient and sustainable integrated catchment management

The JBA Trust is co-funding a PhD studentship with the Lancaster Environment Centre to research intermediate complexity models for catchment scale analysis of natural and engineered systems in river catchments.

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