Flooding

Emergence of an ephemeral chalk stream in 2014 at Assendon, Oxfordshire

Emergence of an ephemeral chalk stream in 2014 at Assendon, Oxfordshire

JBA Trust monitored and documented the rare emergence and flow of the Assendon Stream in 2014 to provide a resource for researchers and practitioners interested in understanding more about this type of groundwater flooding event.

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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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Improving statistical models of large scale flood events

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Human influence on climate in the 2014 Southern England winter floods and their impacts

Human influence on climate in the 2014 Southern England winter floods and their impacts

New research published in the journal Nature Climate Change concludes that climate change has made winter flood events in the UK more likely.

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National analysis of rapid rates of rise (“flash floods”) in gauged river flows

National analysis of rapid rates of rise (“flash floods”) in gauged river flows

As part of our support for the Flooding From Intense Rainfall research programme, we have been working on identifying exceptional “rapid-rise” events, a type of flash flooding, in gauged river flow records throughout Great Britain.

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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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Presentation: National analysis of bridge scour failure risks

Presentation: National analysis of bridge scour failure risks

Professor Rob Lamb, Director of JBA Trust, gave a presentation on our collaborative research at the ITRC’s meeting…

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CIWEM and JBA Trust award Outstanding Paper accolade to USA study on monetary damages from flooding

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Publication: Flash floods from intense rainfall

Publication: Flash floods from intense rainfall

David Archer, supported by JBA Trust, and Hayley Fowler of Newcastle University publish a paper about chronologies of historical flash floods

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Scholarships for Flood and Coastal Risk Management 2015/16

Scholarships for Flood and Coastal Risk Management 2015/16

JBA Trust is fully funding tuition fees for places on Lancaster University’s postgraduate courses in Flood and Coastal Risk Management.

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