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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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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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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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Two-dimensional flow modelling for river bar analysis

Two-dimensional flow modelling for river bar analysis

JBA Trust is working with Richard Williams from Aberystwyth University to apply rapid two-dimensional hydrodynamic modelling to analyse river bar reworking

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Scouting day raises flood awareness in Rochdale

Scouting day raises flood awareness in Rochdale

Cubs, Scouts and Explorers from across the Rochdale borough have taken part in a day of flood awareness activities, supported by the JBA Trust.

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Scholarships for Flood and Coastal Risk Management

Scholarships for Flood and Coastal Risk Management

JBA Trust awards two scholarships for postgraduate training in flood and coastal risk management at Lancaster University.

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Flood Awareness Roadshow

Flood Awareness Roadshow

The hydraulic flume raises awareness of the causes of flooding

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Hydraulic flume goes international!

Hydraulic flume goes international!

Students from the Isle of Man learn about the impact of culverts, bridges and weirs on river flow and flooding…

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