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New research improves forecast flood maps using earth observation data

New research improves forecast flood maps using earth observation data

In August 2022, devastating, widespread flooding in Pakistan displaced 33 million people and highlighted the importance of earth observation (EO) data for observing flood extent. New research enables a quantitative, location specific measure of flood map accuracy to help improve flood forecasts.

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Learning about coastal flood risk management and careers

Learning about coastal flood risk management and careers

We delivered a full day of careers and coastal risk management sessions to over 200 Year 9 Geography students at St Ambrose Barlow RC High School in Salford on Thursday 1st December.

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Augmented reality sandbox at Kendal Mountain Festival

Augmented reality sandbox at Kendal Mountain Festival

Our augmented reality sandbox was in action at Kendal Mountain Festival 2022.

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Highlighting careers in flood risk management

Highlighting careers in flood risk management

On Wednesday 19th October, we attended the Ermysted’s Grammar School careers fair in Skipton to highlight career pathways in the flood risk management and environmental sector.

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Blog: Climate change and community engagement at Manchester Science Festival

Blog: Climate change and community engagement at Manchester Science Festival

Climate change, flood risk and the augmented reality sandbox. Aimee Pilling shares her experience of volunteering with JBA Trust at Manchester Science Festival.

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Reflections on the summer weather: What does our weather station data tell us?

Reflections on the summer weather: What does our weather station data tell us?

In this seasonal summary of our weather station data we consider the weather events during Summer 2022, including an insight in to the two heat waves that occurred in June and August.

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Congratulations to our Scholarship recipients!

Congratulations to our Scholarship recipients!

We’re delighted to announce that we have awarded two scholarships to study Flood and Coastal Risk Management at Lancaster University.

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Celebrating our 10th Anniversary!

Celebrating our 10th Anniversary!

During our 10th year anniversary events, we reflected on what we’ve learnt and asked for views on what we should prioritise.  Here we share a summary of the feedback we received and how it will shape our plans for the future.

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Supporting engagement activities at the Science Museum

Supporting engagement activities at the Science Museum

Our augmented reality sandbox provided an interactive activity for visitors to the Environment Agency ‘Science on a Sphere’ exhibition at the Science Museum in London.

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Exploring careers in civil engineering

Exploring careers in civil engineering

Pupils at Tadcaster Grammar School explored careers and pathways in to civil engineering at their school careers fair on Monday 18th July.

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