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New paper: Geomorphological effectiveness of floods to rework gravel bars: insight from hyperscale topography and hydraulic modelling

New paper: Geomorphological effectiveness of floods to rework gravel bars: insight from hyperscale topography and hydraulic modelling

A new paper by Reid et al., supported by the JBA Trust, explores how a 2D flow model can be useful in understanding the evolution of bars in a high energy gravel-bed river.

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River flumes engage and inspire at Peterborough STEM Festival

River flumes engage and inspire at Peterborough STEM Festival

Two of our hydraulic river flumes were in action at the Peterborough STEM Festival on 13 October as part of a range of fun hands-on activities to celebrate and experience the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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Can the past be a reliable guide to the future?

Can the past be a reliable guide to the future?

Many important decisions about planning for flooding rely on statistical assessments of risk. This one-day workshop enabled communication and discussion between academics and practitioners on the technical, practical, scientific and risk management implications of applying non-stationary statistical models to flood event data

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Keith Beven FRS discusses recent developments in natural flood risk management

Keith Beven FRS discusses recent developments in natural flood risk management

Our Trustee Keith Beven FRS is giving the President’s Address at the British Hydrological Society National Symposium on Wednesday 12 September, 2018. Here, Professor Beven discusses recent developments in flood risk management

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Sharing ideas on how to communicate flood risk

Sharing ideas on how to communicate flood risk

On 5 September 2018, we hosted a ‘Demonstration Day’ to raise awareness of how physical models and visualisation tools can support outreach and educational activities to communicate flood risk concepts

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iCaptureFlood table enables real-time flood model updates by community

iCaptureFlood table enables real-time flood model updates by community

The iCaptureFlood table allows the views and knowledge of people who know most about a place to be captured digitally and fed into improved models of flood risk almost immediately.

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New research shows climate change increased UK flood risk

New research shows climate change increased UK flood risk

New research shows past greenhouse gas emissions are likely to have increased the chance of the flooding in winter 2013/2014 in many parts of Great Britain.

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Summer internship researching natural flood management

Summer internship researching natural flood management

Blog: Emily writes about her experience of researching natural flood management during her summer internship with JBA Trust.

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Careers in Flood Resilience

Careers in Flood Resilience

The wave tank was in action at the ‘Careers in Flood Resilience’ event at St Joseph’s Academy helping to showcase flood risk management in the North East of England and to promote associated career opportunities.

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Engineering for the Future

Engineering for the Future

On 23 June 2018 we are supporting an ‘Engineering for the Future’ event in Peterborough. The event is open to all ages and will be an interactive, informative and fun engineering extravaganza!

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