Rivers and Coasts

Flood Inundation Mapping with Data Assimilation

Flood Inundation Mapping with Data Assimilation

MSc project poster – Zhiqi Hu investigated if observations of floods from satellite images can help us improve the accuracy of forecast flood maps.

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

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

A new study shows how the topographic and sediment data collected using terrestrial lidar surveys can be used to provide boundary conditions in a range of widely accessible flow models and could help add further insight to the hydromorpological analysis of a river reach.

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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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Risk based analysis of small scale, distributed, nature-based flood risk management measures deployed on river networks

Risk based analysis of small scale, distributed, nature-based flood risk management measures deployed on river networks

The environmental community team up with mathematicians to tackle the challenge of understanding the risks associated with nature-based flood risk management measures deployed on river networks.

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Improving Flood Estimates in Small Island Developing States

Improving Flood Estimates in Small Island Developing States

A summary of the research carried out Leanne Archer during her Masters by Research (MScR) at the University of Bristol and presented at the 2018 European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU).

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Partnerships in Working with Natural Processes schemes in the UK: Identifying factors that impact and shape success

Partnerships in Working with Natural Processes schemes in the UK: Identifying factors that impact and shape success

A summary of the research carried out by Jenny Broomby for her MSc in Sustainability and Consultancy at the University of Leeds.

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Integrating ecosystem services into decision making for implementing natural flood management

Integrating ecosystem services into decision making for implementing natural flood management

MSc project poster – a summary of the research carried out by Gary Chan for his MSc in Sustainability and Consultancy at the University of Leeds.

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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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Review of the responses to flooding in Cumbria following Storm Desmond, December 2015

Review of the responses to flooding in Cumbria following Storm Desmond, December 2015

Working in partnership with the Zurich Insurance Group we have released a report detailing first hand experiences of flooding in Cumbria following Storm Desmond in December 2015.

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Bridge scour: Fragility and risk analysis

Bridge scour: Fragility and risk analysis

Professor Rob Lamb, Director of JBA Trust, provides an update on our collaborative research with the Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium (ITRC) team at Oxford University.

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