Weather and Climate

Enhanced surface water flood forecasts: User-led development and testing

Enhanced surface water flood forecasts: User-led development and testing

This study developed and trialled new surface water flood (SWF) forecast products in a flood incident workshop and makes recommendations for the application of future forecast information and processes.

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Achieving carbon neutral communities

Achieving carbon neutral communities

MSc project poster – Emma Brook investigated the feasibility of community scale renewable energy for the Malhamdale community in North Yorkshire.

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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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Climate change impacts on flood risk

Climate change impacts on flood risk

In this presentation Professor Rob Lamb explains how our recent research is demonstrating a plausible correlation between increased flood risk and anthropogenic climate change.

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Identifying coherent weather features in 3D

Identifying coherent weather features in 3D

The environmental community team up with mathematicians to tackle the challenge of ‘identifying coherent weather features in three dimensions’ and publish a Challenge Solutions Report.

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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

Computer model experiments allow us to investigate the influence of climate change on flood risk.

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