Extreme weather events may be becoming more frequent, but at least we’re getting better at forecasting them. Professor Hannah Cloke contributes to a round-up of some good news stories about…Read More >
Linda Speight co-authors a new piece for The Conversation on recent research which means that a step-change in flash flood forecasting is now possible.
Soil Biogeochemistry Group Seminar The effect of a flooding event on the mobility of potentially toxic elements from the Loddon floodplain Jess Ponting
Reading hydrologist Professor Hannah Cloke writes for The Conversation on why floods are such difficult beasts to pin down, despite the efforts of the brightest scientists and supercomputers.
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Flood forecasting must integrate work on the ground with disaster managers, humanitarians and scientists on a global scale if we are to save more lives and limit destruction from floods,…Read More >
From securing African farmers’ futures to building the confidence of Reading mums who’ve been out of the job market for a while, 12 research projects making a real-world impact have…Read More >
Flooding expert Professor Hannah Cloke puts the recent heavy rain across the UK in context and gives her top tips for future flood preparedness in a new post for The…Read More >
Scientists at the University of Reading are working with the UK government and aid agencies to provide the latest flood forecasting information for Mozambique. The University’s FATHUM (Forecasts for Anticipatory…Read More >
A day before Cyclone Idai hit the coast of Mozambique last month, humanitarian aid – clean water, blankets, emergency shelter – had already been put in place. Dr Liz Stephens…Read More >