CCRM news

News from Professor Mark Macklin

Oct 10, 2017

Mark has recently had a paper published in the highly prestigious journal Water Resources Research: Reducing uncertainty with flood frequency analysis: the contribution of palaeo- and historical flood information. Together with his Australian colleagues, he examined rivers in subtropical Australia to reconstruct past flood events and this enables us to place current flooding into its…

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CCRM awarded ONR contract for the second time

May 9, 2017

  CCRM has been asked to provide climate change support to ONR’s (Office for Nuclear Regulation) natural hazards expert panel for a further three years. Stephan Harrison will lead the work, and will be the principal point of contact, with support from Professors Mark Macklin, David Smith, Richard Washington and Matt Wilson, all of whom bring…

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Stephan Harrison’s research featured in Science

Mar 13, 2017

Stephan Harrison’s research in Chile features in this month’s Science  journal.  The collaborative project to investigate the threat posed by glacial lake outburst floods caught the eye of journalist Jane Palmer, who joined the team last month in the remote Chileno Valley.  She was immediately struck by the utter devastation which can be caused by such floods.   You can…

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Patagonian glacier research

Jan 13, 2017

CCRM’s founder, Dr Stephan Harrison, is shortly off to Chile for his 15th research trip on Patagonian glaciers. Together with colleagues from the Universities of Aberystwyth (UK) and Austral (Chile) Stephan has received NERC and RCUK funding to carry out the first assessments of potentially hazardous glacial lakes. This is part of an ongoing research…

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Matt Wilson awarded

Dec 13, 2016

Congratulations to Matt Wilson who has been awarded a Professorship at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. Matt has worked as an Associate of CCRM for over 10 years, and will continue to produce flood risk models and analysis for CCRM projects. He takes up his new position as Professor of Spatial Information…

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CCRM at Clima East

CCRM in Georgia and Azerbaijan

Nov 20, 2016

CCRM Associates Mike Harrison and Matt Wilson have been key partners on an exciting project to assist in using modelling tools for climate change vulnerability and impact assessment in Georgia and Azerbaijan. The project was part of the Clima East partnership offering support for climate change mitigation and adaptation in Eastern Neighbourhood countries and Russia.…

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