CCRM news

Chamoli disaster caused by massive avalanche

Oct 4, 2021

Stephan Harrison joined forces with other high mountain experts to publish this important paper on catastrophic glacier hazards in the Himalayas.  The Himalaya region is increasingly being affected by these events. You can read the paper here

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Matt Wilson’s latest paper in Remote Sensing

Oct 4, 2021
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Dave Stainforth publishes in Nature Communications

Sep 16, 2020

Dave’s recent paper addresses new priorities in climate economics and the pursuit of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  You can read the paper here Almost all the United Nations 17 SDGs will be affected by climate change, although only one specifically addresses this issue.  Dave argues for a massive change of focus to achieve the necessary…

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Addressing the uncertainty in climate models in Southern Africa

Oct 18, 2019

Richard Washington’s latest paper addresses the uncertainty in climate models by looking at model biases in projecting significant drought periods in Southern Africa.  Published in the Journal of Climate, a journal of the American Meteorological Society, this will be an important paper for climate adaptation planners in the region.

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CCRM Director Stephan Harrison awarded personal chair

Oct 8, 2019

In recognition of a long and internationally respected career in climate science, Stephan Harrison has been awarded a personal chair by the University of Exeter.  Stephan is now Professor of Climate and Environmental Science and continues his work on climate change in high mountain systems, as well as advising governments, NGOs and businesses around the…

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Professor Jasper Knight elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa

Oct 7, 2019

CCRM associate Jasper Knight has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of South Africa.  This presigious award is recognition of Jasper’s long-term, international research record. The Society was founded in 1908 and aims to further all branches of science in South Africa. Fellows and Members must occupy senior positions in universities, research…

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New position for Dr Jo Wood

Sep 16, 2019

Jo Wood is now a post-doctoral research fellow at the University of Exeter, working on the assessment of glacial lakes and hazards in Peru.  This is a NERC-funded project on the effect of climate change on glacier hazards and will help policy makers understand the impacts of climate change in the Peruvian Andes.  This a…

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Dr Stephan Harrison invited to speak at prestigious St Petersburg International Economic Forum

Jun 22, 2018

CCRM Director Stephan Harrison delivered a keynote speech on climate change impacts at a multi-national panel session on the economic implications of global climate change.  Stephan was invited to speak at the conference by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and joined thousands of participants, including representatives from business communities, heads of international organizations, public…

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Prestigious grant awarded to Professor Jasper Knight

Nov 21, 2017

Jasper Knight has recently received a joint bilateral grant from IRG – NRF/São Paulo State Foundation (FAPESP) of Brazil Joint Science and Technology Research Collaboration,  for a two year project on valuing and protecting geoheritage.  Geoheritage sites are areas where important geological structures exist, which are coming under increasing threat from a number of areas…

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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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