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Hydrology (flood risk) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  Flood mitigation schemes in rural communities in the south west of England
  Dr K Clarke, Dr A P Dykes, Dr M Ibsen
Applications accepted all year round

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There have been several severe flood events in southwest England in recent years, including Boscastle in 2004, Dawlish in 2014 and Coverack in 2014 and July 2017.
  KESS2 Scholarship: Investigating the potential of forested lands for natural flood management in Wales.
  Dr S Patil
Application Deadline: 27 January 2020

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Natural Flood Management (NFM) utilises natural processes within the landscape to reduce flood risk and is increasingly being viewed as a sustainable, cost effective, and complementary addition to flood defence infrastructure.
  Modelling the impact of sediment transport on flooding in the Kathmandu Basin, Nepal
  Dr H Sinclair, Dr M Creed, Prof S Mudd, Dr M Attal
Application Deadline: 27 January 2020

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This project investigates how sediment transport can affect river morphology, flooding and flood prediction in the Kathmandu basin.
  SCENARIO - Enhancing forecasting flood inundation mapping through data assimilation
  Research Group: SCENARIO NERC DTP
  Prof S L Dance, Dr D Mason
Application Deadline: 24 January 2020

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Flooding is major risk for lives and livelihoods around the world. In Europe alone, the annual cost due to flood damage is expected to rise to 100 billion EUR by the year 2080, due to a combination of climate change and socio-economic growth.
  Rewilding and Natural Flood Management
  Research Group: Earth Surface Science
  Dr G Harvey, Dr A Henshaw, Dr S Clarke
Applications accepted all year round

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Over the last decade, the UK has experienced some of the most significant and extreme flood events of the last 100 years, and predicted changes in precipitation are expected to increase the frequency and costs of flooding.
  ONE Planet - The effectiveness, science and transferability of large-scale natural drought management (NDM) in India. (OP20304)
  Dr P Quinn
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Over the last 35 years, a team of traditional water engineers has successfully revived seven river basins, replenished 2.5 million wells, and provided thousands of people with reliable access to water in the Alwar region of Rajasthan.
  Improved forecasting of pollutant flux, erosion and flood deposits across river catchments using satellite and UAV techniques - part of the SENSE Centre for Doctoral Training
  Dr P Kay, Prof DM Hodgson
Application Deadline: 19 January 2020

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Particulates carried through river catchments are a pollutant in their own right, but are also associated with the transport of other contaminants (e.g.
  QUADRAT DTP: PALLADIA: ParAíba do suL deLtA seDImentary dynAmics
  Dr R Flood, Dr C North
Application Deadline: 22 January 2020

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Approximately half a billion people live on or near deltas, often in megacities with deltas understood as sensitive environments under pressure.
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