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Hydrology (natural) PhD Projects, Programs & Scholarships

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  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.
  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.
  ONE Planet DTP - Will fish cope with climate change? A conjunctive use approach for regulating stream temperature to maximise natural habitat survival rate during heatwaves. (OP202020)
  Dr C Walsh
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Heatwaves are becoming more frequent in areas where they are least expected. Recently, a major heatwave in South East England resulted in the death of nearly 6000 fish.
  Fully-funded PhD positions in several natural sciences & engineering disciplines

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Join an internationally renowned scientific community with the Hector FellowPhD program. PhD students benefit not only from the experience of the program, but also from the network of Hector Fellows.
  QUADRAT: Multidisciplinary Quantification Ecosystem Services to Streams, Provided by Formerly Afforested Blanket Bog.
  Dr R Flynn, Dr V Louca
Application Deadline: 22 January 2020

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Extensive areas of upland blanket peat have been developed for commercial coniferous forestry over the past 70 years. The modification of these areas has resulted in extensive changes to the bogs that host them and the ecosystem services they provide.
  Can we develop tools for securing Lawtonian landscape resilience?
  Dr R Corstanje, Prof J Harris
Application Deadline: 27 January 2020

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Lawton (2010) reviewed England’s biodiversity and ecological networks and concluded that biodiversity sites did not comprise a coherent and resilient ecological network, in the face of a changing climate and threats to biodiversity.
  ONE Planet DTP - Urban subsurface change driven by storm water management (OP20259)
  Dr B Thomas
Application Deadline: 31 January 2020

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Alterations in urban hydrology impact changes in the source, timing and rate of flow in a watershed, and can have a large influence on water flow and storage in the system.
  QUADRAT DTP: Assessing the restoration of UK Carbon sinks using geophysics and microbiology
  Dr R Doherty, Dr J C Comte
Application Deadline: 22 January 2020

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Occupying just 3% of the Earth’s land surface, peatlands are our largest carbon store on land. Worldwide they store 550 gigatonnes of carbon, representing 42% of all soil carbon and exceeds the carbon stored in all other vegetation types, including the world’s forests.
  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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