Natural Flood Risk Management Course

NERC Advanced training short course: Natural Flood Risk Management

The course, designed for PhD students, postdocs, MSc students and other early career researchers, is taught by experts in flood risk management and modelling from JBA Consulting and Lancaster University.

The course covers:

• An introduction to NFRM practice

• Field experimental evidence and ways of measuring and quantifying hydrological change

• The national WwNP Evidence Base and mapping NFRM opportunity; Modelling the distributed impact of NFRM interventions using open-source programmes

• A risk-based approach to modelling NFRM benefits, including extreme events

• How to estimate and reduce uncertainties in modelling

• Multiple benefits of NFRM, including economics

• The course combines field measurements with hands-on model exercises and other participatory activities; no prior knowledge of modelling is assumed

Dates: 19th to 23rd November 2018

Venue: Hotel in English Lake District

Attendee places: 20

The course is free to successful applicants (including accommodation & a travel subsidy). If you would like further details and/or an application form, please write to Dr Nick A Chappell via n.chappell@lancaster.ac.uk 

Closing date for applications is 28 Sep 2018. 

Please click the following hypertext to download the NFRM2018 flyer

To see a full list of NERC short courses, click here

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