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Meteorology of Tropical West Africa: The Forecasters’ Handbook was coordinated by the University of Leeds in collaboration with international researchers and meteorological agencies to help the region’s weather forecasters. It results from the African Monsoon Multidisciplinary Analysis (AMMA), the biggest research programme into African weather and climate ever conducted. Handbook editor and coordinator, Professor Douglas Parker a meteorologist…
Julia Martin-Ortega has recently been awarded an Impact Acceleration Account fund from ESRC for the project entitled Economic benefits of peatland restoration: making the numbers count for policy. The project, worth £15,000, involves Julia and researchers from The James Hutton Institute (Anja Byg), Scotland’s Rural College (Klaus Glenk) and Scottish Natural Heritage. Please find below a…
C-CUS:  Climate, Costs and Urban Sanitation (Dec-2016 – Dec-2019).  Principal Investigator (PI):  Prof B. Evans (School of Civil Engineering); Co-Investigators (Co-Is):   Dr M. A. Camargo-Valero and Dr G. Locatelli (School of Civil Engineering). Funder: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (£700k). Microbial pollution in water sources under extreme weather conditions: modelling sediment-pathogen interactions (2017). PI: Dr I Douterelo (University of Sheffield); Co-Is: Dr M. A. Camargo-Valero, Dr C. Berretta and…