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Dr Megan Klaar

Associate Professor
Areas of expertise
natural flood management; hydroecology; extreme hydrological events; water resource management; ecology-hydrology-geomorphology linkages
Garstang 10.32
Faculty of Environment
School of Geography
water@leeds Natural Flood Management group

Research Interests

  • The use of instream Natural Flood Management (NFM) interventions to reduce flood risk, including the use of environmental tracers to monitor the effectiveness of NFM techniques
  • The role of instream wood in the creation of hydraulic and geomorphic development and promotion of biogeochemical hotspots in improving river and ground water quality
  • The use of hydroecological evidence to improve water resource management policies
  • The influence of extreme hydrological events on geomorphology and ecology, including community and landform resilience and recovery