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Increasing resilience to Natural Hazards in China

Some of you will be aware of a current NERC funding opportunity in the above area, based on risk reduction and resilience building for earthquakes and consequent hazards in China. ...

ReCoVER Feasibility Funding Call Open

ReCoVER is an EPSRC funded network that aims to encourage research into novel mathematical tools and applications for understanding, predicting and managing the effects of environmental change,...

CREDIBLE Summer School: Risk and uncertainty in natural hazards, 20 - 24 July 2015, Bristol, UK

CREDIBLE Summer School: Risk and uncertainty in natural hazards 20 - 24 July 2015, Bristol, UK This popular annual summer school will provide advanced training in risk and uncertainty...

On the use of proxy measures for events in the pre-digital era, or 'How hard can it be to fit a straight line', by Ian Main and Richard Chandler.

PURE Research Blog. Natural hazard estimation often relies on the collection and use of data that may have been obtained from proxies, or from analogue instruments which lack the...

The PURE Network is supporting a problem at the 107th European Study Group with Industry

PURE Network is delighted to announce its support for the 107th European Study Group with Industry. The problem will be presented by Weather Logistics Lts,  http://www.weatherlogistics....

Maths for LWEC EPSRC networks

We are pleased to publish announcements of four new networks that have been funded in response to last year's EPSRC Maths for LWEC call. Past Earth Network The Past Earth Network is a...

Forthcoming event: Wildfire research and its impact on Policy, Planning and Operations: The Swinley Forest fire

Wildfire research and its impact on Policy, Planning and Operations: The Swinley Forest fire University of Greenwich, SE10 9LS 10th April 2015 Registration 0830, start...

Book launch: Revolutionize business with the power of Big Data

  Dr Patrick McSharry, University of Oxford, has co-authored a book called "Big Data Revolution".  The aim is to inspire business and government leaders to start using big data...

International expert meeting on bridge scour

An international meeting on bridge scour is taking place in London on 16-17 February 2015. The meeting will bring together experts from around the world with different perspectives and...

Call for evidence: Shaping NERC’s Priorities

In 2015 NERC expects to participate in a spending review that sets budgets for government departments, and ultimately Research Councils, for 2016-20.  NERC is therefore calling for...

PURE Research Blog: Emulation for volcanic ash dispersion by Dr Natalie Harvey, Reading

Emulation for volcanic ash dispersion, Dr Natalie Harvey   Volcanic ash is a significant hazard to aircraft. If ash is ingested into the aircraft engines it...

CliMathNet Newsletter - 29th January 2015

In this Newsletter: Maths for LWEC EPSRC networks  |  Past Earth Network  |  SECURE Network  |  Maths Foresees Network |  RECoVER Network ...

Lloyds of London publish reports on emerging risks for the Natural Environment

Lloyd's of London has published a series of reports on emerging risks for the Natural Environment.  The risks include:    Catastrophe Modelling and...

Web technologies for environmental Big Data

NERC PURE RACER consortium discusses  Web technologies for environmental Big Data By  Claudia Vitolo a ,  Yehia Elkhatib b ,  ...

DECISIONS BASED ON EVIDENCE

In his latest blog Lloyd’s Head of Exposure Management and Reinsurance, Trevor Maynard, focuses on the key findings of a new report from the Royal Society, Resilience to extreme weather.  ...

Italian seismologists cleared of manslaughter

“We don’t want to have to be worried about the possibility of being prosecuted if we give advice on earthquakes,” says seismologist Ian Main, one of the  NERC PURE's consortia...

PURE Associate Case Studies

In 2013/14, the Natural Environment Research Council funded  20 PURE Associate projects through the PURE Network. It is vital that the knowledge and expertise arising from science is...

Opportunity for companies: present a problem at the 2015 European Study Group, 23-27th March in Manchester.

Opportunity for companies: present a problem at the 2015 European Study Group, 23-27th March in Manchester. The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) wishes to support an...

Aftershock App:Where Science Meets Humanitarian Aid : NERC PURE Associate project

A partnership between a world-renowned seismologist and a veteran aid worker has given birth to a NERC PURE Associate innovative project to allow disaster response organizations, for the first...

New free SAFE Toolbox for Global Sensitivity Analysis

Francesca Pianosi, Fanny Sarrazin and Thorsten Wagener (CREDIBLE, University of Bristol) have developed the SAFE Toolbox, which provides a set of functions to perform Global...
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New free SAFE Toolbox for Global Sensitivity Analysis

Francesca Pianosi, Fanny Sarrazin and Thorsten Wagener (CREDIBLE, University of...

Call for evidence: Shaping NERC’s Priorities

In 2015 NERC expects to participate in a spending review that sets budgets for government...

NERC PURE Associate projects are happening now!

The PURE Network is delighted to announce that all of the 20 PURE Associate projects...