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  • project . 2011 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/I031170/1
    Funder Contribution: 536,960 GBP
    Partners: University of London, Adobe Systems Incorporated, Autodesk Inc, BBC, University of Toronto, Harvard University

    Current computer graphics techniques allow us to render almost any object at near photo-realistic quality. However, the standard approach necessitates that the user painstakingly specifies all aspects of the geometric and material properties of the object. This is time-...

  • project . 2011 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/H021868/1
    Funder Contribution: 569,600 GBP
    Partners: Academy of Science of the Czech Republic, UWO, UW, Durham University, Opole University

    The Cretaceous, 146-66 million years ago, experienced high levels of atmospheric CO2, and the warmest climates and highest global sea-levels in the last 300 Ma. On several occasions, the oceans became abruptly depleted in oxygen, so-called oceanic anoxic events (OAEs), ...

  • project . 2011 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/I006672/1
    Funder Contribution: 807,791 GBP
    Partners: University of Reading, Met Office, University of Michigan–Flint, EnviroSim (Canada), CSIRO

    PAGODA will focus on the global dimensions of changes in the water cycle in the atmosphere, land, and oceans. The overarching aim is to increase confidence in projections of the changing water cycle on global-to-regional scales through a process-based detection, attribu...

  • project . 2011 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/I005978/2
    Funder Contribution: 278,079 GBP
    Partners: University of London, AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY, University of St Andrews, Nanjing Institute of Geology & Palaeonto, University of Exeter, McGill University, NERC British Geological Survey, University of Birmingham

    The Earth is a truly remarkable planet. In addition to the physical processes driving plate tectonics, climate and ocean-atmospheric exchange, it supports an extraordinary diversity of living organisms, from microbes to mammals and everything in between. Such wasn't alw...

  • project . 2011 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/H01988X/1
    Funder Contribution: 392,706 GBP
    Partners: OSU, UD, NOC, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA, SAMS, DFO, University of Oxford, NPS

    The Canadian Arctic Archipelago (defined here to include Nares Strait which borders Greenland) is a key gateway that links the Arctic Ocean to the Atlantic. Changes in the flux of freshened seawater and ice through its channels have the potential to significantly affect...

  • project . 2011 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/I009906/1
    Funder Contribution: 625,765 GBP
    Partners: Willis Limited, AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY, University of Ottawa, UKCIP, EA, University of Southampton

    The vulnerability of extensive near-coastal habitation, infrastructure, and trade makes global sea-level rise a major global concern for society. The UK coastline, for example, has ~£150 billion of assets at risk from coastal flooding, of which with £75 bill...

  • project . 2011 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: NE/I012915/1
    Funder Contribution: 401,388 GBP
    Partners: University of Victoria, University of Turku, University of Quebec, LANDCARE RESEARCH, GTK, University of Hawaiʻi Sea Grant, Lehigh University, University of Exeter

    Future climate change is one of the most challenging issues facing humankind and an enormous research effort is directed at attempting to construct realistic projections of 21st century climate based on underlying assumptions about greenhouse gas emissions. Climate mode...

  • project . 2011 - 2015
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/J003247/1
    Funder Contribution: 359,554 GBP
    Partners: University of Bath, Maplesoft

    Connectedness, as in "can we get there from here", is a fundamental concept, both in actual space and in various abstract spaces. Consider a long ladder in a right-angled corridor: can it get round the corner? Calling it a corridor implies that it is connected...

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