project . 2021 - 2025 . On going

The Dynamic Drivers of Flood Risk (DRIFT)

UK Research and Innovation
  • Funder: UK Research and InnovationProject code: MR/V022008/1
  • Funded under: UKRI Funder Contribution: 877,613 GBP
  • Status: On going
  • Start Date
    30 Sep 2021
    End Date
    29 Sep 2025
Description
The cost of floods averages more than £2 billion annually in the UK and is feared to keep rising as the climate changes. However, there are critical gaps in our understanding of what drives flood nonstationarity, affecting stakeholders' ability to make planning decisions about appropriate levels of flood risk management, land use, or infrastructure required to protect populations. This project - the Dynamic Drivers of Flood Risk (DRIFT) - has been designed to address crucial challenges in understanding past and future changes in flood properties to improve decision-making support. The overarching aim is to develop a unified understanding of flood nonstatio...
Description
The cost of floods averages more than £2 billion annually in the UK and is feared to keep rising as the climate changes. However, there are critical gaps in our understanding of what drives flood nonstationarity, affecting stakeholders' ability to make planning decisions about appropriate levels of flood risk management, land use, or infrastructure required to protect populations. This project - the Dynamic Drivers of Flood Risk (DRIFT) - has been designed to address crucial challenges in understanding past and future changes in flood properties to improve decision-making support. The overarching aim is to develop a unified understanding of flood nonstatio...
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