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Building Knowledge for a Changing Climate (BKCC)

by Claire Walsh last modified 2006-09-28 14:49

The initiative “Building Knowledge for a Changing Climate” (BKCC) is a partnership between EPSRC and UKCIP. It was designed to improve understanding of the multidisciplinary research challenges raised by the necessity to adapt UK buildings and infrastructure to changing climate patterns.

BKCC comprises a number of projects:

ASCCUE: Adaptation Strategies for Climate Change in the Urban Environment.

AUDACIOUS: Adaptable Urban Drainage - Addressing Change in Intensity, Occurrence and Uncertainty of Stormwater.

BESEECH: Economic and Social Information for Examining the Effects of Climate Change.

BETWIXT: Construction of climate scenarios for the built environment, transport and utilities.

BIONICS: Biological and Engineering Impacts of Climate Change on Slopes.

CRANIUM: Climate change Risk Assessment: New Impact and Uncertainty Methods.

Engineering Historic Futures (EHF): Adaptation of Historic Environments to Moisture-Related Climate Change.

GENESIS: Climate Change Impacts assessment on the Electricity Supply Industry and Utilities.

Impact of Climate Change on UK Air Transport.



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