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by Claire Walsh last modified 2007-08-08 13:33

This conference reported on three years of research supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the UK Climate Impact Programme (UKCIP) investigating various aspects of the impacts of climate change on the built environment, infrastructure and utilities.

Building Knowledge for a Changing Climate: results dissemination conference

An EPSRC / UKCIP conference

University of Manchester

28th March 2007

This conference reported on three years of research supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the UK Climate Impact Programme (UKCIP) investigating various aspects of the impacts of climate change on the built environment, infrastructure and utilities. Over 120 people attended the event at the University of Manchester on the 28th March. The day comprised of presentations from both researchers and stakeholders involved in the BKCC projects as well as a poster session.

A publication has also been produced documenting the results and outcomes from each of the projects. A PDF version is available to download or if you would like a hard copy please contact claire.walsh@ncl.ac.uk.

Presentations from each of the projects can be viewed below.

A summary of questions to the speakers and subsequent discussion can be viewed HERE. In addidtion 2 audio files of the discussion sessions are available to download. Audio 1 and Audio 2.

AuthorOrganisation Presentation
Gerry MetcalfUKCIP UKCIP: reflections and prospects on BKCC
Roger SalmonsPolicy Studies Institute The BESEECH Project: Building Economic and Social information for Examining the Effects of Climate Change
Clare GoodessUniversity of East AngliaThe BETWIXT Project: Built EnvironmenT: Weather scenarios for investigation of Impacts and eXTremes 
Jim HallNewcastle University The CRANIUM Project: Climate Change Risk Assessment New Impact and Uncertainty Methods 
John HandleyUniversity of ManchesterThe ASCCUE Project: Adaptation Strategies for Climate Change in the Urban Environment
Robert ShawTCPAThe ASCCUE Project: Adaptation Strategies for Climate Change in the Urban Environment
John BlanksbySheffield University The AUDACIOUS Project: Adaptable Urban Drainage - Addressing Change and Intensity, Occurrence and Uncertainty of Stormwater 
David HansonYorkshire WaterThe AUDACIOUS Project: Adaptable Urban Drainage - Addressing Change and Intensity, Occurrence and Uncertainty of Stormwater 

Tadj Oreszczyn

UCL The ENGINEERING HISTORIC FUTURES Project: Adapting Historic Environments to Moisture Related Climate Change
Sarah StaniforthNational TrustThe ENGINEERING HISTORIC FUTURES Project: Adapting Historic Environments to Moisture Related Climate Change
Simon WatsonLoughborough University The GENESIS Project: Assessing Climate Change Impacts on the Electricity Supply Industry and Utilities 
Ching Lai Exeter University The GENESIS Project: Assessing Climate Change Impacts on the Electricity Supply Industry and Utilities 
Stephanie Glendinning Newcastle University The BIONICS Project: Biological and Engineering Impacts of Climate Change on Slopes 
Fleur Loverage Mott McDonald The BIONICS Project: Biological and Engineering Impacts of Climate Change on Slopes 
Michelle Lascelles EPSRC Round Up and Thoughts on Future Directions 

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