Scientists at Lancaster, Virginia and Oxford universities have produced a web-based tool that allows anyone living in the UK to calculate their own ‘nitrogen footprint’.
Dr. Dustin Garrick (School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford Martin School), co-edited a special issue of Ecological Economics on transaction costs and environmental policy, featuring papers on water, carbon, biodiversity and land use issues. Three papers examine water allocation reforms and deliver insights about institutional responses to water allocation tradeoffs.
The conference ‘Changing extremes in hydrology’ was held at Exeter College in Oxford on 15 April 2013, and examined the characteristics and impacts of the extreme hydrological conditions experienced in the UK during 2012.
The School of Geography and the Environment is seeking to appoint a Postdoctoral Researcher to undertake the modelling of water quantity and quality and the development of future scenarios in a multidisciplinary project as part of the NERC funded ESPA Deltas Project (Assessing Health, Livelihoods, Ecosystem Services and Poverty Alleviation in Populous Deltas).
The School of Geography and the Environment is seeking to appoint a Departmental Lecturer and MSc Course Director. You will be required to manage and deliver the MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management in conjunction with the programme’s Academic Director and the Director of the International Graduate School.