African wetlands and climate

Posted on 1st July 2015

Dr Simon Dadson at the School of Geography and the Environment, has led a team of researchers from Oxford University, the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, the Met Office and the University of Cape Town in a project to investigate the role of African wetlands in the climate system.

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Oxford University water research at the 2015 European Geosciences Union General Assembly

Posted on 28th April 2015

There was a great turnout for the School of Geography and the Environment at the annual European Geosciences Union (EGU) General Assembly, where eight students and staff presented their latest water and climate related research findings.

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Climate extremes: moving from physics to solutions

Posted on 2nd April 2015

Professor Paul Whitehead joined over 35 scientists in the Swiss mountains to discuss how to assess and adapt to extreme climate events. He presented recently published research on modelling the impact of future climate and socio-economic change on the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Meghna river systems in India and Bangladesh.

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Managing phosphorus water pollution in an uncertain future

Posted on 30th July 2013

An Oxford-led study suggests that multiple strategies may be needed to manage phosphorus in rivers. Sources of phosphorus pollution vary depending on future changes in rainfall and runoff under different scenarios of climate, land use and water resource management.

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