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A surface water flooding impact library for flood risk assessment
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Paper presenting the impact library used in the surface water flooding hazard impact model. Presented at Floodrisk 2016, Lyon. Aldridge, T., Gunawan, O., Moore, R. J., Cole, S. J. & Price, D. (2016) A surface water flooding impact library for flood risk assessment. FLOODrisk 2016, 3rd European Conference on Flood Risk Management, E3S Web of Conferences. 7, 18006, 10pp. doi: 10.1051/e3sconf/20160718006 report and publication, surface water flooding Download
A Workshop Focussing on Communication of Hazard Assessment Information; Summary of Discussions
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Summary of an National Centre for Resilience workshop which reviewed stakeholder awareness of our early warning tool - the Daily Hazard Assessment. Freeborough, K., Dashwood, C., Reeves, H., and Arnhardt, C. (2018). A Workshop Focussing on Communication of Hazard Assessment Information; Summary of Discussions. British Geological Survey Internal Report, OR/18/014. 21 pp. report and publication Download
Daily Hazard Assessment Guidance
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Guidelines for the use and interpretation of the Daily Hazard Awareness early warning advice. report and publication Download
Disaster Loss Data Management in Scotland
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A review of national and international disaster loss data management using Scotland as a case study Gunawan, O. and Aldridge, T. (2018) Disaster Loss Data Management in Scotland. Technical Report DMS/2018/01 for the Scottish National Centre for Resilience, Research Contractor: Health & Safety Executive. report and publication Download
Hazard Overview – Air Pollution
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A short, 1 page overview of air pollution. This includes a description of the hazard, potential impacts and notable previous events. air pollution, overview Download
Hazard Overview – Fog
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A short, 1 page overview of fog hazards. This includes a description of the hazard, potential impacts and notable previous events. fog, overview Download
Hazard Overview – High Winds
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A short, 1 page overview of high winds. This includes a description of the hazard, potential impacts and notable previous events. overview, wind Download
Hazard Overview – Ice
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A short, 1 page overview of ice hazards. This includes a description of the hazard, potential impacts and notable previous events. ice, overview, snow Download
Hazard Overview – Near Earth Objects
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Overview of near earth object natural hazard impacts overview, space Download
Hazard Overview – Space Objects Re-entry
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Overview of space object re-entry natural hazard impacts overview, space Download
Hazard Overview – Surface Water Flooding
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A short, 1 page overview of surface water flooding. This includes a description of the hazard, potential impacts and notable previous events. overview, surface water flooding Download
Hazard overview – Tsunami
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A short, 1 page overview of tsunamis. This includes a description of the hazard, potential impacts and notable previous events. overview, tsunami Download
Hazard Overview – Volcanic Ash
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A short, 1 page overview of volcanic ash. This includes a description of the hazard, potential impacts and notable previous events. overview, volcanic Download
Hazard Overview – Volcanic Gases
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A short, 1 page overview of volcanic gases. This includes a description of the hazard, potential impacts and notable previous events. overview, volcanic Download
Hazard Overview – Wildfire
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A short, 1 page overview of wildfires. This includes a description of the hazard, potential impacts and notable previous events. overview, wildfire Download
Infographic – Aero allergens
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An infographic for the aero-allergens / hay fever / pollen natural hazard aero allergens, infographic Download
Infographic – Air pollution
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An infographic for the air pollution natural hazard air pollution, infographic Download
Infographic – Avalanches
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An infographic for the avalanches natural hazard avalanche, infographic Download
Infographic – Coastal Flooding
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An infographic for the coastal flooding natural hazard coastal flooding, infographic Download
Infographic – Drought
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An infographic for the drought natural hazard drought, infographic Download
Infographic – Extreme temperatures
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An infographic for extreme temperature natural hazards extreme temperatures, infographic Download
Infographic – Fluvial or River Flooding
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An infographic for fluvial / river flooding natural hazards fluvial flooding, infographic Download
Infographic – Fog
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An infographic for fog natural hazard impacts fog, infographic Download
Infographic – Groundwater flooding
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An infographic for groundwater flooding natural hazard impacts groundwater flooding, infographic Download
Infographic – Hail
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An infographic for hail natural hazard impacts hail, infographic Download
Infographic – High Winds
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An infographic for high wind natural hazard impacts infographic, wind Download
Infographic – Ice
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An infographic for ice natural hazard impacts ice, infographic, snow Download
Infographic – Landslides
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An infographic for landslide natural hazard impacts infographic, landslide Download
Infographic – Lightning
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An infographic for lightning natural hazard impacts infographic, lightning Download
Infographic – Near Earth Objects & Space Objects
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An infographic for near earth object and space object natural hazard impacts infographic, space Download
Infographic – Rain
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An infographic for rain natural hazard impacts infographic, rain Download
Infographic – Seismic / Earthquake
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An infographic for seismic / earthquake natural hazards earthquake, infographic Download
Infographic – Snow
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An infographic for snow natural hazard impacts ice, infographic, snow Download
Infographic – Space Weather
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An infographic for space weather natural hazard impacts infographic, space Download
Infographic – Surface Water Flooding
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An infographic for surface water flooding natural hazard impacts infographic, surface water flooding Download
Infographic – Tsunami
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An infographic for tsunami natural hazard impacts infographic, tsunami Download
Infographic – Volcanic Ash
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An infographic for volcanic ash natural hazard impacts infographic, volcanic Download
Infographic – Volcanic Gases
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An infographic for volcanic gases natural hazard impacts infographic, volcanic Download
Infographic – Wildfire
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An infographic for wildfire natural hazard impacts infographic, wildfire Download
Learning from Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth games Surface Water Flooding Trial
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The surface water flooding hazard impact model. Review of Glasgow Commonwealth games Surface water flooding pilot study. Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (2015) D2.4: Learning from Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games SWF Trial. Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model – Phase 2 Project Note, 8pp. report and publication, surface water flooding Download
Linking G2G to JFlow Inundation Model: SWF Hazard Footprint. Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model – Phase 2 Report to the Flood Forecasting Centre
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A comparison of the centre of Ecology & Hydrology's surface runoff grids against detailed 2D hydraulic models. Warren, S., Hunter, N. and Revilla-Romero, B. (2016) Linking G2G to JFlow Inundation Model: SWF Hazard Footprint. Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model – Phase 2 Report to the Flood Forecasting Centre, Research Contractor: JBA, 72pp. report and publication, surface water flooding Download
Methodology Note of Impact Scoring: Using Newspapers as a Source of Data to Access Flood Impacts
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The surface water flooding hazard impact model. Using press articles to identify impact and consequence information in a surface water flood event. Escobar, M.P., Vinogradova, M. and Demeritt, D (2016) Using newspapers as a source of data to assess flood impacts: methodology note. Department of Geography, King’s College London. report and publication, surface water flooding Download
Natural Hazards Partnership Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model: Final report
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The surface water flooding hazard impact model. Final report Cole, S., Moore, R., Aldridge, T., Gunawan, O., Balmforth, H., Hunter, N., Mooney, J., Lee, D., Fenwick, K., Price, D. and Demeritt, D. (2016) Natural Hazards Partnership Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model: Phase 2 Final Report. report and publication, surface water flooding Download
Observing the Earth. Expert views on environmental observation for the UK
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Royal Society report providing an overview of environmental observation in the UK Sweeting, M, O'Neill, A, Remedios, J, Golding, B, Lewis, A, Srokosz, M, Bryden, H, Lamb, A, Balzter, H, Smith, G et al (2015)Observing the Earth – Expert views on environmental observation of the UK, Royal Society Report. earth observation, report and publication Download
Real-time forecasts of flood hazard and impact: some UK experiences
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Real-time forecasts of flood hazard and impact: some UK experiences. Presented at Floodrisk 2016, Lyon. Cole, S. J., Moore, R. J., Wells, S. C. & Mattingley, P. S. (2016) Real-time forecasts of flood hazard and impact: some UK experiences. FLOODrisk 2016, 3rd European Conference on Flood Risk Management, E3S Web of Conferences, 7, 18015, 11pp. doi: http://doi.org/10.1051/e3sconf/20160718015 report and publication, surface water flooding Download
Science notes – Air pollution
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Detailed science notes for air pollution. This includes a description of the hazard, the potential impacts, notable historical events and information on the UK organisations responsible for monitoring warning and responding. air pollution, science notes Download
Science notes – drought
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Detailed science notes for droughts. This includes a description of the hazard, the potential impacts, notable historical events and information on the UK organisations responsible for monitoring warning and responding. drought, science notes Download
Science Notes – Fluvial flooding
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Detailed science notes for fluvial or river flooding. This includes a description of the hazard, the potential impacts, notable historical events and information on the UK organisations responsible for monitoring warning and responding. fluvial flooding, science notes Download
Science Notes – Groundwater Flooding
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Detailed science notes for groundwater flooding. This includes a description of the hazard, the potential impacts, notable historical events and information on the UK organisations responsible for monitoring warning and responding. groundwater flooding, science notes Download
Science Notes – High Winds
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Detailed science notes for high winds. This includes a description of the hazard, the potential impacts, notable historical events and information on the UK organisations responsible for monitoring warning and responding. science notes, wind Download
Science Notes – Landslides
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Detailed science notes for landslides. This includes a description of the hazard, the potential impacts, notable historical events and information on the UK organisations responsible for monitoring warning and responding. landslide, science notes Download
Science Notes – Seismic natural hazards
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Detailed science notes for seismic hazards. This includes a description of the hazard, the potential impacts, notable historical events and information on the UK organisations responsible for monitoring warning and responding. earthquake, science notes Download
Science Notes – Snow and Ice
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Detailed science notes for snow and ice. This includes a description of the hazard, the potential impacts, notable historical events and information on the UK organisations responsible for monitoring warning and responding. ice, science notes, snow Download
Science Notes – Space Weather
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Detailed science notes for space weather. This includes a description of the hazard, the potential impacts, notable historical events and information on the UK organisations responsible for monitoring warning and responding. science notes, space Download
Science Notes – Surface Water Flooding
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Detailed science notes for surface water flooding. This includes a description of the hazard, the potential impacts, notable historical events and information on the UK organisations responsible for monitoring warning and responding. science notes, surface water flooding Download
Science Notes – Volcanic Hazards
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Detailed science notes for volcanic hazards. This includes a description of the hazard, the potential impacts, notable historical events and information on the UK organisations responsible for monitoring warning and responding. science notes, volcanic Download
Science notes – Wildfire
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Detailed science notes for wildfires. This includes a description of the hazard, the potential impacts, notable historical events and information on the UK organisations responsible for monitoring warning and responding. science notes, wildfire Download
Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model: Impact Library refinement and testing: Phase 2 report
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The surface water flooding hazard impact model. Calibration and assessment of sensitivities in the impact library. Gunawan, O. and Aldridge, T. (2016) Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model – Impact Library refinement and testing: Phase 2 Report. Technical Report MSU/2016/20 for the Flood Forecasting Centre, Research Contractor: Health & Safety Laboratory, 35pp. report and publication, surface water flooding Download
Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model: Model Validation
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The surface water flooding hazard impact model. Model validation using observed case study data. Aldridge, T. and Gunawan, O. (2016) Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model: Model Validation. Technical Report MSU/2016/17 for the Flood Forecasting Centre, Research Contractor: Health & Safety Laboratory, 91pp. report and publication, surface water flooding Download
Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model: Project Note: Structure and Configuration of End-to-End Trial System
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The surface water flooding hazard impact model. Detail of the surface water flooding hazard impact model trial system from live-feed rainfall data to county-level risk data. Mooney, J. and Lane, A. (2016) Structure and configuration of end-to-end trial system. Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model Project Note, Met Office, Exeter, UK, 10pp report and publication, surface water flooding Download
Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model: uFMFSW Assessment
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The surface water flooding hazard impact model. Assessing the Updated flood maps for surface water for use in the Surface Water Flooding hazard Impact Model. Gunawan, O. and Aldridge, T. (2016) Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model: uFMfSW Assessment. Technical Report MSU/2016/22 for the Flood Forecasting Centre, Research Contractor: Health & Safety Laboratory, 29pp. report and publication, surface water flooding Download
Surface Water Flooding Validation Case Study Selection Summary
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The surface water flooding hazard impact model. Identifying 2016 case studies for validation. Flood Forecasting Centre (2015) Case Study Selection – Summary. Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model – Phase 2 Project Note, 8pp. report and publication, surface water flooding Download
Text mining of Scottish post-emergency and training exercise debrief reports
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A demonstration of text mining analysis, using post-emergency debrief reports from across Scotland. Useful impact information is extracted and mapped. Key words and their associations are identified and underlying trends in attitudes and feelings are revealed. Gunawan, O. and Aldridge, T. (2018) Text mining of Scottish post-emergency and training exercise debrief reports. Technical Report DMS/2018/04 for the Scottish National Centre for Resilience, Research Contractor: Health & Safety Executive. report and publication Download
The Hazard Impact Framework
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Guidelines for a common and consistent approach for building hazard impact models based on NHP experience. report and publication Download
The Natural Hazards Partnership Operating Plan
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This document outlines our aims and objectives up to 2020. It also details how each workign group will contribute to achieving those aims. report and publication Download
The Natural Hazards Partnership: A public-sector collaboration across the UK for natural hazard disaster risk reduction
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An introduction to the Natural Hazards Partnership, its organisation and activities. The paper includes a discussion on the benefits and challenges of public sector collaborative partnerships using the NHP as a case study. Hemingway, R. and Gunawan, O. (2018) The Natural Hazards Partnership: A public-sector collaboration across the UK for natural hazard disaster risk reduction, International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction 27, pages 499-511. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijdrr.2017.11.014. report and publication Download
User Specification of the Visualisation of the Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model
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The surface water flooding hazard impact model. Detailing Flood Forecasting Centre user requirements for the surface water flood hazard impact model. Flood Forecasting Centre (2015) User specification for the visualisation of the Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model. Surface Water Flooding Hazard Impact Model – Phase 2 Project Note, 8pp report and publication, surface water flooding Download