Author: Suzi Kemp

Hydro-GIS Highlights from EGU24 General Assembly: Insights, Workshops, and Networking

Hydro-GIS recently had the privilege of participating in Europe’s largest Geoscience conference, the EGU General Assembly held in Vienna. The conference served as a melting pot of ideas, innovations, and practices, offering us a diverse array of topics to explore and integrate into our projects. The breadth of topics covered at the conference was staggering,…
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Sharing learning to better understand our planet at the EGU General Assembly

Hydro-GIS are delighted to be attending this year’s EGU General Assembly in Vienna, Austria. Bringing together geoscientists from all over the world, the EGU General Assembly covers all disciplines of the Earth, planetary, and space sciences, and provides a forum where scientists can present their work and discuss their ideas with experts in all fields…
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Adapting to Climate Change: Designing for Flood Resilience

In recent years, the impact of global warming has become increasingly evident, reshaping our planet’s climate patterns. One of the most noticeable consequences is the intensification of rainfall and the subsequent rise in flood risk.

Documenting Flooding to Shape Urban Development

8th January 2024 Oxfordshire, like many areas of the UK, has started 2024 with severe flooding, causing distress and disruptions in various communities. Following a prolonged spell of wet weather and intense rainfall, on Monday 8 January, 149 flood warnings and 149 flood alerts were in place across the UK from the Environment Agency, and…
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Addressing critical issues in hydrology and hydrogeology at AGC NZHS Conference

The joint Australasian Groundwater / New Zealand Hydrological Society Conference, hosted at Auckland University of Technology from November 28th to December 1st, saw participation of 370 delegates representing a global cohort. The event comprised five concurrent sessions daily, encompassing diverse facets of hydrology and hydrogeology. Among the notable presentations, Dr. Harvey Rodda, the Director of…
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Sharing learning to care for our water at AGC NZHS Conference 2023

Hydro-GIS are delighted to be joining the Australasian Groundwater / New Zealand Hydrological Society Joint Conference this week in Auckland, New Zealand. The conference theme this year is “Manaaki Wai (caring for our water): learning from the past, adapting for the future”. It captures the idea that water is a living entity, with its own…
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UK Faces Another Round of Heavy Rain and Stormy Weather

31st October 2023 Just two weeks after the devastating flooding caused by Storm Babet, the UK is once again on high alert as Storm Ciaran makes its way towards southern regions. The Met Office has issued weather warnings for heavy rain and strong winds on Wednesday and Thursday, emphasising the need to remain vigilant and…
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Rare Red Warning as Storm Babet Approaches

18th October 2023 The UK Met Office has issued a red warning for rainfall in Eastern Scotland for Thursday evening into Friday afternoon. The rainfall is associated with Storm Babet which has formed over the Bay of Biscay and is currently moving northwards over southern Britain. Due to a blocking anticyclone over Scandinavia, the Met…
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Remembering Jon Gascoigne

The death of Jon Gascoigne was very sad news, and was particularly felt at Hydro-GIS as we had a long standing relationship. Jon actually attended the same university (Lancaster) as our Director of Hydrology, Harvey Rodda, and although they did not know each other that well as they were in different departments, it formed a…
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Hydro-GIS announce partnership with dClimate

Hydro-GIS Ltd are pleased to announce a partnership with dClimate, a leading decentralised climate information ecosystem, to create a repository of detailed historical flood and rainfall data for the UK and many parts of Europe. Historical Flood and Rainfall Datasets Hydro-GIS and dClimate’s partnership around historical flood and rainfall data is crucial as flood and…
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