Developing household-scale metrics to tackle water insecurity

Research by geographers into household water insecurity is improving understanding and helping mitigate water insecurity, and developing flexible research tools for global use.

Reducing the human misery and financial cost of future floods

Geographical evidence on more cost-efficient approaches to flood management shows us how to reduce the human misery and financial cost of future flooding.

Understanding and addressing fire, degradation and carbon emissions in Indonesia’s peatlands

Geographical research has highlighted and quantified the significant carbon emissions associated with fire, drainage and plantations in tropical peatlands, influencing policy, monitoring and rehabilitation worldwide.

Collaborative approaches to tackling the climate emergency in Bangladesh

Fostering effective and engaged collaborative research on climate change in Bangladesh may help mitigate the country’s vulnerability, especially to sea-level rise.

Arsenic: the geography of a global problem

A policy briefing outlining the problem of arsenic contamination and offering policy recommendations on the issue.

Mapping the value of nature

The Co$ting Nature policy support tool helps to map the relative value provided to humanity by protected areas and other ecosystems.

Improving the health and quality of rivers and water bodies

Monitoring and mitigating changes in flow, sediment plants and insects supports the ecological quality of bodies of fresh water.

UK Flood risk management: policy recommendations

This 2016 policy briefing offers recommendations for flood management policy in the UK across a variety of domains.

Storm Geomorphology: geomorphic contributions in an age of extremes

An event on how geomorphology can improve our understanding of extreme storms and floods and their impacts.

Navigating the perfect storm: international dimensions

This event explored the international challenge of food, water and energy security in the run up to the United Nations Rio +20 Conference on Sustainable Development

Water Policy Seminars 2009-2012

Between 2009 - 2012, the Society organised seminars on water policy at Future Water , the annual conference of the All Party Parliamentary Water Group.