Understanding the dynamics of coupled human-environmental systems is one of the great challenges of our time.
This cluster brings together members of the School of Geography and the Environment who work on the interactions of human activities with natural systems, from the perspective of pure theoretical and scientific research, to policy, governance and practical applications in resource management, technology, water and food security water, energy, and more.
The following are examples of some of the projects and programmes currently underway within the cluster:
Diagram showing the related themes included within the Environmental Interactions research cluster
News and Research Highlights
- Zannat, K.E., Adnan, M.S.G. and Dewan, A. (2020) A GIS-based approach to evaluating environmental influences on active and public transport accessibility of university students. Journal of Urban Management.
- Adnan, M.S.G., Abdullah, A.Y.M., Dewan, A. and Hall, J.W. (2020) The effects of changing land use and flood hazard on poverty in coastal Bangladesh. Land Use Policy, 99. 104868.
- Ferrer Ramos, N. Folch, A., Fernandez-Garcia, D., Lane, M., Thomas, M., Mwangi Gathenya, J., Wara, C., Thomson, P., Custodio, E. and Hope, R. (2020) Evidence of groundwater vulnerability to climate variability and economic growth in coastal Kenya. Journal of Hydrology, 586. 124920.
- Manandhar, A., Greeff, H., Thomson, P., Hope, R. and Clifton, D.A. (2020) Shallow aquifer monitoring using handpump vibration data. Journal of Hydrology X, 8. 100057.
- Lorimer, J. and Fairfax-Cholmeley, R. (2020) The Wild Ways of the Oak. Richard Lawrence, Oxford.