Hazard

Latest updates on research in natural hazards and risks in society.

Wind-blown sand in Medieval Britain

standard Wind-blown sand in Medieval Britain

Peter Brown investigates how wind-blown sand threatened medieval coastal communities Research in brief Communities have a long history of finding ways to build resilience to natural hazards, such as wind-blown sand. Modern preparedness and adaptation planning needs to acknowledge this [...]

standard Video – Rescuing our brownfield spaces debate

IHRR’s ROBUST (Regeneration of Brownfield Land Using Sustainable Technologies) project organised a special discussion event in Newcastle, UK in collaboration with The Great Debate. The event used Crowd Wise, a participative method for decision-making, consensus and dialogue. It started with each participant [...]