First NERC grant (Dec 2017)

We have just heard that our NERC proposal on ‘Financial planning for natural disasters: the case of flood risk in Central Java’ was successful.

We will soon be advertising a two-year senior Research Associate (Postdoctoral) position to work on Flood risk and Financial planning (with me), starting early in 2018. Please do get in touch if you are interested. Advanced programming (R or Python) and GIS skills strongly desirable!

‘Using R in Hydrology’ workshop, EGU (April 2018)

We’re delighted to announce that the ‘Using R in Hydrology’ workshop will be running again (for a second year) at EGU 2018!

Session SC1.19/HS12.4 – Using R in Hydrology (co-organized)


Convener: Louise Slater
Co-Conveners: Shaun Harrigan, Tobias Gauster, Alexander Hurley, Guillaume Thirel.

Wondering why or how to use R in hydrology? You’re in the right place! In this short course, you will learn how R is applied in a range of hydrological research settings from a number of guest lecturers.

Topics for 2018 include:
– Recent R updates and packages
– Statistical analysis of hydroclimatic time-series
– Data visualisation
– An introduction to the ‘lfstat’ (low flow statistics) package
– Hydrological modelling (airGR) and teaching modelling (airGRteaching)

This session is aimed at researchers who are interested in hearing more about R as well as those who are advanced R programmers wanting to discuss recent developments in an open environment.

This session is organised in cooperation with the Young Hydrologic Society (YHS;