Maths Foresees

EPSRC Network Living with Environmental Change

General Assembly, University of Leeds 18th-20th May 2015

  • Monday May 18th
  • 12:00 Arrival and Lunch
  • 13:00-13:20 Introduction & opening network Maths Foresees (Onno Bokhove, Leeds)
  • 13:20-13:50 "Introduction to RMS and Catastrophe Modelling" (Joss Matthewman, RMS)
  • 13:50-14:20 "A general overview of numerical modelling at Fugro Geos" (Henrigue Coelho, Fugro Geos)
  • 14:20-14:50 "Some work on Dune and geophysical modelling" (Andreas Dedner, Warwick)
  • 14:50-15:30 Tea & coffee
  • 15:30-17:30 Mini-workshop Theme I: "Deep Convection" (Met Office-Leeds team, Mike Cullen, Doug Parker, ...)
    - Steven Boeing, Leeds (20min)
    - Mike Cullen, Met Office (20min)
    - Subgroup discussions (35min)
    - Recap
  • 18:30/19:00 Dinner for all, organized by the network (at Crafthouse Leeds, google "Crafthouse LS1 6HW")

  • Tuesday May 19th
  • 8:45-9:00 Opening
  • 9:00-9:30 "Undulations and sand dunes in a 1D annulus" (Nathalie Vriend, Cambridge)
  • 9:30-10:00 "Wave interaction with jet currents. Is it possible to model it in a wave tank?" (Victor Shira, Keele with Sergei Lukaschuk, Hull)
  • 10:00-10:30 "Impact of changes in Hadley Circulation on regional rainfall" (Yue-Kin Tsang, Exeter)
  • 10:30-11:00 Tea & coffee
  • 11:00-11:30 "Hydra: a numerical modelling framework for geophysical fluid dynamics" (David Dritschel, St. Andrews)
  • 11:30-12:00 "Error estimates of approximate fluid models and application in multiscale GFD simulation" (Bin Cheng, Surrey)
  • 12:00-12:30 "Extremes in atmospheric turbulence: response to climate change" (Paul Williams, Reading)
  • 12:30-14:00 Lunch & networking
  • 14:00-16:00 Mini-workshop Theme II: "Rapid Inundation Modelling & Uncertainty"
    - Garry Pender, Heriot-Watt (20min)
    - Rob Lamb, JBA Trust (20min)
    - Subgroup discussions (35min)
    - Recap
  • 16:00-16:30 Tea & coffee
  • 16:30-17:00 "Flood events: a community perspective from the Calder Valley -a rapid response catchment" (Robin Gray, Pennine Prospects)
  • 17:00-17:30 "The state of the (modeller's) art" Gordon Glasgow (HR Wallingford)
  • 17:30-18:00 Discussion & submission of bids
  • 18:00 Dinner on your own
  • 19:00 Meeting of Users and Managment Team (dinner at Thai Edge Leeds)

  • Wednesday May 20th
  • 8:45-9:00 Opening
  • 9:00-9:30 "Dispersion on networks" (Jacques Vanneste, Edinburgh)
  • 9:30-10:00 "On a conceptual table-top demonstration of river flooding, catchments & flood mitigation" (Onno Bokhove, Leeds)
  • 10:00-10:30 "Modelling the Impact of Squall on Wind Waves with the Generalized Kinetic Equation" (Sergei Annenkov with Victor Shrira, Keele)
  • 10:30-11:00 Tea & coffee
  • 11:00-12:00 "Multi-scale modelling of coastal processes and impacts" Dano Roelvink (UNESCO-IHE, Delft)
  • 12:00-13:30 Lunch with closure & announcement outcome bids (feasibility/outreach projects & specialist workshops)

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    Location and map

    Location: University House (map no. 28 or google "University House University of Leeds") on University of Leeds campus.
    Accommodation: Premier Inn Leeds, Clay Pit Lane, LS2 8BQ. PDF of workshop programme and map.

    © 2014 Onno Bokhove
    Template by Andreas Viklund. Panorama: Furgro GEOS. River flood: JBA. Spurn Point & London: Environment Agency. Rain fall: Met Office.