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Geomorphological science can mitigate severe storm and flood damage

9 Dec 2016, Univ of Glasgow

A year after Storm Desmond struck the UK and at a time when the UK's Committee on Climate Change has called for urgent action to address the risks to the UK from climate change, a group of world-leading geomorphologists explain how their discipline can help policymakers and practitioners develop more effective storm and flood-damage limitation and mitigation strategies.


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