UKCP18 Regional Forum

The UKCP18 Regional User Forum will use the release of the updated UK Climate Projections 18 as an opportunity to bring together different sectors of the regional economy to ensure that the latest knowledge is embedded in catchment management decisions. The afternoon event in Leeds on March 8th 2019 will be designed for organisations who need to use UK climate projections for resilience planning and long-term business strategies.

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iCASP Confluence 2018

A clutch of project ideas and some very useful feedback have come out of the iCASP Confluence 2018.  About eighty delegates from partner organisations and partner universities attended to catch up on project progress, network and share experiences so far.

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Understanding the methods to Value Ecosystem Services

Photo credit: Jenny Sharman

This workshop, part of the iCASP Confluence 2018, introduced some basic principles and methods for valuing ecosystem services. It used the example of one of the on-going iCASP projects, which focuses on how to estimate the benefits of peatland restoration.

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FAS Workshop

Flood Alleviation Schemes This workshop led by Steve Wragg, Flood Risk Manager at City of York Council, was an opportunity for anyone involved in, or affected by, a flood alleviation scheme in Yorkshire to share ideas, problems and advice. It was also a way to get an overview of what’s going on and where. The … Read more

Soil Health Metric Workshop


This workshop was a first step towards considering what a soil health index could and should include. A potential follow-on activity could be compiling an advisory briefing for Defra which is looking for ways to assess soil health. Please get in touch with if you would like to be involved.

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New UK Climate Scenarios

Credit: Malcolm Campbell

This workshop provided an open forum for suggestions about how iCASP could continue to support the region to make informed climate adaptation decisions building on the success of the iCASP UKCP18 project which anticipated the release later this year of The UK Climate Projections 2018.

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NFM Knowledge Exchange

This workshop was an opportunity for people from different catchments across Yorkshire to meet and share learning, experience and approaches to dealing with the inevitable challenges that are generated by pioneering natural flood management (NFM) schemes.

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Yorkshire FAS Project Workshop

At this invitation-only workshop, participants from the Universities of Leeds, York and Sheffield will be working with stakeholders involved in Yorkshire Flood Alleviation Schemes to co-design projects.

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iCASP Launch Event

Launched on July 5th 2017, the Yorkshire Integrated Catchment Solutions Programme, managed to generate positive momentum between academics and other experts from the iCASP partner organisations and their networks.

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