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Spatial heterogeneity in the response of winter wheat yield to meteorological dryness/wetness variations in Henan province, China (2024)
Journal Article
Li, C., Gu, Y., Xu, H., Huang, J., Liu, B., Chun, K., & Octavianti, T. (in press). Spatial heterogeneity in the response of winter wheat yield to meteorological dryness/wetness variations in Henan province, China. Agronomy,

Knowledge about regional climate-yield relationships is crucial to reducing yield losses and ensuring global food security in a changing climate. Henan province, the largest winter wheat production region in China, was selected for this study. Data o... Read More about Spatial heterogeneity in the response of winter wheat yield to meteorological dryness/wetness variations in Henan province, China.

The role of the built environment in addressing the global challenges (2024)
Book Chapter
Opoku, A., Umar, T., & Amudjie, J. (2024). The role of the built environment in addressing the global challenges. In The Elgar Companion to the Built Environment and the Sustainable Development Goals (44-57). Edward Elgar Publishing. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781035300037.00011

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDGs), the Paris Agreement, the New Urban Agenda (NUA), and the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR), are the global frameworks and policies that are now in use in relation to disaster risk... Read More about The role of the built environment in addressing the global challenges.

Rivermaids (2024)
Digital Artefact
Berridge, S., McEwen, L., & Chun, K. (2024). Rivermaids. [Audio]

This play - a drama piece about local water resilience and climate change, has been co-created with community members of Tewkesbury and in partnership with The Roses Theatre. It is a response to a research call encouraging new collaboration between D... Read More about Rivermaids.

Climate change and modern slavery in public procurement (2024)
Report
Alves, K., Rogerson, M., & Grosvold, J. (2024). Climate change and modern slavery in public procurement. Modern Slavery Policy & Evidence Centre

Existing links between modern slavery and climate change are becoming clearer as the need increases for a just transition to a low-carbon economy. Yet, how organisations attempt to address these risks, either separately or simultaneously, is not unde... Read More about Climate change and modern slavery in public procurement.

A systematic review of the impacts of extreme heat on health and wellbeing in the United Kingdom (2023)
Journal Article
Ige-Elegbede, J., Powell, J., & Pilkington, P. (in press). A systematic review of the impacts of extreme heat on health and wellbeing in the United Kingdom. Cities and Health, https://doi.org/10.1080/23748834.2023.2283240

Climate change poses a concern globally, as it adversely affects planetary and population health. Extreme heat is one of the largest weather-related causes of mortality, projected to cause severe heatwaves and droughts globally. Current research has... Read More about A systematic review of the impacts of extreme heat on health and wellbeing in the United Kingdom.

Let’s play together (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Lovesmith, G., & Rasbash, Z. (2023, November). Let’s play together. Presented at Sustainability and health: the nexus of carbon-neutral architecture and well-being. The 56th International Conference of the Architectural Science Association, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Australia

Throughout 2022-23 Watershed (cultural cinema & creative technology centre) have been working with an architect & socially-engaged artist on plans to adapt their building for the Climate Emergency. Watershed leads within its communities with a proud... Read More about Let’s play together.

Using narrative tools: How to explore young people’s vision of transformative learning places for climate change education (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Portus, R., McEwen, L., Aarnio-Linnanvuori, E., Mansikka-aho, . A., Reilly, K., & Sposito, S. (2023, November). Using narrative tools: How to explore young people’s vision of transformative learning places for climate change education. Presented at RCRC Climate and YOUth Summit 2023, Online

Abstract: Drawing from the experiences of the CCC-CATAPULT project (www.ccc-catapult.org), the proposed session shares a tool to support youth visioning of transformative learning places for Climate Change Education (CCE). The CCC-CATAPULT project... Read More about Using narrative tools: How to explore young people’s vision of transformative learning places for climate change education.

A review of the performance of CHIRPS and future research directions in hydro-climatic studies (2023)
Journal Article
Du, H., Tan, M. L., Zhang, F., Chun, K., Li, L., & Humayun Kabir, M. (in press). A review of the performance of CHIRPS and future research directions in hydro-climatic studies. Theoretical and Applied Climatology,

Long-term gridded precipitation products (GPPs) are crucial for climatology and hydrological research to overcome the limitations of gauge observations. Climate Hazards Group InfraRed Precipitation with Station data (CHIRPS) provides long-term daily... Read More about A review of the performance of CHIRPS and future research directions in hydro-climatic studies.

The value of creativity: Architectural divergence & regulatory convergence (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Banou, S., & Hynam, M. (2023, September). The value of creativity: Architectural divergence & regulatory convergence. Paper presented at Architecture of Alterity: Body, Media, Space, Cardiff, Wales

At the beginning of the 2023-24 academic year, the architectural design community in the United Kingdom, is cautiously anticipating the Architect’s Registration Board, to provide the new guidelines and regulations for the delivery of architectural ed... Read More about The value of creativity: Architectural divergence & regulatory convergence.

Co-developing participatory dramabased methods to gather diverse community voices on water relationships in the riverside town of Tewkesbury, UK (2023)
Conference Proceeding
Berridge, S., McEwen, L., & Chun, K. (2023). Co-developing participatory dramabased methods to gather diverse community voices on water relationships in the riverside town of Tewkesbury, UK.

Flood-prone places and people often face conflicting interests that hinder their ability to cope with, and adapt to, wider water security issues. To enhance capacities of these places and people, interdisciplinary researchers (UWE, Bristol) and Acta... Read More about Co-developing participatory dramabased methods to gather diverse community voices on water relationships in the riverside town of Tewkesbury, UK.

Hourly temperature and precipitation time series characteristics in São Paulo with urban land use type of convection-permitting model (CPM) outputs (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Chun, K., Reboita, M., Rocha, R., Danaila, L., Octavianti, T., Risanto, B., …Prein, A. (2023, August). Hourly temperature and precipitation time series characteristics in São Paulo with urban land use type of convection-permitting model (CPM) outputs. Poster presented at The VII Convective Permitting Climate Modelling 2023 workshop, Bergen, Norway

The influences of regional atmospheric drivers on the joint distribution of temperature and precipitation from a Convection-Permitting Model (CPM) over São Paulo are explored. Time series of temperature and precipitation are extracted from urban land... Read More about Hourly temperature and precipitation time series characteristics in São Paulo with urban land use type of convection-permitting model (CPM) outputs.

Deep learning-based multi-target regression for traffic-related air pollution forecasting (2023)
Journal Article
Akinosho, T. D., Bilal, M., Hayes, E. T., Ajayi, A., Ahmed, A., & Khan, Z. (2023). Deep learning-based multi-target regression for traffic-related air pollution forecasting. Machine Learning with Applications, 12, Article 100474. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mlwa.2023.100474

Traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) remains one of the main contributors to urban pollution and its impact on climate change cannot be overemphasised. Experts in developed countries strive to make optimal use of traffic and air qua... Read More about Deep learning-based multi-target regression for traffic-related air pollution forecasting.

The merit of the North Sea-Caspian pattern in explaining climate variability in the Euro-Mediterranean region (2023)
Journal Article
Çağlar, F., Yetemen, O., Chun, K. P., & Sen, O. L. (2023). The merit of the North Sea-Caspian pattern in explaining climate variability in the Euro-Mediterranean region. International Journal of Climatology, 43(10), 4648-4661. https://doi.org/10.1002/joc.8108

Teleconnection patterns are one of the key features to understanding high-frequency natural climate variability. The North Sea-Caspian Pattern (NCP) was identified as a middle tropospheric dipole and its hydroclimatological implications have been sub... Read More about The merit of the North Sea-Caspian pattern in explaining climate variability in the Euro-Mediterranean region.

The latest update on climate science and its effect on the built environment (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Adkins, D. (2023, April). The latest update on climate science and its effect on the built environment. Presented at CABE buildeng South West 2023 Conference, Yeovil, Somerset

This talk presented an update on the latest climate science, reports from the IPCC, and its effect on the built environment. The talk began by discussing the challenge of current emissions trajectories and demand-pull policies to spur the transfo... Read More about The latest update on climate science and its effect on the built environment.

Bristol advisory committee on climate change: One City climate strategy progress review - February 2023 (2023)
Report
Longhurst, J., Venn, A., Dietzel, A., Smith, B., Pettengell, C., Tudgey, D., …Clayton, W. (2023). Bristol advisory committee on climate change: One City climate strategy progress review - February 2023. https://thebaccc.files.wordpress.com/2023/04/baccc-occs-progress-review_final-26-april-2023.pdf: Bristol One City Office

This report from the Bristol Advisory Committee on Climate Change (BACCC) reviews citywide progress on tackling the climate crisis and concludes that, although there is some positive progress, the city is still way off meeting its 2030 carbon neutra... Read More about Bristol advisory committee on climate change: One City climate strategy progress review - February 2023.

Investigating links among heatwaves, precipitation, and land use types using the convection-permitting model in the Southwest UK for the 2022 boreal summer (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Chun, K., Ezber, Y., Toker, E., Reboita, M., Rocha, R., Risanto, B., …Castro, C. (2023, April). Investigating links among heatwaves, precipitation, and land use types using the convection-permitting model in the Southwest UK for the 2022 boreal summer

To improve sub-seasonal forecasts, different global initiatives generate continental convection-permitting simulations for resolution less than 10 kilometres for multiple decades. These simulations, however, are based on land use maps with only singl... Read More about Investigating links among heatwaves, precipitation, and land use types using the convection-permitting model in the Southwest UK for the 2022 boreal summer.

Allometric relations between DBH and sapwood area for predicting stand transpiration: Lessons learned from the Quercus genus (2023)
Journal Article
Schoppach, R., Chun, K., & Klaus, J. (2023). Allometric relations between DBH and sapwood area for predicting stand transpiration: Lessons learned from the Quercus genus. European Journal of Forest Research, 142, 797–809. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10342-023-01558-9

Catchment-scale transpiration is commonly determined by the use of sap-flow sensors, and its quantification, which is critical for water and forest management, relies crucially on the total catchment’s sapwood area (As). Species-specific allometric r... Read More about Allometric relations between DBH and sapwood area for predicting stand transpiration: Lessons learned from the Quercus genus.

Drift and diffusion functions of historical time series and UKCP18 convection-permitting model outputs for Bristol and Filton (2023)
Presentation / Conference
Chun, K., Danaila, L., & Fossa, M. (2023, March). Drift and diffusion functions of historical time series and UKCP18 convection-permitting model outputs for Bristol and Filton. Presented at LMFL Fluid Mechanics Webinar Series, Lille

As global temperatures continue to rise and affect atmospheric dynamics, there is a growing need to develop methods for investigating the temporal evolution of climate fields. These methods are useful to quantify both short- and long-term changes, as... Read More about Drift and diffusion functions of historical time series and UKCP18 convection-permitting model outputs for Bristol and Filton.

Willing to have, willing to help, or ready to own — Determinants of variants of stewardship social practices around blue-green infrastructure in dense urban communities (2023)
Journal Article
Lamond, J., & Everett, G. (2023). Willing to have, willing to help, or ready to own — Determinants of variants of stewardship social practices around blue-green infrastructure in dense urban communities. Frontiers in Water, 5, 1048494. https://doi.org/10.3389/frwa.2023.1048494

Introduction: There is increasing acceptance of the desirability of involving communities in stewardship activities around urban blue-green infrastructure (BGI) to generate acceptance, reduce vandalism and decrease the maintenance burden on authoriti... Read More about Willing to have, willing to help, or ready to own — Determinants of variants of stewardship social practices around blue-green infrastructure in dense urban communities.