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The IAHS Science for Solutions decade, with Hydrology Engaging Local People IN a Global world (HELPING) (2024)
Journal Article
Arheimer, B., Cudennec, C., Castellarin, A., Grimaldi, S., Heal, K., Lupton, C., …leaders, W. (in press). The IAHS Science for Solutions decade, with Hydrology Engaging Local People IN a Global world (HELPING). Hydrological Sciences Journal, https://doi.org/10.1080/02626667.2024.2355202

The new scientific decade (2023-2032) of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) aims at searching for sustainable solutions to undesired water conditions - may it be too little, too much or too polluted. Many of the current iss... Read More about The IAHS Science for Solutions decade, with Hydrology Engaging Local People IN a Global world (HELPING).

Building height and density effects related to winter and summer temperature and precipitation simulation based on Local Climate Zones in a coastal city: A case study of Istanbul (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Chun, K., Ezber, Y., Toker, E., Octavianti, T., & Danaila, L. (2024, May). Building height and density effects related to winter and summer temperature and precipitation simulation based on Local Climate Zones in a coastal city: A case study of Istanbul. Presented at 8th international Med-CORDEX Workshop, Rome

The temperature and precipitation extremes of coastal cities are modulated by land-atmospheric interactions and modified land surfaces. Local climate zones are used as land use representations in a convection-permitting model to simulate precipitatio... Read More about Building height and density effects related to winter and summer temperature and precipitation simulation based on Local Climate Zones in a coastal city: A case study of Istanbul.

Exploring continental convection-permitting model simulations for South America: Cross-correlation dynamics between precipitation and temperature time series at Sao Paulo (2024)
Presentation / Conference
Chun, K. P., Octavianti, T., Tyralis, H., Papacharalampous, G., da Rocha, R. P., Toker, E., …Kahana, R. (2024, April). Exploring continental convection-permitting model simulations for South America: Cross-correlation dynamics between precipitation and temperature time series at Sao Paulo. Presented at EGU General Assembly 2024, Vienna, Austria

Increasing spatial resolution to kilometre scales allows the deactivation of deep convection parameterisation schemes. As a result of various global initiatives for the next generation of climate studies, continental convection-permitting model (CPM)... Read More about Exploring continental convection-permitting model simulations for South America: Cross-correlation dynamics between precipitation and temperature time series at Sao Paulo.

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. (2024). Spatial heterogeneity in the response of winter wheat yield to meteorological dryness/wetness variations in Henan province, China. Agronomy, 14(4), 817. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy14040817

Knowledge of the responses of winter wheat yield to meteorological dryness/wetness variations is crucial for reducing yield losses in Henan province, China’s largest winter wheat production region, under the background of climate change. Data on clim... Read More about Spatial heterogeneity in the response of winter wheat yield to meteorological dryness/wetness variations in Henan province, China.

Detection and quantitative microbial risk assessment of pathogenic Vibrio cholerae in a river used for drinking, domestic, fresh produce irrigation and recreational purposes (2024)
Journal Article
Ozochi, C. A., Okonkwo, C. C., Adukwu, E., Adukwu, E. C., Ujor, V. C., Enebe, M. C., & Chigor, V. N. (2024). Detection and quantitative microbial risk assessment of pathogenic Vibrio cholerae in a river used for drinking, domestic, fresh produce irrigation and recreational purposes. Discover Water, 4(1), Article 7. https://doi.org/10.1007/s43832-024-00059-z

Cholera infection results from the ingestion of water or food contaminated with toxigenic Vibrio cholerae. This study evaluated the occurrence of toxigenic V. cholerae in Asata River, Enugu Metropolis, Nigeria, and estimated V. cholerae infection ris... Read More about Detection and quantitative microbial risk assessment of pathogenic Vibrio cholerae in a river used for drinking, domestic, fresh produce irrigation and recreational purposes.

Dynamic hydrological niche segregation: How plants compete for water in a semi-arid ecosystem (2024)
Journal Article
Zhao, Y., Wang, L., Chun, K., Ziegler, A., & Evaristo, J. (2024). Dynamic hydrological niche segregation: How plants compete for water in a semi-arid ecosystem. Journal of Hydrology, 630, Article 130677. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2024.130677

Hydrological niche segregation (HNS), specifically the variation in root water uptake depth among coexisting species, is an understudied area of research. This is especially the case in semi-arid ecosystems, such as China's Loess Plateau (CLP), where... Read More about Dynamic hydrological niche segregation: How plants compete for water in a semi-arid ecosystem.

The nature and extent of bomb tritium remaining in deep vadose zone: A synthesis and prognosis (2024)
Journal Article
Huang, Y., Evaristo, J., Li, Z., Chun, K., Sutanudjaja, E. H., Cardenas, M. B., …van Genuchten, M. T. (in press). The nature and extent of bomb tritium remaining in deep vadose zone: A synthesis and prognosis. Vadose Zone Journal, https://doi.org/10.1002/vzj2.20304

Tritium present in deep vadose zones is a useful tracer for estimating groundwater recharge, but its full utility is constrained by not knowing where and for how long the tritium tracing method remains applicable. We obtained 44 tritium profiles from... Read More about The nature and extent of bomb tritium remaining in deep vadose zone: A synthesis and prognosis.

Application of multiple stable isotopes to aid identification of the origin of regional and organic animal products in Hesse, Germany (2023)
Journal Article
Gatzert, X., Chun, K. P., Hermanowski, R., Mäder, R., Breuer, L., Gattinger, A., & Orlowski, N. (2023). Application of multiple stable isotopes to aid identification of the origin of regional and organic animal products in Hesse, Germany. Isotopes in Environmental and Health Studies, 59(4-6), 490-510. https://doi.org/10.1080/10256016.2023.2273941

There is an increasing global demand for regional and organic produce. However, the growth of these markets depends on consumers’ trust. Thus, novel methods must be developed to aid the verification of the origin of produce. We built on our previous... Read More about Application of multiple stable isotopes to aid identification of the origin of regional and organic animal products in Hesse, Germany.

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.

Towards a socio-material approach to reducing the water demand of cleanliness (2023)
Thesis
Simpson, K. Towards a socio-material approach to reducing the water demand of cleanliness. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository.worktribe.com/output/9642880

In the UK, water supplies are under pressure from climate, population, and lifestyle change, and showering is the largest component of domestic water consumption. Students are high water-users, in part due to pressure to conform to high standards of... Read More about Towards a socio-material approach to reducing the water demand of cleanliness.

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.

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.

Variations in bacteriological and physicochemical water quality characteristics of Asata River, Enugu, Nigeria (2023)
Journal Article
Ozochi, C., Nwankwo, C., Enemuor, S., Chidebelu, P., Adukwu, E., & Chigor, V. (2023). Variations in bacteriological and physicochemical water quality characteristics of Asata River, Enugu, Nigeria. Microbiology Journal, 13(1), 1-10. https://doi.org/10.3923/mj.2023.1.10

Background and Objective: Globally, river water remains an important source of water for drinking, domestic and other uses. This study aimed to assess the bacteriological and physicochemical properties of Asata River water. Materials and Methods: A... Read More about Variations in bacteriological and physicochemical water quality characteristics of Asata River, Enugu, Nigeria.

Clean water for all (2022)
Digital Artefact
Clayton, G., Steven, J., Thorn, R., & Reynolds, D. (2022). Clean water for all. [Website]

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) estimated that, as of 2020, 2 billion people across the globe did not have access to safely managed drinking water. Ideally, safely managed drinking water should b... Read More about Clean water for all.

Managing potential pathogens in stored rainwater using small-scale in-situ electrochemical activation (2022)
Presentation / Conference
Clayton, G., Fox, B., Steer, M., Thorn, R., & Reynolds, D. (2022, September). Managing potential pathogens in stored rainwater using small-scale in-situ electrochemical activation. Presented at International Water Association World Water Congress and Exhibition, Copenhagen

Rainwater can be a lifeline for many people who do not have piped water supplies, experience dry seasons, or live-in fresh water scarce areas. The quality of stored rainwater can deteriorate over time, due to increasing concentrations of contaminants... Read More about Managing potential pathogens in stored rainwater using small-scale in-situ electrochemical activation.

DRY: Diary of a Water Super Hero (2019)
Book
McEwen, L., Gorell Barnes, L., Jones, V., Whitehouse, S., & Williams, S. DRY: Diary of a Water Super Hero. UWE Bristol

This is the children's book (designed for Key Stage 2) produced as part of the knowledge exchange within the NERC -funded DRY (Drought Risk and You) project. The book aims to promote awareness of drought in the UK and of positive water behaviours -... Read More about DRY: Diary of a Water Super Hero.

Interrogating water and public health concerns through participatory theatre methodologies - The Iheakpu-Awka example (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Erojikwe, I., Chigor, V., & Adukwu, E. (2018, April). Interrogating water and public health concerns through participatory theatre methodologies - The Iheakpu-Awka example. Paper presented at Faculty of arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka 2018 international conference, University of Nigeria, Nsukka

Health Humanities as an emerging discipline seeks the convergence of health and humanities in the effort to promote good health as well tackle health concerns. Theatre has been identified as a powerful tool of change for preventive medicine. As an ef... Read More about Interrogating water and public health concerns through participatory theatre methodologies - The Iheakpu-Awka example.