Decision-makers are increasingly faced with the challenge of making our infrastructure resilient and mitigating the effects of extreme weather events and climate change. There is a wealth of data, knowledge and expertise in the UK research base which could address this challenge but this valuable resource is often difficult to access and requires translating to be more readily used.
The Environmental Risks to Infrastructure Innovation Programme is a five-year, £5m initiative, which will be driven by the needs of the business community and decision-makers. It will provide sound evidence for the identification and assessment of environmental risks and their impacts on infrastructure, translating the latest research into industry-relevant outputs.
More information on the programme is available here on the NERC Environmental Risks to Infrastructure webpage.
This event will showcase recently completed projects that tackle geological hazards.
Attendees at this webinar will:
- hear directly from the academics involved in ERIIP funded projects, and have an opportunity to ask questions about the projects
- examine the impact funded projects have had on industry to date
- have an opportunity to identify project outputs that may be transferable to their businesses
- develop understanding of what academics are working on outside of the ERIIP programme.
13:00 – Welcome and overview of the NERC ERIIP Programme
Sirio D’Aleo, CIRIA
13:05 – Industry perspective on geological hazards
Paul Mellon, Geotechnical Manager, Transport Scotland
13:15 – The Proactive Infrastructure Monitoring and Evaluation (PRIME) System:
Technology Demonstrator for Remote Monitoring of Transportation
Dr Jonathan Chambers, BGS
13:30 – Software for quantifying shallow landslide hazards to transportation
infrastructure under changing climate and forest management
Dr Simon Mudd, University of Edinburgh
13:45 – Q&A
14:00 – Close
Who should attend?
Asset Managers, Asset Owners, Risks Engineer, Resilience Managers, Consultants
13.00 - 14.00
6 March 2017
FREE to attend