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Geography and Environmental Science

In the media

Published: 29 January 2014

David Sear, Professor in Physical Geography from Geography and Environment appeared on the BBC News channel on Monday (27th January) talking about the recent period of flooding and responding to the current situation in Somerset. He pointed out that floods start on the land, and that along with targeted dredging where it can be shown to be beneficial, other solutions are needed, including working with farmers in the headwaters to reduce the release of water and sediment into lowland rivers.

This appearance follows David’s other recent media activity on ITV Meridian and BBC South today talking about how floods work, and how best to manage flooding following the recent bad weather.

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