Related research and links

Find out about related research being carried out in flood and coastal risk management.

Living With Environmental Change (LWEC)

Living With Environmental Change (LWEC) is an ambitious and innovative partnership of UK government departments and agencies, devolved administrations, local government and research councils. The LWEC partnership aims to ensure that decision makers in government, business and society have the knowledge, foresight and tools to mitigate, adapt to and benefit from environmental change.

LWEC website


The CRUE European Research Area Network (Eranet) has been set up to consolidate existing European flood research programmes, promote best practice and identify gaps and opportunities for collaboration on future programme content. Defra and the Environment Agency contribute funding towards the running of the CRUE network. The CRUISE database provides information on flood-related research across Europe and will be of equal interest to academia, the research industry and flood risk management practitioners.

CRUE-Eranet Publications

CRUE calls for research projects

Flood Risk Management Research Consortium

The Flood Risk Management Research Consortium (FRMRC) aims to undertake an integrated programme of research to support effective flood risk management by:  establishing a programme of “cutting edge” research to enhance flood risk management practice worldwide short-term delivery of tools and techniques to support short term improvements in flood risk management in the United Kingdom development and training of the next generation of flood risk management professionals through their involvement in and exposure to the consortium’s research.

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, in collaboration with the Defra/Environment Agency Joint Programme, the Natural Environment Research Council, the Scottish Executive, the Rivers Agency (Northern Ireland) and UK Water Industry Research, are providing funding to support the work of the FRMRC.

FRMRC publications


The FLOODsite project comprises an extensive programme of research and development work addressing flood risk analysis and management and is one of the European actions supporting the new European Directive on the assessment and management of flood risks.

FLOODsite newsletter

FLOODsite publications