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Environmental Risks to Infrastructure Innovation Programme






IDProject TitlePIInstitutionOriginal Industry PartnersCase Study
1Groundwater and Flood Risk in the London Rail Infrastructure Network: Building Resilience into Existing Masonry Infrastructure AssetsDr Dina D'AyalaUniversity College LondonARUP, London Underground
2Sandscaping for Mitigating Coastal Flood and Erosion Risk to Energy Infrastructure on Gravel Shorelines: a case study approachProf Andrew PlaterUniversity of LiverpoolThe Crown Estate, NOC, Royal Haskoning DHV, National Grid, Environment Agency, Natural England, BGS
3Examining Risks of Coastal Flooding to Port SystemsDr Taku FujiyamaUniversity College LondonDept for Transport, Dover Harbour Board
4Improved techno-economic evaluation of Blue Green Solutions for managing flood risk to infrastructureDr Ana MijicImperial College LondonUK AECOM, Environment Agency
5Co-creating railway flood resilience: applying the science of blue-green-grey infrastructureDr Nevil QuinnUniversity of the West of EnglandSouth Gloucestershire Council, Network Rail, Somerset County Council
6Assessing the risk of groundwater-induced sewer flooding to inform water and sewerage company investment planningDr Christopher JacksonBritish Geological SurveyThames Water Utilities Limited
7Vulnerability of proximal infrastructure to sand washout from burst water pipes and leaking sewersDr Simon JudeCranfield UniversityAnglian Water Services Limited, BT, Lincolnshire County Council
8Modelling the geological factors in pipe failure for better infrastructure managementDr Rachel DeardenBritish Geological SurveyYorkshire Water Services Ltd
9Dynamic heat risk management to reduce the costs of propagating hot weather delays on the railway networkProf. Lee ChapmanUniversity of BirminghamNetwork Rail Ltd
10Towards managing risk from climate change through comprehensive, inclusive and resilient UK infrastructure planningDr Christian WagnerUniversity of NottinghamThames Estuary Partnership, Government of Western Australia, Horizon Digital Economy Research
11Climate science support for robust decision making in wind energy investments and policiesProf Douglas Crawford-BrownUniversity of CambridgeCambridge CleanTech Ltd, Evance ltd
12Wind Turbine Foundation Ultrasonic Spectral Characterisation (WINSPEC)Dr David GunnBritish Geological SurveyE.ON New Build and Technology Ltd
13The Proactive Infrastructure Monitoring and Evaluation (PRIME) System: Technology Demonstrator for Remote Monitoring of Transportation EarthworksDr Jonathan ChambersBritish Geological SurveyCanal & River Trust, Network Rail, Scottish Canals
14Risk Based Performance Forecast of Flood Defences Affected by Changing EnvironmentsDr Huapeng ChenUniversity of GreenwichH R Wallingford Ltd
15A tool to improve prediction of real time environmental risk to UK rail infrastructureMr Jason SadlerUniversity of SouthamptonRail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB)
16Quantifying the risks of tree failure to guide proactive management and increase the resilience of electricity distribution networksDr George BlackburnLancaster UniversityScottish Power Energy Networks
17Communicating And Visualizing Erosion-associated Risks To Infrastructure (CAVERTI)Prof John WainwrightDurham UniversityWear Rivers Trust
18Quantification of risks to bridges from erosion and blockage: An elicitation of expert viewsProf Thorsten WagenerUniversity of BristolJBA Trust
19Evaluating the resilience of critical infrastructure for emergency response to extreme flood events in Leicester CityDr Dapeng YuLoughborough UniversityEnvironment Agency, Leicester Resilience Forum, Leicester City Council
20FoRUM - Flood risk: Building Infrastructure Resilience through better Understanding and Management choicesProf Jim HallUniversity of OxfordEnvironment Agency, AIR Worldwide, CH2M HILL UNITED KINGDOM, HR Wallingford Ltd, Network Rail Ltd, Thames Water Utilities Limited, JBA Trust
21Understanding the effects of space weather on water sector infrastructureDr Iain RaeUniversity College LondonAtkins Global
22Volcanic Ash Hazard to UK Nuclear Generating FacilitiesDr Jeremy PhillipsUniversity of BristolEDF Energy Nuclear Generation Ltd
23What threat do turbidity currents and submarine landslides pose to strategic submarine telecommunications cable infrastructure?Dr Peter TallingNational Oceanography CentreAtkins Global, Chevron Energy Technology Company, Flintshire Geoscience Limited, Global Marine Systems Limited, HR Wallingford Ltd, Long Haul and Submarine Systems, Ocean University of China, Scottish Water, Shell International Exploration & Produce, Vict
24Storm Risk Assessment of Interdependent Infrastructure NetworksProf Richard DawsonNewcastle UniversityArup (Ove Arup and Partners Ltd) (UK), Atkins UK, Northern Powergrid, Scottish Water
25Coastal landfill and shoreline management: implications for coastal adaptation infrastructureProf Robert NichollsUniversity of SouthamptonEast Solent Coastal Partnership, Environment Agency, New Forest District Council, Southern Coastal Group
26Multi-Hazard Resilience Estimation and Planning for Interdependent National Infrastructure NetworksProf Jim HallUniversity of OxfordArup (Ove Arup and Partners Ltd) (UK), Department for Transport, HR Wallingford Ltd, High Speed Two HS2 Ltd, JBA Trust, Scottish Water
27The Proactive Infrastructure Monitoring and Evaluation (PRIME) System: Automating Decision-Support and Enabling Intelligent Earthworks ManagementDr Jonathan ChambersBritish Geological SurveyArup (Ove Arup and Partners Ltd) (UK), Atkins Global, Canal and River Trust, Geosense Ltd, High Speed Two HS2 Ltd, ITM, National Grid PLC, Network Rail Ltd, Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), Scottish Canals, Transport Scotland
28Weather-induced single point of failure assessment methodology for railwaysDr David JaroszweskiUniversity of BirminghamNetwork Rail Ltd
29Toolkit to improve resilience of critical ports and dependent national supply chain systems against extreme sea level rise (storm surge) eventsDr Taku FujiyamaUniversity College LondonNetwork Rail Ltd, Department for Transport, Atkins Global, Arup (Ove Arup and Partners Ltd) (UK), ABP (Associated British Ports)
30Delivering resilient power, road and rail networks by translating a tree failure risk model for multi-sector applicationsDr Alan BlackburnLancaster UniversityAtkins Global, Blue Sky International Limited, Scottish Power Energy Networks, Scottish Water, Transport Scotland, UK Power Networks
31Real-time assessments of wind related damage to electricity infrastructure Dr Sean WilkinsonNewcastle UniversityEnergy Networks Association
32Software for quantifying shallow landslide hazards to transportation infrastructure under changing climate and forest managementDr Simon MuddUniversity of EdinburghCoffey Geotechnics, Forest Research, Forestry Commission Scotland, Network Rail Ltd, Transport Scotland
33InSAR for geotechnical infrastructure: enabling stakeholders to remotely assess environmental risk and resilience (joint with NE/N012852/1)Dr David HughesQueen's University BelfastDepartment of Enterprise, Trade and Investment NI, Translink,Transport NI
34InSAR for geotechnical infrastructure: enabling stakeholders to remotely assess environmental risk and resilience (joint with NE/N013018/1)Dr Vanessa BanksBritish Geological SurveyDepartment of Enterprise, Trade and Investment NI, Translink,Transport NI
35Environmental influences in pipe corrosion (EPiC)Dr Andrew TyeBritish Geological SurveyScottish Water, Welsh Water (Dwr Cymru), Yorkshire Water
36Assessing the risk to the coastal and rural road network in Scotland due to the effects of storms and extreme rainfall eventsDr Sue DawsonUniversity of DundeeTransport Scotland
37Piloting a real-time surface water flood risk mapping service within ResilienceDirect to support local emergency decision-makingDr Dapeng YuLoughborough UniversityAtkins Global, Cabinet Office, Department for Communities and Local Government, Environment Agency, Leicester City Council, Leicester Resilience Forum, Met Office, Transport Scotland
38The Proactive Infrastructure Monitoring and Evaluation System (PRIME): Enabling Intelligent Earthworks ManagementDr Jonathan ChambersBritish Geological SurveyArup, Canal and Rivers Trust, Environment Agency, Geosense Ltd, Highways England, High Speed Two HS2 Ltd, ITM, Kier Construction Ltd, Atkins Ltd, National Grid Plc, Network Rail, Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), Scottish Canals, Transport Scotland
39Predictive jellyfish bloom dispersal maps for UK coastal electricity generating facilitiesDr Erica HendyUniversity of BristolEDF Energy Plc, Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation, Scottish and Southern Energy SSE plc
40E-Rise: Earliest detection of sea-level rise accelerations to inform lead time to upgrade/replace coastal flood defence infrastructureDr Ivan HaighUniversity of SouthamptonEnvironmental Agency, EDF Enegy Plc, HR Wallingford Ltd
41New field-scale calibration for turbidity current impact modellingDr Mike ClareNational Oceanography CentreShell International, HR Wallingford Ltd, Cheveron Energy Technology Company, Victoria University of Wellington, Imperial College London
42Decision support framework to incorporate river bank stability in pipeline crossing risk assessmentDr Richard WilliamsUniversity of GlasgowScottish Water
43Reducing the ice hazard on smart motorwaysProf. Lee ChapmanUniversity of BirminghamHighways England, Exactrak, Transport Scotland
44Protecting airspace infrastructure: A tool for calculating along-flight volcanic ash dosageDr Helen DacreUniversity of ReadingCivil Aviation Authority, British Airways Plc
45Synthesising Unprecedented Coastal Conditions: Extreme Storm Surges (SUCCESS)Prof Kevin HorsburghNational Oceanography CentreEnvironment Agency, EDF Energy Plc
46Early warning decision support system for the management of underwater scour risk for road and railway bridgesProf Daniele ZontaUniversity of StrathclydeTransport Scotland, Network Rail, SEPA, Arup
47Single Event Effects in Ground Level InfrastructureDr Keith RydenUniversity of SurreyEDF Energy, Atkins
48FREEDOM: Forecasting Risk to upland water treatment assets from the Environmental Exacerbation of Dissolved Organic Matter levelsDon MonteithCentre for Ecology & HydrologyScottish Water
49Seismic imaging for improving flood defence managementDr Shane DonohueQueen's University BelfastEnvironment Agency, Canal & River Trust, Northern Ireland Water/Aecom, RSK Challenge
50Debris Effects on BRIdge resiliencE and FloodingDr Gustavo de AlmeidaUniversity of SouthamptonNetwork Rail, Environment Agency
51Combination Hazard of Extreme rainfall, storm Surge & high Tide on estuarine infrastructure (CHEST)Prof Thomas CoulthardUniversity of HullEA, Network Rail, Welsh Water, EDF Energy, Atkins, Arup
52Space weather disruptions to satellite navigation and telecommunications: ionospheric scintillationDr Biagio ForteUniversity of BathEDF Energy, Atkins
53Weather-wise: working with the weather to improve construction productivityStefan SmithUniversity of ReadingCostain
54Quantitative Assessment Tool for Wind Effect on Wave Overtopping SeawallsDr Jian Guo ZhouManchester Metropolitan UniversityRoyal HaskoningDHV, Environment Agency, EDF Energy, Torbay Council
55Playing Games to Understand Multiple Hazards and Risk from Climate Change on Interdependent InfrastructureProf Simon Tett University of EdinburghTransport Scotland, Scottish Water, SGN, SEPA, Inverclyde Council, National Centre for Resilience, Climate Ready Clyde, Adaptation Scotland/SNIFFER
56RV-DSS: An industry-friendly resilience-based interdependency assessment tool - case study North ArgyllDr Donya HajializadehAnglia Ruskin UniversityTransport Scotland, Scottish Water, SSE, Atkins
57Innovative condition monitoring of electricity transmission asset - from science based archaeology to monitoring environmental risks on infrastructureProf Haida LiangNottingham Trent UniversityNational Grid, Opus International Consultants (UK) , Mosdorfer CCL Systems
58WireWall: a new approach to coastal wave hazard monitoringDr Jennifer BrownNational Oceanography CentreSefton Council, Balfour Beatty Plc, Environment Agency, Channel Coastal Observatory, Marlan Maritime Technologies
59Jellyfish and Seaweed Surveillance (JaSS)Dr Sevrine SailleyPlymouth Marine LaboratoryEDF Energy
60Reducing storm-induced contamination risks to water supply infrastructure by Active-Fibre-optic Distributed TemperatureSensingDr Stefan KrauseUniversity of BirminghamAffinity Water, UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR), Thames Water, Portsmouth Water, Environment Agency

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